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September 4th, 2014
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A Fort Wayne man serving time for burglary in Whitley County is now facing escape charges. Christopher Anderson, 36, was serving his time for burglary at the Whitley County Work Release Center.
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COLUMBIA CITY (Sept. 3, 2014) -- A Republican caucus was held tonight to determine who would fill the Whitley County Auditor office. With 20 out of 25 votes, 23-year-old Jana Schinbeckler was elected to the position.
Read more coverage of the caucus in Thursday's Post & Mail.
COLUMBIA CITY Ââ€” CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP, CHSCO, CHSCN), the nationâ€™s leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company, and Ag Plus, LP, South Whitley, Ind., announced today they have formed a 50-50 joint venture company to construct and operate a liquid fertilizer facility near Columbia City. The facility will have 3 million gallons of liquid storage and 130,000 gallons of chemical storage.
Mary Raber Elementary School recently celebrated its August Shining Stars. The following students were recognized for using life skills, treating people right, and doing the right thing â€” Kindergarten: Sebastian Hernandez, Korryn Ferguson, Kylah Hockemeyer, Brock Percy, Kira Ott and Collin Fry.
Whitley County Councilman Bill Overdeer (center) was presented the Sagamore of the Wabash Award from the State of Indiana at the Whitley County Council meeting this morning. Overdeer was nominated by former State Rep. Kathy Heuer (left) earlier this year. State Rep. David Ober (right) made the official presentation to Overdeer, after Heuer read her nomination letter. This award is the second highest award which can be given by the Governorâ€™s office in the state of Indiana.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” Three Republicans have put their names on the list in hopes to fill the Whitley County Auditorâ€™s position. Whitley County Republican Precinct Committeemen will hold a caucus tonight at 7 p.m. to fill the position of County Auditor.
More than $7,600 was raised through the Potch Wheeler Golf Outing. The event was held Aug. 14 at Eagle Glen Golf Course. Money raised will be used to fund scholarships for Whitley County high school students looking to further their education in the areas of conservation and political science.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” As voters prepare for the November election, local candidates are looking for supporters to hit the polls in November. Whitley County Patriots gathered at Columbia Cityâ€™s Church of the Nazarene to hear from U.S. Congressman Marlin Stutzman Tuesday night, who applauded local candidates running for office.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” A LaOtto man is facing multiple charges after driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol, leading to him running a Whitley County Sheriff deputy off the road late last month. Lance Duckwall, 27, was booked for resisting law enforcement, operating while intoxicated, reckless driving and leaving the scene of a personal injury accident.