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March 20th, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: A 'kid-friendly' good morning juice

March 20, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: A Kid-Friendly 'Good Morning' Juice
Chef Curtis Stone makes a delicious juice your kids will love.

PURSUIT: Suspects I.D.’d in Pierceton case

March 20, 2015

PIERCETON — The Koscuisko County Coroner’s Office has released the identity of the deceased individual involved in Thursday morning’s pursuit and shooting incident in Pierceton.

Corner Michael Wilson said Dalen Anthony Ousley, 29, of Fort Wayne, was pronounced dead at the scene from what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

An autopsy was scheduled to further investigate the case and name a formal cause of death.

NWS: How to react to natural disasters

March 20, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Severe Weather Preparedness Week is nearing its end and the National Weather Service (NWS) wants to make sure everyone knows how to respond if a severe weather event were to cause heavy damage to Whitley County.

Responsible citizens should work together to save lives. Tornado-ravaged cities such as Tuscaloosa, Ala., Moore, Okla. and Joplin, Mo. were able to recover from disaster by helping each other, officials say. The NWS suggests contacting insurance companies and arranging financial assistance if necessary.

AWARDS: CCHS swim team winners

March 20, 2015

Columbia City High School’s swim team presented the following awards at its annual banquet: Carson Miller, Leadership and Most Improved Award; Kellie Frei, Most Improved Award; Maggie Vandersaul, Coaches Award; Rhea Young, Mental Attitude Award; Rylee Hackworth, High Point Award; Matthew Webber, High Point Award; Jon Fix, Coaches Award; Cassie Bosselman, Leadership Award; and Dayne Trump, Mental Attitude Award.

SGCS STAFF MEMBER PLACED ON LEAVE: No details in letter to ’Busco parents

March 20, 2015

CHURUBUSCO — A staff member with Smith-Green Community Schools in Churubusco has been placed on administrative leave.

Smith-Green Superintendent Galen Mast sent home a letter with students on Tuesday that stated that a staff member used “poor professional judgment.”

In his letter, Mast said the district couldn’t comment on the situation any further, due to it being a personnel issue.

FLYING LEAP: ’Busco jumps into track season, boys win, girls third at East Noble

March 20, 2015

KENDALLVILLE — Churubusco’s boys’ and girls’ track teams traveled to East Noble Thursday evening for a chilly start to the outdoor track and field season. The Eagle boys came away with a win in the triangular meet that featured Churubusco, East Noble and Fort Wayne Bishop Luers. The Eagle boys scored 86 points to outdistance East Noble’s 60, with Bishop Luers coming in third at 20 points.

BRIDGE REPAIR: More funds sought

March 20, 2015

WHITLEY COUNTY — County Engineer Brandon Forrester came before the Whitley County Board of Commissioners seeking additional funding for Whitley County bridge and culvert repair and replacement.

Forrester gave the commissioners some background on the bridge situation in Whitley County. Forrester characterized this as the “good news.” The engineer noted that in 1988, 26 of 81 bridges in the county were posted for a weight limit, while today only one bridge in Whitley County is posted with a weight limit.

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March 19th

GEARING UP: Farmers Market meeting dates set for Whitley County vendors

March 19, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Spring is just around the corner and Whitley County Farmers Market officials are getting a head start on planning for the 2015 season.

Anyone interested in potentially participating as a vendor in the 2015 Whitley County Farmers Market is urged to attend any one of the upcoming vendor meetings.

The first meeting is Wednesday, March 25, at 7 p.m. at Smith & Sons Coach House, 207 N. Main St. in Columbia City.

At this meeting, attendees will be provided with copies of the 2015 Rules and Regulations as well as contracts for returning vendors.

GRAND CHAMPS: ISMS City Stars take 1st in last competition

March 19, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Indian Springs Middle School’s show choir, City Stars, finished its competition season with a bang, winning grand champion.

The ISMS singer-dancers beat out six other middle school choirs at Homestead High School’s invitational.
City Stars also won best vocals and were one point away from best choreography.

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