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September 12, 2014

CHURCH TO HOST AUTHOR: Maley to speak at St. Matthew’s

September 12, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Author and speaker April Maley will be sharing her testimony Sunday during the 10 a.m. service at St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church. Her book “I Will Not be Silent,” describes the child abuse and tragedy that plagued her early life. In the book, Maley shares a story of personal healing, crediting her recovery to the “One True Healer.”

RUSTY NAIL CROSSING: A bluegrass musical affair

September 12, 2014

Rusty Nail Crossing (pictured), a bluegrass gospel band, will present a free music concert at First Baptist Church of Pierceton Sunday, Sept. 21 at 10:15 a.m. as part of the church's annual Friend Day. The public is invited to attend. A love offering will be taken. First Baptist Church is located at 208 W. Market St. in Pierceton. For more information or for a ride, call (574)594-2197 or 834-2930.

SEARCH FOR CONSISTENCY: The downfall of Lady Eagles

September 12, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s Lady Eagle volleyball squad took the floor of the Donald S. Weeks Gymnasium with the fourth different starting line-up in as many games in a search for consistent play. That search went unfulfilled, as the visiting Lady Vikings took advantage of Columbia City errors to put together runs and take a four-game 25-12, 25-21, 23-25 and 25-16 win Thursday night.

CITY EDGES COUNTY: City gov’t wins YMCA Corporate Challenge

September 12, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — The City of Columbia City was the winner of the Whitley County Family YMCA’s Corporate Challenge for the second year. This year’s corporate challenge had five teams, and each week the teams participated in a different activity, including basketball, soccer, pickleball, kickball, mini golf, euchre and more.

A MOVE FOR MCGUIRE: Change of address opens ballot for auditor candidate

September 12, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Another Republican Caucus has been scheduled concerning the Whitley County Auditor Office. As of Tuesday, general election candidate and former Whitley County Auditor Jennifer McGuire, submitted the necessary documentation to remove her name from the Nov. 4 election.

GIRLS GOLF FALLS TO LEO: Lady Eagles part of 4-way conference tie

September 12, 2014

EO-CEDARVILLE — Columbia City’s girls golf team suffered a difficult loss to Leo Thursday at Cedar Creek Golf Course. Though the Lady Eagles posted a strong score at 185, the undefeated Leo squad came away with the win with a score of 178. The Lady Lions, 14-0, are state-ranked.

Charles Hill

September 12, 2014

Charles Hill, formerly of South Bend, passed Sept. 9, 2014, at The Oaks Nursing Home in Columbia City.
He is survived by his daughter, Janice (Robert) Barkley of Loon Lake, Columbia City.
A celebration of his life will be at their home Sunday, Sept. 21, from 1 to 4 p.m.
For arrangements and further information contact DeMoney Grimes, a Life Story Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City.
Visit www.demoneygrimes.com to send family condolences or sign the guest register book.

Sarah Salas, 54

September 12, 2014

April 13, 1960 — July 24, 2014
Sarah Anne Foote Salas, 54, passed away in her sleep, July 24, 2014, in Cicero, Ill. She was born in Churubusco at Blue Lake.
She is survived by sons, Roberto and Carlos (Rebecca) Salas; one grand-daughter, Izellah Salas; and her brother, Mark (Darlene) Foote, of South Whitley.
Sarah was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Foote and Rosalie Foote Tuttle, her sisters, Rosalie Foote Twaits and Caroline, and brothers, Kim and Victor Foote.

LOVE SHACK: Parking lot karaoke party draws a crowd

September 12, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — More than 100 local residents gathered together at PNC Bank and K&K Video parking lots for the Churubusco Block Party and Karaoke Contest Saturday evening. The definitive highlight of the night was karaoke contest winner Molly Blake with her rendition of Dolly Parton’s “I Will Always Love You,” winning her a $75 cash prize and the title of 1st place in the adult karaoke category. A cash prize of $50 and the second place title went to Lisa Waterman and Tim Holmes, with third place and $25 going to Denise Fulton.

 

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