Archive - Feb 16, 2011 - News Article
Bob Hoffman, winner of the Chili Cookoff at the Fire and Ice Winterfest presented checks totaling $500 ‚ÄĒ $250 for winning, plus he matched it with another $250 ‚ÄĒ to the Whitley County Humane Shelter Tuesday. In case of residual effects from the hot chili, ‚ÄúChance‚ÄĚ the fire dog and a fire extinguisher stand by. Pictured from left are Sara Lochner-Goff, president of the Whitley County Chamber of Commerce, Hoffman and Karen Friend-Bowman, director of operations at the Humane Shelter. Chance and many other dogs and cats are available for adoption at the shelter. ‚ÄĒ Post & Mail photo/Becky Hand
Cassandra Petrie of Churubusco, earning the title of Whitley County 2011 Junior Miss last fall, leaves this weekend for the state program and a chance to become Indiana‚Äôs Junior Miss.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ A Columbia City man who was found bloodied and incoherent, walking along Main Street in Columbia City Tuesday is in serious condition at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne.
Ralph Anderson, 78, was taken to Parkview Whitley Hospital before being transferred to Fort Wayne where he was listed in serious condition this morning.
According to the Whitley County Sheriff‚Äôs Department, a 911 call came in at 1:42 p.m. Tuesday of a man with ‚Äúaltered levels of consciousness.‚ÄĚ
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ Concerned citizens can view the third incarnation of Whitley County‚Äôs newest comprehensive plan during an open house today, according to the county‚Äôs Building and Planning Department.
Dave Sewell, the department‚Äôs executive director said last month there have been few changes between the plan‚Äôs second and third draft, citing mostly semantics, grammatical and spelling changes, adding the most notable changes stemmed from public input meetings and involved windmills.
Sewell said the public comments have pertained to wind energy, turbines and alternative energy devices.