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Archive - Sep 2012

September 15th

WATER BOND: City mulls proposed bond

September 15, 2012


COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City is discussing the possibility of a proposed water bond so the water department can start rolling on its upcoming projects.

September 14th

Churubusco posts third shut-out in a row

September 14, 2012

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco gave its crowd exactly what it expected in Friday night’s homecoming game against Angola.

Another shut-out win over a Northeast Corner Conference team, another slew of touchdown runs by Jason Nicodemus and another strong performance by the defense.

The Eagles are now 5-0 and travel to West Noble next week.

Whitko beats Wabash, 51-19

September 14, 2012

SOUTH WHITLEY — “Three cheers for the Wildcats!” said Head Coach Wayne Swender, pride swelling in his voice. “Hip-hip, hooray,”came the resounding cheer from the Whitko student section — having charged the field in celebration of Friday’s homecoming defeat of the Wabash Apaches, 51-19.

Within three minutes, Whitko was on the board after sophomore Devin Gerding rushed for a 63-yard touchdown.

After a weekend break, the Wildcats will spend the week preparing to travel to Northfield, “a much improved team,” said Swender with anticipation.

Col. City pounds DeKalb, 62-10

September 14, 2012

WATERLOO — A fired-up Columbia City defense forced six DeKalb turnovers and scored six points of its own while also giving the offense a short field to work with for most of the game, as the Eagles spoiled the Baron’s Friday night Homecoming with a 62-10 Northeast Hoosier Conference thumping.

The win boosts the Eagle record to 3-2 overall and 3-1 in the NHC heading into next week’s Homecoming contest with conference foe New Haven.

SALARY RANGE ORDINANCE: Moved to second reading

September 14, 2012


COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City advanced a proposed Salary Range Ordinance on first reading, moving it to second reading at the Columbia City Common Council meeting Tuesday.
According to the ordinance, Indiana Code requires the mayor to fix the compensation of each appointive officer, deputy and other employees of the city departments, excluding police officers and firefighters, prior to Nov. 1 for the subsequent budget year upon the approval of the council.
“I think it’s an appropriate range,” said Mayor Ryan Daniel.

CIP BUDGET: City council approves

September 14, 2012


COLUMBIA CITY — The 2013 Capital Improvements Program (CIP) Budget was approved by the Columbia City Common Council at its meeting Tuesday.
The budget included money for communications, curb/sidewalk, the park and pool, street, unplanned projects and WCEDC.
For the park and pool, $90,000 was approved by the CIP committee for the Morsches Park bathroom facility.

TURKEY TROT

September 14, 2012

Manchester tops ’Cats, City

September 14, 2012

NORTH MANCHESTER — Manchester hosted Whitko and Columbia City at Sycamore Golf Course in North Manchester Thursday. The Lady Squires fired a 182 to win. Columbia City placed second with 200 and Whitko shot a 217.

Manchester posted three scores sub-50, including medalist Lindsay Budnik’s 40. Of the Whitley County School’s, Jackie Leeuw scored the best with a 47, followed by Jessica Klemm with a 48.

Cheyenne Johnson scored a 51, Allison Yoder finished with a 52 and Macenzie Lane had a 53. Sydney Ford was Columbia City’s No. 6 with a 57.

POLL RESULTS: Nearly half know a Distiguished Young Woman

September 14, 2012

The most recent www.thepostandmail.com Online Poll reveals that 48 percent of respondents personally know a current or former participant in Whitley County's Distinguished Young Women program (formerly known as Whitley County Junior Miss).
To participate in this week's poll about the future of Burnworth Memorial Pool in Columbia City, go to the home page at www.thepostandmail.com

September 13th

FIREWORKS: Additional dates fall on Fall Festival

September 13, 2012


COLUMBIA CITY — The Columbia City Board of Works established additional days for citizens to shoot off consumer grade fireworks at its meeting Tuesday.
According to Columbia City Fire Chief Tom LaRue, fireworks can be set off Friday, Sept. 21, Saturday, Sept. 22 and Sunday, Sept. 23 at specific times on those dates.
“The time frames would be that Friday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 10 p.m.,” said LaRue.

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