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Tuesday crash

September 21, 2011

Columbia City police responded Tuesday morning to a personal injury crash on Ind. 205 in front of the Peabody Public Library that hospitalized a Columbia City man.
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Shrine horse show Fri-Sat.

September 21, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — In the last 57 years, the Mizpah Shrine Charity Horse Show has grown from a one evening show into a weekend-long charity event benefiting Shriners Hospitals for Children that has raised $1.5 million since the horse show’s inception.
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Sigler: No progress on EMS contract

September 21, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY – At Monday’s Whitley County Board of Commissioners meeting at the public library here, one of the often time-consuming topics was, well, not a topic at all.
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Commissioners: No golf cart permits to be issued for now

September 21, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY – Currently, Columbia City enjoys a golf cart ordinance that allows for golf cart travel on all city streets with the exception of highways and major throughways (or through highways).
Following the city’s lead, the Whitley County Board of Commissioners approved and adopted a county ordinance extending the allowable area for which golf carts could travel.
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Local elementary school touted for success by district board

September 21, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY – Mary Raber Elementary and Preschool celebrated its successes at Monday’s Whitley County Consolidated Schools School Board meeting. School representatives honored the people of Mary Raber’s learning community and credited the teamwork between the staff members, students and parents for their success.
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Former NFL draftee talks football in Churubusco

September 21, 2011

CHURUBUSCO — A lot of people attended the inaugural Football Sunday at Churubusco High School.
Sunday in the fall is always Football Sunday, but in Churubusco it truly was.
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Marching again: Band alumni dust off their instruments

September 21, 2011

It’s been Helen Foster’s dream to have a band reunion for a long time. Her dream came true on Friday night.
Foster, Columbia City High School’s band director, has had the goal of having marching band alumni reunite with current members of the Columbia City High School band for awhile.
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Norma Wooldridge, 83

September 21, 2011

Norma L. Wooldridge, 83, a former resident of rural Churubusco and more recently of Fort Wayne, died Monday, Sept. 19, 2011 at 2:09 p.m. at Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.
She was born July 31, 1928 in Belington, West Virginia, a daughter of Steven and Rita (Myers) England.
On Jan. 31, 1966, she married Elmer D. Wooldridge. He preceded her in death Sept. 11, 2004.

Jane Demske, 63

September 21, 2011

Jane Ellen Demske, 63, of Pierceton, passed away Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011 at 1 p.m. in her residence.
Jane was born Feb. 14, 1948, in Wolf Lake to James K. and Inez L. (Boggs) Waugh. She was a 1966 graduate of Columbia City Joint High School.
She married James Mark “Jim” Demske Aug. 26 1967 in Pierceton.
Jane was a 27-year 4-H leader and a was in Golden April Home Ec Club.
She was employed by Uniroyal, worked in the Whitko/Pierceton school cafeteria for 10 years and was also a bus driver for both the Whitko and Whitley County Consolidated School corporations.

Gwendolyn Braden, 84

September 21, 2011

Gwendolyn Braden, 84, of Ft. Wayne, passed away Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011.
She was born Nov. 22, 1926 in Kosciusko County.
Gwen worked at Raytheon for more than 22 years, retiring in 1991.
She enjoyed planting flowers and visiting with friends at the American Legion.
She is survived by her son, Steven (Rita) Cornelius of Columbia City; sister, Marcella Travelbee of Columbia City; grandchildren, Nichole Firestine and Rudy Tamez, both of Fort Wayne, Robert Stanley of Dublin, Ohio and Matt (Sandra) Tamez of Butler; son-in-law, Lester Thomas; and two great-granddaughters.

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