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Living World War I as it happened

April 27, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — History teacher Randy Hudgins wanted to give his Columbia City High School students a sense of being there in order to help them better understand the past events they were studying.
To do this, Hudgins assigned his Modern World History pupils to create a newspaper from the era of study — the first world war.
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New traffic signs coming to Columbia City

April 27, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s program to update its street signs became official Tuesday night with the ratification of a new ordinance.
The Columbia City Common Council approved on second reading Ordinance 2011-1.
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Bellmont gets served: Columbia City sweeps to extend win streak

April 27, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — To call Tuesday night’s weather blustery would be an understatement.
   In extremely windy conditions the Columbia City Lady Eagles and the Bellmont Squaws squared off in a Northeast Hoosier Conference tennis match.
   Despite a couple of close contests including a comeback at No. 2 doubles, the Lady Eagles extended their win streak to four matches in a 5-0 sweep of the visiting Squaws.

Perfection still intact for City

April 27, 2011

   KENDALLVILLE — It’s more than a month into the Indiana high school track and field season and perfection is still intact for the Columbia City Lady Eagles.
   A windy Tuesday match on the road in the Northeast Hoosier Conference didn’t change that. The Lady    Eagles outdistanced both New Haven and host East Noble with 73 points. The Lady Knights were a distant   second at 48 points.

Eagles: Four soggy strokes back

April 27, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — Add up all the rain that has fallen in the past week and Tuesday made for one soggy match on the golf course.
   To go along with it were gusts of wind over 20 mph as Columbia City boys’ golf played host to Bellmont.
   After battling the conditions, the Eagles came up four strokes short in their dual with the Braves 176-180.

Whitko track and field teams remain unbeaten atop TRC

April 27, 2011

   NORTH MANCHESTER — The 2011 Three Rivers Conference schedule has been an unbeaten streak not seen by just one track and field team at Whitko but two. 
   Tuesday, both traveled to Manchester and came away with two more wins to remain perfect.
   The boys squad came away blowing away the field. Whitko scored 123 points on eight wins while    Manchester finished a distant second with 74 points and Northfield following at 32 points.

Fairfield bests ’Busco

April 27, 2011

   GOSHEN — Anyone in the North East Corner Conference knows there is no love lost between Churubusco and Fairfield when it comes to any sport let along track and field.
   Tuesday, the two came together for a showdown of the conference’s best teams.
   Both took a lopsided win over Angola on the boys side. Churubusco won 98-33.

’Cats squander lead, fall 7-3

April 27, 2011

   SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko (7-6) was able to brave the weather Tuesday  couldn’t fight off Triton (4-3) four-run fifth-inning rally falling to the Trojans 7-3 at home.

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Eagles drop meet at New Haven

April 27, 2011

Adam Bernhard finished second in the 3200-meter run Tuesday but the Columbia City boys’ track and field team fell in a three-way meet at New Haven that also included East Noble. The Eagles were third with 25.5 points behind New Haven who fell to the Knights 73-68.5.

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George Parkison, 91

April 27, 2011

George Abraham Parkison, formerly of Knapp Lake, died at 3 p.m. April 26, 2011 at Avalon Village, Ligonier where he had been a resident since December 2009.
He was born Feb. 24, 1920, a son of the late Roy and Bessie (Fuller) Parkison. His formative years were spent in the Wolf Lake area. He graduated from Wolf Lake High School in 1938.
On Jan. 20, 1942 he entered the United States Army and served in the Pacific Theater. He attained the rank of sergeant and was honorably discharged Sept. 28, 1945.

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