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August 15th, 2014

PEPPY PARADE: Local teens to take national stage

August 16, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City High School pride will be ringing through the streets of New York City this Thanksgiving.

CCHS’s senior varsity cheerleaders were selected to perform in the 88th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, along with more than 700 other cheer and dance teams from across the nation will be representing the parade’s Varsity Spirit.

ONLINE POLL RESULTS

August 15, 2014

WHO NEEDS KINDNESS? Little Hands, Big Hearts earns nonprofit designation

August 15, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Little Hands, Big Hearts, Great Starts, Inc. recently announced the organization has gained its 501 C3 designation, qualifying the group as a nonprofit. Little Hands is located in Columbia City, and is designed to teach children, prior to beginning kindergarten, how to have an impact on the community and themselves with daily hands-on acts of kindness.

100 STROKE VICTORY: Col. City takes dominating win

August 15, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — With four golfers posting scores under 50, the Columbia City Lady Eagle golf squad downed the visiting North Side Lady Redskins by more than 100 strokes, tagging the visitors with a 181-289 loss Thursday afternoon at the Eagle Glen Golf Course.

HIGH ENERGY GOSPEL BAND: Blue Bird Revival to perform at Troy Presbyterian

August 15, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Blue Bird Revival, a praise band, will perform at Troy Presbyterian Church Sunday for morning worship at 9:50 a.m.
The band is a unique group from Northeastern Indiana. Blue Bird Revival’s music is best described as Americana, country, blue grass, and gospel.
The group consists of 10 members, with members playing multiple instruments and signing.

CREATIVE DISPLAY: Crowd gathers for Passages art sale

August 15, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Passages, Inc.’s Creative Learning Center was filled with silent auction attendees Thursday evening for the Old & New Art Exhibition and Sale. The event featured artwork created by Passages clients, with approximately 70 pieces on display, from paintings to ceramics to photography.

POISED TO PROTECT: Thorncreek’s fire dept. receives new truck

August 15, 2014

Editor’s note: The following is the first of a two-part series on the Thorncreek Township Fire Department

COLUMBIA CITY — Thorncreek Township has a gem parked in its fire station.
A new 2014 KME fire pumper and rescue truck was recently delivered and put into operation at the fire department.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBAL: Teams gearing up for scrimmages tonight

August 15, 2014

Area football teams are gearing up for scrimmages tonight at 7 p.m. Columbia City will be hosting Goshen, while Whitko and Churubusco will be on the road. The Wildcats are traveling to Garrett and Churubusco plays at Heritage. Pictured is Columbia City quarterback Trevor Bolt.

LITERACY ASSISTANCE: Council reorganizes to increase literacy

August 15, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Enhancing the literacy of individuals in Whitley County has been the focus of the county’s Literacy Council since 1987.
However, after almost being nonexistent within the past year, the nonprofit has reorganized and is rebuilding its services.

August 14th

INDOT IN 'BUSCO: Paving project begins

August 14, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) Fort Wayne District is working on a paving project in Churubusco today. Motorists can expect delays when traveling US. 33 and Ind. 205 today and Friday as crews work in town limits.

ANGOLA — Columbia City’s volleyball team held on for a five-game win Wednesday night at Angola....
WHITLEY COUNTY — Area football teams are taking a final day of preparation before the season opens...
The Columbia City Church of the Nazarene Alpha team won the Church League Softball championship...

 

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