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Archive - 2014

May 7th

Little Turtle names Spirit Award winners

May 7, 2014

Little Turtle Elementary School, Columbia City, recently named its April Spirit Award winners. Students recognized include Tyler Braun, Delaney Caldwell, Erin Johnston, Carson Goshorn, Brayden Church, Jasmyn Casteneda, Elijah Braun, Mylie Ward, Cobe Crawford,

May 6th

FINAL ELECTION RESULTS: Primary election decided

May 6, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY (May 6, 2014) -- Final results for the primary election, as of 7:33 p.m., report the following percentages:

(R) State Representative District 83

(R) Prosecuting Atty (82nd Cir)

(R) County Sheriff

See a complete list of results as well as coverage of the primary election in Wednesday's issue of The Post & Mail.

River Friendly program awards area farmers

May 6, 2014

Since 1999, the Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts and the 92 county SWCDS, Indiana Farm Bureau, Inc., Indiana State Department of Agriculture, Purdue Cooperative Extension Service, and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, key conservation and agricultural organizations have sponsored the River Friendly Farmer Program.

The statewide initiative recognizes farmers, who through good production management practices, help keep Indiana’s rivers, lakes and streams clean.
The 2013 River Friendly Farmers from Whitley County are Jim Cormany and Kevin Jagger.

Summer events planned for youth

May 6, 2014

Passages, Inc., will offer a Summer Youth Enrichment Program. The program is designed for individuals, ages 12 to 22, with intellectual disabilities who are enrolled in a Whitley County school program.

The program focuses on practicing and enhancing academic, social, and vocational skills in a structured and “fun” environment.

The summer program will be held at the First Church of God, 1200 W. Depoy Dr. in Columbia City.

Sessions dates are:
Session I: June 16 through July 3
Session II: July 8 through July 25
Sessions will meet Mondays through Fridays 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Scoring community spirit

May 6, 2014

Columbia City Women’s Bowling Association recently held a baby shower for B.A.B.E., a nonprofit the aids women, expectant mothers and families in Whitley County.

Several items were collected as well as a donation of $50.
Pictured presenting the donations are Executive Director Shawn Ellis, left, and Gene Wright, a representative of the bowling association.

Fishin' at Morsches Park

May 6, 2014

Columbia City’s Wolves of Cub Scout Pack No. 3882 took a trip to the pond in Morsches Park Monday evening to try their hands at fishing. Though the fish didn’t bite, the second graders learned how to bait a hook, set a bobber, cast and tie their lures to the line. Pictured are Ryker Himes and Pack Leader Larry Wooley.

’Busco JV tops Whitko

May 6, 2014

Churubusco’s junior varsity softball team beat county-rival Whitko in an exciting game Friday night.

The Lady Eagles took an 8-7 victory on their home field.
Whitko’s Tressa Keim hit a bases-clearing triple to give the Lady Wildcats the lead, but Churubusco wsan’t ready to give up yet.

The Lady Eagles battled back to earn the win. Whitko’s Avery Snavely pitched five innings for the Lady Wildcats, and Tori Silveus came in for the final two frames as Snavely’s relief.

Churubusco’s statistics were not available at presstime.

Eagle golf suffers losses

May 6, 2014

Saturday’s Wawasee Invitational, Columbia City’s boys golf team suffered a two-stroke loss to Carroll Monday night, 153-155.

The Eagles placed sixth in the Wawasee Invite behind Northwood, Culver Military, Northridge, Wawasee, Homestead and Plymouth, with a score of 343 on 18 holes.

The Eagles were led by Tyler Green and Spencer Klimek who both finished the day with 81 strokes.

Cameron Slavich scored an 88, followed by Trent Murphy with a 93 and Matt Benedict with a 98.

Churubusco softball falls to Garrett

May 6, 2014

The Churubusco Lady Eagle softball team was defeated by Garrett Monday, 14-7.

After Garrett in the top of the first inning, ’Busco held the Lady Railroaders until the third inning.

Garrett hit a home run in the top of the third, scoring two runs, but the bottom of the third proved to be rewarding for the Eagles.

Taylor Ewing had a base hit, then Elaine Horn bunted and reached base safely, allowing Ewing to advance to second base.

Recent Churubusco graduate Katie Monk signed with the University of Indianapolis for track and...
COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Community Foundation is hosting a 5K run to benefit a local...
Pictured is the Columbia City Park Department’s league and tournament champions — Downtown on the...


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