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Property assessment form being mailed

October 17, 2011

CHURUBUSCO – Every year, property owners in the county receive what is known as a Form 11, an assessment form showing either the same property value as the previous year or changes to this year’s value.
The form is sent by the county assessor’s office and is used in determining what property taxes will be when next year’s tax season comes around.
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Shrouded morning

October 17, 2011

Fog rises over a rural scene north of South Whitley recently as the sun prepares to peak over the treeline. Cooling temperatures have recently collided with the warm earth, still holding heat from a searing summer, to create foggy conditions throughout Whitley County and the rest of Indiana.

Junior Achiever: Hard at work

October 17, 2011

Lauren Listen, a 4th-grade student at Mary Raber Elementary School in Columbia City, writes her name on the back of her Junior Achievement book. She is just one of 900 Whitley County children involved in JA this fall. Nancy Bridegam is her teacher.

Final OK near for trail expansion

October 17, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The committee in charge of the Blue River Trail Expansion, a project which has been ongoing for nearly three years, is close to submitting its final proposals to the Columbia City Park Board.
Derek Fredrickson of Engineering Resources, Inc. and the Blue River Trail Committee made the presentation to city council last week.
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Flip throw: Whitko soccer standout wows fans and foes with rare feat of athleticism

October 17, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY — Many soccer coaches are happy to teach a first-time player how to kick the ball properly in their first practice.
For Whitko Coach Gary Sims and player Cagney Craig, the first practice was quite different.
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Fall brings spike in car-deer crashes

October 17, 2011

Hunting season for whitetail deer, coupled with the fall corn and soybean harvest, has experts warning Indiana motorists to be extra vigilant on the roadways.
According to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, movement patterns for deer are changing due to crops being harvested, another factor in increased activity near roads.
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Larwill council: New truck will help with snow removal

October 17, 2011

LARWILL — In an effort to save on future snow plowing expenses, Larwill town council members agreed to purchase a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 4-wheel drive truck at its Thursday evening meeting.
“The (truck) purchase is in order to save our lawn tractor some work,” council president Rick Hobbs said.
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Farmers take advantage of good weather to reap 2011’s sub-par harvests

October 17, 2011

WHITLEY COUNTY — With the 2011 fall harvest fully under way, Indiana farming experts such as the Indiana Farm Bureau report a wide variety of yield results.
Locally, it appears weather issues throughout the planting and growing season this year have negatively affected yields.
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Little Turtle 2nd-grader gets surprised by father returning from war in Iraq

October 17, 2011

ALBION — When Gavyn Stephens was getting ready for bed Tuesday night, he folded his hands and said his usual prayer for his daddy so far away in Iraq.
When he got up on Wednesday, he had no idea that before the morning was over, his prayers would be answered.
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Wanted city man found, arrested

October 17, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — A wanted local man has been located by police after having eluded law enforcement for more than a year.
Nathan Healy, 27, had an active warrant since August of 2010 for purchasing more than three grams of pseudoephedrine in seven days, according to Columbia City Police Officer Shad Hunter.
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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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