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May 6th, 2011

Summer road work subject of meeting

May 6, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Highway Department will host a public meeting in order to discuss planned road work for the summer and an ongoing dust control program for county residents living on gravel roads.
The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the commissioner/council chambers of the Whitley County Government Center.
At the meeting, residents will be able to find out which roads are scheduled for work, what will be done and when it’s scheduled.
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Eagles quietly dispose of Leo

May 6, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — The 2-7 record put up by Columbia City boys’ golf might not seem like much at a glance but something quietly is building on the links.
   Thursday the Leo Lions were one of the first to bear witness at Eagle Glen Golf Course as the Eagles put up one of their strongest showings of the season.
   After posting a season-best total against Carroll Tuesday, Columbia City bettered that mark in a 173-177 win over Leo.

Col. City nips New Haven

May 6, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — If you like baseball games with a lot of offense, the Columbia City baseball diamond was the place to be Thursday.
   The Eagles and the New Haven Bulldogs put up 23 runs and collected 25 hits between the two Northeast Hoosier Conference teams.
   Columbia City pushed across a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to take a 12-11 win.

Joe Krasnansky, 82

May 6, 2011

Joseph R. “Joe” Krasnansky, 82, of Pierceton, passed away at 9:20 a.m. May 5, 2011 at The Oaks in Columbia City. He was born Nov. 14, 1928 in Perth Amboy, N.J. to Joseph A. and Agnes (Jankovitch) Krasnansky.
He was a United States veteran serving in World War II and during the Korean Conflict and was a widower of Phyllis J. Achor.
Survivors include a daughter, Jeanne Krasnansky; a son, James A. Krasnansky; and two sisters, Mary Purcell and Dorothy Tartaro.
No public services are planned. Burial will take place at the Catholic Cemetery in Pierceton.

Lady Eagles stay perfect in NHC amidst brunt of season

May 6, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — The brunt of the Indiana high school girls’ tennis schedule has had Columbia City on the court day in and day out.
   But not even seven matches in seven days has been able to beat the Lady Eagles.
   After topping its 2010 win total of eight the day before, Columbia City returned to DeVol Field courts   Thursday in hopes of keeping its Northeast Hoosier Conference record unbeaten against New Haven.

Harley Mantle, 87

May 6, 2011

Harley E. Mantle, 87, of Kendallville, passed away at 6:49 a.m. Thursday, May 5, 2011 at Parkview Noble Hospital, Kendallville. Born March 18, 1924 in Columbia City, he was a son of Solomon and Blanche D. (Worrick) Mantle and a widower of Valetta Adele Morrissey.
He served in the United States Army from 1944-1946.
Survivors include a daughter, Ramonda Kay DeLong and a brother, Roger Mantle.

Carol Lehman, 74

May 6, 2011

Carol D. Lehman, 74, of Larwill, died at 1:45 p.m., Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Born Sept. 16, 1936, she was a daughter of Maurice and Esther (Circle) Mettler.
She attended school in the Lake Township, Allen County school system. On May 26, 1956 she married Clarence E. “Jiggs” Lehman in Columbia City. After her marriage she and her husband made their home in Whitley County. For nearly 20 years she worked at the S & L Truck Stop in Columbia City.

Farlow’s single in ninth lifts ’Busco over Hamilton 5-4

May 6, 2011

   HAMILTON — The Churubusco baseball team saw both a two-run deficit and two-run lead on the road Thursday at Hamilton.
   After nine innings, it came down to one run.
   Senior Ryan Farlow’s single in the top of the ninth inning helped Churubusco finish on top 5-4 over the Marines.

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Horse show designed for fun, to highlight program

May 6, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — In these economic times, the loss of a job may be a cause for alarm and uncertainty.
When Pam Castle lost her job, an idea came into her head.
“God was saying, ‘This is what I want you to do,’” said Castle. With that nudge Riding With Faith was on its way to becoming reality.
Castle takes in young people who may not be heading in the right direction, needing a little guidance to rein them back to the right path.

Luella Allen, 84

May 6, 2011

Luella M. Allen, 84, of Wawaka, widow of Charles J. Allen, passed away at 3:25 a.m. Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at Parkview Noble Hospital in Kendallville.
Born Jan. 17, 1927 in Noble County, she was a daughter of Maurice and Mildred (Myers) Schlabach.
Survivors include two children, Robert Allen and Lucinda Rose.
The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Yeager Funeral Home, 1589 Lincolnway South, Ligonier with Pastor Diana Siegal officiating. Burial will be in Oak Park Cemetery in Ligonier. Visitation is from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

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