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February 20th, 2015

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

NASCAR FRIDAYS: New racing feature debuts Friday in The Post & Mail

February 19, 2015

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CCHS FFA: Chapter continues success at state, national level

February 19, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — For over 85 years, the Columbia City FFA chapter has given high school students the opportunity to grow and compete on state and national levels.

“FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education,” said Sara Furthmiller, an FFA advisor at Columbia City High School.

LETTER OF INTENT: DeWitt signs with IPFW soccer

February 19, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City High School senior Drake DeWitt signed a letter of intent Tuesday to play soccer for the Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne Mastodons.

DeWitt, a four-year starter for the Eagles, scored 20 goals his senior year and notched 36 scores during his four years as a starter for the Eagle varsity team.

DeWitt also recorded 14 career assists for the Eagles, including five during his senior season.

GARRETT DERAILED: Eagles improve to 19-2 and 9-0 in NECC

February 19, 2015

GARRETT — The IHSAA Class 2A 7th-ranked Churubusco boys basketball team traveled to Garrett to take on the Railroaders Tuesday night, pulling out a 65-60 win.

From the start of the game, the entire crowd knew it was going to see a show between two of the top players in the NECC — Churubusco senior Paul Forman and Garrett senior Justin McCoy.

Neither player disappointed in the first half. Forman led ’Busco with 15 points in the first half but picked up his second foul early in the second quarter and didn’t see action again for the rest of the first half.

 

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