March 3rd, 2014
Elizabeth Karolyi, 89, of Columbia City, died March 1, 2014, at The Oaks in Columbia City. Born Oct. 18, 1924, in Budapest, Hungary to Peter & Rose (Mohachi) Karolyi.
She graduated from Payne High School in Ohio and Skadron Business College in Fort Wayne. She moved to Texas in 1947 and returned to the Columbia City area in 2007.
Survivors include two sisters, Clara Burgoon of Payne, Ohio and Helen Hoy of Warsaw; and a brother, Arthur Michael (Monna) Karolyi of Fort Wayne.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ Two individuals were charged with neglect of a dependent, as well as drug charges, when an infant in their care tested positive for methamphetamine.
Alisha K. Carden, 19, and Lutricia L. Harris, 42, were arrested and charged with neglect of a dependent, possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia.
Scott E. Cochran, 31, was arrested in connection with the same event, but was just charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia.
WHITLEY COUNTY (March 3, 3014) -- Bitterly cold temperatures mark the beginning of March. Temperatures will be 25 degrees below on average this afternoon with highs only in the teens.
We will continue to feel these bitter cold temperatures tonight with lows expected to be below zero. A slow moderation of temperatures will occur the rest of the week with highs in the 20s.
Today: Mostly sunny but very cold.
Winds: NE 5-10 mph.
Tonight: Partly cloudy and bitterly cold.
Winds: N 1-5 mph
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ The Whitley County Chamber of Commerce hosted Columbia City Mayor Ryan Daniel at Peabody Public Library for the State of the City address Friday afternoon.
Highlighting all of the city‚Äôs accomplishments from 2013, and giving an overview of 2014‚Äôs upcoming projects, Daniel concluded his speech with a sense of Columbia City pride.
‚ÄúThe state of our city is rising, and as long as our vision remains focused, eyes toward the prize and feet firmly planted on the ground, our city‚Äôs future will remain bright,‚ÄĚ Daniel said.
CHURUBUSCO ‚ÄĒ A Churubusco man was flown by medical helicopter to the hospital, then charged with driving while suspended Friday morning after he crashed his vehicle head-on into a tree.
According to a police report, Donald Barge, 29, along with two passengers, was traveling southbound on Blue River Drive in Churubusco when, for an unknown reason, drove left of center, across the road and into a tree.
Barge was pinned at the legs and extracted by the Smith Township Fire Department, before being flown to Parkview Regional Medical Center by Samaritan.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ A man accused of manufacturing methamphetamine, among other drug charges, had an attorney appointed for him by Whitley County Circuit Court Monday.
Judge James Heuer appointed Jeffrey T. Jones, Jr., to represent Nathan Fugate.
Fugate was arrested in January. At his initial hearing, Fugate informed Heuer that he would have private counsel.
At a hearing Monday, Fugate told Heuer he needed a public defender and was appointed Jones.
PIERCETON ‚ÄĒ Calendar woes have been the source of debate for school officials with weather delays and cancellations.
However, for Whitko Community School Corporation, confirming the school calendar has been hampered by pending construction more than weather.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ Robert Rogers, an electrical engineer and accomplished pianist, songwriter, and worship leader, resigned from his technical career in 2004 to form Mighty in the Land Ministry.
He freely shares his message of ‚Äúno regrets‚ÄĚ by invitation around the world and calls Indiana his home.
Rogers will share his ministry and music at Eagle Quest Church, 1120 N. Ind. 109 in Columbia City at 7 p.m. Thursday. Seating is limited.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ Columbia City will soon provide limb pick-up service to its residents. By following the guidelines below, officials can make sure the program is efficient and benefits all residents.
Limbs are to be placed along the curb in front of the property, not in the roadway or on the sidewalk.
The limb pick up is limited to city residents and properties only.
Limbs should be placed at the curb by 7 a.m. on the first day of the pick-up weeks.
The city does reserve the right to refuse pick up if the pile does not fit within the guidelines.
Claypool United Methodist Church will be holding a Tenderloin Dinner on Friday, March 7, from 4 to 7 p.m.
Carry outs are also available. Claypool United Methodist Church would like participants to know if you bring a canned item to the Tenderloin Dinner, you will recieve 50 cents off you meal. The proceeds will go to the church and the church‚Äôs mission projects.
The church is located at 302 East Section Street, Columbia City,
For more information about the dinner, and the costs, contact Jane Brubaker at email@example.com.
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