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December 30th

Firearm trial set for January

December 30, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — A man accused of pointing a firearm at two people will stand trial next month in Whitley County Superior Court.

Trent E. Vanderford, 25, of Columbia City, was arrested in May for pointing a firearm, a Class A misdemeanor.
He will have a jury trial Jan. 23, 2014, at 8 a.m. Jan 7, 2014, is the final date for a plea proposal to be accepted by the defense.

The end of 2013

December 30, 2013

People across the globe are preparing to bid farewell to 2013 and welcome in the New Year. Pictured, the moon lingers next to the Whitley County Courthouse.

Larwill man jailed after fleeing

December 30, 2013

WARSAW — A Larwill man was arrested after running from Warsaw police Saturday.

Jeremy James King, 39, of Hammontree Street, Larwill, allegedly led police on a high-speed chase early Saturday morning.

The pursuit ended in a snowy crash after his Pontiac Firebird clipped a parked car and crashed into a snow bank on Anchorage Road, Warsaw.

Flooded roads can imperil drivers

December 30, 2013

WHITLEY COUNTY — A southern Indiana woman died on her way to a family gathering Christmas Eve, after attempting to drive through a flooded roadway.

The elderly woman was found several hours later in the flood waters.

In Pike County, officials searched for a missing Illinois woman.

Miami County Tourney winners

December 30, 2013

Whitko’s girls basketball team captured the Miami County Tournament Saturday. Team members include: Jennifer Reiff, Reghan Craig, Haley Yohe, Brianna Cumberland, Hanna Yohe, Aly Reiff, Kelly Reiff, Avaree Freel, Michelle Kelsey, Emily Day, Aly Nicodemus and Jordan Hall. Aly Reiff and Hall were named to the all-tournament team. Whitko beat North Miami in the semifinals, 52-45, and defeated Peru in the championship game, 67-26.

Local man facing voyeurism charge

December 30, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — A Pierceton man is facing a charge of voyeurism after an incident at a local tanning salon.

Kolten C. Krull, 20, was arrested Dec. 16 by the Columbia City Police Department. He pleaded not guilty in his first appearance at Whitley County Superior Court Dec. 23.

Voyeurism is a Class B misdemeanor.

December 27th

Election registration to begin soon

December 27, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — With the local elections of 2014 around the corner, individuals seeking to run for office will have the chance soon to make their candidacy official.

Whitley County’s Clerk of Courts office will accept candidate filings beginning Jan. 8, 2014.

The registration window closes 30 days later — Feb. 7, 2014.

SGCS putting finishing touches on project

December 27, 2013

CHURUBUSCO — A multi-step construction project for Smith-Green Community Schools (SGCS) is nearing its end.

Business Manager Todd Fleetwood said in November the endeavor was “98 to 99 percent complete.”

Fleetwood said more than 50 percent of the $4,775,100 project was dedicated to energy efficiency.

Adams charged with probation violation

December 27, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — A man who was just placed on probation in September is alleged to have violated that term recently.

Anthony A. Adams, 35, of Churubusco, was sentenced in 2009 to serve 16 years for dealing in methamphetamine and other drug charges.

He was sentenced to the Indiana Department of Corrections in 2009. His sentence was modified in 2012 to the Whitley County Jail.

In September, based on a good report from the work release facility, he was placed on probation.

SGCS announces next year’s calendar

December 27, 2013

CHURUBUSCO — Smith-Green Community Schools (SGCS) began finalizing its calendar for next year at a meeting this month.

At the December meeting of the Board of Trustees, the calendar had its first reading.

School will begin Aug. 14, 2014. The winter break will be from Dec. 20 to Jan. 5, 2015.

Money was raised for Leadership Whitley County through a sand volleyball tournament at DeVol Field...
Recent Churubusco graduate Katie Monk signed with the University of Indianapolis for track and...
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