January 5th, 2012
Sacred music concert at West Etna Community Church Jan. 13
LARWILL â The Moody Chorale, conducted by Dr. Xiangtang Hong of the Moody Bible Institute of Chicago, will be performing Friday, Jan. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at West Etna Community Church near Larwill.
West Etna Community Church is located at 6552W-750N in northwest Whitley County.
Founded in 1946, the Moody Chorale has long been established as one of the leading collegiate choral organizations in the United States, specializing in sacred music.
4-H Open House Jan. 26
COLUMBIA CITY â Production machining company Impact CNC, LLC, announced plans late Wednesday to invest $12.8 million to purchase and equip a new facility at Gateway Park in Whitley County.
The facility, a 30,000 square-foot building, is expected to be operational as early as February and create up to 106 jobs in Columbia City by 2014.
Whitley County Economic Development Corporation President Alan Tio said Jerry Busche, founder and president of Impact CNC, has been looking to get the project off the ground for approximately nine months.
COLUMBIA CITY â Solstice Medical, LLC announced in a statement today the company is locating its operations at a new, state-of-the-art facility in Park 30 Business Center.
The company anticipates adding 10 to 15 new jobs by the middle of 2013.
The new facility will position Solstice Medical, which manufactures and installs radio frequency identification technology (RFID) and software systems globally for medical device manufacturers, distributors and hospitals, to meet growing product and service demands from across the country.
COLUMBIA CITY â Columbia City wrestling alumni â on hand for Alumni Night Wednesday â didnât quite get the show they were hoping for.
The Eagles lost to East Noble, 60-10.
âI was very proud of our guys,â said Eagle Head Coach Blane Culp. âFor the most part our guys really went after them. Itâs a tough team. (Head Coach) Keith Koffarâs got them going.â
After five matches, East Noble led 21-4.
Despite the loss, the Eagles only surrendered four pins in 12 matches, something Culp said the coaches have stressed to the team this year.
COLUMBIA CITY â Eagle junior varsity wrestling got a taste of victory Wednesday, winning three of its four matches and defeating East Nobleâs JV squad 15-6.
Brice Bauer opened the meet at 145 pounds with a 9-3 win over his Knight opponent. Bauer was down 3-0 heading into the final period.
Head Coach Blane Culp said the team preaches that it is a six-minute match and Bauer showed that by continuing to work.
At 152 and having to mount several counters, Columbia Cityâs Hunter LaRue got a pinfall victory with time expiring in the first period.
Thursday's sunrise over Whitley County was visually enchanting, bouncing rays off unusually spectacular cloud formations.
WOODBURN â Churubuscoâs boys basketball team traveled to Woodlan Wednesday night to post a 71-49 win and improve the Eagles to a winning record (4-3).
âBuscoâs Josh LeFever scored 10 of the Eaglesâ 16 first-quarter points, while the defense held the Warriors to nine.
âHe (LeFever) got off on a real good roll in the first quarter,â Churubusco Head Coach Mike McBride said. âIn the first quarter we did a nice job defensively, they have some kids that shoot it pretty well and we stopped them.â
COLUMBIA CITY â At least two attempted telephone scam reports were made to local law enforcement officials Wednesday concerning a phone solicitor seeking personal information to issue âa new Medicare card.â
According to information supplied to The Post & Mail, the male phone caller informed his target that âhe was going to send out a new Medicare cardâ and needed to confirm personal information. Included was a solicitation of personal banking information.
COLUMBIA CITY â In addition to their regular duties as Whitley County Commissioners, Don Amber, Tom Rethlake and George Shrumpf will continue to serve on several committees and boards throughout the county in 2012.
All three will serve on the Board of Finance, responsible for determining how to invest monies for the year.
The trio will also be members of the Solid Waste Board.