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Ottumwa Courier (Newspaper) - August 22, 2015, Ottumwa, Iowa Ottumwa courier $1.50 Southeast Iowa a Best newspaper saturday August 22, 2015 in Komi a3volunteering goes to new Heights in sports Bohs football holds scrimmage in local a2behavioral health of Agenda Ben Roberts. The Caner Dillon Voiner receives his degree during graduation ceremonies at the Job corps Campus in Ottumwa on Friday. Ottumwa Job corps produces skilled graduates by Mark Newman the Coner graduating from Job corps Ottumwa in t the end of a journey its the Start of one. A this place has done so much for me a said Glen Carter 23. Carter is a medical office support graduate. Though he came to the training Center from Springfield Missouri he had come Back to speak to his fellow graduates collect his diploma a and look in the Ottumwa area for a Job. A there art1 a surprising number of jobs in my Field Here in Iowa a he said. A but one Day cd like to come Back Here and work for Job corps. When they let me teach a class i got to see How people the Day s keynote speaker said there a no limit to How far these graduates can go. A when i started i was a High school dropout my Mother dropped me off at the bus in Chicago a said Desmund Adams. A i attended Job corps. I was a Little nervous being a brother african american in then he discovered he loved to learn. He finished at Job corps which helped him get into Community College. He finished there and transferred to William Penn University Oskaloosa. He then finished at Drake University with a degree in education. But he wanted to go further even if it meant the Chance of failure. The president of the University recommended Adams for Drake Law school. Adams eventually earned a doctorate clerked for a supreme court Justice then started his own business. A what was the base Job corps a Adams said. A learning does no to in Law school he knew Many of the judges and professors loved Golf. Golf had been foreign to him growing up in Chicago. So he set about educating himself on the subject. That knowledge helped him break the ice when friends talked to a supreme court Justice at dinner. A a in a a 6�?T 5�?�, 250 Pound Black Guy who plays basketball but we talked Golf. I knew the language because id been willing to pursue knowledge of something the judge had fun Adams believed and gave the Young student his personal phone number. Please see journey Page a6 a Gruzin main Street draws crowd cruisers motorcycles downtown by Megan Berberich courier staff writer Ottumwa a thursday evening More than 21/2 blocks of downtown main Street were lined with Vintage cruisers and motorcycles for the to third thursday Cruzin main Street event. This was the third third thursday event put on by main Street Ottumwa with event sponsorship from re performance and Mobil lube express. During Ute event folks walked up and Down the Block looking at the different bikes and cars while enjoying various Fixl and Beer vendors. Cam Steinbach and the grooves rocked out throughout the evening Blanks to Bridge City to and appliance. The stores along main were also open until 8 . To give people a Chance to Stop in and shop Amund. The third thursday on main event is meant to be a throwback to a time when thursday nights downtown wen1 bustling with people. Main Street Ottumwa and other Community organizers Hope to see these events boost Community revitalization efforts. Executive director of main Street Ottumwa Fred Zesiger was thrilled with thursdays turnout. A a in a very very Happy Quot said i counted and there were ii cars and 135 bikes that came out i done to Ever remember thai Many people on main Street but its great we Are Able to hold this event and shut Down the please see Down own Page a6 Bai Roberta die Cam Kenny mite Parks his 2014 Indian chief motorcycle during third thursday a Cruzin main Street festivities in downtown Ottumwa on thursday. Promoting love Unity and peace City hosting hispanic theological conference by Mark Newman Carer St writer Ottumwa a the subjects Are love and Unity peace and god. Die language mostly Spanish. The place is Ottumwa. A the coordinator is from tax Davenport Dux Ese Quot said sister Irene Muff of. A the w As looking for a place and when he saw Bridge View Cente rhe said a hey that a a sister Irene is a Catholic nun assigned to St. Mary of the visitation Church. She said the Iowa hispanic theological conference is actually being referred to by its title a love for god and your Church a or in Spanish a Lamar a Dios y a us it will be taking place saturday at Bridge View Center. More than xxi people arc expected to attend. A a this is a theological and pastoral conference sponsored by the four diocese in said Muff of. A a we re having speakers who arc nationally renowned and Bishop Richard pates from Des Moines will say mass. Usa family oriented conference about evangelism theology and asking a How can we make this a better world and How do we create Unity a i think its going to be the keynote speaker is or. Fernando Casanova from the archdiocese Jan Juan of puerto Ria. A these speakers really touch the heart the mind and the said the nun. A theres so much division and hatred in the world. Family involvement is very important families need to learn to survive. We re xxv King for the laity Lay leaders not just nuns and the Day wont consist of speech after speech. There will be classes a music ministry alongside a choir and videos for children. So far 1,240 people have registered. A a till be a whole new experience for a kit to of latinos Many w to have never been to Bridge View Center. May be bt1 attracted by the Beauty of it and want to attend More activities which can Lead to More Unity Quot Muf Toz said. The Contact reporter Mark Newman email Mnew mama j Orfo Llou i his Muntter Page Tri courier Mark. Today. Mostly sunny with a High of 83. Breezy. Tonight. To percent Chance of showers and thunderstorms mainly before 4 . Low of 59. Breezy. Rainfall Between a Quarter and half of an Inch. Sunday. A 30 percent Chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7 . Sumy with a High of 74. Breezy. Precipitation less than a tenth of an Inch. Sunday night. Mostly dear with a Low of St. Weather Page a6 Index saturday courier a2. As. A4. A5. To. Biba. 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