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May 15th, 2015

$77K TREE PLAN: South Whitley council approves

May 15, 2015

SOUTH WHITLEY ­— Town council members approved a tree trimming and removal plan at Tuesday’s meeting in South Whitley.

Plant Growth Management Systems, Inc. will handle the $77,000 project to clear unwanted trees and trim low-hanging limbs.

ROAD MATCHES: ’Busco tennis splits

May 15, 2015

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco’s Lady Eagle tennis team split a pair of away matches, dropping a 5-0 decision to Prairie Heights on Monday, coming back on Tuesday evening to claim a 3-2 win over Lakeland.

In Monday’s contest against Prairie Heights, Churubusco’s Audrey Gier-cher fell 6-3, 6-1 to Andra Ledgerwood.

AWARDED: Whitko H.S. receives silver medal

May 15, 2015

SOUTH WHITLEY ­— Whitko High School received a silver medal and was ranked 47th in the state in a recently released report from U.S. News and World Reports.

Information supplied by the Indiana Department of Education was used to determine school ranking. The report ranked schools based on student/teacher ratio, college readiness and proficiency in algebra and English.

SECOND IN NHC: Col. City tennis finishes

May 15, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s tennis team wrapped up the Northeast Hoosier Conference portion of its schedule Thursday evening at the DeVol Field courts. The Lady Eagles fell to Carroll by a 4-1 score on Senior night.

At No.1 singles Eagle Rachel Flauding fell 6-0, 6-1 to Carroll’s Sydney Jackson.

NEW DEPUTIES: No strangers to law enforcement

May 15, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Two new deputies were sworn in to the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department Thursday afternoon.

Jon Stoffel and Tim Hartman are no strangers to law enforcement, and have begun patrol in Whitley County.

TRC MEET: Whitko girls win

May 15, 2015

WABASH — Whitko’s girls track team edged Northfield to take the Three Rivers Conference track and field title at Southwood Thursday evening.

Whitko put up 122.5 points to finish ahead of Northfield’s 114.5 points. Rochester was third at 84 points, with Southwood taking fourth with 81.5.

SLAMMED FOR CRUELTY: Pig wrestling

May 15, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — A popular entertainment event at the Whitley County 4-H Fair is facing scrutiny and criticism from concerned citizens.

As it enters the third year at the Grandstand, pig wrestling is being called “barbaric” and “classless” by those who oppose a team of people attempting to restrain a screaming pig.

May 14th

HONORING 86: CCHS convocation

May 14, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City High School held its Honors Convocation Monday evening in Newell Rice Auditorium.

Awards and scholarships were distributed for academics, extra-curriculars and athletics.

SOAP BOX SPEEDWAY

May 14, 2015

Northeast Indiana Cub Scouts converged in Columbia City for the annual Soap Box Derby. Above, Brandon Kirtlan, of Fremont, speeds down the hill on Old Trail Road Saturday morning. The track was set up on Old Trail Road between Van Buren Street and Market Street.

SATURDAY: Trash pick-up resumes

May 14, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Junk pick-up will restart on Columbia City’s east side on Saturday — the same day as Columbia Shores’ annual garage sale.

Columbia City Mayor Ryan Daniel said the trash company is aware of the garage sales and the city is working to accommodate the extra traffic.

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