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Seniors ‘Come on down’ for The Price is Right

October 29, 2010

Seventy people waited to hear their names called with the familiar phrase, “Come on down!” Thursday at the Woodlands Senior Center in Columbia City, but only six lucky contestants made it on stage for “The Price is Right.”

“Bobby” Barker, aka Kristy Maloney from Sycamore Village, hosted the pared down version of the popular game show, with the lovely Ann Louise Baas, a senior center volunteer, as her assistant. Calling the contestants to the stage was Tim Leonard, another volunteer.

The story of a haunted mansion

October 29, 2010

Three young teens on the construction crew for the Alexander More family’s new barn in the late 1800s, were kept on the property during construction as travel of the time was difficult at best. This was the tradition of the day and the site, on the De la Balme Road in Whitley County was near a property that was touted to be haunted.

Showing off their bravery over their dinner, the young men from nearby South Whitley discussed taking a trip over to the haunted Hazel Cot Castle.

Remembering Brittain

October 29, 2010

“I’ve missed him a lot this year,” said Columbia City High School English teacher Tom Lough of a colleague who died unexpectedly in April — Bob Brittain.

Brittain was an icon in the speech and debate department at CCHS for years. And he was known not only in Indiana, but throughout the U.S. and beyond.

His former competitors, debate coaches from northern Indiana including Plymouth, Chesterton, Fort Wayne schools and South Bend schools, passed the hat and purchased a tree in Brittain’s memory which has been planted near the library at the high school.

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