October 11th, 2014
LIGONIER Ââ Itâs because of games like this that we watch football. No fancy trick plays, no game winning hail marys, just solid nail-biting gridiron action.
The Churubusco Eagles triumphed over the West Noble Chargers 7-6 Friday night. Although the Eagles posted a low score, they would be hard pressed to pick a better played or more exciting game this season.
WHITLEY COUNTY â A Tri-Lakes home caught on fire Friday night at approximately 11 p.m.
Two fire departments responded to the blaze, getting the fire under control in one hour.
See Monday's edition for more coverage of the fire.
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COLUMBIA CITY â For the past several games, the knock on the Columbia City football team is that it hasnât been able to put together a complete game, with one half or the other leading to a loss.
Friday night, the Eagles got a taste of what it would be like to put together two solid halves of football.
Columbia City pushed the Class 6A, No. 4-ranked (AP) Carroll Chargers to overtime before falling 41-35 on Senior Night at the Max Gandy Athletic Field.
ROCHESTER â Two Three Rivers Conference undefeated football teams came into Friday nightâs game at Rochester and only won came out the winner.
After five conference games, Whitko and Rochester stood strong at the top of the field. Friday night, in a fight for the TRC title, Rochester took a devastating win over the Wildcats, 56-14.
CHURUBUSCO â Residents of Churubusco can look forward to newly planted and landscaped trees next fall with the adoption of a new tree ordinance.
Each fall the annual crop harvest coupled with the beginning of hunting season and the ârutâ (deer mating season) makes deer movement more prominent and the number of car/deer crashes increase. Motorists are reminded to use extra caution when driving in rural areas of Indiana. Deer are generally more active in the early morning (pre-dawn) hours or the hours just after dusk but could be on the move at anytime.
Motorists should take the following precautions when driving in rural areas to avoid having a crash involving a deer:
COLUMBIA CITY â Large businesses and corporations in Whitley County are familiar with the services found at the Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC). However, a specific group of resources are catered to small businesses as well. Amanda Kessens is a small business owner with a shop set to open Saturday in downtown Columbia City.
WHITLEY COUNTY â With winter and the threat of heavy snowfall looming, the Whitley County Highway Department has made plans for salt acquisition to combat poor winter road conditions. Because of the increased demand and lack of proper supply, road officials are forced to come up with innovative and cost-saving solutions.
COLUMBIA CITY â Serving Whitley County senior citizens has been the mission of the Whitley County Council on Aging for 40 years. Seniors gathered at The Woodlands Senior Center Wednesday to commemorate the anniversary with a special lunch.