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October 24th, 2014

VIDEO: Student opens fire at a Washington state high school

October 24, 2014

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: A student opened fire at a high school in Washington state on Friday, wounding an unknown number of victims before killing himself with a gun, the Seattle

HALL OF FAME: Chamber names hometown hall of famers

October 24, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — “The old adage that nice guys finish last does not apply here.” Doug Brown, Whitley County Chamber of Commerce executive director introduced the organization’s 2014 Hall of Fame individuals Tuesday night.

SHOW CHOIR FUNDRAISER: Lip smackin’ spaghetti supper

October 24, 2014

Columbia City High School’s show choir hosted its annual spaghetti dinner Saturday night at the Whitley County 4-H Center. Friends and family of the CCHS show choirs attended the fundraiser in support of the vocal group. The meal was complete with an appetizer, entree and dessert, all served by waiters and waitresses — choir members’ parents. Music was provided by the choirs.

PRINTER SYSTEM EVALUATION: School board approves for consultant

October 24, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — After brief discussion, Whitley County Consolidated Schools’ Board of Trustees approved a motion to use a consultant to study the district’s printing and copying needs.

‘PREDATOR’ AT SCHOOL: Teacher charged in 2006 Dallas child solicitation case

October 24, 2014

SOUTH WHITLEY — Two Northern Indiana school districts unknowingly hired a substitute teacher who was filmed in Dateline NBC’s “To Catch a Predator.”
Stanley Kendall, 62, substituted at Whitko Community Schools before officials were alerted to his history.

October 23rd

WILDCAT GRIDDERS: Set to play Bellmont

October 23, 2014

DECATUR — After a strong standing in the Three Rivers Conference, Whitko’s football team is looking to continue its success through the poststeason at Bellmont Friday night. Whitko, which boasts a 6-3 record, faces a strong Bellmont team, whose record may not show how competitive they are.

WOMEN IN BUSINESS: Sears’ Jan Greaf not afraid to roll up her sleeves

October 23, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Many would describe Jan Greaf as outgoing, positive and energetic — that’s what makes her perfect to be an owner of a Sears Hometown Store. Greaf, along with her husband Greg, have been co-owners of Columbia City’s Sears Hometown Store for 14 months, and Greaf has found her niche.

EVERY KID'S DREAMLAND: Schools help in park fundraising

October 23, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — A new playground is in the works for Columbia City, and the community’s youth came together to raise funds for the park, Every Kid’s Dreamland.

PEABODY LIBRARY: ‘Jewel’ of the community

October 23, 2014

Editor’s note: The following is the second of a three-part series on the Whitley County Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Recognition Night.
COLUMBIA CITY — Peabody Public Library is a jewel that has been shining bright in Columbia City for 113 years.

HANDS ON WITH TECH: SGCS fourth-grade teachers adjust for new curriculum

October 23, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — Board members for Smith-Green Community Schools were given a presentation on the newly revised fourth-grade curriculum Tuesday by Churubusco Elementary School’s fourth-grade teachers.

 

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