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Friday, April 20, 2018


’Busco alumni group raising money

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco’s Alumni and Friends recently launched a campaign called “Give Back Busco,” to help with projects that improve the community. Margaret Mitchel, a...

Program gets students in the habit of showing up

“Eighty percent of success is showing up,” is a common saying. To that end, a new program at Indiana Springs Middle School is tackling...

Courts & Cops

Columbia City man shot in Leesburg

LEESBURG — A Columbia City man was shot in Leesburg Easter evening, according to a press release by the Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department. Colby Kuczewski,...

Man allegedly breaks into home, burns Bible pages on floor

  ALBION — A Columbia City man allegedly broke into a residence, ate the homeowner’s food, threw items into the toilet and burned pages from...


What’s going on in ’Busco? Not enough, say community leaders

  CHURUBUSCO — Community members gathered for what became a lively, and in some cases contentious, Town Hall meeting with the Churubusco Town Council...

City moves on panhandling ordinance: Approved unanimously on first reading

  COLUMBIA CITY — Time may soon be up for panhandlers in Columbia City, as the Common Council approved the first reading of an ordinance...

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...
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Sports in brief: Last week in Whitley County athletics

SOFTBALL Whitko 9, Columbia City 4 COLUMBIA CITY — Whitko’s defense prevailed in the Lady Wildcats’ win over county-rival Columbia City April 13. The Lady Wildcats held...

’Busco’s boys win own invite — 11th straight

  CHURUBUSCO — Cold, rainy weather may have put a damper on the annual Churubusco boys track invitational Saturday, but the Eagles prevailed, winning their...

The best is yet to come: No seniors on talented Lady...

  CHURUBUSCO — The team that on Churubusco’s first ever Northeast Corner Conference Softball Championship is coming back for more. The Lady Eagles return several key...

Travel ball can have unintended consequences

  WHITLEY COUNTY — Summer used to be about family vacations, playing little league and time off from school. For some families, those three things get...

Leitch works to compile all CC statistics

  COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City Athletic Director Kelly Leitch has become a modern-day statistical archaeologist. Leitch is currently in the process of trying to find...

Mabie wins state Hoop Shoot contest

  COLUMBIA CITY — Some say the free-throw is the most difficult shot in basketball to make. Standing 15 feet from the basket, toes on the...


Special event Sunday: History of Methodist, Brethren churches honored in Busco

Editor’s note: Join Churubusco United Methodist Church Sunday, April 22, as it celebrates the 50th anniversary of the merger of Methodists and Evangelical United...

Whitley County natives reunite in the sunshine state

  More than 1,000 miles away from their hometown, Whitley County natives gathered for a reunion March 6 in Sebring, Fla. The annual social luncheon began...