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August 20th

Camper rolls on U.S. 30, injures two

August 20, 2010

   Police inspect the underside of a damaged camper after it rolled late morning today on U.S. 30, east of county Road 300 East, as medics and firefighters tend to the driver. According to statements to Indiana State Police, the westbound camper started to fishtail and then rolled. The driver of the truck suffered head injuries and a passenger suffered abrasions. A cat in the truck was put in a police car to recover from the shock of the wreck.

Post & Mail photo/Chris Meyers

Wind energy zoning breezes into county

August 20, 2010

     With at least one business interested in Whitley County for development of a wind energy system and a business in the commercial side of the industry located in Whitley County, local officials are trudging through a 17-page ordinance on regulation of wind farms.

City bolts out the gate, derails Garrett 4-1

August 20, 2010

   COLUMBIA CITY — The Columbia City Lady Eagle soccer squad used an explosive speed advantage and a dominating first half to run its record to 2-0 with a 4-1 win over the visiting Garrett Lady Railroaders Thursday.

Emergency responders ready for costly radio change

August 20, 2010

     Gone are the days of a lone dispatcher at the radio post talking to one, maybe two, police officers on duty in the county.
     Now, there can be up to 10 officers on duty at a time talking to two dispatch centers on radios that far exceed the technology ever imagined a few decades ago.
     But with that change has come a price, and with more upgrades planned — many mandated, but unfunded — an even loftier price is in the future.

Fourth score nips Lady Eagles

August 20, 2010

   COLUMBIA CITY — The win was there for the taking.
   “Bottom line, we just didn’t get that fourth score,” Columbia City head coach Jim Thompson said.
   With two season-low scores of 44 and a 47 in the clubhouse, the Lady Eagles needed only one more score to pull off their second Northeast Hoosier Conference win of the season over Homestead.

Eagles fly by Jets for first win

August 20, 2010

   MONROE — You can put it in the win column.
   A night after being down its top singles player, Columbia City boys’ tennis hit the road Thursday reloaded and in search of its first win of the regular season.
   Splitting up four points evenly between singles and doubles, the Eagles returned to Columbia City with a 4-1 win over Adams Central.
   Returning from an illness, No. 1 singles player Dylan Hinen struggled in his first outing of the season falling 0-6, 0-6 to Adams Central’s Nathan Barger.

August 19th

Railroaders deny ’Busco first victory

August 19, 2010

   GARRETT — The train stopped Thursday night in Garrett where Churubusco volleyball was in search of its first regular season victory.
   After a tough three-game loss to Leo earlier in the week, the Lady Eagles hit the road for the first time on the season and hoped to topple the Lady Railroaders.
   A slow start to the night kept ’Busco from doing so.
   Despite nearly winning the third game of the match, Churubusco had too much of a hole to climb out of after falling in the first two games 13-25, 12-25.

Short-handed Eagles fall in opener

August 19, 2010

   WARSAW – For the Columbia City Eagle Tennis team this has been a match that they have pointed to since a close 3-2 loss last year. With all the build-up and preparation in place the Eagles had to deal with an emotional letdown when they found out in the morning that number one singles player Dylan Hinen was unavailable due to illness. The Eagles picked up the pieces and played well, but fell in the season opener to Warsaw by a 3-2 count.

Industrial park plan gets approval

August 19, 2010

A development plan and plat for a new industrial park in eastern Whitley County got a nod of approval Wednesday from the Whitley County Plan Commission.
The 118-acre area is west of county Road 600 East, between county Road 300 South and the railroad tracks.
The area is already a tax increment financing district and is zoned for industrial park/manufacturing.

Kenneth E. Dammeyer, 73

August 19, 2010

     Kenneth E. Dammeyer, 73, a resident of rural Churubusco, passed away Tuesday evening, Aug. 17, 2010 at the family residence in Smith Township. He had been in declining health for some time, and had been seriously ill since January.

     Mr. Dammeyer was born Jan. 2, 1937 in St. Mary’s, Ohio, a son of Leon and Ada (Moeller) Dammeyer. He graduated from St. Mary’s High School in 1955, and as a young man served with the U.S. Army National Guard.

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