June 5th, 2015
Peabody Public Library kicked off its summer craft time Wednesday as part of its summer reading program. There will be craft time from 2 to 6 p.m. every Wednesday this summer in the Childrenâ€™s Department. Pictured are Samantha (left) and Isaac Bloomfield.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The Whitley County Commissioners received a schedule for construction and completion of the Coesse sanitary sewer project, in their June 1 meeting.
GAI Consultants, Inc. presented the Commissioners with the following schedule:
â€˘ June 1: Board of Commissioners approve and sign Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) permit application.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia City Police Chief Tim Longenbaugh said his department is following a â€śsolid leadâ€ť in the investigation of a phony phone call on Memorial Day.
May 25, police from all across Northern Indiana scrambled to respond to an alleged hostage case at Main Bowl in Columbia City.
â€śWe are working with other agencies on a strong lead,â€ť said Longenbaugh. â€śIâ€™m hoping that we will have some more answers soon.â€ť
CHURUBUSCO â€” Churubuscoâ€™s Eagle baseball team takes the next step along the road to a possible state championship when it travels to Whiting for IHSAA regional play on Saturday. The Eagles will take on a team from Boone Grove High School in game two, which begins at noon.
Boone Grove and the Eagles enter the game with almost identical stats. Both teams boast 20-7 records with the Wolves of Boone Grove also having a tie on their record. Churubusco is scoring 8.3 runs per game, while the Wolves are averaging 8.4 runs per contest.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Since 2012, city officials have been discussing the fate of Burnworth Memorial Pool.
A few years ago, officials said fall of 2014 would be the last time the pool is open.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The annual Relay for Life event is this weekend in Whitley County.
The event will be held from noon on June 6 to 6 a.m. on June 7 â€” almost a full day of walking on the track at Indian Springs Middle School to celebrate, remember and fight back against cancer.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Eagle Tech Academy hosted a senior celebration Saturday to say goodbye to its seniors.
Teachers and students were invited to Eagle Tech to talk, play games and get a last look at their school before Fridayâ€™s graduation.
It was a reminder of what the graduatesâ€™ freshman year was like with just them and the facilitators in the building.
Passages Profiles â€™15 is a 10-week series of features published each Thursday about the programs of Passages, the local organization that has been serving those with intellectual disabilities since 1954.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Passages to the Future Endowment Fund provides a place for gifts and funds that help Passages, Inc. with its programming.
Gifts to the fund will never be spent. Instead, the funds are invested and the interest is used to further Passagesâ€™ mission of enhancing the lives of people with disabilities.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” Athletes from all three Whitley County high schools are preparing for this weekendâ€™s IHSAA state finals track and field meet at the Robert C. Haugh Track & Field Complex at Indiana University, Bloomington.
The boys meet begins Friday afternoon at 3 p.m. Churubuscoâ€™s 3,200-meter relay team of Blake Gross, Jacob Eyer, Chance Gallmeier and Alex Turnbow will be the first Whitley County athletes to compete.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” An old downtown building has been reduced to rubble in Columbia City.
Crews began demolishing the building two weeks ago, and this week all thatâ€™s left is a pile of brick and dust.