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November 6th, 2014

Douglas J. Harding, 46

November 6, 2014

Sept. 18, 1968 — Nov. 4, 2014
Douglas J. Harding, 46, of rural Edon, Ohio, died at 8:40 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, in his home.
Mr. Harding was a graduate of South Side High School in Fort Wayne, and served in the U.S. Air Force for four years, stationed at Bergstrom Air Force Base in Texas as an Avionics Technician for F-4 fighter jets.
He was employed by Glenbrook Dodge and Don Ayres Honda in Fort Wayne for many years in auto finance and sales and was also a former co-owner of Rita’s Restaurant in Edgerton, OH.

Mary B. Pepple, 71

November 6, 2014

Jan. 13, 1943 — Nov. 4, 2014
Mary B. Pepple, 71, a resident of Union Township, died at 11:03 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014 in the Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
She was born Jan. 13, 1943 in Berne, a daughter of Raymond Henry and Donna V. Weaver Snyder.
Her formative years were spent in Decatur, where she completed her formal education.
On Jan. 13, 1961, she was united in marriage to Gene Pepple and they spent most of their married life in the Columbia City community.

Hallie K. Girton, 59

November 6, 2014

Aug. 20, 1955 — Nov. 4, 2014
Hallie Kay Girton, 59, of Columbia City, passed away at 9:05 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014 at Parkview Whitley Hospital.
Born Aug. 20, 1955 in Batesville, she was the daughter of Buford and Bobbie Jean (Sizemore) Moore.
She lived most of her life in Fort Wayne until 2005 and then moved to Columbia City. Her first job was at the A&W Root Beer Stand on Goshen Road in the early 1970s and then worked for over 10 years at Cintas Uniforms.
She loved camping, playing bingo and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

IDOE RELEASES GRADES: WCCS nearly scores straight A’s

November 6, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — The Indiana Department of Education released its statewide school grades Wednesday afternoon. The yearly assessment is intended to provide the public and administrators with a quick evaluation of each school in each district in Indiana. Schools are graded based on an A-F scale, with “A” being exemplary and “F” being probationary.

'REMARKABLY CLOSE': Eagles seek second-ever sectional title

November 6, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s football team is seeking its second-ever sectional title Friday night, hosting Norwell in the 7 p.m. championship game. The Eagles and Norwell are remarkably close in most statistical areas. The Eagles are scoring 26.4 points per contest while Norwell is putting up 25.8 points per game.

CCHS SPIRIT: New CCHS Football Spirit Poster inserted in today's Post & Mail!

November 6, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY – As the community gears up for the big Sectional Championship game Friday at Max Gandy Athletic Field between Columbia City and Norwell, Thursday's Post & Mail contains a brand new Spirit Poster for the contest.

The full-color CCHS Spirit Poster is inserted inside the newspaper.

Also inserted Thursday as a special tabloid section is the 2014-15 Girls Basketball Preview, detailing hardwood expectations for Columbia City, Whitko and Churubusco high schools.

November 5th

AN INDOOR HALLOWEEN: Record-breaking attendance

November 5, 2014

With wicked weather for Friday night’s trick-or-treating, Millers Merry Manor had record attendance at its annual, indoor, Halloween event. The event is intended to provide a safe place for children to trick-or-treat. With snow and gusty winds on Friday, it also provided a warm place to trick-or-treat.

JACQUAY WINS BIG: Earns spot on Smith-Green school board

November 5, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — A servant leader and Churubusco devotee at heart, Carey Jacquay is excited to take her role in Smith-Green Community Schools to the next level. Jacquay has served the Churubusco community in a variety of ways, from volunteering in the elementary school’s classrooms, to taking photos at sporting events, to serving on committees and playing a role in the start-up of new programs. Jacquay won the election by a decisive 60.75 percent over her opponent Robert Amber.

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November 5, 2014

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WHITKO ART STUDENTS GO GLOBAL: 16 students earn medals from exhibit in China

November 5, 2014

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko High School’s Art Department recently competed against the top artists in the world, and 16 students were honored with medals. More than 30,000 entries were submitted to the contest, which featured work from more than 50 countries around the world. The exhibition was held in Taipei, China.

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