Archive - 2014
COLUMBIA CITY ÂÂâ€” An all-you-can-eat grilled tenderloin dinner will be served at the Woodlands Senior Center in Columbia City, located at 710 Opportunity Dr., Saturday, Sept. 20 from 4 to 7 p.m.
All proceeds will benefit the Senior Center. The cost of admission will be $8.50 for adults, $4.50 for children ages six to 12 and free for children under the age of five.
NORTH MANCHESTER â€” Whitkoâ€™s offense ran wild against Three Rivers Conference foe Manchester Friday night.
The Wildcats tallied 382 yards of offense, cruising to a 42-7 win, the â€™Catsâ€™ biggest victory of the season.
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BUTLER â€” Fresh off of its loss against Garrett Saturday, the Churubusco Eagle football team traveled to Butler to face off against the Eastside High School Lancers (3-1) Friday night.
After a long game of tug-of-war, numerous penalties and multiple fumbles, the Eagles fell to the Lancers 14-6.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” â€śItâ€™s a powerful pairing,â€ť said Whitley County United Way Executive Director Cindy Baker when describing this yearâ€™s two campaign chairmen.
Gary Parrett and Tammy Fearnow are working in tandem to lead the giving initiative for the countyâ€™s annual United Way campaign.
Aug. 22, 1933 â€” Sept. 12, 2014
Dorcas J. Pressler, 81, a resident of Churubusco and widow of Donald â€śTodâ€ť Pressler, passed away at 1:54 a.m. Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at Lutheran Life Villages Pine Valley in Fort Wayne, following an extended illness.
Mrs. Pressler was born Aug. 22, 1933, in Noble County, a daughter of Ted and Carnie (Herron) Pippenger. She spent her formative years on the family farm.
On July 16, 1949, she was married in Merriam to Donald J. â€śTodâ€ť Pressler, and had lived in the Churubusco area all of her adult life.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Author and speaker April Maley will be sharing her testimony Sunday during the 10 a.m. service at St. Matthewâ€™s United Methodist Church. Her book â€śI Will Not be Silent,â€ť describes the child abuse and tragedy that plagued her early life. In the book, Maley shares a story of personal healing, crediting her recovery to the â€śOne True Healer.â€ť
Rusty Nail Crossing (pictured), a bluegrass gospel band, will present a free music concert at First Baptist Church of Pierceton Sunday, Sept. 21 at 10:15 a.m. as part of the church's annual Friend Day. The public is invited to attend. A love offering will be taken. First Baptist Church is located at 208 W. Market St. in Pierceton. For more information or for a ride, call (574)594-2197 or 834-2930.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s Lady Eagle volleyball squad took the floor of the Donald S. Weeks Gymnasium with the fourth different starting line-up in as many games in a search for consistent play. That search went unfulfilled, as the visiting Lady Vikings took advantage of Columbia City errors to put together runs and take a four-game 25-12, 25-21, 23-25 and 25-16 win Thursday night.