Archive - Feb 15, 2014 - News Article
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A man was released from his sentence to the Whitley County Jail two years early due to good conduct.
Kyle M. Barker, 27, was scheduled to be released Jan. of 2016. He had been serving at the work release facility.
Barker was initially sentenced to the Indiana Department of Correction for 10 years in March of 2011 for dealing in methamphetamine.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Seventeen people were arrested Thursday evening after several police officers came together to serve arrest warrants.
The Whitley County Drug Task Force spearheaded a sweep of Whitley County Thursday afternoon, serving 14 warrants for methamphetamine-related crimes, and booking three more in the process.
According to a press release from the Whitley County Prosecutorâ€™s Office, some investigations date back as far as May 2013.
BLOOMINGTON (AP) â€” Indiana University officials are planning to honor celebrated World War II correspondent Ernie Pyle with a statue on the Bloomington campus.
The life-size bronze statue will be modeled after a wartime photograph of Pyle, an IU student in the 1920s, sitting on a crate, working with his typewriter on a table, with goggles pushed above his knit cap, Provost Lauren Robel told the school's Board of Trustees during a meeting Thursday.