Skip to main content

Archive - News Article

January 23rd, 2015

FREE MAMMOGRAMS: Valentines are for Life

January 23, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — The public can honor a special person in life by purchasing a “Valentine for Life” from the Whitley County Giving Circle for Women’s health,
The tax-deductible donation will help to provide free mammograms for local women who cannot afford one and would not otherwise receive this critical cancer screening. A Valentine costs $5 with all proceeds to benefit the free mammogram program ran in partnership with Parkview Whitley Hospital.
Deadline for Valentine submission is Saturday, Feb. 7.

WINTER: Bringing dangers for the elderly

January 23, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Winter is here, and with the first icy blasts of sub-zero temperatures, ice and snow comes a set of problems that for most of us are simply annoying. For the elderly these conditions may present serious issues.
The freezing temperatures and sub-zero windchill reading present a very real possibility of frostbite and hypothermia for the elderly.

Because of decreased circulation and generally lower fat content, some of the elderly may have a tendency to “feel cold” most of the time.

PART-TIME OFFICER: ’Busco council adds SRO

January 23, 2015

CHURUBUSCO – Chad Fulkerson, Churubusco police officer and 19-year law enforcement veteran, was officially named Smith-Green Community School’s full-time school resource officer (SRO) Wednesday evening during Churbusco’s Town Council meeting.

“He’s been a part of the town’s police force for a long time,” said Churubusco Town Marshal Mike Engle, “and he’s a great guy.”
Having been previously employed as a part-time SRO at Smith-Green, Fulkerson will continue his position for the remainder of the 2014-2015 school year.

BOSTON'S GOT TALENT: Columbia City musician to try out for national television show

January 23, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Trent Boston will be singing the blues this weekend — but not in a figurative sense.
The Columbia City musician will be auditioning for “America’s Got Talent,” a NBC television show that will be entering its 10th season this year.

Auditions are held in Chicago. While anyone can try out for the show, Boston received a special front-of-the-line pass from a local radio station, giving him a special advantage.

January 22nd

EIGHT CANDIDATES: Buchanan joins Columbia City mayor’s race

January 22, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — The first Democrat has stepped into the ring of this year’s municipal election season.
“Richard” Dick Buchanan is set to take on incumbent Ryan Daniel (R) for the mayor’s seat. Buchanan is the lone Democrat in this year’s election so far.

Eight candidates have filed for the primary so far — four incumbents and four new face.

TRAFFIC UPDATE: Head On Crash on I-69 at 296 Mile Marker Has Interstate Closed

January 22, 2015

(Allen County, IN)-A head on crash with injuries on southbound I-69 at the 296 mile marker, in front of the GM plant, has the interstate closed at that location.

Traffic is being diverted onto Lafayette Center Road.

Motorists are urged to avoid the area and seek alternate routes of travel.

EYES NEW FACILITY: WCCS hires consultant

January 22, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County Consolidated Schools officials are continuing to look toward the future of its facilities with the hiring of a consultant.

The district’s Board of Trustees approved the hiring of a communication and data specialist, Steve Klink.
The consultant will continue to collect and analyze data to provide school officials with information regarding the future of the district.

PASSAGES PROFILES: Harmon enjoys people and responsibility

January 22, 2015

Passages Profiles ’15 is a 10-week series of features published each Thursday about the people of Passages, the local organization that has been serving those with intellectual disabilities since 1954.

COLUMBIA CITY — In speaking with several of the Passages staff about Mike Harmon, they all mentioned that if there were an “assistant” for them, Mike would be it.
Harmon said he likes helping.

CLIFFORD RETIRES: After ‘a million meals.’

January 22, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — After nearly 39 years of preparing, cooking and serving meals at Miller’s Merry Manor, Becky Clifford has hung up her apron for the last time. Starting as a dishwasher and dietary aide with Miller’s in 1975, Clifford has seen many changes over the years, but one thing remained the same; she was there for the residents to make sure they had great meals.

POLICE HELP: State Police Investigator Seeking Public’s Assistance Identifying Stolen Credit Card Suspects

January 22, 2015

(Fort Wayne, IN)-A Detective from the Indiana State Police post in Fort Wayne is asking for the public’s assistance in helping to identify two individuals who allegedly used a stolen credit card at two Fort Wayne businesses this past Tuesday.

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes