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September 11th, 2014

NEW AUDITOR BRINGING CHANGE: Checks and balances a priority

September 11, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — On Wednesday Aug. 3, Whitley County received its youngest auditor, 23-year-old Jana Schinbeckler. The Churubusco native has been working for the county for the past three years while she was going to college at IPFW for her degree in business management and administration.

BOYS TENNIS: ’Busco’s Lillmars takes fourth consecutive win

September 11, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco’s boys tennis team played West Noble Tuesday at home, falling 4-1. Scoring for the Eagles was veteran player and senior, Luke Lillmars with a win in the No. 1 singles. Lillmars’ success over West Noble marks his fourth consecutive win.

HEAVY RAINFALL: Totals broke the 1937 record

September 11, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — Severe weather created flooding concerns and impaired driving as gusting winds and dark skies added to the heavy rainfall received in Whitley County Wednesday. According to the National Weather Service, the area received on average 3 inches of rain with rain gauges peaking at 3.24 inches in Fort Wayne.

VIDEO: Obamas, Americans Remember Victims of 9/11 Attacks

September 11, 2014

Sept. 11, 2014 (Bloomberg) — Bloomberg News takes you to the south lawn of the White House and Lower Manhattan as President Barack Obama, Vice President Joseph Biden, and First Lady Michelle Obama join Americans in observance of a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims of the 9/11 terror attacks 13 years ago today.

FOUR-COUNTY MEET: Churubusco runners take 2nd and 3rd at Prairie Heights

September 11, 2014

LAGRANGE — Churubusco’s cross country team competed in a four-county meet at Prairie Heights High School in LaGrange Tuesday. The girls team was led by Julia Folland with a 2nd-place finish. Pacing the boys were Jacob Eyer in third and Blake Gross in fourth.

PATRIOT DAY: Americans remember 13th anniversary

September 11, 2014

This is Patriot Day, the 13th anniversary of the tragic events of 9/11, Americans remember the day when thousands were killed at the hands of terrorists in New York, Pennslyvania and Washington D.C. Pictured above is Columbia City’s ladder truck, boasting an American Flag during the Memorial Day Parade last May. See Page A2 for more coverage of September 11, 2001.

EAGLES LOOK TO REBOUND: Wildcats look to stay at top of conference

September 11, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — Whitley County’s football teams came out 2-1 in games stifled by thunderstorms last week. Columbia City’s football game was delayed in the third quarter, with the Eagles holding a 15-7 advantage over Northeast Hoosier Conference foe Bellmont. Columbia City gave up its lead and the win to fall 25-15. This week, the Eagles host NHC powerhouse Homestead, which is off to a 2-1 start to the season as well.

VIDEO-ALERT • NATION REMEMBERS: September 11 memorial features Obama

September 11, 2014

Inez Loutzenhiser, 90

September 11, 2014

July 20, 1924 — Sept. 9, 2014
Inez Pauline Loutzenhiser, 90, of Columbia City, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at Heritage of Huntington.
Born July 20, 1924, in Jefferson Township, she was the daughter of Albert A. and Ruth A. (Gardner) Loutzenhiser.
She graduated from Jefferson Center High School with the Class of 1943. She had moved to Fort Wayne in the late 1950s to be near her employment and after retiring, she moved back to Columbia City in 1989.

'CARING' UNITES VOLUNTEERS: 27 teams, 27 service projects

September 11, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — Volunteers will take on a variety of community service projects as part of the United Way of Whitley County’s Day of Caring Tuesday. Executive Director Cindy Baker said the day is devoted to giving back to the community is developing a county-wide focus.

WATERLOO — Football is a game of inches. It is also a game where seconds can make a difference....
NORTH MANCHESTER — Whitley County’s girls golf teams played their final match before Saturday’s...
FORT WAYNE — When Columbia City Lady Eagle Volleyball Coach Trish Hinen talks about the roller...

 

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