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Playing with dad

January 27, 2011

New officers focus on summer program

January 27, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — A new slate of officers was installed for the new year at Monday’s Columbia City Parks Board meeting. Officers include: Kelley Sheiss, president; Mark Ellis, vice-president; Mauri Bordner, recorder; and Dennis Warnick, member. Tammy Nickolson will serve as an intern from Leadership Whitley County.
With the resignation of member Michael Malcolm, effective Dec. 31, the board continues to seek a replacement.

Waiting for a bite

January 27, 2011

Officials: Flu cases on the rise

January 27, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — It’s a little later than usual, but local health officials say they are starting to see an upswing in local flu cases.
Heather Reid, public health nurse at the Whitley County Health Department, said local doctors are just starting to see cases of the flu and expect it to rise in the coming days and weeks.
“It’s a later onset than usual,” Reid said, noting that influenza cases usually start rising after Christmas.
Superintendents at Smith-Green and Whitko school corporations said schools in their districts have not yet noticed increased absenteeism due to sickness.

Gov. Daniels to speak at GOP dinner; filings begin for city seats

January 27, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Gov. Mitch Daniels will be the keynote speaker at the annual Lincoln Day dinner, according to a news release from the Whitley County Republican party.
The dinner is planned for March 16 at the Eagle’s Nest Event Center. Tickets are $40 per person for the dinner and $100 for a private reception and dinner.
To reserve a seat or table, call vice chairman Laurel Hodges at 723-4495.

Two file for vacant council seat

Police wait to see wording of texting and driving bill

January 27, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Local law enforcement has mixed emotions regarding proposed legislation at the statehouse about texting and driving.
The House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to ban texting while driving for all Hoosiers, sending the bill to the state senate.
“Generally speaking, I think law enforcement would be in favor of some kind of legislation, but we’re going to be held to the usual standard of actually seeing it happening,” said Whitley County Sheriff Mark Hodges today.

WALTON — In its first meeting with Lewis Cass, Churubusco’s football team fell to the Kings, 16-7...
SOUTH WHITLEY ­— Whitko’s Lady Wildcat volleyball teams faced off against the Manchester Lady...
COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s girls golf team is continuing to stay near the top of the Northeast...

 

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