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May 19th, 2015

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.

LETTER OF INTENT: Hughes signs with Defiance College

May 18, 2015

Tanner Hughes, Whitko senior, signed a letter of intent to play football at Defiance College. Front, from left: Todd Hughes, father; Tanner Hughes; and Robin Hughes, mother. Back: Whitko Head Football Coach Josh Mohr and Whitko Athletic Director Casey Stouffer.

NO ADDITIONAL BIRDS INFECTED: Law to cover loss from bird flu

May 18, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Local farmers who have suffered loss from the bird flu are protected under federal law.

Two weeks ago, state animal health officials reported that the bird flu was present in Whitley County.

TAKING THIRD: Eagles golf at Zionsville

May 18, 2015

ZIONSVILLE — Columbia City’s golf team placed third in the prestigious Dave Sollman Invitational at Zionsville, downing ranked teams in the process.

The Eagles, ranked No. 15 in the latest coaches’ poll shot a 312, behind only No. 3-ranked Westfield’s 297, and No. 1-ranked Center Grove which shot a 302. The Eagles placed ahead of No. 2-Ranked Carmel’s 318 and No. 6-ranked Zionsville in the 17-team tournament.

SURVIVAL SKILLS: Museum event to outline preparedness throughout history

May 18, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Historical Museum will be hosting “Historic Survival Skills,” a disaster preparedness event on Saturday, May 30, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The event consists of various speakers on survival topics such as: fire, shelter, first aid, self defense, firearms safety and hunting,

THE FINAL ACT

May 18, 2015

Columbia City High School’s show choir held its final performance of the season Sunday afternoon. The annual Fantacular was titled, “Gender Royale.” Seniors Ashley Kendall and CariAnn Freed (right) sing their final songs as CCHS show choir members.

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