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71st Turtle Days festival in Churubusco kicks off Wednesday

From reports Turtle Days is almost here! Rides are arriving and carnival games are being set up. Turtle Days in Churubusco will be held from June 16-19, 2021. This year’s theme is “Fun in the Sun at 71.” The fun… Continue Reading →

Whitley Community Children’s Choir offering auditions on June 22

By Brooke Kinder The Whitley Community Children’s Choir, a choir of the reknowned Fort Wayne Children’s Choir, is seeking more young voices to fill their ranks this fall. Children in grades 3 to 12 are welcome to audition.According to Denise… Continue Reading →

Community Foundation of Whitley County announces scholarship award recipients

The following video was created by the Community Foundation of Whitley County to highlight student recipients:

Local amateur radio club’s general meeting is June 10

Article provided The next Whitley County Amateur Radio Club (WCARC) General Meeting will be held on Thursday, June 10, 2021, starting at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Peabody Public Library, 1160 E, IN-205,Columbia City, IN 46725,… Continue Reading →

A great day of fishing begins with a well-prepared tackle box

(Talk of the Town photo provided) Article provided The great days of summer are ahead of us! The kids are out of school. The sun is shining, and the air is warm. It’s time to go fishing. Here are some… Continue Reading →

TWF offering free nature play days for children

Article provided The Watershed Foundation (TWF) is offering a series of free nature play day events for children through their initiative, The Clean Waters Partnership. These events are designed to be hands-on, outdoors, and with the goal of connecting children… Continue Reading →

Rotary volunteers prepare for drive thru fish fry tonight at TSC

(Talk of the Town photo) Volunteers from the Columbia City Rotary Club are eagerly preparing for a fundraising fish fry tonight, Friday, May 28, from 4 to 7 p.m. at TSC on North Main Street in Columbia City. Boxes of… Continue Reading →

Vietnam Memorial Wall on O’Day Road will be dedicated Saturday

(Talk of the Town photo by Bruce Coyle) A dedication ceremony will be held on May 29, 2021, beginning at 11 a.m. for the newly constructed Vietnam Memorial Wall, above, at the Veterans National Memorial Shrine & Museum, 2122 O’Day… Continue Reading →

New voices invited to audition for Whitley Community Children’s Choir

From reports The Whitley Community Children’s Choir, a choir of the Fort Wayne Children’s Choir, is hosting auditions for local youth to participate in the choir during the 2021-2022 season. Children in grades 3 to 12 are invited to participate…. Continue Reading →

Flowers add to city’s downtown flair

(Talk of the Town photo) On Monday morning, the light post in downtown Columbia City received a beautiful seasonal makeover thanks to the arrival of giant baskets of flowers and new flags for Memorial Day. The flower baskets, made possible… Continue Reading →

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