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February 20th, 2015

URGING COMMUNITY FOR SUPPORT: SB 40 would allow for full funding of kindergarten students

February 20, 2015

CHURUBUSCO — “Call, write, email or visit your local State Representative or Senator and show your support of Senate Bill 40.” Superintendant Galen Mast urged board members and those in attendance at Smith-Green Community Schools’ monthly board meeting to get involved in school funding. The main topic on the agenda at Monday night’s meeting was Senate Bill 40.

Senate Bill 40 is a bill that would amend the Indiana Code concerning education and how full-day kindergarten students are counted for state funding purposes.

NAMED ALL-NHC: Columbia City starters

February 20, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Capping the first 20-win season in over 15 years, the Columbia City Lady Eagles were rewarded with five spots on the final All-Northeast Hoosier Conference teams.

The NHC disbands at the end of this year, with Columbia City joining five other conference schools, Leo and Huntington North to form the Northeast 8 Conference.

Homestead, Columbia City and Norwell each placed five players on the list, with East Noble earning four selections, Carroll three, DeKalb two, and New Haven and Bellmont each getting a single selection.

NASCAR FRIDAY

February 20, 2015

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Robert “Hal” Lane, 84

February 20, 2015

July 25, 1930 — Feb. 18, 2015
Robert “Hal” Lane, 84, of Columbia City, passed away at 5:17 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 at Parkview Whitley Hospital in Columbia City. Born July 25, 1930 in Tipton, he was the son of Porter and Rose (Jobin) Lane.
Hal graduated from Tipton High School with the Class of 1948 and attended Purdue University before being drafted into the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 9 Surprising Facts About The Oscars

February 20, 2015

TREASURES FROM THE MUSEUM: Technology on parade

February 20, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Some things are treasures because they occupy a unique place in the development of technology; others because they have a direct connection to a person of fame or notoriety; and still others may be considered treasures because they carry a sizeable monetary value.

HEADED TO STATE: CCHS Bowlers are off to the finals

February 20, 2015

SOUTH BEND — The Columbia City High School boys bowling team rolled its way to a fifth-place finish at the Chippewa Bowl South Bend Semi-State, qualifying the Eagles for a trip to Saturday’s State Finals competition at Cooper’s Sport Bowl in Anderson.

The Eagle boys rolled a combined total of 2,287 to take fifth place behind Lake Central’s 3,175, Angola’s 3,067, Highland’s 3,064 and Eastside’s 2,924. The Eagles and sixth-place Rochester tied with identical 2,287 scores with both teams advancing to the State Finals competition.

February 19th

WHITKO H.S. FFA: Fosters growth through youth

February 19, 2015

SOUTH WHITLEY — It is never too early for South Whitley’s youngsters to begin growing and learning through agricultural education.

This is why the Whitko FFA chapter has focused on the future of their program through middle school students.

“The biggest success that the Whitko FFA has seen this year is in our middle school recruitment,” said Karrin Koontz, Whitko FFA advisor.

CHURUBUSCO H.S. FFA: ’Busco receives national recognition for improvement

February 19, 2015

CHURUBUSCO — The Churubusco FFA chapter was recognized by the National FFA Organization for their improving program. After receiving a 2-Star rating for the previous three years, ‘Busco FFA received a 3-Star rating this past year, the highest rating achievable.

This rating system focuses on activities within the chapter and in the community. To receive three stars, 15 seperate activities must be documented and explained on the application. The most creative activities are receive special consideration by judges.

DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS: Whitley County EMA advisory continues until 11 a.m. Friday

February 19, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY – From Whitley County Emergency Management:

Wind Chill Advisory

Wind Chill Advisory has been extended until Friday, Feb. 20 at 11a.m.
Wind chill values between -10 & -25 degrees. Frost bite can occur within 30 minutes

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