COLUMBIA CITY — The Columbia City Police Department was awarded a $5,000 grant from the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute to conduct several high-visibility enforcement campaigns designed to prevent traffic injuries and fatalities.

INDIANAPOLIS — In the second week of seasonal flu tracking, the Indiana State Department of Health still is reporting minimal activity.

BOURBON — All the pieces started coming together for Churubusco as the Eagles found a way to work against a tough Triton defense and hang onto the ball in slippery, cold conditions.

COLUMBIA CITY — The Columbia City Police Department was awarded a $5,000 grant from the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute to conduct several high-visibility enforcement campaigns designed to prevent traffic injuries and fatalities.

WHITELY COUNTY — Last week, detectives with the Indiana State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, ICACTF, arrested a Whitley County man on alleged charges of possession of child pornography.

Whether you enjoy growing, carving or eating pumpkins, they are some of the most popular vegetables grown and enjoyed by Indiana residents. And, it seems that each fall we are inundated with pumpkin flavored everything. Depending on your own tastes, maybe that’s a good thing, or a bad thing.

Happy birthday today to Matt Noyes, Jessica Smith, Carolyn Shelmadine and Warren Tompkins; tomorrow to Nikki Kirkpatrick, Jacob Lemish, Greg Powell, Emily Green and Sam Buchanan; Linda Schenher, Tom Angel, Jack Green and Susie Johnson on the 31st; Val Cooper, Scott Trier, Chad Brown and Crys…

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Region of the American Red Cross has named Olivia Lusher as executive director for the Northeast Indiana Chapter, effective Aug. 31.

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County 4-H program will be hosting an Open House night on Tuesday, Oct. 20, from 6-7:30 p.m.

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s Department of Child Services celebrated the importance of kinship care this September in recognition of National Kinship Care Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness and connecting kinship families to resources.

C&A Tool in Churubusco donated 1,000 protective masks to Parkview Whitley Hospital this spring at the start of the Coronavirus pandemic in the United States. Pictured from left are Vice President John Halverson, Parkview Regional Medical Operations Manager Chelsie Hardman, Health/Safety …

Amid more publicized contests for the Indiana governor’s office and the General Assembly, the state’s third branch of government — the judiciary — also will have a presence on the Nov. 3 general election ballot.

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco High School played host to a candidate forum for the district’s three open board seats, which will be decided in November’s General Election.

WHITLEY COUNTY — Whitley County voters who would like to cast their ballots early can do so at the Whitley County Election Office through the day before election day.

INDIANAPOLIS — In the second week of seasonal flu tracking, the Indiana State Department of Health still is reporting minimal activity.