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September 29th, 2014
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Minutes after dropping special needs children off at preschool, a Whitley County Consolidated Schools bus was involved in a crash Monday morning. According to initial reports, the school bus was headed northwest on West Linconway at approximately 8:15 a.m., when a southbound passenger vehicle turned into the bus, striking it in front of the rear wheels. â€śI am so glad that no children were on the bus,â€ť said WCCS Transportation Director Keith Kohut.
Both vehicles received substantial damage, but there were no serious injuries reported.
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COLUMBIA CITY â€” In the midst of a snowstorm, sometimes officials are faced with the decision to send children home early from school before roads become impassable. After last yearâ€™s difficult winter, Whitley County Consolidated Schools officials are planning ahead for the event of an early emergency dismissal drill.
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A school bus crashed on Lincolnway west of Columbia City. Nobody was injured. Read today's paper for more information.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Fall has officially arrived and the Columbia City Main Street Association has announced the schedule of events for the 2014 Whitley County Fall Festival.
The event has been moved to downtown Columbia City and will be Saturday, Oct. 11 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Joyce Lawrence, a resident of rural Whitley County, was surprised to receive a phone call informing her of a sizeable amount of cash she had won.
â€śIt was more than two weeks ago when I received the phone call,â€ť said Lawrence.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Stacy Quinn, 18, left her home in Columbia City this summer for basic training with the U.S. National Guard.
As she went through each obstacle placed in front of her, Private Quinn never wavered in her determination and positive attitude.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Many adults create a â€śbucket listâ€ť of things they aim to accomplish at some point during their lifetime.
Gary Lamle, of Columbia City, added to his list after watching a television show about antique tractors driving across the Mackinac Bridge in Michigan.
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