Debris detours families paying respects
COLUMBIA CITY — Preparations were made Friday to ready downtown Columbia City for the Veterans Day Marathon, which will be held today.While the city put on a polished image for the event, another part of the county was somewhat disarrayed.Several community members visited South Park Cemetery during the past two days to pay respects to family members and veterans laid to rest.However, piles of tree branches, stumps and logs covered the lawn, impeding some visitors from accessing the monuments of their loved ones.To read the rest of this story, see the Nov. 9-10 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.