COLUMBIA CITY â€“ A deteriorating mid-block building in downtown Columbia City is being targeted for possible demolition, the cityâ€™s Redevelopment Commission (RDC) discussed Tuesday afternoon.
The building, located at 213 W. Van Buren St., is located on the east side of an alley at mid-block and has previously been bolstered by structural elements in an effort to extend its longevity.
Thursday Night Football 12/4/14
Dallas (9-4) 41
Chicago (5-8) 28
Dallas used the 3rd quarter to put this game out of reach. After a tightly contested first half the score was 14-7 in Dallasâ€™ favor. Dallas was able to use an early second half turnover to score a 24 yard touchdown pass from Tony Romo to Cole Beasley. They used great field position to tack on 2 more touchdowns before the end of the 3rd quarter to make the score 35-7. Chicago made the game somewhat close thanks to a 21 point fourth quarter of their own, but it was too little, too late.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€“ District 83 State Rep. Christopher Judy (R-Fort Wayne) will host a town hall meeting beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 17 at the South Whitley AmVets Post 2919, located at 234 S. State St. in South Whitley.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) â€” Only a handful of Division I college basketball teams have a pair of 7-footers capable of starting each night.
Purdue is among that handful with 7-foot junior A.J. Hammons and 7-2 freshman Isaac Haas, who showed their value Monday night in a 63-43 victory against in-state rival IPFW.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” Looking ahead to the future health and stability of Whitley County and its economic center â€“ Columbia City â€“ a coalition of local officials is in the process of working with the Indiana Department of Transportation.
Dec. 17, 1921 â€” Dec. 8, 2014
Margaret B. Graham, 92, of Columbia City, died Monday, Dec. 8, 2014.
She was born Dec. 17, 1921 a daughter of Elijah and Nellie H. (Schieferdecker) Osborne.
Surviving relatives include two sons, Charles (Linda) Graham of Fort Wayne and Rodney (Kathy) Graham of Columbia City; two grandchildren; five great grandchildren; a great great granddaughter; and a sister, Dorothy Eileen Neilson of Sterling Ill.
In addition to her husband, Darrell E. Graham, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Lee Osborne and Gene Osborne.
Feb. 26, 1963 â€” Dec. 6, 2014
Tammy Lynn Horne, 51, of Columbia City passed away at 5:27 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born on Feb. 26, 1963 in Mount Sterling, Ky., she was the daughter of George and Rebecca (Banks) Crump.
ANGOLA â€” Trineâ€™s Kayla Dunn has been named Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Womenâ€™s Basketball Player of the Week, the conference announced Monday.
Dunn, a Columbia City High School graduate, averaged 16.5 points, five rebounds and three steals in leading the Thunder to a pair of MIAA victories last week.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” With the onset of colder weather and the coming of the Christmas holiday season, Whitley County residents face the double-whammy of increased heating sources and holiday lighting â€“ which could lead to a potentially tragic house fire.
Statistics from the National Fire Protection Association give insight into the deadly nature of fires in the holiday season.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” An improved Lady â€™Cats varsity team coupled with a burgeoning North Miami basketball program, led to a 57-19 victory for Whitko Saturday night.
Following a win and a much needed tune-up, the Lady Wildcats appeared mentally prepared going into Saturdayâ€™s matchup.