CAPE CANAVERAL â€” As the world watched history unfold with the swan song Space Shuttle voyage recently, one local woman, whoâ€™d been a part of the monumental program since its inaugural flight nearly three decades ago, witnessed the closing of a chapter in her life she will not soon forget.
For 28 years a Columbia City native has worked in the shuttle program. Dawn (Smith) Meyer graduated from Columbia City Joint High School in 1978.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The second man connected with the death of a local woman in a meth explosion will serve 16 years in jail.
Wade Burns, 22, was sentenced Monday to six years for reckless homicide and received 12 years, two of those suspended, for attempting to manufacture methamphetamine.
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Musicians Shade Jonze (Henry Phillips) and Shannon Persinger, known as Shade and Shannon, perform at the gazebo in South Whitley as part of an ongoing performing arts program in South Whitley sponsored by the South Whitley Public Library and the Whitley County Community Foundation. The duet entertained a modest crowd on the lawn in front of the gazebo despite challenging temperatures near 90 degrees with country and western favorites by artists such as Johnny Cash, Roger Miller and Willie Nelson.