May 8th, 2015
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s Lady Eagle tennis team got back on the winning track Thursday evening, downing Northeast Hoosier Conference opponent New Haven 5-0 at DeVol Field.
No. 1 singles player Rachel Flauding defeated New Havenâ€™s Lindsey DeCamp in a three-set match. After dropping the first set 6-3, Flauding came back to take the second set 6-3, and then won the deciding third set in a tie breaker 7-6 (7-4).
COLUMBIA CITY â€” With all of the construction and chaos on East Van Buren Street, Peabody Public Library officials are taking measures to help its patrons receive the services they need.
â€śWe realize that the library isnâ€™t easy to access right now, so weâ€™re taking the library on the road!â€ť said Library Director Mary Hartman.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A free breakfast â€“ and browsing for furniture and accessories â€“ will be a special feature at Ball Furniture & Mattress Company, located in downtown Columbia City, this Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon.
Ballâ€™s annual Spring Breakfast Sale is Saturday morning only, just in time for the opening day of the Farmers Market, also in downtown Columbia City.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” In a matchup of state-ranked golf teams, No. 16- ranked Columbia City fell to No. 9 Leo Thursday evening 153-155 at Eagle Glen.
Columbia Cityâ€™s Spencer Klimek claimed medalist honors for the match with a one-under-par 35 on the front nine. Tyler Green was second for the Eagles with a 38.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” With less than 8 percent of voters turning out for the primary election Tuesday, the Whitley County Election Board is encouraging more citizens to get involved.
Tuesdayâ€™s primary election had one contested race which affected two precincts.
The number of eligible voters was 1,342 and only 105 people exercised their right to vote.
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CHURUBUSCO â€” Churubuscoâ€™s softball team lost to Adams Central Wednesday night 10-0.
In a game that was never close, the Lady Eagles struggled to get on base, ending the game with only two hits.
The Flying Jets scored three runs in the first and two in the second to take an early 5-0 lead.
LEO Ââ€” Columbia Cityâ€™s Lady Eagle tennis team took on the Leo Lady Lions Wednesday evening in a non-conference matchup at Leo. The Lady Eagles fell by a close 3-2 decision.
Wins for the Lady Eagles came at No. 3 singles and No. 1 doubles. In the No. 3 singles contest, Hannah Clark continued her solid play with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Leoâ€™s Olivia Roth.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The Whitley County Farmers Market will open for the 15th consecutive season Saturday on the Whitley County Courthouse Square.
Market hours continue each Saturday until Oct. 10 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
CHURUBUSCO â€” A fifth-inning rally lifted Churubuscoâ€™s baseball team to a 5-3 win over Fremont Wednesday night.
After falling behind 3-1 in the first inning, consistency at the mound and solid fielding by â€™Buscoâ€™s defense held Fremont scoreless for the next six innings.