Schinbeckler wins auditor's caucus by a landslide PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 11 September 2014 13:31

(Jana Schinbeckler was elected as the new Whitley County auditor by a group of Republican Precinct Committeemen to replace Jennifer McGuire who resigned August 19 amid allegations of accounting improprieties.) photo by wagner

by Katie Wagner

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Out of the three candidates who applied for the position of Whitley County Auditor, Jana (Akers) Schinbeckler was elected with 20 out of 25 votes at the caucus held on Wednesday night.

Candidate Steve Hively received three votes and candidate Gerri Johnson received two votes.

Whitley County Republican Precinct Committeemen voted to fill the vacant position left when former Whitley County Auditor Jennifer McGuire resigned on August 19.

Schinbeckler will fulfill McGuire's current term only. The Whitley County Republican Party will hold a second caucus at a later date to fill the term that McGuire was running for unopposed on the November ballot.

Fall Revival at Church of the Nazarene PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 11 September 2014 13:21

The Churubusco Church of the Nazarene invites you to join them for five great spiritual renewal services. Rev. Billy Huddleston will be the guest speaker and singer. Billy is a full time evangelist who has recorded six CDs and is passionate about preaching straight from Scripture. Services will be Sunday, September 14 at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. and on Monday, September 15 through Wednesday, September 17 nightly at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 1000 West Whitley Street in Churubusco.

Town Block Party huge success PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 19:09

(The Town of Churubusco held a Block Party last Saturday, September 6 which was well attended. Local merchants gave away free merchandise and proceeds went to the Churubusco Chamber of Commerce.) thanks to larry hall for photo

The Churubusco Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Churubusco held a Block Party and Karaoke Contest on Saturday, September 6 in the PNC and K&K Video parking lots. The event featured over a dozen local merchants showcasing their items and holding giveaways. Over 100 people attended the event and both attendees and vendors alike loved the atmosphere and events.

Busco Band at Purdue PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 19:03

The Churubusco High School Band participated in Band Day at Purdue University Saturday, September 6.

Churubusco High School class of 1954 holds reunion PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 19:01

The Churubusco High School Class of 1954 held its 60-year reunion Friday, September 5 at the Masonic Lodge in Churubusco. Pictured are, left to right, front row, Connie (Gross) Nestel Teghtmeyer, Norma (Ford) Juillerat, Esther (Ohlwine) Sherman, Shelvy (Herendeen) Fast, Shirley (Garrison) Coe, and Wilma (Butler) Phend; back row, Harold Troyer, Homer Ohlwine, Jim Pippenger, Bill Baker, Raymond Deck, George Gatwood, and June (Herbst) Lock.

Local music festival gaining traction PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 18:59

The Churubusco area Pinestock Music Festival was held last weekend. In its fourth year the festival is continually growing featuring regional acts from Chicago, New York and Fort Wayne. The one day concert was well attended with nearly 500 people coming from all over the tri-state area. (photo by trevor crabill)

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