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May 3rd

Voter turnout steady in Columbia City

May 3, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — by 11 a.m. today, Whitley County Clerk of Courts Debbie Beers described voter turnout as steady throughout nine precincts tallied in four voting locations.
"The absentee voting was very, very light," she said, reporting 185 votes in through mail-in and walk-in absentee voting.
Columbia City residents are voting for the Republican candidate for mayor between Don Sexton, Ryan Daniel and Gary Parrett.
The winner of the election today will square off against unopposed Democrat Cathy Heritier in November.
Polls close at 6 p.m.

May 2nd

Double vision X 2

May 2, 2011

Veterinarians at the Conley & Koontz Equine Hospital may be thinking about having the water tested, as the rare birthing of twin foals has happened again. Wednesday around 10 p.m., a mare named “Hooker,” owned by the Herbster family of Middlebury, delivered a colt and a filly.

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EMS plan comes to county

May 2, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — An alternative plan to the current Whitley County Emergency Medical Service program was scheduled for discussion today by the Whitley County Board of Commissioners and Tuesday at the regular meeting of the county council.
According to Commissioner Don Amber, Consultant Jim Freeman will provide data and specifications for an EMS service that would become 100 percent under the county’s control.
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Judge, soldier reminds citizens to be vigilant

May 2, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The news today that longtime enemy of the United States, al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was felled by an American bullet to the head in a special operations raid in Pakistan drew reactions from Indiana lawmakers and local veterans.
“There’s the old expression, ‘you can run, but you’ll only die tired,’” said Superior Court Judge Doug Fahl this morning.
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Long road back: Reserve officer nearly killed a year ago cherishes life

May 2, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Sheriff reserve officer Adam Schrader sped toward a possible suicide, his last thoughts, gone now forever, were likely of the sense of urgency to get to the scene and prevent a tragedy.
His next conscious thought came weeks later with both his skull and his shoulder crushed.
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