Archive - Feb 23, 2013
COLUMBIA CITY â For students who are involved in multiple school and extra-curricular activities, time and energy can become depleted.
But in the middle of competition season, when Saturdays start early and end late, Columbia City High Schoolâs show choir students have dug deep to find more time and more energy to serve another Indiana show choir.
Recently, students held a fundraiser at Dairy Queen, Columbia City, with some $500 raised for a competing choir.
COLUMBIA CITY â Corinne Kauffman, a senior at Columbia City High School, will represent Whitley County at the Distinguished Young Woman state program in Kokomo.
Kauffman is the 48th representative of the local program of DYW and will participate in a preliminary competition Thursday and Friday and a final competition Saturday.
âI am really looking forward to the overall experience and meeting new people,â Kauffman said. âGetting the chance to represent my county is a real honor.â
COLUMBIA CITY â A Pierceton man accused of two felonies had his pre-trial conference continued until March 18.
Jeremiah Smith, 26, was in Whitley County Circuit Court Monday. He is accused of burglary, a Class C felony, and theft, a Class D felony.
According to case reports, Smith was alleged to have broken into the Larwill Deli.
He is accused of having stolen $1,252.76 of merchandise, 12 cartons of cigarettes.
The back door, door locks and hinges were also broken during the crime, which was estimated to be $650 in damages. This incident occurred on Sept. 9, 2012.
COLUMBIA CITY â How does one become well-known?
This was one question discussed at a Mayors Roundtable held at Eagleâs Nest Friday. With the economy beginning to get back on track, the aspect and importance of regionalism was one topic on the table.
Discussion centered around the fact that southern California and other regions of the county have its own reputations for what it does well.
How does Northeast Indiana acquire the same reputation?
The recession is over and the region is on the move forward, even if the recovery is still in progress at the moment.