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February 15th, 2014

Barker released two years early

February 15, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — A man was released from his sentence to the Whitley County Jail two years early due to good conduct.

Kyle M. Barker, 27, was scheduled to be released Jan. of 2016. He had been serving at the work release facility.

Barker was initially sentenced to the Indiana Department of Correction for 10 years in March of 2011 for dealing in methamphetamine.

Police nab 17 in sweep

February 15, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Seventeen people were arrested Thursday evening after several police officers came together to serve arrest warrants.

The Whitley County Drug Task Force spearheaded a sweep of Whitley County Thursday afternoon, serving 14 warrants for methamphetamine-related crimes, and booking three more in the process.

According to a press release from the Whitley County Prosecutor’s Office, some investigations date back as far as May 2013.

February 14th

IU plans statue of WWII journalist Ernie Pyle

February 14, 2014

BLOOMINGTON (AP) — Indiana University officials are planning to honor celebrated World War II correspondent Ernie Pyle with a statue on the Bloomington campus.

The life-size bronze statue will be modeled after a wartime photograph of Pyle, an IU student in the 1920s, sitting on a crate, working with his typewriter on a table, with goggles pushed above his knit cap, Provost Lauren Robel told the school's Board of Trustees during a meeting Thursday.

Learning fair winner

February 14, 2014

Churubusco Elementary School second-grader Xavier Grieble, winner of the 2014 science award for his grade, carries his project out of the CES’s Learning Fair with his dad, Steve Grieble.

Sunday bulletin

February 14, 2014

Columbia City UM
Sunday at Columbia City United Methodist Church, the message title is “Choose Life.”
The Scripture is from Deuteronomy 30:15-20 and Matthew 5:21-37.
The February Mission Project of the Month is Habitat for Humanity.
In Whitley County, this group has completed four houses within the last seven months.
The Columbia City United Methodist Church Lent Study will begin March 2 through April 19, and the book to be studied will be Adam Hamilton’s 24 Hours That Changed the World.

'BUSCO LEARNING FAIR: Applied science

February 14, 2014

Tyler Miller, of Churubusco Elementary School, shows a group of students his project, which won the engineering award at the school’s learning fair Thursday. Students were awarded for projects in a wide range of categories, from music to art to writing and science. See the Saturday edition of The Post & Mail for more coverage of the Churubusco Elementary School Learning Fair Awards.

SCHAEFER SHINES: Schaefer to ‘bring it’ at state DYW program

February 14, 2014

KOKOMO — With crown atop her head and an arm full of flowers, Hannah Schaefer was named the 2014 Distinguished Young Woman (DYW) for Whitley County in September 2013.

The DYW program is a chance for senior girls to vie for scholarships and representation. After being given the DYW title, girls represent their counties, cities and communities in a variety of philanthropic options.
Schaefer’s designation means she has moved on to the state program in Kokomo, where she represents Whitley County.

IN COURT: Sanford pleads guilty to drug dealing

February 14, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — A woman pleaded guilty in court Monday to two charges of dealing prescription drugs.
Jenna M. Sanford, 26, of Columbia City, admitted to dealing Schedule II controlled-substance on two different occasions last year.
As part of a plea agreement, the two charges to which Sanford pleaded guilty will receive concurrent sentences.

Two charges against Sanford of possession of a controlled substance will also be dismissed, and her right to appeal will be forfeited. All other aspects of the sentencing will be at the court’s discretion.

FEELING THE LOVE: Secret admirer’s motivation is no mystery

February 14, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — It’s Valentine’s Day. No doubt the day will be full of flowers, candy and romantic gestures of all sorts.

Among the many traditions associated with the holiday, love sent from afar is best captured in the revelation of a secret admirer, an anonymous expression of love and adoration.

Columbia City High Schools students were greeted by a secret admirer this morning, as lockers were decorated with paper hearts displaying the message, “you are loved.”

Rotary spectacle

February 14, 2014

Jacie Worrick, a Columbia City Rotarian, recently displayed a large banner she created to showcase the Rotary Club’s banners from all over the world. The banners are brought to the Columbia City club by other Rotarians visiting and by foreign exchange students who are sponsored through the Rotary Club’s program. Rotary Club is an international organization, which works to network across the globe for the benefit of bringing unity and community spirit.

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