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Whitko to push forward with ballot referendum

September 3, 2010

     A plan from Whitko Community Schools to have a referendum on the ballot this fall for a tax levy increase is still a go, but the district will only increase the tax rate if there is a shortfall in funding from the state.
     After news that the district will get $347,000 in federal education stimulus funding for the next school year, the district will likely not need to do an increase in its tax rate until at least 2012.

County native killed in Florida

September 3, 2010

     A Whitley County native was one of three people murdered Aug. 26 in Suwannee County, Fla., in what police believe was a home invasion robbery.
     Sixty-eight-year-old Nancy Militello was found dead in her home along with her husband, Joseph Militello Jr., 57, and their 32-year-old nephew, Angelo Rosales.
     The three were found face-down and side-by-side in the living room of the home, all shot in the back of the head, according to police statements to the “Suwanee Democrat.”

Eagles shut out Manchester 4-0

September 3, 2010

   MANCHESTER — Coming off their first loss in the Northeast Hoosier Conference Tuesday, the Eagles soccer team looked to bounce back on the road at Manchester.
   Thursday, Columbia City prevented a losing streak and got back to winning shutting out the Squires 4-0.
   As visitors, the Eagles didn’t take long to gain a sizable lead scoring three goals in the first half.
   Sophomore Sam Wight broke a scoreless game on an assist from Grant Wood to put Columbia City up 1-0.

Eagles pack fills top 10, edged by South Side

September 3, 2010

   FORT WAYNE — Just as Eagles fly in a flock, the Columbia City cross country team flew in a pack Thursday at the Wayne Invitational.
   The boys’ team ran in a tight pack placing five Eagles in the top 10.
   Finishing within 30 seconds of one another, Brendon Zoltek led the pack in third while the rest followed: Evan Harney fifth, Adam Bernhard sixth, Trevor Maggart seventh, David Potter 10th.

Hanging with the Cadets

September 3, 2010

    COLUMBIA CITY — There are times when you can take something positive out of a loss. That was the case Thursday night when the Columbia City Lady Eagle volleyball team played host to the highly regarded Concordia Cadets.
    The Lady Eagles played a solid game sticking with the Cadets in each game before falling in three sets 21-25, 19-25, 21-25 at the Donald S. Weeks Gymnasium.
    In game one the Lady Eagles matched the Cadets point for point in the early going.

Columbia City’s boys golf team came away with a win in its second match of the week Wednesday night...
The Lady Eagles traveled to Plymouth for an invitational Saturday, with the No. 1 doubles team of...
Whitko’s baseball team lost a high-scoring affair against West Noble Monday. The host Chargers...

 

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