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Tyler Roebuck

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Tyler Roebuck is a graduate of Manchester University, originally from Elkhart County. He reports on a Whitley County government, courts, religion and music, but is always open for ideas. Contact him at troebuck@kpcmedia.com

Adoption costs don’t have to be intimidating

It can be intimidating to see the numbers add up when first looking at the cost of the adoption process. Home studies can be as...

Sheets, Bailey sentenced for meth charges

COLUMBIA CITY — A Hudson couple face sentences of 11 and five years for meth-related charges after Monday’s Circuit Court. Brenda Bailey, 57, and Charles...

Foster child becomes family

COLUMBIA CITY — Some might say the Sery family does adoption a little differently. If you ask them, however, it was a blessing both ways. On...

Whitko commits to consolidation

LARWILL — In a fiery school board meeting, the Whitko School Board decided that effective the 2018-2019 school year, Whitko Community Schools will have...

Churubusco man sentenced to 10 years at DOC

COLUMBIA CITY — Twenty-six-year-old Colton Cabiya, of Churubusco, was sentenced Monday to 10 years, with six to be initially served in prison and four...

Commissioners, Council approve new jail study

COLUMBIA CITY — A new study will take place soon to look at the possibility of building a minimum-security facility for technical offenders in...

Root 9 Hops celebrates first beer

COLUMBIA CITY — A lot more goes into making a beer than most people may be aware. The hops – the base of the beer...

South Whitley Town council approves water rate hike

SOUTH WHITLEY — Water utility rates in South Whitley are going to rise as the town seeks a $2.5-million investment in better water quality. Some...

Hernandez-Dominguez pleads guilty, risks deportation

COLUMBIA CITY — In Whitley County Circuit Court Monday, Luis Hernandez-Dominguez, 23, of Glenview, Ill., pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine, a level 6...

Sweet reaches deal; Tackett charged with neglect

COLUMBIA CITY — If the court accepts his plea bargain, Chadwick Sweet,40, of Churubusco, will serve a 24-year sentence on a charge of dealing...
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