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January 10th, 2013

Doris Craig, 79

January 10, 2013

Doris W. Craig, 79, a resident of rural Churubusco and widow of Donald E. Craig, passed away at 4:09 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. Mrs. Craig was born on July 21, 1933, in Allen County, a daughter of Charles and Vera (Bair) Dafforn.
The surviving relatives include a daughter, two sons, a sister, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
The funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco with Pastor Dwayne Berna of the Merriam Christian Chapel, officiating.

Robert Strupp, 83

January 10, 2013

Robert F. Strupp , 83, of Columbia City, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Renaissance Village in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, he worked as a communications installer with General Telephone for 22 years, retiring in 1991.
He had been a resident of Woodburn for 15 years. He was a member of American Legion post 377 of Woodburn.
Surviving relatives include his son, John (Melinda) Strupp of Columbia City, grandchildren, Joshua Eby, Sonya Eby, James Eby and Jarrod Eby and a great-granddaughter, Cassey Woods.

Mary Campbell, 79

January 10, 2013

Mary Lee Campbell, 79, formerly of Columbia City, died at 1:58 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. She was born Oct. 3, 1933, in Kent City, Mich. a daughter of Harry B. and Leona May (Riddle) Kelly. She graduated from Kent City High School.

James Bennett, 64

January 10, 2013

James E. Bennett, 64, of Watson Drive, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 at the William W. Backus Hospital with his family at his side.
On June 30, 1948, he was born in Columbia City, the son of Charles E. Bennett and the late Dorothy (Rock) Bennett.
James grew up in Indiana, graduated from Columbia City Joint High School and attended Purdue University for two years before enlisting in the U.S. Navy in 1968, serving as a machinist’s mate aboard the USS Archerfish.

TODAY IN SPORTS

January 10, 2013

Here are the sports headlines in Thursdays's Post & Mail:

ISMS girls open with win

Indian Springs 8th-grade girls win 51-6

Bonds, Clemens denied; Hall of Famers glad

Colts' offensive coordinator released from hospital

IN THE HEADLINES

January 10, 2013

Here are the headlines in Thursday's Post & Mail:

Pierceton Woods addresses Kimbler escape

Flu virus spreads across Indiana

South Whitley discusses utility sale

Former businesswoman set as new treasurer for County

South Whitley's new grub hub

January 9th

WEATHER UPDATE: Rain may lead to floods

January 9, 2013

Warmer temperatures will bring a 70% chance of rain Thursday and Friday and more rain possible over the weekend. There is a risk of high water in some areas due to the large amounts of rain coupled with the melting snow. Weather officials warn motorists to avoid driving through water that may appear to be to deep. For weather advisories, follow The Post & Mail on twitter at @ThePostandMail.

Supporting the extra chromosome

January 9, 2013

Columbia City’s girls basketball team is supporting Down Syndrome Awareness at Saturday night’s Northeast Hoosier Conference game against Homestead. The Lady Eagles will be holding a silent auction, as well as taking donations for DSANI, Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Indiana.

’Busco loses in NECC tourney

January 9, 2013

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco’s boys and girls basketball teams played host to their Central Noble counterparts Tuesday in the opening round of the Northeast Corner Conference basketball tournament.

Both Churubusco teams fell to defeat with the Lady Eagles losing 39-36 and the boys’ team dropping a 55-36 contest.

While both Eagle teams lost — relegating them to the consolation bracket of the tourney — the paths they took were quite different.

City finishes on Wright side of thriller

January 9, 2013

SYRACUSE — Countless hours of practicing free throws paid off for Aubrey Wright Tuesday night at Wawasee.

After taking a 7-0 lead to start the game, the Lady Eagles gave up the lead for the first time in the contest with 17 seconds left to play. Facing a 46-45 deficit, Wright was fouled with 10.9 seconds on the clock and knocked down both shots from the charity stripe to win, 47-46.

Wright led the team in scoring with 15 points and also tallied five steals and six rebounds. Alyssa Hansen also hit a shot from behind the arc, and Emily Whiteleather scored six in the first quarter.

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