Columbia City’s downtown is finding new life

  COLUMBIA CITY — Frozen yogurt, a quality steak, boutique clothing, locally-brewed beer — five years ago, none of those things could be purchased in...

Ferrell’s looking forward to livestock showing at State Fair

COLUMBIA CITY – The Ferrell family is used to a good showing at goat competitions. This year’s meat goat showing on Monday was no...

Chamber preps for annual South Whitley garage sales

SOUTH WHITLEY — The Whitley County Chamber of Commerce & Visitor’s Center is once again preparing for the annual South Whitley Community Garage Sales...

New director for Whitley Community Children’s Choir

WHITLEY COUNTY —During Becky Walter’s tenure as director of the Whitley Community Children’s Choir, the group has not only grown in participation numbers, but...

Eagle wrestling hopeful in coach’s 10th season

CHURUBUSCO — Sam Riesen, in his 10th season as head coach of the Churubusco wrestling team, likes what his team brings to the mat...


One year ago Whitley County’s per capita income exceeded the $40,000 mark for the first time ever, according to a report by the U.S. Bureau...

Miss Whitley County is for girls of all ages; registration due May 1

  COLUMBIA CITY — The Miss Whitley County Scholarship Program is sparking great interest with young girls. Last year, the program expanded to include a Little...

7-year-olds pull large carp out of pond

WHITLEY COUNTY — Less than two weeks after the Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, a pair of young Whitley County residents took to the water...

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...

Columbia City FFA boosters receive donation from local farmer

COLUMBIA CITY — The Columbia City FFA program recently received a generous gift through its booster program from Etna-Troy farmer Tom Western. Western, owner of...
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