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Reading emphasized in all subjects

October 20, 2010

Anyone who’s ever figured a student’s reading skills are the responsibility of the English teacher would be pleasantly surprised within the halls of Columbia City High School.
Students here get a healthy dose of that first member of the Three R’s no matter whose class they’re in.
Teachers and administrators at Whitley County Consolidated Schools have been boosting instruction in reading, even in subjects that involve using test tubes, a slide rule or studying the Civil War.

Truckers making wrong turn to SDI

October 20, 2010

A rural Columbia City resident came before the Whitley County Commissioners Monday with a concern about truckers on his road — truckers who don’t belong on that thoroughfare.
Charlie Acheson, who lives on County Road 700 East, said over-the-road truckers travel down his road trying to make their way to Steel Dynamics Industries, Inc.
The problem is, according to Acheson and County Highway Director Michael Barton, you can’t get there from here.

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