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Archive - 2014

April 30th

SPECIAL FEATURE: Difference Maker at Pierceton Elementary

April 30, 2014

Karen Moore, Pierceton Elementary School’s cafeteria manager, was recognized as the school’s Difference Maker in a special feature published by The Post & Mail. Nominating her for the honor and presenting her to the school board was PES Principal Nathan Polston.

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Lady Eagles fall 11-0 to Eastside

April 30, 2014

Churubusco’s Lady Eagle Softball team hosted Eastside Tuesday night, falling 11-0 in a difficult game.

Courtney Luttman started on the mound for the Lady Eagles, and retired from the game after Eastside tacked on five runs.

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CANOPY CATERPILLARS: DNR to apply gypsy moth solution in aerial spray

April 30, 2014

County Commissioners have agreed to allow the Indiana Department of Natural Resources to conduct an aerial treatment for gypsy moths during the next two months.

In May, low flying aircraft will apply a bacteria that will control newly emerged caterpillars in tree canopies.

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David Martin, 85

April 30, 2014

David F. Martin, 85, died Monday April 28, 2014.
He was born May 2, 1928, in Fort Wayne to the late Harold and Grace Martin. He retired after 20 years as owner and operator of Martin Laboratory, a T.V. business.
After that he was a projectionist. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and a member of the Waynedale United Methodist Church, past president of the Columbia City and Waynedale Golden K. Kiwanis.

HONOR FLIGHT: Shively honored in flight to Washington D.C.

April 30, 2014

Unites States Army Vet Charles Shively, 87, a Whitley County native, will be flying high today on a one-day Honor Flight to Washington D.C.

Since 2009, Honor Flight, a nonprofit organization, has offered free airplane flights to World War II veterans to see the National World War II monuments in D.C. Shively left early this morning and will return tonight.

30-YEAR SENTENCE: Nimtz, 19, attempted rape

April 30, 2014

Sentencing proceedings for Dustin A. Nimtz, 19, left Whitley County Circuit Court Judge James Heuer “frustrated” Tuesday.

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April 29th

READERS' CHOICES: 2014 community honors published in Wednesday's Post & Mail

April 30, 2014

Readers' Choice Awards for 2014 will be announced in a special 24-page tabloid section inserted in Wednesday's Post & Mail newspaper.

Dozens of categories are covered in the awards publication, tabulated from newspaper reader polling in March of this year.

Be sure to pick up Wednesday's Post & Mail at newsstands and convenience stores throughout Whitley County.

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HUMAN SPIRIT: Triumphant tale of love at CCHS musical

April 29, 2014

Columbia City High School will present “Aida” Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the high school.

The show’s plot takes place on the banks of the Nile, and unfolds the triumphant tale of love that transcends warring nations and brings a country together.

This pop-rock musical plays out to a stirring Tony and Grammy Award-winning pop score by Elton John and Tim Rice.

HEAD OF CLASS: ’Busco valedictorian, salutatorian ready for what lies ahead

April 29, 2014

While honors earned in high school are the culmination of four years of hard work, they can also be seen as a training ground for what is to come.

Churubusco Junior-Senior High School recently announced its valedictorian and salutatorian.

The valedictorian is Maggie Kitt, daughter of Robin and Mike McCormick and John and Melody Kitt.

The salutatorian is Danielle Pippenger, daughter of Dawn Bornkamp and Jason and Suzie Pippenger.

Both students agreed their hard work has prepared them for the future.

Col. City boys track competes at Goshen Relays

April 29, 2014

Columbia City’s boys track team took the long trip to Goshen Saturday to compete against 24 other teams in a relay invitational.

The Eagles placed 13th overall, and Head Coach Krystal Walker-Zoltek was pleased with the team’s performance.

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