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October 22nd

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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Churubusco blanks Woodlan, 38-0

October 21, 2011

WOODBURN – Churubusco, Northeast Corner Conference Champions in football, advanced in its opening round of sectional’s Friday, traveling to Woodburn and defeating the Warriors, 38-0.
The game was precisely as lop-sided as it sounds.

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Columbia City falls to Dwenger, again

October 21, 2011

When people look in the record books it will just show that for the sixth year in a row, the Columbia City Eagle football team’s season ended at the hands of Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger 27-10.
What it won’t show is that this was a game that was in doubt late into the fourth quarter.

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Lady ’Cats’ handed season-ending loss

October 21, 2011

NORWELL – Whitko volleyball’s season ended Thursday night as it lost its opening sectional match in three straight games to Eastbrook, 25-8, 25-13, 25-16.
Eastbrook’s Lauren Heeter took advantage of the Lady Wildcats slow start, going on a five-point serving run to make the game one score 7-2.

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’Busco loses momentum, falls to South Adams

October 21, 2011

BERNE — The Churubusco Lady Eagles made the long trip to South Adams to face the hosting Lady Starfires in the opening round of the IHSAA 2A Sectional 36.
The Lady Eagles season came to an end as Churubusco fell to the Starfires in a marathon five-game match.

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Lady Eagles hold on to win game five

October 21, 2011

FORT WAYNE — Columbia City got a late-night rematch with North Side in the first round of sectionals at Carroll on Thursday.
The Lady Eagles faced the Lady Redskins in their first game of the season, losing in five games.
Columbia City returned the favor, winning in five games in a game which didn’t end until nearly 11 p.m.
After winning the first two games, the Lady Eagles found themselves in a fifth game after a two-game North Side rally. Columbia City won the fifth game 17-15 to advance to the sectional semi-final Saturday.

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October 20th

Moving in at Parkview Whitley

October 20, 2011

Virginia Allard is transported into Parkview Whitley Hospital’s new facility at 1260 E. Ind. 205 this morning by Huntington Paramedic Brian Miller. Allard’s transfer was part of the hospital’s official opening. The transfer of patients on the scheduled opening date culminates months of preparations for the occupation of Parkview Health System’s 165,000-square-foot, $42 million hospital.
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Check out Friday's edition of The Post and Mail for a photo of the ribbon cutting.

WCCS attends school board conference

October 20, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS — The annual Indiana School Board Association Conference was held Sept. 26-37 in Indianapolis and several Whitley County Consolidated Schools board members attended.
The board members reported on the conference at their regular session earlier this week.
Board member Deborah Hiss said she found that in comparison to many Indiana schools, Whitley County is ahead of the pack in many areas.
“It’s very impressive to know that we’re doing as much as we are for our students,” Hiss said.
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Mary Raber students get ‘poetic’ lesson

October 20, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY – Poetry came alive at Mary Raber Elementary School Wednesday morning when Valerie Chamness and Joshua Daniels performed verbal acrobatics during a student convocation.
The married couple from Asheville, N.C., visited MRES with their “Poetry Alive,” production. They have traveled around the world and the United States sharing poems in a way that most children and teachers have never witnessed.
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