ONLY MEMORIES REMAIN: Former Thorncreek School in process of demolition

COLUMBIA CITY — While Thorncreek Township School may have looked the same on the outside as it did 20 years ago, the inside looked like a scene from a scary movie.Walls were knocked down, copper wire was stripped, graffiti covered the walls and many items inside were looted. When David Meinika purchased the old school in 2012, his goal was to clean up the property, which was becoming an eyesore and safety issue to the Thorncreek community. This month, crews began tearing down the building.To read the rest of this story, see the March 21 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.