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September 19th

Lochner-Goff initial hearing continued

September 19, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The initial hearing for former Whitley County Chamber of Commerce President Sara Lochner-Goff scheduled for Monday in Whitley County Superior Court has been continued.
According to a superior court official, the initial hearing has been rescheduled for Sept. 27 at 11 a.m. in the same court.
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Old downtown newspaper building set for renovation by local law firm

September 19, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY – The downtown landmark building may be 100 years old, but it’s getting a new lease on life.
Local law firm Myers, Tison, Hockemeyer & McNagny, LLP will be renovating and moving into the historic and former Post & Mail newspaper building, located at 116 N. Chauncey St., directly across the street from the post office.
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Jeep Jam slated for Oct. 8

September 19, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY — With the sixth-annual off-road Jeep Jam slated for Oct. 8 at the residence of Tom and Pam Kessie, Tom Kessie updated the South Whitley Town Council on the popular event at the board’s regular meeting this week.
“Every fall, my family hosts an Indiana Disabled Veterans Benefit at our place on Whitley Road and it’s a jeep benefit,” Kessie said.
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S. Whitley updated on sewer project

September 19, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY — With Phase II of the waste water treatment facility project quickly approaching, project manager David Harvey with Fleis and Vandenbrink provided a schedule update at this week’s meeting of the South Whitley Town Council
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Years later, Winter the dolphin’s story still inspires, helps

September 19, 2011

Editor’s note: Columbia City resident Katrina Simpkins, age 12, the daughter of Patrick and Maria Simpkins, is the direct inspiration for “Dolphin Tale,” a major motion picture opening Friday, Sept. 23 across the nation – and at Bones Theater in Columbia City. Florida newspaper reporter John Barry has written extensively about the cathartic, inspiring relationship between Katrina and Winter, a dolphin with a prosthetic tail. Readers will become more aware of this special family film – and its Northeastern Indiana connection – as publicity for the movie accelerates in coming days.
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Farewell event marks PWH’s relocation to new facility

September 19, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Hundreds of people said “goodbye” to Parkview Whitley Hospital Wednesday afternoon.
The building that has seen both joy and sorrow for 60 years will be vacated as medical personnel next month move into a brand-new hospital on the southeast corner of U.S. 30 and Ind. 205 in Columbia City.
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Web business a delight for Ruth Malone, age 83

September 19, 2011

TRI-LAKES — For a self-proclaimed high school drop-out, she sure has done well.
Ruth Malone, 83, of Tri-Lakes, didn’t have a computer until three years ago. Now she’s computer savvy – and owns her own on-line business.
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CCPD radio upgrade progressing

September 19, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY – While nothing has yet been finalized, steps were taken this week by Columbia City Common Council to advance upgrades to the police department’s radio communication.
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September 15th

3 detained suspected of armed robbery near dam

September 15, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY — Three suspects were detained Wednesday after a reported armed robbery near the Collamer Dam – allegedly stemming from an aborted transaction involving the sale of a CD player and amplifier.
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Columbia City took lead with golf carts; countywide ordinance now enacted

September 15, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — In 2009, a couple moved to Columbia City from their home in Warsaw. In June of that year they questioned Columbia City City Council regarding use of a golf cart as transportation – something they were allowed to do in the mobile home park from which they moved.
At the time however, state law prohibited golf carts on public roadways.
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