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June 2nd

Eagle Garden Celebrates SGCS 50th Anniversary

June 2, 2014

Smith-Green Community Schools has been evolving for 50 years. The district celebrated the half-century mark Thursday evening to commemorate the SGCS’s outdoor Eagle Garden.

The dedication ceremony at Eagle Garden recognized the corporation’s graduating Class of 1964 and earlier graduates as part of the 50th anniversary of Smith-Green Community Schools.

Eagle Garden was originally installed when an auto accident tragically took the lives of Churubusco High School students Andy Spencer and Megan Young in 2009.


June 2, 2014

Kindergartners at Coesse Elementary School planted sunflower seeds around the campus as part of their field day activities Friday.

See Thursday’s edition of The Post & Mail for a special publication highlighting Whitley County kindergartners.

Darr settles into role as WCCOA director

June 2, 2014

Since 2007, Debra Darr has observed the evolution of Whitley County’s senior center and its services.

However, in January, Darr moved from her assistant position with the Whitley County Council on Aging & Aged (WCCOA) to the role of executive director when long-time leader Jackie Hake retired.

“I’ve seen a lot of growth in both the amount of seniors that participate and the number of activities and services we provide,” said Darr.

“There is always something going on here at the Woodlands Senior Center.

I’ve enjoyed getting to know those seniors that come in.”

NUMBERS SPUR COUNTY RELAY CLOSER TO GOAL: Walk-a-thon current total at $23K

June 2, 2014

In less than two weeks walkers will take to the track at Indian Springs Middle School in a fight against cancer.

The annual Relay for Life 24-hour walk-a-thon will take place Saturday, June 7 at 8 a.m. and continue until Sunday at 8 a.m.

This year’s theme is “Scare Away Cancer,” and promotes a Halloween-inspired event.

Currently, the event has raised more than 66 percent of its financial goal of $35,000. Twenty-one teams and 114 participants are signed up for the walk, but committee leaders said it is not too late to get involved.

SPRINGTIME SERVICE: ETA students help Historical Museum

June 2, 2014

Students from a Spanish class from Eagle Tech Academy offered their service to the Whitley County Historical Museum Friday.

The class planted flowers to beautify the property.

Pictured, a group of students shovel dirt. From left: Larissa Rehrer, Reghan Decker, Andrew Pepple and Sierra Reinhard.

May 30th

Whitko linksters pick up victory

May 30, 2014

Whitko’s boys golf team grabbed a win on its home course Thursday night over West Noble, 185-203.

The Wildcats were led by Danny Zawlocki who scored 41.

Will Peters carded a 45, followed by Cole Bechtold with a 47.

Matt Hathaway finished in 45 strokes, and Tim Gensch finished off the varsity scoring with a 55.

For West Noble, Tim Dice scored a 47, Grant Moser had a 50, Jacob Musselman carded a 52, Tim Stohlman finished in 54 strokes and Kolten Peterson finished off the Chargers’ scoring with a 56.


May 30, 2014

Club of ‘friends’ ends school year with a picnic

May 30, 2014

Circle of Friends ended the year with its annual picnic at Morsche’s Park in Columbia City.

The Columbia City High School sponsored club holds a picnic in May to celebrate the friendships created during the year, and to welcome the eighth graders from Indian Springs Middle School to the high school.

Ali Ioane, Functional Life Skills teacher at ISMS and Karen Koday, Functional Life Skills teacher at CCHS, work together with Circle of Friends to create a day filled with food, fun and games.

The students took charge and organized all of the activities for the day.

FINE ARTS REVIEW: Recap of high school performing arts

May 30, 2014

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Sheriffs’ scholarship winner

May 30, 2014

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