July 13th, 2014
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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Aubree Marie Coe, 4 month old daughter of Christopher D. Coe and Summer Marie Woodworth, died at 7:20 p.m. Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.
She was born Feb. 20, 2014, in Kendallville.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Carl Hartwell â€śtook the showâ€ť Friday afternoon to begin the 2014 Whitley County 4-H Fair.
Hartwell won both Showman of Showmen and Supreme Champion in the Dairy Show, the top two awards of the day.
Edward Henry Kohut, 91, of Hubbard Lake, passed away Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at his home.
He was born in Washington, Pa., to Joseph and Mary (Duskey) Kohut on Feb. 2, 1923. Edward was raised in Detriot.
He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II as a tail gunner in the European Theatre.
After the war, he returned to Detriot where he married Alice M. Rudolph on Sept. 1, 1946.
They resided in Detroit, where Edward was a sergeant in the Detroit Police Department.
In 1971, Edward and his family moved to Hubbard Lake.
Marceil Joan Baatz, 82, of Columbia City, died unexpectedly at her home Wednesday, July 9, 2014.
She was born July 29, 1931, in Allen County, a daughter of the late Herman and Anna (Hockemeyer) Hegerfeld.
Her formative years were spent in the Hoagland area. She completed her elementary education at St. Johnâ€™s Lutheran parochial school and graduated from Hoagland High School in 1949. She completed the requirements for a real estate license and medical transcriptionist.