September 13th, 2014
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Tractor Supply Co. in Columbia City will host local pet experts Saturday, Sept. 20 as part of Pet Appreciation Week.
Held Sept. 17 - 21, Pet Appreciation Week (P.A.W.) is Tractor Supply's annual event to celebrate pets and introduce families to the â€śjoyâ€ť of owning animals.
As part of the main event Saturday, Sept. 20, the Columbia City store will feature pet experts, demonstrations on pet nutrition, discounts on pet food and supplies, free giveaways and $650 worth of in-store prize drawings.
COLUMBIA CITY ÂÂâ€” An all-you-can-eat grilled tenderloin dinner will be served at the Woodlands Senior Center in Columbia City, located at 710 Opportunity Dr., Saturday, Sept. 20 from 4 to 7 p.m.
All proceeds will benefit the Senior Center. The cost of admission will be $8.50 for adults, $4.50 for children ages six to 12 and free for children under the age of five.
NORTH MANCHESTER â€” Whitkoâ€™s offense ran wild against Three Rivers Conference foe Manchester Friday night.
The Wildcats tallied 382 yards of offense, cruising to a 42-7 win, the â€™Catsâ€™ biggest victory of the season.
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BUTLER â€” Fresh off of its loss against Garrett Saturday, the Churubusco Eagle football team traveled to Butler to face off against the Eastside High School Lancers (3-1) Friday night.
After a long game of tug-of-war, numerous penalties and multiple fumbles, the Eagles fell to the Lancers 14-6.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” â€śItâ€™s a powerful pairing,â€ť said Whitley County United Way Executive Director Cindy Baker when describing this yearâ€™s two campaign chairmen.
Gary Parrett and Tammy Fearnow are working in tandem to lead the giving initiative for the countyâ€™s annual United Way campaign.
Aug. 22, 1933 â€” Sept. 12, 2014
Dorcas J. Pressler, 81, a resident of Churubusco and widow of Donald â€śTodâ€ť Pressler, passed away at 1:54 a.m. Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at Lutheran Life Villages Pine Valley in Fort Wayne, following an extended illness.
Mrs. Pressler was born Aug. 22, 1933, in Noble County, a daughter of Ted and Carnie (Herron) Pippenger. She spent her formative years on the family farm.
On July 16, 1949, she was married in Merriam to Donald J. â€śTodâ€ť Pressler, and had lived in the Churubusco area all of her adult life.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Author and speaker April Maley will be sharing her testimony Sunday during the 10 a.m. service at St. Matthewâ€™s United Methodist Church. Her book â€śI Will Not be Silent,â€ť describes the child abuse and tragedy that plagued her early life. In the book, Maley shares a story of personal healing, crediting her recovery to the â€śOne True Healer.â€ť
Rusty Nail Crossing (pictured), a bluegrass gospel band, will present a free music concert at First Baptist Church of Pierceton Sunday, Sept. 21 at 10:15 a.m. as part of the church's annual Friend Day. The public is invited to attend. A love offering will be taken. First Baptist Church is located at 208 W. Market St. in Pierceton. For more information or for a ride, call (574)594-2197 or 834-2930.