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Flowering support

September 16, 2013

Pierceton Elementary School student Guinevere Garr, a fourth grader, is pictured presenting Pierceton Firefighter Matt Brubaker with fall mums.

Garr planted the flowers at the Pierceton Fire Station in honor of the firefighters who gave their lives in New York during the September 11 attack.

She is a student in Lynn Studebaker’s class and participated in the nationwide “I Will” movement to honor those who helped others on 9/11.

The students then wrote about their experiences volunteering and helping others.

Fun for all at fall festival

September 16, 2013

Fun was had by all at Saturday’s Whitley County Fall Festival at Morsches Park.

An event hosted by the Columbia City’s Parks Department, there was a slew of activities for children of all ages, such as hot air balloon rides, bounces houses and more (pictured.)

DOWNTOWN MOVIE: Main Street Association to bring Hollywood to Courthouse

September 16, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — A silver screen will decorate downtown Saturday as Columbia City’s Main Street Association hosts a free movie on the Whitley County Courthouse lawn.

“Wall-E,” a Walt Disney motion picture, will play at 8:15 p.m. on the west side of the Courthouse.

The movie is free and popcorn and water will be available at no cost. Those attending are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs to take in the show.

Liane Minier, with the association’s committee, said the event is part of a plan to bring people to downtown Columbia City.

ALLEGED FAMILY OPERATION: Greer family faces drug charges

September 16, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Three members of the same family pleaded not guilty to drug charges Monday.

Jay B. Greer, 55, Patricia M. Greer, 51, and David A. Greer, 23, all of Columbia City, were arrested Sept. 6 for multiple methamphetamine-related charges.

Jay was charged with dealing in methamphetamine, possession of chemicals with intent to manufacture methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia, maintaining a common nuisance, unlawful sale of a precursor and possession of marijuana.

 

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