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April 14th, 2011

Works board to get early start

April 14, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — An Indianapolis meeting regarding the upcoming state Route 205 Project was going to make it necessary for the Columbia City Board of Works and Safety to meet earlier this week.
The meeting didn’t materialize, however, the board will still meet at 7 a.m. instead of 8 a.m. Friday to afford Mayor Jim Fleck the ability to make another meeting at the state capital.
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Freshman’s debut puts City in win column

April 14, 2011

   GARRETT — Two Voddes are better than one.
   Wednesday night, freshman Allie Vodde followed her older sister Cassie Vodde’s footsteps as a Lady Eagles pitcher.
   The young Vodde made her debut on the mound allowing just three hits in a 9-0 shutout win at Garrett.

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Lady ’Cats tagged out by West Noble 7-1

April 14, 2011

   SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko softball dropped to 2-2 on the season after Wednesday night.
   The Lady Wildcats fell to West Noble at home 7-1.

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WCCS teachers take one for team in new deal

April 14, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Consolidated School Corporation’s Board of School Trustees took less than five minutes for a special meeting Tuesday to ratify a new deal with the local teachers union.
The board met in special session Tuesday, less than one week before what may be a pivotal meeting pertaining to the budget.
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’Busco left in dust 13-2

April 14, 2011

Churubusco’s Kasey Gibson slides in at home against Manchester Wednesday at home. The Lady Eagles fell to 0-2 on the season falling to the Lady Squires 13-2.

Post & Mail photo / Nicole Ott

Tax filing deadline is Monday

April 14, 2011

According to the IRS website, taxpayers will have until Monday, April 18, to file their 2010 tax returns and pay any tax due because Emancipation Day, a holiday observed in the District of Columbia, falls this year on Friday, April 15. By law, District of Columbia holidays impact tax deadlines in the same way that federal holidays do; therefore, all taxpayers will have three extra days to file this year.

April 13th

Whitko masters county rivals

April 13, 2011

   CHURUBUSCO — The high school boys’ golf season got underway within Whitley County lines for all three of its teams Tuesday.
   Eel River Golf Course played host to Columbia City and Whitko with Churubusco on its home course squaring off in a tri-meet debut.
   A comfortable night on the back nine had the Wildcats show midseason form with a team score of 178 to come away with two wins.

Julia Snodgrass, 98

April 13, 2011

Julia Mabel Snodgrass, 98, of Columbia City, died at 11:05 a.m. Monday, April 11, 2011 at Miller’s Merry Manor where she had been a resident since March 18.
She was born Feb. 11, 1913 in Columbia City, a daughter of Melvin and Alice (Lower) Schumaker. She graduated from Columbia City High School in 1930 and graduated from Indiana University in 1934.
She taught school at Beech Grove for six years. In 1954 she started teaching Latin and English at Columbia City High School, retiring in 1974 with 20 years of service.

Terry Miller, 53

April 13, 2011

Terry R. Miller, 53, a resident of Churubusco, passed away unexpectedly at 4:52 a.m. Thursday, April 7, 2011 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

Wounded Eagles overcome injury for upset

April 13, 2011

   FORT WAYNE — Columbia City boys’ track has had to overcome its fair share of odds.
   After inclement weather gave the Eagles a late start, Columbia City opened the season Tuesday without its top scorer from a season ago.
   Despite it all, the Eagles hit the road to face some of the toughest competition in the Northeast Hoosier Conference.
   A see-saw meet at Homestead had Columbia City trailing by as much as nine points early on. The Eagles came back to gain the lead by 13 points at one time.

Columbia City soccer player Shila Tolliver signed to play soccer at Huntington University Thursday...
CHURUBUSCO — With a 5-2 win in the season opener against Woodlan and another win over Oak Hill...
HUNTINGTON — Columbia City’s boys track team opened its season with a loss at Huntington North...

 

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