Archive - 2013
CHURUBUSCO â€” Smith-Green Community Schools Board of Trustees officially approved an agreement that will provide a School Resource Officer (SRO) for the district.
SGCS entered into an agreement with the town of Churubusco and the Churubusco Police Department at the recommendation of Superintendent Galen Mast.
Chad Fulkerson has updated his SRO training and met all of the requirements to be the SRO for the district.
Half of his salary will be provided by a Department of Homeland Security Grant the district received, which totals slightly more than $20,000.
COLUMBIA CITY â€“ All employees at the Columbia City Marathon convenience store and gas station, 545 W. Connexion Way, say, "Merry Christmas . . . and have a wonderful holiday season!"
The convenient Marathon store, located just off U.S. 30 near the west edge of the community, is one of the most popular places in the area.
Just like Marathon's slogan, "An American company serving America," the local Marathon store is proud to serve Whitley County and the region.
COLUMBIA CITY â€“ "North, South, East and West . . . we're sending all our very best to all our good friends everywhere, our sincere thanks and warm wishes for a very merry holiday season," say the workers at Yagel Grain Systems, 550 W. Business 30.
Celebrating 21 years in business, Yagel Grain Systems is a premier provider of sales, service and installation for all grain handling equipment.
Yagel Grain Systems can be reached at 260 248-2311.
HUNTINGTON â€“ Troxel Equipment, the area's premiere John Deere, Stihl and Honda power equipment dealer, has issued its holiday greeting.
"May you and your families have a very Merry Christmas and the happiest of New Years," the Troxel staff proclaims. "And thank you all for your business."
Troxel Equipment, "your solutions dealer," has dealerships in Huntington (4777 W 500 N), Wabash (983 N. Ind. 13) and Bluffton (5068 E. 100 N).
Toll-free phone number is 1-888-876-9352 and you can email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Their website is www.troxelequipment.com
COLUMBIA CITY â€“ Culligan Water Conditioning, 675 E. Business 30, brings sparkle to its loyal clientele all year long by providing "better water; pure and simple."
Serving Whitley County and the area since 1946, Culligan and its staffers wish "A Merry Christmas . . . and a sparkling New Year to all!"
Go to www.culligancolumbiacity.com, stop by the business or call 244-5850 to discover the answers to better water quality.
COLUMBIA CITY â€“ Getting to Grandma's house for wintertime holidays can be treacherous, but with well equipped tires on your vehicle, the trip will be a lot safer.
Jerry's Tire Service, 1045 E. Business 30, is your place to shop for safe, reliable tires for your important holiday trips.
Customers can make an appointment for their tire sales and service by stopping by or calling Jerry's Tire Service at 260 244-5927.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Decemberâ€™s session of Leadership Whitley County, a group comprised of community members working on leadership, communication and servant skills, convened at the media center of Whitko High School in South Whitley.
The workshop was hosted by LWC Alum Patty Weybright, and began with an awareness session featuring a panel of local non-profit organizations.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Big plans start with a simple choice â€” this is the working mantra of a company that has developed a way to save for a childâ€™s college education.
Jodi Golden, a representative for College Choice 529, was the guest speaker at Tuesdayâ€™s Rotary Club meeting in Columbia City.
She came from Indianapolis to discuss the Choice 529 plan and its direct savings program set up to offer parents a planned way of providing for someoneâ€™s future educational needs.
To give or not to give? That is the question. The students at Northern Heights Elementary School have been in the giving spirit, as seen here with some of the NHES Student Council members. Students collected more than 6,000 items for area food banks. Pictured, from left, with some of the collected food items are Cailey Allison, Evin Devito, Hailie Green, Garrett Geiger, Andrew Korus, Shawna Hall, Katie Hoag, Bella vonSeggern and Sammi Zumbrun.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia City officials have announced a revised trash pick up schedule during the holiday season.Due to Christmas Day and New Yearâ€™s Day trash pickup will fall one day later in the week.
Trash that would normally be picked up on Wednesday, Dec. 25 will be serviced Thursday, Dec. 26. Trash pickup will continue to run a day behind with Fridayâ€™s service bumped to Saturday.
The following week, the schedule will be repeated â€” trash service will run a day behind starting with Thursday, Jan. 2. Both weeks will have trash pick up on Saturday.