Archive - Jul 13, 2011
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The two governing bodies of Whitley County will meet together next week to discuss new developments in the issue of the countyâ€™s Emergency Medical Service.
After having crafted a plan to run the countyâ€™s EMS service for another five years and having it approved in May by the Whitley County Board of Commissioners, Parkview Whitley Hospital presented several new proposals earlier this month that will mean much more money out of the countyâ€™s coffers.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The Columbia City Street Department worked about seven hours beginning Tuesday night to repair a sinkhole after a sewer main break on Main Street near Jefferson Street.
According to Street Department Superintendent Kelly Cearbaugh, the sinkhole was brought to the cityâ€™s attention by an Indiana State Police officer.
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Donnabelle â€śJohnnieâ€ť Taylor, 83, of Fort Wayne, died at 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana.
She was born June 6, 1928 in Fort Wayne and was the daughter of Charles Peter and Lyda Belle (Harrison) Wagner.
She married Laurel E. Taylor Sept. 26, 1953.
Emal Mullins, 90, of Kimmell, died Monday, July 11, 2011 at Northridge Village in Albion.
He was born Aug. 19, 1920 to Harrison and Roxie (Stanley) Mullins in Ramey Flats, Va.
On Nov. 21, 1946, he married Bessie J. Vanover in Clintwood, Va.
He served in the United States Army during World War II.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Natalie E. Estlick, 93, a former resident of Columbia City, died Sunday, July 10, 2011 in Smyrna, Ga.
She was born Nov. 7, 1917 in Larwill, a daughter of Earl and Naomi (Flickinger) Hoover.
At the age of one, her family moved to Thorncreek Township where she attended the Hoop (one room) School. She graduated from Columbia City High School in 1935.