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June 8th, 2015
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!
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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.
Whitley County native and former U.S. Representative, Jill Long Thompson will be teaching Ethics for the Kelley School of Business and the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University-Bloomington in the 2015-16 academic year.
As a member of Congress, Long Thompson introduced legislation to limit the acceptance of gifts by members and staff. In her recent position at the Farm Credit Administration, where she served as Board Chair and CEO, she led the agency to strengthen its own internal ethics policy.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A Friday morning announcement revealed a major change to the July 21 concert at the Whitley County 4-H Fair.
Due to scheduling conflicts, Rodney Atkins will replace Dustin Lynch as the headlining act.
According to Kathy Price, events manager at Adams Radio Group, Lynch is part of a tour featuring country star Luke Bryan. Additions to the tour schedule prevent Lynch from performing in Columbia City in late July.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Another 220 people were added to the list of Columbia City High School Alumni.
Students entered the Donald S. Weeks Gymnasium as the senior class and exited as Columbia City High Schoolâ€™s Class of 2015.
â€śAfter 13 years of formal education, itâ€™s time to say goodbye,â€ť said Patricia Oâ€™Connor, Whitley County Consolidated Schools superintendent. â€śSoon, you will be on your own, like never before.â€ť
COLUMBIA CITY – Rodney Atkins will take the place of Dustin Lynch for the July 21 concert at the Whitley County 4-H Fairgrounds. Due to a scheduling conflict, Lynch withdrew from the event earlier this week.
Atkins will now headline the concert with opening acts Breaking Tradition and Natalie Stovall and the Drive. According to Kathy Price, events manager with Adams Radio Group, previously purchase tickets are still usable for the show at the Grandstand during the fair.
Peabody Public Library kicked off its summer craft time Wednesday as part of its summer reading program. There will be craft time from 2 to 6 p.m. every Wednesday this summer in the Childrenâ€™s Department. Pictured are Samantha (left) and Isaac Bloomfield.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The Whitley County Commissioners received a schedule for construction and completion of the Coesse sanitary sewer project, in their June 1 meeting.
GAI Consultants, Inc. presented the Commissioners with the following schedule:
â€˘ June 1: Board of Commissioners approve and sign Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) permit application.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia City Police Chief Tim Longenbaugh said his department is following a â€śsolid leadâ€ť in the investigation of a phony phone call on Memorial Day.
May 25, police from all across Northern Indiana scrambled to respond to an alleged hostage case at Main Bowl in Columbia City.
â€śWe are working with other agencies on a strong lead,â€ť said Longenbaugh. â€śIâ€™m hoping that we will have some more answers soon.â€ť