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May 14th, 2015

BAD INNING: Costs Lady Eagles

May 14, 2015

HUNTERTOWN — Three hits and three walks by the host Carroll Lady Chargers in the fourth inning helped send the visiting Columbia City softball team to a 7-4 Northeast Hoosier Conference loss Wednesday evening.

The Lady Eagles drew first blood, when lead-off batter Ciarra Ivy singled past third base, advanced on a sacrifice by Alexis Waldeck, and scored on a double by catcher Ashley Williamson, to give the Lady Eagles a 1-0 lead.

NATIONAL SEAT: Scott Wise to run for congress

May 14, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Scott Wise (R) has announced he will be competing for Indiana’s 3rd District Congressional seat in next year’s primary.

Wise is seeking the Republican nomination for the seat Marlin Stutzman is vacating, marking the second Whitley County native to file for that position this week.

May 13th

EAGLE VICTORY: CCHS golf downs East Noble

May 13, 2015

KENDALLVILLE ­— Columbia City High School’s golf team ran its overall record to 7-2 with a 160-188 win over host East Noble in Tuesday evening’s Northeast Hoosier Conference match at Noble Hawk Golf Club.

Columbia City put up solidly consistent numbers with its top four scores all within a two-stroke span.

GRASS AND WEEDS: Police enforcing ordinance

May 13, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Rain and warm weather last week made for perfect conditions for grass and weeds.
“With the hot days last week, the grass and weeds have grown fast,” said Columbia City Police Chief Tim Longenbaugh.

Some residents haven’t mowed their lawns yet, and are in violation of the city’s ordinance.
The ordinance states that grass and weeds can be no more than 10 inches tall.

Longenbaugh said his department has received many phone calls from the public regarding tall grass.
Longenbaugh said he has and will continue to have officers enforcing the ordinance.

LADY EAGLES 5-0 IN CONFERENCE: Col. City netters win versus Knights

May 13, 2015

KENDALLVILLE — Columbia City’s Lady Eagle tennis team kept its Northeast Hoosier Conference record spotless taking a hard-fought 3-2 win over the host East Noble Lady Knights.

At No. 1 singles, East Noble’s Haley Schroeder downed Columbia City’s Rachel Flauding, 6-3, 6-3.

CONGRESS: Banks announces candidacy

May 13, 2015

FORT WAYNE — State Senator Jim Banks announced his candidacy for Indiana’s third congressional district Tuesday afternoon.

Banks launched his campaign in front of a large crowd of family, friends and supporters at the Allen County GOP headquarters in downtown Fort Wayne. Banks vowed to run a substantive campaign built on issues and ideas.

ROAD CLOSED: Towerview Dr. to be closed all day Thursday

May 13, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Towerview Drive at East Van Buren Street will be closed to all traffic Thursday.

As crews continue to work on the Ind. 205 project, the intersection will be shut down for the day — officials estimate from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

As of Tuesday evening, officials believe the closing will be one day only; however, the intersection may be closed several more times throughout the duration of the project.

COL. CITY LOSS: Eagles drop close contest to Knights

May 13, 2015

KENDALLVILLE — In weather conditions more closely resembling early March than early May, Columbia City’s baseball team saw a 3-1 lead evaporate into a 4-3 loss to Northeast Hoosier Conference foe East Noble on the Knights home field Tuesday evening.

The Eagles broke on top with back-to-back singles by Justin Dailey and Carson Reed. Dailey scored when Jacob Wolfe reached first safely on an East Noble error to give Columbia City a 1-0 lead.

GOING DOWN: Building to be razed before OSD

May 13, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s Redevelopment Commission approved a bid for $56,670 to demolish a downtown building.

The razing is expected to be complete before Old Settlers Days during the last week of June.

May 12th

11 TO 1: ’Busco softball suffers loss to Concordia

May 12, 2015

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco’s softball team struggled at home Saturday, losing to Concordia Lutheran, 11-1.

Elaine Horn opened the game for the Lady Eagles with a solo home run to give ’Busco an early 1-0 lead. Unfortunately for the home team, that would be its only score.

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