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October 25th, 2011

Phyllis Holloway, 73

October 25, 2011

Phyllis A. Holloway, 73, a resident of Fort Wayne and formerly of Blue Lake near Churubusco, passed away at her home and was found on Friday afternoon, Oct. 21, 2011.
She had been in declining health for some time, but her death was unexpected.
Mrs. Holloway was born in Fort Wayne Nov. 4, 1937, a daughter of Robert and Hazel (Lopshire) Claymiller, and spent her formative years there.
On July 10, 1964, she was married in Fort Wayne to John E. Holloway.
The couple lived there for a period, and had lived at Blue Lake near Churubusco for 10 years, returning to Fort Wayne in 1986.

Frederick Schrader, 90

October 25, 2011

Frederick D. Schrader, 90, of Columbia City, passed away at 7 a.m. Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, at Parkview Whitley Hospital, Columbia City.
Born on July 9, 1921 in Columbia City he was the son of Raymond Earl and Francis Marie (Nei) Schrader.
He served in the US Army Air Force during World War II. He was married to Mary C. Combs on Sept. 5, 1964, by Pastor Marion Shroyer in Columbia City.
He was a farmer and was a foreman and planner for General Electric, Fort Wayne.
His memberships included the American Legion Post #98 and Eagles Lodge #1906 both of Columbia City.

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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Lady Eagles face season-ending loss

October 24, 2011

CARROLL — Columbia City girls’ volleyball team headed to Carroll High School Saturday to face East Noble in the second round of sectional play. The Lady Eagles were handed an unfortunate, season-ending lost to the Lady Knights, 3-1.
Columbia City was trailing East Noble in much of the first game until it took the momentum and an 18-15 lead.
Samara Qureshi took the serve and didn’t relinquish it until Columbia City had scored five-straight points to make it 20-18.

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Whitko, Roush advance to state

October 24, 2011

FORT WAYNE — Whitko’s boys cross country team seemed a little out of place at the awards ceremony Saturday at New Haven’s semi-state meet.
Barefooted and surrounded by big-town schools like Mishawaka, Marion, South Bend St. Joseph, Carroll, Warsaw and Snider, the Wildcats took the podium for their first ever sixth-place finish, good enough for a trip to the state meet.
Taking the trip to Terre Haute with them will be Columbia City’s Samantha Roush, who placed second individually.

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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 21st

Fourth-quarter spark keeps ’Cats season alive

October 21, 2011

FORT WAYNE — Intensity. The key factor that nearly ended Whitko’s season Friday night in the first three quarters against Concordia.
The fourth quarter was a different story. A 34-yard field goal kick by Jake Nissley and an inspired defense led the Wildcats to a 18-15 win in the first round of sectionals.

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