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Lady Eagles shutout DeKalb on NHC road

September 7, 2010

   Columbia City girls' soccer dealt Northeast Hoosier Conference foe DeKalb a 2-0 shutout on the road Tuesday night. Goals came from Sarah Opliger on an assist from Katie Salliant in the first half. Michaela McIntosh followed with a second half goal with the help of Jessica Bickle on the assist. Pictured is junior Lacey Jahn lining up a cross in the first half.

Vikings strike early, Eagles shut down 4-1

September 7, 2010

   COLUMBIA CITY — Perhaps morning games are not the Columbia City boys’ soccer team’s cup of tea.    Had the game started 12 minutes later, the outcome may have been different.
   The Eagles hosted the Huntington North Vikings Saturday morning and were handed a 4-1 loss.
   In the first 12 minutes, the Vikings jumped out to an early lead that Columbia City was unable to recover from. Huntington North scored three quick goals before the Eagles could wipe the sleep from their eyes.

Whitko turns top 10 at Marion

September 7, 2010

   MARION — The day was full of ranked teams and quality runners at the Marion Invitational Saturday.
   Among them were four in the boys’ race taking the top four spots. No. 16 Fort Wayne Snider edged No. 5 Noblesville 80-86.
   Whitko had the best day for Whitley County taking eighth overall behind the top 10 finish of senior Brian Menzie.
   Menzie placed eighth out of 198 runners in the field with his time of 16:23.

Too-good-to-be-true scams net thousands

September 7, 2010

     The old adage of “if it’s too good to be true, it probably is” could be used to stop nearly any scam that sets out to gain money, but people continue to lose thousands of dollars to the same kinds of scams.
     Whether it’s winning a supposed lottery, getting paid too much for an item sold online or giving a bank account or credit card number to someone over the phone, there are dozens of ways scammers claim their loot.

John M. “Big John” Clawson, 76

September 7, 2010

John M. “Big John” Clawson, 76, of Columbia City, died at 2:38 a.m. Sunday, September 5, 2010 at his home.

He was born Oct. 30, 1933 in Marion, a son of John R. and Edith M. (Chappell) Clawson. He enlisted in the United States Navy, receiving a Purple Heart during the Korean War.

Surviving relatives include his wife, Lynn.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date at Grace Lutheran Church. There will be no visitation.

Preferred memorials may be directed the final expense account at Smith & Sons Funeral Home.

Willard S. “Bill” Hankins, 89

September 7, 2010

Willard S. “Bill” Hankins, 89, a resident of Huntertown, passed away at 9:15 a. m. Monday, Sept. 6, 2010, at the Kingston care Center in Fort Wayne following an extended illness.

Mr. Hankins was born March 22, 1921, a son of Marvin C. and Marie (Webber) Hankins, and served with the U. S. Army during World War II.
Among the surviving relatives is his wife Isabel; a son William E. Hankins; a brother, Norman Eugene Hankins; and a sister, Edna Marie Snyder.

Michael Edwin Murphy, 56

September 7, 2010

Michael Edwin Murphy, 56, of Churubusco (Blue Lake) passed away at 6:25 pm, Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010 at his residence. Born Aug. 31, 1954 in Fort Wayne, he was a son of Charles and Jean (Bussard) Murphy.

Raised in New Haven, he graduated from New Haven High School with the Class of 1972, then went on to earn his HVAC Certificate from Ivy Tech Community College. For the past 31 years he has been a resident of Blue Lake. He was employed by Sears as an HVAC Technician for over 21 years. On July 28, 2007 he married Rowena E. Walker in Columbia City.

New ’Busco police radios come with hefty price

September 7, 2010

     With a price tag of about $20,000, Churubusco will move forward with new radios for its police department.
     The four radios for the town’s police cars and two handheld radios will operate on an 800 MHz frequency that many police in the state, including the Indiana State Police, use now or plan to use in the near future.
     The town council approved the purchase this week for the radios, some of which will not be available until November.

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