Archive - May 21, 2012
KENDALLVILLE â Churubuscoâs boys golf team placed an impressive fourth out of 11 teams in the Northeast Corner Conference Golf Tournament Saturday at Noble Hawk Golf Links in Kendallville.
The Eaglesâ score of 333 was just behind third-place Lakeland, second-place Angola and NECC Champion Fairfield, which shot a course blistering 304.
âBusco freshman Beau Barkley waited until conference to shoot his best round of the season, firing an impressive three over par (74). The highlight of the day was Barkleyâs second shot on hole No.3.
COLUMBIA CITY ÂÂ Ââ The fur was flying Saturday night when bidding got competitive at the 13th Annual Humane Society of Whitley County Benefit Auction.
There were many items that had the crowd salivating, but when Rex Schrader of Schrader Real Estate and Auction stepped up to the microphone, the animals that would benefit from the auction were the true winners.
Preliminary results show approximately $17,000 was raised from the benefit.
Jeanne List, the auctionâs clerk for the night, has been involved with the humane society since it started in Whitley County.
CHURUBUSCO â It stands like a beacon in the Churubusco Eagle Memory Garden. The gazebo is a new place for the community to enjoy. It was dedicated Thursday night.
âThis beautiful gazebo is a pure tribute to the people of Churubusco,â said Steve Darnell, superintendent of Smith-Green Community Schools.
Cathy Petrie, SGCS board president, recited the history of this project.
âThe idea of the Churubusco Eagle Memory Garden began two years ago with a terrible auto accident that tragically took the lives of CJSHS students Andy Spencer and Megan Young,â said Petrie.
COLUMBIA CITY ÂÂ Ââ The choirs at Columbia City High School celebrated a year of success with an annual variety and talent show.
âFantacularâ has been a long-standing tradition at the school complete with individual and group acts. But to the seniors, this event marks the completion of their years in choir.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Check out The Post & Mail's Facebook page for photos of the Fantacular. A photo album with Fantacular pics will appear later this week.
NEW HAVEN â Allen L. Plasterer, 79, of New Haven, died at 7:15 p.m. Friday, May 18, 2012, at Golden Years Homestead where he had been a resident since 2009.
He was born Feb. 13, 1933, in Fort Wayne, a son of Richard W. and Myrtle (Lee) Plasterer.
On Feb. 1, 1952, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, serving during the Korean War.
On Jan. 29, 1983, he was united in marriage to Jacqueline L. Ramp.