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October 17th

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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S. Whitley updated on sewer project

October 17, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY — Project manager David Harvey with Fleis and Vandenbrink attended the South Whitley town council meeting Tuesday evening, providing updates on Phase II of the waste water system improvements project.
Mandated by the state, Phase II includes upgrades to the waste water treatment plant by enlarging the main water inceptor along Water and Main streets, constructing a headwaters work building, and a new electrical building on an adjacent property.
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Mayoral candidates discuss city housing

October 17, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY – Housing is a big issue for the city heading into the future.
It was a heavily-discussed topic Tuesday when Whitley Crossing served as host for a mayoral forum at its annual meeting held at Columbia City’s Peabody Public Library.
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West Nile strong again in Hoosier State

October 17, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — While the West Nile Virus has reappeared in the Hoosier State, local officials report there has been no reported case in Whitley County in 2011, a positive sign with the season coming to an end. The county’s last positive test came in September of 2010.
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From the heart

October 17, 2011

Diana Moyer, of South Whitley, joins her fellow Red Hat Strutters in singing along with Lee Greenwood’s “Proud To Be An American” Oct. 8 during South Whitley’s Souper Stompin’ Saturday. The Strutters donned pink instead of red in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Hilger named top art educator

October 17, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — An art teacher with Whitley County Consolidated School Corporation has been honored by the Art Education Association of Indiana.
Mary Hilger was selected to receive the Outstanding Art Educator of the Year award, by the association, which will hold its annual convention Nov. 4-6 in Indianapolis.
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Hunsberger sisters triple ’Busco’s enthusiasm

October 17, 2011

CHURUBUSCO — Cheerleading is a sisterhood of sorts – and for three Churubusco sisters it truly is.
Sisters Peyton, Sydney and Sierra Hunsberger all cheer for the Churubusco Eagles.
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October 11th

Debit cards for city payments in ’Busco

October 11, 2011

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco Town Council approved the Pay Gov Program last week.
After Geri Johnson, clerk/treasurer, takes training, credit and debit cards can be used to pay utility bills at her Town Hall office.
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Former newspaper bldg. being turned into new law office

October 11, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The first thing Greg Hockemeyer, an associate at Myers Tison Hockemeyer & McNagny Law Firm, wanted to do was answer the question most asked of him when discussing his law firm’s work on its current project.
“The main thing everybody wants to know is ‘are we going to put the Post sign back up’. The answer is: ‘Yes.”’
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Columbia City soccer player Shila Tolliver signed to play soccer at Huntington University Thursday...
CHURUBUSCO — With a 5-2 win in the season opener against Woodlan and another win over Oak Hill...
HUNTINGTON — Columbia City’s boys track team opened its season with a loss at Huntington North...

 

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