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July 13, 2014

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Osenbaugh to lead Ivy Tech paralegal program

KOKOMO — Kristi Osenbaugh, a native of Cass County, has been named program chair of the Paralegal Studies program at Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo Region.

Osenbaugh will direct the Ivy Tech program that leads to an Associate of Science or Associate of Applied Science degree in Paralegal Studies. Osenbaugh earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Ball State University and a Juris Doctor degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan.

She joined Ivy Tech Community College in 2013 as an adjunct instructor in the English and Paralegal Studies programs.

Osenbaugh lives in Walton. She is an active member of the Republican Women of Cass County and a volunteer with the Guardian Angel Hospice and Foundation.

Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo Region operates campuses or instructional sites in Logansport, Peru and Rochester among other towns.

Ashcraft to showin Art on the Wabash

WEST LAFAYETTE — Cass County resident Jeremy Ashcraft was recently among those selected to participate in the Art on the Wabash local artists’ show Sept. 21 in West Lafayette.

Selection for Art on the Wabash is by jury. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 21 at West Lafayette’s Tapawingo Park.

Pesticide ‘Clean Sweep’ days announced

LAFAYETTE — The Office of the Indiana State Chemist is set to collect unwanted pesticides.

Clean Sweep Days, an Indiana Pesticide Clean Sweep Project designed to collect and dispose of suspended, canceled, banned, unusable, opened, unopened or just unwanted pesticides (weed killers, insecticides, rodenticides, fungicides, miticides, etc.) is taking place across the state in August.

This disposal service is free of charge up to 250 pounds per participant. Over 250 pounds there will be a $2 per pound charge.

Disposal will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 20 at the Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds in Lafayette, and on other days elsewhere in Indiana.

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