September 12th, 2014
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Author and speaker April Maley will be sharing her testimony Sunday during the 10 a.m. service at St. Matthewâ€™s United Methodist Church. Her book â€śI Will Not be Silent,â€ť describes the child abuse and tragedy that plagued her early life. In the book, Maley shares a story of personal healing, crediting her recovery to the â€śOne True Healer.â€ť
Rusty Nail Crossing (pictured), a bluegrass gospel band, will present a free music concert at First Baptist Church of Pierceton Sunday, Sept. 21 at 10:15 a.m. as part of the church's annual Friend Day. The public is invited to attend. A love offering will be taken. First Baptist Church is located at 208 W. Market St. in Pierceton. For more information or for a ride, call (574)594-2197 or 834-2930.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s Lady Eagle volleyball squad took the floor of the Donald S. Weeks Gymnasium with the fourth different starting line-up in as many games in a search for consistent play. That search went unfulfilled, as the visiting Lady Vikings took advantage of Columbia City errors to put together runs and take a four-game 25-12, 25-21, 23-25 and 25-16 win Thursday night.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The City of Columbia City was the winner of the Whitley County Family YMCAâ€™s Corporate Challenge for the second year. This yearâ€™s corporate challenge had five teams, and each week the teams participated in a different activity, including basketball, soccer, pickleball, kickball, mini golf, euchre and more.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Another Republican Caucus has been scheduled concerning the Whitley County Auditor Office. As of Tuesday, general election candidate and former Whitley County Auditor Jennifer McGuire, submitted the necessary documentation to remove her name from the Nov. 4 election.
EO-CEDARVILLE â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s girls golf team suffered a difficult loss to Leo Thursday at Cedar Creek Golf Course. Though the Lady Eagles posted a strong score at 185, the undefeated Leo squad came away with the win with a score of 178. The Lady Lions, 14-0, are state-ranked.
Charles Hill, formerly of South Bend, passed Sept. 9, 2014, at The Oaks Nursing Home in Columbia City.
He is survived by his daughter, Janice (Robert) Barkley of Loon Lake, Columbia City.
A celebration of his life will be at their home Sunday, Sept. 21, from 1 to 4 p.m.
For arrangements and further information contact DeMoney Grimes, a Life Story Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City.
Visit www.demoneygrimes.com to send family condolences or sign the guest register book.
April 13, 1960 â€” July 24, 2014
Sarah Anne Foote Salas, 54, passed away in her sleep, July 24, 2014, in Cicero, Ill. She was born in Churubusco at Blue Lake.
She is survived by sons, Roberto and Carlos (Rebecca) Salas; one grand-daughter, Izellah Salas; and her brother, Mark (Darlene) Foote, of South Whitley.
Sarah was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Foote and Rosalie Foote Tuttle, her sisters, Rosalie Foote Twaits and Caroline, and brothers, Kim and Victor Foote.
CHURUBUSCO â€” More than 100 local residents gathered together at PNC Bank and K&K Video parking lots for the Churubusco Block Party and Karaoke Contest Saturday evening. The definitive highlight of the night was karaoke contest winner Molly Blake with her rendition of Dolly Partonâ€™s â€śI Will Always Love You,â€ť winning her a $75 cash prize and the title of 1st place in the adult karaoke category. A cash prize of $50 and the second place title went to Lisa Waterman and Tim Holmes, with third place and $25 going to Denise Fulton.
The railroad tracks on SR 9 north of SR14 is blocked by a train. The train has a mechanical problem and will be there for some time.
Mayor Daniel said the blockage could be expected to last at least until 11 a.m. before it is clear to pass.
Other area crossing are being affected as well. WCCS recently sent out calls that Little Turtle area buses are running late due to blocks at Washington Meridian 14 and 150.
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