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May 2nd, 2011

EMS plan comes to county

May 2, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — An alternative plan to the current Whitley County Emergency Medical Service program was scheduled for discussion today by the Whitley County Board of Commissioners and Tuesday at the regular meeting of the county council.
According to Commissioner Don Amber, Consultant Jim Freeman will provide data and specifications for an EMS service that would become 100 percent under the county’s control.
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Judge, soldier reminds citizens to be vigilant

May 2, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The news today that longtime enemy of the United States, al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was felled by an American bullet to the head in a special operations raid in Pakistan drew reactions from Indiana lawmakers and local veterans.
“There’s the old expression, ‘you can run, but you’ll only die tired,’” said Superior Court Judge Doug Fahl this morning.
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Long road back: Reserve officer nearly killed a year ago cherishes life

May 2, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Sheriff reserve officer Adam Schrader sped toward a possible suicide, his last thoughts, gone now forever, were likely of the sense of urgency to get to the scene and prevent a tragedy.
His next conscious thought came weeks later with both his skull and his shoulder crushed.
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Perfect form: City repeats

May 2, 2011

   KENDALLVILLE — Saturday, Columbia City girls’ track celebrated the weekend like it did the previous two.
   However, the Lady Eagles didn’t three-peat — like they did at the Bishop Luers Invitational two weeks ago. It wasn’t a title over a talented field — as they did at Churubusco’s Turtletown Invitational last Saturday.
   It was a little bit of both. Columbia City repeated but for a sixth time at the East Noble Relays beating a strong field.

City bounces back to split day at Valley

May 2, 2011

   AKRON — The Columbia City Eagles baseball team’s fortunes mirrored the weather Saturday – cold to start the day but much warmer in the afternoon.
   The Eagles fell 11-1 to the host Vikings in five innings in the opening game of the Tippecanoe Valley Super Saturday baseball tourney, but came back in the afternoon consolation game to down the Peru Tigers 17-6.

Errors plague City against No. 1 Saints

May 2, 2011

Columbia City catcher Megan Giffin worked behind the plate during the Lady Eagles doubleheader at home against No. 1 state ranked Bishop Dwenger. Errors plagued City in two losses to the Lady Saints 9-0, 9-1.

Post & Mail photo / Nicole Ott

Lady Eagles come home ribbon winners

May 2, 2011

Columbia City girls’ tennis finished fourth at the Delta Invitational amongst a tough field that included two state ranked teams. From left are ribbon winners for the Lady Eagles: Breanna Hicks, Jenee Schneider, Madi Sjahfiedin, Celine Rongos, Samantha Alberding, Maddie Hinen and Isabel Wilson. The Lady Eagles picked up a win over Yorktown in the tournament 3-2.

Post & Mail photo contributed

Whitko splits day at T. Valley tournament

May 2, 2011

Whitko second baseman Lynsi Hicks turns to first for a double play attempt during the second of two games played by the Lady Wildcats Saturday at the Tippecanoe Valley softball tournament. Whitko gave up three runs in the first inning and fell to Tippecanoe Valley 6-4 in the opener. The Lady Wildcats rallied in the consolation game beating Northwestern 6-1.

Post & Mail photo Mark Parker
 

April 29th

City, Whitko turn courts pink

April 29, 2011

   COLUMBIA CITY — One couldn’t blame the Friday night traffic passing by the DeVol Field tennis courts from slowing down and staring.
   The courts were awash with pink as Columbia City and Whitko donned pink shirts as part of the ‘Love Pink’ fundraiser for the Whitley County Cancer Cares fund.
   The Lady Eagles raised their record to 6-1 with a 5-0 win over the visiting Lady Wildcats.

’Busco repeats at Central Noble Invitational

April 29, 2011

   ALBION — Churubusco boys’ track and field has come to like the track at Central Noble High School.
Friday night was the another example.
   The Eagles blew out the field for a third consecutive season at the Central Noble Invitational.
   Garrett was the closest competitor back 46.5 points to the Eagles.

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