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April 27th

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.

Opal Longenecker, 86

April 27, 2011

Opal Longenecker, 86, of Columbia City, died at 10:20 p.m. Monday, April 25, 2011 at Covington Manor Health & Rehab, Fort Wayne where she had been a resident since August 2010.
She was born Aug. 6, 1924 in Eel River Township, Allen County a daughter of Clyde Franklin and Elta Edna (Disler) Longenecker. She attended the Madden School for six years, Eel River Perry School and graduated from Huntertown High School.
She made her home in Churubusco until 1972 when she moved to Columbia City. In 1997 she became a resident at Renaissance Village.

Ralph Pressler, 88

April 27, 2011

Ralph A. “Stan” Pressler, 88, of Huntington passed away at 4:17 a.m. Monday, April 25, 2011 at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne.
He was united in marriage to Patricia A. Shively Feb. 27, 1954 in Churubusco. His wife survives.
Visitation is from 3 to 5 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington.
Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday, with one hour of additional visitation prior the service at the Evangelical United Methodist Church, 1000 Flaxmill Road, Huntington with Pastor Marti Lundy officiating.

Martha Wood, 74

April 27, 2011

Martha Lee Wood, 74, a resident of Washington Township, Noble County, died at 9:20 p.m. Monday, April 25, 2011 in the Northridge Village and Rehabilitation Center in Albion.
Born Dec. 7, 1935, she was a daughter of J.C. and Ethel Scoby.
Survivors include her husband, Robert Walter Wood; two sons, Brian E. Wood and Leonard Wood; and a daughter, Theresa M. McClure.
A family memorial service will be Thursday at the Smith and Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City with Chaplain Bob Rollins of the Heartland Hospice officiating. There will be no visitation.

April 25th

Larwill man gets court date in Kosciusko Co.

April 25, 2011

WARSAW — A Whitley County man arrested April 6 in Kosciusko County on suspicion of manufacturing methamphetamine will appear in Kosciusko County Circuit Court for an initial hearing May 16.
According to court personnel, a pre-trial hearing is set for June 16.
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Citing conflict of interest, man wants new attorney

April 25, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — A suspect in the case of an exploding methamphetamine lab that killed a woman last December has rejected his public defender because of what he feels is a conflict of interest.
Joshua B. Angus, 25, asked for a new attorney in Whitley County Circuit Court Monday morning after his public defender told the court a witness in the case was a client of his.
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Trial set for meth lab suspect

April 25, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — A trial date has been set for one of the two suspects charged with drug crimes in a case that also involved the death of a 5-month-old baby girl.
Travis A. Wonderly, 22, was in Whitley County Circuit Court Monday for a pre-trial conference with his new attorney, Robert Gevers.
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