Archive - Aug 2010
Agnes P. Stanley, 92
March 3, 1918 — Aug. 14, 2010
Agnes P. Stanley, 92, of North Manchester died at 6:37 p.m. Aug. 14, 2010 at her residence at Peabody Retirement Community in North Manchester.
Born in Whitley County, she was a daughter of the late James W. and Hazel (Raypole) Gaff.
She married Lloyd E. Stanley Dec. 31, 1941. He preceded her in death Aug. 21, 2008.
Whitko halfback D.J. Fouce breaks into a clearing down the sidelines during the Wildcats scrimmage at Garrett Friday night. Whitko spent time on both offense and defense from different areas of the field prepping for this week’s regular season opener at home. The Wildcats play host to Wawasee as part of a three-game homestand to open the season.
Columbia City senior Devin Rice contends for a loose ball against an East Noble defender Saturday morning. The Eagles traveled to Kendallville for a scrimmage in preparation for the season with the regular season opener Tuesday. City starts off the season playing host to Central Noble in a varsity only match at 5 p.m.
The Columbia City gridiron was open for business for the first time in the 2010 season Friday night. The Eagles played host to Goshen in a scrimmage in full contact. For three series the two squads switch between offense and defense running plays from different areas of the field. Next week, the Eagles get their first taste of the regular season with Warsaw coming to Max Gandy Athletic Field.
Doris M. Martin, 83, of Columbia City, passed away at 12:10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010 at The Oaks, Columbia City. Born April 2, 1927 in Joliet, Ill., she was a daughter of Fred E. and Luella M. (Effner) McCloud.
The owners of the property in southwest Whitley County from which more than a dozen neglected horses were removed last week were arrested Wednesday and charged with neglect of a vertebrate animal for the second time in six years.
James and Cynthia Mullins will appear in court Monday to face one count each of felony neglect of a vertebrate animal. Thirteen starved horses and ponies were removed from their property on West County Road 200 South on Aug. 4.
In 2004, several malnourished horses were removed from the same property.
Two more businesses have signed on to lease space in Columbia City’s Towne & Country Shopping Center beginning this fall, one a retail store that’s new to the area and the other an employment service center that’s opening at a new location.
Sentry Properties has announced that Aaron’s will open in the 7,600 square foot store between Papa John’s and Fashion Bug. Aaron’s specializes in lease ownership and retailing of office furniture, consumer electronics and home appliances.
After 520 wins under Hall of Fame coach Wayne Kreiger, Columbia City will be looking for its first under Amy Shearer, if the WCCS board OKs her at its meeting Monday.
The former player and assistant under Kreiger has been chosen as the heir apparent to Kreiger’s 33-year throne that is Lady Eagles basketball.
At Monday’s the Whitley County Consolidated Schools board meeting a vote will make it official effectively making Shearer head coach.
Churubusco front line defender Heather Monk, left, blocks a shot from a Wawasee attacker Wednesday night in the Lady Eagles home scrimmage against the Lady Warriors. â€™Busco is gearing up for its season debut Tuesday at home against Leo.
WARSAW — One day after opening the season, it’s back to the heat and grind of the busy girls’ golf schedule for Columbia City.
Wednesday, the Lady Eagles followed up a ninth-place finish in the Snider Invitational with its first dual match of the season at Stonehenge Country Club.
Columbia City took on the Lady Tigers of Warsaw struggling in the heat of the summer sun.
With two golfers in the 40s, it wasn’t enough for City as it lost 185-199.