Archive - Sep 19, 2013 - News Article
CHURUBUSCO â€” Clerk-Treasurer Madalyn Sade-Bartl reported to Churubusco Town Council members that 36 residents have signed up for the town-wide garage sale, slated for Sept. 27 and 28.
This is the second year for the sale, and Sade-Bartl said the turnout so far is â€śoutstanding.â€ť
â€śWe always have a lot of people sign up at the last minute,â€ť she said. â€śThat number is going to grow considerably.â€ť
Last year, more than 70 garage sales occurred throughout Churubusco. The event brings countless shoppers to the town, supporting Churubusco merchants.
CHURUBUSCO â€” Members of Churubuscoâ€™s Town Council have been anxiously waiting to make an official announcement about a new business relocating to the town.
In June, town leaders discussed an incentive to ensure that Inwelligent Healthcare Inc. would move itâ€™s medical operations from Boston to Churubusco, bringing with it the opportunity for new jobs.
However, after months of waiting, a state incentive is still in the process of being awarded to the company.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” When a business considered moving into South Whitley, town leaders worked with the Whitley County Economic Development Corporation to come up with a solution to acquire the former Dwyer building on First Street.
A zero-interest loan was applied for that would allow the town to lease the facility to the incoming business.
However, when the business backed out, the town was faced with a decision â€” to go forward with the loan process to purchase the building or not.
Columbia City High Schoolâ€™s Youth Council joined Columbia City Mayor Ryan Daniel (front) in a proclamation against texting and driving in the Council Chambers Monday morning.
The council, pictured from left: Hannah Cotter, Kiersten Thomas, Stacy Quinn, Eryn Schinbeckler, Gabby Anglin, Brett Roberts, Emily Temple, Chase Emmert and Morghan Wilcoxson. Not pictured: Hunter LaRue.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” Despite testing difficulties and internet connection issues, ISTEP+ results have been released for local schools.
The testing, which occurred earlier this year, was fraught with problems for students who took it online.
Test-takers had difficulty connecting to the server, and at other times, students would be kicked off of the testing website at random.