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July 18th

FIRST-HAND EXPERIENCE: Children see what 4-H Fair is all about

July 18, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Brooke Laux, 2014 Miss Whitley County, donned her sparkling tiara while playing with Mini 4-Hers Wednesday. With the help of her court, Brooke Pettigrew and Amelia Roman, the group of excited children were split into three groups for a variety of games.
For generations, Whitley County 4-H has sponsored the Mini 4-H program to help children, kindergarten through second grade, get an idea of what project they would like to participate in when they become 4-Hers.

MEMORY-MAKING MOMENTS: Veteran 4-Hers relive county fair

July 18, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Dreams are realized each year at the Whitley County 4-H Fair. With weeks and months of preparation, 4-Hers hope to find success in the show arena. This year was no exception. Several ribbons, trophies and banners were awarded to 4-Hers this week, and among the steers, sheep, swine, chickens and goats, memories were made.

July 17th

4-H PARADE: Saturday fair highlights

July 17, 2014

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'TRAGEDY' OR 'TERRORISM?': Malaysian air liner downed

July 17, 2014

Plane Crashes Near The Border Of Ukraine (actual crash footage)
Source: WHSV

'TRAGEDY' OR 'TERRORISM?': Malaysian plane shot down over Ukraine

July 17, 2014

Plane Crashes Near The Border Of Ukraine (actual crash footage)
Source: WHSV

EARLY QUALIFIES FOR USATF NATIONALS: Wins twice in Regional

July 17, 2014

HUNTINGTON — Jasmine Early, of Columbia City, has continued her stellar summer of running by qualifying for the weekend for the USA Track & Field (USATF) Junior Olympic National Championship in Houston next week. Early, age 12, who will be a seventh grader this fall at Indian Springs Middle School, captured two first-place finishes Sunday competing against 13- and 14-year-old girls at the USATF Regional Championships at Huntington University.

ROTARY PAYS TRIBUTE: 4-H, FFA volunteers and livestock judging

July 17, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s Rotary Club took time to recognize adult volunteers with Whitley County’s 4-H and FFA programs, along with some of its student participants. Greg Rupert, who has been involved in the programs for 10 years, has been instrumental in leading young people under his charge to three national titles in livestock judging.

4-H FUN: Showing off livestock

July 17, 2014

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UNIQUE CHEERLEADING SQUAD: Dazzlers prepare for start of new season

July 17, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — A unique cheerleading squad is gearing up to begin its season, and new participants are welcome. The Whitley County Dazzlers is a special needs squad that offers school-aged children the opportunity to perform and compete despite physical handicaps.

FINE FEATHERED FRIENDS: Poultry show produces heavyweight winnerss

July 17, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Feathers were flying and wings were flapping at the Whitley County 4-H Fair’s Poultry Barn Sunday. 4-Hers presented a variety of chickens, turkeys, water fowl and other feathered projects during the Poultry Show.

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