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DELIVERED GREETINGS: United Oil Corp. says Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

December 24, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY – With warm wishes, the staff at United Oil Corp., located Business 30 East, offers Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all!

Locally owned and operated for 48 years, United Oil Corp., a Marathon company, provides the area with propane, gasoline, heating oil, tank truck service, diesel fuel, motor oils, K-1 kerosene, racing gas, grease and lubricants.

United Oil Corp.'s phone number is 244-6000 or 625-4757. Toll-free 1-888-843-2529.
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SPECIAL GREETINGS: Jerry's Tire Service offers best wishes for safe, happy holidays

December 24, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY – Jerry's Tire Service staffers, 1045 E. Business 30, says a special thank you to all their customers and sincere wishes for a safe and Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year.

Jerry's Tire Service's phone number is 260 244-5927.

MERRY CHRISTMAS! Orizon Real Estate exclaim joy

December 24, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY – Orizon Real Estate's agents and staff all exclaim,"Merry Christmas to all!"

Since 1978, Orizon Real Estate has put the "home" in hometown for many, may local residents.

Happy holidays to all!

WRAPPED WITH A BOW: Troxel Equipment says thanks . . . and Happy Holidays!

December 24, 2014

Troxel Equipment, "Your Solutions Dealer" specializing in famed John Deere products, thanks its customers and wishes all a Merry Christmas and the Happiest of New Years.

With locations in Huntington (located at 4777 W. 500 N; phone 1-888-876-9352), plus Wabash and Bluffton, Troxel Equipment is the premier area dealer for John Deere, Stihl and Honda farm, yard and lawn equipment.

You can email troxel at:
Website is:

Happy holidays!

WELL GROOMED HOLIDAYS: Mike's Barber Shop says customers are 'a cut above'

December 24, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY – Mike's Barber Shop, 204 E. Van Buren St., offers special holiday wishes to his loyal customers – and extends those wishes to all his friends and neighbors!

A very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all!

MERRY CHRISTMAS: Teghtmeyer Ace Hardware offers best wishes from all

December 24, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY – The helpful, hardware folks at Teghtmeyer Ace Hardware, 200 Diplomat Drive (west of Burger King), wish all a great holiday season!

Helping our community with hardware needs since 1960, the helpful Teghtmeyer Ace staff looks forward to serving all throughout 2015 and beyond.

Hours are Monday-Saturday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone number is 260 244-7626.

SCRUMPTIOUS SEASON'S GREETINGS: Krider' Meat Processing says Merry Christmas!

December 24, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY – The friendly staff at Krider's Meat Processing, 735 W. Market St., offers "heartfelt thanks for everyone's kind patronage this past year!"

A very Merry Christmas to all, and to all a Happy New Year too!

Phone number for Krider's Meat Processing is 260 248-8315.

WALL-TO-WALL HAPPINESS: Aumsbaugh Flooring offers holiday wishes

December 24, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY – Aumsbaugh Flooring, 1032 W. Depoy Dr., wishes tidings of comfort and happiness to all this holiday season.

"And thanks to all for doing business with us," note Aumsbaugh staffers.

A CarpetsPlus ColorTile dealer, Aumsbaugh Flooring can be reached by phone at 260 248-8206. Store hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Closed on Sunday.

Our wish: Wall-to-wall happiness for all this holiday season and throughout the coming New Year!

INDOT PREPARES: Christmas Eve snow expected heaviest in Northwest Indiana

December 24, 2014

The Indiana Department of Transportation says maintenance supervisors across the state are monitoring weather forecasts to determine when salt trucks should be deployed as the rain transitions to snow in many areas.

INDOT says because of the rain, pre-treating roads and bridges must be done just before pavement temperatures fall below freezing and snow and ice begin to accumulate. The National Weather Service has issued winter weather advisories for Wednesday afternoon and night covering the Indiana counties roughly north and west of a line between Terre Haute and South Bend.

POLICE SEEK HELP IN FATALITY: 'Busco woman hit by multiple vehicles on U.S. 33

December 24, 2014

FORT WAYNE — Authorities believe a woman may already have been dead by the time a pickup driver called police to report he had struck a body in the roadway.

The Allen County Sheriff's Department says they believe 44-year-old Andrea Danielle Balser, of Churubusco, was apparently hit by multiple vehicles on U.S. 33 about 10 miles northwest of Fort Wayne. The driver of the pickup called police about 3:15 a.m. Wednesday.

Police are asking the public to provide information about what vehicles might have hit the woman. The coroner ruled she died of blunt force trauma.

HOLIDAY GRATITUDE: Churubusco Auto Electric thanks area

December 24, 2014

CHURUBUSCO – Lynn Gross, of Churubusco Auto Electric, 120 W. Washington St., offers "Special thanks to all our customers" year-round – and especially this holiday season.

Honest, dependable service is the hallmark for Churubusco Auto Electric, which specializes in starters, alternators, generators, magneto and battery charger re-manufacturing and repair.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

GREETINGS FROM THE NORTH POLE . . . and from everyone at FarMutual Insurance too!

December 24, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY – "Every member of our team would like to to thank all our many customers for their business . . . and we wish all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year," note the staffers at FarMutual Insurance, 518 Branch Court.

An agent for Grinnell Mutual Insurance, the local insurance branch can be reached at 260 244-5571.

FROM ON HIGH: Yagel Grain Systems sends Christmas Greetings

December 24, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY – Yagel Grain Systems, 550 W. Business 30, heralds the Christmas season from on high.

"North, south, east, west . . . we're sending you our very best," wish personnel from Yagel Grain Systems.

Sales, service and installation . . . call Yagel for all your grain handling equipment and needs! Call 248-2311.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year . . . and sincere thanks and warm wishes!

VIDEO-ALERT • NFL PRO BOWL ANNOUNCED: Broncos pace with 9 players; Colts trot out 5

December 24, 2014

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Pro Bowl roster announced
The 2015 Pro Bowl roster was announced Tuesday. The Broncos led the league with nine players selected, followed by the Cowboys (six), Patriots, Seahawks, Steelers, Eagles and Colts (five each).

CHRISTMAS DAY MOVIE: 'The Interview' will show at Bones Theatre at 3, 6:15 and 9 p.m.

December 24, 2014

Bones Theatre in Columbia City and The Cinema Center in Fort Wayne are among hundreds of movie theaters in the U.S. that plan to show the controversial film "The Interview" after Sony announced the film would have a limited release starting Christmas Day.

Bones Theatre showings of "The Interview" on Christmas Day will be at 3, 6:15 and 9 p.m.

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