Skip to main content

Archive

October 15th, 2014

LIFE LESSON: Flag folding

October 15, 2014

Cub Scouts from Columbia City had a lesson in flag folding last week in front of the Whitley County Consolidated Schools’ Administration Building.

HEARINGS SET: WCCS bond issuance and technology needs

October 15, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Last week, officials laid out the technology needs for Whitley County Consolidated Schools at a cost of $2 million. With a three-year plan for 1:1 technology in the district, officials are looking at $1 million in infrastructure upgrades.

LADY 'CATS WIN: Play ‘best game of season’

October 15, 2014

GARRETT — Every team wants to be playing its best at the end of the season as it prepares for the playoffs. The Lady ’Cats played what Head Coach Brandy Smith said was the team’s best game of the season, beating the Lady Railroaders 3-1 with scores of 25-23, 25-19, 23-25 and 25-20.

Luther “Dale” Mann, 70

October 15, 2014

June 23, 1944 - Oct. 13, 2014
Luther “Dale” Mann, 70, died at 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 at Parkview Whitley Hospital’s emergency room. He had been in declining health.
He was born June 23, 1944 in Edwards County, Ill., and was the son of the late Hugh and Ruby (Hall) Mann. His formative years were spent in Albion, Ill. He graduated from Edwards County Senior High School in 1962. He went on to earn an associate’s degree in electronics from United Electronics.

141 ABSENTEE VOTES CAST: Early voting continues through Nov.

October 15, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — Voters in Whitley County have gotten off to a good start for the upcoming 2014 election. Of the 22,082 registered voters in the county, 141 have cast absentee votes since the opportunity became available Tuesday, Oct. 7. As of Tuesday evening, of the 141: 96 were walk-ins, 42 were by mail and three military absentee votes were cast by e-mail.

October 14th

LIVE UNITED: Funding summer school of a different kind

October 14, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County schools offer a variety of educational programming for students with intellectual disabilities. However, a vision to provide a specialized summer program allowed Passages, Inc. to offer structured learning in a creative way. With a $5,000 grant awarded by the United Way of Whitley County (UWWC), the Summer Youth Enrichment Camp was held this past summer. Founded in 2010, the program was open to middle and high school students to maintain and improve upon skills learned throughout the school year.

FIRETRUCKS, FOOD, FUN: Free event draws crowd of over 1,000

October 14, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — More than 1,000 people enjoyed a free event hosted by the Whitley County Fire Chief’s Association and Whitley County Emergency Management Agency (EMA). Two events combined into one Saturday featuring free rides, games and food, as well as tours of emergency vehicles.

WHITKO FALLS: Central Noble wins in 3 games

October 14, 2014

ALBION — It was unfortunate that on a night in Albion when the Central Noble volleyball team was raising money for breast cancer, it was an illness that played a big factor in a match against Whitko. The Lady Wildcats went in to the match against Central Noble without senior outside hitter Tressa Keim who was out with an illness.

'UNUSUAL DILEMMA': Public defender fund depleted

October 14, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — Whitley County’s Circuit and Superior courts are facing an unusual dilemma late into the county’s fiscal season — they’re strapped for cash. According to Whitley County Superior Court Judge Doug Fahl, the county is facing “a perfect storm” in terms of how the public defender is funded.

October 13th

STORMY TUESDAY: Bad weather on the way

October 14, 2014

A large and powerful weather system is moving into the area and will result in periods of heavy rain and strong storms from early Tuesday morning through the afternoon.

Forecasters say the main threats are heavy rain, possibly one to two inches, and storms that may produce winds of up to 60 miles per hour. Officials also say isolated tornadoes can not be ruled out.

DECATUR — Bellmont handed Whitko a season-ending loss in the opening round of sectional action...
CHURUBUSCO — After a long season wrought by a series of ups and downs, both on and off the field,...
Former Columbia City cross country runner Brooke Werstler competed for Saint Joseph College in the...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes