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Donations will help S-G students move forward

August 27, 2010

Good news for Smith-Green schools came with a visit from Jay Hilliard, Commander of the Gilbert-Davis American Legion Post 157 in Churubusco.
Hilliard presented a check for $250 directly to Smith-Green Community Schools. Dave Vaughn, member of the Executive Board at the Post, said, “To my knowledge, this is the first up-front donation directly to the schools.”
The funds are intended to help students who may not be able to afford backpacks and school supplies.

Karla K. Coyle-Kammeyer, 45

August 27, 2010

Nov. 16, 1964 — Aug. 25, 2010
Karla K. Coyle-Kammeyer, age 45, of Fort Wayne passed away at 10 p.m. Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home, Fort Wayne.
Born Nov. 16, 1964 in Columbia City, she was the daughter of Kay L. and Yvonne “Bonnie” (Newsome) Coyle.

Bargains galore

August 27, 2010

Post & Mail photo/Samantha Reimers
A shopper looks through tables full of bargains today at the Churubusco United Methodist Church rummage sale. The sale runs through 5 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Parking issue comes before S. Whitley council

August 27, 2010

SOUTH WHITLEY — Designated parking along Columbia Street remains an unsolved issue as the Brownstone on State owners Kim and Mike Balser and Carol’s Corner owner Carol Eberly were at the South Whitley Town Council meeting Tuesday to discuss the issue. Both businesses utilize parking along the street.
The Balsers would like to see the parking be converted to angle parking, while Eberly, who is concerned about losing part of her parking lot’s entrance, prefers that it remain parallel.

Town grants extension for work on unsafe structure

August 27, 2010

SOUTH WHITLEY - The discussion on the Green Parrot building, which shared a common wall with the now-demolished Hicks building, continued Tuesday as Randy and Linda Striggle attended the town council meeting.
The Striggles sold the Green Parrot to Scott Huntley a couple of years ago but are currently seeking legal counsel on how to proceed with numerous unpaid bills left behind by Huntley, who has abandoned the business, along with repairs to the south exposed wall. Due to Huntley’s disappearance, the business fell back on the Striggles.

Rice nets four, Eagles overcome early deficit for NHC debut win

August 27, 2010

   DECATUR — The first half of the Northeast Hoosier Conference opener began with a 0-1 deficit for the Columbia City boys’ soccer team Thursday at Bellmont.
   Both the first and second halves ended with two goals by senior forward Devin Rice who rallied the Eagles to a 5-2 win, adding four more goals to his season total of nine in three games.
   Still looking for their first win of the season, the Braves opened with an early lead on a goal from Holland Herman.

Eagles extend win streak to four with 3-0 week

August 27, 2010

   COLUMBIA CITY — The Columbia City boys’ tennis team closed out an undefeated week by downing the Huntington North Vikings by a 5-0 score at the DeVol Field courts.
   The Eagles claimed the match without a lost set against the Vikings.
   In the varsity No. 1 singles match Dylan Hinen downed Huntington’s Phil Truit by a 6-1, 6-0 count. Travis Johnson kept Columbia City perfect by downing the Vikings’ Keith Stambaugh in the No. 2 singles contest, also by a 6-1, 6-0 score.

City slips up in NHC opener, falls to Squaws

August 27, 2010

   COLUMBIA CITY — This was not the way the Columbia City Lady Eagle soccer squad wanted to open up Northeast Hoosier Conference competition.
   Following a closely played first half, the Bellmont Squaws parlayed a goal off a free kick into three second half scores to hand the Lady Eagles a 3-0 defeat in Thursday night’s contest at the Max Gandy Athletic Field.

Smith-Green opens doors to community

August 27, 2010

     In an effort to open the lines of communication with residents of the Smith-Green Community Schools district, beyond the normal public input at school board meetings, the superintendent plans to open his door to anyone with something to say.
     Steve Darnell announced this week that he will be available for walk-in discussions from 4 to 6:30 p.m. every Monday of the month until May, except March.

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