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July 13th

EMS proposal on tap for Monday

July 13, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The two governing bodies of Whitley County will meet together next week to discuss new developments in the issue of the county’s Emergency Medical Service.
After having crafted a plan to run the county’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 county’s coffers.
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City crews repair sink hole

July 13, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — 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 city’s attention by an Indiana State Police officer.
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Donnabelle Taylor, 83

July 13, 2011

Donnabelle “Johnnie” 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

July 13, 2011

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.

Natalie Estlick, 93

July 13, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — 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.

July 12th

'Stangs capture second consecutive home win

July 12, 2011

The K.C. Mustangs remain undefeated at home after a 24-10 win over the Wanee Hurricanes this weekend.
After a shaky first quarter with the Hurricanes taking an early 3-0 with a field goal, the Mustangs’ veteran leader took charge.
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Whitko announces spring sports award winners

July 12, 2011

BASEBALL
Major Awards: Kody Brandenburg, Josh Pratt, Nathan Sherrard, Josh Smith, Alex Winger, Dominic Arrowood, Brandon Carpenter, Riley Cokl, Wes Gensch, Austin Mort, Colin Nicodemus, Alex Stoddard, Ryan Weigold, Wyatt Wolf, Ethan Nicodemus, Seth Patrick, Avery Robbins
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July 11th

Margaret Miller, 90

July 11, 2011

MERRIAM — Margaret M. Miller, 90, of Merriam, died at 1:40 p.m. Friday, July 8, 2011 at her home.
She was born Sept. 15, 1920 in Mishawaka, a daughter of Austin E. and Jesse B. (Chamberlain) Miller.
On Aug. 9, 1938 she married William H. Miller, who died March 13, 1988.
Surviving relatives include four children, Harlen Miller of Albion, Kenlyn Miller of Albion, Deidre Bair of Churubusco and Alesia Geiger of Albion; 10 grandchildren; and 18 great grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Welsey A. Miller and a sister, Catherine Guidi.

Shirley Dear, 75

July 11, 2011

Shirley A. Dear, 75, of Columbia City passed away at 7:49 p.m. Friday, July 8, 2011 at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. She was born April 24, 1936 in Whitley County, the daughter of Eldrige V. and Turah M. (Leininger) Brockup.
She attended Columbia City High School and worked at Chamberlin Products, South Whitley, Weatherhead, Ion Capacitor, Inc. and Alcoils all of Columbia City. However, she was best known as a great homemaker. She was married Jan. 13, 1953 in Etna Green to John Junior Dear.

Robert Gordon, 85

July 11, 2011

LARWILL — Robert Lee “Bob” Gordon, 85, of Larwill, was taken to be with his Lord at 11:35 a.m. Saturday, July 9, 2011 at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne.
He was born April 25, 1926 in Whitley County, Indiana a son of Lawrence and Elizabeth (Carter) Gordon. His formative years were spent on a farm in the Collins area. He graduated from Churubusco High School in 1944.
On Dec. 22, 1943 he enlisted in the United States Army, serving as a medic during World War II. He was honorably discharged Nov. 2, 1945.

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