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October 11th

James Caupp, 74

October 11, 2011

James A. Caupp, 74, a former resident of Churubusco, died at 1:05 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, 2011 at the Towne House Retirement Center in Fort Wayne.
He was born in Union City on Oct. 21, 1936, a son of Kenneth Lloyd and Ava (Frazier) Caupp.
He graduated from Churubusco High School in 1954, and as a young man served with the U. S. Army.
On Nov. 1, 1958, he married M. Fay Wilson.
Mrs. Caupp preceded him in death July 18, 1998.

Clarence Hamman, 79

October 11, 2011

Clarence “Al” Hamman, 79, of Warsaw, passed away Oct. 07, 2011 at 3:54 a.m. in his residence.
He was born Dec. 12, 1931, in Kosciusko County to Clarence F. and Ruth (Garrison) Hamman.
On June 11, 1982, he married Deloris “Jean” Geyer in Warsaw.
Clarence served in the U.S. Air Force for 21 years, retiring in 1973, then he worked for United for 17 years. He was a member of the American Legion Post #49, Warsaw. He also was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church of Warsaw.

Marian Corbin, 82

October 11, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Marian L. Corbin, 82, formerly of rural Columbia City, went to Heaven at 8:35 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011.
God has shown her the path and is awaiting her arrival in Heaven.
She had been a resident at Englewood Nursing Home, Fort Wayne since Dec. 29, 2010.
She was born March 16, 1929 in Missouri Valley, Iowa a daughter of William Henry and Inez L. (Filkins) Miller.
Her formative years were spent in Eddyville, Iowa. She graduated with the Class of 1947 from Eddyville High School.

WCCS faces new challenge in covering pensions

October 11, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County Consolidated School Corporation is now facing a $600,000 annual bill for severance bonds.
In 2006, the district’s health insurance contract covered 90 percent of a teacher’s medical costs through the age of 65.
Beyond that, the district assumes 100% liability on retirement.
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Saturday ceremony celebrates land acquisition for Crooked Lake

October 11, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The Crooked Lake Association (CLA) is an organization whose mission is simple: protect, preserve and enhance the pristine Northern Whitley County lake for future generations.
Crooked Lake is the second deepest lake in Indiana, reaching depths of 108 feet in some areas.
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Mayor candidates discuss money, politics

October 11, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s three mayoral candidates ­— Ryan Daniel, Republican, Cathy Heritier, Democrat and Scott Wise, Libertarian — were guests Tuesday at the Whitley County Patriots’ monthly meeting at the Church of the Nazarene.
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Inmate health: Sheriff discusses prisoner co-pays with board

October 11, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY —  The Board of Comm-issioners for Whitley County discussed a range of topics at its bi-weekly session earlier this week.
The meeting began with County Attorney Dan Sigler giving his report.
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SGCS honors second grader: Meeks given Spotlight on Success

October 11, 2011

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco Elementary School second grader Dawson Meeks was chosen as October’s Spotlight on Success at the Smith-Green Community School Corporation’s board meeting Monday.
He is a son of Joseph and Cara Meeks.
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October 5th

Marines the focus of 2012 Veterans Marathon

October 5, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — In honor of the servicemen and servicewomen who have served our nation, Columbia City will be hosting its third annual Veterans Marathon Saturday, Nov. 12.
This year, special honors will be directed to the United States Marine Corps.
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Corporation reports pupil enrollment up by 10 students

October 5, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County Consolidated Schools reported on WCCS attendance at its work session Monday.
Officially, including kindergarteners who attend half days, the school district has 3,393.5 students.
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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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