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September 17th

James Ramey, 86

September 17, 2012

James G. “Jim” Ramey, 86, of LaFontaine, died at 6:15 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, at Miller’s Merry Manor East in Wabash.
He was born Aug. 15, 1926, in Grundy, Va., to Wyatt and Lucy (Stiltner) Ramey.
Jim married Bonnie Pefley on June 24, 1970 in Wabash. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the 19th field artillery. He worked for 18 years in the coal mines of Virginia, and then worked at Fisher Body in Marion for 27 years, retiring in 1988. He attended Grace Fellowship Church and enjoyed wood working.

FIRE: Destroys garage, vehicles

September 17, 2012


COLUMBIA CITY — A Tri-Lakes fire leveled a garage and damaged two homes Sunday afternoon near Little Cedar Lake.
Thorncreek’s Fire Department was called to 2716 E. Island Ct., the residence of William Henney Jr., at approximately 4:14 p.m. Sunday for a structure fire.
Two vehicles were destroyed and two houses had smoke and heat damage to the outside, but Green said there was no substantial damage inside the houses.
TTFD was assisted by Smith and Noble Township Fire Departments, along with Whitley County EMS and the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department.

CAPTIVATED AUDIENCE

September 17, 2012

WCCS: Vision subject of Friday mtg.

September 17, 2012


COLUMBIA CITY — The WCCS board and administrators met at the Eagles Nest Event Center Friday for a brainstorming work session to discuss the corporation’s vision and mission statements.
“We basically want to talk about our core values,” said O’Connor. “What do we value, and what do we really feel is important in our district?”

TUESDAY: United Way's Day of Caring

September 17, 2012


COLUMBIA CITY — Organizations and representatives of various local companies will all come together Tuesday for the annual United Way Day of Caring, which begins at 7 a.m. with a breakfast at the Whitley County 4-H Fairgrounds.
“The United Way partners with other groups and corporations to go out in the community and do service projects that various service organizations might need,” said Cindy Baker, UWWC’s executive director.
“Some of these groups have various areas of expertise that can help these organizations.”

DUI: Suspected in Tri-Lakes crash

September 17, 2012


COLUMBIA CITY — A Whitley County Woman was arrested early Saturday morning after a crash near Tri-Lakes.
Susan R. Janes, 45, was booked on driving while intoxicated after she crashed her car on Willow Avenue in the Shriner Lake area at approximately 3:25 a.m.
Janes’ passenger, Michael Grim, 47, also of Whitley County, suffered a broken neck and was taken to Parkview Whitley Hospital.
According to a press release from the Indiana State Police, Janes’ vehicle crossed the center line, went over a curb and hit a parked car in a yard.

September 15th

'BUSCO: Homecoming

September 15, 2012

WHITKO: Homecoming court

September 15, 2012

NEW PLAN COMMISSIONER SOUGHT

September 15, 2012

The Whitley County Board of Commissioners announced that they are seeking a county resident that is interested in serving on the Whitley County Planning Commission.
The member must reside in or own property within the unincorporated area of the county.
A political party affiliation is not a requirement for this position.
The main qualification is an awareness of and interest in the development of the county.

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