Archive - Apr 22, 2013
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ A local governing board examined variances with its finances in light of a recent audit and is hoping to have found the solution.
As is the case with every governing body, the Whitley County Solid Waste Management District (WCSWMD) was audited by the State Board of Accounts.
WCSWMD‚Äôs report was released Jan. 31. The board of accounts noted on the audit some faults with the district. However, one of those problems could be the solution.
INDIANAPOLIS ‚ÄĒ Three Churubusco athletes were invited to Warren Central High School to compete with the best the state had to offer, and came away successful.
The Throwers Showcase was held at Warren Central High School, an event featuring the top 20 track athletes, male and female, in the shot put and discus.
Churubusco‚Äôs Austin McClure grabbed a Top-5 placing in both events.
He was fourth in the discus and third in the shot put.
His teammate, Gunner Barnhart, was seventh in the shot put.
For the girls, ‚ÄėBusco‚Äôs Katie Monk was fourth in discus.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ Andrea White, of Columbia City, has literally been around the world.
She wants to go back to the other side of the planet, but first, she is going to live in a cardboard box.
In a project called ‚ÄúHope for the Philippines,‚ÄĚ White and a few friends will stay in a cardboard box shelter they will set up on the lawn of Columbia City‚Äôs City Hall for 24 hours.
The purpose of the project is to demonstrate the conditions some people are living in at a squatter village in Manila, the capital city of the Philippines.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ Columbia City High School Athletic Director Geoff Penrod is the only AD who has seen the Northeast Hoosier Conference from start to finish.
Penrod was involved in the formation of the NHC after the Northeastern Indiana Athletic Conference dissolved. The new conference, NHC, was nearly identical to the NIAC, minus Angola, South Adams and Bluffton.
The NHC took Homestead, DeKalb, East Noble, Bellmont, New Haven and Columbia City from the NIAC and added Carroll and Norwell.