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Archive - Nov 13, 2012

PIECES OF THE PAST: Local Salvation Army to compile memory book

November 13, 2012

COLUMBIA CITY — While the Whitley County Salvation Army is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, the organization recently received pieces of its past from a local resident. The collection includes historical photos, memorabilia and memories of the organization’s olden days, which will be used by the local Salvation Army as it begins compiling a memory book.
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SCRATCHING THE SURFACE: Phase III project to open up ETA classroom space for next year

November 13, 2012

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County Consolidated Schools Superintendent Dr. Patricia O’Connor said construction workers have scratched the surface on Eagle Tech Academy’s Phase III project.
O’Connor said the project, which began in October, will open up enough classroom space to allow an additional 200 students at ETA for the next school year.
The project will also group the school’s offices, granting direct access to them through the public entrance.
“I think it’s going to be a real nice facility for the district, and something that the community can be proud of,” said O’Connor.

PROSTHESIS: Supports platform for self-esteem

November 13, 2012

COLUMBIA CITY — Katrina Simpkins, a young celebrity from Columbia City, was on hand to introduce the movie, “Dolphin Tale,” at Mary Raber Elementary School’s movie night Friday.
Katrina is well known for her connections to Winter, the dolphin that inspired the movie “Dolphin Tale,” released in 2011 by Warner Brothers.


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