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July 24th, 2011

Residents call for slower speeds on CR 300 N.

July 24, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Residents along CR 300 N. in Whitley County — particularly the area between Ind. 205 and U.S. Route 30 — are hoping to see slower traffic in the future.
The topic of vehicle speed was raised at this week’s meeting of the Whitley County Board of Commissioners.
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Record-setting: Cool and 'livestock-less' auction nets $376,897.72

July 24, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The 2011 Whitley County 4-H Auction was moved to the 4-H Center and was conducted without all livestock, for the first time in the auction’s history.
It was a time to cool down the buyers and heat up the bids as the auction was one for the record books.
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Fight lands South Whitley man in jail

July 24, 2011

WARSAW — A fight along a Kosciusko County dirt road Wednesday has left one man in critical condition.
Zachary J. Lee, 21, 202 N. Calhoun St., South Whitley was arrested and charged with aggravated felony battery after police say he beat up a Huntington man and left the victim lying in the road.
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Fair closes, results continue to pour in

July 24, 2011

Amidst sweltering temperatures last week the 2011 Whitley County 4-H Fair officially ended with the record-setting livestock auction on Thursday. As results continue to arrive courtesy of Purdue University Extension, Whitley County, The Post & Mail will publish winners and participants. In addition, a special section printed in the near future will highlight results and photographs from this year's fair.

Top showmen named at 2011 4-H Fair

July 24, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — It’s a goal that most 4-Hers aspire to — Showman of Showmen Round Robin Champion.
But only two can achieve that goal each year. Crystal VanHouten and Tyler Johnson are the 2011 Round Robin Champions.
VanHouten won in the small animal category and Johnson won in the large animal category.
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July 21st

WCCS ISTEP results mostly positive

July 21, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The showing made by local students in annual statewide testing led the topics of discussion by the Whitley County Consolidated School Corporation’s Board of School Trustees this week.
Superintendent Dr. Patricia O’Connor presented the results to the board, which profiled WCCS students in grades 3-8. Her impressions of the results, as they relate to local students, was anything but pessimistic.
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Whitko to update marketing plan

July 21, 2011

PIERCETON — The Whitko Community School Corporation board of trustees held its regular monthly meeting Monday evening with superintendent Steve Clason presenting a marketing plan update which will soon be implemented.
“We have an ongoing marketing plan and a curriculum plan,” Clason said. “Communication (plan) was due by June and it’s a little bit after June, but we (board) do have a plan in place.”
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Hodges incident to go to special prosecutor

July 21, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY – Indiana State Police said Wednesday afternoon that troopers were called to the residence of a Whitley County “elected official” for a domestic issue.
The Whitley County Prosecutor’s Office confirmed today the incident involved Whitley County Sheriff Mark Hodges and his estranged wife, Laurell.
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July 20th

Creech trial continued; new date unknown

July 20, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The Columbia City woman charged with drug crimes and the neglect of a dependent scheduled to face trial next week has had her trial bumped back — again.
Janel M. Creech, 37, has been in the Whitley County Jail since Jan. 11 after being charged Jan. 7 with manufacturing methamphetamine and other drug-related offenses in connection with a Jan. 3 incident that resulted in the death of her 5-month-old daughter.
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Clason: Whitko will keep up with today's advancing technology

July 20, 2011

PIERCETON — At Whitko Community School Corporation’s monthly meeting of the Board of School Trustees Monday, Superintendent Steve Clason provided technology updates for the new school year.
Technology changes at Whitko High School (WHS) include three one-to-one classrooms where every student will have access to a computer all day.
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