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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Schools

Whitko school board votes to close middle school in Larwill; Middle...

  LARWILL — “Whatever happens tonight, tomorrow we’re still going to be Whitko.” That was the resounding sentiment at the Whitko school board meeting Monday where...

Whitko commits to consolidation

LARWILL — In a fiery school board meeting, the Whitko School Board decided that effective the 2018-2019 school year, Whitko Community Schools will have...

Courts & Cops

Mental health needs of jail inmates not being met

  COLUMBIA CITY — “A lot of the folks in county jails in Indiana have no business being in a jail cell.” Prosecutor D.J. Sigler didn’t...

Many factors contribute to crowded jail

COLUMBIA CITY —Whitley County government officials are facing a dire situation as they consider their next course of action for the Whitley County Jail,...

Government

Mental health needs of jail inmates not being met

  COLUMBIA CITY — “A lot of the folks in county jails in Indiana have no business being in a jail cell.” Prosecutor D.J. Sigler didn’t...

Many factors contribute to crowded jail

COLUMBIA CITY —Whitley County government officials are facing a dire situation as they consider their next course of action for the Whitley County Jail,...

City passes first ordinance of 2018

  COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s Common Council passed its first ordinance of the new year at last week’s regular meeting. The council unanimously approved an...

Commissioners, Council approve new jail study

COLUMBIA CITY — A new study will take place soon to look at the possibility of building a minimum-security facility for technical offenders in...
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Sports

First-time conference win for CCHS swimmers

BLUFFTON — Columbia City boys and girls swim teams both came out on top in the Northeast 8 Swim & Dive Conference. This is the...

’Busco Eagles win back-to-back games

CHURUBUSCO — After losing the first six games of the season, Churubusco’s boys basketball team won back-to-back games Friday and Saturday night, first over...

’Busco grapplers go 2-3 at Carroll Invitational

HUNTERTOWN — Churubusco’s wrestling team finished 2-3 in the Carroll Super Duals last weekend, including a one-point loss to rival Eastside. After finishing the Eastside...

Hands off my sister!

COLUMBIA CITY — A video taken in the wrestling room at Indian Springs Middle School went viral last week, reaching millions of people and...

Columbia City H.S. swimmers are like family

Have you ever heard of Swimsgiving? Haven’t? You’re not alone. Swimsgiving was the name the Columbia City boys and girls swim teams used when they...

Open enrollment affects athletics, too

WHITLEY COUNTY — A hot-button topic in the world of education in the state of Indiana is the school voucher program. Some people see it...

Life

In search of a forever home

Indiana residents adopted 1,509 children statewide in 2016, say statistics from the Indiana Department of Child Services. But while the Hoosier state boasts the...

Recycle your Christmas tree this year

Since I’ve written this month about the selection and care of Christmas trees, let’s finish our discussion on this topic by discussing what you...