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May 7th, 2012

Lady Eagle tennis defeats NHC foe DeKalb

May 7, 2012

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s tennis team downed DeKalb, 4-1.

“I was very pleased with the girls tonight,” Columbia City Head Coach Kathleen Myers said. “They stayed focused on the courts and took care of business.”

The Lady Eagles got wins in both doubles matches, and the No. 1 and 2 singles competitions.
Breanna Hicks and Sydney Ford won in close 6-3, 6-4 sets in the No. 1 doubles match. In the No. 2 doubles, Blake Farber and Macie Hinen won 6-2, 6-3.

Whitko downs Bellmont, Southwood

May 7, 2012

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko’s baseball team improved its record to 13-5 with two wins over the weekend.

The Wildcats downed Bellmont Friday, 4-3 and pummeled Southwood Saturday, 11-0.

Against Bellmont, the ’Cats slowly built to a 4-0 lead after four innings.

The Braves attempted a comeback in the fifth frame, scoring three runs. Those three runs would be the only three Bellmont scored in the game, as the Wildcats won 4-3.

Win over Southwood

Whitko’s win over Soutwood wasn’t as nailbiting, as the ’Cats tacked on four runs in the last two frames to win 11-0.

May 4th

’Busco softball, baseball on tap for weekend

May 4, 2012

Churubusco’s baseball and softball teams are traveling to Concordia today to face the Cadets for double headers.

Hayden Kilgore delivers to the plate against Hamilton last week.

Churubusco’s boys and girls track sweep Hamilton, Fremont

May 4, 2012

HAMILTON — Churubusco’s boys and girls track teams both beat Hamilton and Fremont in a three-way Northeast Corner Conference meet.

Between the two teams, the boys and girls collected 19 first-place finishes.

In the boys match, the Eagles won with 117 points, followed by Fremont with 97 and Hamilton with 24.

The girls scored 105 points, ousting Fremont, which had 91 points, and Hamilton (24).

The Eagles host the Northeast Corner Conference meet Tuesday.

SWORN IN: WCSD welcomes newest deputy

May 4, 2012

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department swore in a new deputy Friday morning at the Whitley County Courthouse.

Billy Maddox, 29, is WCSD’s newest member and had his first day on the job Tuesday.

Maddox, along with his wife Tara, resides in the Larwill area and has been a Whitley County Sheriff Reserve since 2008.

He went to Vincennes University to study conservation law.

Maddox grew up in Southern Indiana and moved to Whitley County in 2003.

Maryrose Bunger, 68

May 4, 2012

Maryrose Bunger, 68, of Bradenton, Fla. and formerly of Columbia City, died Monday, April 30, 2012. Her family was present at time of death.
She was voted Woman of the Year in “Who’s Who” magazine, was a member of American Legion Auxiliary Oneco Post, Eagles, Vice President of H.O.A. at Winds of St. Armands, and she attended Oneco United Methodist Church.

Max Hile, 84

May 4, 2012

The trumpet of the Lord sounded during the breaking morning of April 26, 2012, eternal, bright, and fair, it being time to further enjoy the Lord’s ultimate gift of salvation, Max Eugene Hile, 84 answered the roll called up yonder.
He shone like the sun when he spoke of each of his children and his love of the Lord.
“And he said unto me, It is done. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life freely. He that overcometh shall inherit all things; and I will be his God, and he shall be my son.” — Rev 21: 6-7 (KJV)

FIRE AT R&D: Motorsports store scene of oil fire

May 4, 2012

R & D Motorsports on Connexion Way caught on fire Friday afternoon. The Columbia City Fire Department responded to the blaze and had the fire put out within a half hour. No injuries were reported and according to Columbia City Fire Chief Tom LaRue, the fire started when grease and oil and other flammable liquids ignited.

ARRESTED IN TEXAS: Noted accountant booked for money laundering

May 4, 2012

MCKINNEY, Texas — A Columbia City man is in jail in Collin County, Texas on charges of money laundering, a first degree felony.
Duane Ducharme, 70, was booked April 13 and has not been released as of press time. He is being held on a $500,000 surety bond.
According to the arrest report, Ducharme was observed by agents of both the Texas Department of Public Safety and the Drug Enforcement Agency as part of what those agencies say is an ongoing investigation.

GIFT OF LAUGHTER: Riley camp gets off-road wheelchair

May 4, 2012

COLUMBIA CITY ­— The red, off-road wheelchair was piloted out of the garage by Mike McCoy, a resident of Eagle Glen who built the contraption with the help of mechanic Rodney Sheets of One Stop Auto.
The 200-pound wheelchair, fashioned to look like his red jeep with it’s jeep seat, donut tires, pipe and jeep front, is the combination of McCoy’s vision and Sheet’s labor over the past month.
These two lifelong friends said they made the wheelchair for one purpose, to bring joy to children’s lives.
“If we can make one kid laugh and smile out of this, our job is done,” said McCoy.

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