Archive - Mar 30, 2011 - News Article
COLUMBIA CITY â Linbeth Doggendorfâs voice was barely audible as she gushed about the daughter she lost more than a year ago.
Her testimony could barely be heard in a courtroom with bad acoustics, compounded by her soft-spoken nature and muffled further by the sobs of friends and family.
âItâs turned our world upside down,â she said. âNothing is the same. Everythingâs not right anymore.â
COLUMBIA CITY â A second arrest was made this week in connection with the explosion of a suspected meth lab in a rural Whitley County mobile home park that killed a woman in December of last year.
Joshua B. Angus, 25, of Fort Wayne was arrested and charged Monday with four counts stemming from the Dec. 3, 2010 explosion that killed 24-year-old Alecia Stine at Miami Village Trailer Park on Old Trail Road east of Columbia City.
A second man, Wade Burns, was charged in February.
COESSE â For someone who bets on horses, the odds of twin foals being born alive and healthy to a healthy mare are staggeringly slim. Most websites say 1 in 10,000 are twin pregnancies and only 9 percent of those are carried to term.
But in Coesseâs Conley and Koontz Equine Hospital, a 16-year-old Paint/Pinto mare named Lilâ Miss Boutique, âTiki,â beat those odds, delivering a colt and a filly over the weekend.