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May 23rd, 2011

Wise joins Col. City mayoral race

May 23, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Another candidate has joined the race for Columbia City mayor, making the ballot for November’s mayoral election a three-candidate affair.
Scott Wise filed paperwork Saturday to be the Libertarian party’s candidate for Columbia City’ top elected spot.
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Helen Whaley, 100

May 23, 2011

Helen M. Whaley, 100, widow of Waldo Whaley, died Friday, May 20, 2011 at Miller’s Merry Manor, Columbia City. Born Jan. 21, 1911 in Steuben County, she was a daughter of the late Morris W. and Anna L. (Goodrich) Hanson.
Survivors include a son, Lee (Pat) Whaley of South Whitley.
At Mrs. Whaley’s request there will be no visitation or service. Burial will be at a later date at Jamestown Cemetery in Steuben County.

Brent Bartol, 43

May 23, 2011

Brent William Bartol, 43, of Columbia City, died unexpectedly at 2:45 p.m., Friday, May 20, 2011 at Parkview Whitley Hospital Emergency Room, Columbia City. Born May 5, 1968, he was a son of William C. and Nancy A. (Stoll) Bartol.
Born in Fort Wayne, he graduated from Snider High School with the Class of 1987. He attended Ivy Tech Community College where he studied computer science. He worked as a service technician and technician manager for office equipment. He attended Columbia City United Methodist Church and was a member of the National Rifle Association.

Nelson Keister, 89

May 23, 2011

Nelson W. Keister, 89, of Columbia City (Tri-Lakes), died Saturday, May 21, 2011 at the home of his son. He was born Nov. 25, 1921 in Merriam to the late Albert and Gertrude (Addis) Keister.

Canterbury closes door on Lady Eagles

May 23, 2011

   FORT WAYNE — The ending wasn’t ideal to one of the best seasons Columbia City girls’ tennis has ever had.
   Friday, the Lady Eagles saw a 5-0 loss end a 13-win season in the semifinal round of the Homestead sectional to No. 25 state ranked Fort Wayne Canterbury.

 

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Runners fill Tinkham’s Trail

May 23, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — In almost perfect weather Saturday, 57 runners competed in Tinkham’s Trail Run at Camp Whitley.
The overall male and female winners managed to keep the hardware in the family.
The overall male winner was Homestead High School freshman Sam Moore while the overall female winner was his sister, Abby Moore. Sam finished the tough 5K course in 20:54. Abby covered the course in 25:56.

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’Busco’s Ryan Mayer earns All-NECC

May 23, 2011

   KENDALLVILLE — Churubusco boys’ golf traveled to Noble Hawk Golf Links in Kendallville for the North East Corner Conference meet Saturday.
   The Eagles came away with a member of the All-NECC team with Ryan Mayer’s round of 79.

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Cross Creek hails City sixth in NHC

May 23, 2011

   DECATUR — Five strokes separated four at the top of Saturday’s Northeast Hoosier Conference boys’ golf meet at Cross Creek Golf Course.
   While Columbia City was not one of them, the Eagles were led by Dustin Parrett’s 85 to place sixth overall at 344.
   DeKalb came away from a tight race for the conference crown shooting 313 and edging Homestead by two strokes.

May 20th

Mary J. Wells, 86

May 20, 2011

Mary J. Wells, 86, of Columbia City, passed away at 9:45 p.m. Monday, May 16, 2011 at her residence.
Born Nov. 30, 1925, she was a daughter of the late Harvey and Grace (DeGroot) Lewellen.
Survivors include her husband, William E. Wells; daughters, Lynn Miller, Dee Richhart and Vicky Stanley; and sons, Stephan Wells and Timothy Wells.
Service is 11 a.m. Saturday at C.M. Sloan & Sons, 1327 Wells St., Fort Wayne with calling one hour prior. Denny Coppens officiating. Calling also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial in Fairview Cemetery.

Marjorie Chidester, 85

May 20, 2011

Marjorie J. “Marge” Chidester, formerly of Fort Wayne, and currently a resident of Sarasota, Fla., died Thursday, May 12, 2011. Born July 23, 1925, she was a daughter of Charles V. and Carrie E. (Gallogly) David and a widow of John Chidester.
Survivors include a son, Dean J. Chidester.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the chapel at Greenlawn Memorial Park, 6700 Covington Rd., Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior. Pastor John Gardner of Plymouth Congregational Church of Christ officiating.

Columbia City soccer player Shila Tolliver signed to play soccer at Huntington University Thursday...
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HUNTINGTON — Columbia City’s boys track team opened its season with a loss at Huntington North...

 

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