Archive - 2013
COLUMBIA CITY â€“ It's always great to be home for the holidays, and the agents and staff at Orizon Real Estate are pleased to help folks find their perfect home.
The Columbia City-based real estate firm has been helping area residents claim their own "American dream" since 1978.
As a major part of the Whitley County and regional community, Orizon Real Estate offers a hearty "Happy Holidays" and a sincere "Merry Christmas" to all.
COLUMBIA CITY â€“ The delightful tastes and aromas of the holiday season are often times associated with wonderful food at gatherings of friends and family.
And, for many in Whitley County and the surrounding area, Krider's Market & Meat Processing, 735 W. Market St., is a big part of those holiday plans.
The family-owned and award-winning shop wants to take time during this busy season to say, "With heartfelt thanks for your kind patronage this past year, we wish everyone Season's Greetings!"
You can reach the business by calling 260 248-8315.
COLUMBIA CITY â€“ Like a good neighbor, State Farm Insurance and agent Becky Curless (and Jamie), 208 N. Line St., are wishing Merry Christmas and a safe and joyous New Year to all.
The long-time local insurance agency prides itself on being part of the State Farm Insurance organization, specializing in auto, life and fire insurance.
The business can be reached at 260 244-3903 and . . . "Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there."
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A woman accused of using someone elseâ€™s checks at a local bar pleaded guilty Monday.
Deborah S. Holden, 55, of Albion, admitted she tried to use a check of another person at Duffâ€™s Bar in Columbia City, which constituted forgery.
Forgery is a Class C felony, punishable by up to eight years in prison.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Talented. That is one word some would use to describe Hannah Schaeffer, a senior at Columbia City High School.
Hardworking. That would be the other word to describe this teen who recently used both hard work and talent to land a spot on the field at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Schaeffer was given the honor to sing the National Anthem at the IHSAA State Football Championship games Friday, Nov. 29.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Whitley County Consolidated Schools officials made a step toward more forward thinking with the districtâ€™s financial plans for its buildings.
At Mondayâ€™s Board of Trustees meeting, officials unanimously approved a comprehensive study of the long-term capital needs of all WCCS buildings.
â€śWe want to look at all aspects of the buildings for the next 10 years,â€ť WCCS Superintendent Pat Oâ€™Connor told the board.
COLUMBIA CITY â€“ 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.
COLUMBIA CITY â€“ "Many thanks for your loyal business â€“ 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!
COLUMBIA CITY â€“ 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!"
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Whitley Countyâ€™s schools were delayed today, as crews were still working to clear roadways from Saturdayâ€™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.