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June 14th, 2012
Editorâs note: The following is the second of a four part series in honor of Fatherâs Day.
COLUMBIA CITY â As the director of Eagle Tech Academy (ETA), Brady Mullett has a lot on his plate.
Some might remember Mullett as a student in the very halls in which, as an adult, he now works. Born and raised in Columbia City, Mullett attend middle school in the Marshall building.
Now Mullett is a father to Emily, eight, Daniel, six, Allison, four and Isabelle, one.
Skyler Tucker, left, sprays his cousin, Zoey Egner, right, with a water bottle Tuesday at Columbia City's Splash Pad in Morsches Park.
COLUMBIA CITY â When local 80-year-old Barbara Craig picked up the paper one morning she saw a photo of a vintage Indy car she had not laid eyes on in years.
In the article with the photo, Barbara read that STAFCO, Steel Tank and Fabricating Corporation, was to host the refurbished Kennedy Tank Indy car for a day.
Venturing to reconnect with her past, Barbara visited STAFCO June 5 to see the car.
âItâs in perfect shape,â said Craig. âThey even wanted me to get in it.â
COLUMBIA CITY â The Columbia City Common Council approved a request for an amendment to the Zoning Ordinance on second reading at its meeting Tuesday.
âAs you remember, this is in regard to SDS Communications out on West Lincolnway, changing it from an Ag setting from a house to a business,â said Mayor Ryan Daniel to the council.
David Sewell, executive director of the Joint Planning and Building Department, was present, representing the Columbia City Plan Commission with the request.
Editorâs note: The following is the first of a four part series in honor of Fatherâs Day.
COLUMBIA CITY â John Slavich is known as one of the faces of the Whitley County Community Foundation, but to his five children he is known as âDad.â
This father is somewhat of a âsuper dad.â Having two teenage kids in his 50âs will make him a superhero to any young parent.
COLUMBIA CITY â Do you have a few â or perhaps a collection â of old postcards from Whitley County?
If so, The Post & Mail would like you to share them in a special community project.
âWish You Were Here . . . Historic Postcards from Whitley County, Ind.â is the project that will be completed during the next six to eight weeks.
The final result will be publication of a special âcoffee tableâ book that will contain about 100 pages, printed on 70# paper, perfect bound with a colorful laminated cover.
CHURUBUSCO â The Churubusco Jr.-Sr. High School gymnasium was full of families and friends Friday night as 106 seniors walked across the stage and received their diplomas.
One unexpected turn of events happened after Valedictorian Brandi Herron and Salutatorian Rachel Fehring spoke. The two girls lifted their arms in a dance move and a flash mob broke out with nearly 75 percent of the graduates dancing in sync. The audience began laughing, clapping and cheering for the celebrant youth.
COLUMBIA CITY â Old Settlers Day parade is presented by The Old Settlers Day Association and the Columbia City American Legion Post 98. The parade theme this year is, âThe Heartland of America.â
The community is invited to participate in the Old Settlers Parade on June 30. The parade will start at 5 p.m. from Columbia City High School.
There is no entry fee for the parade. Entrants must complete, sign and date an entry form. Forms are available at www.americanlegionpost98.com.
N. MANCHESTER â Manchester College honored alumni leaders in science, industry and education.
Molecular biologist, rubber and plastics industry executive, national education leader, internationally lauded solar energy scientist, and two whose enthusiastic service to their alma mater spans decades were all the Manchester Collegeâs latest Alumni Honor Award recipients
Among those honorees was Charles Chaffee, class of 1964.
COLUMBIA CITY â As Columbia City High School (CCHS) seniors turned a page in their lives to begin a new chapter, they were reminded, by Valedictorian Jenee Schneider, how their time in high school has shaped who they are now and what they are to become.
âWhat we have become has been a combination of our experience here at Columbia City High School and the discovery of our talents,â said Schneider. âWe have all been blessed with different talents that will help us expand to our fullest potential in life.â