February 20th, 2015
COLUMBIA CITY â 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.
SOUTH BEND â 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 Saturdayâs State Finals competition at Cooperâs Sport Bowl in Anderson.
The Eagle boys rolled a combined total of 2,287 to take fifth place behind Lake Centralâs 3,175, Angolaâs 3,067, Highlandâs 3,064 and Eastsideâs 2,924. The Eagles and sixth-place Rochester tied with identical 2,287 scores with both teams advancing to the State Finals competition.
SOUTH WHITLEY â It is never too early for South Whitleyâs 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.
âThe biggest success that the Whitko FFA has seen this year is in our middle school recruitment,â said Karrin Koontz, Whitko FFA advisor.
CHURUBUSCO â 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, âBusco 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.
COLUMBIA CITY â 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
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COLUMBIA CITY â 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.
âFFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education,â said Sara Furthmiller, an FFA advisor at Columbia City High School.
COLUMBIA CITY â 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 â 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 â Churubusco senior Paul Forman and Garrett senior Justin McCoy.
Neither player disappointed in the first half. Forman led âBusco with 15 points in the first half but picked up his second foul early in the second quarter and didnât see action again for the rest of the first half.