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May 1st, 2015


May 1, 2015

EAGLE WIN: ’Busco golf downs Eastside, Westview

May 1, 2015

AUBURN — Churubusco’s boys golf team traveled to Bridgewater golf course for a three-way contest with Eastside and Westview high school Thursday afternoon.

The Eagles dominated, scoring 174, followed by Eastside, 203, and Westview, 205.

FUTURE: Comprehensive plan to outline housing

May 1, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s draft of its Comprehensive Plan used data from the U.S. Census Bureau to help decide the future for housing in the city.

Overall, city officials aspire to promote safe, quality neighborhoods with varying styles, densities, products and price points for all stages of life.

According to 2012 Census information, the average age of Columbia City residents is 10 percent lower than the state average of 40.1 years old. The next census is in 2017

VIKINGS DOWN: Col. City golfers score 149

May 1, 2015

HUNTINGTON — Columbia City’s golf team continued an impressive season with a 149-181 victory over Huntington North in a match played Thursday evening at Norwood Golf Course in Huntington.

Five of the six Eagle varsity golfers shot nine-hole scores in the 30s, led by Tyler Green, who shot an even par 35 to take medalist honors. Two shots behind Green came Spencer Klimek with a 37. Spencer McCammon carded a 38, and both Cameron Slavich and Max Dryer came in with 39s.

DEER HARVEST: County holds steady in hunting numbers

May 1, 2015

WHITLEY COUNTY — Indiana’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently released its 2014 deer harvest report, revealing 120,073 confirmed kills in Indiana.

This is a 4.4 percent decrease from the 2013 season and an 11.9 percent drop from the all-time high of 136,248 deer in 2012. These statistics reflect the DNR’s efforts to reduce the state’s deer population.

LADY EAGLES: Tennis picks up two NHC wins

May 1, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s Lady Eagle tennis team downed Northeast Hoosier Conference foe Bellmont and perennial conference powerhouse, Homestead, in two matches this week at the DeVol Field courts.

Thursday night, the Eagles used wins at No. 3 singles and both doubles matches to down NHC powerhouse Homestead by a 3-2 score.

FREE COMICS: Downtown shop to celebrate national Free Comic Book Day

May 1, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — This Saturday, comic book stores around the country and B. E. Comics and Cards in Columbia City will celebrate Free Comic Book Day.

Comic book stores will give away specially printed copies of free comic books in an attempt to bring in new readers. The local store has reserved copies of 20 different titles to give away to the public on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

10 TO ZIP: Homestead handles Eagles

May 1, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Homestead pitcher Bailey Waugh came within one batter of pitching a perfect game against the host Columbia City Eagles. The Spartans used Waugh’s solid pitching, seven stolen bases and four Columbia City errors to hand the Eagles a 10-0 Northeast Hoosier Conference loss Thursday evening.

RAISING AWARENESS: Hello, Harry the Homeless Hippie

May 1, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — A homeless man has taken shelter in Columbia City this week.

Harry the Homeless Hippie strives to bring awareness to homelessness in Indiana.

He says he is spending a week in all 92 counties in Indiana, and this week he’s in Whitley.

•VIDEO• Chicago Bears’ Kevin White NFL Draft Highlight Reel

May 1, 2015

Bears’ fans, if you want to know what to expect from your first-round pick Kevin White, check out this hype video.

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