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August 1st, 2014

Von Fisher, 76

August 2, 2014

Von E. Fisher, 76, of Fort Wayne, died at 9:55 p.m. Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Parkview Regional Medical Center where he was admitted Monday.
He was born Aug. 5, 1937, in Columbia City, a son of Marshall Earl and Alice Marie (Blanchard) Fisher.
He attended Columbia City Schools until second grade when his family moved to Thorncreek Township. He graduated from Columbia City High School in 1955.

Ross Clouse, 91

August 2, 2014

Ross H. Clouse, 91, a resident of Churubusco, went to be with his Lord and Savior at 10:44 p.m. Thursday, July 31, 2014, at his home following an extended illness.
Mr. Clouse was born April 10, 1923, a son of Harmon and Martha (Riddle) Clouse.
He spent his formative years on the family farm in Green Township in Noble County and graduated from Churubusco High School.
On Dec. 31, 1943, he was married in Churubusco to Evelyn Budd, and lived all of his adult life in the Churubusco-area.

ROTARY CLUB MEETING: Domestic violence focus with Natalie Lewis

August 1, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Natalie Lewis, president of the Whitley County Domestic Violence Task Force (WCDVTF) was the guest speaker at a recent Columbia City Rotary Club meeting. “Our mission statement is aimed at reducing the impact and frequency of domestic violence incidents in our county,” said Lewis. The organization has a four-way method set in place.


August 1, 2014

PAVING PROGRESS: Traffic tie-ups still to be expected

August 1, 2014

Resurfacing and asphalt work is still in progress on U.S. 30 through Columbia City. Indiana Department of Transportation is overseeing the project, although the highway travels through the city. Road crews have created traffic tie-ups and delays both on U.S. 30 and intersecting highways such as Ind. 9 and Ind. 109. The project through the city is expected to continue through next week.

GOLDEN YEARS: ’Busco library commemorates centennial anniversary

August 1, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — The Churubusco Library celebrated its 100th anniversary Saturday with music, food and festivities. During its existence, the library has survived 25 presidential administrations, a fire, and an explosion, all the while increasing its book count from 596 in 1915, to its current count of nearly 28,000.

SUMMER SOCCER: High Power Soccer Camp starts today

August 1, 2014

Tri-lakes Baptist Church is playing host to a slew of youngsters this week for its High Power Soccer Camp. The camp features soccer skills and games, as well as Bible lessons. The event caps off today.

CAMP WHITLEY CELEBRATES 86 YEARS: Campers participate in K9 demo

August 1, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — A camp located in rural Whitley County has been creating summer memories for children for more than eight decades. In its 86th year, Camp Whitley continues to offer a variety of summer activities and opportunities. Recently, the camp held its fourth week with a group of girls ages 12 through 14.

Linda Bresler, 67

August 1, 2014

Linda L. Bresler, 67, passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.
Born in Fort Wayne, Linda worked as a teachers aid with Whitley County Schools for 22 years, retiring in 2005.
She enjoyed traveling and most of all, spending time with and taking care of her family.

WOMAN ATTACKS WITH KNIFE: Argument over painting

August 1, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — A Whitley County woman has been charged with attacking her husband with a knife after the couple got into an argument about painting last week. According to a case report by Whitley County Sheriff Deputy Kory Bailey, Trena McCoy, 48, pushed her husband in the back, causing him to hit his head on a door frame and fall.

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