County court helps veterans fight the war at home

COLUMBIA CITY — Judge Douglas Fahl took a seat at the bench in the Whitley County Superior Court on Thursday, Oct. 29, and greeted...

Sheriff tells haunting memory: A perspective on the 1884 hanging of Charles Butler

Editor's note: The following was written by local resident Don Sexton and published in The Bulletin, a publication by the Whitley County Historical Society,...

Brutal wife murderer paid the penalty of death

Editor’s note: This article was written with information compiled from the Whitley County Historical Museum and a story written by local resident Don Sexton....

‘It was an honor to serve my patients’ — Dr. Hanus sentenced in Whitley...

COLUMBIA CITY — Dr. James Hanus was soft-spoken and apologetic when he addressed the court Monday during his sentencing hearing, asking for forgiveness and...

Child molester sentenced to 40 years

  COLUMBIA CITY — A Columbia City man will spend the next four decades in prison after being found guilty in a trial last month. Jordin...

Town Council hires part-time officer

CHURUBUSCO — Due to one part-time officer cutting back his hours, the Churubusco Police Department requested the Town Council hire an additional part-time police...

Dr. Hanus pleads guilty

COLUMBIA CITY — A longtime South Whitley doctor has pleaded guilty to two counts of dealing a controlled substance by a practitioner, Level 4...

Leatherman takes reins as CCPD chief

COLUMBIA CITY — “As a community, if there is one thing we respect it’s safety and making sure we remain being one of the...

Man sentenced to 14 years for raping a minor

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley Circuit Court Judge Matthew Rentschler sentenced a Columbia City man to 14 years at the Indiana Department of Correction for...

Man sentenced to 15 years for drug dealing

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley Circuit Court was full Monday, July 9 — not with defendants, but with the family and friends of one defendant. Lukas...
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