Friday, August 28th, 2009
Photo by Betty Lawrence
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Doug Everman of Celina spreads out his 500-square-foot parachute in preparation for a flight. The parachute is connected to his aircraft by strategically located ropes made out of Kevlar.
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It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a ... powered parachute. Power parachuting is flying through the air while sitting on a motorized tricycle- or go-kart-looking aircraft that is held up by a very strong parachute. It is touted as . . .
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Wednesday, August 27
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Marion Local prepares for football season
Tuesday, August 26
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St. Marys' Schmitmeyer golfs for guys team
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