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Walter Harvey

September 6, 2013

Walter Ray Harvey, beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother, joined his Heavenly Father Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at his home in Denton, Texas.
Walter was born to Paul Dexter and Ruby Mae (Downing) Harvey Dec. 30, 1944, in Ft. Wayne.
He lived in Columbia City and graduated from Columbia City High School in 1963, where he competed in track, basketball and football, and played trombone in band.
He graduated from Taylor University in 1967 and joined the U.S. Navy, where he served as a member of the Underwater Demolitions Team and a Navy SEAL.

ONLINE POLL RESUTS

September 6, 2013

Concerning the Columbia City Park Board's decision to ban golf carts from Blue River Trail:

•Good decision.
•Bad decision.
•I have no opinion on this.

ISMS volleyball grabs first win, downs ’Busco

September 6, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Indian Springs Middle School’s Eighth-grade Lady Stars volleyball team picked up its first win Wednesday night, topping county rival Churubusco Middle School in two games.

The Lady Stars won the first game 25-22 and the second 25-23.

For ISMS, Jayma Acres had two kills. Madison Cook, Emilee Smith and Sarah Frankle each added a kill.

In their season opener, the Lady Stars fell to Lakeview Middle School Tuesday night.

ISMS came out strong in game one, winning 25-22.

Local Sports Briefs

September 6, 2013

Whitko JV tops North Miami in three games

SOUTH WHITLEY — Though Whitko’s varsity volleyball team dropped a 3-1 match to Three Rivers Conference foe North Miami, the Lady Wildcats’ junior varsity squad picked up a 2-1 win over the Lady Warriors Thursday night in South Whitley.

Leading Whitko was Whitney Marsh with six kills and two blocks, and Brianna Tackett with five kills and four blocks.

Jasmine Gregory had 11 assists, Hanna Yohe tallied 11 digs and Kaity Reed led in serving with three aces.

Whitko golf falls to Canterbury

Col. City’s Rongos improves to 5-0

September 6, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City boys tennis standout Niko Rongos improved to 5-0 Thursday night, topping his Norwell opponent, Jordan Dickey, at DeVol Field in Columbia City.

Rongos won a long, three-set match. After taking a 6-4 victory in the first set, he fell 7-5 in the second.

Rongos returned in the third an final set to win 6-4 and improve his undefeated record.

Whitko drops TRC match

September 6, 2013

SOUTH WHITLEY — After playing out-of-conference competition throughout August, Whitko’s volleyball squad finally got a taste of Three Rivers Conference play when North Miami came calling Thursday evening.

Whitko ignited the opening play with a 5-0 lead in game one, and it appeared they would be in the drivers seat.

The Lady ’Cats managed to win game one, 25-17, but lost their momentum after a disappointing loss in game two and did not recover.

The Warriors swept the next three games, 25-23, 25-21 and 25-19.

MAIN STREET: Streetscape concepts stand to beautify ’Busco

September 6, 2013

CHURUBUSCO — Revitalizing the appearance of Churubusco’s downtown has been the focus of the town’s Main Street Committee.

Lucas Konger, of Vintage Archonics, the architectural firm working with the committee, presented a streetscape study at the Churubusco Town Council meeting Wednesday. Concepts to beautify the downtown area included sidewalk enhancements, decorative lights and a center piece to place at the corner of U.S. 33 and Line Street.

IN COURT: Six-year sentence given for Hartman’s drug deal

September 6, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — A Columbia City woman received a six-year jail sentence for aiding in a drug deal.

Savannah Hartman, 20, was arrested in June for aiding or causing the dealing of a Schedule II controlled substance.

Whitley County Circuit Court Judge James Heuer gave her a six-year sentence to the Whitley County Jail Monday, with the entire time to be served.

“You will be transferred to work release as soon as possible,” Heuer said. “If you do well at work release, you may have your sentence modified in the future.”

WHITLEY COUNTY WEEKEND

September 6, 2013

Autumn Arts Festival

The 12th Annual Whitley County Autumn Arts Festival will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the Courthouse lawn.
The event will feature a children’s tent, face painting, a sidewalk chalk drawing attraction, silent auction and student art show. Admission is free.
Visit www.wcaaf.org for more information.

Farmers Market

Whitley County Farmers Market will intermingle with the arts festival Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Local vendors will have fruits, vegetables and plants for sale, along with numerous crafts and homemade items.

GROWTH INDUSTRY: Sound Ideas to build new facility in Whitley County

September 6, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Growth seems to be a consistent theme in Whitley County when it comes to industry and the Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC).

Alan Tio, president of the EDC, was at both the Whitley County Commissioners and the Whitley County Council meetings to request tax abatements and incentives for an expanding company.

“We’ve been working with this company to help them expand,” Tio said.
“This is another great example of positive motion for Whitley County.”

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