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Mayor: Departments shine during outage

July 28, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY – Mayor James Fleck gave high praise to city departments Tuesday regarding their handling of the Saturday, July 2 power outage caused by high winds and heavy storms.
Fleck cited several departments, including water, sewer and electric who performed well during the Fourth of July weekend outage.
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Police get green light to pursue communications upgrade

July 28, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY – Columbia City’s police department is looking to acquire new handheld radios for its police force and it has been given “the green light” by city council to pursue the $180,000 upgrade.
Police Chief Michael Petersen – who also serves as the chairman of the city’s Radio Committee – inquired at Tuesday night’s session of Columbia City’s City Council if the city had an available funding source so the committee can begin the process of planning, budgeting and acquiring the radios.
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ISP’s Lemmon among area ‘top guns’

July 28, 2011

PLAINFIELD — A Whitley County Indiana State Police Trooper is one of four sharp-shooting officers who recently bullseyed their way to first place in ISP’s annual pistol competition, the Putnamville Pistol Match.
Senior Trooper Joel D. Lemmon, a 12-year ISP veteran, joined Master Trooper Jarrod R. Alexander, Senior Trooper Marc D. Leatherman and Trooper John G. Silver at the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in Plainfield Tuesday.
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South Whitley grant given in Statehouse ceremony

July 28, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY — July 13 was a memorable day as town council member Joan Eberhart, along with resident Angela Hoffman, represented the Town of South Whitley in a special ceremony at the Indiana Statehouse.

Armed robbery in Larwill

July 28, 2011

LARWILL — The Whitley County Sheriff Department and Indiana State Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Larwill Deli at U.S. 30 and Ind. 5.
According to police radio traffic, a white male with a silver semi-automatic handgun, ski mask, and a hooded sweatshirt held up the Deli at gunpoint at approximately 10:40 p.m. Wednesday night.
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