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December 11th

DONATE YOUR TIME: Salvation Army in urgent need for bell ringers

December 11, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — The Salvation Army of Whitley County is preparing for another busy season.
The organization has already served our community through their Coats for Kids program, Thanksgiving Meals program, Nursing Home Christmas Visitation and is now preparing for its annual toy distribution in partnership with Toys for Tots.
“With the help of our generous community we will be able to help over 200 families with food for Christmas,” said Major Flora O’Dell, representative for The Salvation Army in Whitley County.

ELECTRIC UPGRADE: Ready for engineering

December 11, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY – Engineering for a $467,000 upgrade to Columbia City Electric Utility’s north substation will begin with configuring a switch breaker replacement, the Columbia City Board of Works determined this week.

THE THUNDER IS ROLLING: Dunn leads Trine to win

December 11, 2014

ANGOLA — Trine defeated Heidelberg, 68-61, in non-conference women’s basketball action Wednesday evening in a home contest to extend their winning-streak to six games.
The win gives the Thunder six-consecutive victories for the first-time since the 2011-12 team opened the season on a six-game run.

FINALIZING THREE-STEP PROCESS: RDC readying info to market city property

December 11, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY – Columbia City’s Redvelopment Commission (RDC) is finalizing what will be a three-step process for potential developers to propose improvements to the RDC’s property on the northwest corner of Van Buren and Line streets downtown.
Known as the former Eagles Lodge property, the building was acquired by the RDC during the past year and the structure was razed during the summer.

LANCERS CLENCH VICTORY: Grace College has close win, 70-67

December 11, 2014

WINONA LAKE — Grace College men’s basketball team may have led nearly the entire game against Indiana Tech on Tuesday, but the outcome wasn’t settled until the final seconds.
The Lancers (10-3) held on late for a 70-67 home victory over the Warriors (5-7) Tuesday night at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center.

CHANGES TO BE MADE: Jail’s infringement a costly lesson

December 11, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — A settlement to the tune of $725,000 will be heard by a Federal Judge this coming March 29 to be distributed to 243 members involved in a class-action lawsuit regarding the unlawful holding of inmates after the standard 48 hours.

WILDCATS DOWN: Whitko falls by three at home

December 11, 2014

SOUTH WHITLEY — The Whitko boys basketball team dug a nine-point hole Tuesday Night before a fourth quarter rally fell just short allowing the visiting Central Noble Cougars to escape with a 58-55 win.
Central Noble outscored the Wildcats 16-11 in the first quarter and 11-8 in the second to take a 27-19 lead at halftime.

VISIONING SESSIONS: Chamber urges attendance at two workshops Thursday

December 11, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY – The Whitley County Chamber of Commerce is urging members to attend one of two visioning workshops regarding the Columbia City Comprehensive Plan that is now in progress. Both events will be held today, Thursday, Dec. 11.
The first event is today is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Whitley County Government Center, 220 West Van Buren Street, Columbia City. A light lunch will be served.
The second event is this evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Columbia City High School, 600 North Whitley Street, Columbia City. Refreshments will be provided.

FROSTY MORNING IN WHITLEY: Thin coating of white decorates county

December 11, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY – A thin coating of frost coated Whitley County overnight, giving our area a Christmas card appearance and offering local residents the idea that it is truly "looking a lot like Christmas."

Hoar frost, defined as "a white or gray crystalline deposit of frozen water vapor formed in clear, still weather on vegetation, fences, etc." – and including vehicle windshields – greeted the morning as the temperature hovered in the low- to mid-20s.

December 10th

BAD SANTA: Jolly elf booted from Fort Wayne restaurant

December 10, 2014

FORT WAYNE — This Santa Claus just might end up on the naughty list.

Fort Wayne police say they were called to a McDonald's restaurant Tuesday because a man dressed as Santa Claus was causing a disturbance and the manager wanted him to leave.

Officers found two men dressed as Santa Claus, but one had permission to be there. Police say the other one was causing problems because he was inviting children to sit on his lap, just like the other one.

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