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May 19th, 2011

Raymond Crain, 87

May 19, 2011

Raymond A. Crain, 87 of Pigeon Forge, Tenn., passed away Monday, May 16, 2011 in Tennessee. A veteran of the Army Air Corps, he served in World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Crain; children, Susie Stonert, Lynda Gilbert, Pam Crain, Jim Crain; and stepson, Ron Kramer.

Nancy Wallace, 80

May 19, 2011

Nancy S. Wallace, 80, passed away Sunday, May 15, 2011 at Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. Born in Whitley County, Wallace worked as a teller with Indiana Bank/Summit Bank for 12 years, retiring in 1989. She was a member and a volunteer at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. “Nancy was a loving mother, grandmother and a friend to all. She will be greatly missed.”
Surviving are her daughter, Cheryl S. Burns of Albion; grandchildren, Cari and Tom (Whitney) Burns; great-grandchild, Evan Burns; brother, Lynn Pendry of Alaska; and sister, Shirley Hurley of Florida.

William Wass, 95

May 19, 2011

William Ellsworth “Bill” Wass, 95, of Columbia City, died at 2:20 p.m. Monday, May 16, 2011 at Parkview Whitley Hospital of complications from congestive heart failure.
He was born Dec. 8, 1915 in Fort Wayne, a son of Romney and Dessie (Wilkerson) Wass. He graduated from North Side High School and worked at Sherman White & Company.

Lisa Mullins, 57

May 19, 2011

Lisa Mullins, 57, formerly of Columbia City, died at 8:09 a.m. Sunday, May 15, 2011 in the emergency room of Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne.
She was born Sept. 20, 1953 in Indianapolis. A daughter of Dale and Clemmentine (Jackson) Cleland spent her formative years in Columbia City. She graduated from Columbia City Joint High School.
Her employment was with Magnavox and for the past 11 years with Ultra Electronics USSI. She made her home in Columbia City until five years ago when she moved to Fort Wayne.
She was a member of Boy Scouts of America Venture Crew 2392.

Out of the Parks: City climbs above .500

May 19, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — Wednesday gave the Lady Eagles an opportunity to see some of the players that might not see a lot of playing time or to see them in somewhat different roles.
   Columbia City didn’t miss a beat scoring six runs before the visiting Wayne Lady Generals were able to get an out. The home standing Lady Eagles climbed their record above .500 with an 11-1 win in five innings at the Morsches Park diamond.

’Busco dealt loss in big city clash

May 19, 2011

   FORT WAYNE — For one night two of the North East Corner Conference’s teams were called up to professional baseball.
   Single-A minor league baseball that is.
   As part of a doubleheader feature hosted by the Fort Wayne Tincaps, Churubusco went up against Angola at Parkview Field.

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Wildcats see rally fade in late innings

May 19, 2011

   SOUTH WHITLEY — It was an up and down kind of baseball game Wednesday for Whitko.
   A Three Rivers Conference home match-up against the Wabash Apaches had the Wildcats trail by as much as four runs early and lead by three at one point.

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Whitko puts mercy rule on 12-1 home win over Wabash

May 19, 2011

   SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko head coach Jamilyn Pegan got everything she could hope out of her team Wednesday. The Lady Wildcats got 12 runs from their lineup while holding visiting Wabash to one hit.

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Columbia City denied title repeat

May 19, 2011

   HUNTINGTON — Tuesday night Columbia City girls’ track and field was aiming to do something no other Lady Eagle track team had done before.
   Repeat as sectional champions.
   After winning two titles in the past three seasons, Columbia City was primed for its first back-to-back hoist of the crown.

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Summers gives ’Busco a champion

May 19, 2011

   HUNTINGTON — “It didn’t feel real.”
   That’s all Churubusco’s Payton Summers could gather after winning her first sectional championship Tuesday at Huntington North.
   A fourth-place team finish for the Lady Eagles girls’ track team was highlighted by Summers’ dash to first-place in the 100-meter race.

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