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July 18th

2011 fair officially opens with the annual parade and more

July 18, 2011

The 2011 Whitley County 4-H Fair was officially opened with the annual parade on Friday, followed by livestock shows, motocross and more.
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Ivy Tech takes its messge on the road

July 18, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Ivy Tech Community College announced July 12 that its college administration, faculty, and staff will be hosting community receptions this summer in five northeast Indiana cities, including the first reception in Columbia City Thursday.
According to Chancellor Jerrilee Mosier, the Columbia City location, 220 Frontage Drive, will offer 12 classes.
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Principal shuffle at WCCS

July 18, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Consolidated School Corp-oration will have a slightly different look this fall — particularly as it relates to the helms of several of its schools.
The corporation’s Board of School Trustees has voted to transfer Columbia City High School Principal Gregg Goewert to the position of activities coordinator at Indian Springs Middle School.
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Empty lot a concern for S. Whitley board

July 18, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY — With the south wall of the Green Parrot now repaired in compliance with the South Whitley’s unsafe building ordinance, Utilities Manager Dennis Eberhart voiced his concerns on the vacant lot where the now-demolished Hicks and Deaton building shared a common wall.
“There is a hole where the (Hicks and Deaton) building use to be,” Eberhart said.
Council Vice President Tonya Warner said the lot should be the responsibility of the property owner, with the area being graded and leveled.
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Club Kaylin A bereaved community honors the memory of a teen murder victim

July 18, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY ­— In March of last year, the tight-knit Whitko community lost a very special girl — Kaylin Michelle Doggendorf.
Doggendorf was taken from her home in the middle of the night, and what started out as a search and rescue mission ended in tragedy when the 14 year-old was found raped and strangled to death.
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Larwill mulls sewer woes

July 18, 2011

LARWILL — The sewer budget and current maintenance issues were addressed at the Larwill town council meeting Thursday evening as one pump recently malfunctioned, according to sewer maintenance manager Larry Sechrist.
“I called Roto-Rooter, and cloth and (baby) wipes stopped it (pump),” Sechrist said.
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July 13th

EMS proposal on tap for Monday

July 13, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The two governing bodies of Whitley County will meet together next week to discuss new developments in the issue of the county’s Emergency Medical Service.
After having crafted a plan to run the county’s EMS service for another five years and having it approved in May by the Whitley County Board of Commissioners, Parkview Whitley Hospital presented several new proposals earlier this month that will mean much more money out of the county’s coffers.
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City crews repair sink hole

July 13, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The Columbia City Street Department worked about seven hours beginning Tuesday night to repair a sinkhole after a sewer main break on Main Street near Jefferson Street.
According to Street Department Superintendent Kelly Cearbaugh, the sinkhole was brought to the city’s attention by an Indiana State Police officer.
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July 11th

Escape from Romania: Schwarz recalls leaving homeland

July 11, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — He and his family went through war at their homeland of Rode, Romania only to realize the American dream years later.
Bill Schwarz was just a young lad when he came to America with a brother, two sisters, his mom and dad and grandmother. But his family lost their family farm through it all.
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July 8th

Local duo bolster the arts

July 8, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The arts in Whitley County are alive — even more so now that there is a partnership involved.
It began as the brainchild of two women who felt Whitley County was solid as far as libraries and parks but came up short in other areas of the arts.
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