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August 12th, 2011

Shake-up in South Whitley

August 12, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY — Beginning in 2012, South Whitley government will have a completely different look and a longtime fixture in Town Hall will be no more.
After 26 years as clerk-treasurer of South Whitley, lifelong South Whitley native Mitch Winger will relinquish his seat to fellow Republican Bob Gould, who defeated the incumbent Winger Thursday night in a town caucus and runs unopposed for the Nov. 8 election.

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City cars vandalized

August 12, 2011

The Columbia City Police Department is investigating a series of break-ins this morning.
Three vehicles had several windows broken out in the northwest area of Columbia City.
The incidents occurred at 503 N. Elm and 505 N. Oak streets.

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Junior League gives experience to young linksters

August 12, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Several local golfers have been competing in a junior golf league at Eagle Glen in Columbia City this summer.
Bruce Wood formed the league to offer young golfers extra experience before entering middle school golf.
“It has been a great experience for the kids,” Wood said.

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August 11th

’Busco welcomes new AD; Andrew Wagner changes districts, fills Etzler’s shoes

August 11, 2011

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco High School welcomed a new athletic director to its team this summer.
Andrew Wagner, former athletic director at Indian Springs Middle School in Columbia City, is ready to take the next step as a high school AD.
“I’m excited to be here,” Wagner said, “and I’m very excited to be in this community.”
Wagner said he went to school with intentions to be a teacher and coach.

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WCCS hosts Eagle Tech open house

August 11, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY – The newest edition to the Whitley County Consolidated Schools family, Eagle Tech Academy, held a “parent-student” open house Tuesday.
While not scheduled to start until 6 p.m., parents and students began arriving around 5:10 p.m., per Principal Brady Mullett’s invitation, he said.
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Eagle Tech: Focus on learning

August 11, 2011

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is the first of a three-part series on Eagle Tech Academy, a new learning facility of Whitley County Consolidated School Corporation.

COLUMBIA CITY — Eagle Tech Academy, Whitley County Consolidated School Corporation’s state-of-the-art learning facility, is implementing an entirely new form of learning, said Principal Brady Mullet.
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Columbia City's Doug Eber headed overseas

August 11, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City Police Department’s Doug Eber will finish his last day on duty today as he prepares to travel overseas for a year-long stint with the U.S. Navy.
Eber, 47, a petty officer first class with the Navy, spent much of 2011 in England and within the last several weeks, was told he would be deployed this month.
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At 90, Norma Hawk still ‘looms’ large as a gifted weaver

August 11, 2011

She is one of the oldest citizens in Columbia City and she still mows her own yard, cooks her own food, cleans her own house, plays euchre and weaves rugs out of plastic bags.
Norma Hawk, 90, didn’t know about weaving when she first acquired her loom.
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August 10th

16th annual Pow Wow Friday, Saturday at Morsches Park

August 10, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY – It’s Pow Wow time.
The 16th annual Mihsihki-aahkwa Pow Wow is Friday and Saturday at Morsches Park in Columbia City.
“Meetimankwiki Kime-soominaanaki” means we follow our ancestors trail.
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'Busco OKs 1st sewer project payment

August 10, 2011

CHURUBUSCO — The Churubusco Town Council approved the first payment to Ironclad Excavating for the sewer line project. The amount of the payment is $94,622.61.
LeaAnn Herron, council member, asked Gerri Johnson, clerk/treasurer, what she found out from Keystone about setting up an account for “rounding up” the utility bill and donating extra cash from that to the parks department, like REMC does. Johnson replied that Keystone does not have the capability to set up an account; Churubusco utilities [her office] would have to manually set up and enter the donations.
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The Lady Eagles traveled to Plymouth for an invitational Saturday, with the No. 1 doubles team of...
Whitko’s baseball team lost a high-scoring affair against West Noble Monday. The host Chargers...
Columbia City soccer player Shila Tolliver signed to play soccer at Huntington University Thursday...

 

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