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Archive - 2014

May 15th

Goree awarded as three-sport athlete

May 15, 2014

May 14th

Variety show to highlight high schoolers

May 14, 2014

Columbia City High School’s choirs, City Heat, City Lights, City Soul, City Crew and the Chamber Ensemble, will present “Fantacular” Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are available for purchase at the door for each performance.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for senior citizens, and children age 12 and under $5.

The choirs will present their award-winning competition shows. All choirs will present acts to commemorate music through the decades.

S.W. to talk ‘plans’

May 14, 2014

The Town of South Whitley will share a draft version of its Comprehensive Plan at a public meeting Thursday, May 22 at 7 p.m. at the South Whitley Community Public Library.

Community members are invited to listen to a brief presentation as well as interact with plan consultants and local officials.

Col. City battles in strong NHC meet

May 14, 2014

ck teams struggled against a strong field in the Northeast Hoosier Conference meet this week.

With the odds against them, Columbia City’s boys placed seventh and the girls took eighth out of eight schools in the NHC.

The meet began Friday, but was postponed to Monday after thunderstorms hit New Haven.

Monday was also the night scheduled for the Columbia City High School Honors Convocation, which several track athletes were slated to receive awards.

Along with that distraction, some athletes were injured or unable to participate.

School lunch prices may see 10-cent hike

May 14, 2014

The price of lunch for Whitley County Consolidated Schools will be going up next school year.

Information was presented to the WCCS School Board of Trustees at a recent work session for the 10-cent rate increase.

Currently, school lunch for elementary-aged students is $1.70 per lunch. Middle school students pay $1.85 and the cost is $1.95 at the high-school level.

Teachers pay $2.70 for lunch from the cafeteria. Breakfast prices are also going to see a 10-cent increase.

Goree, Dailey honored as top CCHS athletes

May 14, 2014

Editor’s Note: The following is the first of a multiple-part series on Columbia City High School’s Honors Convocation.

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City High School applauded the best of the best at Monday night’s Honors Convocation.

The final and most prestigious athletic awards of the night went to a pair who consider themselves siblings.

Neither Sam Dailey nor Kalisha Goree have siblings, but consider their friendship like brother and sister.

Goree was honored with the Tina Parker Memorial Honor Tray, and Dailey received the boys’ Honor Blanket.

Reader snapshots

May 14, 2014

Janeal Wilson, 63

May 14, 2014

Janeal Hollingsworth Wilson, 63, a native of Columbia City and more recently of Clearwater, Fla., passed away Sunday evening, May 11, 2014, at Brookside Hospice House in Palm Harbor, Fla. following a brief illness.
Ms. Wilson was born in Columbia City May 6, 1951, a daughter of Robert L. and Lucille Rose Hollingsworth, and spent her formative years there.
She graduated from Columbia City Joint High School in 1969, and from St. Francis College in 1985. She had lived in Fort Wayne for several years before moving to Florida.

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