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POOL CLOSURE: Creates mixed feelings

November 30, 2012


COLUMBIA CITY — For 52 years, the Burnworth Memorial Pool has been part of Columbia City’s aquatics — but a recent decision by the Columbia City Park Board to opt-out of its lease agreement, closing the pool in 2014, has left some community members with mixed emotions.

The tough decision was finalized after board members took hundreds of surveys into consideration from open community forums and online submissions.

WITH ARMS WIDE OPEN: Local residents give back to dedicated organization

November 30, 2012


Editor’s note: The following is the second of a two-part series on the mission-minded efforts of Rob and Beth Arms.

COLUMBIA CITY — When representatives from Destiny Rescue gave a missions presentation to members of New Hope Wesleyan Church, they did not know that Rob and Beth Arms, of Columbia City, were looking for an opportunity to give back.

'CREATIVE' CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS: City to select winners of holiday contest

November 30, 2012


COLUMBIA CITY — Everything from the Grinch on a rooftop to a 12-foot Santa Claus decorate local houses in Columbia City each year.

Some decorations are store-bought, while others are homemade, but in the upcoming week, each house in the city limits will be judged in the 21st Annual Christmas Lighting Award Contest.

Judging the contest will be Columbia City Common Council President Dan Weigold and Councilman Ben Romine — who will stroll down the streets of Columbia City looking for houses that beat the competition.

DRAW!

November 30, 2012

Recent Churubusco graduate Katie Monk signed with the University of Indianapolis for track and...
COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Community Foundation is hosting a 5K run to benefit a local...
Pictured is the Columbia City Park Department’s league and tournament champions — Downtown on the...

 

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