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Alternative learning for WCCS students is establishing itself at TROY Center

December 8, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County Consolidated Schools has an alternative method of teaching – should it be necessary for students.
It’s known as the TROY (Teaching and Reaching Our Youth) Center, located in the former Etna-Troy school facility, 4905 N -550 W, rural Columbia City.
A student attending the center has to be referred from his or her attending school. The program is different for every individual; it can be to graduate, to continue education or to simply provide an environment to work on assignments, depending on the situation.

PWH grants $55K to improve community health

December 8, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Parkview Whitley Hospital has renewed community partnerships with four not-for-profit organizations in Whitley County, which have received a share of $55,000 in Community Health Improvement funds for 2012, according to a hospital press release.
The organizations, which meet the hospital’s guidelines for being able to work collaboratively and proactively to improve the health of the community, are: Beds & Britches, Etc. (B.A.B.E.); Community Action of Northeast Indiana (CANI); Interfaith Mission, Inc./The Lighthouse and Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana

Time to read a good book

December 8, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Daily she is surrounded by 130,000 books at the Peabody Public Library. Now Janet Scank is retiring and may just be able to read one for herself.
Friday is Scank’s last day as director of the PPL. She will move back to her home in Bloomington. Her goal is to finish reading a book in less than one week.
For now she’ll have time to read those John Michell historical novels or the English murder mysteries she longs for.
Scank may even have time to finish all of those biographies she’s been collecting from the Friends of the PPL bi-annual book sales throughout her tenure.

Former Columbia City cross country runner Brooke Werstler competed for Saint Joseph College in the...
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GAS CITY — Columbia City’s girls volleyball team faced stiff competition against Bellmont Thursday...

 

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