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September 27th, 2011

Local ‘Patriots’ to host 2nd mayor forum

September 27, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City residents will be afforded another opportunity to see and hear all three candidates for Columbia City mayor.
The event will be the second time all three of the final candidates for Columbia City mayor have congregated to greet the public.
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Special premiere

September 27, 2011

Katrina Simpkins, left, and her niece, Katrina Brontrager, center, and friend Shianne Brooke, saw ‘Dolphin Tale’ at Bones Theatre Friday evening. It was a special moment for Simpkins since she has spent a great deal of time with the dolphin named Winter, the inspiration for the movie.

Serious injuries averted in pair of rollovers

September 27, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — No serious injuries were sustained in two late-night single-car accidents during the weekend.
On Saturday and Sunday nights, the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department investigated two roll-over crashes, both around the midnight hour, both during the rain.
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A ‘Shew’ thing: Local company eyes 35 years of service

September 27, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County police, fire and school systems have one thing in common when it comes to communicating: J&K Communications.
Since 1976, J&K Communications, Inc. has prided itself in two-way, telemetry data and SCADA radio sales and service. The business remains committed to providing the most up-to-date and reliable products available.
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September 26th

Blessed in life: For Bev Harrold, the good things had nothing to do with luck

September 26, 2011

If there was one word that kept reoccurring during my time with Bev Harrold it was the word blessing. Make no mistake about it; Bev Harrold doesn’t consider her life luck, coincidence, or chance.
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If there was one word that kept reoccurring during my time with Bev Harrold it was the word blessing. Make no mistake about it; Bev Harrold doesn’t consider her life luck, coincidence, or chance.

Smith-Green schools fill music vacancy

September 26, 2011

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco Junior-Senior High School finally has a new choir teacher. The school corporation recently welcomed Travis Carie, from South Bend.
Carie has a master of music education degree from Western Michigan University and a bachelor of music education degree from Indiana State University. He carried a 3.93 GPA out of a 4.0 scale.
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Courtesy of local donation, town’s sign illuminated

September 26, 2011

CHURUBUSCO – It’s been in the works for more than a year but the lights on the new sign welcoming folks to Churubusco are now beckoning.
PNC bank donated $19,000 and gave the land to the Town of Churubusco. It sits at the corner of Main and Whitley streets.
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Whitko schools eye 25-year plan

September 26, 2011

PIERCETON — In an effort to provide the best educational facilities possible, the Whitko Community School Corporation board of trustees discussed the developing stages of a 25-year plan for all four locations within the corporation at Monday evening’s monthly meeting.
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Sounds of silence: Deaf CCHS senior excels in a hearing world

September 26, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Kelly Jo Hilleshiem’s passion for life can be seen in her vibrant smile, whether from the sidelines of a Columbia City Eagles football game in the ranks of the school’s cheerleading squad, or from center stage of pageants where she is a constant contender.
The Columbia City High School senior with the infectious smile strives to brighten the lives of everyone around her, despite living in her own world that fell silent when she was 16 months old.
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September 22nd

WCCS breaks from cooperative

September 22, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY – The Whitley County Consolidated Schools Board of Trustees voted Monday to dissolve the current Huntington-Whitley Special Services Cooperative.
Talks of this course of action have been ongoing and Dr. Patricia O’Connor re-iterated the need for the district to become its own entity.
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ALBION — The Churubusco Eagles took fifth place at Saturday’s Northeast Corner Conference wrestling...
SYRACUSE — Indian Springs Middle School’s 7th grade Eagles boys’ basketball team used team defense...
WABASH — Whitko’s girls basketball team picked up a Three Rivers Conference win over Northfield...

 

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