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Archive - 2014

August 25th

CAUCUS SET FOR AUDITOR OFFICE: Honoring Banks with party

August 25, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — Details have been confirmed for a Republican caucus to fill the office of the Whitley County Auditor. As of Aug. 19, Whitley County Auditor Jennifer McGuire tendered a resignation taking effect immediately. Immediately following the caucus, the Whitley County Republican Party will honor State Sen. Jim Banks with a party. Banks has been called to active duty by the U.S. Navy and is heading to Afghanistan in the fall.


August 25, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — The Churubusco Lady Eagle varsity volleyball team played host to its annual invitational Saturday. Churubusco, playing in the Gold Pool, won its first match, but dropped the last two, failing to advance to the final round and finishing with a 1-2 record.

August 24th

PLACE TO PLAY: The Lighthouse’s play area slated for ‘makeover’

August 24, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — A small garage was torn down at The Lighthouse in October, and is now the site of expanding play areas for children living at the transitional home.

August 23rd

NIGHT ON THE TOWN: Movie night to bring action to downtown

August 23, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — The Amazing Spider-Man will be web-slinging his way to the Churubusco PNC Bank Parking lot tonight for a screening of The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

EXTREME MAKEOVER: Churubusco awarded $400K grant

August 23, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco’s downtown will receive a makeover thanks to a $400,000 grant awarded to the town.

The $400,000 grant will be used to revitalize the area from Washington Street to 123 S. Main St.

August 22nd

BY THE TAIL: Wawasee defeats Whitko in season opener

August 23, 2014

SOUTH WHITLEY — For the past four seasons Whitko’s football team has struggled in its opening game against Wawasee.
This year was no different, as the Wildcats fell 34-12 on their home field against the Warriors Friday night.

TIGERS BEND TO EAGLES: Columbia City defeats Warsaw

August 23, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — In his pre-season comments, first-year Columbia City Eagle football coach Brett Fox said that he wanted his teams to establish the run on offense and to stop the opponents ground game.


August 23, 2014

Friday night’s game ball was brought to the field by special delivery at the Columbia City-Warsaw game.

Marking the one-year anniversary of the massive head injury Columbia City graduate Samuel Dailey received, Dailey, now recovered, delivered the game ball by medical helicopter.

Columbia City beat Warsaw for the first time since 2011, 33-21. For more coverage of high school football, see Page A12.

EAGLES STRIKE LAKERS: Churubusco takes victory over Lakeland.

August 23, 2014

LAGRANGE ­— Adrian Springer and Devin Peters helped lead the Churubusco Eagles to a 31-19 victory over the Lakeland Lakers in the team’s season opener.

OIL SPILL: Fuel leak coats parking lot, Hoosier Dr.

August 23, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County’s HAZMAT team was called to the McDonald’s parking lot in Columbia City after a diesel fuel leak was spotted in the semi-truck lot.


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