COLUMBIA CITY — Those interested in photographing wildflowers have an opportunity to learn from local photographer Bill Meader Tuesday, July 2, at 7:15 p.m.

COLUMBIA CITY — Crop advisors, pesticide applicators and growers have the opportunity to learn more about crop diagnostics at a June 18 workshop featuring specialists from Purdue University.

CHURUBUSCO — C. Gregory Childs, of Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco, was recently elected to lead the Indiana Funeral Director’s Association as its president for the 2019-2020 year at the association’s annual convention in Indianapolis.

Last month, these Churubusco Jr. High track members competed and placed in the Indiana State Middle School Track Meet in Terre Haute. Pictured from left are: Reagan Baker, fourth in pole vault; Riley Buroff, third in 400-meter dash and sixth in high jump; Kaleb Oliver, seventh in discus; and…

The Columbia Township Fire Department recently hosted a sausage, pancake and egg benefit breakfast for the Whitley County Humane Shelter. Pictured is Whitley County Humane Shelter Director Abbi Ogden accepting a check from Columbia Township Fire Chief Michael Schrader, at right.

A potential crisis with regard to oaks is at hand in Indiana. And, if you recently bought rhododendrons from certain stores for your landscape, you may be able to help prevent this crisis.

If you get an itchy rash with red bumps or weeping blisters a few days after doing yardwork, it’s likely due to poison ivy (poison oak doesn’t grow in Indiana and poison sumac only grows in swampy areas). The rash is an allergic response to the oil on the plant, which is called urshiol. Your…

If you get an itchy rash with red bumps or weeping blisters a few days after doing yardwork, it’s likely due to poison ivy (poison oak doesn’t grow in Indiana and poison sumac only grows in swampy areas). The rash is an allergic response to the oil on the plant, which is called urshiol. Your…

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