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June 9th, 2015
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” A high-speed chase covered roughly 10 miles of U.S. 30 on May 25 and ended with no injuries.
A report from Indiana State Police Trooper Donald Stoffel says a woman driving a small, white vehicle was spotted driving west on U.S. 30 at approximately 10:44 a.m. traveling in excess of 100 mph.
CHURUBUSCO â€” The 66th annual celebration of the hunt for Oscar, also known as Turtle Days, begins Wednesday at Churubusco Park.
Rides will be up and running by 5 p.m. at the Midway on the south side of the park and will be open until 10 p.m. Wednesday. The Midway will be open Thursday from 5-10 p.m., Friday from 5-11 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Far-reaching changes to U.S. 30 are coming much sooner than originally projected.
Newly-released ideas call for the elimination of all stoplights on U.S. 30 from East Lincolnway through Columbia City to West Lincolnway. The plan includes overpasses at Ind. 109 and Ind. 9 with no access to U.S. 30 from Ind. 109.
It's not too late to pick up a copy of Monday's edition of The Post & Mail from an area newsstand or our office for the 2015 Turtle Days section.
The section includes information on the schedule and this year's special events.
The Monday edition is available at newsstands until approximately 10 a.m. and is available at our office any day during regular business hours.
A major renovation of U.S. 30 could be closer than first thought. Pick up a copy of Tuesday's edition of The Post & Mail for details of a $30.5 million plan for the highway â€” which includes no stoplights in Columbia City â€” set for a 2019 start date.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” As part of the Indiana/Poland 4-H Exchange, 22 Polish natives will make the trip to Columbia City this summer.
Now in its 11th year, the Indiana/Poland exchange has involved 160 Hoosier youth and families from 25 counties in the exchange experience.
GOSHEN (AP) â€” A Northern Indiana county is turning to stuffed toy chickens and photographs as stand-ins for the real thing at its upcoming 4-H fair in response to a statewide bird show ban.
The State Board of Animal Health on May 27 banned bird shows, likely for the rest of the year, to protect Indianaâ€™s commercial poultry farms and smaller flocks from an avian flu thatâ€™s killed about 45 million chickens, mostly in the Upper Midwest.
CHURUBUSCO â€” Seniors of Churubusco High School reflected upon their last four years at Sundayâ€™s graduation ceremony.
Loved ones watched as â€™Busco said goodbye to the Class of 2015 in the high schoolâ€™s crowded gymnasium.
CHURUBUSCO â€“ A special section will be inserted in Monday's edition of The Post & Mail highlighting the first big festival of the summer: Churubusco's famed Turtle Days!
Be sure to pick up Monday's Post & Mail to be "in the know" about all the activities. Your local newspaper is available for just 50 cents at news racks and convenience stores throughout the county. Better yet, subscribe for less that 37 cents per day home-delivered or less than a quarter for the complete newspaper to be available electronically via pdf pages. Call 244-5153 for details.
WARSAW â€” Columbia City High Schoolâ€™s golf team overcame a slow start on the front nine to claim the IHSAA sectional title at Warsawâ€™s Rozella Ford Golf Club on Friday.
The Eagles were three shots down to Plymouth at the turn, 149-152. A blazing back-nine comeback by Spencer Klimek helped the Eagles to a 303-305 win over Plymouth. Warsaw took third with a 315.