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August 18th

Schools, staff ready to start new year at Whitko

August 18, 2010

PIERCETON — Preparations and activities are well under way to welcome Whitko students to the first day of classes this week.
Whitko High School Principal Parrish Kruger reported to school board members that fall athletics are in full swing and going well, while the high school grounds and building are in great shape thanks to the custodial staff.

Neighbors flower dispute heard by commissioners

August 18, 2010

This seems to be the summer of neighbor issues at the lake, according to the county commissioners, and when these issues can’t be resolved privately, they can evolve into costly and time-consuming public issues.

CCHS flood repairs exceed $450,000

August 18, 2010

Columbia City High School students returned Tuesday to a school that underwent more than $450,000 of unanticipated repairs over the summer due to a June flood that caused damage to an entire wing of the school.

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?

CHURUBUSCO — Whitko’s boys tennis team took the 25-mile trip north on Ind. 205 to take on county-...
HUNTERTOWN — Columbia City’s boys soccer team fell 5-0 to Northeast Hoosier Conference foe Carroll...
SOUTH WHITLEY — For the second night in a row the Whitko Lady Wildcat volleyball team took the...

 

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