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September 29th

’Busco continues win streak, downs Canterbury

September 29, 2011

CHURUBUSCO – Lady Eagles volleyball won for the second night amidst a three-day home stretch Wednesday, beating Canterbury in three straight games.
The final score in favor of ‘Busco was 25-13, 25-16 and 25-23.
Head Coach Trinda Goings mentioned the team playing on consecutive nights.
“For us to come back and still do some things that we needed to do after a big win last night; we played solid,” said Goings.
In the first game, Churubusco took an early lead and with the score at 5-2, Danielle Pippenger took the serve and didn’t relinquish it until she helped build the Eagle lead to 10-2.

Col. City honors seniors, ousts Whitko

September 29, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The Lady Eagles hosted Whitko for its senior night Wednesday night at the Max Gandy Athletic Field.
Though the Lady Wildcats lost 2-0, Coach Gary Sims was more than pleased with the team’s performance.
“I am so proud of the girls tonight,” Sims said. “Columbia City is a big team and we competed well against them.”
The Lady Eagles have twice the roster size of Whitko, which is in its first season of IHSAA-sanctioned soccer.

September 27th

Local ‘Patriots’ to host 2nd mayor forum

September 27, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City residents will be afforded another opportunity to see and hear all three candidates for Columbia City mayor.
The event will be the second time all three of the final candidates for Columbia City mayor have congregated to greet the public.
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Special premiere

September 27, 2011

Katrina Simpkins, left, and her niece, Katrina Brontrager, center, and friend Shianne Brooke, saw ‘Dolphin Tale’ at Bones Theatre Friday evening. It was a special moment for Simpkins since she has spent a great deal of time with the dolphin named Winter, the inspiration for the movie.

Serious injuries averted in pair of rollovers

September 27, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — No serious injuries were sustained in two late-night single-car accidents during the weekend.
On Saturday and Sunday nights, the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department investigated two roll-over crashes, both around the midnight hour, both during the rain.
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A ‘Shew’ thing: Local company eyes 35 years of service

September 27, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County police, fire and school systems have one thing in common when it comes to communicating: J&K Communications.
Since 1976, J&K Communications, Inc. has prided itself in two-way, telemetry data and SCADA radio sales and service. The business remains committed to providing the most up-to-date and reliable products available.
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Carl Henson, 82

September 27, 2011

MARION — Carl Howard Henson, 82, of Marion, passed away at 3:10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
He was born May 7, 1929, in Bona, Ark. to Lyman and Leona Henson.
He spent most of his lifetime in Marion, where he retired in 1993 from GM Fisher Body after more than 25 years of service.
He was a member of Marion Baptist Temple where he served as an usher for many years.
Mr. Henson also built two homes for he and his family, played the guitar and loved to put together puzzles.

Ronald Ramsey, 67

September 27, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Ronald L. Ramsey, 67, of rural Columbia City, died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011 at his home surrounded by his family.
He had been battling cancer for the past five years.
He was born Oct. 13, 1943, in Oklahoma and spent his formative years in Sioux City, Iowa.
A veteran, he served in the National Guard.
He married Linda L. Davidson and they always made their home in rural Columbia City.
He was employed at Essex for more than 20 years until its closing and retired from USF Holland.

Paul Sheets, 74

September 27, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Paul V. Sheets, 74, of Columbia City, died at 8 a.m. Monday, Sept. 26, 2011 at Parkview Oaks where he had been a resident since Aug. 4.
He was born Aug. 6, 1937 in Willet, N.Y., the son of Evan Lowell and Goldie Catherine (Walters) Sheets. As a young boy, his family moved to Larwill.
On May 6, 1960, he enlisted in the U.S. Army. He was honorably discharged Aug. 8, 1961.
On June 10, 1961, he married Lois A. May. They made their home in Larwill for a short time before moving to Columbia City.
He retired in 2009 from UniRoyal with 31 years of service.

September 26th

Blessed in life: For Bev Harrold, the good things had nothing to do with luck

September 26, 2011

If there was one word that kept reoccurring during my time with Bev Harrold it was the word blessing. Make no mistake about it; Bev Harrold doesn’t consider her life luck, coincidence, or chance.
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If there was one word that kept reoccurring during my time with Bev Harrold it was the word blessing. Make no mistake about it; Bev Harrold doesn’t consider her life luck, coincidence, or chance.

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