November 24th, 2014
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The Board of Directors of Whitley County 4-H, Inc. welcomed five new members at its annual meeting Thursday night at the 4-H Center. With no nominations from the floor, the proposed slate of candidates was approved by acclamation. Board members elected are Jeremiah Geiger, Andy Weaver, Gregg Palmer and Carl Brown. Not pictured is Lori Heuer.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A Columbia City man was arrested for taking photos up a womanâ€™s skirt at a local grocery store. Brandon Davies, 27, has a previous conviction for voyeurism and was arrested last week for an incident that happened Nov. 5 at Kroger in Columbia City.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Vast power outages have been reported through much of Columbia City Monday morning.
Officials say they hope power will be restored within the next 1-2 hours (noon-1 p.m.), however due to high winds and other factors, and exact time is not known.
Officials advise motorists to use caution at intersections with non-working stoplights.
Jan. 28, 1918 â€” Nov. 21, 2014
Georgia Louise (Menzie) Reeg, 96, passed away peacefully at 11:55 a.m. Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, with her loving family surrounding her.
She was born the daughter of Charles J. and Mary B. (Gawthrop) Menzie in Washington Township, near Pierceton, in Kosciusko County.
Georgia grew up on Twin Pines Farms, the Menzie family homestead, in Kosciusko County, which was in the family for more than 100 years. She attended Pierceton Schools, graduating as Salutatorian from Pierceton High School with the Class of 1935.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The true character of a team comes through in the crucial moments of a ball game. Itâ€™s easy to play with poise with a huge lead, but a team learns a lot about itself when it is faced with adversity and the outcome of the game hangs in the balance.
A FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THE EEL RIVER AT NORTH MANCHESTER UNTIL WEDNESDAY MORNING.
...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED TODAY...
A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH...OR GUSTS OVER 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.
AN INTENSE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS THE
UPPER GREAT LAKES TODAY RESULTING IN VERY WINDY CONDITIONS IN OUR
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Philanthropist: a person who seeks to promote the welfare of others.
No better word describes the devotion and dedication of John Lefever to the Whitley County community.
Tuesday night, Lefever was honored by the Whitley County Community Foundation for his 20 years of service as a board member.
â€śWe are so blessed that he has been a part of our cause,â€ť said WCCF Executive Director September McConnell.
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HUNTINGTON â€” The Whitko Lady Wildcats basketballt eam traveled south on Ind. 5 to take on a winless Huntington Lady Vikings team Friday night.
The Lady Wildcats could not overcome offensive turnovers in the middle two quarters, and a Huntington advantage from behind the 3-point arc, falling to the host Lady Vikings by a 70-61 score.
Who says all your sides have to be savory? Pears, honey, and baked sweet potatoes can go a long way next to stuffing and turkey. Try these recipes for a well-balanced holiday spread.