July 14th, 2014
â€¢8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. â€” Goat Show - Large Show Arena
â€¢10 a.m. â€” Horse & Pony Walk /Trot Contesting - Horse Arena
â€¢10 a.m. to 9 p.m. â€” Adult Open Class on display - 4-H Center
â€¢10 a.m. to 9 p.m. â€” Mini projects on display - Shelterhouse
â€¢10 a.m. to 9 p.m. â€” 4-H exhibits on display - 4-H Center
â€¢3 to 7 p.m. â€” Dairy Steer Show - Large Show Arena
â€¢4 p.m. â€” Horse & Pony Contesting Advanced - Horse Arena
â€¢5 to 9 p.m. â€” Commercial exhibits on display - Commercial Building
â€¢7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. â€” Swine Barrow Show - Large Show Arena
July 30,1929 â€” July 11, 2014
Ellen J. Oliver, 84, a lifelong Whitley County resident, died at 4:48 p.m. Friday, July 11, 2014, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, where she was admitted earlier in the day.
She was born July 30, 1929, in Whitley County, a daughter of Paul and Edna (Souder) Anderson. She completed her education at Columbia City High School.
On March 20, 1928, she was united in marriage to Homer W. Oliver. Mr. Oliver died Jan. 28, 2002.
She was employed at Blue Bell.
March 12, 1956 â€” July 12, 2014
Beth A. Sollazzo, 58, a resident of rural Columbia City and wife of John Sollazzo, passed away unexpectedly Saturday morning, July 12, 2014, at the family residence in Etna Troy Township.
Beth was born March 12, 1956, in Garrett, a daughter of George E.. and Shirley (Cook) Gause, and spent her formative years in LaOtto.
As an adult she had worked for 12 years at Fasson Avery Dennison in Fort Wayne, and had retired from the Wal Mart Warehouse in Garrett due to ill health.
ALLEN COUNTY â€” An Ohio truck driver received a suspended seven-year prison sentence after a crash he caused killed a four-year-old Columbia City girl in 2012. Her parents spoke of the empty holes in their hearts that will never go away.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Huey helicopters, and WWI and WWII fighter planes streaked through the skies above Columbia City as a squadron of aces performed aerial feats.
The Whitley County Barnstormers held an open house Wednesday at Peabody Public Library to educate the general public about the sport of piloting model airplanes.
WARSAW (July 12, 2014) -- The Warsaw Police Department is seeking help from the public to identify the individuals or family in the attached photographs. Around 9 a.m. Saturday, the subjects were in the Warsaw Super Wal-Mart and purchased what is believed to be a clip board and several yard sale signs. The individuals arrived and left in a grey or silver Chrysler 4-door. One woman is seen carrying an infant and the welfare of the infant is of interest to police. If anyone can identify the individuals in the photographs, please call the Warsaw Police Department at 574-372-9511.
An official says an eastern Indiana hospital has treated about 20 people who were injured in a collision between a Greyhound bus and a car.
Reid Memorial Hospital spokesman Larry Price says about half of those treated at the Richmond hospital after the Sunday morning crash on nearby Interstate 70 have already been released. He says many had scrapes, cuts and bruises.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A Columbia City resident is putting her feet in action to help a neighbor fight cancer.
Approximately seven months ago, Minda Lemmon, of Columbia City, found out that her good-friend and neighbor, Jane Goble was diagnosed with leukemia.
ALLEN COUNTY â€” A semi-truck driver who slammed into a line of U.S. 30 traffic, killing a Columbia City girl, was sentenced in Allen County Court Friday â€” with no jail time.
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