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September 3rd

Dolores Metzger, 82

September 3, 2013

Dolores Jean Metzger, 82, Noblesville, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at Maple Park Village in Westfield, following a long battle with kidney failure.
She was born to Arthur and Luella (Kislia) Rondeau on Oct. 2, 1930, in Janesville, Wisc.
After graduating in 1949 from Columbia City Joint High School in Columbia City, Dolores worked at United Telephone Company of Columbia City as a switchboard operator.
She married Marvin Metzger on Oct. 7, 1950, in Columbia City. She was a homemaker and was very active in Happy Homemakers Club of Thorncreek in Columbia City.

Terry Marshall Sr., 75

September 3, 2013

Terry Quinn Marshall Sr., 75, of Columbia City, passed away at 5:55 a.m. Saturday Aug. 17, 2013, at his residence.
Born Aug. 30, 1937, in Fort Wayne, he was the son of the late Overton Quinn Marshall and Evelyn Margurite (Huegenard)Murray.
He graduated from North Side High School with the Class of 1957.

J. Richard Cira, 83

September 3, 2013

J. Richard “Dick” Cira, 83, of Columbia City, passed away at his residence with his loving family surrounding him at 4:35 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013.
He was born Jan. 8, 1930, in South Bend, the son of Don L. and Alice Marie (Hickling) Cira.
He was raised in South Bend and graduated from South Bend Riley High School with the Class of 1948. He then graduated from Hanover College, Hanover, with a Bachelor of Science in Education and received his Masters Degree at Ball State and St. Francis Universities in Guidance and Administration.

Eagles off to perfect start

September 3, 2013

Churubusco’s football team is off to a 2-0 start this season.

Pictured, Eagle senior Cody Conwell (33) delivers a stiff arm against Central Noble last Friday.

Conwell has rushed for more than 300 yards in the team’s first two games.

Churubusco will play at Prairie Heights this Friday to attempt to move to 3-0.

Col. City 20, Whitko 12

September 3, 2013

Columbia City quarterback Brock Snouffer breaks into the open with Whitko’s Draven Ivy (23) defending.

Columbia City’s junior varsity football team defeated Whitko’s JV squad Saturday by a final score of 20-12.

Whitko netters go 0-4 at tourney

September 3, 2013

TOPEKA — Whitko’s volleyball team posted a record of 0-4 at the Westview Tournament Saturday.

The Lady Wildcats opened with a loss to Angola in straight sets. The team pushed Central Noble to three sets before losing.

Whitney Hobbs had 23 kills and 19 blocks in the four matches. Elane Warner had 57 assists, seven aces and 21 digs.

Local Sports Briefs

September 3, 2013

Whitko harriers compete at Northfield

WABASH — Whitko’s cross country teams placed in the middle of the pack at the Northfield Invite Saturday.

Whitko’s boys came in fifth out of 10 teams. The Wildcats had 161 points, 10 behind fourth-place Southwood.

Oak Hill was the winner for the boys with a total of 38 points, 15 ahead of runner-up Angola.

In the girls race, the Lady Wildcats had 144 points to take sixth.
Host Northfield was the winner for the girls with 61, just four ahead of second-place Oak Hill.

Whitko next competes at Warsaw Tuesdsay.

Broke again

September 3, 2013

The water main under Ind. 205, south of U.S. 30, broke again Sunday, after it was repaired Friday afternoon.

Water to Parkview Whitley Hospital, Eagle Glen and Irish Glen was shutdown for several hours while crews worked to repair the break.

The city is in the process of creating a looping project, which would provide a secondary feed to residents north of U.S. 30 in the event of a water main break.

Public Safety Salute coming soon

September 3, 2013

The Post & Mail will be publishing a salute to public safety personnel, slated to be inserted Sept. 11.

Pictured is the Washington Township Fire Department.

Front row, from left: Jim Mullett, Ben Ashbaugh, Jason Trabert, Brad Arnold, Nathaniel Worrick, Ryan Walter, Andrew Woodruff, Travis Kuckuck, Kyler Alexander and Larry Ashbaugh. Back row: Kevin Bollinger, Jerry Zorger, Chief Jeremy Hammel, Phillip Ness, Brad Wolfe and Assistant Chief Mike Vogely.

CRASH: Car-train crash kills 2 in Sidney

September 3, 2013

SIDNEY — A father and his four-year-old daughter were killed in a crash in Sidney early Friday morning.

Wesley Cox, 37, was taking his daughter, Grace, from his home in Laketon to his mother’s in North Webster, when a freight train struck their car at a crossing in Sidney.

Cox’s mother was planning to watch the girl while Wesley went to work in Elkhart County, Kosciusko County Sheriff Spokesman Chad Hill said.

The Norfolk Southern train crew told officials that Cox’s vehicle came to a stop before entering the crossing, reports say.

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