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’Busco football looks to stay perfect

September 5, 2013

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco’s football team has outscored the opposition 98-6 so far this season.

The Eagles hope to move to 3-0 when they travel to Prairie Heights Friday.

Prairie Heights picked up its first win last week over Fairfield by a score of 32-14 after falling to Lakeland in week one.

Churubusco won last year, 42-0, and in 2011 by a 30-0 margin. Still, Coach Paul Sade said his team is not taking the game lightly.

“We’ll have our hands full, that’s for sure,” he said.

Sade said this edition of the Panthers has a talented group of upperclassmen.

Purdue Extension offers farmland lease program

September 5, 2013

LOGANSPORT — Farmers, landowners, bankers and farm managers can benefit from attending the Purdue Extension’s upcoming program, “Finding Balance in Farmland Lease Contracts.”

Many times there is confusion in determining a fair value for land rents and which lease option matches the expectations for landowners and tenants.

The Purdue Land Lease Team has developed this program, along with several publications, that address the many questions concerning land leases.

2013 Columbia City High School Cheerleading Camp

September 5, 2013

Several aspiring cheerleaders attended Columbia City High School’s Mini Cheerleading Camp this summer.

An oath to literacy

September 5, 2013

Northern Heights Elementary School students have been discussing the importance of reading on a daily basis.

By signing a “Reader’s Workshop Contract” (pictured above) they have promised to read each day, follow procedures and do their personal best.

Pictured from left, students in Teri Harmon’s fourth-grade class: Samantha Harris, Rachel Cotterman and Cameron Craig, sign their pledge in class.

CHANGES: Passages, Inc. welcomes new CEO as learning center opens

September 5, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Passages, Inc. is in a season of several changes.

Its operations on Towerview Drive will soon relocate to the former Lehmberg Building, Columbia City, where education and creative learning will expand with the change.

As preparations fall in place for the move, another shift is taking place at the helm of the nonprofit. Long-time leader Tom O’Neill has stepped down from his role as president and CEO to make way for newly- named president, Jason Meyer.

GARAGE SALES: Ordinance continues to delay council

September 5, 2013

CHURUBUSCO — With only one council member in support of the proposed garage sale ordinance for Churubusco, the change was not passed at Wednesday’s Town Council meeting.

A public hearing held for the ordinance in August opened the floor to several town residents who had complaints against the proposal.

After having a chance to discuss some of the concerns, Councilman Mark Pepple offered his opinion on the ordinance before the vote.

“I have a few issues with the ordinance. There are some items I think we need to take a look at,” Pepple said.

IDEAS INTO BUSINESS: EDC to expand program

September 5, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County’s Economic Development Corporation (EDC) will launch a new phase of its entrepreneurial program later this month.

The Ice House Entrepreneurship Program, which will be an aspect of the EDC’s Small Business & Entrepreneurship Initiative (SBEI), is a combination of online and in-person sessions focused on fundamental concepts of turning ideas into businesses.

ART FEST: New direction, same flavor

September 5, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — For 11 years, the Whitley County Autumn Art Festival has displayed art, crafts and local talent on the Courthouse lawn.

Now in its 12th year, the festival has new leadership, Mark Espich and Katie Sweeney.

The event will now benefit the Whitley County Humane Society and will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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