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November 21st

Mildred Wagner, 99

November 21, 2011

Mildred Wagner, 99
Dec. 9, 1911 — 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.

Bragging rights for trophy bucks encouraged; snap photos and submit

November 21, 2011

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 sports@thepostandmail.com

Whitko falls to Elkhart, 52-28

November 21, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY — 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 team’s effort.
“That’s the absolute best they could’ve played,” Bradley said.

November 20th

Black Friday shopping bargains will appear in your copy of The Post & Mail Tuesday and Wednesday

November 20, 2011

The day-after-Thanksgiving "Black Friday" marketing push by Whitley County-area businesses begins in earnest Tuesday and Wednesday in The Post & Mail newspaper.
A total of 19 pre-printed advertising supplements – including the hyper-local Thanksgiving Gift Guide – will be inserted in the Tuesday and Wednesday Post & Mail.
Additionally, local advertising bargains will appear throughout the news pages of both publications.
Responding to local advertising will boost your family's budget and get your holiday shopping off on the right foot, local experts agree.

Farm Bureau survey shows that classic Thanksgiving dinner costs more in 2011

November 20, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS – The retail cost of menu items for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner including turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie and all the usual trimmings increased by nearly 8 percent this year, according to an informal survey of grocery store prices conducted by Indiana Farm Bureau.

November 18th

Local Toys For Tots supporters record TV program

November 19, 2011

FORT WAYNE — A contingent made up of military veterans and Toys For Tots officials from Whitley County met last week at the Allen County Library to air a show on Access 21.
Locally, the program has been around nearly 20 years.
Last year, the Whitley County Toys For Tots program helped almost 600 children who otherwise, according to the press release, “would not have had a Christmas.”
The show recorded by the local group will air at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 25 on Comcast 57 and Frontier 27, and again on Nov. 28 on those same channels.

Lady Eagles fall to Fairfield, 44-23

November 19, 2011

GOSHEN — On the heels of the team’s first win, the Lady Eagles came into their first Northeast Corner Conference hoping to start out on top.
But Fairfield’s pressure was too much for Churubusco, forcing a 44-23 loss.
Churubusco didn’t score until 4:30 ran off the clock in the first quarter with a set of free throws by Haleigh Gross.
’Busco’s scorers became more diverse in the second quarter, with baskets by Lacey Pulley, Heather Monk, Morgan Young and another pair of free throws by Gross.
Gross was 6-for-7 from the stripe in the first half.

Change in electric rates coming for Columbia City

November 18, 2011

On Jan. 12, 2012, the Indiana Municipal Power Agency (IMPA) is anticipated to change its energy cost adjustment rates.
The city of Columbia City will file with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC), for its approval, a change in its schedule of rates for electricity sold to reflect the change in the cost of power from IMPA together with the reconciliation of electric costs and revenues from prior periods.
Upon approval from the IURC, a change per kilowatt hour is expected to be approximately:
• R: $0.001406 / Kwh
• RH: $0.001276 / Kwh
• GS: $0.000829 / Kwh

Rylie Powell, 4

November 18, 2011

Rylie Ann Powell, 4, of Larwill, passed away at 9:20 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011, at Riley Children’s Hospital, Indianapolis.
Born Dec. 14, 2006 in Columbia City, she was the daughter of Paul Powell, Jr. and Amber Waybright. She lived her entire lifetime in Larwill.

Robert Teusch, 81

November 18, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Robert E. Teusch, 81, of rural Columbia City, died at 7:35 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011 at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne where he was admitted Nov. 9.
He was born Dec. 20, 1929, in Huntington County, a son of Edward J. and Odelia (Ness) Teusch.
His formative years were spent in Jefferson Township and Union Township. He graduated from Jefferson Center School.
From Feb. 7, 1951, until Jan. 8, 1953, he served in the U.S. Army.
On Jan. 21, 1956, he was united in marriage to Marilee J. Miller.

CHURUBUSCO — Whitko’s boys tennis team took the 25-mile trip north on Ind. 205 to take on county-...
HUNTERTOWN — Columbia City’s boys soccer team fell 5-0 to Northeast Hoosier Conference foe Carroll...
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