Archive - 2010
COLUMBIA CITY — This was not the way the Columbia City Lady Eagle soccer squad wanted to open up Northeast Hoosier Conference competition.
Following a closely played first half, the Bellmont Squaws parlayed a goal off a free kick into three second half scores to hand the Lady Eagles a 3-0 defeat in Thursday night’s contest at the Max Gandy Athletic Field.
In an effort to open the lines of communication with residents of the Smith-Green Community Schools district, beyond the normal public input at school board meetings, the superintendent plans to open his door to anyone with something to say.
Steve Darnell announced this week that he will be available for walk-in discussions from 4 to 6:30 p.m. every Monday of the month until May, except March.
FORT WAYNE — Thursday night’s match at Fort Wayne South Side was just what the sports doctor ordered for Columbia City volleyball.
Coming off two disappointing losses on the week against Angola and Garrett, the Lady Eagles rejuvenated their confidence with a three-game sweep of the Lady Archers 25-14, 25-17, 25-10.
About 33 acres of land in northwest Columbia City is now zoned light industrial.
A local business which manufactures products for the military, aerospace and private sectors recently acquired a Pennsylvania-based company to be incorporated into the Columbia City operations.
Breyden Products announced this week that it acquired Gudebrod Inc., based in Pennsylvania.
After nearly six hours of deliberation, a jury of eight women and four men was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of a Pennsylvania man charged with 15 counts of child molesting and 51 counts of sexual misconduct with a minor.
Whitley County Circuit Court Judge James Heuer told the jury that it is uncommon to not reach a verdict, but it does occasionally occur.
“I do respect the fact that you worked your best to reach a conclusion,” he said.
Columbia City at Whitko
Records: Columbia City 1-0, Whitko 1-0
Time: 7 p.m.
Last Week: Columbia City beat Warsaw at home 35-16. Whitko won at home over Wawasee 20-0.
Last meeting: In 2004, Columbia City’s lone win of the season came at Whitko 27-20.
Games Notes: Someone has to lose.
A Pennsylvania man charged with 15 counts of child molesting and 51 counts of sexual misconduct with a minor for alleged sexual contact with a local girl went to trial Tuesday over the 66 class A and B felonies.
The prosecution contends the case is one of exploitation of a vulnerable girl, but the man’s defense attorney says the girl made up the allegations against a man she was infatuated with and upset over a custody battle.
What’s underneath the ground in Whitley County?
The Indiana Geological Survey is working on finding out just what makes up the depths of the county by taking several core samples of the area.
On Tuesday, the crew was at M.C. Wheeler and Sons Inc., in northwest Whitley County, where the deepest cores yet, about 200 feet, were taken.
Five samples 200 feet deep will be taken from the northwest area of the county.
CHURUBUSCO — The Smith-Green school board approved filling several positions at S-G and opening up another teaching position, while adding a benefit to Superintendent Steve Darnell’s contract at its meeting Monday.
Personnel added to the roster included Kameron Miller as groundskeeper/maintenance, Michael McPeak as a long-term substitute covering a medical leave, Deanna Elzey as a long-term substitute covering a maternity leave, and Mark Cheshire to continue in his role as sponsor of the pep band.