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January 30th, 2013

MILD TO COLD: Warm weather record-setting, but temporary

January 30, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Carnival roller coasters rarely provide such sudden changes.

Weather in northeast Indiana has known many extremes in the month of January. Below-zero wind chill greeted the area a week-and-a-half ago, and Tuesday greeted citizens with record-warm temperatures.

Fort Wayne had a low temperature of 44 degrees Tuesday. This is the new record for warmest low temperature of the day. The previous mark was 43, set back in 2006.

Last home game Thursday

January 30, 2013

Columbia City’s girls basketball team has its final home game Thursday night against Huntington North. The Lady Eagles (7-14) fell to the Lady Vikings (4-14) last season in a close 45-43 game.

COL. CITY K9 FOUND: Allen Co. deputy finds Stryker

January 30, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s missing police dog was found Wednesday morning.

An Allen County Sheriff’s Deputy spotted Stryker, who had been in hiatus since Tuesday afternoon.

The police dog was found on Hathaway Road in Allen County at approximately 10 a.m. Wednesday morning.

The canine got out of his kennel Tuesday, and was spotted by a passing motorist at approximately 3 p.m. — sparking a search that lasted until dark.

Stryker had last been seen in the area of Ind. 205 and County Road 200 East, and was found a few miles into Allen County on Hathaway Road.

TODAY IN SPORTS

January 30, 2013

These are the sports headlines in Wednesday's issue:

Col. City girls' last home game Thursday

Big Ten may shuffle divisions post-expansion

Lewis avoids spray talk

Phelps signs golf deal

Is Tiger 'back' after Monday win?

STRYKER FOUND: Missing K9 found in Allen County

January 30, 2013

Stryker, a Columbia City police K9, has been found. The dog went missing Tuesday and was located Wednesday morning at approximately 10 a.m.
According to Columbia City Police Chief Tim Longenbaugh, the dog was found to be in good health. Longenbaugh said he was "very thrilled" to have the dog back. Stryker's handler, Tim Pittenger, will be taking Stryker to the vet for a complete examination. See more coverage in Thursday's Post & Mail.

William May, 92

January 30, 2013

William Wayne “Bill” May, 92, owner of Spring Creek Market, died at 8:24 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Columbia City.
He was born on Jan. 24, 1921, in Monroe County, a son of Ernest and Rose (Smiley) May.  
Bill served in the Civilian Conservation Corps in southern Indiana during the late 1930s and early 1940s.
He joined the U.S. Army in 1942, and served in Australia, New Guinea and the Philippines. He was honorably discharged from active service in 1945, and went to work for Phelps Dodge Corporation in Fort Wayne.  

BREAKING NEWS: K9 spotted

January 30, 2013

According to scanner traffic, Stryker, the missing Columbia City police K9, might have been found. Reports are unconfirmed on if the dog is actually the canine belonging to the department.

TODAY IN SPORTS

January 30, 2013

These are the sports headlines in Wednesday's issue:

Col. City girls play last home game Thursday

Big Ten may shuffle divisions post-expansion

Lewis avoids spray talk

Phelps signs golf deal

Is Tiger 'back' after Monday win?

Agustin Fuentes, 49

January 30, 2013

Agustin “Gus” Fuentes, 49, passed away Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013.
Born in Hicksville, OH, Agustin worked as a painter and was a member of The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.
He was a loving father and grandfather. Surviving relatives include his wife, Regina Villanueva of Columbia City; children, Krystal Fuentes of Ohio, Juan Villanueva, Angela Villanueva, Lupe Villanueva, Juana Calan, Kristy Villanueva and Victor Villanueva all of Fort Wayne; siblings, Hope, Anna, Linda, Corinna, Victor, David, Raul Jr.; father, Raul Sr. and 20 grandchildren.

January 29th

HOUSE FIRE

January 30, 2013

Both Columbia City and Columbia Township Fire Departments responded to
a fully-engulfed structure fire at 1090 S. CR 50 E. Tuesday night. Four poeple were in the home and escaped without injury. However, three pets were killed in the blaze. The cause of the fire has yet to be released. Read The Post & Mail Wednesday for more coverage.

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