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August 18th

Teen’s murder trial delayed

August 18, 2010

The trial for a Kosciusko County teenager accused of raping and killing a 14-year-old Whitley County girl has been postponed until January.

Joshua M. Wright of northeastern Kosciusko County will now face his trial Jan. 25 for the death of Kaylin Doggendorf of northwestern rural Whitley County. Wright faces charges of murder, rape, burglary and removal of a body from the scene of a crime in the March 18 death of Doggendorf.

Wright was scheduled to go to trial in September, but more psychological evaluations need to be completed and the trial date was postponed.

Looking for lunch

August 18, 2010

Post & Mail photo/Andrew Shultz
A pair of young deer find a tasty feast on the fairways of Eagle Glen Golf Course Monday.

Teen’s murder trial delayed to January

August 18, 2010

The trial for a Kosciusko County teenager accused to raping and killing a 14-year-old Whitley County girl has been postponed until January.
Seventeen-year-old Joshua M. Wright of northeastern Kosciusko County will now face his trial Jan. 25 for the death of Kaylin Doggendorf of northwestern rural Whitley County.
Wright faces charges of murder, rape, burglary and removal of a body from the scene of a crime in the March 18 death of Doggendorf.

Steel load spilled at state Route 9 and Countryside Drive

August 18, 2010

Countryside Drive is expected to be closed at the intersection with state Route 9 for at least three hours today after a semi spilled its load of steel sheets about 8:15 a.m. today. The 32,000 pounds of steel will be loaded one sheet at a time back onto the semi trailer.

August 17th

Local student travels to D.C.

August 17, 2010

     Awesome!” The one word I found myself repeatedly using on the Indiana Youth Tour Trip to Washington D.C. was an understatement of the experience I had along with 72 other juniors – soon to be seniors — from all over Indiana.

      When I received the wonderful news that I had been one of two students, including Joanna Nguyen from Fort Wayne, selected for the trip of a lifetime, I had no idea just how amazing an experience this trip would be and how much I would learn.

Minor injuries reported in two accidents

August 17, 2010

     Three people were injured in separate crashes over the weekend.
     On Saturday, 18-year-old Samantha Reimers was taken to Parkview Whitley Hospital complaining of head pain following a 10:15 a.m. crash at Main and Van Buren streets.
     According to Columbia City police, Reimers was was traveling north on Main Street when she ran a redlight and was T-boned by a small pickup truck.
     The truck, driven by Robert Love, Jr., 30, was eastbound on Van Buren Street.

Empty pantries rely on residents for help

August 17, 2010

     It’s a luxury, really, to be able to pick and choose from a ready supply of food stored in your cupboard.
     When many families are searching for something for dinner, they head to the pantry and sort through the items, choosing one, and setting the others aside for another time.
     For some families, the cupboards are largely bare and they rely on food pantries to feed their families.
     When food pantries run out of food what happens?

August 16th

In the spotlight

August 16, 2010

   Three local 4-H members made Whitley County proud Saturday evening as they showcased their livestock achievements at the 40th annual Indiana State Fair Sale of Champions. Katie Barnett (left), Jackie Leeuw (center) and Jackie St. George (right) bested hundreds of other fair entries in order to participate in the coveted spotlight sale.

A weekend to remember

August 16, 2010

   Participants in Saturday’s Walk to Remember release balloons in memory of their loved ones in Columbia City.

PowWow comes to Morsches

August 16, 2010

   Travis Mayberry gets his questions about Native American life answered by Norman Trendle also known as ”Bahteyenokazs” (many names). Trendle was a participant in the weekend’s annual pow wow at Morsches Park.

WALTON — In its first meeting with Lewis Cass, Churubusco’s football team fell to the Kings, 16-7...
SOUTH WHITLEY ­— Whitko’s Lady Wildcat volleyball teams faced off against the Manchester Lady...
COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s girls golf team is continuing to stay near the top of the Northeast...

 

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