Archive - Aug 2010
MONROE — You can put it in the win column.
A night after being down its top singles player, Columbia City boys’ tennis hit the road Thursday reloaded and in search of its first win of the regular season.
Splitting up four points evenly between singles and doubles, the Eagles returned to Columbia City with a 4-1 win over Adams Central.
Returning from an illness, No. 1 singles player Dylan Hinen struggled in his first outing of the season falling 0-6, 0-6 to Adams Central’s Nathan Barger.
GARRETT — The train stopped Thursday night in Garrett where Churubusco volleyball was in search of its first regular season victory.
After a tough three-game loss to Leo earlier in the week, the Lady Eagles hit the road for the first time on the season and hoped to topple the Lady Railroaders.
A slow start to the night kept ’Busco from doing so.
Despite nearly winning the third game of the match, Churubusco had too much of a hole to climb out of after falling in the first two games 13-25, 12-25.
WARSAW – For the Columbia City Eagle Tennis team this has been a match that they have pointed to since a close 3-2 loss last year. With all the build-up and preparation in place the Eagles had to deal with an emotional letdown when they found out in the morning that number one singles player Dylan Hinen was unavailable due to illness. The Eagles picked up the pieces and played well, but fell in the season opener to Warsaw by a 3-2 count.
A development plan and plat for a new industrial park in eastern Whitley County got a nod of approval Wednesday from the Whitley County Plan Commission.
The 118-acre area is west of county Road 600 East, between county Road 300 South and the railroad tracks.
The area is already a tax increment financing district and is zoned for industrial park/manufacturing.
Kenneth E. Dammeyer, 73, a resident of rural Churubusco, passed away Tuesday evening, Aug. 17, 2010 at the family residence in Smith Township. He had been in declining health for some time, and had been seriously ill since January.
Mr. Dammeyer was born Jan. 2, 1937 in St. Mary’s, Ohio, a son of Leon and Ada (Moeller) Dammeyer. He graduated from St. Mary’s High School in 1955, and as a young man served with the U.S. Army National Guard.
Lenville Fitch, 59, of Delaware, Ohio, formerly of Martin, Ky., was born July 10, 1951 in Floyd County, Ky. to the late Phillip and Alka Blevins Fitch. He passed away Thursday, July 29, 2010 at the St. Ann’s Hospital in Westerville, Ohio following an extended illness.
He was a disabled auto factory worker.
Faye L. Wright, 87, Marion, died at 7:40 p.m., Friday, July 2, 2010 in her daughter’s residence in Marion.
She was born in Whitley County to the late Loren and Philena (Brubaker) Hodson and lived in Florida since 1984. She was a 1941 graduate of Coesse High School and was valedictorian of her class.
Arthur E. Loe, 74, of Columbia City, died Friday evening, Aug. 13, 2010 at Sacred Heart Hospital of Eau Claire, Wis. where he was admitted July 31.
He was born Feb. 24, 1936 in Columbia City, a son of James E. and Sarah Jane Olive (DeWitt) Loe. As a young boy, his family moved to the Roanoke area. He graduated from Roanoke High School in 1954. In 1955 he moved to Larwill. On Jan. 14, 1959, he was inducted in the United States Army. He was honorably discharged as Corporal Dec. 31, 1964.
The trial for a Kosciusko County teenager accused of raping and killing a 14-year-old Whitley County girl has been postponed until January.
Joshua M. Wright of northeastern Kosciusko County will now face his trial Jan. 25 for the death of Kaylin Doggendorf of northwestern rural Whitley County.
Wright faces charges of murder, rape, burglary and removal of a body from the scene of a crime in the March 18 death of Doggendorf.
Wright was scheduled to go to trial in September, but more psychological evaluations need to be completed and the trial date was postponed.
PIERCETON â€” Preparations and activities are well under way to welcome Whitko students to the first day of classes this week.
Whitko High School Principal Parrish Kruger reported to school board members that fall athletics are in full swing and going well, while the high school grounds and building are in great shape thanks to the custodial staff.