Archive - Mar 12, 2013 - News Article
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is scheduled to join executives from 80/20 Inc., an aluminum components provider, at an economic development announcement Wednesday.
The Indiana Economic Development Corporation said the announcement will be made at 3:45 p.m. at 1701 S. 400 E., Columbia City.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A trial date has been announced for a South Whitley man accused of sexual misconduct with a minor.
Timothy Swihart, 19, was arrested Jan. 11 for the charge, which is a Class C felony. He appeared in Whitley County Circuit Court Monday. His attorney, Jeff Arnold, made a motion for a trial date, which was arranged for May 14 and 15, beginning at 9 a.m.
The final pre-trial conference will be May 6 at 9 a.m.
Swihart was alleged to have had sexual relations twice with a 14-year-old girl in the fall of 2012.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” With the methamphetamine problem growing in Indiana, legislation has been proposed to limit its viability.
Mayors from several communities around the state have lobbied for tighter regulations on pseudoephedrine, a drug found in many cold medicines. The proposal would limit the amount able to be purchased to 61 grams per year, about two-thirds of the current legal cap.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month and Passages, Inc. wants the community to better understand what the adult service program offers.
â€śWe want to show the community that our clients have something to offer,â€ť said Alice Anderson, vice president of programs. â€śOur clients are not just taking, but they are giving back as well.â€ť
To prove Andersonâ€™s point, Passages has prepared 15 to 20 baskets that are full of items its clients have made.
The baskets will be delivered to individuals and organizations who help support Passagesâ€™ clients.
Editorâ€™s note: All three Whitley County high school principals were asked to nominate three students who they deemed up and coming leaders.
Each student was asked a series of questions and will be highlighted during the next week. A boy and girl will be selected by The Post & Mail as the overall Leaders of Tomorrow.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Tiffany Schuman is a senior at Whitko High School.
Q: What activities are you involved in at school or within the community?
COLUMBIA CITY â€“ Emergency Advisory: Gas leak at the corner of Whitley Street and Jefferson Street in Columbia City. Authorities advise to use caution when traveling through this area of Columbia City. Columbia City Fire Department is on the scene and NIPSCO is en route as of 8:47 a.m. Tuesday.