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Archive - Sep 2010


September 27th

City gets more brownfield cleanup money

September 27, 2010

     Columbia City received another boost in its efforts to restore the property of the former CF Gomma plant.
     The city learned last week that it received an additional $110,004 grant for its work with the approved firm that will handle the cleanup work at Gomma.
     “We had started out thinking it was going to be considerably less than that,” said Jeff Walker, outside operations manager for Columbia City.

Whitko top cat at New Haven Invite

September 27, 2010

   FORT WAYNE — It was a good day for a run Saturday and a good place to do it for local high school cross country teams.
   New Haven played host to one of the last regular season invitational competitions at The Plex in Fort Wayne.
   More than 50 teams competed within two divisions in both girls and boys. Among those were all three Whitley County schools.
   Running the same course that will be set for semistate in just under a month, local teams got an early test.

September 24th

Local photographer’s work valued by Smithsonian

September 25, 2010

   The National Air and Space Museum in  the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C. has an interest in Whitley County native William E. Jones. In fact, $42,000 worth of interest.
   Jones has compiled a scrapbook of photos and memorabilia from his career as an Army Air Corps aerial photographer/gunner from World War II.

Second candidate files for council

September 25, 2010

   A second candidate has decided to run for county council.
   Matt Boyd submitted his formal declaration Friday to be a candidate in the upcoming caucus to fill the Whitley County Council At-Large seat being vacated by Councilman Jim Banks on Nov. 2.
   “I have been interested in government since my freshman year in college and believe the Council At-Large seat is the perfect opportunity for me to serve my county,” Boyd said.  

Not ready to give up hope

September 25, 2010

   A visit to her daughter, Gretchen, and son-in-law, Brandon, began when Lois Pelz and her long-time boyfriend, Randy Knach, arrived in Las Vegas at 3:15 p.m. on June 4, 2009. They were due home a week later when Lois and Randy would be back at work in Indiana.

CCHS gets new student dean

September 25, 2010

   As administrators at Columbia City High School focus on development of Eagle Tech Academy at the Marshall Community Center, they will get some extra help with their responsibilities from a new part-time dean of students.
   Andrew McDaniel, an English teacher at CCHS, was approved this week by the board of school trustees for the part-time position for the first two trimesters of this school year, effective Tuesday.

CC topples NHC leader New Haven in OT

September 25, 2010

   COLUMBIA CITY — Something had to give. It was either going to be Columbia City’s string of Homecoming wins or New Haven’s undefeated record. In the marquee match up in the Northeast Hoosier Conference, two surprising teams brought solid records into Friday night’s contest at Max Gandy Athletic Field.

’Busco spoils Chargers homecoming early 47-0

September 25, 2010

   LIGONIER — The North East Corner Conference is no longer sleeping on West Noble. Neither is Churubusco.
   After seeing the Chargers dispatch conference power Fairfield 35-28 two weeks ago, the class 1A  No. 3 Eagles made sure they didn’t fall victim to the same sleeper in the NECC beating West Noble on its homecoming night 47-0.

Whitko runs TRC win streak to four

September 25, 2010

   WABASH–– After four Three Rivers Conference games, Whitko continued to hold onto its undefeated record in the TRC Friday night taking out the Northfield Norsemen, and improving their record to 5-1 overall.
   The ‘Cats continued to rely on their defense to hold Northfield to only two touchdowns and Whitko quarterback Alex Stoddard led the offense to five touchdowns on the night, with a final score of 35-14.
Whitko’s offense set the pace for the game, bringing in two first-quarter touchdowns.

Columbia City's Parks Department's Valero Junior Golf Tour played Monday at Eagle Glen Golf Course...
Whitko's 10-and-under baseball travel team advanced to the second round of semi-state play where...
Columbia City's volleyball team competed in the Hoosier Open Thursday and Friday at Bishop Dwenger....


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