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October 4th, 2011

Col. City police go 800 MHz

October 4, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Having attained funding from city council, the Columbia City Police Department has received new police radios.
Currently the radios in use are not capable of the 800 megahertz frequency, which is used by the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department and the Indiana State Police.
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Gaye Walton turns would-be refuse into yard ornaments

October 4, 2011

What do these three things have in common? A tire rim, a satellite dish and a broomstick.
Answer: Gaye Walton has recycled these things as decorations in her yard.
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Three firefighters hurt battling Friday blaze

October 4, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Three firemen were transported to Parkview Whitley Friday night and two were hospitalized for smoke inhalation after a house fire in Columbia City.
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Rate increase discussed for water utility

October 4, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY – Rosy Oshry of O.W. Krohn & Associates and Mike Dear, superintendent of the Columbia City Water Department, met before the city’s common council meeting Tuesday to propose filing a small utility rate case with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC), the fact-finding body that hears evidence in cases filed before it and makes decisions based on the evidence presented in those cases. Utility rates that can be allowed are governed by the IURC.
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National treasure? South Whitley man’s research said to be included on ‘Decoded’

October 4, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY — South Whitley may have its own “national treasure” when it comes to artifacts preserved by Kenneth Andrew Bauman.
For 17 years, Bauman has researched the connection to a sword and special coin his family discovered.
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Double vision: Twin Pintos thriving; owners plan June show

October 4, 2011

COESSE – Remember those twin foals born in Whitley County on March 26?
Now they are five-months old and playing on 43 acres of field, forest and stream in Huntington County.
Eric, Laura and Brianna Mason are hard-working people who were doubly blessed this spring when the dam Lil Miss Botique (Tiki) foaled twins at Conley & Koontz Equine Hospital in Coesse at five minutes until midnight, March 26.
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Shipman tabbed to lead EDC initiative

October 4, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Economic Development Corporation announced this week that grant administrator Lori Shipman is leading the organization’s newly-established community development initiative.
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Lt. Gov. visits Columbia City

October 4, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Indiana’s second-highest ranking elected official paid a visit to Whitley County Tuesday, talking to local politicians and touring a downtown building, walking in the footsteps of Whitley County’s most famous citizen in the process.

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October 3rd

’Busco runs at NECC meet

October 3, 2011

LIGONIER – Churubu-sco’s boys’ and girls’ cross country teams competed in the Northeast Corner Conference meet Saturday morning at West Noble, with the girls placing sixth and the boys taking seventh.
West Noble fared well on its home turf with six girls runners in the top 20, led by fourth place Anissa Richards with a time of 19:56, to give the team a second place finish. The Charger boys team won the boys race.

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Roush wins NHC, Zoltek finishes fifth in boys race

October 3, 2011

FORT WAYNE — Lady Eagle runner Samantha Roush raised her win streak to four Saturday morning at the Northeast Hoosier Conference Meet in Fort Wayne.
Sophomore first team all-NHC Roush finished seven seconds ahead of her nearest opponent (19:15), Olivia Hippensteel of Carroll and the rest of the Lady Charger pack.
Though Roush won the race, Carroll controlled the 2-7 slots in the Lady Chargers win by 59 points over second place Homestead.

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Columbia City soccer player Shila Tolliver signed to play soccer at Huntington University Thursday...
CHURUBUSCO — With a 5-2 win in the season opener against Woodlan and another win over Oak Hill...
HUNTINGTON — Columbia City’s boys track team opened its season with a loss at Huntington North...

 

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