Archive - News Article
July 11th, 2014
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Carl Hartwell â€śtook the showâ€ť Friday afternoon to begin the 2014 Whitley County 4-H Fair.
Hartwell won both Showman of Showmen and Supreme Champion in the Dairy Show, the top two awards of the day.
(Tickets available at the gate)
â€˘Friday at 7 p.m. â€” ATV/ Quad Circle Track Racing - $7 or $10 for pits
â€˘Saturday at 7:30 p.m. â€” Menâ€™s Demolition Derby - $8 or $10 for pits
â€˘Sunday at 7:30 p.m. â€” Truck and Tractor Pull - $8 or $10 for pits
â€˘Monday at 7 p.m. â€” Mud Drags - $7
â€˘9 a.m. to 1 p.m. â€” Dairy Show - Large Show Arena
â€˘noon to 3 p.m. â€” Food Auctions - 4-H Center
â€˘11 a.m. to 9 p.m. â€” 4-H exhibits on display - 4-H Center
â€˘11 a.m. to 9 p.m. â€” Adult Open Class on display - 4-H Center
â€˘11 a.m. to 9 p.m. â€” Mini projects on display - Shelterhouse
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia City officials announced Thursday an emergency sewer and water pipe project on East Van Buren Street (Ind. 205) will begin today.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The Columbia City man who was injured in a collision with a dump truck Thursday morning has been identified as John Barry, 43.
WHITLEY COUNTYâ€” Businesses in Whitley County are having a hard time finding and keeping employees, according to a survey regarding benefits and wages for local companies.
Whitley County 4-Hers moved hundreds of animals into the fairgrounds Thursday in preparation for todayâ€™s opening of the 2014 Whitley County 4-H Fair. The fair opens with the Dairy and Sheep shows.
COLUMBIA CITY (July 11, 2014) -- Columbia City Officials announced that an emergency sewer and water pipe project located on East Van Buren Street will begin today.
City televising equipment found multiple holes in a sewer main which runs down the middle of Van Buren Street from Washington Street to the East alley.
They also found erosion around the sewer pipe causing some instability and the potential for further damage. A hole in a water main that runs to the north of the sewer main is suspected to be the cause of the pipe problems.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The Columbia City Main Street Association (CCMSA) and Big Gâ€™s are hosting a 3-on-3 basketball tournament Saturday, July 19.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Whitley County Kiwanis Club welcomed speaker Shawn Ellis, executive director of B.A.B.E. of Whitley County, at its June 18 meeting.
Ellis shared the nonprofitâ€™s mission, which is to provide quality incentives to parents who participate in preventative and prenatal care, including parenting, educational and nutritional classes to promote healthy pregnancies and early childhood development.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A new director for the Whitley County Emergency Management Agency was chosen Monday during a meeting of the Whitley County Commissioners. Whitley County Emergency Management Board President Kim Reiff gave his recommendation of Charles Heflin to the commissioners.