November 26th, 2014
Oct. 3, 1915 â€” Nov. 24, 2014
Jean M. Benson, 99, of Columbia City, died Monday morning, Nov. 24, 2014 at Parkiew Pointe where she had been a resident since 2006.
She was born Oct. 3, 1915 in Columbia City, a daughter of Delmor and Ethel (Reese) Mosher. She graduated from Columbia City High School in 1933 and International Business College.
She was employed at Farmers Loan and Trust, Woolen Mill and was a Deputy for Whitley County Auditor.
CHURUBUSCO â€” After much time and effort, the Churbusco Town Council has officially approved a comprehensive plan regarding the suggested future zoning for the town.
The comprehensive plan was assembled by Sturtz Public Management Group, a Churubusco-based company.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Faced with growing expenses in several areas and a desire to market the facilities on a year-round basis, the Whitley County 4-H Inc. Board announced last Thursday at its annual meeting a change in policy that will allow beer and wine at the 4-H Center under certain circumstances.
Thursday Night Football 11/20/14
Oakland (1-10) 24 vs
Kansas City (7-4) 20
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The Board of Directors of Whitley County 4-H, Inc. welcomed five new members at its annual meeting Thursday night at the 4-H Center. With no nominations from the floor, the proposed slate of candidates was approved by acclamation. Board members elected are Jeremiah Geiger, Andy Weaver, Gregg Palmer and Carl Brown. Not pictured is Lori Heuer.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A Columbia City man was arrested for taking photos up a womanâ€™s skirt at a local grocery store. Brandon Davies, 27, has a previous conviction for voyeurism and was arrested last week for an incident that happened Nov. 5 at Kroger in Columbia City.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Vast power outages have been reported through much of Columbia City Monday morning.
Officials say they hope power will be restored within the next 1-2 hours (noon-1 p.m.), however due to high winds and other factors, and exact time is not known.
Officials advise motorists to use caution at intersections with non-working stoplights.
Jan. 28, 1918 â€” Nov. 21, 2014
Georgia Louise (Menzie) Reeg, 96, passed away peacefully at 11:55 a.m. Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, with her loving family surrounding her.
She was born the daughter of Charles J. and Mary B. (Gawthrop) Menzie in Washington Township, near Pierceton, in Kosciusko County.
Georgia grew up on Twin Pines Farms, the Menzie family homestead, in Kosciusko County, which was in the family for more than 100 years. She attended Pierceton Schools, graduating as Salutatorian from Pierceton High School with the Class of 1935.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The true character of a team comes through in the crucial moments of a ball game. Itâ€™s easy to play with poise with a huge lead, but a team learns a lot about itself when it is faced with adversity and the outcome of the game hangs in the balance.
A FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR THE EEL RIVER AT NORTH MANCHESTER UNTIL WEDNESDAY MORNING.
...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED TODAY...
A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH...OR GUSTS OVER 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.
AN INTENSE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS THE
UPPER GREAT LAKES TODAY RESULTING IN VERY WINDY CONDITIONS IN OUR