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Dale Goings, 82

December 12, 2014

Dale “Richard” Goings, 82, of Fort Wayne, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.
Born in Columbia City, he was the son of the late Ivan and Dorothy Goings. Goings was a member of Grace Gathering, New Haven. He retired in 1997 from Schneider National Carriers after 10 years. He was also a member of Scottish Rite and Masonic Lodge 189, Columbia City.

WRESTLING: Injured Eagles take loss to Garrett

December 12, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — An injury-depleted Churubusco wrestling team played host to new Northeast Corner Conference foe Garrett Thursday night. The visiting Railroaders broke a 21-21 tie, taking five of the remaining six bouts to down the Eagles 48-24
With bouts starting at 152 pounds, the visitors jumped on top 6-0 by way of a third-period pin by Garrett’s Sam Lawrence over Busco’s Dean Gaerte. The Eagles evened the score 6-6, when senior Lyle McParlan pinned Garrett’s Alax Egly with five seconds left on the clock in their 160-pound match-up.

CHURUBUSCO CHAMBER: Celebration of success

December 12, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — The Eel River Golf Course banquet room was a veritable who’s who of Churubusco community residents; local politicians, coaches and business members celebrated the success of the town’s pairing of local government and small business with the annual Churubusco Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet Thursay evening.

December 11th

DONATE YOUR TIME: Salvation Army in urgent need for bell ringers

December 11, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — The Salvation Army of Whitley County is preparing for another busy season.
The organization has already served our community through their Coats for Kids program, Thanksgiving Meals program, Nursing Home Christmas Visitation and is now preparing for its annual toy distribution in partnership with Toys for Tots.
“With the help of our generous community we will be able to help over 200 families with food for Christmas,” said Major Flora O’Dell, representative for The Salvation Army in Whitley County.

ELECTRIC UPGRADE: Ready for engineering

December 11, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY – Engineering for a $467,000 upgrade to Columbia City Electric Utility’s north substation will begin with configuring a switch breaker replacement, the Columbia City Board of Works determined this week.

THE THUNDER IS ROLLING: Dunn leads Trine to win

December 11, 2014

ANGOLA — Trine defeated Heidelberg, 68-61, in non-conference women’s basketball action Wednesday evening in a home contest to extend their winning-streak to six games.
The win gives the Thunder six-consecutive victories for the first-time since the 2011-12 team opened the season on a six-game run.

FINALIZING THREE-STEP PROCESS: RDC readying info to market city property

December 11, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY – Columbia City’s Redvelopment Commission (RDC) is finalizing what will be a three-step process for potential developers to propose improvements to the RDC’s property on the northwest corner of Van Buren and Line streets downtown.
Known as the former Eagles Lodge property, the building was acquired by the RDC during the past year and the structure was razed during the summer.

LANCERS CLENCH VICTORY: Grace College has close win, 70-67

December 11, 2014

WINONA LAKE — Grace College men’s basketball team may have led nearly the entire game against Indiana Tech on Tuesday, but the outcome wasn’t settled until the final seconds.
The Lancers (10-3) held on late for a 70-67 home victory over the Warriors (5-7) Tuesday night at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center.

CHANGES TO BE MADE: Jail’s infringement a costly lesson

December 11, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — A settlement to the tune of $725,000 will be heard by a Federal Judge this coming March 29 to be distributed to 243 members involved in a class-action lawsuit regarding the unlawful holding of inmates after the standard 48 hours.

WILDCATS DOWN: Whitko falls by three at home

December 11, 2014

SOUTH WHITLEY — The Whitko boys basketball team dug a nine-point hole Tuesday Night before a fourth quarter rally fell just short allowing the visiting Central Noble Cougars to escape with a 58-55 win.
Central Noble outscored the Wildcats 16-11 in the first quarter and 11-8 in the second to take a 27-19 lead at halftime.

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