Archive - Jan 28, 2013 - News Article
COLUMBIA CITY â€” In the Parkview Whitley Hospital basement, surrounded by purple tablecloths and ribbons, Event Chairperson Cathy Cronin welcomed attendees to the annual Relay for Life Kick-off Party.
â€śWe were expecting 30 people. We ran out of name tags,â€ť said Melissa Stephens American Cancer Society (ACS) community representative.
â€śSo this is a really great turn out.â€ť
Relay for Life is a fundraising opportunity lead by the ACS.
PIERCETON â€” School safety has been a recurring topic of conversation between administrators at Whitko Community School Corporation.
Recently, WCSC Superintendent Steve Clason met with local law enforcement to determine how to better protect Whitko schools.
â€śWe discussed safety plans to figure out what the best course of action should be in our buildings,â€ť Clason said. â€śLuckily, we havenâ€™t had an immediate concern, but it is best to be prepared.â€ť
Editorâ€™s note: The following is the second installment of a three-part series on the Whitley County Courthouse.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” â€śMen of all ages have built monuments which, in a broad sense, have been indicative of their social, moral and intellectual stature.â€ť
That statement was made by the Honorable William F. McNagny as part of his speech made June 14, 1890, at the dedication of the Whitley County Courthouse.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” â€śDating violence is not acceptable.â€ť
This is the message the Whitley County Domestic Violence Task Force (WCDVTF) is trying to impress on students and will convey in a dramatic presentation in March.
â€śThe media has really made us numb to the violence in relationships,â€ť said Natalie Lewis, interim president on the board of WCDVTF. â€śOn TV, the domestic or dating violence story always has a happy ending, but that isnâ€™t true to life.â€ť
Indian Springs Middle Schoolâ€™s show choir, City Stars, won Grand Champion and Best Vocals in the Summit Invitational Saturday at Bishop Dwenger in the choirâ€™s first performance of the season.
Here are the headlines in Monday's issue:
Schools, police unite for school safety
Courthouse: Turning back time
Healthy relationships become a passionate plea for task force
Indiana pilot dies in Michigan small plane crash