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April 15th, 2011

Timber Ridge, Knights topple City in NHC

April 15, 2011

   OSSIAN — The Northeast Hoosier Conference opened with a tough task Thursday for Columbia City boys’ golf.
   On top of a tough team, Timber Ridge Golf Course gave the Eagles a challenge.
   In nine holes, Norwell put five scores at 43 or less beating Columbia City 155-190.

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No. 3 Lakewood routs ’Busco 17-4

April 15, 2011

Churubusco first baseman Kelary Crabill attempts to pick off Lakewood Park’s Brett Taulbee. The Lady Eagles lost to the class A No. 3 team 17-4. Lakewood Park put up 10 runs in the top of the first inning and went on to win in five innings.

Post & Mail photo / Andrew Shultz

Heuer announces good news for Indiana schools

April 15, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS — Details are still sketchy, but Indiana Rep. Kathy Heuer, R-Columbia City announced late this morning that recent belt-tightening at the Statehouse by Indiana legislators and Gov. Mitch Daniels has freed up an as-yet undisclosed amount of money that she says will be returned to Indiana schools.
According to Heuer, the windfall will be used to help schools fund full-day kindergarten. She said she doesn't know yet how much money has been freed up, but said she knows it's in the millions of dollars.

April 14th

Fairgrounds wall to come tumbling down

April 14, 2011

Looking ahead to the 4-H Fair, the Whitley County Fairboard met Tuesday for the monthly meeting ready to make decisions.
The first work day earlier this month was deemed a success as board president Bill Leeuw said the section of unsafe bleachers came down in just two and a half hours thanks in part to Joe and Lee Bowser from National Wreck Systems who came ready with torches. They will return on the next work day to help put up the new bleachers.

Danny Bolinger, 56

April 14, 2011

Danny Lee Bolinger, 56, of Columbia City, passed away at 12:05 a.m. Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born Dec. 11, 1954 in Huntington, he was a son of Bill D. and Marylyn J. (Geiger) Bolinger.
A lifetime Columbia City resident, he graduated with the Class of 1973 from Columbia City Joint High School. On May 21, 1977 he married Michelle Trimmer at First Church of God, Columbia City. For 28 years, he worked as a welder for Dana Corporation, Syracuse.

Frederick Gaff, 64

April 14, 2011

Frederick G.C. Gaff, 64, of Churubusco, passed away at 11:58 a.m. Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at his residence. Born Oct. 31, 1946 in Wolf Lake, he was a son of Paul Joseph and Joyce N. (Newman) Gaff.

Donald “Tod” Pressler, 81

April 14, 2011

Donald J. “Tod” Pressler, 81, a resident of Churubusco, passed away unexpectedly at 10:05 a.m. Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at the family residence, from the results of an apparent heart attack.

Grand ’Cat walks ’Busco off

April 14, 2011

   SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko had its errors, saw a deficit all night, but on one swing erased all of that.
   Battling back for a second time from a two-run Churubusco lead, the Wildcats loaded the bases tied 5-5 in the seventh inning for senior Josh Pratt.
   Needing just one run for the win, Pratt cleared the bases with a walk-off grand slam shot clearing the 343-yard centerfield fence for the win 9-5.

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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