COLUMBIA CITY â€“ Mike's Barber Shop, located at 204 E. Van Buren St., is sending best wishes during the holiday season.
"Wishing all our friends and neighbors a VERY Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year," says Mike Biddle.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€“ Dennis G. Norris and the staff at Merritt L. Norris Insurance offers "season's greetings" to all.
Proud to be affiliated as an Independent Insurance Agent, Merritt L. Norris Insurance, located at 307 N. State St. in South Whitley can be reached at 260 723-4722. For more information, you may go to the business website at www.mlninsurance.com
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all!
Kosciusko County Sheriffâ€™s Detectives have released more information and names that are related to the shooting incident that occurred last night near the Barbee Lake Chain south of North Webster.
COLUMBIA CITY â€“ Family and friends make the holidays, and Hoslers TV & Appliance, 124 N. Main St., is the place to purchase your next appliance to make the holidays even brighter.
Whether it's home entertainment or something to make cooking or laundry easier, Hoslers has suggestions to meet any budget and any need.
"We wish you all the happiest of holidays," note the friendly folks at Hoslers. "Enjoy your time with family and friends."
Hoslers can be reached at 260 244-7106 and is a proud retailer of Crosley, Toshiba, Amana, Whirlpool and Maytag products for the home.
COLUMBIA CITY â€“ Teghtmeyer Ace Hardware, 200 Diplomat Drive, is the place to make a list for holiday giving â€“ but Ace employees are making a list of their own.
"We're make a list and would like to thank all our customers for being so loyal throughout the year. We wish you all a very Merry Christmas," Ace staffers say.
In addition to all your hardware needs boosted by helpful, hardware folks, Teghtmeyer Ace Hardware also offers UPS shipping, window and screen repair, and a variety of other important and useful services for home owners and businesses.
COLUMBIA CITY â€“ The friendly, attentive staff at J&J Insurance Solutions wishes good cheer to all during the holidays and throughout the coming New Year.
"We hope 2014 treats you as well as you've treated us this past year," note J&J's June Keiser, Jacie Worrick, Lorie Asfour and Linda Melvin. "Thanks for your kind and loyal patronage. Please accept our sincere best wishes for a happy and successful year ahead!"
The award-winning team at J&J Insurance Solutions is located at 155 Diplomat Drive in Columbia City and can be reached at 260 244-6174.
Rista Jane MacDonald, 72, of Warsaw, died at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, at the home of her mother, Juanita Krider, where she had been staying for the last two years due to failing health.
She was born Oct. 7, 1941, in Wolf Lake, a daughter of Clyde LeRoy and Juanita J. (Friend) Krider Sr.
Her formative years were spent in Collins. She graduated from Churubusco High School.
In 1953, she began working at Rogers as a meat cutter, retiring from Kroger in 2003.
Sue Rose Grossman Marker, 74, formerly of South Whitley, died at 1:53 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, Huntington, where she had been a resident since April 2003.
In 2000, she became a resident at Peabody Home in North Manchester.
She was born March 18, 1939, in Allen County, a daughter of William Byron and Marian Emelyn (Enos) Bollinger.
A lifelong resident of South Whitley until 2000, she graduated from South Whitley High School and Manchester College.
On Sept. 27, 1958, she was united in marriage to David E. Grossman. Mr. Grossman died Aug. 11, 1989.
Joyce M. Bair, 90, of Fort Wayne, died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at The Oaks, Columbia City.
Born Oct. 9, 1923, in Fort Wayne, she was a daughter of the late J.W. Hiscutt and Edith Gilbert.
She was a cosmetologist, electrologist and electro pigmentation practitioner. She was a member of Gethsemaine Luthearn Church.
Surviving relatives include her niece, Brenda Bogess of Churubusco; brothers, Frank C. Hiscutt of Fort Wayne and Judson A. Hiscutt of Largo, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Leo E. Bair.
CHURUBUSCO â€” Leadership Whitley County (LWC) traveled to C & A Tool in Churubusco for its November session focusing on diversity and inclusion.
The morning kicked-off with a trust activity involving blindfolds and specific activities.
This icebreaker provided an opportunity for class members to reconnect, build trust among each other and recognize non-verbal cues.
Following a debriefing of the exercise, LWC participants provided informative reports on their county tour experience conducted in October.