LEITERS FORD —Three persons were arrested by the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department and Indiana State Police today, Feb. 1, on drug related charges. Following a one-month investigation by the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department, a search warrant was served today, Feb. 1, in the 4500 block of north Bowen … Read More
Former Leiters Ford resident, Alpha Rose Cissna, 75, was surrounded by her loving family when she passed at 10:53 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 at her daughter’s home in Logansport. On July 24, 1941, Alpha was born. She was the cherished daughter of Fred D. and Rose Zora Jones. … Read More
Mrs. Loretta M. Strayer, 91, Leiters Ford, passed away at 11:40 p.m. Saturday, June 4, 2016, at Pulaski Health Care Center of Winamac. On Feb. 3, 1925, Loretta Marie was born in Morehead, Ky., a cherished daughter of Fred and Florence Conn Fultz. Born at home and anxiously … Read More
By SHIRLEY WILLARD Historian, Fulton County Historical Society DELPHI — “Boom then bust,” that’s what happened to canals in Indiana after the Civil War. “Boom and no bust” was true for the emerging railroads. “Simply stated, the railroads took the shipping and passenger business away from the country’s canals,” … Read More
Mr. Robert Wayne Smith, 84, of Leiters Ford passed away at 8:40 a.m. on Saturday, May 30, 2015, at Community Howard Regional Health of Kokomo. On Jan. 7, 1931, Bob was born near Leiters Ford to Grover and Chloe Ball Smith. Growing up he shared his childhood with … Read More
Robert W. Smith, 84, Leiter’s Ford, passed away at 8:40 a.m. Saturday, May 30, 2015, at Community Howard Hospital, Kokomo. Arrangements are pending at the Good Family Funeral Home, Rochester.
Ruth A. Bowersox 80, Rochester, and longtime time Leiters Ford, resident, passed away at 7:57 p.m. Sunday May 24, 2015, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. She was born on Dec. 12, 1934 in Fulton County, the daughter of James and Goldia (Garland) Calhoun. In 1952 at … Read More
LEITERS FORD, Ind. – Indiana State Police are investigating an incident early Sunday morning that has claimed the life of a Rochester man. According to a press release, at approximately 1:44 a.m. Sunday, officers from the Indiana State Police and the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department responded to the Leiters … Read More