Archive - Nov 21, 2011
INDIANAPOLIS â€“ Henry Torres of Cass County plead guilty Thursday to theft in connection with fraudulently collecting unemployment insurance. Torres purposefully defrauded the system by collecting unemployment insurance benefits while employed.
COLUMBIA CITY - A three to four year old boy was seriously injured Monday afternoon in a single vehicle accident. The boy was air-lifted to a hospital in Fort Wayne and the driver, his mother, was transported by ambulance to Parkview Whitley with serious injuries.
According to Whitley County Sheriff's Deputy Scott Schmidt, the child was in the front seat, possibly causing more injury than if the car seat had been placed in the back.
ďżĽďżĽCHURUBUSCO - Earlier this semester Representative Marlin Stutzman, of Indianaâ€™s 3rd Congressional District, paid a visit to Churubusco High School.
Congressman Stutzman listened to and discussed multiple student presentations regarding how to reduce the national debt.
Representative Stutzmanâ€™s visit served as a culminating event concluding a three week project in which students in Mr. Ben Jaggerâ€™s personal finance class researched the national economy and developed realistic plans and strategies for reducing national debt.
FORT WAYNE â€“ A press conference was held Monday at the IPFW Alumni Center by the Regional Opportunities Council, the leadership body for the Vision 2020 initiative, to announce the long-awaited, top priorities established for Northeast Indiana to achieve by the year 2020.
COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (November 21, 2011) â€“ As first reported in the print edition of The Post & Mail, BE Adaptive Equipment LLC (Be Adaptive), a Whitley County business owned by Brian and Renee Kyler, was recently honored as the 2011 â€śInnovator of the Yearâ€ť in the Greater Fort Wayne Business Weeklyâ€™s 2011 Innovation Awards.
â€śThis recognition is a significant milestone in our companyâ€™s journey,â€ť said Brian Kyler, â€śWe never really set out to build a business, so it is an incredible honor to be recognized from among such a strong group of innovative companies.â€ť
INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 21, 2011) - Thirteen sites across Indiana earned the title of 'shovel ready' today, paving the way for businesses to quickly locate new operations on property ready for development.
Mildred Wagner, 99
Dec. 9, 1911 â€” Nov. 18, 2011
Mildred E. Wagner, 99, of Fort Wayne, passed away Friday, Nov. 18, 2011.
Born Dec. 9, 1911 in Fort Wayne, Mildred worked at Magnavox for 32 years, retiring in 1975.
She was a member of Anthony Wayne First Church of God, Pythian Sisters, and Loyal Service Club.
Mildred is survived by her son, David (Patricia) Wagner of La Center, Wash.; daughter, E. Maxine (Henry) Kolb of Albion; 10 grandchildren; many great and great-great-grandchildren; and her cat, Roxy.
DEER CONTEST: The Post & Mail wants to publlish a photo of the biggest deer taken in Whitley County. Send your photo with the weight, name of the hunter, place and date killed and the winner will have their photo published in the sports section of The Post and Mail. Email photos and information to firstname.lastname@example.org
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” There are plenty of teams that would be disappointed with a 24-point loss.
Whitko Girls Head Coach Brandon Bradley, on the other hand, is content with the way the team played against a tough Elkhart Memorial Saturday.
Though the 52-28 loss may appear bad, the Lady Wildcats lost to the Lady Chargers by 46 points last season (79-33).
Bradley is happy with the teamâ€™s effort.
â€śThatâ€™s the absolute best they couldâ€™ve played,â€ť Bradley said.