Archive - Jun 14, 2012 - News Article
COLUMBIA CITY â€”Â Several passengers got stuck at the top of the "Runaway Train" roller coaster at Paiges Crossing Thursday afternoon.
Columbia City's Fire Department along with the Union Township Fire Department and Whitley County Sheriff's Deputy Tony Helfrich were able to safely get the riders off the train.
No injuries were reported, and Tim Summers, owner of Paiges Crossing, said the ride will not be reopened until deemed 100 percent safe.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The council approved an amendment to the Traffic Ordinance at its meeting Tuesday.
At the Common Council of Columbia Cityâ€™s meeting in May, Kelly Cearbaugh, the Columbia City street superintendent, requested an amendment to chapter 75 of the cityâ€™s Traffic Ordinance.
Mayor Ryan Daniel reminded the council that this was an amendment â€śto kind of go through and change different things.â€ť
The amendment regarded two-way stop intersections, one-way stop intersections, yield right-of-way intersections and speed limits.
Ice cream social
The Cleveland Township Fire Department will host its annual ice cream social Saturday at 4 p.m. The event will take place at the Cleveland Township Fire Department and will feature homemade ice cream, hamburgers and desserts. For more information contact Steve Weber at 479-8486 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Columbia City High School class of 1943, will have a reunion at Big Gâ€™s restaurant Saturday at noon.
Editorâ€™s note: The following is the second of a four part series in honor of Fatherâ€™s Day.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” As the director of Eagle Tech Academy (ETA), Brady Mullett has a lot on his plate.
Some might remember Mullett as a student in the very halls in which, as an adult, he now works. Born and raised in Columbia City, Mullett attend middle school in the Marshall building.
Now Mullett is a father to Emily, eight, Daniel, six, Allison, four and Isabelle, one.
Skyler Tucker, left, sprays his cousin, Zoey Egner, right, with a water bottle Tuesday at Columbia City's Splash Pad in Morsches Park.