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Anna Jackson

December 15, 2010

Anna Jackson, 23
Oct. 22, 1987 — Dec. 9, 2010
Anna Nicole Jackson, 23, of Columbia City, passed away at 11:21 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010 at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne.
Born Oct. 22, 1987 in Columbia City, she was the daughter of Larry Lynn and Tawnya Lynn (Sexton) Jackson.

Emery Schilling

December 15, 2010

Emery Schilling, 103
June 15, 1907 — Dec. 9, 2010
Emery Harold Schilling, 103, of Columbia City, passed away at 4:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010 at Peabody Retirement Center, North Manchester.
Born June 15, 1907 in Chester Township, Wabash County, he was the son of Mathias and Ida (Leonhardt) Schilling.

Churubusco wrestler improving with every match

December 15, 2010

   LAGRANGE — Despite an 8-6 record for the season, Churubusco wrestling has had two seniors remain perfect.
   After a 58-24 win at Lakeland Tuesday night, the Eagle seniors improved to 28-0 for the season.
   Seniors Braxton Siddons and Zack Armstead both took pinfall wins against the Lakers proving their leadership this season, according to head coach Sam Riesen.

Slumping Lady Eagles: Warsaw loss latest in three-game losing skid

December 15, 2010

   WARSAW — Despite several Lady Eagle attempts at a comeback, Warsaw’s Lindsay Baker always had an answer.
   With six three-pointers and 23 points, Baker crushed any of Columbia City’s chances at a comeback, handing the Lady Eagles their third consecutive loss 63-39 Tuesday night.
   The game kicked off with a quick basket by Columbia City’s Sarah Opliger, putting the Lady Eagles up 2-0.
   But Baker retaliated with back-to-back baskets, including a three-pointer.

’Busco stares down another road win

December 15, 2010

   Churubusco head coach Michael McBride, left, took his team to Manchester Tuesday night for a second consecutive road game. The Eagles came away win a 51-45 win against the Squires. The win is the second for ’Busco on the season. Senior Hunter Nicodemus led the way with a game-high 19 points. Post & Mail file photo / Andrew Shultz

December 13th

Council to give loan program second reading

December 13, 2010

COLUMBIA CITY — The Columbia City Common Council will hear the second reading of an ordinance creating a special fund that can make money available to local businesses for economic development-type improvements.
At tonight’s regular meeting of the council, the ordinance establishing a “Revolving Loan Program” is likely to be one step closer to enactment.
Mayor Jim Fleck said last month the city’s redevelopment commission has funds earmarked for economic development.

Lady Eagles swim to title

December 13, 2010

   SYRACUSE — The weekend wrapped up with Columbia City swimming having its best all-around week so far of 2010. After competition Saturday, one team came home with a trophy while both finished in the  top three.  
   The Lady Eagles were at the Wawasee Invitational with the likes of 10 other teams also competing.
Columbia City came away as the top team on the day winning the invitational by one point over the   hosting No. 17 state ranked Lady Warriors 289-288.

Local veterans part of latest Honor Flight

December 13, 2010

COLUMBIA CITY — A group of local veterans of the second world war received long overdue recognition for having served during the conflict that called upon the “Greatest Generation” to give everything for world peace.
Robert Cornmesser, Robert Brock, both of Columbia City, and Fort Wayne resident Pauline “Polly” Bunyan, formerly of Columbia City, were whisked away to Washington, D.C. Nov. 10 as part of the fifth year of trips designed to take the nation’s oldest war veterans to where their grateful nation has erected monuments in their honor.

Wawasee split: ’Cats rally to win

December 13, 2010

   SYRACUSE — Wawasee’s student section chanted, “Over-rated,” throughout the first three quarters of play, until the fourth quarter rolled around, they were silenced.
   After trailing the entire game, Whitko’s Logan Irwin led his team to a comeback, leaving the Warriors stunned with their first loss of the season 80-75 Saturday night.
   The Wildcats (4-1) were down by 11 points going into the fourth quarter, but out  scored Wawasee (4-1) 31-15 in the final eight minutes to rally for the win.

Four NHC foes collide, Carroll sweeps day

December 13, 2010

   FORT WAYNE — There is no question the Northeast Hoosier Conference has been one of the best in Indiana high school wrestling for several years.
   Whether its Bellmont, Carroll or Columbia City, the NHC has always had state caliber wrestling.
   Youth and inexperience has some powerhouses rebuilding for the future while others are primed for more postseason glory.

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