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September 11th

FIRST FUNDED SCHOLAR: McQueen receives scholarship from Rotary Club

September 11, 2014

OLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City Rotary and Questa Education Foundation announced Ali McQueen as the first student to be a funded scholar.
McQueen graduated from Columbia City High School and will be attending IPFW in the fall to study elementary education.

MOVIE ON THE SQUARE: ‘Up’ the ante of downtown activity

September 11, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s Main Street Association will host another event intended to bring visitors and residents to downtown Columbia City.
A free movie will be shown on the Columbia City Courthouse Square Saturday “Up,” a family-friendly animated movie, features a retired balloon salesman Carl Fredricksen, will begin at 8:45 p.m.

NEW AUDITOR BRINGING CHANGE: Checks and balances a priority

September 11, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — On Wednesday Aug. 3, Whitley County received its youngest auditor, 23-year-old Jana Schinbeckler. The Churubusco native has been working for the county for the past three years while she was going to college at IPFW for her degree in business management and administration.

BOYS TENNIS: ’Busco’s Lillmars takes fourth consecutive win

September 11, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco’s boys tennis team played West Noble Tuesday at home, falling 4-1. Scoring for the Eagles was veteran player and senior, Luke Lillmars with a win in the No. 1 singles. Lillmars’ success over West Noble marks his fourth consecutive win.

HEAVY RAINFALL: Totals broke the 1937 record

September 11, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — Severe weather created flooding concerns and impaired driving as gusting winds and dark skies added to the heavy rainfall received in Whitley County Wednesday. According to the National Weather Service, the area received on average 3 inches of rain with rain gauges peaking at 3.24 inches in Fort Wayne.

VIDEO: Obamas, Americans Remember Victims of 9/11 Attacks

September 11, 2014

Sept. 11, 2014 (Bloomberg) — Bloomberg News takes you to the south lawn of the White House and Lower Manhattan as President Barack Obama, Vice President Joseph Biden, and First Lady Michelle Obama join Americans in observance of a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims of the 9/11 terror attacks 13 years ago today.

FOUR-COUNTY MEET: Churubusco runners take 2nd and 3rd at Prairie Heights

September 11, 2014

LAGRANGE — Churubusco’s cross country team competed in a four-county meet at Prairie Heights High School in LaGrange Tuesday. The girls team was led by Julia Folland with a 2nd-place finish. Pacing the boys were Jacob Eyer in third and Blake Gross in fourth.

PATRIOT DAY: Americans remember 13th anniversary

September 11, 2014

This is Patriot Day, the 13th anniversary of the tragic events of 9/11, Americans remember the day when thousands were killed at the hands of terrorists in New York, Pennslyvania and Washington D.C. Pictured above is Columbia City’s ladder truck, boasting an American Flag during the Memorial Day Parade last May. See Page A2 for more coverage of September 11, 2001.

EAGLES LOOK TO REBOUND: Wildcats look to stay at top of conference

September 11, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — Whitley County’s football teams came out 2-1 in games stifled by thunderstorms last week. Columbia City’s football game was delayed in the third quarter, with the Eagles holding a 15-7 advantage over Northeast Hoosier Conference foe Bellmont. Columbia City gave up its lead and the win to fall 25-15. This week, the Eagles host NHC powerhouse Homestead, which is off to a 2-1 start to the season as well.

VIDEO-ALERT • NATION REMEMBERS: September 11 memorial features Obama

September 11, 2014

 

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