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Archive - Nov 2011

November 22nd

Thanksgiving holiday will alter recycling pickup

November 22, 2011

The curbside recycling program for Whitley County will be adjusted due to the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. Whitley Environmental will not be running on Thursday Nov. 24 and will run one day behind. Thursday recycling will be picked up on Friday and Friday recycling will be picked up on Saturday, according to officials.

Area school administrator busted for possessing and dealing drugs

November 22, 2011

FORT WAYNE - A female Fort Wayne Community Schools assistant principal was arrested for dealing and possession of drugs after police found multiple pounds of marijuana, paraphernalia and cocaine in her Millennium Crossing home Monday.

A joint investigation between the Fort Wayne Police Department Vice and Narcotics Division and the Illinois State Police led to the arrest of Shadwaynn Curry, 41, also known as Shadwynn "Mikki" White.

State Police: Drunk checks Wednesday in Whitley

November 22, 2011

State Police to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint

In Whitley County

Whitley County, IN-The Fort Wayne District of the Indiana State Police will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in Whitley County during the late evening hours on Wednesday, November 23rd and continuing into the early morning hours of Thursday, November 24th. In an effort to reduce the number of alcohol-related automobile crashes, the sobriety checkpoint will target the impaired driver and will be utilized in an area identified as having a high number of alcohol related crashes.

Start planning now: Black Friday bargains revealed in Post & Mail

November 22, 2011

Money-saving door-buster sales – and thousands of discounted merchandise items – are revealed in the Tuesday and Wednesday editions of The Post & Mail, Whitley County's news center.

Nearly two dozen pre-printed advertising circulars from area retailers are inserted in The Post & Mail Tuesday and Wednesday, including the hyper-local "Whitley County Thanksgiving Shopping Guide."

In addition, the newspaper's pages are full of local advertising bargains to help your family stretch its household – and gift-giving – budgets for the holidays.

November 21st

Regional man pleads guilty in Unemployment Insurance fraud case

November 21, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS – 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.

Child air-lifted in Monday afternoon crash

November 21, 2011

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.
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Congressman Stutzman gets schooled at Churubusco

November 21, 2011

CHURUBUSCO - Earlier this semester Representative Marlin Stutzman, of Indiana’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 Stutzman’s visit served as a culminating event concluding a three week project in which students in Mr. Ben Jagger’s personal finance class researched the national economy and developed realistic plans and strategies for reducing national debt.

Top regional priorities unveiled, Northeast Indiana on track for 2020

November 21, 2011

FORT WAYNE – 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.

Whitley County business honored as “Innovator of the Year”

November 21, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (November 21, 2011) – 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 “Innovator of the Year” in the Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly’s 2011 Innovation Awards.

“This recognition is a significant milestone in our company’s journey,” said Brian Kyler, “We 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.”

South Whitley one of 13 Indiana industrial sites that score state designation for speedier development

November 21, 2011

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.

PORTLAND ­— Churubusco’s wrestling team took second place in a 17-team field at Saturday’s East...
COLUMBIA CITY — Minor league baseball is alive and well in Fort Wayne. So says John Nolan, the on-...
COLUMBIA CITY — Midway through the third quarter, Columbia City’s Brachen Hazen had 10 rebounds....

 

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