August 20th, 2014
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Thunderstorms sparked the Eagles into a dominating win in their season opener Tuesday night against Central Noble, 6-1. After approximately 30 minutes of play, thunderstorms moved into the area, and the game was delayed until the coast was clear.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” A young driver was ejected from her vehicle after a crash at the intersection of Ind. 14 and Raber Road Tuesday evening.
The 16-year-old female driver, whose name was not released, was transported to the hospital with broken ribs, along with cuts and bruises. Whitley County Sheriff Sergeant Cory Patrick said the girl was awake, alert and talking to police when they arrived on the scene.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” Due to a clerical error the Whitley County Emergency Management Agencyâ€™s funds were suspended until this week. The hold is due to a grant that had not been filed with the state. The Emergency Management Performance Grant, and its corresponding ethics disclosure statement, were temporarily lost due to a filing error.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s Lady Eagle volleyball team opened its 2014 campaign hosting the North Side Lady Redskins Tuesday night at the Donald S. Weeks Gymnasium. With the exception of some midgame inconsistencies, the latest version of the Lady Eagles established a good foundation for the coming campaign with a 25-20, 25-18, 25-12 three-game sweep of the visiting Lady Redskins.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Nearly two years in the making, 22-year-old Maddie Hinen is bringing her vision into fruition â€” a vision inspired by her passion to help children with disabilities.
WHITLEY COUNTY (Aug. 19, 2014) -- Whitley County Emergency Management Agency officials have offered a weather update for the area.
The Storm Prediction Center has placed almost the entire state of Indiana under a Slight Risk for Severe Weather for today. Currently strong storms are moving into the western part of Illinois and are expected to continue to move eastward.
There is an expectation of an outbreak of strong to severe storms to affect our region mid-to-late afternoon. The threat with these storms is large hail and damaging winds.
On Sunday, Ackermanâ€™s team won the Morsches Park co-ed lob ball league championship in a double elimination series. Pictured, front row, from left: Coty West, Cody Ackerman, Dean Lott, Chelsey Lott, Taylor Lott. Back row: Tyler Hathaway, Paula Kemery, Dea Winebrenner, Baley Noragon, Freddie Hathaway and Sierra Rice. Not pictured: Tyler Noragon.
Pictured from Dec. 7, 1935, is the Whitley County Farm Bureau Chorus. The organization of 41 voices was directed by Mrs. B.V. Widney.
Front row, from left: Mrs. Earl Hoover, Mrs. Jacob Dial, Mrs. Clyde Sievers, Mrs. Vern Yagel, Miss Madge Harrold, Mrs. Asa White, Miss Hazel Yagel and Mrs. Widney.
Second row: Miss Natalie Hoover, Miss Geraldine Egolf, Miss Treva Traster, Miss Gladys Kyler, Mrs. Fred Dunfee, Mrs. Phil Maux, Miss Marjorie Barney, Miss Evelyn Gipe.
Collins United Methodist Church, located at 5524 E. Darland St. in Columbia City, will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a re-dedication service of their current sanctuary building Sept. 14.Â The service will start at 10 a.m. and will include past pastors, the district superintendent and a recorded message from Bishop Mike Coyner. Former members are encouraged to attend. Following the service there will be a hog roast lunch, games, carriage rides and special music.Â
LARWILL â€” Celebrating 160 years, Squawbuck Days returns to Larwill this weekend. Festivities will begin Friday at 4 p.m.