Commission approves EMS option

COLUMBIA CITY — The issue of Emergency Medical Service in Whitley County continues to be a divisive one.In a joint meeting of the Whitley County Board of Commissioners and County Council Monday afternoon, an agreement was reached on which of several proposed contracts with Parkview Whitley Hospital the county should sign. But, the funding for that proposal lost its financial backing in a matter of minutes.“We’re in a stalemate,” said acting Whitley County Council Chairman John Barrett.——To read the rest of this story, please order an e-subscription, found under the e-edition subscription link, or call The Post & Mail at 244-5153, ext. 207 and ask for a subscription.