Schools

Summer feeding program returns

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County Consolidated Schools will once again offer its summer food service program later this summer at Mary Raber Elementary School,...

‘Father of Whitko’ leaves mark on S. Whitley

SOUTH WHITLEY — He has jokingly been called the “Father of Whitko” and is praised by his former principal as a “very special and...

Courts & Cops

Man gets 10 years for hitting person with vehicle, fleeing

COLUMBIA CITY — A 20-year-old Warren man was sentenced to 10 years by Whitley Circuit Court Judge Matthew Rentschler on June 11 after admitting...

Leatherman to become Columbia City Police chief

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City Mayor Ryan Daniel recently announced the promotion of Sergeant Scott Leatherman to the position of Columbia City Police chief. “Sergeant...

Government

Endowed gifts keep giving: Community Foundation announces $100K in grants

COLUMBIA CITY — Understanding the power of endowed giving, some made a gift when the the Community Foundation of Whitley County Inc. opened its...

City may hire own engineer

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City is planning to take a test run at having its own engineer. The City Council unanimously approved the hiring of...

July opening planned for new pool

COLUMBIA CITY — With temperatures surpassing 100 degrees in the past week, the new aquatics facility in Columbia City has been on the top...

Town plans tennis court repairs

CHURUBUSCO — Athletes at Churubusco Jr./Sr. High School, as well as community members, will soon have an improved experience at the tennis courts at...
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Sports

Town plans tennis court repairs

CHURUBUSCO — Athletes at Churubusco Jr./Sr. High School, as well as community members, will soon have an improved experience at the tennis courts at...

The end of an era: Fahl retires after nearly five decades...

COLUMBIA CITY — Athletic programs sometimes become known for their coaches. When people think about Columbia City cross country or girls track, they think of...

Only one more CC vs. Whitko football game scheduled

COLUMBIA CITY — Sometimes, things just change whether we like them to or not. Change can be uncomfortable especially when it involves sports. There are...

Riesen named EN wrestling coach

KENDALLVILLE — An era of wrestling is coming to an end at Churubusco High School, as head coach Sam Riesen was chosen by East...

Whitley County athletes compete at state track meet

BLOOMINGTON — Churubusco was one of the only Class 1A schools sending four individuals to the state track finals — a testament to the...

Lady ’Cats defend regional title

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko’s softball team defended its regional title last week, winning on the Lady Wildcats’ home field, before falling in semi-state action...

Life

Old Settlers Days schedule

Tuesday, June 26 9 a.m.-5 p.m. — W.C. Historical Museum— open 11:30 a.m. — W.C. Council on Aging lunch, nachos and ice cream bars — Woodlands...

Distinguished Young Woman to select 2018 winner Aug. 25

COLUMBIA CITY — Alexia Aung, the 2018 winner of the 53rd program of Distinguished Young Woman, will be featured at the 54th DYW program...