COLUMBIA CITY â While corn is usually shoulder high by this time of year, record hot temperatures and little rain have caused it to come to a stand still.
âThe heat takes a toll on it more than the sunlight,â said Whitley County Purdue Extension Educator David Addison. âWhen temperatures are above 90 degrees it stops growing, and it wonât start growing until the temperature goes down.â
Although Addison said he has seen everything from knee high to shoulder high corn stalks, the drought combining with the extreme heat does not make for a good pair.
COLUMBIA CITY â A newer kind of internet scam has made its way on classified ad websites, causing apartment seekers to beware of what they are purchasing.
âItâs been a year and a half since I got a first report on it,â said Whitley County Sheriffâs Detective Chuck Vogely.