May 30th, 2015
WARSAW, Ind. (AP) â€” Northern Indiana police say two teenage boys, one of whom was celebrating his 17th birthday, died in an apparent drowning in a private pond.
WSBT-TV reports the bodies of Korbin Foster and Kaleb Lampkin, both 17, were pulled Saturday afternoon from the pond in Warsaw.
The Koscuisko County Police Department is investigating the Warsaw teens' deaths.
Deputies were told there had been a "sleepover" of teenage boys at Lampkin's home to celebrate his recent birthday.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Approximately 132 seniors crossed the stage in Whitko High Schoolâ€™s gymnasium Friday night at the graduation ceremony for the Whitko Class of 2015.
Class Valedictorian Jonathan Johnson spoke about what lies ahead for him and his fellow graduates.
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COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia City third-shift Master Patrolman Tim Pittenger has retired from the Columbia City Police Department.
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More than 25 children from Mary Raber Elementary School are pictured in a special "Faces and Places" page in the Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail.
It's that time of year when word whizzes under 15 years old sweat it out on stage spelling words you didn't even know existed. Bloomberg's David Gura breaks down the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
BUTLER â€” A back-and-forth game between Churubusco and South Adams ended in with an Eagle victory Thursday evening.
Josh Howk crossed home plate off a sacrifice fly to give Churubusco an early 1-0 lead in the first inning at Eastside.
South Adams responded with a run of its own in the second, and neither team scored again until the Starfires scored in the fifth inning.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” A spare building and property adjacent to South Whitey Public Library will be leased to the town for at least the next year and a half.
South Whitley town council members agreed to sign a $500-per month lease with intentions to use the building as a site for community improvement.
LAGRANGE â€” Whitkoâ€™s softball season came to an end in the finals of Thursdayâ€™s Lakeland IHSAA Sectional 21 with an 11-1 loss to Fairfieldâ€™s Lady Falcons.
Fairfield batted around, scoring six runs in the top of the first inning to put the Wildcats in a hole they were never able to climb from.
COLUMBIA CITY â€”â€“ The Indiana Department of Transportation announced signal improvements to numerous intersections along U.S. 30 in Whitley County beginning today, weather permitting.
Shambaugh & Son of Fort Wayne is scheduled to begin the $1 million modernization project in Whitley County, moving east along U.S. 30 toward Fort Wayne.