September 11th, 2014
Sept. 11, 2014 (Bloomberg) â€” Bloomberg News takes you to the south lawn of the White House and Lower Manhattan as President Barack Obama, Vice President Joseph Biden, and First Lady Michelle Obama join Americans in observance of a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims of the 9/11 terror attacks 13 years ago today.
LAGRANGE â€” Churubuscoâ€™s cross country team competed in a four-county meet at Prairie Heights High School in LaGrange Tuesday. The girls team was led by Julia Folland with a 2nd-place finish. Pacing the boys were Jacob Eyer in third and Blake Gross in fourth.
This is Patriot Day, the 13th anniversary of the tragic events of 9/11, Americans remember the day when thousands were killed at the hands of terrorists in New York, Pennslyvania and Washington D.C. Pictured above is Columbia Cityâ€™s ladder truck, boasting an American Flag during the Memorial Day Parade last May. See Page A2 for more coverage of September 11, 2001.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” Whitley Countyâ€™s football teams came out 2-1 in games stifled by thunderstorms last week. Columbia Cityâ€™s football game was delayed in the third quarter, with the Eagles holding a 15-7 advantage over Northeast Hoosier Conference foe Bellmont. Columbia City gave up its lead and the win to fall 25-15. This week, the Eagles host NHC powerhouse Homestead, which is off to a 2-1 start to the season as well.
July 20, 1924 â€” Sept. 9, 2014
Inez Pauline Loutzenhiser, 90, of Columbia City, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at Heritage of Huntington.
Born July 20, 1924, in Jefferson Township, she was the daughter of Albert A. and Ruth A. (Gardner) Loutzenhiser.
She graduated from Jefferson Center High School with the Class of 1943. She had moved to Fort Wayne in the late 1950s to be near her employment and after retiring, she moved back to Columbia City in 1989.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” Volunteers will take on a variety of community service projects as part of the United Way of Whitley Countyâ€™s Day of Caring Tuesday. Executive Director Cindy Baker said the day is devoted to giving back to the community is developing a county-wide focus.
Indianapolis, Ind. â€” Governor Mike Pence is directing flags at state facilities statewide be flown at half-staff Thursday, Sept. 11 in honor of Patriot Day. Flags should be lowered at sunrise and remain at half-staff until sunset on Thursday, Sept. 11.
Governor Pence also asks businesses and residents across the state to lower their flags to half-staff to pay tribute to the men and women who were injured or lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” Whitley Countyâ€™s Domestic Violence Task Force (DVTF) will hold its 3rd Annual Professional Educational Conference Thursday, Oct. 2 at the Whitley County Government Center, 220 W. Van Buren St., Columbia City. The conference will be entitled Breaking the Silence (BTS) of Domestic Violence.