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Monday, March 19, 2018


Combining CCHS and ETA: Story written by Little Turtle students

By Grayson Bradberry, Julian Herron The LTES Student News Group Editor’s note: The following is the first in a series of articles written by the Little...

Churubusco’s New Era competed in two competitions in same day

CHURUBUSCO — New Era’s show choir pulled a rare doubleheader late last week. The group attended two competitions on the same day — at...

Courts & Cops

CC father, son arrested with 16 pounds of drugs

  COLUMBIA CITY — A father and son are facing multiple felony charges after police arrested them with 12 pounds of marijuana, four points of...

Local man faces rape charges

  COLUMBIA CITY — A Whitley County man is facing two Level 1 felony charges after allegedly raping a teenage child in Whitley County. Steven Slater,...


Lawsuit challenges zoning for CFO

Five neighbors have brought a lawsuit against the Whitley County Board of Zoning Appeals, the Board of Commissioners and Joe and Sarah Lopez, the...

Whitley County to welcome 45 families from Puerto Rico

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County is laying out the welcome mat for 45 families from Puerto Rico, local officials said today. The workers are transferring...

Sheriff Marc Gatton to run for re-election

WHITLEY COUNTY — Sheriff Marc Gatton is ready to kick up the campaign trail for his second term as Whitley County Sheriff. Gatton will officially...

Hohenstein launches campaign for County Commissioner

COLUMBIA CITY — Barbara “B.J.” Hohenstein announced last week that she will be seeking the Whitley County Commissioner position for District 2 in the...
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Latest news


Spartans down Eagles in sectional opener, 60-41

  HUNTINGTON — Columbia City’s boys basketball team lost in its rematch with Homestead in the squad’s sectional opener at Huntington North High School last...

Cavs ended Churubusco’s season in sectional semifinal

  BERNE — Churubusco’s boys basketball season came to an end at the hands of a more veteran Canterbury team 75-59 in Friday’s sectional semifinal...

Eagle swimmers second in sectionals: Webber, Fix, Devito, Varga headed for...

WARSAW — Columbia City’s boys swim team came away with the sectional runner-up title in Warsaw Saturday and multiple swimmers are advancing to the...

Comparing CC basketball’s all-time scorers

By Travis Stahl for IN|Whitley County COLUMBIA CITY — Most sports fans love to examine sports records. Comparing statistics of the all-time great players gives fans...

Whitko’s Snep the best on the boards

  SOUTH WHITLEY — Rebounding is the result of effort. A great rebounder takes the time in practice and in games to watch the shot,...

Excitement builds around athletics at new CCHS

  COLUMBIA CITY — If you drive on State Road 9 south of Columbia City, you have seen the massive construction of the new Columbia...


New director for Whitley Community Children’s Choir

WHITLEY COUNTY —During Becky Walter’s tenure as director of the Whitley Community Children’s Choir, the group has not only grown in participation numbers, but...

Hoffmans persevere through tragedies

  In 2014, a fatal car accident tore a hole in three Whitley County families and left the community reeling. This is the third story in...