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October 13th, 2014
A large and powerful weather system is moving into the area and will result in periods of heavy rain and strong storms from early Tuesday morning through the afternoon.
Forecasters say the main threats are heavy rain, possibly one to two inches, and storms that may produce winds of up to 60 miles per hour. Officials also say isolated tornadoes can not be ruled out.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden is urging hospitals to diligently watch for patients with fever or symptoms of Ebola who have traveled from the three Ebola-stricken African nations in the past 21 days (AP)
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” In a bid to stimulate business growth and innovation within the area, the Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is seeking approval from the state to be considered Certified Tech Park Status. The EDCâ€™s vision is to establish a center for design and development as a nerve center where established businesses and prospective entrepreneurs can plan, build and equip aspiring ventures.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Fun was had by children, adults and families Saturday afternoon and evening for the annual Columbia City Fall Festival. Formerly held at Morsches Park, the event was moved downtown by the Columbia City Main Street Association, which coordinated the festivities.
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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.