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October 23rd, 2014

WILDCAT GRIDDERS: Set to play Bellmont

October 23, 2014

DECATUR — After a strong standing in the Three Rivers Conference, Whitko’s football team is looking to continue its success through the poststeason at Bellmont Friday night. Whitko, which boasts a 6-3 record, faces a strong Bellmont team, whose record may not show how competitive they are.

WOMEN IN BUSINESS: Sears’ Jan Greaf not afraid to roll up her sleeves

October 23, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Many would describe Jan Greaf as outgoing, positive and energetic — that’s what makes her perfect to be an owner of a Sears Hometown Store. Greaf, along with her husband Greg, have been co-owners of Columbia City’s Sears Hometown Store for 14 months, and Greaf has found her niche.

EVERY KID'S DREAMLAND: Schools help in park fundraising

October 23, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — A new playground is in the works for Columbia City, and the community’s youth came together to raise funds for the park, Every Kid’s Dreamland.

PEABODY LIBRARY: ‘Jewel’ of the community

October 23, 2014

Editor’s note: The following is the second of a three-part series on the Whitley County Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Recognition Night.
COLUMBIA CITY — Peabody Public Library is a jewel that has been shining bright in Columbia City for 113 years.

HANDS ON WITH TECH: SGCS fourth-grade teachers adjust for new curriculum

October 23, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — Board members for Smith-Green Community Schools were given a presentation on the newly revised fourth-grade curriculum Tuesday by Churubusco Elementary School’s fourth-grade teachers.

DOING WORK: Harvest season in full swing

October 23, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — For farmers across Whitley County, the fall harvest season and the long hours in the field have begun. Despite the cloudy skies and muddy fields, Whitley County farmer Brent Drew spent the majority of his day Tuesday harvesting in the fields northeast of South Whitley on County Road 350 West.

WEATHER ALERT: Dense fog blankets area

October 23, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — Motorists should use caution Thursday morning, as dense fog has covered the area, causing several school delays.

October 22nd

WOMEN IN BUSINESS: Ann Fahl puts heart into home-buying

October 22, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Fahl, who as been a Realtor with Orizon Real Estate for 25 years, puts passion above paycheck when it comes to her job.
“I want to do more than sell homes, I want to invest in our community,” Fahl said.

WATER WORKS: Somebody has to do it

October 22, 2014

Columbia City Water Department gave a tour of the city’s Water Treatment Plant Saturday during the city’s open house. Columbia City Mayor Ryan Daniel opened the doors to all city facilities for local residents to take tours and ask questions.

PEOPLELINK: County looks to change part-time hiring practices

October 22, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — Current and prospective part-time employees for the county may be facing new changes in the form of hiring and benefits. In a bid to reduce cost and increase efficiency, the county would use Peoplelink as the personnel agency in regards to the hiring and payroll of current and part-time employees.

 

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