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August 20th, 2014

BOMB SCARE: Huntington North High School threatened

August 20, 2014

HUNTINGTON (Aug. 20, 2014) -- Students at Huntington North High School returned to classes at around 1:40 today after being evacuated to the football stadium just before 1:00 pm after a note that was found was judged to be a bomb threat.

A search of the school turned up nothing, however all athletic practices have been canceled for the day.

An administrative assistant in the school district sent the following release on the threat and evacuation at 1 p.m. today:

LADY EAGLES DODGE RAIN: Beat the weather and Bellmont

August 20, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s girls golf team beat the weather and Bellmont Tuesday evening at Eagle Glen Golf Course. With thunderstorms making their way in and out of the area, coaches found a window of opportunity to squeeze in the match, and the Lady Eagles picked up their second Northeast Hoosier Conference win in two days by a score of 197-216.

SHELTER CELEBRATION: Humane Society to mark decade of service

August 20, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Humane Society is celebrating 10 years of caring for homeless animals in Whitley County. A free tour of the county’s animal shelter, located at 951 S. Line St. in Columbia City, will be provided Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. along with food and refreshments.

3-0 SWEEP: Lady Wildcats control Lakeland Christian

August 20, 2014

WARSAW — Whitko’s volleyball team grabbed a 3-0 sweep in its opening match Tuesday night at Lakeland Christian Academy. The Lady Wildcats took a definitive, 25-11, win in game one, while playing more competitive second and third games, winning 25-22 and 25-21.

CHAIR CANING: Heritage wisdom on display at local Farmer's Market

August 20, 2014

Whitley County Farmers Market vendor Little Hawk re-canes and refurbishes chairs during a typical Saturday morning at the market, held on the Whitley County Courthouse Square. The farmers market is open each Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and Wednesdays from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at Parkview Whitley Hospital Medical Plaza.

STORM NO MATCH: Eagles soccer win season opener 6-1

August 20, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Thunderstorms sparked the Eagles into a dominating win in their season opener Tuesday night against Central Noble, 6-1. After approximately 30 minutes of play, thunderstorms moved into the area, and the game was delayed until the coast was clear.

CAR CRASH: Teenage driver ejected on Ind. 14 Tuesday

August 20, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — A young driver was ejected from her vehicle after a crash at the intersection of Ind. 14 and Raber Road Tuesday evening.
The 16-year-old female driver, whose name was not released, was transported to the hospital with broken ribs, along with cuts and bruises. Whitley County Sheriff Sergeant Cory Patrick said the girl was awake, alert and talking to police when they arrived on the scene.

FROZEN FUNDS: Whitley Co. EMA experiences temporary file loss

August 20, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — Due to a clerical error the Whitley County Emergency Management Agency’s funds were suspended until this week. The hold is due to a grant that had not been filed with the state. The Emergency Management Performance Grant, and its corresponding ethics disclosure statement, were temporarily lost due to a filing error.

VOLLEYBALL OPENER: Lady Eagles sweep North Side

August 20, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s Lady Eagle volleyball team opened its 2014 campaign hosting the North Side Lady Redskins Tuesday night at the Donald S. Weeks Gymnasium. With the exception of some midgame inconsistencies, the latest version of the Lady Eagles established a good foundation for the coming campaign with a 25-20, 25-18, 25-12 three-game sweep of the visiting Lady Redskins.

KIDS DREAMLAND MAKEOVER: This season may be playground’s final summer

August 20, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Nearly two years in the making, 22-year-old Maddie Hinen is bringing her vision into fruition — a vision inspired by her passion to help children with disabilities.

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s girls golf team beat the weather and Bellmont Tuesday evening at...
WARSAW — Whitko’s volleyball team grabbed a 3-0 sweep in its opening match Tuesday night at...
COLUMBIA CITY — Thunderstorms sparked the Eagles into a dominating win in their season opener...

 

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