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August 22nd, 2014

Meredith Gray, 86

August 22, 2014

Oct. 30, 1927 — Aug. 20, 2014
Meredith M. Gray, 86, of rural Albion, died at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 in the emergency room at Parkview Whitley Hospital, Columbia City.
She was born Oct. 30, 1927, in Crawfordsville, a daughter of Burchard and Dorothy (Conkright) Zachary.
She completed her education at Crawfordsville High School.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: 7 p.m. kick-off tonight

August 22, 2014

The season opens for area football teams tonight. Columbia City and Whitko have home games against Kosciusko County squads, while Churubusco travels to Lakeland. Columbia City hosts Warsaw, while Whitko and Wawasee square off in South Whitley. Games begin at 7 p.m.

HEUER RESIGNS: Executive director becomes new role

August 22, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — State Rep. Kathy Heuer resigned her state seat effective Wednesday, after losing the office in the primary election to Christopher Judy. “It’s truly been an honor and pleasure to serve these past four years,” said Heuer. “I am looking forward to this new endeavor and anxious to begin a new path.”

HEAVY RAINS: Thunderstorms continue

August 22, 2014

(Aug. 22, 2014) -- Thunderstorms which are building throughout the area this morning will bring heavy rainfall of 2 to 3″ before 8 a.m. There is a Flash Flood Warning out for most of the area.

After the rain ends the heat and humidity turn on making this one of the most uncomfortable weekends of the year and temperatures closing in on 90 through early next week.

This hot weather does not look it will break until late in the week next week. Heat indexes will be around 100 all weekend long with dew points in the 70s and widely scattered storms.

FLASH FLOOD WARNING: County under advisory

August 22, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY (Aug. 22, 2014) -- A Flash Flood Warning Remains In Effect Until 8:15 a.m. for Whitley County.

At 5:26 a.m. National Weather Service Doppler Radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain.

Two to four inches of rain fell in a two hour period this morning.

Drivers are urged to not drive vehicles into areas where water covers the road.

August 21st

COMEBACK WIN AT ANGOLA: Col. City volleyball opens with 2-0 record

August 21, 2014

ANGOLA — Columbia City’s volleyball team held on for a five-game win Wednesday night at Angola. After falling in the first two games, 25-21 and 25-22, the Lady Eagles rallied to come back and win 25-22, 25-18 and 15-10.

WHITKO FFA: Helping hands at the fair

August 21, 2014

Recently 13 members of the Whitko High School’s FFA Chapter attended the Indiana State Fair to work in the Cattle Barn along side of the cattle department staff.

UNDER THE LIGHTS: Football opens season tomorrow

August 21, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — Area football teams are taking a final day of preparation before the season opens tomorrow night. Scrimmages last week were a gauge of the teams’ progress in the offseason, and the squads open with 7 p.m. games Friday. For previews of Whitley County’s Fall Sports, see the insert in today’s newspaper.

METH CONTROL: Whitley Co. beefs up its anti-meth legislation

August 21, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — Whitley County health officials will soon have more firepower in their arsenal in the fight against methamphetamine use.

FITNESS CRAZE: Chair Zumba to meet all needs

August 21, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — A popular fitness option has been adapted to accommodate those with physical limitations. Zumba, a high-energy workout that combines dance with aerobics, has become a “fun” way to reduce weight and increase fitness.

WALTON — In its first meeting with Lewis Cass, Churubusco’s football team fell to the Kings, 16-7...
SOUTH WHITLEY ­— Whitko’s Lady Wildcat volleyball teams faced off against the Manchester Lady...
COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s girls golf team is continuing to stay near the top of the Northeast...

 

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