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Drew Brees greets campers

Purdue youth camps scores with name change, partnership

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s award-winning National Youth Sports Program has a new name and partnership thanks to old friends, Drew Brees and Purdue Employees Federal Credit Union. Drew Brees, quarterback for the New Orleans Saints and former Purdue University football player, visits with campers at Purdue’s 2007 National Youth Sports Program. (Purdue News […] Read the full story

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13-year-old West Lafayette boy wins Scripps National Spelling Bee

WASHINGTON, DC — Sameer Mishra, a 13-year-old speller from West Lafayette, Ind., won the 2008 Scripps National Spelling Bee Friday night. Sameer was named the Scripps National Spelling Bee Champion in the 16th round after correctly spelling the word “guerdon,” which is defined as “something that one has earned or gained : a reward, recompense, […] Read the full story

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First Baptist Church of Lafayette to host weekend retreat, June 6-8

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (Lafayette Online) — As part of its Sabbatical 2008 Series, First Baptist Church of Lafayette will host a weekend retreat, June 6-8, 2008, with Dr. Stephen W. Robbins, President of RobbinsNest Ministries, and author of Transforming Beliefs: Spiritual Guidance through the Apostles’ Creed. Friday, June 6, at 7:00 p.m., Dr. Robbins will speak […] Read the full story

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CityBus offers free rides June 19, urges drivers to dump the pump

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (Lafayette Online) — CityBus is inviting Lafayette and West Lafayette drivers to “Dump the Pump” and ride the bus instead. To kick off its campaign highlighting the financial and environmental benefits of public transportation, CityBus invites everyone to ride free all day on all routes on Thursday, June 19. Lafayette Mayor Tony Roswarski […] Read the full story

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Purdue police warn of break-in on Russell Street

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University Police are investigating a break-in that occurred Wednesday morning at 130 Russell St., West Lafayette A male resident of the house told police he was awakened by the handle to his room door being jiggled, said interim Police Chief John Cox. The resident got up to see who was […] Read the full story

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$50,000 reward offered in Tippecanoe Courthouse attempted bombing

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Tippecanoe County Sheriffs Office and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are offering a reward of up to $50,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the attempted bombing of the Tippecanoe County Courthouse. On Aug. 2, […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 October 2020