Archive - 2014
Treva Eloise Ghaster, 90, passed away Sunday Oct. 5, 2014, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.
Born in Whitley County, Treva was a Lutheran School of Nursing graduate and worked as an R.N. with Lutheran Hospital and St. Joe Medical Center for many years, retiring in 1991. She was a member of Blackhawk Baptist Church.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Whitley County Consolidated Schools can expect a slightly higher budget this year, after enrollment numbers posted slightly higher than the last count in February. WCCS Superintendent Patricia Oâ€™Connor said large kindergarten class is partially to thank for the increase.
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COLUMBIA CITY â€” Games, Farmers Market, a concert and beer tent brought people downtown Saturday evening for a new twist on the annual Columbia City Fall Festival.
See Monday's edition of The Post & Mail for coverage of the event.
DALLAS (AP) â€” A Texas health care worker who was in full protective gear while providing hospital care for an Ebola patient who later died has tested positive for the virus and is in stable condition, health officials said Sunday. If the preliminary diagnosis is confirmed, it would be the first known case of the disease being contracted or transmitted in the U.S.
Meanwhile, a top federal health official said the health care worker's Ebola diagnosis shows there was a clear breach of safety protocol and all those who treated Thomas Eric Duncan are now considered to be potentially exposed.
COLUMBIA CITY Ââ€” A real estate purchase means The Lighthouse, a transitional shelter meeting the needs of those in Whitley County, will be able to expand its services.
A duplex located on Whitley Street in Columbia City is now owned and operated by InterFaith Mission, Inc. (IFM), the entity that oversees The Lighthouse.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Reelcraft Industries held an open house Friday along with 1,600 other manufacturers, as part of President Obamaâ€™s recently-declared National Manufacturing Day.
LIGONIER Ââ€“ Itâ€™s because of games like this that we watch football. No fancy trick plays, no game winning hail marys, just solid nail-biting gridiron action.
The Churubusco Eagles triumphed over the West Noble Chargers 7-6 Friday night. Although the Eagles posted a low score, they would be hard pressed to pick a better played or more exciting game this season.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” A Tri-Lakes home caught on fire Friday night at approximately 11 p.m.
Two fire departments responded to the blaze, getting the fire under control in one hour.
See Monday's edition for more coverage of the fire.
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