Archive - May 3, 2012
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s girls tennis team edged out Leo Wednesday night, 3-2, in Columbia City.
No. 1 singles Celine Rongos won her match, 6-1, 6-1.
Both doubles teams also picked up wins. Breanna Hicks and Sydney Ford defeated the Lady Lions 6-3, 6-4. In No. 2 doubles, Blake Farber and Macie Hinen beat Leo 6-3, 6-2.
Columbia Cityâ€™s two losses were close matches, with both going into extra sets.
Whitley County Farmerâ€™s Market starts Saturday
The Whitley County Farmerâ€™s Market will start Saturday and end Oct. 13.
Meeting time will be every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and every Wednesday from 3 to 7 p.m. at TSC.
The event will be located at the Courthouse Lawn on Saturdays and Tractor Supply on Wednesdays
The Farmerâ€™s Market will provide an assortment of fresh produce, lush plants for your garden and home items.
All items can be found each week.
It will be a bustling place filled with music and friends.
Car show and benefit Saturday
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Finally, South Whitley is showing signs of spring.
This means it is time for Spring Clean-Up Day slated for Saturday.
â€śItems must be curbside no later than 6 a.m. on (Saturday),â€ť Clerk-Treasurer Bob Gould said.
According to Gould, there will be fees for larger items such as electronics, appliances, tires and batteries.
After spending two weeks in Belgium, Shriner Lake resident Gail Morris, returned home, bringing with her more information about her family as well as fond memories about the trip.
â€śIt was a trip that I donâ€™t know if you could repeat, and what I liked most about it was family,â€ť said Morris. â€śIâ€™ve traveled all over the world as a tourist, but when you can travel and be with family, itâ€™s just so special.â€ť
FORT WAYNE â€” Though Columbia Cityâ€™s golf team didnâ€™t win Tuesday night against undefeated Northeast Hoosier Conference foe Carroll, the Eagles posted their best score of the season. The Chargers won 151-166.
â€śItâ€™s our best total of the year,â€ť Columbia City Head Coach Andrew Thompson said. â€śIt was a good night for us at Autumn Ridge. We had a good showing."
Columbia Cityâ€™s players hadnâ€™t played the course in their varsity careers, and Thompson was impressed with their performance.
Max Dryer and Dustin Parrett of Columbia City each shot 41s.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The Columbia City baseball team clobbered the DeKalb Barons Wednesday night, 15-7.
The Eagles now hold a record of 9-5 on the year, 1-2 in the Northeast Hoosier Conference.
Columbia City scored 15 runs on 18 hits to go with two errors. DeKalb scored seven runs with 11 hits and no errors.
Columbia City third baseman Jordan Bickle hit two doubles in the game, while designated hitter Austin McCormick and first baseman Connor Reed smacked one double each.
Left fielder Connor Slavich smashed a three-run home run, his second dinger on the season.
COLUMBIA CITY â€“ It's summertime weather and motorists are traveling â€“ and, you guessed it, gas prices spiked to $4 in Whitley County late Wednesday and overnight.
An exception was Valero in Columbia City, which was still pumping regular at $3.75 early Thursday.
Several stations in northwest Indiana are selling a gallon of unleaded well above $4. The highest is $4.29 in Highland and Merrillville.
The lowest unleaded gas in Indiana is $3.58 in Crawfordsville.