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September 24th, 2010

CC stays perfect in NHC

September 24, 2010

   NEW HAVEN — The Columbia City (8-4) volleyball team was on the road in the Northeast Hoosier Conference Thursday looking to keep its unblemished record within the conference intact.
   The Lady Eagles needed only three games to do so with a comfortable win over the Lady Bulldogs 25-17, 25-13, 25-21.
   The win improves Columbia City’s record to 3-0 in the NHC conference with DeKalb, East Noble, Carroll and Bellmont remaining on the schedule.

Whitko turns to students for referendum polling

September 24, 2010

By CHRIS MEYERS
Staff Writer
Whitko Community Schools is turning to its own government students to get a feel for how the community feels about a referendum this fall to give the district an option to raise its property tax rate during the next seven years.
Students will be calling residents in Whitley and Kosciusko counties during the next few weeks to see what they think about the referendum.

Parents get a taste of Eagle Tech

September 24, 2010

By CHRIS MEYERS
Staff Writer
When Myron Green arrived at the presentation Wednesday night for parents about Eagle Tech Academy, he had his doubts.
He was afraid it was a program geared only toward a certain student — either one failing in school or one excelling at the top of the ladder.
The parent of an eighth-grade student at Indian Springs Middle School worried Eagle Tech would “get away from the basics of high school” and be another notch on the totem pole of failed teaching fads.

First candidate files to fill council seat

September 24, 2010

Stephen Smith became the first person to file his candidacy to fill the seat on Whitley County Council that will become vacant in November.
Jim Banks resigned that seat, effective Nov. 2, due to his election to the Indiana State Senate. Banks is unopposed in the race for the seat held by retiring senator Dr. Gary Dillon.
Smith is a South Whitley resident and local businessman. In 2009 Smith and Dwayne Knott entered into a partnership with ALLPro Towing Inc. and started Whitley Environmental after being awarded the county’s recycling contract.

September 23rd

Harriet E. Wiard, 98

September 23, 2010

Harriet E. Wiard, 98, a resident of Fort Wayne and widow of Donald D. Wiard, died at 3:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010, at Hamilton House in Fort Wayne.

She was born in Charlevoix, Mich. Aug. 31, 1912, a daughter of Charles J. and Amelia (Schaffer) Cork.

The surviving relatives include a daughter, Phyllis Arvola and two sons, Robert C. Wiard and Richard Wiard.

Richard Clouse, 65

September 23, 2010

Richard “Rich” Lee Clouse, 65, of Columbia City, passed away at 3:33 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010 at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born July 6, 1945 in Kendallville, Noble County, he was the son of Wilber “Pete” Raymond and Bernice Eloise (Kitson) Clouse.

Gridiron Preview Week Six

September 23, 2010

   The Indiana High School football regular season is half over. Going into week six, Columbia City gets its biggest test yet for homecoming. Churubusco faces NECC sleeper and Whitko tries to stay unbeaten in the TRC.

No. 9 New Haven at Columbia City

September 22nd

Lester Menzie, 79

September 22, 2010

Lester “Bud” E. Menzie, 79, of Pierceton, died at 8:40 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010 at Parkview Hospital of Fort Wayne.

He was born July 11, 1931 in Columbia City to John and Edith (Whiteleather) Menzie. He lived in Pierceton since 1976, living in Larwill previously. On May 15, 1959, he married Alice Eman in Olympia, Wash.

He worked for Kolbin Tool and Die as a machine operator and retired in 2002. He was a member of the American Legion Post 256. He was a Korean War Veteran; a sergeant in the U.S. Army.

Absalom Wilson, 99

September 22, 2010

Absalom Wilson, 99, of Rome City died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010 at 1:55 a.m. in Lakeland Nursing Center in Angola.

Mr. Wilson was a 1929 graduate of Chippewa High School in Wabash County and received his bachelor’s degree in 1933 from Indiana Central College.

Col. City nets sweep over Norwell

September 22, 2010

   COLUMBIA CITY — The Columbia City Lady Eagle volleyball team built on the success of Saturday’s second-place finish at the Wawasee tournament sweeping Northeast Hoosier Conference opponent    Norwell in three close games, 25-23, 25-21, 25-21 at the Donald S. Weeks Gymnasium Tuesday night.
   All three games matched the Lady Eagles strong play at the net versus the strong serving game of the Lady Knights.

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