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October 13th, 2010

James Chaney, 55

October 13, 2010

James Wayne Chaney, 53, of Harris Brake, Ark., passed away Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010. He was born Dec. 7, 1956, in Goshen. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son and friend to all who knew him.

Ruthanna Chamness, 88

October 13, 2010

Ruthanna G. Chamness, 88, of Warsaw, died at 7:05 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11, 2010 at Grace Village, Winona Lake.

She was born September 7, 1922 in Paw Paw Township, Wabash County, a daughter of Fred Andrew and Hazel Marie (Oswalt) Gurtner. She married Robert Morris Chamness.

The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Trinity United Methodist Church, 832 E. Center Street, Warsaw with visitation from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church. The private burial will be in Friends Cemetery, Wabash.

MaryNelle Good, 68

October 13, 2010

MaryNelle Good, 68, of Columbia City, died at 9:10 p.m. Oct. 11, 2010 at Select Specialty Hospital in Fort Wayne. Born April 4, 1942 in Rochester, she was a daughter of the late Charles D. and Maxine (Smythe) Powers.

October 12th

Reigning champion

October 12, 2010

Forum’s goal to provide insight, info on board hopefuls

October 12, 2010

Whitley County Consolidated School patrons have decisions to make regarding who will represent them on their board in the coming years.
Four seats are open on the board, with three incumbents, Don Armstrong, Brooks Langeloh and Tim Bloom, choosing to seek re-election. Nicki Baker opted to not seek re-election.
The incumbents all have challengers.
Baker and Armstrong represents the city district and there are challenges for both seats from three opponents, Herschel Aumsbaugh, Christopher Bechtold and Eric Horvath.

Flying ducks to benefit cancer patients

October 12, 2010

Inebriation can sometimes lead to visions of pink elephants and flying pigs.
But the pink ducks flying through the air at the CCHS gym Wednesday night are real and have nothing to do with too much to drink.
After all, the chuck a duck contest is just part of the CCHS volleyball team’s Dig for Cure night.
The volleyball team, in conjunction with breast cancer awareness month, has a series of fundraisers taking place at their match Wednesday with all proceeds helping to provide cancer services for Whitley County residents.

Leafy playground

October 12, 2010

Personal transportation company expanding into Columbia City

October 12, 2010

Whether you are unemployed, working yet uneasy driving outside of your comfort zone, require transportation to and from medical appointments or struggle to own a dependable vehicle, Team CKD Transport, LLC is stepping up to the plate and available to lend a helping hand.
Established in August, 2008, Team CKD Transport (non-emergency certified within the State of Indiana) is located in Warsaw providing ambulatory and non-ambulatory transportation to and from medical/personal appointments within the state of Indiana.

Woman killed in U.S. 30 crash

October 12, 2010

A Syracuse woman, Linda J. Dietzen, 51, was killed Sunday afternoon after the car she was driving rear-ended the back of a semi at U.S. 30 and 300 E.
According to the police report, the driver of the semi, 24-year-old Jeffery E. Brown, II of Kansas City, Mo., was eastbound on U.S. 30 at about 4:30 p.m. when he started to slow down to stop at a red light.
The light turned green and Brown began to accelerate, traveling with the flow of traffic, according to the report.
Dietzen’s vehicle entered the intersection and crashed into the rear of the tractor-trailer rig pinning her into the car.

Dry conditions prompt burn ban in county

October 12, 2010

Like flame and gasoline, dry weather and moderate-to-high winds make a volatile pair.
When you add the burning, floating ember of a carelessly-monitored trash fire, you’d better hope you have your local volunteer fire department on speed dial.
The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department reported seven grass fires over the weekend from Friday through Sunday.
The fires burned countless acres and were primarily caused by controlled burns spreading out of control.

The Columbia City Main Street Association brought back the Big G’s 3-on-3 Tournament to downtown...
COLUMBIA CITY — Sounds of revving engines and the smell of exhaust filled the Grandstand Sunday...

 

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