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June 13th, 2014

TURTLE DAYS: Creatures and treats

June 13, 2014

Churubusco’s Turtle Days brought in children of all ages for special events Thursday night.

Hit the Floor Dance Studio performed three times, and Trent Boston ended the evening with an acoustic act. For the complete Turtle Days schedule, see Page A3.

HISTORICAL SALUTE: Marching Civil War camp

June 13, 2014

More than 20 children, between the ages of 10 and 13, marched from the Whitley County Historical Museum to the Whitley County Courthouse Thursday.

The group is part of the museum’s Civil War Camp, which focuses on various aspects of the war and its impact on Whitley County. See more photos on Page A10.

CRASH: Semis colliede on U.S. 30

June 13, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — A pair of tractor-trailers crashed at near the intersection of U.S. 30 and West Lincolnway Friday morning, west of Columbia City.

The two drivers were taken by ambulance to the hospital, their conditions and identities are unknown at this time.

Columbia City's Fire Department made the scene to take care of a fluid leak from one of the semis, and Indiana State Police Troopers inspected the trailers.

The crash was investigated by the Whitley County Sheriff's Department.

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June 13, 2014

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• Upcoming 25 year celebration at 4-H
• Historical salute and march through down town

4-H OPEN SHOW: Special contest for adults

June 13, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County’s 4-H Fair is in its 90th year, displaying student projects for the community to view, and offering a closer look at the agriculture industry.

This year’s fair will be held from July 11 through the 17 at the Whitley County 4-H Fairgrounds, located at 680 W. Squawbuck Rd., Columbia City.

The 4-H fair showcases the talents of the youth in the Whitley County community, and offers various exhibits, competitions, livestock, food and grandstand entertainment.

There is an opportunity for adults to get involved in the fair with the Adult Open Show.

June 12th

24-YEAR SENTENCE: Woman sentenced for selling kids to make porn

June 12, 2014

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a Gary woman to more than 24 years in prison for selling her two young daughters for the production of child pornography.

The 25-year-old woman pleaded guilty in January to one count of selling a child for child pornography and two counts of permitting a child to take part in child pornography. U.S. District Judge Rudy Lozano sentenced her Wednesday to 292 months, or 24 years and four months, The (Munster) Times and the Post-Tribune reported.

YOU'RE FIRED: Planned Parenthood worker out of job after video

June 12, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky says it no longer employs a worker who was secretly videotaped discussing sexual role-playing with a woman she thought was 15 years old.

Planned Parenthood issued a statement Thursday saying the video does not reflect its standards or training protocols, "and this staff member is no longer employed at PPINK." The statement did not say whether the worker resigned or was fired.

OPENING CEREMONY: Turtle Days begins

June 12, 2014

Churubusco’s Turtle Days began Wednesday night in the park. An opening ceremony was held at the entertainment stage, along with introductions of the festival’s royalty.

A junior and adult karaoke competition was held, followed by a performance by Hit the Floor Dance Studio. Hit the Floor Dance Studio will perform again tonight, and there will be a door prize drawing at 8 p.m.

See Page A5 for a schedule of events for the rest of the week.

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June 12, 2014

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• Whitley County Historical Museum makes Civil War an interactive experience for children

NHES CELEBRATION: Student council with Mayor Daniel

June 12, 2014

Northern Heights Elementary School’s Student Council ended the 2013-14 year by meeting with Columbia City Mayor Ryan Daniel. Mayor Daniel explained how city government works and answered questions from the NHES future leaders.

 

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