April 23rd, 2015
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Whitkoâ€™s baseball team gave up six runs in the top of the seventh inning, letting a Three Rivers Conference game with the Southwood Knights slip away 10-7 on a cold Wednesday evening.
The host Wildcats got on the board first with a single run in the bottom of the second inning.
Southwood tied the game in the top of the third with a single run.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” With approximately 2,000 inmates coming in and out of the jail each year, officers have no easy job.
On top of keeping inmates safe from each other, they also strive to keep inmates safe from themselves â€” all while providing inmates with the privacy they want, and demand.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s baseball team battled gale-force winds Tuesday. They dodged sn-ow flurries at game-time Wednesday.
In the end, seven Eagle errors, and 13 walks helped the visiting Concordia Cadets to hang a 14-4 defeat on the host Eagles.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Two years in the making, Columbia Cityâ€™s new fire truck is finally being put into service this week.
The new truck comes with exciting new features â€” some that trucks in other departments in the area donâ€™t have.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Whitkoâ€™s baseball team dropped an 11-0 contest to Peru Tuesday night.
The Wildcats used four pitchers in the loss, and managed one hit on the night.
Closing pitcher Hunter Sroufe had the lone hit.
He pitched fourth and final inning for the Wildcat defense, tallying two strikeouts.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Played in 30 mile-per-hour winds that made playing fly balls an adventure, Columbia Cityâ€™s Eagle baseball team pulled out a 14-9 win over the visiting Leo.
In cold, windy conditions, the Eagles took advantage of a strong wind blowing out to right field and enough defense to outlast the Lions in a contest that was never short on offense.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Whitley County Farm Bureau announced their sponsorship of two scholarships that will be awarded to graduating seniors. High school seniors who plan to major in an agricultural-related field and whose parents are Farm Bureau members are eligible.
Scholarship applications can be found online at www.infarmbureau.org and are due to the Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance office at 607 N. Opportunity Dr. in Columbia City by Friday.
OSSIAN â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s girlsâ€™ track team made the long trip to Norwell for a triangular meet with the Knights and the DeKalb Lady Barons.
The Lady Eagles came out on top, scoring 51 points. DeKalb was second with 50, and the host Lady Knights were third with 44 points in very windy, cold conditions.
Today is Earth Day. Places such as Whitley Environmental work to protect the environment by collecting all recycling from residential properties in Whitley County. The service is funded by residential property taxes. Pictured, crews at Whitley Environmental sort and compact plastic bottles for recycling.
CHURUBUSCO Ââ€” Seasonably cool temperatures and gusting winds did not stop Churubuscoâ€™s boys golf team from competing against Lakeland and West Noble high schools Tuesday at Eel River Golf Course.
The Eagles took first with a combined score of 168, followed by Lakeland with 181 and then West Noble, 191.