August 22nd, 2014
CHURUBUSCO ‚ÄĒ Churubusco‚Äôs tennis team picked up a 4-1 victory over Southside Thursday night, led by the Lillmars twins. At No. 1 and No. 2 singles, Luke and Landon picked up two of the Eagles‚Äô four points. Churubusco is back in action Saturday at the Wayne Invitational.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ For the Columbia City Lady Eagle soccer team, a time span of about 1:10 made the difference between victory and defeat Thursday night at the Max Gandy Athletic Field.
WHITLEY COUNTY ‚ÄĒ Whitley County 4-Hers recently returned from the Indiana State Fair (ISF) with many ribbons and accolades to show for their efforts. The results are from the state fair, and are according to ISF officials.
SOUTH WHITLEY ‚ÄĒ Columbia City traveled to county-rival Whitko Thursday night to top the Wildcats in a game cut short by a storm. The Eagles downed the ‚ÄôCats 6-2, and the game was called with 10 minutes to play after lightning moved into the area.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ Republican Party Chairman Matt Boyd announced that a caucus date has been set to decide who will fill the Whitley County Auditor post until Dec. 31. The caucus will convene Sept. 3 although a designated place and time has not been announced.
LARWILL ‚ÄĒ Squawbuck Days commemorates 160 years of Larwill history with its festival which begins today.
Schedule of events:
‚ÄĘ4 p.m. ‚ÄĒ Tenderloin Fry
‚ÄĘ7 p.m. ‚ÄĒ Bingo by Larwill Lions Club
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ Columbia City‚Äôs girls golf team continued its hot streak, taking down Northeast Hoosier Conference powerhouse Homestead. The Lady Eagles, behind medalist Macenzie Lane, eked out a 191-192 win on a soggy Eagle Glen Golf Course Thursday night.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ ‚ÄúKnee high by the fourth of July,‚ÄĚ is the old adage used to asses the progress of corn crops. Now that most fields have stalks stretching seven-feet tall, farmers are preparing for high yields.
WHITLEY COUNTY ‚ÄĒ With the proposal of a full-service truck stop planned for the northwest corner of U.S. 30 and East County Line Road, Whitley County officials are looking at the future of vehicle traffic on the county line (County Road 800 East). According to conducted studies, approximately 1,600-1,700 semi-trucks travel East County Line Road between U.S. 24 and U.S. 30 a day.
Nov. 15, 1967 ‚ÄĒ Aug. 21, 2014
Steve Shepherd Jr., 46, of rural Columbia City, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.
He was born Nov. 15, 1967 in Floyd County, Ky., a son of Steve and Betty (Patrick) Shepherd. At the age of five, his family moved to Alger, Ohio.
On July 29, 1984, he was united in marriage to Christy L. Garver. They made their home in Ada, Ohio until 1996, when they moved to Dunkirk, Ohio. In 2008, they moved to Big Lake, north of Columbia City, moving into Columbia City for a short time before returning to the Big Lake area last December.