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September 12th, 2011

Glitz to gloom: Local man experienced New York City just days after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks

September 12, 2011

President George W. Bush addressed the nation at 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 11, 2001, from the Oval Office of the White House.
“None of us will ever forget this day,” he told the nation, “yet we go forward to defend freedom and all that is good and just in our world. We are going to win. We’re going to do what it takes to win this war,” said Bush.
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Distinguished fans: Local pair have enjoyed pageant for nearly five decades

September 12, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Two women have been to nearly all the performances of America’s Junior Miss at Columbia City High School – and they have no plans to miss this year’s on Saturday night.
The 2012 Distinguished Young Women program starts at 7 p.m. Saturday Newell Rice Auditorium at CCHS. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students.
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Matthew Deeter, 55

September 12, 2011

Matthew G. Deeter, 55, Houston, Texas died May 6, 2011.
He was born in Wabash County Nov. 30, 1955 to George & Patricia (Schroll) Deeter.
They survive at Georgetown, Texas. Also surviving is a sister, Jan Deeter.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011 at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester.
Pastor J.P. Freeman will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Servia.
To send a private condolence to the Deeter family, use the condolence link on the McKee Mortuary home page.

Doris Krider, 90

September 12, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Doris M. Krider, 90, of Columbia City, died at 8 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 at Hospice Home, Fort Wayne where she was admitted Tuesday.
She was born March 8, 1921 near Larwill on the Holycross farm, a twin daughter of Lyman M. and Florence Edna (Watson) Holycross. She graduated from Larwill High School.
On Oct. 25, 1941 she was united in marriage to Toby J. Krider. They made their home in Columbia City until 1946 when they moved to a farm in Columbia Township. Mr. Krider died Jan. 18, 1979.

Ilona Coslet, 53

September 12, 2011

Ilona Coslet, 53, of Columbia City, passed away at 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011 at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Born July 20, 1958 in Mittenaar, Germany, she was the daughter of Gerhard and Leni (Weber) Kohlinger.
On Aug. 28, 1987, she married Curt Coslet in Herborn-Seelbach, Germany.
She immigrated to the United States in 1991.
A homemaker, she unconditionally supported her husband through 21 years of active military service as an Army spouse.
She attended First Church of God where she volunteered in the First Church of God Food Pantry.

September 10th

Whitko posts shutout at Ball State

September 10, 2011

MUNCIE — Whitko traveled to Ball State Saturday afternoon to face Manchester at TRC day.
The Wildcats won in a shutout, with several standout players.

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September 9th

Churubusco hosts blowout

September 10, 2011

CHURUBUSCO - The loss of senior standout wide receiver Layne Fulk wasn’t enough to slow down Churubusco Friday night against Eastside.
The Eagles football team relied on their rushing attack and stingy defense to get the 39-6 win to remain undefeated at ’Busco’s homecoming game.

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Eagles win streak killed by Homestead

September 10, 2011

FORT WAYNE — There are times when statistics do not give a true picture of what happened during a ball game. That was not the case Friday night when the Columbia City Eagle football team traveled to Homestead in a showdown of Northeast Hoosier Conference “unbeatens.”
The Spartans racked up over 500 yards of total offense in the first half on their way to a 52-13 win.

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September 8th

ISMS sprinting to Sept. 14 deadline; requests help from the public

September 8, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — A vote for Indian Springs Middle School could garner a $5,000 scholarship to fund a special field trip in the spring.
The eighth-grade class at ISMS has begun the mission of forgoing an annual spring party and replacing it with a field trip to the Henry Ford Museum in Michigan. The trip would support the curriculum; a spring party would not.
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Churubusco on board with new formula to pay for November municipal election

September 8, 2011

CHURUBUSCO — Voter turn-out in Churubusco municipal elections has been only about 20 percent – or approximately 200 voters – in recent years.
The Churubusco Town Council voted Wednesday to take up the new election cost formula created by the Whitley County Election Board, made up of Debbie Beers, Ray Whitehall and Tam Mitchell.
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