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August 13th, 2014

OPINIONS VOICED: Realtors concerned of hike’s impact on local market

August 13, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Officials opened the floor for discussion at the Columbia City Common Council meeting Tuesday night at City Hall. Eleven members of the community attended the meeting, with six voicing their concerns on the city’s impending sewer rate hike.

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Activities, events slated for today

August 13, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY (Aug. 13, 2014) -- Here is a snapshot of events in Whitley County today.

•Support group - 5:30 p.m.
The Whitley County Domestic Violence Task Force will hold a victim’s support group every second Wednesday of the month with free childcare provided.Participants will need to go through a screening process before attending the group. For more information, text or call Natalie at 229-8269 or visit www.wcdvtf.org.

•Farmers market - 4 p.m.

August 12th

PRIZE PIGEON: Sheiss takes best of show

August 12, 2014

Dillon Sheiss, of Columbia City, was awarded Best of Show at the Indiana State Fair for his pigeon Jack. Sheiss also won Intermediate Junior Pigeon Showmanship and had two birds on Champion Row in the poultry show earlier in the week.

FIREFIGHTING FUNDRAISER: ‘Hot shots’ score big

August 12, 2014

A unique fundraiser was held for South Whitley’s Food Bank Saturday. The Hot Shot event featured several Cleveland Township firefighters competing in a variety of activities for the cause. The food bank received $1,428.25 in financial donations and 1,927 items were collected to be used to serve South Whitley families in need.

BIG BUCKS: Old Settlers Association awards $14K in grants

August 12, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s Old Settlers Days has long since ended, but what is left in the wake of the festival is more than $14,000 invested into the community. Old Settlers Association members recently awarded $14,654 in grants to nonprofit organizations and groups in Whitley County.

FAIR IS OVER: History lives on

August 12, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — To some it may seem all Whitley County has to offer is corn and bean fields. However, further research will show there is a certain charm to the history of this county. One such area that has been a staple in Whitley County is the 4-H Fair.

COMPASSION WALK: Balloons released in memory

August 12, 2014

More than 100 walkers came together for The Compassionate Friends’ annual Walk to Remember. Family members who had lost a loved one walked from the Whitley County Courthouse to DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home in Columbia City. After a brief ceremony, 150 balloons were released in memory of those passed away.

TINY TUMBLERS: Campers learn basics

August 12, 2014

Columbia City High School held its Mini Cheerleading Camp in the Donald S. Weeks Gymnasium. Pictured are the younger participants, along with their CCHS Cheer Camp counselors. Participants in preschool were: Brittan Gowen, Addison Gowen, Chloe Bufkin, Aubrey Hile, Isabelle Lewis, Makenna Miller, Selah DeWitt, Zoe Meyers, Dylin Titus, Lily Rossler, Bianca Stahl, Haleigh Graves, Ella Arnold, Kylee Sheets, Delaney Dee, Clarice Joesph, Charlotte Cormany, Cecylia Lane, Raelyn Lamont, Autum Sery, Caydence Parrett and Alysah Huskey.

SOGGY START: Lady Eagles grab big win over Warsaw

August 12, 2014

WINONA LAKE — Columbia City’s girls golf team traveled to Stonehenge Golf Club, historically known to trip up the Lady Eagles, to beat Warsaw 202-206 on a soggy Monday afternoon. After a rain delay, the teams took the course to improve their season record to 2-1.

WALTON — In its first meeting with Lewis Cass, Churubusco’s football team fell to the Kings, 16-7...
SOUTH WHITLEY ­— Whitko’s Lady Wildcat volleyball teams faced off against the Manchester Lady...
COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s girls golf team is continuing to stay near the top of the Northeast...

 

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