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September 26th, 2014

WHITKO, SECOND WIN OF WEEK: Lady Wildcats down Hamilton in three

September 26, 2014

SOUTH WHITLEY — Coming hot off of its victory against Wabash Tuesday, the Whitko Lady Wildcats varsity volleyball team defeated the Hamilton Marines Thursday night, 3-0. Now, with an 8-2 record, the Lady Wildcats are just one game shy of tying last season’s record of nine wins.

VIDEO: Notre Dame vs. Syracuse Preview

September 26, 2014

VIDEO: ND – Syracuse Preview

EMA: KEEP EMERGENCY CASH ON-HAND: Heflin: Don’t take technology for granted

September 26, 2014

OLUMBIA CITY — Thousands of dollars in a bank account may be of no use in the event of an emergency, especially as winter approaches. Whitley County Emergency Management Director Charlie Heflin is reminding citizens to keep some cash on-hand. The convenience of technology, Heflin said, is no big deal. However, Heflin is reminding citizens that technology isn’t completely fail-safe.

DENSE FOG: National weather service issues fog advisory

September 26, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — Patches of dense fog have developed across Whitley County and surrounding counties this morning prompting the National Weather Service to issue a Dense Fog Advisory. Sources say the fog will begin to lift by 9 am.

September 25th

THE 'PROMISE' INITIATIVE: Students to participate in ‘Walk Into the Future’

September 25, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — Elementary students from Whitley County will get a unique opportunity Friday to see what their futures could look like, as they step foot on the campus of Manchester University as part of Walk Into My Future. The event is part of the local “Promise” initiative taking place in four northern Indiana counties, including Whitley County.

TOWN-WIDE GARAGE SALE: Slated for this weekend in Churubusco

September 25, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — Now in its third year, the annual Churubusco Town Garage Sale will take place this weekend Saturday and Sunday. Approximately 70 homes have signed up for the event. The annual garage sale brings travelers from as far as Michigan and Ohio to Turtle Town in the search for deals and treasures. At Churubusco Park Saturday there will be a Churubusco Chamber of Commerce versus Smith Township Fire Department softball game at 3 p.m.

GIRLS FALL: Whitko boys tie Eastbrook

September 25, 2014

SOUTH WHITLEY — Both Whitko boys and girls soccer teams faced off against the Eastbrook Panthers Wednesday. The boys team ended the game with a tie, finishing 1-1. The Lady Wildcats were hard-pressed to score against the Lady Panthers and fell 0-6.

5TH GRADERS GET HANDS ON LEARNING: Field days gather children for conservation

September 25, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — A unique field trip allowed elementary school students in Whitley County a hands-on learning experience. Whitley County Soil and Water Conservation District hosted its Conservation Field Days for the fifth grade students from Mary Raber, Little Turtle, Northern Heights, and Coesse elementary schools at the Whitley County 4-H Fairgrounds Sept. 10 and 11.

’CATS WIN: Defeat Tippecanoe Valley, 4-1

September 25, 2014

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko’s boys tennis team played against Tippecanoe Valley High School at home Tuesday, defeating the Vikings 4-1. Cole Bechtold scored a point in No. 1 singles, winning 6-4, 6-4.

Roger D. Geiger, 87

September 25, 2014

Roger D. Geiger, 87, of Albion, passed away at 5:20 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, at Parkview Oaks, Columbia City.
Born March 11, 1927, in Noble County, he was the son of Harold and Treva (Ritter) Geiger.
He attended Wolf Lake Schools. He worked at Liberty Coach in Syracuse and retired from International Harvester in Fort Wayne. He was also a lifetime farmer and drove school bus for Wolf Lake.
After the loss of his first wife, Roger married Joan Fruchey Nov. 30, 1999, at West Point Church, where he also had attended.

CHURUBUSCO — Whitko’s boys tennis team took the 25-mile trip north on Ind. 205 to take on county-...
HUNTERTOWN — Columbia City’s boys soccer team fell 5-0 to Northeast Hoosier Conference foe Carroll...
SOUTH WHITLEY — For the second night in a row the Whitko Lady Wildcat volleyball team took the...


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