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June 22nd

Kay Fleck receives OSD Red Coat honor

June 22, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — If you saw red Tuesday night it wasn’t your imagination. It was the Old Setters Day Association’s annual dinner for past presidents and their guests at the Eagle’s Nest Event Center.
Jacie Worrick, 2011 OSD president, welcomed the room full of people wearing their red coats, the honor bestowed upon honorees selected by their peers when they become part of the OSD board of directors.
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Pierceton Elementary gets new principal

June 22, 2011

PIERCETON — The Whitko Community School Corporation’s Board of School Trustees was introduced to Eric Speicher, Pierceton Elementary School’s new principal, at the board’s regular meeting Monday.
Speicher will replace Barb Ihnen who is resigning effective June 30.
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June 21st

Driver leaves crash; caught by ISP

June 21, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Indiana State Police responded Friday evening to a single-car accident at U.S. 30 and CR 100 S. in Whitley County. According to ISP Public Information Officer Ron Galaviz, a call was made at about 11:30 p.m. Friday reporting the crash and reporting that the driver had left the scene.
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S. Whitley latest stop for EDC’s Tio

June 21, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY — Alan Tio, Whitley County Economic Development Corporation’s president, attended the South Whitley town council meeting June 14 and provided an overview of last year, along with priorities, future activities and budget updates.
“We (EDC) are doing more than ever before,” Tio said. “Our marketing budget will increase next year and we are also looking to add to our staff area.”
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Local dot-com receives CEDIT loan

June 21, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Local software development company SubdivisionINFO.com announced Monday it is launching a proprietary web solution for home buyers in new markets in 2011.
The company anticipates adding three employees immediately and up to 25-30 employees by 2013 to support its expansion, according to a press release from the Whitley County Economic Development Corporation.
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One Take: Local woman makes an impression at recording session

June 21, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — You’ve heard of chicken barbecues, candy bar and bake sales, pork chop dinners and 50/50 raffles for fund raisers, but it’s rare to have an 86-year-old record a musical CD for a fund raiser.
That’s exactly what happened for the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Columbia City Church of the Brethren. They celebrated this milestone on May 1, but the celebration continues all year long. The church has had special music and concerts also.
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June 17th

26 vie for Miss, Mr. Whitley County

June 17, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s First Church of God will be the site of this year’s Mr. and Miss Whitley County 4-H Scholarship Program.
A field of 21 ladies and five gentlemen will represent Whitley County Monday, June 27 at 7 p.m.
Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. and admission is $1 with proceeds going to the Hester Adams Memorial Award Winners.
The following are contestants in this year’s event.
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Coin collectors coming to Columbia City

June 17, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY – Have you ever wondered what those old silver coins in your coffee can were worth? When was the last time you even pulled them out from your closet, basement or attic?
Now is the time to begin your hunt because the International Coin Collectors Association is coming to Columbia City in search of the most rare coins in the world.
The ICCA will be at the VFW in Columbia City, 415 E. Chicago St., this coming Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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Ground broken on new facility

June 17, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Parkview Whitley Hospital broke ground Thursday for a new 5,500 square-foot ambulance building at its new hospital site, with construction of the $900,000 project to begin soon after.
It is scheduled to open Oct. 20, the same day as the new hospital.
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Scottish festival coming to county

June 17, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — For the first time in the 25-year history of the Indiana Highland Games & Scottish Festival, the event highlighting Scottish heritage and culture has moved to Whitley County.
Slated for Saturday, June 25, 2011, the Indiana Highland Games & Scottish Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Whitley County 4-H Fairgrounds in Columbia City.
Admission and parking for the event are free, due to a grant from the Whitley County Community Foundation.

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