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September 17th, 2014
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” Without an opponent, Christopher Judy was a shoe-in for the State Representative office.
A Republican Caucus was held Tuesday night to fill the vacancy created when State Rep. Kathy Heuer resigned her District 83 seat Aug. 21.
A room designed for feline residents at the Whitley County Humane Shelter received a new coat of paint courtesy of agents from Minear Real Estate. As part of the United Way of Whitley Countyâ€™s Day of Caring, from left, Brad Minear, Brandon Ferrell and Trent Lawrence volunteered at the shelter.
Members of the Whitley County 4-H Rabbit Club competed at the Indiana State Fair Sunday, Aug. 3, in a Rabbit Ambassador Competition. 4-Hers studied to be prepared for a written test, 20 rabbit breed identification test and showmanship competition. Marlee Heriter placed fifth in the Junior age division. Rozlyn Bishop placed in the honor group in the Intermediate age division. Crystal Van Houten placed in the honor group in the Senior age division and Rebecca Lilly placed in the honor group in the Master age division. From left: Heriter, Bishop, Van Houten and Lilly.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Whitley County Chapter of AARP met Sept. 2, at the Woodlands Senior Center in Columbia City to learn about a nonprofit organization serving the county. Diane Foughty, a representative from Help Line, was introduced by Phyllis Swick
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Editorâ€™s note: The following is the first in a series spotlighting area graduates who have elected to join the military.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Lucas Kumfer is an average 20-year-old from Whitley County, but he is planning for a not-so-average role.
Kumfer is joining the U.S. Air Force. When a friend of his decided to join the Marines, Kumfer decided to enlist as well.
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COLUMBIA CITY â€” Twin brothers Lucas (left) and James Eppelmann enjoy Saturday nightâ€™s Movie on the Square at the Whitley County Courthouse. A crowd gathered to watch â€śUp,â€ť an animated film, which was shown on the Courthouse lawn. The free event was sponsored by the Columbia City Main Street Association and included helium balloons and popcorn.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” Two Republican Caucuses are planned for this week in order to fill a seat at the state level and a ballot vacancy for a county office.
WHITLEY COUNTY (Sept. 16, 2014) -- Whitley County officials have advised that drivers should avoid U.S. 30 and 800 East, at the Whitley & Allen County line, for the next few hours due to semi accident creating road congestion.