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Deadline nears for Christmas donations

November 22, 2010

The Christmas Bureau, which served the community for decades, ended last year with the job of providing food for the needy at Christmas-time being turned over to two entities this year: Whitley County Salvation Army and Eagle Quest Church.
The two groups are now working diligently to gather donations for food for those families in need.
The Whitley County Community Foundation has promised to match up to $2,500 of donations which makes each donation given by the community worth double.

Man faces multiple charges

November 22, 2010

The Columbia City man arrested by the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department last week on several drug-related charges was in court Monday morning.
Wayne Lynn Weaver, 40, faces one count each of dealing in and manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, paraphernalia and controlled substances as well as failure to comply.
Weaver is also accused of possession of two or more precursors with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine.
Weaver was in Whitley County Circuit Court on Monday for an initial hearing.

Two arrested after weekend domestic disputes

November 22, 2010

A Whitley County man and one from Wabash are both being charged with several counts related to domestic disturbances over the weekend.
Anthony A. Omelian, 23 of Churubusco and Darrell W. Grizzle of Wabash were charged a variety of crimes in two separate incidents.
Omelian was arrested by the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department on Friday following a reported fight in a Churubusco trailer park.
Police were called to 6755 E. U.S. 33 and were told that the male of half of a domestic disturbance had left the scene of a physical fight on foot.

Aging water lines concern superintendent

November 22, 2010

COLUMBIA CITY — For Mike Dear and the rest of Columbia City’s water department, ensuring residents have safe water to drink is pretty much a “round-the-clock” job.
Dear reported to the city’s Board of Works and Safety on Friday and told the three-man board that the town is facing the same problem that many municipalities in the country are dealing with — breaks in half-century-old water mains.
“It’s a problem that’s hitting the whole country,” Dear said. “The cast (iron) from the ’50s and ’60s is just breaking.”

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