Archive - Apr 13, 2011 - News Article
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A former South Whitley man arrested Feb. 28 on drug charges has pleaded guilty to several of the charges in Whitley County Circuit Court.
Isaiah A. Neer, 28, appeared in Whitley County Circuit Court before Judge James Heuer on Monday.
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COLUMBIA CITY â€” The Columbia City Common Council watched a video at its regular meeting Tuesday night.
The five-person panel watched while Street Superintendent Kelly Cearbaugh showed a slasher film of sorts, video of a root cutter cleaning the inside of a sewer pipe.
â€śIt de-scales the inside of the pipe without hurting the pipe,â€ť said Cearbaugh as he directed the video from the podium of the City Hall council chambers.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The table in the Whitley County Government Centerâ€™s board room was full Tuesday morning in a rare joint meeting of the Whitley County Council and county Board of Commissioners.
The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the local Emergency Medical Service, which is a joint venture of both the county and Parkview Whitley Hospital.
The county, which helps subsidize the hospitalâ€™s operation of the EMS, is investigating several options for the upcoming years.
Columbia City â€“ The Whitley County Republican Party will host a Republican Mayoral Candidate Forum at its monthly breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at CC Deli in downtown Columbia City. Three candidates have filed for Mayor in the Primary Election on May 3 â€” Don Sexton, Ryan Daniel and Gary Parrett. All three candidates will be on hand to answer questions from the audience and discuss their platform for the position. Cost is $5 per person and includes coffee and breakfast. For more information, please contact Jim Banks at 260-579-5828.