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HOMEGROWN AND HANDCRAFTED: DeWitt as engineer, biologist, family man

July 21, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — Nutrient-rich waters flow through a series of plastic pipes and valves as they make their way to the homes of a multitude of different species. Waters feed the inhabitants of the rocky plateaus before ebbing and making their way back to their headwater. This isn’t some alien biosphere on a strange otherworldly planet, rather, it’s a hybrid of engineering, new-wave gardening, and holistic biology tucked away behind a non-descript house nestled near the shores of Old Lake.

JOB CREATION: "We’ve got a lot happening in Whitley County”

July 21, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — Positive progress is being made in Whitley County’s economic development initiative according to assessments made by the Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC). At a recent Churubusco Town Council meeting, job creation was touted after a mid-year update was presented by EDC President Alan Tio.

TURTLE DAYS TO REMAIN: Town council works out kinks

July 21, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — Turtle Days successes and concerns were the topic of discussion during a meeting of the Churubusco Town Council meeting Wednesday. Fitzpatrick made a request to the council to maintain the festival’s date of the second Tuesday in June. The council approved both requests 3-0.

HOMEGROWN AND HANDCRAFTED: DeWitt as engineer, biologist, family man

July 21, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — Nutrient-rich waters flow through a series of plastic pipes and valves as they make their way to the homes of a multitude of different species. Waters feed the inhabitants of the rocky plateaus before ebbing and making their way back to their headwater. This isn’t some alien biosphere on a strange otherworldly planet, rather, it’s a hybrid of engineering, new-wave gardening, and holistic biology tucked away behind a non-descript house nestled near the shores of Old Lake.

HISTORY IN THE MAKING: Museum celebrates 50th anniversary

July 20, 2014

The Whitley County Historical Museum celebrated its 50th anniversary Tuesday with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

CHARGED: Man facing seven drug charges

July 20, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — Police nabbed a Churubusco man with two arrest warrants and seven drug charges July 9.

Anthony Adams, 35, was at-large after his friend, Joshua Merrill, was arrested when police found an active methamphetamine lab in his parents’ home.

WINNING WAUGH: Banner-filled career comes to a close

July 19, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — The animals have been auctioned, the barns have been cleaned, and at the end of the 2014 Whitley County 4-H Fair, Breanna Waugh has had nothing short of an amazing 10th year.

The daughter of Jim Waugh, Breanna was able to accomplish her goal of exhibiting the Grand Champion Beef Steer, Grand Champion Beef Heifer, and Reserve Grand Champion Dairy Beef Steer.

SPARKS FLYIN': Fireworks ignite discussion in ’Busco

July 19, 2014

CHURUBUSCO ­— “For the sake of the elderly, the safety of animals, and the preservation of private property,” Churubusco resident Dave Taylor petitioned the Churubusco Town Council, asking fireworks be restricted to Churubusco Park.

Churubusco Town Council President Frank Kessler informed Taylor that the ordinance, “was already as restrictive as the state will allow us to be.”

$AVE $OME BUCK$: Coupons and discounts in Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail

July 19, 2014

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•Dunham;s Sports
•Dick's Sporting Goods
•Ben's Soft Pretzels

4-H FUN: Dairy beef feeder calf show

July 18, 2014

Whitley County’s 4-H Fair awarded a variety of 4-hers in the Dairy Beef Feeder Calf Show. Pictured with Miss Whitley County Brooke Laux are the winners, from left: Rookie Showman Matthew Blackburn, Beginner Showman Treyton Lomont, Junior Showman Branson Heidenreich, Senior Showman Cooper Parish, Showman of Showmen Breanna Waugh.

IMPRESSIVE CREDENTIALS: Methodist church welcomes pastor in South Whitley

July 18, 2014

SOUTH WHITLEY — South Whitley United Methodist Church recently celebrated the arrival of its new pastor. Chris Stahlman will be taking over as the new leader of this “vibrant and growing church.”

KARATE DEMO: Council on aging to host

July 18, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County Council on Aging and Aged (WCCOA) will be hosting a karate demonstration at the Woodlands at noon Thursday. Lunch will be at 11:30 a.m. at the Woodlands Senior Center on Opportunity Drive, Columbia City. The group is welcoming seniors to come watch the demonstration, in hopes that it will prove to be entertaining and fun. Those wanting to attend, should call ahead for reservations at 248-8944 or 800-290-1697.

SATURDAY MORNING HOOPS: Main street association 3-on-3 tourney

July 18, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Bringing entertainment and visitors to downtown Columbia City is one of the focuses of Columbia City’s Main Street Association (CCMSA). The organization, partnered with Big G’s, Sports Cafe, is hosting a 3-on-3 basketball tournament Saturday morning.

RECORD BREAKING NUMBERS: 4-H auction nets $407,941

July 18, 2014

Jared Lamle sold the Grand Champion Barrow with a record-shattering sale price of $12,000.

SEALED WITH A KISS: Smooch raises big bucks

July 18, 2014

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