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May 29th, 2015

NIGHT WATCH OVER: Pittenger retires from CCPD

May 29, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City third-shift Master Patrolman Tim Pittenger has retired from the Columbia City Police Department.

Read more details in the weekend edition of The Post & Mail.

MARY RABER FIELD DAY: More than 25 kids featured in Saturday's paper

May 29, 2015

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.

VIDEO: National Spelling Bee B-r-e-a-k-d-o-w-n

May 29, 2015

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.

SECTIONAL THRILLER: ’Busco baseball wins

May 29, 2015

BUTLER — 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.

LEASED OUT: S. Whitley library property to be used by town

May 29, 2015

SOUTH WHITLEY — 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.

SECTIONAL FINAL: Whitko softball season ends

May 29, 2015

LAGRANGE — Whitko’s softball season came to an end in the finals of Thursday’s Lakeland IHSAA Sectional 21 with an 11-1 loss to Fairfield’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.

$1M MODERNIZATION: New traffic signals coming

May 29, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY —– 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.

WHITLEY CO. BOYS TRACK: McFarland, ’Busco relay qualify for state

May 29, 2015

Col. City’s McFarland headed for state in 400-meter dash

SOUTH BEND ­— Columbia City’s Andrew McFarland participated at the boys Regional Track Meet at St. Joe High School in South Bend. McFarland qualified for the state finals track meet in Bloomington — twice in the same event.
McFarland ran in the 200-meter dash trials and qualified for the finals. McFarland then ran in the fast heat of the 400-meter dash and won with an unofficial time of 48.8, which would have set a new school record.

Churubusco track runs at Marion regional

FARMERS MARKET SPECIAL

May 29, 2015

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Join The Post & Mail at the Whitley County Farmers Market Saturday at the Whitley County Courthouse Square, downtown Columbia City.

NO CHICKENS: Whitley County Fair searching for bird alternatives

May 29, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY – With a statewide ban on all bird movements to events such as county fairs, Whitley County 4-H and its poultry club are exploring alternative events and activities for the hard-working members who have put time and effort into their projects.

The ban issued by the Indiana Board of Animal Health (BOAH) is in response to the avian flu virus that made its way into Whitley County earlier this month. With poultry shows cancelled across the state, more than 100 4-H poultry club members in Whitley County are left searching for alternative ways to exhibit their projects.

 

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