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September 2nd, 2014

TIMEWARP TUESDAY

September 2, 2014

The photograph was submitted by Chuck Mathieu, a Churubusco resident and Churubusco historian. Pictured is John Tripcony who started serving in 1907 as guard at the Line Street, in Churubusco, crossing for the Pennsylvania Railroad for 38 years.
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SADE REFLECTS: ’Busco football Friday night loss

September 2, 2014

WALTON — Churubusco’s football team faced off against the Lewis Cass Kings Friday night for the first time since 2010. Inclement weather plagued the game throughout the night, with a two-hour lightning delay stopping the game in the middle of the third quarter.
Despite the break, the Eagles ultimately kneeled to the Kings, losing 16-7.

POLICE PURSUIT IN 'BUSCO: Man drives motorcycle over 100 mph

September 2, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — A Churubusco man was arrested late last month after leading police on a high-speed chase through Noble and Whitley counties. Jesse Boneff, 24, was arrested on charges of reckless driving, resisting law enforcement and altering a license plate.

RUNNING WILD: Boys, girls compete at invite

September 2, 2014

WATERLOO — Columbia City’s boys and girls cross country teams entered Saturday’s 2014 Baron Classic Cross Country Invitational with specific goals in mind. For the boys, it was to run in a pack and maintain contact with each other. For the girls, it was to improve on last year’s finish.

JUNIOR MISSES: Scholarship program marks 50 years

September 2, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — For half a century, high school senior girls have been representing Whitley County under the banner of Junior Miss, now known as Distinguished Young Woman (DYW). Nine girls will be added to the DYW history books Saturday at 7 p.m. at Columbia City High School.

Ada Wood, 89

September 2, 2014

Jan. 9, 1935 — Aug. 29, 2014
Ada R. Wood, 79, of Columbia City, passed away 5:07 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at her residence.
Born Jan. 9, 1935, in Columbia City, she was the daughter of Ora William and Bessie E. (Zolman) Dowell.
She graduated from Columbia City High School with the Class of 1953 and then attended Parkview Methodist School of Nursing, where she graduated with the Class of 1956.
Ada married Jim Wood Sept. 8, 1956 in Columbia City.
She was a member of Mission Church, Fort Wayne, and Delta Theta Tau member-at-large. Ada also enjoyed reading in her free time.

Raymond G. Shoda

September 2, 2014

Oct. 14, 1939 — Aug. 28, 2014
Raymond G. Shoda, 74, of Perrysburg, Ohio and formerly of Columbia City, passed away at 8:05 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Maumee, Ohio.
Born Oct. 14, 1939, in Columbia City, he was the son of William R. (Ben) and Edith Irene (Gay) Shoda.
He graduated from Columbia City High School with the Class of 1957.
Raymond proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force and was honorably discharged in 1965.
He spent his lifetime in Columbia City until 2003 when he moved to Perrysburg, Ohio.

September 1st

FATAL ATV ACCIDENT: 78-year-old man dies at the scene

September 1, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY (Sept. 1, 2014) -- Emergency crews responded to an ATV crash at approximately 6 p.m. near the intersection of Schrader Road and County Road 600 E.

A 78-year-old man died after almost a half hour of CPR was administered at the scene.

Although the name of the victim has not yet been released, officials on the scene suspect other medical conditions contributed to the crash.

Read more coverage on this story in Tuesday's edition of The Post & Mail.

FATAL ATV ACCIDENT: 78-year-old man dies at the scene

September 1, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY (Sept. 1, 2014) -- Emergency crews responded to an ATV crash at approximately 6 p.m. near the intersection of Schrader Road and County Road 600 E.

A 78-year-old man died after almost a half hour of CPR was administered at the scene.

Although the name of the victim has not yet been released, officials on the scene suspect other medical conditions contributed to the crash.

Read more coverage on this story in Tuesday's edition of The Post & Mail.

HATE MESSAGE: Three churches in city vandalized with anti-Christian rant by alleged radical Islamists

September 1, 2014

The Columbus Police Department is investigating after three churches there were vandalized with spray paint.

Vandals painted religiously fueled messages on the facades of St. Bartholomew Catholic Church, East Columbus Christian Church and Lakeview Church of Christ overnight on Saturday, according to police. A member of St. Bartholomew said "INFIDELS!" and "Quran 3:151? were written in black spray paint on the exterior of the church.

 

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