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January 19th, 2015

CONFERENCE TOURNEY CHAMPS: Churubusco wins first boys tournament title

January 19, 2015

LAGRANGE — Churubusco’s boys basketball team did something Saturday night that no other basketball team in the history of the school has done — won a conference tourney championship.

The Eagles defeated the Fairfield Falcons in the championship game, 63-59. From the beginning of the game, it was apparent that it would be a fast-paced battle.

DAZZLERS: Grow, perform, compete

January 19, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — From professional basketball to the competition floor, the Whitley County Dazzlers continue to make a name for themselves.

The special needs cheerleading squad has grown from nine members to 16 in the last two years.

In that time, the squad has won national-level competitions and been an inspiration for special needs children in Whitley County and the region.

FOG; Visibility decreased

January 19, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Fog settled into the area at approximately 7:30 a.m. Monday morning, creating driving hazards and visibility issues in Whitley County.

Schools were not delayed due to the late onset of the fog.

January 18th

EAGLES WIN: Churubusco takes NECC tourney title

January 18, 2015

See Monday's edition for coverage of Churubusco's first-ever championship title at the Northeast Corner Conference tournament this weekend.

January 17th

JACKPOT: Savvy shoppers save more than $103 in this Weekend's Post & Mail

January 17, 2015

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January 16th

SPORTS TONIGHT: ’Busco seeks tourney title

January 16, 2015

TOPEKA — The Class 2A No. 7-ranked Churubusco boys basketball team ran its way into the Northeast Corner Conference Tournament Championship game tonight night at Lakeland High School by running past the Lakeland Lakers, 67-42.

’Busco plays Fairfield at 7:45 p.m. tonight for the championship game.

NUMBER NINE: City’s Coyle running for 9th term

January 16, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City Clerk-Treasurer Rosie Coyle has made a career out of her elected position, serving for 35 years.

Coyle is entering her ninth election season this year and is unopposed — so far.

“I enjoy the job and will continue to serve the citizens to the best of my ability,” Coyle said.

As a teenager, Coyle began working for the city in 1965 and in August of 2015 she will have served for 50 years.

“It doesn’t seem possible that I have been working this long,” Coyle said

In 2014, Coyle was honored by Ind. Governor Mike Pence as a “Distinguished Hoosier.”

HAPPY 109TH BIRTHDAY: Former Columbia City woman is one of country’s oldest

January 16, 2015

AVILLA — In conversation, people wouldn’t guess Ollie Roberts is over 100 years old.

Roberts turns 109 years old today, and doesn’t miss a beat.

At 100 years old, Roberts, of Columbia City, was still living on her own and even had her driver’s license.

It wasn’t until Roberts was hospitalized after a fall that she went into nursing care.

GETTING SLICK: Roads become icy

January 16, 2015

Cooling temperatures and wet roads are making for icy conditions on Whitley County roads Friday night.

GUILTY: McGuire pleads guilty to stealing from county

January 16, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Former Whitley County Auditor Jennifer McGuire changed her plea from not guilty to guilty Friday.

For more details, see the Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail.

 

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