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July 8th, 2011

Harold Snyder, 84

July 8, 2011

Harold E. Snyder, 84, of Dayton, Ohio, died Sunday, July 3, 2011 at the VA Medical Center in Dayton.
He was born June 22, 1927 to Otis D.E. and Rosa I. (Ebersole) Snyder in Columbia City.
He graduated from Larwill High School with the Class of 1945.
He joined the U.S. Army, serving in the Korean Conflict from 1945-1947.
Survivors include his daughter, Karen Bandelier of Columbia City; sons, Carl Snyder of Nappanee and John Snyder of Antwerp, Ohio; daughter, Brenda McCormick of Bourbon; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Fair plans heat up

July 8, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County 4-H Fair is approaching quickly (July 15-21) and there are some new events and features planned.
The bleachers in the grandstand are new and completely handicapped-accessible.
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Three local men charged with burglary

July 8, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The pieces fell into place quickly for Columbia City police last week when they were called about a burglary at Simonson Estates.
By the time all was said and done, suspects were identified, apprehended in a car chase, suspect deception was decoded, arrests were made and most of the victim’s stolen property was retrieved from a lake elsewhere in the county.
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EMS the sequel: County officials mull change to hospital’s EMS proposal

July 8, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — In May, Whitley County’s government officials thought the issue of Emergency Medical Services was resolved.
The Board of Commissioners, with the blessing of the majority of county council members, voted 2-1 to enter into a five-year contract with Parkview Whitley Hospital to have the hospital continue to run the county’s ambulance service.
On Wednesday, they got a surprise.
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July 6th

County pipes being replaced without a hitch

July 6, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — After more than a century, the last remnants of the Whitley County courthouse’s original plumbing is being replaced.
According to Courthouse Maintenance Supervisor Dennis Fenker, antique cast iron plumbing pipe is being replaced throughout the 123-year-old structure.
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Quilters' work to benefit ag museum

July 6, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Visitors at the 2011 Whitley County 4-H Fair have a chance to bid on a king-size country quilt.
Members of the Whitley County Country Quilters made individual blocks and then put them all together to make a king-size quilt that will be auctioned off at 6:45 p.m. July 19, at the fairground’s Agriculture Museum.
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Andreas remembered fondly by friends, family

July 6, 2011

TRI-LAKES — Those who knew 17-year-old Tyler Andreas are still in shock today following the news that the honor student and standout athlete died over the holiday weekend as a result of a pre-existing heart condition.
Andreas was unresponsive after he and a 15-year-old female passenger were thrown from a personal watercraft Andreas was driving Saturday afternoon on Shriner Lake, according to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.
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Sandra Sauers, 57

July 6, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Sandra S. Sauers, 57, of Columbia City, died at 2:32 p.m. Sunday, July 3, 2011 at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne where she was admitted on Thursday, June 30.
She was born Jan. 20, 1954 in Columbia City, a daughter of Foy F. and Ruth R. (Witmer) Sauers.
Her formative years were spent in Larwill and she graduated from Columbia City Joint High School.
She made her home at Knapp Lake and Pierceton before returning to Columbia City in 1990.
She was employed at Alcoils, retiring from Colfax with over 20 years of service.

Tyler Andreas, 17

July 6, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Tyler A. Andreas, 17, of Columbia City, died suddenly on Sunday, July 3, 2011 due to a previously unknown heart condition.
He was born Oct. 18, 1993 to William and Michele Andreas.
He had just completed his junior year at Columbia City High School where he was an active student, playing on the football team as a corner back, wide receiver, and running track.
He served as treasurer for both the Key Club and the National Honor Society. He was an academic tutor and loved his community and served as a volunteer for many various charitable events.

Evelyn Short, 84

July 6, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Evelyn Annette Short, 84, of Columbia City, passed away at 7:05 p.m. Sunday, July 3, 2011, at Millers Merry Manor in Columbia City, after a long illness.
A daughter of Hobart Murphy and Zella (Newberry) Murphy, she was born June 3, 1927 in Clinchco, Va.
She spent her formative years in West Virginia.
On Feb. 26, 1949, she married William T. Short in Clintwood, Va. They settled in this community on Sept. 7, 1962.
She worked for Dana Corp. in Churubusco for three years. In 1983 she went to work for Sroufe MFC., in Ligonier retiring in 1988.

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