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Archive - May 2011

May 13th

Dust, road work discussed

May 13, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — A modest crowd of 16 Whitley County residents sat in the room where county commissioners and council meet to hear Highway Department Superintendent Mike Barton spell out plans for 2011 road improvements in the county.
“We have 640 miles of roads in Whitley County,” said Barton.
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May 12th

Kenneth Coble, 75

May 12, 2011

Kenneth D. Coble, 75, South Whitley, died at 1:18 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home, Ft. Wayne. He was born in Cleveland Township April 19, 1936 to Ray and Cloa (Shaffer) Coble.
Survivors include his wife, Sonda Coble; two sons, Kerry Kent Coble and Brad Coble; a brother, Herbert Coble; and a sister, Alice Leslie.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in South Whitley Cemetery, state Route 14, South Whitley. Rev. Dale Linhart will officiate. There are no calling hours.

Carl Wilkinson, 75

May 12, 2011

Carl E. “Hub” Wilkinson, 75, of Goshen, passed away at 11:10 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Mishawaka. He was born Dec. 30, 1935 in Syracuse to Roy and Katie (Bitner) Wilkinson. He was a United States Army veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Avis Wilkinson; two sons, Brian Wilkinson and Darren Wilkinson; and a sister, Marlene Pollock.

Mary Prucinsky, 72

May 12, 2011

Mary Fern Prucinsky, 72, of Albion, passed away at 4:28 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana, Fort Wayne. Born Feb. 25, 1939 in Fort Wayne, she was a daughter of Daniel Hobart and Selma (Anderson) Wolfe.

NHC grind: Carroll outlasts City

May 12, 2011

   FORT WAYNE — Following its first loss in the Northeast Hoosier Conference, Columbia City softball looked to avoid slipping from conference title contention at Carroll Wednesday.
   Despite 12 strikeouts on the mound, junior Lady Eagles’ pitcher Cassie Vodde couldn’t outlast the Lady Chargers late.
   A two-out RBI single by Emily Catanzarite in the bottom of the sixth inning helped Carroll hand Columbia City a 3-1 loss.

Winger’s HR paces ’Cats win

May 12, 2011

   NORTH MANCHESTER — A swing in the third inning set the pace for Whitko baseball on the road at Manchester Wednesday.
   Senior Alex Winger took Whitko from one down to one up on a two-run homer. The lead was never lost as Wildcats’ pitcher Alex Stoddard finish off a 7-2 win over the Squires.

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May 11th

Wind committee sets direction of meetings

May 11, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The committee formed in March to help steer Whitley County’s direction with wind energy met for the first time recently and established the groundwork for future meetings.
One edict set forth in the first meeting was a gag order, of sorts, according to committee member Mark Mynhier.
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Council hears rule for energy savings

May 11, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The Columbia City Common Council heard the first reading of an ordinance Tuesday night designed to make official an energy savings program for the city’s commercial and industrial customers.
The ordinance authorizes the city’s participation in the MISO (Midwest Independent Systems Operator, Inc.) Demand Response Programs.
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Carroll ekes by Col. City for NHC title

May 11, 2011

   FORT WAYNE — For the second time in five days the Columbia City boys and girls track squads traveled to Carroll High School.
   Tuesday night the Eagle boys and girls competed in the Northeast Hoosier Conference track meet.

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’Busco holds second after day 1 of NECC

May 11, 2011

ANGOLA — Tuesday’s opening round of the North East Corner Conference track and field meet had its share of fast times and long distances that landed Churubusco in second-place heading into Friday’s finals at Angola High School.

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WALTON — Churubusco’s football team faced off against the Lewis Cass Kings Friday night for the...
WATERLOO — Columbia City’s boys and girls cross country teams entered Saturday’s 2014 Baron Classic...
WALTON — In its first meeting with Lewis Cass, Churubusco’s football team fell to the Kings, 16-7...

 

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