Archive - Oct 2, 2013
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ Purple ribbons and banners were hung around the Whitley County Courthouse‚Äôs gazebo Tuesday in observance of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Members of Columbia City High School‚Äôs Key Club and the Whitley County Domestic Violence Task Force joined County Commissioners in proclaiming the significance of this particular cause.
‚ÄúThis is important to our county. We need to get the word out,‚ÄĚ said County Commissioner Don Amber. ‚ÄúTell people what the purple stands for. That‚Äôs how we will make change.‚ÄĚ
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ A field of 299 boys teams, a record for the 20th consecutive year, and 258 girls teams are entered as pairings for the 20th Annual IHSAA Soccer State Tournaments were announced this week by the Indiana High School Athletic Association.
Boys sectional action at 64 sites ‚ÄĒ 32 in each class ‚ÄĒ will be played Monday, Oct. 7 through Saturday, Oct. 12. Sixteen regional sites ‚ÄĒ eight in each class ‚ÄĒ will host two rounds each Thursday, Oct. 17, and Saturday, Oct. 19.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ As school safety is ramping up around the country, many parents are asking ‚ÄĒ ‚ÄúHow much am I entitled to know?‚ÄĚ
The answer to that question is not always clear, as schools can be locked down for a variety of reasons ‚ÄĒ some that are open to the public, and some that aren‚Äôt.
As some schools in Whitley County have been on ‚Äúlockdown‚ÄĚ in the last few years, many administrators struggled with parents who were concerned with the safety of their child, demanding details of the school‚Äôs situation.