November 14th, 2014
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WHITLEY COUNTY â€” In preparation for the upcoming winter season, a roundtable discussion was held Thursday at the Whitley County Government Center concerning transportation in the county during extreme winter weather.
Question: Concerning the Mid-Term Election Republican Wave...
May. 9, 1951 â€” Nov. 12, 2014
Beverly Elaine Ruse, 63, of rural South Whitley, died at 9:25 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014 at Peabody Home in North Manchester where she had been a resident since July.
She was born May 9, 1951 in Muncie, a daughter of Orville and Opal (Howell) Breedlove. As a little girl, her family moved to North Webster. She attended North Webster High School.
On April 4, 1968, she was united in marriage to Walter A. Ruse. They made their home in Pierceton until 1972 when they moved to their home southwest of South Whitley.
Aug. 4, 1948 â€” Nov. 9, 2014
Roger L. Hill, 66, of Columbia City, died at 12:20 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014 at Bethlehem Woods Nursing, Fort Wayne where he had been a resident since June.
He was born Aug. 4, 1948 in Noble County, a son of Donald E. and Fay Esther (Osborn) Hill. He graduated from Columbia City Joint High School.
A U.S. Marine veteran of the Vietnam War, he retired from Dana Weatherhead with 30 years of service.
He was a member of the Leatherneck Coffee Club.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Upon walking into school Monday morning, Indian Springs Middle Schoolâ€™s eighth graders were informed of a murder in the music room â€” a mock murder that is.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” State Sen. Jim Banks, of Columbia City, was named chair of the Indiana Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs and the Military last week. Banks is currently serving in Afghanistan with the U.S. Navy, and was re-elected last week to retain his position as state senator.
Pirates took the stage at the Newell Rice Auditorium at Columbia City High School last weekend for the schoolâ€™s fall musical, â€śCopacabana,â€ť based on Barry Manilowâ€™s song.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” Thursday morning brought a light dusting of snow to Whitley County, and as many know, it wonâ€™t be the last snow of the year.
With potential for accumulation this weekend and a long winter to come, Whitley Countyâ€™s Emergency Management Agency Director Charlie Heflin is doing some extra preparation for the winter season by assembling a winter response team.
Jan. 18, 1956 â€” Nov. 11, 2014
Danny Joe Gray, 58, of South Whitley, passed away at 7:53 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 at his home.
Born Jan. 18, 1956 in Fort Wayne, he was the son of Muris Gray and Lillian A. Ness.
He graduated from Columbia City High School Class of 1975. On Oct. 21, 1989 he married Debra â€śDebbieâ€ť Languell. He had worked at Dana Weatherhead in Columbia City, OMC Aluminum Boat Group in Syracuse and at Ultra Electronics in Columbia City. Danny had been a member of the Elkâ€™s Lodge, Eagles Lodge and Jaycees.