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September 19th, 2011

CCPD radio upgrade progressing

September 19, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY – While nothing has yet been finalized, steps were taken this week by Columbia City Common Council to advance upgrades to the police department’s radio communication.
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September 16th

Whitko posts consecutive TRC shut out

September 17, 2011

WABASH — Though Whitko’s 35-0 shut out win over Wabash may not have been pretty, the Wildcats advanced to 3-0 in the Three Rivers Conference Friday night in Wabash.
In a game full of penalties and fumbles, the Wildcats still managed to post 342 yards offense and relied on their defense to hold Wabash to sub-100 yards.
The game had 12 penalties, six from each team, totaling 95 yards.
Whitko gave up the ball three times to fumbles in the first half.
“We had trouble hanging on to the ball,” Swender said. “In the second half we controlled the ball better and made some good things happen.”

Churubusco wins close NECC game at Angola

September 17, 2011

ANGOLA – Churubusco football took it’s undefeated record to Angola Friday and came away in better shape, beating the Angola Hornets 37-21 in what was a very back and forth contest.
The Eagles began the game doing what they do best, running the ball. Halfway into the first quarter, Cory Miller took a handoff from 15 yards out to put ’Busco in the lead, 7-0.
The Eagles next drive began at their own three yard line, a drive which resulted in an 82-yard touchdown run by Jason Nicodemus to end the first quarter, part of his 127 yards in the first half.

Eagles delight Homecoming Crowd — 2011 Homecoming King rules over DeKalb’s Knights

September 17, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Homecoming is a time for alumni to return to their alma mater, to enjoy seeing old friends and to get caught up in the spirit of the occasion.
It is also a time to see the home team post a football victory. The fans that came to the Max Gandy Athletic Field Friday night got exactly what they came for.
With the stands filled and a loud cheering crowd, the Columbia City Eagles football squad upheld their end of the bargain, posting a 28-14 win over visiting Northeast Hoosier
Conference foe New Haven.

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September 15th

Eagles post first shut out of season

September 15, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Not even Wednesday night’s cold drizzle could cool off the spirits of the Columbia City boy’s soccer team.
The Eagles used a deliberate attack to slow down the Wawasee Warriors and post their first shutout win of the season, 6-0, at the Max Gandy Athletic Field.
“I’m really proud of our guys,” said Columbia City head coach Devin Keener. “They really stepped up their game tonight.”
The Eagles spread their offensive players around the goal, and with 33:18 left in the first half, junior Blake Kreienbrink knocked a ball into an open net after drawing out the Wawasee keeper.

3 detained suspected of armed robbery near dam

September 15, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY — Three suspects were detained Wednesday after a reported armed robbery near the Collamer Dam – allegedly stemming from an aborted transaction involving the sale of a CD player and amplifier.
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Columbia City took lead with golf carts; countywide ordinance now enacted

September 15, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — In 2009, a couple moved to Columbia City from their home in Warsaw. In June of that year they questioned Columbia City City Council regarding use of a golf cart as transportation – something they were allowed to do in the mobile home park from which they moved.
At the time however, state law prohibited golf carts on public roadways.
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CC Buggies Club promotes alternative transportation for short-distance travel

September 15, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — A new club started in Columbia City over the summer – the CC Buggies Club – is an organization for golf cart enthusiasts.
Currently, the club has 13 carts and 27 members.
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Jean Smith, 90

September 15, 2011

Jean E. Smith, 90, of Columbia City, died at 3:23 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011 at Parkview Whitley Hospital, Columbia City.
Born on March 1, 1921, in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of the late Melvin and Gladys (Sadler) Leamon.
On March 8, 1939, she married Harry Norwood Smith in Kentucky.
She worked for Williams Food Market in the produce department and for many years was employed by Schultz Dime Store in Columbia City, retiring in 1986.
She was an avid square dancer and would attend conventions and belonged to the Dancernauts Dance Club.

September 14th

Breaking News: Armed robbery

September 14, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY — The Whitley County Sheriff's Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred Wednesday evening in southwest Whitley county.

A full story will appear in Thursday's edition of The Post and Mail

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