September 17th, 2012
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A Whitley County Woman was arrested early Saturday morning after a crash near Tri-Lakes.
Susan R. Janes, 45, was booked on driving while intoxicated after she crashed her car on Willow Avenue in the Shriner Lake area at approximately 3:25 a.m.
Janesâ€™ passenger, Michael Grim, 47, also of Whitley County, suffered a broken neck and was taken to Parkview Whitley Hospital.
According to a press release from the Indiana State Police, Janesâ€™ vehicle crossed the center line, went over a curb and hit a parked car in a yard.
The Whitley County Board of Commissioners announced that they are seeking a county resident that is interested in serving on the Whitley County Planning Commission.
The member must reside in or own property within the unincorporated area of the county.
A political party affiliation is not a requirement for this position.
The main qualification is an awareness of and interest in the development of the county.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia City is discussing the possibility of a proposed water bond so the water department can start rolling on its upcoming projects.
CHURUBUSCO â€” Churubusco gave its crowd exactly what it expected in Friday nightâ€™s homecoming game against Angola.
Another shut-out win over a Northeast Corner Conference team, another slew of touchdown runs by Jason Nicodemus and another strong performance by the defense.
The Eagles are now 5-0 and travel to West Noble next week.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” â€śThree cheers for the Wildcats!â€ť said Head Coach Wayne Swender, pride swelling in his voice. â€śHip-hip, hooray,â€ťcame the resounding cheer from the Whitko student section â€” having charged the field in celebration of Fridayâ€™s homecoming defeat of the Wabash Apaches, 51-19.
Within three minutes, Whitko was on the board after sophomore Devin Gerding rushed for a 63-yard touchdown.
After a weekend break, the Wildcats will spend the week preparing to travel to Northfield, â€śa much improved team,â€ť said Swender with anticipation.
WATERLOO â€” A fired-up Columbia City defense forced six DeKalb turnovers and scored six points of its own while also giving the offense a short field to work with for most of the game, as the Eagles spoiled the Baronâ€™s Friday night Homecoming with a 62-10 Northeast Hoosier Conference thumping.
The win boosts the Eagle record to 3-2 overall and 3-1 in the NHC heading into next weekâ€™s Homecoming contest with conference foe New Haven.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia City advanced a proposed Salary Range Ordinance on first reading, moving it to second reading at the Columbia City Common Council meeting Tuesday.
According to the ordinance, Indiana Code requires the mayor to fix the compensation of each appointive officer, deputy and other employees of the city departments, excluding police officers and firefighters, prior to Nov. 1 for the subsequent budget year upon the approval of the council.
â€śI think itâ€™s an appropriate range,â€ť said Mayor Ryan Daniel.