News for a Better Whitley County

Author J Romano

Homecoming Parade begins at 4:15 p.m.

It’s looking festive downtown in Columbia City as the community prepares for the Columbia City High School Homecoming Parade. The parade is expected to begin at 4:15 p.m. this afternoon, using the traditional route.  The parade begins at the former… Continue Reading →

Urban Station to close by end of October

By J. Romano A popular lunch destination in downtown Columbia City will be closing permanently at the end of October, according to a post on social media today by the business owner. Kristin Spangle, owner of Urban Station, says she’s… Continue Reading →

Tokyo Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi now officially open

By J. Romano Tokyo Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi officially opened at 11 a.m. today, much to the excitement of local residents eager for something new in the restaurant scene.  Located at 116 West Van Buren Street, the completely renovated space… Continue Reading →

CCHS celebrates 100th football season

‘Paws on the Patio’ at Tri Lakes Restaurant raised almost $1000 for the shelter

(Talk of the Town photo provided)Last Sunday, Tri Lakes Restaurant, located at 2700 East Colony Drive at Tri Lakes, hosted a fundraiser to support the Whitley County Humane Shelter.Paws on the Patio raised nearly $1000 for the local shelter and… Continue Reading →

Local actresses sought for upcoming production of ‘Steel Magnolias’

From reports Auditions will be offered next week for The Whitley Arts Partnership’s next on stage event, a production of Steel Magnolias.According to those close to the project, they are seeking six talented actresses for the late October production. Auditions… Continue Reading →

The Woodlands Senior Center announces second annual ‘Birdies, Beer & Brats’

The Woodlands Senior Center in Columbia City will host their second annual Birdies, Beer and Brats fundraiser on Saturday, October 9, 2021, at noon at Eagle Glen Golf Course.Each ticket for the scramble format golf outing includes greens fees, cart,… Continue Reading →

Next Chamber breakfast planned for September 3 at Big G’s

GOP to meet again in September

From reports The Whitley County GOP’s next meeting is slated for Saturday, September 18 at 8 a.m. They will meet at Big G’s for breakfast and the program will include updates from local Republicans currently in office.

INDOT project has SR 205 closed for several months

From reports he Indiana Department of Transportation announces the closure of S.R. 205 for asphalt repaving. Crews will be working from U.S. 30 in Columbia City to Whitley Street in Churubusco. During the closure, drivers should use the posted detour… Continue Reading →

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