Archive - Jun 19, 2012
COLUMBIA CITY â As 52-year-old Monica Koldyke Miller flipped through the 688-page book titled âThreads of Betrayal,â she knew it was more than a collection of words, characters and themes; it was a lifelong goal achieved.
The book was published earlier this year.
âIt was almost indescribable to hold the book in my hands,â said Miller. âI canât tell you how thankful I am to all those who helped me along the way.â
COLUMBIA CITY â A local veterans group is celebrating its 10th anniversary and marked the occasion June 6 with a dinner.
The Korean War Veterans Honor Guard was formed in 2002 to provide a military burial service for veterans.
âThere were too many veterans passing away with no honor given for their military service, for their keeping the U.S.A. a free nation,â said co-founder and commander John Slabaugh.
âWe formed the honor guard to pay honor for all deceased veterans.â
A bumble bee eagerly flies from flower to flower at Morsches Park Saturday.
Five people from First Church of God in Columbia City are currently in Thailand and Cambodia. Through Destiny Rescue, an organization that helps to rescue women and children from human trafficking, the group will be helping at rescue homes and learning how Destiny Rescue helps the millions of victims of human trafficking. The group is set to return home June 25.
COLUMBIA CITY â Kara Mawhorter, a Columbia City High School graduate and a senior at Ball State, could soon be named Miss Indiana.
Mawhorter has joined 31 young ladies to compete for the title in Zionsville, Ind. The competition begins Wednesday and will continue through Saturday when the crown is awarded.