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Archive - 2014

September 19th

BYOD: SGCS ‘bring your own device’ program gains steam

September 19, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — After a month into Smith-Green Community School’s new Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program, Churubusco high school students are gradually making use of personal electronic devices in the classroom.

MAKING IMPROVEMENTS: Bettering South Whitley, one project at a time

September 19, 2014

SOUTH WHITLEY — Improving the town of South Whitley has been the agenda of council members and community leaders during this budget year.

COUNTY GOLF: Col. City golf tops Whitko, Manchester

September 19, 2014

NORTH MANCHESTER — Whitley County’s girls golf teams played their final match before Saturday’s sectional at Sycamore Golf Club Thursday afternoon, along with county-neighbor Manchester.

Brinda Rowe, 64

September 19, 2014

Brinda F. Rowe, 64, of Columbia City, passed away at 9:36 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. Born March 14, 1950 in Sayersville, Ky., she was the daughter of Nollin and Helen (Rowe) Collins.
She graduated from Union City High School in Marshall, Mich. with the Class of 1968.

ROLLER COASTER: Lady Eagles fall in roller-coaster game

September 19, 2014

FORT WAYNE — When Columbia City Lady Eagle Volleyball Coach Trish Hinen talks about the roller coaster aspects of her team’s play, she is not talking a kiddie coaster, but a full-fledged, scream at the top of your lungs, drop-off-a-cliff fall.

The Lady Eagles, playing some of their best defensive volleyball against Northeast Hoosier Conference foe Homestead, had leads in every game, but runs by the host Lady Spartans sent the Lady Eagles home on the short end of a 3-0 match.

BALLOT: Schinbeckler added to election ballot

September 19, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — For a second time in three weeks, Jana Schinbeckler, 23, won over Precinct Committeemen in a Republican Caucus for the Whitley County Auditor Office.

Thursday night, a caucus was held to fill the ballot vacancy for the Whitley County Auditor in the general election.

September 18th

TROUBLESOME TRUCKS: Heavy truck issues near Churubusco may affect all of Whitley Co.

September 18, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — Residents of Smith Township living on East County Road 300 North near Churubusco went before the Whitley County Commissioners Monday to raise awareness of an issue of heavy trucks traveling on the road near their homes.

AWESOME ACADEMICS: ISMS’s Beckner receives state recognition

September 18, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — A nine-year veteran academic coach at Indian Springs Middle School is receiving recognition from the state.
Dennis Beckner wears many hats. As a pastor, teacher, coordinator, manager and coach, Beckner is a community servant by anyone’s standards.

ENRICHED ENROLLMENT: Enrollment numbers up at Smith-Green

September 18, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — Student enrollment is up at Smith-Green Community Schools, assuaging fears of dwindling student numbers and budget concerns.
Student enrollment is determined on two days during the school year, Sept. 12 and Feb. 15. According to the numbers on those days, the state grants funds to school corporations.

While many squads are jumping into sectional play tonight, Churubusco’s boys basketball team has a...
Fort Wayne Canterbury School’s Darby Maggard (right) and Coach Wayne Kreiger, both of Whitley...
Indiana high school boys basketball sectionals begin Tuesday night. Columbia City is hosting its...

 

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