Archive - 2010 - News Article
Three local 4-H members made Whitley County proud Saturday evening as they showcased their livestock achievements at the 40th annual Indiana State Fair Sale of Champions. Katie Barnett (left), Jackie Leeuw (center) and Jackie St. George (right) bested hundreds of other fair entries in order to participate in the coveted spotlight sale.
Participants in Saturday’s Walk to Remember release balloons in memory of their loved ones in Columbia City.
Travis Mayberry gets his questions about Native American life answered by Norman Trendle also known as ”Bahteyenokazs” (many names). Trendle was a participant in the weekend’s annual pow wow at Morsches Park.
Cars parking in the slanted parking spaces on South Main Street in front of Main Bowl have apparently been violating state and local code for some time.
Indiana state code permits only parallel parking along state highways, except where local ordinances allow otherwise, as Columbia City does downtown, but only along the courthouse square.
LARWILL - The town’s 2011 budget has been established and was approved by council members Thursday evening in the amount of $94,619.
“Only increases made for 2011 were outlook of possibly having construction or de-construction of a home and at least $9,000 for any other expenses which may arise,” clerk-treasurer Renee Sills said. “We would have to use the money that is intended for the capital outlay and rainy day funds.”
The owners of the property in southwest Whitley County from which more than a dozen neglected horses were removed last week were arrested Wednesday and charged with neglect of a vertebrate animal for the second time in six years.
James and Cynthia Mullins will appear in court Monday to face one count each of felony neglect of a vertebrate animal. Thirteen starved horses and ponies were removed from their property on West County Road 200 South on Aug. 4.
In 2004, several malnourished horses were removed from the same property.
Two more businesses have signed on to lease space in Columbia City’s Towne & Country Shopping Center beginning this fall, one a retail store that’s new to the area and the other an employment service center that’s opening at a new location.
Sentry Properties has announced that Aaron’s will open in the 7,600 square foot store between Papa John’s and Fashion Bug. Aaron’s specializes in lease ownership and retailing of office furniture, consumer electronics and home appliances.
A home can be hard to come by and harder to hang on to in current economic times. If your resources are limited, and/or if you have particular challenges, Whitley Crossings Neighborhood Corporation exists to help you find affordable housing.
For folks willing to partner with Whitley Crossings to maintain responsibility of their home and themselves; participate in learning about personal finances, home maintenance, and being a good neighbor; and focus on like goals for home ownership, Whitley Crossings may be the vehicle for them to reach that goal.