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December 9th

PRO FOOTBALL RECAP: In case you missed it, here are all the games

December 9, 2014

Thursday Night Football 12/4/14

Dallas (9-4) 41

Chicago (5-8) 28

Dallas used the 3rd quarter to put this game out of reach. After a tightly contested first half the score was 14-7 in Dallas’ favor. Dallas was able to use an early second half turnover to score a 24 yard touchdown pass from Tony Romo to Cole Beasley. They used great field position to tack on 2 more touchdowns before the end of the 3rd quarter to make the score 35-7. Chicago made the game somewhat close thanks to a 21 point fourth quarter of their own, but it was too little, too late.

Sunday 12/7/14

SOUTH WHITLEY MEETING: State Rep. Judy hosting

December 9, 2014

SOUTH WHITLEY – District 83 State Rep. Christopher Judy (R-Fort Wayne) will host a town hall meeting beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 17 at the South Whitley AmVets Post 2919, located at 234 S. State St. in South Whitley.

MASTODONS FACE EXTINCTION: Boilermakers finishes strong, beat IPFW, 63-43

December 9, 2014

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Only a handful of Division I college basketball teams have a pair of 7-footers capable of starting each night.
Purdue is among that handful with 7-foot junior A.J. Hammons and 7-2 freshman Isaac Haas, who showed their value Monday night in a 63-43 victory against in-state rival IPFW.

DECLINING ECONOMIC HEALTH: U.S. 30 bypass could stifle Columbia City

December 9, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — Looking ahead to the future health and stability of Whitley County and its economic center – Columbia City – a coalition of local officials is in the process of working with the Indiana Department of Transportation.

Margaret Graham, 92

December 9, 2014

Dec. 17, 1921 — Dec. 8, 2014
Margaret B. Graham, 92, of Columbia City, died Monday, Dec. 8, 2014.
She was born Dec. 17, 1921 a daughter of Elijah and Nellie H. (Schieferdecker) Osborne.
Surviving relatives include two sons, Charles (Linda) Graham of Fort Wayne and Rodney (Kathy) Graham of Columbia City; two grandchildren; five great grandchildren; a great great granddaughter; and a sister, Dorothy Eileen Neilson of Sterling Ill.
In addition to her husband, Darrell E. Graham, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Lee Osborne and Gene Osborne.

Tammy Horne, 51

December 9, 2014

Feb. 26, 1963 — Dec. 6, 2014
Tammy Lynn Horne, 51, of Columbia City passed away at 5:27 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born on Feb. 26, 1963 in Mount Sterling, Ky., she was the daughter of George and Rebecca (Banks) Crump.

KAYLA DUNN: Named MIAA Player of the week

December 9, 2014

ANGOLA — Trine’s Kayla Dunn has been named Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, the conference announced Monday.
Dunn, a Columbia City High School graduate, averaged 16.5 points, five rebounds and three steals in leading the Thunder to a pair of MIAA victories last week.

PREVENT: Holidays bring dual fire danger

December 9, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — With the onset of colder weather and the coming of the Christmas holiday season, Whitley County residents face the double-whammy of increased heating sources and holiday lighting – which could lead to a potentially tragic house fire.
Statistics from the National Fire Protection Association give insight into the deadly nature of fires in the holiday season.

December 8th

WARRIORS FALL: Lady ’Cats win 57-19

December 8, 2014

SOUTH WHITLEY — An improved Lady ’Cats varsity team coupled with a burgeoning North Miami basketball program, led to a 57-19 victory for Whitko Saturday night.
Following a win and a much needed tune-up, the Lady Wildcats appeared mentally prepared going into Saturday’s matchup.

ANGEL TREE: SGCS students help those in need

December 8, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — With only 16 days remaining until Christmas, students at Churubusco Jr./Sr. High School have long been prepared for their contribution to the season’s charitable giving.
Adorning the entrance of the school is a decorated Christmas tree festooned with traditional ornaments and special handcrafted paper ones.

SOUTH WHITLEY — Nothing brings out emotions and effort like facing your biggest rival. There aren’t...
KENDALLVILLE — The Columbia City girls’ basketball team started the season with and 8-0 run. Now...
MENTONE — The Whitko Wildcat boys’ basketball team opened Three Rivers Conference play Friday night...

 

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