May 6th, 2015
ZIONSVILLE â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s Eagle boysâ€™ volleyball team traveled to Zionsville on Saturday, for a 10-team tourney at Zionsville High School. The Eagles finished the day with a 1-3 record.
Columbia City opened play against Lafayette Jefferson in what was the first meeting of the season for the two teams.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Thursday is National Day of Prayer, and several local events will be held in Whitley County.
Thursday morning at 7 a.m. there will be a Community Leaders Prayer Breakfast at Grace Lutheran Church.
A prayer service will be held by the Whitley County Ministerial Association at noon at the Whitley County Courthouse Gazebo.
Another service will be held at 6:30 p.m., hosted by Community of Hope Church.
DECATUR â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s boysâ€™ track team took second in a Northeast Hoosier Conference triangular track meet with Carroll and host Bellmont Tuesday evening. The Chargers took first with 101 points. The Eagles were second with 37, and the Braves took third with 29 points.
CHURUBUSCO â€” As Whitley County sees its first 80-degree days of the year, area farmers are in the home stretch of their planting season. Aside from recent showers and thunderstorms, the soil has remained dry enough to plant through most of the spring thus far.
Mark Johnson, from Shady Grove Farms in rural Churubusco, says his farm has prepared for less than ideal conditions in fields.
WATERLOO â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s tennis team continued a string of wins, downing host DeKalb 4-1 in a match played under ominous skies in Waterloo Tuesday night.
In the match at No. 1 singles, the Lady Baronsâ€™ Kelsey Helmkamp defeated Columbia Cityâ€™s Rachel Flauding 6-0, 6-1.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Approximately 100 voters turned out for the primary election Tuesday.
Those 105 voters selected incumbent Nicole Penrod to represent the Republican Party as candidate for Columbia City Common Council Southeast District this fall.
Currently, Penrod is running unopposed for the general election.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A dense fog advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service.
Schools in the area have been delayed; however, Whitley County's schools are on schedule.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Incumbent Nicole Penrod won the primary election, according to results posted tonight by the Whitley County Election Office.
Penrod beat out challenger Billy Reffitt 63-42.
See more details in Wednesday's edition of The Post & Mail
COLUMBIA CITY â€” In Columbia City's Southeast City Council District, incumbent Nicole Penrod has the lead on challenger Billy Reffitt.
Penrod received 20 absentee votes while Reffitt had 13.
Voting wrapped up at 6 p.m. and final results are expected to be released soon.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s Lady Eagle softball team dug itself an early 6-0 hole and never rebounded as they dropped a 13-3, 10-run loss to visiting Northeast Hoosier Conference foe, DeKalb Monday evening at the Morsches Park diamond.
Columbia City gave up six first inning runs, fueled in part by early walks to the Lady Barons. Columbia City pitcher walked the first two DeKalb batters after opening each at-bat with two strikes. With two runners on a Columbia City error loaded the bases.