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Archive - Feb 11, 2011

Council gathers information on radio system

February 11, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s Common Council got a crash course in 800 MHz radios Tuesday night at its regular board meeting.
Ted Hurley of J&K Communica-tions gave the board and the city’s various department heads a slide presentation on 800 MHz technology that’s sweeping the nation’s emergency response airwaves.
According to Hurley, although Columbia City is still slightly behind the rest of the county in changing over to the 800 MHz system from the old VHF technology, it won’t matter for awhile anyway.

Passages buys Lehmberg building

February 11, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The Lehmberg Building in Columbia City is changing hands.
Attorney Peter Mallers of Beers, Mallers, Backs and Salin of Fort Wayne appeared before the Whitley County Board of Commissioners Tuesday to announce the building, located at 333 North Oak Street and owned by Whitley Memorial Hospital, Inc., will be sold to Passages, Inc.
According to Mallers, the bylaws of Whitley Memorial Hospital Inc. require the consent of the county commissioners before the sale of any of its real estate.

Teen changes plea in rape, murder of girl

February 11, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The teenager accused of killing a 14-year-old Whitley County girl in March of 2010 has pleaded guilty but mentally ill in Whitley County Circuit Court.
Joshua M. Wright, 18, appeared in court Thursday to change his plea on four counts related to the rape and murder of Kaylin Doggendorf.
If Whitley County Circuit Court Judge James Heuer accepts the change of plea, Wright could possibly receive a 100-year prison term.
Sentencing is set for March 28 at 9 a.m. in Whitley County Circuit Court.

City’s NHC hopes dashed at Carroll

February 11, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — A win Thursday night had higher stakes attached to it in boys’ basketball Northeast Hoosier Conference.
   In the final games of the conference schedule, Columbia City held on to hopes of a championship barring a little help.
   The Eagles controlled their destiny for, at worst, a second-place finish. A win locks it up.
   However, Columbia City’s chance at a NHC crown were dashed on the road Thursday by a senior-lead Carroll 47-40.

’Busco win keeps NECC hopes alive

February 11, 2011

   CHURUBUSCO — The host Churubusco boys’ basketball team used balanced scoring and a stingy high-pressure defense to run out to a 20-point lead at halftime en route to a 59-39 win over Northeast  Corner Conference foe Hamilton Thursday.
   The Eagles got 15 points each from senior Hunter Nicodemus and juniors Josh LeFever, and Tyler Arrowsmith. ’Busco forced 22 Hamilton turnovers for the game.

Menzie takes running talents to Huntington

February 11, 2011

Whitko senior Brian Menzie signed his letter of intent to join the track and field and cross country teams at Huntington University. Menzie was a state qualifier in cross country this season finishing 48th and collecting a sectional championship in the process. The Wildcats most experienced distance runner holds a school record in the 1600-meter event in track and field at 4:33.93 and is a two-time Three Rivers Conference champion in the event. Menzie will be majoring in ministry at Huntington University. Sitting with Menzie are parents Phil Menzie, left, and Debbie Menzie, right.

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