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Bridgett Hernandez is a reporter for IN|Whitley County and the Churubusco News. She has experience covering education, government, business and healthcare across northeast Indiana. Bridgett has a passion for storytelling and is always open to new story ideas. Contact her at bhernandez@kpcmedia.com.

Veterans honored with the trip of a lifetime: Several Whitley County...

Honor Flight Northeast Indiana provided 84 local veterans the trip of a lifetime during its last trip of the year Oct. 17. The nonprofit, which...

Alternative school settles into new home

  The TROY Center School for middle and high school students recently hosted an open house to show off its new space in Columbia City. The...

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...

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...

Woman accused of contaminating jail appears in court

  A woman accused of releasing an unknown powdered substance into the booking area of the Whitley County Jail appeared in Whitley County Circuit Court...

Whitko superintendent announces retirement

  Whitko Community School Corporation superintendent Steve Clason announced plans to retire at the school board meeting March 19. Clason has served as Whitko superintendent for...

Whitko board reviews funding options

  The Whitko Community School Corp. board of trustees met for a work session Feb. 26 to review funding options for consolidating the middle and...

Construction on track at site of new CCHS

  Construction is on track at the site of the new Columbia City High School, according to officials for Whitley County Consolidated Schools. Winter weather...

Aung makes top 10 in state DYW competition

Alexia Aung, a senior at Churubusco High School, finished as a top 10 finalist in the Distinguished Young Woman of Indiana competition that took...

Dogs found in ‘horrific condition’

  CHURUBUSCO — A Churubusco man has been charged with five counts of animal cruelty after 14 dogs and puppies were rescued from squalid, cramped...
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