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October 26th

Wright named ’11 United Way chair

October 26, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Robin Wright has been named to chair the 2011 fund raising campaign for United Way of Whitley County.
John Black, executive director of the local United Way, made the announcement this week.
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Completely petable

October 26, 2011

Beth Wood, of Indiana Wild, visited Mary Raber Elementary School Friday with her “friends” including an opossum. Maeson Young, second grade student, wasn’t sure she wanted to pet the opossum but eventually did. Other animals shown were a North American alligator, chocolate-striped skunk, rabbit, a hissing cockroach and a fruit bat. The students have been studying about bats and the visit tied in well. For more information go to www.indianawild.org.

New WCSD deputy on duty Sunday

October 26, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department is welcoming a new deputy to the force.
Though he was hired several weeks ago, Brandon Smith will go on duty Sunday.
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October 25th

Local musicians form a band that was ‘Years’ in the making

October 25, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — A pair of Columbia City natives make up one half of an indie rock band that, with a little financial help, is hoping to make a big splash in the music business for “years” to come.
The band, called years, is making an album and has planned a fundraiser to get the final financing in place.
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October 24th

New Parkview Whitley Hospital welcomes firstborn

October 24, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Ran-dall Carpenter, MD, made local history at Parkview Whitley Hospital by delivering the last baby born at the old hospital Oct. 17, and the first baby born in the new hospital four days later on Oct. 21, just a day after the hospital officially opened.
Parkview Whitley Hospital’s first baby to be born in the new facility is Alexander Dean Crampton, born to Barbara Gideon and Christian Crampton, of Columbia City.
Alexander, who was born at 11:14 a.m. on Friday, weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces at birth, and was 19 inches long.

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October 22nd

Whitko board hears principals’ reports

October 22, 2011

PIERCETON — Six third-grade students from South Whitley Elementary School (SWES) who participated in the school’s swim program at the Whitley County Family YMCA, proudly led the Pledge of Allegiance at the Whitko Community School Corporation (WCSC) board of directors meeting this week.
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Parkview Whitley officially opens

October 22, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The transfer of 21 patients Thursday from Parkview Whitley Hospital’s former Oak Street address to the hospital’s new facility at the corner of Ind. 205 and U.S. 30 was highlighted with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, the blessing of the new hospital and the transfer of the chapel Bible from the old facility.
The events marked the official opening of the hospital and the beginning of a new era in health care for Whitley County, according to a hospital officials. 
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Drug deal suspect caught in Kosciusko County

October 22, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — A Warsaw man was arrested Wednesday by a Kosciusko County sheriff’s deputy on an outstanding Whitley County warrant for dealing marijuana.
Robert William Hersha, 50, 522 E. CR 200 N., Warsaw, was taken into custody at 10:49 a.m. Wednesday for the class D felony.
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Police warn of dangers in the woods from discarded methamphetamine trash

October 22, 2011

FORT WAYNE — With hunting season in full swing throughout Indiana, Indiana State Police are warning hunters to be on the lookout for trash left behind by those who have manufactured methamphetamine.
The Indiana State Police Meth Suppression Section issued a reminder to citizens that this trash may contain chemicals that are toxic, flammable, corrosive and acidic.
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October 20th

Moving in at Parkview Whitley

October 20, 2011

Virginia Allard is transported into Parkview Whitley Hospital’s new facility at 1260 E. Ind. 205 this morning by Huntington Paramedic Brian Miller. Allard’s transfer was part of the hospital’s official opening. The transfer of patients on the scheduled opening date culminates months of preparations for the occupation of Parkview Health System’s 165,000-square-foot, $42 million hospital.
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Check out Friday's edition of The Post and Mail for a photo of the ribbon cutting.

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