Archive - 2014 - News Article
COLUMBIA CITY â The Whitley County Community Foundation has extended the deadline for submitting Heart of Gold nominations. The new deadline is Nov. 7.
The Heart of Gold Award is an annual event that recognizes everyday people living in Whitley County who make the community a better place to live and work.
SOUTH BEND â Autumnâs arrival on the University of Notre Dame campus painted the leafy landscape a spectrum of oranges, reds and yellows, a perfect frame for a football Saturday.
Two hours before kickoff, Autry Keener, an 18-year-old from Churubusco, joined the Fighting Irish football team as it stepped into the brilliant sunshine from the Guglielmino Center for the pre-game walk to Notre Dame Stadium for the Oct. 11 college football game against North Carolina.
COLUMBIA CITY â More than a dozen mayors were present Friday in Columbia City for a roundtable hosted by the cityâs own mayor, Ryan Daniel, at the Eagleâs Nest event center.
The day included mayors from Kendallville, Garrett, Ligonier, Plymouth, Woodburn, Rochester, Rensselaer, Goshen, Auburn, New Haven and Angola, who all converged to discuss prominent issues.
WHITLEY COUNTY â Individuals operating mopeds in the state of Indiana need to be aware of a new legislative change that requires license plates on all class-B motor-driven cycles.
The plating requirement will go into effect Jan. 1, but the soonest moped operators will be able to register their scooters is Jan. 2.
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: A student opened fire at a high school in Washington state on Friday, wounding an unknown number of victims before killing himself with a gun, the Seattle
COLUMBIA CITY â âThe old adage that nice guys finish last does not apply here.â Doug Brown, Whitley County Chamber of Commerce executive director introduced the organizationâs 2014 Hall of Fame individuals Tuesday night.
Columbia City High Schoolâs show choir hosted its annual spaghetti dinner Saturday night at the Whitley County 4-H Center. Friends and family of the CCHS show choirs attended the fundraiser in support of the vocal group. The meal was complete with an appetizer, entree and dessert, all served by waiters and waitresses â choir membersâ parents. Music was provided by the choirs.
COLUMBIA CITY â After brief discussion, Whitley County Consolidated Schoolsâ Board of Trustees approved a motion to use a consultant to study the districtâs printing and copying needs.
SOUTH WHITLEY â Two Northern Indiana school districts unknowingly hired a substitute teacher who was filmed in Dateline NBCâs âTo Catch a Predator.â
Stanley Kendall, 62, substituted at Whitko Community Schools before officials were alerted to his history.
DECATUR â After a strong standing in the Three Rivers Conference, Whitkoâs football team is looking to continue its success through the poststeason at Bellmont Friday night. Whitko, which boasts a 6-3 record, faces a strong Bellmont team, whose record may not show how competitive they are.