September 13th, 2014
NORTH MANCHESTER â Whitkoâs offense ran wild against Three Rivers Conference foe Manchester Friday night.
The Wildcats tallied 382 yards of offense, cruising to a 42-7 win, the âCatsâ biggest victory of the season.
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BUTLER â Fresh off of its loss against Garrett Saturday, the Churubusco Eagle football team traveled to Butler to face off against the Eastside High School Lancers (3-1) Friday night.
After a long game of tug-of-war, numerous penalties and multiple fumbles, the Eagles fell to the Lancers 14-6.
COLUMBIA CITY â âItâs a powerful pairing,â said Whitley County United Way Executive Director Cindy Baker when describing this yearâs two campaign chairmen.
Gary Parrett and Tammy Fearnow are working in tandem to lead the giving initiative for the countyâs annual United Way campaign.
Aug. 22, 1933 â Sept. 12, 2014
Dorcas J. Pressler, 81, a resident of Churubusco and widow of Donald âTodâ Pressler, passed away at 1:54 a.m. Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at Lutheran Life Villages Pine Valley in Fort Wayne, following an extended illness.
Mrs. Pressler was born Aug. 22, 1933, in Noble County, a daughter of Ted and Carnie (Herron) Pippenger. She spent her formative years on the family farm.
On July 16, 1949, she was married in Merriam to Donald J. âTodâ Pressler, and had lived in the Churubusco area all of her adult life.
COLUMBIA CITY â Author and speaker April Maley will be sharing her testimony Sunday during the 10 a.m. service at St. Matthewâs United Methodist Church. Her book âI Will Not be Silent,â describes the child abuse and tragedy that plagued her early life. In the book, Maley shares a story of personal healing, crediting her recovery to the âOne True Healer.â
Rusty Nail Crossing (pictured), a bluegrass gospel band, will present a free music concert at First Baptist Church of Pierceton Sunday, Sept. 21 at 10:15 a.m. as part of the church's annual Friend Day. The public is invited to attend. A love offering will be taken. First Baptist Church is located at 208 W. Market St. in Pierceton. For more information or for a ride, call (574)594-2197 or 834-2930.
COLUMBIA CITY â Columbia Cityâs Lady Eagle volleyball squad took the floor of the Donald S. Weeks Gymnasium with the fourth different starting line-up in as many games in a search for consistent play. That search went unfulfilled, as the visiting Lady Vikings took advantage of Columbia City errors to put together runs and take a four-game 25-12, 25-21, 23-25 and 25-16 win Thursday night.
COLUMBIA CITY â The City of Columbia City was the winner of the Whitley County Family YMCAâs Corporate Challenge for the second year. This yearâs corporate challenge had five teams, and each week the teams participated in a different activity, including basketball, soccer, pickleball, kickball, mini golf, euchre and more.