February 23rd, 2015
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s seniors combined for 25 points in the Eaglesâ€™ win over Northridge for Saturdayâ€™s Senior Night.
A 19-point third quarter lifted the Eagles to a 60-44 win on their last regular-season home game.
CHURUBUSCO â€” After suffering only the third loss of the season against Fairfield Friday night, the Churubusco (20-3) boys basketball team, feeling vengeful about the loss the night before, was ready to get back on a winning streak.
The Eagles missed out on setting the single-season school record for wins Friday night, but were determined to set it on Saturday night, as they played host to county rival the Whitko Wildcats (6-15), coming away with a 84-52 victory.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Whitley County has joined 12 other Indiana counties in a lawsuit against a California data company.
Officials allege that computer fraud cost the counties hundreds of thousands of dollars in revenue.
Eleven counties were already part of the suit, and Whitley and DeKalb counties joined in late last week.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” In a motion tabled from its last meeting, the Whitley County Board of Commissioners voted to let bids for the demolition and cleanup of a property on East Anderson Road where methamphetamine contamination ruined the house.
The property is owned by Donald Boseker, who is incarcerated on charges of dealing in methamphetamine, possession of precursors, possession of paraphernalia and maintaining a common nuisance.
The Commissioners had received bids at their February meeting, but tabled a decision until a final judicial decision had been made on a motion by
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Education was a hot topic at Friday afternoonâ€™s legislative forum, hosted by the Whitley County Chamber of Commerce at the 4-H Agricultural Museum and attended by approximately 50 local citizens.
State Sen. Amanda Banks and Ind. House Rep. Christopher Judy were on-hand to answer questions from the public, many were concerning education, ranging from funding to policy.
Ralph Bailey, a longtime Whitley County teacher, administrator and superintendent, was first to speak.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” Whitley County â€˜s Board of Commissioners in conjunction with Columbia City Mayor Ryan Daniel and other community leaders have released the results of the first of several meetings on the proposal by the State of Indiana to make U.S. 30 a limited-access highway.
The group has been gathering information regarding the proposed project, and officials say the project isnâ€™t an immediate concern.
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Three Columbia City wrestlers ended their seasons at the state finals Friday night in Indianapolis.
FAIRFIELD â€” For Churubuscoâ€™s boys basketball team, winning the NECC Conference tournament was nice. It was a first for the program.
Winning the outright conference championship wouldâ€™ve been even better for â€™Busco, which was 19-2 and 9-0 in the NECC going into Friday nightâ€™s game at Fairfield. The Falcons, with a record of 8-1 in conference after the Falcons lost to Angola Tuesday night, topped Churubusco 76-69 to tie for first in the NECC.
A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for Whitley County from 1 a.m. to 7 p.m. EST Saturday...
The National Weather Service in northern Indiana has issued a
Winter Weather Advisory for snow... which is in effect from 1 a.m.
to 7 p.m. EST Saturday.
* Timing... snow will overspread the area after midnight. Periods
of moderate snow are expected to develop late tonight into
early Saturday morning before diminishing Saturday afternoon.
* Accumulations... 3 to 5 inches with locally isolated higher
amounts south of the Highway 24 corridor.