Archive - 2014
Ronald E. Neeley, 73, of Warsaw, passed away at 1:35 a.m. Friday, August 8, 2014 at his home with his family by his side. Born Aug. 31, 1940, in Utica, Pa., he was the son of Hiram J. and Cora M. (Deets) Neeley.
He graduated from Meadville High School with the of Class 1958, and attended Erie Commercial College for two years before moving to Marion to attend Indiana Wesleyan for the next three years.
10 a.m. â€” Gates open
10 a.m. to noon â€” Soarinâ€™ Hawk Raptors
10 a.m. â€” Vendors open
10 a.m. â€” Living Native History
11:30 a.m. â€” Adam Strack, guitar
Noon â€” Veronica Mays, quill work demonstration
1 p.m. â€” Grand Entry - Traditional Dance
2 p.m. â€” Dani-Swweetgrass Basket Weaving
3 p.m. â€” Veronica Mays, quill work demonstration
4 p.m. â€” Adam Strack, guitar
6 p.m. â€” Grand Entry - Traditional Dance
10 a.m. â€” Gates open, vendors open
10:30 a.m. â€” Benefit Auction
11:30 a.m. â€” Adam Strack, guitar
Noon â€” Grand Entry - Traditional Dance
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Sarah Ross (right) is directed by the camp counselors Emily Wild (left) and Connor Slavicek on how to shoot a bow and arrow while at Conservation Day Camp.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Whitley County Consolidated Schools officials discussed using an inventory service to prepare the district in case of a tax audit or emergency insurance claim. WCCS Business Manager Kirk Doehrmann discussed a $7,900 project by TM Wells Valuation Services out of Huntington that would review the districtâ€™s capital assets (anything worth more than $5,000) and inventory items within the facilities.
Whitley Countyâ€™s 4-H Fair concluded in July, but a special publication inserted into the Monday edition of The Post & Mail will provide a snapshot of the week. The 4-H Scrapbook will highlight contests, shows and results from the county fair. Pictured is Blake Gross showing his Dairy Steer in dairy beef showmanship contest at the fair.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” The Whitley County Sheriffâ€™s Department will be upgrading its computer communications software to enable better communication and compatibility among their computer units placed in police vehicles and in the Sheriffâ€™s Department building. Enhanced 911 (e911) Director Scott Jones has been looking forward to this upgrade for some time.
Montgomery Goss shows off his new look after being covered in colored powder at the Whitley County YMCA Color Run Monday. The color run was conducted for campers to capstone the Y summer camp season.
Paul â€śPeteâ€ť Wayne Hile, 45, of Columbia City, passed away at 12:19 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Columbia City.
Born July 2, 1969, in Columbia City, he is the son of Paul H. and Bonnie J. (Murphy) Hile who survive him.
As a youth, Pete enjoyed hanging out with his buddies and playing the new creation of home video games on his Atari and Commodore. With the Commodore, he learned that he could write his own video games which sparked his interest in attending Ivy Tech for computer programming after graduation.