FARM BUREAU DONATES PLATFORM: $23K year-long project finished in time for fair

COLUMBIA CITY — A year-long project came to completion just in time for the 2013 Whitley County 4-H Fair.The Whitley County Farm Bureau donated $23,000 to Whitley County’s 4-H club to build a new platform at the grandstands — replacing the temporary trailer stage used in the past.“We thought a more permanent fixture would be nice,” said Kevin Ousley, of the Whitley County Farm Bureau. “We sold our old building and wanted to do something for the community.”Ousley said most of the farm bureau’s board consists of previous 4-H members and 4-H families.To read the rest of this story, see the July 16 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.