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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Schools

WCCS updates immunization records

COLUMBIA CITY — At last week’s school board meeting, superintendent Dr. Patricia O’Connor applauded the work of Whitley County Consolidated staff for updating student...

SGCS maps out funding woes

CHURUBUSCO — Smith-Green Community School’s administrators called a public forum Monday to discuss the financial future of the district. The district is operating in the...

Courts & Cops

Hernandez-Dominguez pleads guilty, risks deportation

COLUMBIA CITY — In Whitley County Circuit Court Monday, Luis Hernandez-Dominguez, 23, of Glenview, Ill., pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine, a level 6...

Best outcome achieved with courthouse crisis

COLUMBIA CITY — “I hope to think the stars were aligned that night — that everything that happened was for a reason.” Columbia City Police...

Government

South Whitley Town council approves water rate hike

SOUTH WHITLEY — Water utility rates in South Whitley are going to rise as the town seeks a $2.5-million investment in better water quality. Some...

Council to consider $1.1M in City Hall updates

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s Common Council is considering a project that would address City Hall issues, provide a long-term cost savings, and not...

Commissioners initiate suit against Inwelligent

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Commissioners moved to have the county’s attorney Matt Shipman initiate a lawsuit against Inwelligent Healthcare Inc. after the...

Hagan Park name to remain unchanged

SOUTH WHITLEY — After debating the issue for nearly a month, the South Whitley Town Council decided that the name of Gale Hagan Memorial...

Latest news

Sports

Delay of game

WHITLEY COUNTY — It would appear based on all of the businesses currently displaying help wanted signs, that the economy in Indiana is booming. Fast...

’Busco volleyball player represents in all-star game

CHURUBUSCO – Churubusco High School is home to an elite volleyball player. Rachel Jacquay, a junior, made the Indiana North All-star team. The North beat...

What a Betty

COLUMBIA CITY –Columbia City fans came to watch a girls basketball game home opener Nov. 4 but they will most likely remember the cheerleading...

’Busco cheer active after three-year competition hiatus

CHURUBUSCO – Overcoming some obstacles, the Churubusco cheer team competed in its first competition in three years on Nov. 4., placing 18th among the...

Eagles hungry for success in new class

COLUMBIA CITY – Columbia City’s boys basketball team will face tougher challenges in the postseason this year, since the Eagles have moved up a...

Eagle wrestling hopeful in coach’s 10th season

CHURUBUSCO — Sam Riesen, in his 10th season as head coach of the Churubusco wrestling team, likes what his team brings to the mat...

Life

Helfrich presents ‘Let’s Celebrate: Extravagance’

WHITLEY COUNTY — At its November meeting, the Epsilon Chapter of Sigma Eta Fine Arts Sorority featured a program by member Mary Helfrich titled...

Mental health – are we doing enough?

Last week’s incident involving a person atop the Whitley County Courthouse raises a question for many in the community — is the community doing...