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August 29th

VIDEO: Trestman compliments Holmes as he recaps 4th preseason game

August 29, 2014

VIDEO: Trestman compliments Holmes as he recaps 4th preseason game

FREE MEAL: Ball Furniture hosting free Bar-B-Q this Saturday to signal end of summer

August 29, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY – Ball Furniture & Mattress Co. in downtown Columbia City will offer a free barbeque meal this Saturday starting at 11 a.m. as part of Labor Day Weekend.

The free meal, prepared by Bruno's Bar-B-Q, "with all the fixin's," is part of Ball Furniture's "End-of-Summer Sizzlin' Saturday Cookout Sale," as well as a salute to past, current and future customers.

"Customer Appreciation Savings" of up to 60 percent will be available on furniture, mattresses and accessories this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. throughout the store.

August 28th

5-0 SWEEP: Eagle netters swept by Manchester

August 28, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco’s boys tennis team fell in a 5-0 match to Manchester. The Eagles suffered difficult losses, including several sweeps.
Playing the most competitive match was Luke Lillmars in No. 1 singles. Lillmars fell 6-4, 6-2 to Manchester’s Connor Eichenauer.

17 SAVES IN LOSS: Lady Wildcats fall to Rochester, 4-1

August 28, 2014

ROCHESTER — Whitko’s girls soccer team traveled to Rochester Wednesday night and fell 4-1 to the Three Rivers Conference foe. Whitko’s lone goal was scored by Riley Insley in the first half, but the Lady Zebras tallied three goals in the first half and tacked on another in the second half for the win. Whitko goalkeeper Ilyssa Bennett posted 17 saves in the loss.

POINT-FOR-POINT: ’Busco volleyball tops Whitko in close match

August 28, 2014

SOUTH WHITLEY — Churubusco’s volleyball team traveled cross-county to South Whitley to take on the Lady Wildcats Tuesday night. The Lady Eagles picked up the win in a close, five-game match with Whitko.

HOTEL FITNESS: Championship tees off today

August 28, 2014

FORT WAYNE — Web.com’s Hotel Fitness Championship in Fort Wayne opens with the first round of golf today. Tee times began at 7:30 a.m. and the match will be aired on the Golf Channel. The championship consists of four rounds, with the final round on Sunday, weather permitting.
The Hotel Fitness Championship is held at Sycamore Hills Golf Club.

FIRST-AID: Middle schoolers become trained to save

August 28, 2014

Seventh-grade students enrolled in Whitko Middle School’s Family and Consumer Sciences class recently learned about first aid. Christine Miller, Whitko Middle School a registered nurse, presented and demonstrated to the students how to perform CPR, the Heimlich maneuver and basic first aid procedures. The students were then able to practice those skills on a manikin.

OUT WITH OLD, IN WITH NEW: Engine passed on to Richland Township

August 28, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Less than two weeks ago, Thorncreek Township Fire Department unveiled a new fire engine for its station. As one new engine came into the department, another engine was let go.

COUNTY RIVALS: Eagles, ’Cats bring opposite styles to Friday’s game

August 28, 2014

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko and Columbia City are bringing two different styles of play to Friday night’s county-rivalry match up in South Whitley. Columbia City brings a competitive passing game, while Whitko ran much of its season opener on the ground last week.

Whitko quarterback Garrett Elder had a strong performance on the ground in the Wildcats’ season opener against Wawasee last week. Elder was the leading ballcarrier with 168 of Whitko’s 312 rushing yards, including an 80-yard break-away run for a touchdown.

Lavonne Galway, 89

August 28, 2014

March 4, 1928 — Aug. 26, 2014
Lavonne Irene Hobbs Galway, 86, of Columbia City, passed away peacefully of kidney failure at 7:21 p.m. Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at Parkview Whitley Hospital.
Born on March 4, 1928, in Grant County, she was the daughter of Noble D. and Dorothy O. (Long) Hobbs.
She had lived in Columbia City since 2001. Prior to her move, the majority of her life was spent in Marion.
She graduated from Marion High School with the Class of 1946 and Marion Business College where she studied business.

COLUMBIA CITY — Midway through the third quarter, Columbia City’s Brachen Hazen had 10 rebounds....
COLUMBIA CITY — The eighth grade Lady Eagles defeated Maple Creek Dec. 18 by the score of 34-30....
FORT WAYNE — The Columbia City Lady Eagle basketball squad traveled to Concordia Lutheran High...

 

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