Archive - Jan 12, 2012
HANDS Foundation members, from left, Taylor Daniel, Kylie Hagans, Connor Stouder and Brett Roberts were in attendance for a Komets hockey recognition event Sunday. The organization, coordinated and funded through the Whitley County Community Foundation, was recognized by Physicians Health Plan for their role in contributing to community efforts.
The National Weather Service says a winter storm could drop more than a foot of snow on far northern Indiana and bring wind-whipped blowing and drifting snow.
Snow was falling across much of Indiana on Thursday afternoon but only lightly in Indianapolis and points further south.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Opinions on the wind turbine issue were blowing in opposite directions Wednesday when the Whitley County Plan Commission met to review and modify a proposed ordinance designed to govern the installation of such devices.
Though the commission reviewed most of a draft of the proposed ordinance, there are several as-yet unresolved issues â€” including that topic which helped draw more than 100 residents to the Wednesday night meeting â€” setbacks.
Sacred music concert
at West Etna Community Church
Friday, Jan. 13
LARWILL â€“ The Moody Chorale, conducted by Dr. Xiangtang Hong of the Moody Bible Institute of Chicago, will be performing Friday, Jan. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at West Etna Community Church near Larwill.
West Etna Community Church is located at 6552W-750N in northwest Whitley County.
S. Whitley Area
drive is Saturday, Jan. 14
TOPEKA â€” Churubusco dropped out of the Northeast Corner Conference Tournament Wednesday night with a loss to the 10-1 Westview Warriors.
The Eagles faced Westview in their second game of the season and lost 47-31. Churubusco improved Wednesday night, only losing by an eight-point margin, 38-30.
The Eagles had a 6-5 lead at the end of the first quarter and matched Westviewâ€™s scoring in the second at eight to make a 14-13 score at halftime in favor of Churubusco.
The Warriors took over in the third quarter, outscoring â€™Busco 15-6 and taking a 28-20 lead going into the fourth quarter.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s senior wrestlers competed in the Donald S. Weeks Gymnasium for the last time of their high school careers Wednesday night. The Eagles hosted DeKalb and lost, 46-27.
â€śIâ€™m really proud of how well the guys competed tonight,â€ť Columbia City Head Coach Blane Culp said. â€śWe were questioning if we were even going to win a match tonight.â€ť