Archive - Feb 22, 2012 - News Article
COLUMBIA CITY â€“ Col-umbia City Rotarians hosted 120 bidders at its annual scholarship auction Saturday night at the Eagleâ€™s Nest Event Center, raising more than $21,000 at the Hawaiian-themed banquet.
The top single purchase of the evening was a week of leisure at a condominium in Naples, Fla., provided by Don Armstrong. Candice and Barry Yeakle were top bidders for the get-away.
PIERCETON â€” The 2012-2013 school calendar year for Whitko Community School Corporation (WCSC) will change a bit from previous years, according to Superintendent Steve Clason. The first full-day for WCSC students will be Aug. 15 with the last day set for May 23, providing there are no make-up days for weather.
â€śI think this (2012-2013 school calendar) is one of the better calendars we have had,â€ť school board secretary Roger Boggs said at its Board of School Trustees regular monthly meeting Monday evening.
By JAMES THOMLISON
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The Whitley County Chamber of Commerce (Chamber) Board of Directors and the Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) announced Tuesday they are coordinating together in efforts to more closely align their work with local business and industry.
Following a recent discussion involving members of both boards of directors, a committee was formed to explore options to form a partnership between the Chamber and EDC.
COLUMBIA CITY â€”A party of family, friends and fellow classmates hugged and congratulated 18-year-old Columbia City High School student Michaela Thomas as she prepared to leave for Kokomo Friday.
Michaela is Whitley Countyâ€™s 47th representative to compete at the Indiana state level for the 52nd Annual Distinguished Young Women (DYW) program, formally known as Junior Miss.
Michaela believes the program has already taught her some valuable life lessons.