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October 3rd, 2011

Columbia City tennis makes history, again

October 3, 2011

WARSAW — The Eagles tennis team wasn’t ready to end their stand-out season at Warsaw’s sectional Saturday.
After its first win in over 30 years against Homestead a couple weeks ago, Columbia City walked away with its first sectional in the school’s history.
The Eagles fought off the week’s rough weather and a 2-1 deficit to overcome Warsaw in the championship match.
Many area sectional matches were postponed for rain, forcing several teams to play two matches in one day.
The Eagles won in a lopsided 5-0 match over Whitko in the first round.

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September 30th

Columbia City drops second consecutive NHC game

October 1, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — There are many reasons that a game can get away from a team. Sometimes it’s missed opportunities that send a team down to defeat, while other times turnovers may be the culprit.
Friday night was a combination of early missed scoring opportunities, five turnovers and a last second field goal that handed the Columbia City Eagles a 17-14 Northeast Hoosier Conference loss at the hands of the visiting East Noble Knights.
“We just beat ourselves,” Eagle head coach Randy Hudgins said. “Missed opportunities were the biggest thing.”

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Whitko falls one point short of North Miami

October 1, 2011

DENVER — Whitko lost its first Three Rivers Conference game of the season by one point Friday night at North Miami, 14-13.
Unfortunately for the Wildcats, a last-minute spark in Whitko’s offense wasn’t enough to take the win.
With the Wildcats down 14-7 and less than three minutes left in the game, Whitko’s defense had its hands full. Literally.
Defensive tackle Andrew Warren caught an interception to give the Wildcats the ball on the North Miami 32-yard line.
Quarterback Alex Stoddard and Austin Mort went to work on an under two-minute touchdown drive in an attempt to tie the score.

’Busco flies high over Culver’s Eagles

October 1, 2011

CHURUBUSCO — ’Busco Head Coach Lee Etzler described the playing predicament as difficult in the team’s 18-14 win over the Culver Academy.
“We had tough field conditions, tonight. The field gets a little sloppier and we’re spinning in the mud a little bit,” Etzler said.
The field was already water-soiled and muddy from a week of rain, and the weather conditions Friday night did nothing to help the matter.

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’Busco flies high over Culver’s Eagles

October 1, 2011

CHURUBUSCO — ’Busco Head Coach Lee Etzler described the playing predicament as difficult in the team’s 18-14 win over the Culver Academy.
“We had tough field conditions, tonight. The field gets a little sloppier and we’re spinning in the mud a little bit,” Etzler said.
The field was already water-soiled and muddy from a week of rain, and the weather conditions Friday night did nothing to help the matter.

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September 29th

Picture this: New Parkview Whitley Hospital displays local photographs

September 29, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The future is nearly here.
After years of hard work and dedication, the new Parkview Whitley Hospital (PWH) will open its doors at 7 a.m. Oct. 20.
The public is invited to a free open house from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 9.
The official address for the new hospital is 1260 E. SR 205, Columbia City.
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Car pulled from drink

September 29, 2011

Nobody was injured after a car took a dive into Eel River Wednesday night.
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Council discusses declining water usage

September 29, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City Common Council met Tuesday to discuss several topics and hear reports from department heads.
One of the matters brought before the council was the current and future state of the city’s Municipal Water Utility.
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ATV ride to benefit sheriff reserves

September 29, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Sheriff’s Reserve will be hosting its 2nd Annual ATV Ride Oct. 15.
All proceeds from the function will go to the Sheriff’s reserves general fund to be used to pay for training, to purchase safety equipment and to cover other costs that may arise throughout the year.
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EDC event celebrates opening of rail park, welcomes Triad

September 29, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Leaders from Whitley County and northeast Indiana gathered Tuesday to celebrate the completion of Rail Connect Business Park and to welcome Triad Metals International to Whitley County at an event hosted by the Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC).
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