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ROBBED: Fort Wayne Police probe armed robbery

October 25, 2012

FORT WAYNE — Police are looking for suspects in an armed robbery that occurred Thursday morning in Fort Wayne.

According to a press release by the Fort Wayne Police Department, at approximately 8:40 a.m. Thursday, two males in dark hooded sweatshirts approached two employees from Midwest America Federal Credit Union on Swinney Avenue, forcing the employees to take them inside.

Both suspects, who were armed with handguns, demanded cash before leaving.

Round 2: Local teams prep for second round of sectionals

October 25, 2012

Local football teams are prepping for the second round of sectional play this week. Columbia City is looking to break the cycle against Bishop Dwenger, which has beaten the Eagles in sectionals for the last six years in a row. Whitko faces the No. 1 team in Class 3A in the state, Jimtown, and Churubusco travels to 8-2 Elwood.

FATALITY: Woman dies in crash

October 25, 2012


COLUMBIA CITY — A Columbia City woman was killed in an accident on Ind. 205 Wednesday.
Rachel Anderson, 28, of rural Columbia City, was traveling southwest on Ind. 205 when she went left of the center line and sideswiped a semi trailer before landing in the ditch near CR 300 E.
Anderson was flown by Parkview Samaritan to a hospital in Fort Wayne with head and facial injuries.
The driver of the semi, Timmy High, 56, of Waterloo, was not injured.

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS: Comittee considers replacement options

October 25, 2012


COLUMBIA CITY — Christmas lights in Columbia City, which usually hang on the poles down Line Street and Main Street, may be getting replaced this year, as the old lights are estimated to be 15 years old.
“Christmas lights are one way in which we can continue to be open and inviting during the holiday season,” said Mayor Ryan Daniel. “I think it’s great for community development.”
According to Mayor Daniel, the Christmas light committee consists of himself, Columbia City Councilwoman Nicole Penrod and Columbia City Electric Department Superintendent, Larry Whetstone.

PARK: Renovations in store for Morsches

October 25, 2012


COLUMBIA CITY — Updates are in store for Morsches Park as the Columbia City Park Board has announced several upcoming projects.
“I think people are going to see almost a reinvention of Morsches Park within a couple months time,” said Mayor Ryan Daniel.
According to Columbia City Park Director Mark Green, one of the projects includes the replacement of the park’s main playground.

Columbia City’s boys golf team came away with a win in its second match of the week Wednesday night...
The Lady Eagles traveled to Plymouth for an invitational Saturday, with the No. 1 doubles team of...
Whitko’s baseball team lost a high-scoring affair against West Noble Monday. The host Chargers...

 

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