August 25th, 2014
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Whitkoâ€™s girls soccer team lost a hard-fought match against the West Noble Lady Lancers Saturday in South Whitley, 4-2. The Lancers took a strong advantage in the first half of the game, leading by two goals over Whitko, shortly before Mady Overmeyer scored for the Wildcats with 7:13 remaining.
HUNTINGTON â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s boys and girls cross country teams opened their seasons at the Huntington Invitational Saturday.
Alice D. Ogg Fernbaugh, 101, of Columbia City, died at 1 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor where she had been a resident since Jan. 2009.
She was born Aug. 28, 1912, in Allen County, a daughter of Clement and Maleva (Ambrose) Ritenour. After completing her education at Arcola High School, she moved to Fort Wayne.
She married Luther Ogg and they made their home in Fort Wayne. Mr. Ogg died in 1968.
On Nov. 22, 1973, she married Carl W. Fernbaugh. They made their home in South Bend until 1984, when they moved to Whitley County. Mr. Fernbaugh died in 1989.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” Details have been confirmed for a Republican caucus to fill the office of the Whitley County Auditor. As of Aug. 19, Whitley County Auditor Jennifer McGuire tendered a resignation taking effect immediately. Immediately following the caucus, the Whitley County Republican Party will honor State Sen. Jim Banks with a party. Banks has been called to active duty by the U.S. Navy and is heading to Afghanistan in the fall.
CHURUBUSCO â€” The Churubusco Lady Eagle varsity volleyball team played host to its annual invitational Saturday. Churubusco, playing in the Gold Pool, won its first match, but dropped the last two, failing to advance to the final round and finishing with a 1-2 record.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A small garage was torn down at The Lighthouse in October, and is now the site of expanding play areas for children living at the transitional home.
CHURUBUSCO â€” The Amazing Spider-Man will be web-slinging his way to the Churubusco PNC Bank Parking lot tonight for a screening of The Amazing Spider-Man 2.
CHURUBUSCO â€” Churubuscoâ€™s downtown will receive a makeover thanks to a $400,000 grant awarded to the town.
The $400,000 grant will be used to revitalize the area from Washington Street to 123 S. Main St.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” For the past four seasons Whitkoâ€™s football team has struggled in its opening game against Wawasee.
This year was no different, as the Wildcats fell 34-12 on their home field against the Warriors Friday night.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” In his pre-season comments, first-year Columbia City Eagle football coach Brett Fox said that he wanted his teams to establish the run on offense and to stop the opponents ground game.