Rockin' Reptiles offers unique opportunities for the public

Bendix Woods County Park in New Carlisle, Indiana, is hosting its annual fall special event on Sunday, September 16 from 1:00 to 5:00 pm. This year the theme is Rockin’ Reptiles, where visitors can discover the amazing world of these often-misunderstood animals. We share our world with reptiles but often know little about them. What reptiles are native to Indiana? Do we have venomous snakes in our state? What does cold-blooded mean? We’ll answer these questions and more at Rockin’ Reptiles! The highlight of the afternoon will be the Potawatomi Zoo’s “Zoo To You” outreach program, which will present a live reptile program at 2:30. They will also host a “meet-and-greet” with the animals before

Recipes, Etc.

If you are looking for an easy, but grrreat dessert, here it is... Plus take advantage of those great buys of the wonderful peaches. Peach Cobbler with a “Fizz” 1 box cake mix (yellow, white or butter) 1 - 12-oz can of lemon lime soda 5-6 cups of fresh peaches or two 24-oz can drained peaches 2 T. cinnamon Peel and slice fresh peaches into chunks (or drain canned peaches). Place into a 9 x13 inch pan that’s been sprayed with non-stick spray. Sprinkle cake mix directly on top of peaches. Use a spoon (or your hand) to gently press the cake mix down into the peaches. Pour the can of soda on top. Make sure you pour it all over the cake mix, attempting to cover it completely. Preheat ove

Farm to Freezer to Table Workshop

Do you love farm fresh fruits and veggies? Do you sometimes feel just too busy to make a healthy meal? Purdue Extension La Porte County will be presenting the popular Farm to Freezer to Table workshop on Thursday, September 13, 2018, at the Kingsford Heights Community Building from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. CST. We use farm fresh, local foods to prepare a healthy meal for use later. Join us for a light meal and prepare a make and take recipe to take home and freeze for later. You will learn how to: • Prepare delicious, easy and inexpensive recipes using readily available local fruits and veggies • Taste, prepare and preserve a breakfast or lunch recipe to take home and freeze for later • Fin

Are you(r customers) experienced?

To support current and future New Carlisle businesses, local organizations are hosting a free Creating Small Business Success workshop on September 13. The Gazette is presenting a series of articles leading up to the workshop to spark your entrepreneurial ambition. There’s a new X in town and it doesn’t have anything to do with a generation. This X is part of CX and that’s shorthand for customer experience. “Customer service” itself isn’t going the way of landline phones, 8-track tapes and printed snapshots any time soon, but it is now only one part of developing customer loyalty and increasing revenue. Businesses that are focusing on customer experience actually map it out. That is, they no


Good help is hard to find. How many times have you thought or said that in any given week/day/hour? It’s not a new concept or challenge. Even the mighty Google, which receives something like 20,000 resumes a week (that works out to two every minute), knows that the perfect candidate never walks through the door. Did you know Decca Records passed on the Beatles and as a high school sophomore, Michael Jordan wasn’t good enough to get on his high school’s varsity basketball team? Before complaining that you don’t have any superstars on your staff, keep in mind that the Beatles were rough musicians in their earliest days and owning the title His Airness was something a young Michael couldn’t hav

Beverly M. Barnes, 1927-2018

Beverly M. Barnes, 90, formerly of New Carlisle, IN, died peacefully in her sleep Sunday, August 19, 2018 at her daughter’s home in Rochester, IL. For the last three years Beverly was lovingly cared for by her eldest daughter, Carol, in TN. Beverly was born October 10, 1927 in Green Bay, WI to Kenneth and Roseanna Senzig and married Richard C. Barnes on March 28, 1948 in New Carlisle, IN. She is survived by her three children: Carol (Kent) Bahr of Hixson, TN; Kathy Behl of Rochester, IL and Rick Barnes of LaPorte, IN. Also surviving are seven grand-children, eleven great-grandchildren and a dear friend, Dale Etheridge, of New Carlisle, IN. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband,

NP Football 50th Anniversary Reunion

This season marks our 50th year of New Prairie Football. We are excited to announce that we will be celebrating this anniversary by inviting everyone back home that has ever been a part of our proud program. This will be an opportunity to gather with former teammates, coaches, support staff, etc, and reminisce about the “glory days” on the gridiron. The night we have selected to hold this gathering will be September 14th, 2018 when the Cougars will be hosting the Mishawaka Cavemen. Game time will be 6:30 CST. Wear your jerseys if you have them! This being my 18th year on the football staff, hundreds of former players can tell you that I have stressed to them the groundwork that many of you h

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