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May 19th, 2015

illumin8: Whitley Co. EDC to host awards program

May 19, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County’s Economic Development Corporation is hosting the awards for its illumin8 program this evening at the Whitley County Government Center at 6 p.m.

illumin8 is a program focused on downtown Columbia City and designed to provide an opportunity for people to share their vision for a business to fill one of several store fronts downtown, and for entrepreneurs who may be ready to launch a business.

’BUSCO BASEBALL WINS: Eagles improve record to 14-6

May 19, 2015

WOODBURN ­— Churubusco’s baseball team ran its record to 14-6 with a 7-4 win over Woodlan in a game played on the Warriors’ field Monday evening.

Churubusco jumped out to a lead, pushing across three runs in the top of the first inning.

POLICE STANDOFF: Whitley Co. man in Fort Wayne

May 19, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — A man involved in a brief police standoff in Fort Wayne has been identified as a Whitley County man.

Though his identity has not been released, officials say local law enforcement officials were looking for the man, who they believe was suicidal.

Whitko runs away to 11-1 win

May 19, 2015

SOUTH WHITLEY — There have been times this season when the Whitko Lady Wildcats softball team has let up on opponents after a big lead.

Monday was not one of those games. The Lady ’Cats kept their foot on the gas the entire game and the offense powered Whitko to an 11-1 win over Three Rivers Conference opponent Southwood.

CAMPAIGN: United Way falls short of its goal

May 19, 2015

WHITLEY COUNTY — Whitley County’s United Way announced the end of its current fundraising campaign and the beginning of the grant-making process that will send $100,000 into the Whitley County community.

The campaign raised about $165,000, approximately $60,000 short of the goal of $225,000.

HOME RUN START: Whitko baseball holds off Chargers

May 19, 2015

SOUTH WHITLEY — A late surge from West Noble came up short and Whitko’s baseball team earned its 17th win of the season Monday, 5-3.

Tanner Gaff hit a solo shot over the fence in the first to start the game.

SENIOR AWARDS: Whitko H.S. honors outstanding students

May 19, 2015

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko High School held its Senior Awards program last week to recognize outstanding students.

Awards and scholarships were given for academics, athletics and extra-curricular activities.

13 to 6: Lady Eagle softball slugs Norwell

May 19, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — In a game shortened to five innings, Columbia City’s Lady Eagle softball team used the long ball to down visiting Northeast Hoosier Conference foe Norwell 13-6 Monday evening.

Every time the visiting Lady Knights scored, the Lady Eagles responded with offensive output of their own.

MULLETT HIRED: NHES gets a new principal

May 19, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — A Whitley County native and 1996 Columbia City High School graduate is returning to Whitley County to serve as Northern Heights Elementary School’s principal.

Wesley Mullett, son of the late Dan and Susan Mullett (Riecke), and brother of Eagle Tech Academy Principal Brady Mullett, will join NHES next year.

May 18th

S. WHITLEY OFFICIALS: Still dealing with sewage plant issues

May 18, 2015

SOUTH WHITLEY — The town council members in South Whitley are still dealing with the headaches of an under-constructed wastewater treatment facility.

The council met May 18 with Steve Grass, senior engineer at Donohue and Associates, to discuss how to deal with the problems moving forward.

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