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October 24th, 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
COLUMBIA CITY â âThe old adage that nice guys finish last does not apply here.â Doug Brown, Whitley County Chamber of Commerce executive director introduced the organizationâs 2014 Hall of Fame individuals Tuesday night.
Columbia City High Schoolâs 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 â choir membersâ parents. Music was provided by the choirs.
COLUMBIA CITY â After brief discussion, Whitley County Consolidated Schoolsâ Board of Trustees approved a motion to use a consultant to study the districtâs printing and copying needs.
SOUTH WHITLEY â Two Northern Indiana school districts unknowingly hired a substitute teacher who was filmed in Dateline NBCâs âTo Catch a Predator.â
Stanley Kendall, 62, substituted at Whitko Community Schools before officials were alerted to his history.
DECATUR â After a strong standing in the Three Rivers Conference, Whitkoâs 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.
COLUMBIA CITY â Many would describe Jan Greaf as outgoing, positive and energetic â thatâs 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 Cityâs Sears Hometown Store for 14 months, and Greaf has found her niche.
COLUMBIA CITY â A new playground is in the works for Columbia City, and the communityâs youth came together to raise funds for the park, Every Kidâs Dreamland.
Editorâs note: The following is the second of a three-part series on the Whitley County Chamber of Commerceâs Annual Recognition Night.
COLUMBIA CITY â Peabody Public Library is a jewel that has been shining bright in Columbia City for 113 years.
CHURUBUSCO â Board members for Smith-Green Community Schools were given a presentation on the newly revised fourth-grade curriculum Tuesday by Churubusco Elementary Schoolâs fourth-grade teachers.