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September 30th

Eagles seniors honored on senior night with 10-0 win

September 30, 2010

   Columbia City boys’ soccer honored its senior class Wednesday night in a home win over Garrett 10-0. Six Eagle seniors in all were recognized. Front row, from left: Matt Marty, Austin Porter. Back row: Tyler Peterson, Jordan Esterline, Devin Rice, Grant Wood. The Eagles have two more games before wrapping up the regular season.

County football's best season ever?

September 30, 2010

   Six weeks into the Indiana High School football season someone has to ask it.
   Is this the best season ever for Whitley County football?
   Think about it. Between the three local high school squads, Columbia City, Churubusco, Whitko, only two losses stand against 16 wins.
   Not to mention one of those losses is to the other when Columbia City renewed its rivalry against Whitko with a 30-0 win earlier this season.

Gridiron Preview: Week Seven

September 30, 2010

   Only three weeks remain in the indiana high school football regular season. Columbia City takes on the NHC's top team for a share of the conference lead. Whitko gets its first big test in the TRC at home against North Miami. No. 2 Churubusco hits the road to Culver Academy for its only non-conference game of the season.

Columbia City at No. 8 East Noble

September 29th

Rondo Miller, 84

September 29, 2010

Rondo Monerville “Monty” Miller, 84, of Huntington, died at 7:39 a.m. Tuesday Sept. 28, 2010 at the Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home, Fort Wayne.

He was born April 27, 1926 in Peru, a son of Robert V., Sr. and Nellie C. (Hartleroad) Miller. He married Norma Jane Nichols.

Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Gard.

Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Bailey-Love Mortuary. Funeral services will then be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the mortuary with Rev. Elzie Spencer officiating. There will be no burial.

Nelson Arnold, 76

September 29, 2010

Nelson R. Arnold, 76, of rural Churubusco, died Monday, Sept. 27, 2010.
He was born May 12, 1934 in Allen County, a son of Nelson H. and Sarah Pauline (Bowlby) Arnold. His formative years were spent in the Churubusco area. He graduated from Huntertown High School.

He engaged in general farming and was employed at Viking in Columbia City for many years and H & H Equipment in Huntertown for 22 years, retiring in 1999.

Surviving relatives include his companion, Nellene K. Miller and a sister, Marilyn (Brian) Parish, both of Churubusco.

NHC title in sight

September 29, 2010

   COLUMBIA CITY — The Columbia City Lady Eagles put their perfect Northeast Hoosier Conference record on the line Tuesday night against the DeKalb Lady Barons.
   Despite being down two games to none and trailing 2-0 in the third game, the Lady Eagles came away from the Donald S. Weeks Gymnasium with their NHC record still intact by virtue of a 24-26, 27-29, 25-20, 25-21, 15-8 come-from-behind five game marathon victory.

14th win setting standard for CC

September 29, 2010

   FORT WAYNE — Six seasons in the making and Columbia City has set a standard of winning when it comes to boys’ tennis.
   Tuesday, the Eagles wrapped up a sixth consecutive season with at least 14 wins. Three-set wins by Travis Johnson and No. 1 doubles Alan Murphy and J.T. Biggs helped the Eagles sweep Northrop on the road 5-0.
   “It’s been a nice winning tradition,” Columbia City head coach Doug Stoffel said. “We’ve had guys that just understand how to win.”

’Cats fight off rally, beat Wawasee in five

September 29, 2010

   SOUTH WHITLEY — The Whitko Lady Wildcat volleyball team decided to take the long route to winning Tuesday night against the Wawasee Lady Warriors, dragging the night out to a long five-game battle.
   After easily winning the first two games, the Lady Warriors came back and won the third and fourth games, bringing the night to a fifth and final battle, to which Whitko won.

Soccer draws for postseason

September 29, 2010

   As the Indiana High School soccer regular season wraps up the paths for local boys’ and girls’ soccer teams were mapped out Tuesday night.
   The Indiana High School Athletic Association held the sectional draw with Columbia City looking for postseason glory.
   In the boys’ draw, the Eagles are back at the Homestead sectional lining up a potential third consecutive championship game appearance.

City approves new TIF district

September 29, 2010

The area outlined in red south of U.S. 30 shows the 32 acres of land now designated as a tax increment financing district in Columbia City. The city council designated the land as a TIF district for 25 years. As a TIF district, property tax revenue for new development will be diverted into the city's redevelopment fund for use only in the TIF district. The current level of property taxes will still be dispersed to taxing entities. Post & Mail image/Whitley County GIS

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