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August 12th

Horse owners face neglect charge

August 12, 2010

The owners of the property in southwest Whitley County from which more than a dozen neglected horses were removed last week were arrested Wednesday and charged with neglect of a vertebrate animal for the second time in six years.
James and Cynthia Mullins will appear in court Monday to face one count each of felony neglect of a vertebrate animal. Thirteen starved horses and ponies were removed from their property on West County Road 200 South on Aug. 4.
In 2004, several malnourished horses were removed from the same property.

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Shopping center gets new tenants

August 12, 2010

    Two more businesses have signed on to lease space in Columbia City’s Towne & Country Shopping Center beginning this fall, one a retail store that’s new to the area and the other an employment service center that’s opening at a new location.
     Sentry Properties has announced that Aaron’s will open in the 7,600 square foot store between Papa John’s and Fashion Bug. Aaron’s specializes in lease ownership and retailing of office furniture, consumer electronics and home appliances.

CC picks Shearer as next girls basketball coach

August 12, 2010

   After 520 wins under Hall of Fame coach Wayne Kreiger, Columbia City will be looking for its first under Amy Shearer, if the WCCS board OKs her at its meeting Monday.
   The former player and assistant under Kreiger has been chosen as the heir apparent to Kreiger’s 33-year throne that is Lady Eagles basketball.
   At Monday’s the Whitley County Consolidated Schools board meeting a vote will make it official effectively making Shearer head coach.

Fall sports underway at ’Busco

August 12, 2010

Churubusco front line defender Heather Monk, left, blocks a shot from a Wawasee attacker Wednesday night in the Lady Eagles home scrimmage against the Lady Warriors. ’Busco is gearing up for its season debut Tuesday at home against Leo.

Heat weighs on Lady Eagles

August 12, 2010

   WARSAW — One day after opening the season, it’s back to the heat and grind of the busy girls’ golf schedule for Columbia City.
   Wednesday, the Lady Eagles followed up a ninth-place finish in the Snider Invitational with its first dual match of the season at Stonehenge Country Club.
   Columbia City took on the Lady Tigers of Warsaw struggling in the heat of the summer sun.
   With two golfers in the 40s, it wasn’t enough for City as it lost 185-199.

August 11th

Whitley Crossings provides not just a house but a home

August 11, 2010

A home can be hard to come by and harder to hang on to in current economic times. If your resources are limited, and/or if you have particular challenges, Whitley Crossings Neighborhood Corporation exists to help you find affordable housing.
For folks willing to partner with Whitley Crossings to maintain responsibility of their home and themselves; participate in learning about personal finances, home maintenance, and being a good neighbor; and focus on like goals for home ownership, Whitley Crossings may be the vehicle for them to reach that goal.

Theresa A. Zorger, 85

August 11, 2010

Theresa A. Zorger, 85
May 10, 1925 — Aug. 10, 2010
Theresa A. Zorger, 85, of Columbia City, passed away at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010 at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana, Fort Wayne. Born on May 10, 1925 in Ege, she was a daughter of Frank and Louise (Gibbons) Troendly.

Dave Partin, 62

August 11, 2010

Dave Partin, 62
July 15, 1948 — Aug. 10, 2010
Dave Partin, 62, a resident of Churubusco, passed away at 1:05 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010, at the home of his mother in Churubusco. He had been in failing health since March.
Mr. Partin was born in Middlesboro, Ky. July 15, 1948. He was a U.S. Army Vietnam veteran.
The surviving relatives include his daughters Maryann Grimes, Cayla Coy, and Victoria “Tori” Partin; his mother, Victoria Teague; two sisters, Sheila Teague and Delores Markham; five brothers, Jerry Partin, Larry Teague, Kevin Teague, Doug Teague and John Teague.

CC soccer gets tune up

August 11, 2010

The Lady Eagles played host to the Lady Warriors in a tune up for their regular season debut at home Monday against Manchester.

August 10th

City golf opens season ninth at Snider Invite

August 10, 2010

   KENDALLVILLE — What better way to get the season started than to jump right into the fire of competition.
   Tuesday, Columbia City girls’ golf did just that heading to Noble Hawk Golf Links for the annual Snider Invitational.
   With all of its golfers back from 2009, City fielded a veteran squad to take on 16 other teams from across northeast Indiana.
   The Lady Eagles came away in the middle of the pack taking ninth with the help of five scores within four strokes of each other.

ANGOLA — Columbia City’s volleyball team held on for a five-game win Wednesday night at Angola....
WHITLEY COUNTY — Area football teams are taking a final day of preparation before the season opens...
The Columbia City Church of the Nazarene Alpha team won the Church League Softball championship...

 

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