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May 4th, 2011

Gloria Iden, 88

May 4, 2011

Gloria Glee Iden, 88, of Kimmell, died at 5 p.m. Sunday, May 1, 2011 at North Ridge Village in Albion.
She was born March 12, 1923 and she married Junior D. Iden who is deceased.
Surviving is one son, Terry A. Iden and three daughters, Becky G. Miller, Linda J. Barhydt and Trudy A. White.
No public visitation or services are planned.
Memorials are to the Gideon’s International or Broadway Christian Church.
The Yeager Funeral Home in Ligonier is assisting the family with arrangements. Online Condolences may be sent to the family at www.yeagerfuneralhome.com.

Linda Weatherholt, 60

May 4, 2011

Linda Lothamer Weatherholt, 60, a resident of Blue Lake near Churubusco and wife of Larry W. Weatherholt, passed away at 11:37 p.m. Sunday, May 1, 2011 at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne.
She was born Jan. 7, 1951 in Fort Wayne, a daughter of Richard L. and Lois E. (Hanauer) Lothamer.
Besides her husband and father, survivors include a daughter, Lisa Knight and a sister, Marge Dahms.
At the request of the family there will be no services or calling hours. Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco is in charge of the arrangements.

Col. City takes second to Chargers 90-57

May 4, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — The Columbia City Eagle boys’ track squad found out why the Carroll Chargers are a team to be reckoned with in the Northeast Hoosier Conference in Tuesday night’s triangular meet that also included the Bellmont Braves.
   The Chargers won 13 of 16 events on their way to scoring 90 points, with the host Eagles second with 57 points. Bellmont took third with 19 points.

Donald Corbin, 52

May 4, 2011

Donald Scott Corbin, 52, of Wilmont, passed away Sunday, May 1, 2011.
He was born March 20, 1959 to Donald Corbin and Peggy (Ondersma) McGlothlin in Kalamazoo, Mich.
He is survived by five children, Jessica, Halley, Ashley, Tonya Corbin and Izaiah Vandezande; his mother, Peggy McGlothlin; four siblings, Mark Hirschey, Heidi Harlan, Lyle McGlothlin and Lynda McGlothlin.

Fremont wins match-up of Eagles

May 4, 2011

Churubusco first baseman Michael Howk catches a pick-off throw during the Eagles home game against Fremont Tuesday. ’Busco fell to the visiting Eagles 9-5.

Post & Mail photo / Nicole Ott

County raises questions about EMS proposal

May 4, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — A proposal to change gears with the Whitley County Emergency Medical Service received its second audience in as many days Tuesday and will have its fate possibly decided before the end of the week.
Jim Freeman, president of Ambulance Billing Services, Inc. of Elkhart, presented a plan to the Whitley County Council that would create a new EMS service under complete county control.
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Daniel wins Republican nomination for mayor

May 4, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Ryan Daniel will represent the Republican Party in the November general election for mayor of Columbia City.
Daniel, 26, received 575 votes in Tuesday’s Primary Election to defeat Gary Parrett and Don Sexton.
Daniel will face Democrat Cathy Heritier who advanced unopposed to the Nov. 8 election for Columbia City’s highest elected office.
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May 3rd

Republicans nominate Daniel

May 3, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Republicans in Columbia City chose Ryan Daniel as their candidate for mayor during Tuesday's primary election.
Daniel won the three-man race with nearly 49 percent (575 votes) of the vote. Gary Parrett finished behind Daniel with 32 percent (378) and Don Sexton collected 19 percent (227) of the vote.
Daniel will face Democrat challenger Cathy Heritier in November.
See Wednesday's edition of The Post & Mail for candidate comments and more election coverage.

Voter turnout steady in Columbia City

May 3, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — by 11 a.m. today, Whitley County Clerk of Courts Debbie Beers described voter turnout as steady throughout nine precincts tallied in four voting locations.
"The absentee voting was very, very light," she said, reporting 185 votes in through mail-in and walk-in absentee voting.
Columbia City residents are voting for the Republican candidate for mayor between Don Sexton, Ryan Daniel and Gary Parrett.
The winner of the election today will square off against unopposed Democrat Cathy Heritier in November.
Polls close at 6 p.m.

May 2nd

Allie Vodde’s game-winning hit beats DeKalb in nine innings 5-4

May 2, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — Since picking the season back up Thursday, Columbia City softball has opened its defense of the Northeast Hoosier Conference championship.
   The team the Lady Eagles tied with last season for the NHC title came to Morsches Park for a Monday night game.
   After seeing a 4-0 lead erased by DeKalb, Columbia City used a walk-off hit down the right field line by freshman Allie Vodde to beat the Lady Barons in the bottom of the ninth 5-4.

Columbia City soccer player Shila Tolliver signed to play soccer at Huntington University Thursday...
CHURUBUSCO — With a 5-2 win in the season opener against Woodlan and another win over Oak Hill...
HUNTINGTON — Columbia City’s boys track team opened its season with a loss at Huntington North...

 

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