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September 23rd, 2014

EAGLES STRUGGLE: Tough loss against East Noble

September 23, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Sometimes, no matter how hard you try you just can’t seem to get the job done. That has to be the feeling that the Columbia City boys’ soccer team had after Monday night’s Northeast Hoosier Conference match against the visiting East Noble Knights.

LOOK GOOD...FEEL BETTER: County’s Giving Circle to host program for cancer patients

September 23, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Giving Circle for Women’s Health has recently announced that it will offer the well-known, Look Good ... Feel Better program in the community for women with cancer. The next session is planned for Monday, Oct. 13 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. There is no cost for the program, but advance reservations are required.

Barbara J. VanWey, 69

September 23, 2014

Barbara J. VanWey, 69, of South Whitley, passed away peacefully at her home at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, September 20, 2014. She had been in failing health.

She was born September 20, 1945 in Logansport, Indiana a daughter of the late Von and Francis (McWhinney) Anderson. Her formative years were spent in Rochester and Warsaw. She graduated from Warsaw High School in 1964. She then completed flight attendant school.

On June 26, 1965 she was united in marriage to James Van Wey. They have always made their home in South Whitley.

Gloria A. Oldt, 87

September 23, 2014

Gloria A. Oldt, 87 of South Whitley, died at 6:15 p.m. Sunday, September 21, 2014 at The Oaks, Columbia City where she had been a resident since 2012.

She was born May 17, 1927 in South Whitley, Indiana a daughter of the late Paul and Iva (Tschantz) Lehman. Her formative years were spent in South Whitley and Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. She graduated from South Whitley High School.

UNITED WAY: Funding a future for the homeless

September 23, 2014

Editor’s note: The following is the second in a series highlighting nonprofit groups that have benefited from the United Way of Whitley County in recognition of the United Way’s 2015 Live United campaign.

COLUMBIA CITY — United Way of Whitley County’s partnership with The Lighthouse has given specific programming and support for those needing housing. The Lighthouse was a recipient of a $10,000 grant from funds raised during the United Way’s 2013-14 campaign.

HONORED FOR SERVICE: Veterans recognized at luncheon

September 23, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — A gathering of heroes took place this weekend in Whitley County; costumed in plain clothes and humility, the deeds and sacrifice of these men will forever be remembered in the annals of history.

EAGLES STRUGGLE: Tough loss to East Noble

September 23, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Sometimes, no matter how hard you try you just can’t seem to get the job done. That has to be the feeling that the Columbia City boys’ soccer team had after Monday night’s Northeast Hoosier Conference match against the visiting East Noble Knights.

VIDEO-ALERT • BEAR CLAWS: Chicago's defense reacts to victory over Jets

September 23, 2014

VIDEO: Bears defense reacts to win over Jets

Lawrence Thomas, 59

September 23, 2014

April 18, 1955 — Sept. 21, 2014
Lawrence “Larry” Lee Thomas, 59, a resident of Richland Township, died at 7:48 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in the Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.
He was born April 18, 1955, in Hartford City, a son of William Oscar and Shirley Darlene Mundorf Thomas.
At the age of nine, his family moved to the east side of Fort Wayne and he completed his education in the New Haven High School.
Larry, a truck driver for 36 years, drove for Consolidated Freightways for many years and was last employed by Regional Transport Service.

Charles Cook, 79

September 23, 2014

July 28, 1935 — Sept. 15, 2014
Charles Cook, Jr., 79, formerly of Columbia City, and of Avon Park, Fla., went home to be with our Lord at 9:32 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Good Shepherd Somers Hospice House in Sebring, Fla.
Born July 28, 1935, in Clarence, Mo., he was the son of the late Rev. Charles T. Cook, Sr. and Mable L. (White) Cook.
After serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, he married Ruth Esther Cook Sept. 5, 1959, in Kankakee, Ill. In 1968, the family moved to Fort Wayne and settled in Columbia City in 1970.

 

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