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May 8th, 2015

TIME OF PRAYER

May 9, 2015

Many people participated in the National Day of Prayer event around the Whitley County Courthouse Square Thursday evening.

After a service at Community of Hope Church, attendees walked from the church to the Courthouse, where they had a moment of prayer.

BIG PROJECT: Smith-Green plans $2 million project

May 9, 2015

CHURUBUSCO – An estimated $2 million project focused on improving school facilities and technology is in the early stages for the Smith-Green Community School Corporation.

School board members agreed to move forward with the plan at the April 23 meeting when Business Manager Todd Fleetwood presented the Capital Projects Fund for 2015.

DRAFT: Plan addresses downtown parking

May 8, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — A draft of Columbia City’s Comprehensive Plan addresses the city’s downtown parking issues.

The draft states that Columbia City doesn’t have an efficient parking policy, with nearly all parking spaces marked as “2-hour.”

FOOD & FURNITURE: Free breakfast Saturday at Ball Furniture; 50 percent pricing, new line of accessories

May 8, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — A free breakfast – and browsing for furniture and accessories – will be a special feature at Ball Furniture & Mattress Company, located in downtown Columbia City, this Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon.
Ball’s annual Spring Breakfast Sale is Saturday morning only, just in time for the opening day of the Farmers Market, also in downtown Columbia City.

TAKING THE LEAD: Whitko names valedictorian

May 8, 2015

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko High School has announced that Jonathan Johnson has been named valedictorian and Alyson Nicodemus the salutatorian for the 2015 graduating class.

ON THE ROAD: Taking the library to the public

May 8, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — With all of the construction and chaos on East Van Buren Street, Peabody Public Library officials are taking measures to help its patrons receive the services they need.

“We realize that the library isn’t easy to access right now, so we’re taking the library on the road!” said Library Director Mary Hartman.

FREE: Breakfast Saturday at Ball Furniture

May 8, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — A free breakfast – and browsing for furniture and accessories – will be a special feature at Ball Furniture & Mattress Company, located in downtown Columbia City, this Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon.

Ball’s annual Spring Breakfast Sale is Saturday morning only, just in time for the opening day of the Farmers Market, also in downtown Columbia City.

FRUSTRATED: Primary election cost $56.22 per vote

May 8, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — With less than 8 percent of voters turning out for the primary election Tuesday, the Whitley County Election Board is encouraging more citizens to get involved.

Tuesday’s primary election had one contested race which affected two precincts.

The number of eligible voters was 1,342 and only 105 people exercised their right to vote.

•VIDEO ALERT• Cutest celebrity mother daughter pairs

May 8, 2015

All mothers are heroes, and sometimes they're also well-known celebs! For Mother's Day, Krystin Goodwin has a roundup of some of Hollywood's cutest mother-daughter pairs.

May 7th

SATURDAY: Farmers Market opens

May 7, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Farmers Market will open for the 15th consecutive season Saturday on the Whitley County Courthouse Square.

Market hours continue each Saturday until Oct. 10 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

WARSAW — Whitko’s Lady Wildcats took to the tennis courts at Warsaw High School for the finals of...
WARSAW — A sweep of the singles matches gave Whitko’s Lady Wildcats a 3-2 win over Tippecanoe...
COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s Eagle golf team closed out the regular season portion of its...

 

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