Archive - Mar 5, 2014
Coesse Elementary School recently held its science fair in which 130 students participated. Pictured, Emma Lambert, a kindergarten student, describes her experiment on air pressure to the judges.
Gage Overdeer, a student at Coesse Elementary School, demonstrates his experiment by creating fog for the judges at the schoolâ€™s recent science fair.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” More than 100 students exhibited projects in the Coesse Elementary School Science Fair Feb. 26.
Students in kindergarten through fifth grade had the opportunity to complete a project, following the steps of the Scientific Process.
Columbia City High Schoolâ€™s National Honor Society students, led by Andrew Weaver and IPFW intern students, judged the projects.
Students were required to present a poster project to the judges, discuss their steps of the Scientific Process, and answer questions from the judges about the scientific principles investigated.
COLUMBIA CITY â€“ The Post & Mailâ€™s newest compilations of the past yearâ€™s obituaries and family milestones are now available for purchase at the newspaperâ€™s business office in two separate publications.
Families, friends, genealogists and local historians will be interested in securing copies of these publications.
In Memoriam, is the newspaperâ€™s recap of more than 430 obituaries that appeared in The Post & Mail during 2013. In Memoriam is an 18-page, broadsheet special edition.
Milestones is a similarly sized newspaper special section that details more than 75 Weddings, Engagements,
Sun rays reflected off the snow Tuesday night, making for a colorful sunset. Pictured is the backyard of a home located in Westfield Passage housing addition, on County Road 800 S. near East County Line Road.
Cameron Barton â€śthrillsâ€ť science fair judges with his project testing cell phone radiation.
Students at Northern Heights Elementary School recently celebrated Read Across America Day in a variety of activities. One way they did this was by inviting Dr. Pat Oâ€™Conner, Whitley County Consolidated School superintendent, to read a book to the entire second grade. Pictured are a few of the students from each second grade classroom. From left: Taileaha Wilson, Oâ€™Connor, Elizabeth Severit, Logan Good, Owen Tenney, Jarrett English and Brody Borries.
SYRACUSE â€” Whitkoâ€™s boys basketball saw its season end in a sectional quarterfinal game against West Noble Tuesday.
Playing one another for the second time this season, the Chargers came out victorious in the postseason game, 63-30.
West Noble also won the regular season game, 67-38.
The game opened with Whitko down early, 12-0.
The Wildcats pushed the score to 12-4, but then ran into a familiar problem.
OSSIAN â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s boys basketball team lived to play another day Tuesday night with an impressive 52-27 win over Bellmont in the sectional opener at Norwell.
After only topping the Braves 39-38 in the regular season, the Eagles took a lopsided victory Tuesday, building on their lead throughout the game to pull ahead.
Columbia City took a 15-7 advantage in the first quarter, with points from its top three scorers â€” Brachen Hazen (6) Mason Coverstone (6) and Justin Bachelder â€” including three 3-pointers.
CHURUBUSCO â€” A Churubusco High School senior has been receiving recognition recently by doing the exact opposite â€” not looking for attention or praise.
Landon Pearson has received numerous honors, such as being a Lilly Endowment Finalist and earning the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen honor. He is also a member of Leadership Whitley County, among other endeavors.
Yet, Pearson said he has been involved in his community, not for the attention, but because he thinks itâ€™s the right thing to do with his life.