Archive - Jan 6, 2012
FREMONT â Churubusco girls basketball got down early Friday and was never able to recover, losing to Fremont Lady Eagles 49-31.
The âBusco Lady Eagles kept it close in the first quarter, scoring nine points to Fremontâs 12.
âWe played well in the first quarter,â Churubusco Head Coach Jamie Perlich said. âThen we started struggling defensively.
âWhen we play well on defense the rest falls together. We started getting tired and started standing up instead of moving our feet on defense and our shots stopped falling.â
Jennie V. Weber, 96, North Manchester, died at 1:34 a.m. Friday, Jan. 6, 2012 in Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
She was born Oct. 9, 1915, in Landess, to LaMoine and Ruth (McVicker) Pulley).
On April 7, 1934, she married Milan E. Torpy. He died June 13, 1968.
On June 28, 1977, she married George W. Weber. He died September 8, 1981.
COLUMBIA CITY â Despite July 2011âs ban on synthetic marijuana, commonly known as âspiceâ, is still prevalent in Whitley County and much of Indiana.
Though the marijuana-like drug canât be found on shelves at local businesses, Whitley County Drug Task Force Leader and Sheriffâs Detective Bill Brice said people are going to Fort Wayne or buying the substance on the internet.
âThe ordinance has helped keep the illegal stuff off the shelves, but itâs still out there,â Brice said.
Employees at Coupled Products, a business on CR 600 E near U.S. 30, have been on strike for nearly seven months. Above, Gerri and Bill Wickliffe protest behind the groupâs sign, âRight 2 work for less.â
COLUMBIA CITY â Sworn in at the earlier Board of Works meeting, the department heads returned to give their reports.
Park Director Mark Green reported that tickets for the departmentâs annual Father-Daughter Dance are now on sale at the Park Office and City Hall.
The dance will be held Feb. 3 at First Church of God in Columbia City and begins at 6 p.m.
Cost is $25 for a father-daughter combination, and $10 for an additional daughter.
John Davis and teammate Audrey Gruettert dove Thursday night at Homestead in the conference meet. The meet will conclude Saturday with the swim events, starting at 11 a.m.