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May 12th, 2014
Mothers throughout Whitley County will be treated to handmade cards, flowers and breakfast in bed.
Sunday is Mother‚Äôs Day, and students at Northern Heights Elementary School took time to write what makes their moms so special.
‚ÄúMoms do many things for us,‚ÄĚ said Summer. ‚ÄúThey take care of us and love us. So, give your mom your love because you only have one mom.‚ÄĚ
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Columbia City‚Äôs United States Postal Service carriers will participate in The National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hung Food Drive Saturday, along with communities across the nation, as well as Puerto Rico, Guam, and U.S. Virgin Islands.
It is the 22nd anniversary of America‚Äôs largest single day of giving.
According to the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, 49 million Americans, 1 in 6, are unsure where their next meal is coming from, 16 million children suffer from hunger‚Äôs impacts, and nearly 5 million seniors age 60 and over are food insecure.
Bikers beware. A $10 charge will appear on annual registrations beginning in 2015.
Whitley County Council members were updated on new legislation that allows the county to capture a surcharge when registering motorcycles and motor-driven cycles.
A unique birthday present gave a mushroom enthusiast a ‚Äúshock.‚ÄĚ
Rose Hurd, of Whitley County, calls herself ‚Äúthe mushroom lady.‚ÄĚ
She‚Äôs sold mushrooms for 26 years and is a supplier to four retailers, but she said she ‚Äúhas never seen anything like this before.‚ÄĚ
‚ÄúI got a package shipped from Nevada from my supplier,‚ÄĚ said Hurd, who celebrated her 87th birthday Tuesday.
For the first time in Columbia City High School‚Äôs history, two valedictorians have been named.
They may have different personalities and different academic motivation, but the end result was the same ‚ÄĒ Sarah Wise and Kiersten Thomas are at the top of the CCHS Class of 2014.
Neither Wise nor Thomas set out to be the valedictorians of their class when they started high school.
‚ÄúIt was less about being at the top of my class and more about keeping up with my sister,‚ÄĚ Thomas said.
Thomas‚Äô sister, Michaela, was salutatorian of the Class of 2012.
‚ÄúIt‚Äôs been a long time coming,‚ÄĚ said Whitley County Sheriff Mark Hodges. ‚ÄúWe knew this day would come.‚ÄĚ
The county‚Äôs dispatch equipment is no longer supported for maintenance and is quickly becoming ‚Äúobsolete.‚ÄĚ
At Wednesday‚Äôs County Council meeting, Hodges explained the need for upgrades as well as the changes to the department‚Äôs communication systems.
Computer equipment and software will be updated to a more current operation system, according to the proposal presented to County Council members.