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HAPPY HOLIDAYS: Los Tequilas wants to give customers a special gift

December 16, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY – Los Tequilas Mexican Restaurant, located at 539 N. Line St. in Columbia Plaza, has a special gift for customers: "Take a break from cooking and let our family treat your family this holiday season!"

The family restaurant offers many holiday food specials that will tempt the taste buds and provide an economical way of celebrating the season.

Los Tequilas Mexican Restaurant will be open Christmas Eve "until the last customers are served," which is an excellent way for your family to eat well before the big day.

CHRISTMAS GREETINGS: United Oil offers holiday thanks

December 16, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY – "Many thanks for your loyal business – and Merry Christmas," note the workers at United Oil Corp., located on Business 30 East.

Locally owned and operated for 47 years, the business is proud to provide propane, gasoline, heating oil, diesel fuel, motor oils, K-1 kerosene, racing gas and grease lubricants, as well as offering tank truck service.

A distributor for Marathon, United Oil Corp. can be reached at 244-6000, 625-4757 or by calling toll free 1-888-843-2529.

Merry Christmas to all!

MERRY CHRISTMAS : Flow-Tech offers warm Christmas wishes

December 16, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY – Flow-Tech Plumbing & Heating, located at 208 E. Chicago St., in Columbia City, has issued warm Christmas wishes to all.

"Merry Christmas to you and yours," say the staff at Flow-Tech. "We thank you for your valued business, and wish you and your loved ones a bounty of glad tidings this holiday season!"

More snow expected

December 16, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County’s schools were delayed today, as crews were still working to clear roadways from Saturday’s winter storm that brought 7 inches of snow to the area.

Just as the roads were being cleared this morning, more snow is in the forecast tonight.

Forecasters expect another 1 to 2 inches of snow today, which may send street and highway department workers back into the elements tonight, or early Tuesday, after a long weekend.

CCPD considers squad car options

December 16, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City Police Chief Tim Longenbaugh and the city’s Board of Works weighed their options on both new and old squad cars at last week’s meeting.

For the three new squad cars that will be purchased early next year, Longenbaugh offered a money-saving option for the next purchase of Dodge Chargers — a six-cylinder engine instead of a V8.

“V6 engines get better gas mileage, are cheaper cars and we really don’t lose that much — especially for driving in town,” Longenbaugh said.

Sky High helps better community

December 16, 2013

CHURUBUSCO — A group at Churubusco Junior-Senior High School is helping high-ability students get the most out of themselves — and the community.

Sky High is a group of sixth through eighth grade students that meets Tuesdays at CJSHS, during the SMART period, a time students use for extra activities.

The program, under the direction of Junior High Counselor Kim Burns and Julie Mast, has begun work on community projects.

Santa visits Peabody library

December 16, 2013

During Story Time at Peabody Public Library Tuesday, “S” was the letter of the day in honor of the library’s special guest — Santa. Preschoolers Clark (left) and Abram Patterson had the opportunity to meet Saint Nick in person and tell him what they would like for Christmas. The library staff would like to wish everyone a “safe and happy Christmas.”

Hoskins receives NHES Sportsmanship Award

December 16, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Northern Heights Elementary School has seen its physical education program launch with a “great start.” According to school officials, younger students have been working on spatial awareness, movement patterns and locomotor skills.

Older students have finished units on soccer, ultimate football and cooperative team games. Sportsmanship is a big push this year during physical education. “It is important for all students to give 100 percent during any unit, and to learn to do their best at all times,” said NHES Principal Jake Hoag.

Snow accumulation: Fun for some

December 16, 2013

Lexus Wireman (left), 10, and Xavier Alarie, 8, play in the inches of snow that piled up from Friday and Saturdays winter weather storm. More snow is in the forecast for this afternoon with cold temperatures slated for the rest of the week.

Snow accumulation: Work for some

December 16, 2013

Snow covered Whitley County Friday night and throughout Saturday. The National Weather Service reported snow accumulation totals of 6 inches. Pictured, Betty Forrester, shovels snow in front of her home in Columbia Shores in Columbia City.

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