Archive - Sep 2010
Dorothy E. Londt, 84, a lifelong resident of Noble County, died at 10:25 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010.
She was born Sept. 16, 1925 in Noble Township, Noble County a daughter of Hayes and Ruth L. (Snyder) Walker. She graduated from Wolf Lake High School.
On Feb. 20, 1944 she was united in marriage to Howard E. Londt. They made their home in Texas until 1945 when she returned to Noble County to reside while Howard served in the U.S. Army Infantry overseas. Following World War II, they made their home in the Wolf Lake community and began farming. Mr. Londt died Aug. 17, 2000.
A plan to create 32 acres of a new tax increment financing district in Columbia City will have to wait until the next city council meeting.
The council was poised to approve the new TIF district Tuesday until council members discovered they did not have the resolution they needed to confirm.
COLUMBIA CITY–– The Lady Eagles Golf team ‘lit it up’ Tuesday night against the Huntington North Vikings with a score of 179-205.
“This is what you call ‘lighting it up,’” Columbia City head coach Jim Thompson said.
The Lady Eagles, now 5-9, posted their lowest score of the season.
“We could’ve beaten almost anybody tonight, this is a real solid score for high school girls’ golf,” Thompson said.
KENDALLVILLE — The rough and long road in the Northeast Hoosier Conference can be tough anytime a team is away from home.
On Tuesday, Columbia City boys’ tennis got a strong test in a trip to East Noble. The Knights had the Eagles down in two positions after one set.
Forcing a third set in both, City rallied for its third win in the NHC 4-1.
The Columbia City cross country teams were on the road Tuesday night at Garrett in a three-way meet with the Railroaders and New Haven. In a clean sweep of the night, both the girls’ and boys’ teams picked up victories. Right, Adam Bernhard runs ahead of a pack of New Haven runners. Post & Mail photo contributed
WARSAW — There are nights when everything goes right and there are nights when almost nothing goes right.
Unfortunately for the Columbia City Lady Eagle volleyball team, Tuesday night’s trip to Warsaw was a whole lot of the latter.
The Lady Eagles had difficulty sustaining any consistency against the Lady Tigers and fell 25-15, 25-12, and 25-12.
A formal agreement between Parkview Health System Inc. and Columbia City for a financial contribution to the local match for the state Route 205 project is now in place.
The city council voted 4-1 Tuesday to accept up to $356,903 from Parkview for half of the local match for the planned multi-million project on state Route 205 in coming years.
Cassandra Petrie of Churubusco won the honor of last Whitley County Junior Miss — winning the talent, fitness and Spirit of Junior Miss awards as well — at Saturday evening’s program at Columbia City High School.
Katie Stetzel of Columbia City received first runner-up and Olivia Western of Columbia City received second runner-up.
The scholarship program will continue, but under a new name — the Distinguished Young Women scholarship program.
Shawn Ellis has been there, done that, and if she has her way about it, she hopes to be able to keep others from experiencing the start in life like she had.
Ellis, who is the executive director for Beds and Britches, Etc., better known as B.A.B.E., grew up as a child of poverty.
“I remember seeing my parents constantly struggle. There were many times when they had to choose between going to the doctor or putting food on the table,” Ellis said.
Mark your calendar and make plans to spend all day Saturday in South Whitley, as three fun-filled events are planned that offer something for the entire family to enjoy.
The South Whitley Fall Festival is Friday, Saturday and Sunday with the annual bed race scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday, beginning at the stoplight on the corner of State and Columbia streets and continuing north on State Street.
Other events include a parade, talent show, corn hole tourney, car show, greased watermelon race, bingo, amusement rides, a 5-K run and music concerts.