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October 4th, 2014

GO EAGLES: School spirit rocks the halls in Churubusco

October 4, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — Students at Churubusco Jr.-Sr. High school strolled through the hallways this week in a variety of styles — ranging from their Sunday best to their thrift shop threads — in the spirit of homecoming week.

The walls of the school’s commons were adorned with the likenesses of famous musicians superimposed with the heads of senior football players, coaches and administrators. The prominent image on the wall was the face of Eagle Football Head Coach Paul Sade on the body of Elvis Presley in mid-hip swing as “The King of Football.”

October 3rd

WISE LOCAL SHOPPERS KNOW THIS: More than $173 in coupons and discounts in Post & Mail's Weekend Edition

October 4, 2014

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BUSTED: Col. City man booked for voyeurism

October 3, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — A Columbia City man has been arrested after police found he was using his cell phone to take photos of a nude female at a local tanning bed.

STORIES OF MINISTRY: Bible translator to share at St. Matthew’s church

October 3, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Carol Pebley, Wycliffe Bible translator and missionary, will be at St. Matthew's United Methodist Church Thursday, Oct. 9 at 6:30 p.m. to share stories of her ministry. Pebley began her service to the Lord living in the Philippines in 1986. She dedicated her life to learning the "unwritten language" of the Kagayanen people with hopes of providing the Bible in their mother tongue.

PROMISE PROGRAM: $529 for his 529

October 3, 2014

Jaden Bechtold, a kindergartner from Northern Heights Elementary School, was awarded $529 toward his College Choice 529 account as part of the Whitley County Promise program, directed by the Whitley County Family YMCA. The program’s goal is to promote a college and career identity in Whitley County’s youth. Statistics show that if a child has a dedicated college savings account, he or she is seven times more likely to attend college.

PUMPKIN-THEME: ’Busco library holds fall coloring contest

October 3, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — To celebrate autumn colors and festivities, the Churubusco Public Library will be sponsoring a fall coloring contest for children ages 12 and under. Pumpkin-themed coloring pages are currently available at the library, and must be returned by Oct. 25.

COLLEGE LIFE: Children step into the future

October 3, 2014

Several first graders in Whitley County recently visited Manchester University to learn about college life. The children had a chance to “Walk Into Their Future” by participating in different activities provided by the science, education, math and English departments of Manchester University. Northern Heights Elementary School Principal Jake Hoag said touring the campus and participating in the activities was a “unique opportunity” for the children.

‘DOMESTIC VIOLENCE WON'T BE SILENCED': Conference one of many events for awareness

October 3, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — A professional conference was one of many events promoting domestic violence awareness this week. To begin Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Whitley County Domestic Violence Task Force (DVTF) members planned a series of events that included guest speakers at county high schools, decorating downtown Columbia City with purple ribbons, banners and posters, and on Thursday, a day-long conference helped to educate community leaders and volunteers on the impact of violence in the community.

WORKSHOPS TELL 'OUR STORY': Whitley County participates in NE Ind. initiative

October 3, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — A new regional project, the Our Story Project, sought public input to help change the way residents speak about Northeast Indiana. Workshops were held in Whitley County in September and continue in all 10 counties within the region this week and next. Public participation helps to establish the region’s reputation, with themes including who we are, where we are going as a region and what Northeast Indiana will be known for.

October 2nd

WHITLEY COUNTY ARCHITECTS: County EDC awards leaders in community economic success

October 2, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Continuing a recognition program the Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) launched during the organization’s 20th anniversary celebrations in 2012, the EDC has recognized Reelcraft Industries, Inc. and Shindigz for the companies’ long-term contributions to the community’s economic success.

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