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August 8th

Annual car show attracts hundreds

August 8, 2011

The following are results of the 10th Annual Junior Achievement Car Truck & Motorcycle Show on the Square, Saturday in Columbia City.
The winners in each category are as follows:
1949 and older series:
1935 International C1 Pickup truck – Joe & Mary Alice Maloni
1939 Chevy master Deluxe Sedan – Phil & Cindy Jacob
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Local dentist hangs up the drill after 35 years

August 8, 2011

CROOKED LAKE — When his receptionist told him she was going to retire, John Meier and his wife, Aileen, decided that it was about time they did too.
And that’s just what happened. The Columbia City couple retired from dentistry and aren’t making any plans for their future.
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Churubusco clerk, council filing ends

August 8, 2011

CHURUBUSCO – Candida-tes have been established for positions of town clerk-treasurer and town council in Churubusco. Filing deadline was Tuesday.
Republicans will have a contest for town clerk-treasurer; only one Republican and one Democrat can be on the ballot for town-clerk treasurer on Nov. 8, Election Day. A GOP town convention this month, yet to be scheduled, will determine the GOP candidate.
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Donald Gumm, 75

August 8, 2011

Donald E. Gumm, 75, a resident of Shriner Lake near Columbia City and a former resident of Churubusco, passed away Friday, Aug. 5, 2011.
Mr. Gumm was born in Salem, Ind. April 12, 1936, a son of Bleve J. and Katherine (Seals) Gumm.
On April 8, 1955, he was married in Hamilton, Ohio to Shirley J. Kent.
The couple spent most of their married lives in this area, and moved from Churubusco to their present lake home in 1996.
He retired from Food Marketing in Fort Wayne after more than 30 years of service.

Frances Stangland, 96

August 8, 2011

Frances E. Stangland, 96, of Albion, died Thursday, August 4, 2011, at 2:20 p.m. in her residence.
She was born Jan. 18, 1915, in Noble County to Marshall and Frances (Stout) Young.
On Nov. 15, 1935, in Wolf Lake, she married Omar Stangland. He preceded her in death Aug. 31, 1997.
Mrs. Stangland, a lifetime area resident, graduated from Wolf Lake High School in 1932. She was a teacher’s aide and worked in the cafeteria at Wolf Lake School.
She and her husband moved to the Stangland Family Farm March 13, 1936. For many years, they wintered in Bradenton, Fla.

South Whitley to hold own election Nov. 8

August 8, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY — In a special meeting Thursday evening, South Whitley’s Town Council voted to conduct its own Nov. 8 municipal election – forgoing involvement by Whitley County.
“Given the filings that occurred on Friday of last week, the town will have to administer a general election in November of this year,” town attorney Greg Hockemeyer said. “In the past when there has been a need for a general election, the town has opted to do its own rather than pay the county to conduct the election on behalf of the town.”
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Richard Ambrose, 75

August 8, 2011

Richard P. “Rick” Ambrose, Sr., 75, of South Whitley, passed away at 3:05 a.m. Friday, August 5, 2011 at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home, Fort Wayne.
Born Aug. 12, 1935 in Jamestown, N.Y., he was the son of Benny M. and Bernice (Goldfinch) Ambrose.
Raised in New York where he attended Jamestown High School, he moved to Whitley County in 1958.
He served in the United States Air Force from 1954-1958.
On May 25, 1984 ,he married Patricia M. (King) Deubner in Whitley County.

August 5th

County attorney brokering EMS deal

August 5, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — County Attorney Dan Sigler has been tasked with sifting through the heated debate and unanswered questions regarding the county’s emergency medical service in order to help broker an agreement between the county and Parkview Whitley Hospital.
It is a job, he says, that is challenging to say the least.
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Breast-feeding week bolsters information about nature's perfect food

August 5, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — This is World Breast-feeding Week – and several Whitley County moms and their families celebrated.
The event was at the Whitley County Women, Infant Children (WIC) office in Columbia City Wednesday. Nine mothers, three fathers and 11 children attended the celebration hosted by Danielle Henderson, breast feeding peer counselor at WIC.
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Marjorie Bennett, 84

August 5, 2011

Marjorie E. Bennett, 84, a former resident of Collins and more recently of rural Cromwell, died at 8:01 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Syracuse.
She was born in Eel River Township, Allen County on Sept. 10, 1926, to Bert and Loudema (Shock) Ferguson.
On Jan. 30, 1945, she was married in Whitley County to Garland E. Bennett.
He preceded her in death Nov. 19, 2005.

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