August 10th, 2014
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Continuing a 19-year tradition, the Mihsihkinaahkwa Pow Wow returns to Morsches Park, in Columbia City, today and Sunday.
This Native American pow wow features 32 vendors displaying crafts and products. Three food vendors will offer fry bread, buffalo burgers, acorn soup as well as drinks.
Gates opened 10 a.m. today. Admission is $4, with children under the age of 12 admitted at no charge.
The pow wow honors Miami Chief Little Turtle, who turned back American armies from aggression into Miami lands three different times.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Passages is soon to mark 60 years of serving individuals with intellectual disabilities. An event is planned to introduce the community to the artistic abilities that are fostered through Passages, Inc.
Old & New is an art exhibit and silent auction that will feature art work created by Passages clients.The art exhibit will be held Thursday, Aug. 14 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Creative Learning Center, located at 333 N. Oak St. in Columbia City.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” According to a recently released inspection report of the Whitley County Jail, the jail is operating at 114 percent capacity.
Currently, 95 males and 24 females are incarcerated at the correctional facility.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Whitley Countyâ€™s Giving Circle for Womenâ€™s Health held its annual luncheon Thursday.
The event featured a tutorial on personal safety and self defense. Cleveland Inge and Lynnea Numbers, of Red Eye Self Defense from Fort Wayne, were present to teach women some basic tips to help keep them safe.
Ronald E. Neeley, 73, of Warsaw, passed away at 1:35 a.m. Friday, August 8, 2014 at his home with his family by his side. Born Aug. 31, 1940, in Utica, Pa., he was the son of Hiram J. and Cora M. (Deets) Neeley.
He graduated from Meadville High School with the of Class 1958, and attended Erie Commercial College for two years before moving to Marion to attend Indiana Wesleyan for the next three years.
10 a.m. â€” Gates open
10 a.m. to noon â€” Soarinâ€™ Hawk Raptors
10 a.m. â€” Vendors open
10 a.m. â€” Living Native History
11:30 a.m. â€” Adam Strack, guitar
Noon â€” Veronica Mays, quill work demonstration
1 p.m. â€” Grand Entry - Traditional Dance
2 p.m. â€” Dani-Swweetgrass Basket Weaving
3 p.m. â€” Veronica Mays, quill work demonstration
4 p.m. â€” Adam Strack, guitar
6 p.m. â€” Grand Entry - Traditional Dance
10 a.m. â€” Gates open, vendors open
10:30 a.m. â€” Benefit Auction
11:30 a.m. â€” Adam Strack, guitar
Noon â€” Grand Entry - Traditional Dance
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Sarah Ross (right) is directed by the camp counselors Emily Wild (left) and Connor Slavicek on how to shoot a bow and arrow while at Conservation Day Camp.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Whitley County Consolidated Schools officials discussed using an inventory service to prepare the district in case of a tax audit or emergency insurance claim. WCCS Business Manager Kirk Doehrmann discussed a $7,900 project by TM Wells Valuation Services out of Huntington that would review the districtâ€™s capital assets (anything worth more than $5,000) and inventory items within the facilities.