February 13th, 2015
A special Spring Bridal 2015 publication is inserted in Friday's Post & Mail, now available on newsstands, convenience stores and other outlets throughout Whitley County.
The 12-page section is complete with hot trends, timely advice and great ideas for planning upcoming big events.
Local advertisers in Spring Bridal 2015 include:
â€˘Daniel Menu & Part Consulting;
â€˘TNT Floral and Gift Shoppe;
â€˘Cohen & Johnson Orthodontics;
â€˘B& J Rentals;
â€˘Churubusco Watch & Jewelry;
â€˘Whitley County 4-H & Event Center;
â€˘The Van Buren;
â€˘Shiloh Banquets, Catering & Conference
CHURUBUSCO â€” Churubuscoâ€™s boys basketball team played host to the 4-13 Hamilton Marines Thursday night. The Class 2A 7th-ranked, 16-2 Eagles downed the visitors 71-36 in the Northeast Corner Conference match-up.
The boys varsity teams took the court with â€™Busco jumping out to a quick 20-9 lead by the end of the first quarter. Senior Paul Forman led Churubusco with nine points in the quarter, including a dunk at the 3:13 mark.
By the end of the first half, â€™Busco had built a 38-18 lead by forcing Hamilton into 16 first half turnovers.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Senate Pro Tempore David Long will join State Senator Amanda Banks and State Representative Christopher Judy as speakers for the Whitley County Chamber of Commerceâ€™s Third House Legislative Forum.
The forum is slated for Friday, February 20, at noon at the Whitley County Agricultural History Museum and 4-H Learning Center on the Whitley County Fairgrounds campus.
Each legislator will have an opportunity to speak on current legislative affairs. The Chamber will also field questions from attendees so that the legislators can answer them.
HUNTERTOWN â€” Fans traveling to Carroll Thursday night for the Columbia City boysâ€™ basketball teamâ€™s final Northeast Hoosier Conference contest saw a game that was no-contest, as the host Chargers used an in-your-face defense and lights-out shooting to pound the visiting Eagles, 61-26.
The Chargers put the game on ice in the first quarter, forcing five Columbia City turnovers and connecting on 9-of-10 shots from the field, including five shots from behind the arc to put the Eagles in a 23-3 first quarter hole.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” A program originally put into place to aid 9-1-1 emergency dispatches has grown into a tool used by virtually every department of city and county government.
Whitley County GIS (Geography Information System) provides a wealth of information, including everything from property owners to street locations, to the position of fire hydrants and the locations of more than 19,000 parcels of land in Whitley County.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” Eight Whitley County wrestlers will take the next step on the road to a possible IHSAA State Championship on Saturday when they compete in the Fort Wayne Semi-State at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.
The top four finishers in each weight class will advance to the Feb. 21 State Finals to be held at Bankerâ€™s Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.
Six wrestlers from Columbia City and two from Churubusco will be seeking Semi-State titles.
FORT WAYNE â€” Columbia City High Schoolâ€™s City Heat won Grand Champion for the second time in two invitationals.
The mixed (boys and girls) show choir placed first at the first competition in Fishers, and again at the Northrop Invitational on Saturday.
The choir competed in the inviteâ€™s small school division along with six other schools with enrollments of 1,700 students or less.
Choir Director Rosalie Geller said the group was excited with its results.
Snow on the ground creates a beautiful landscape for sunrises in Whitley County. Bitter cold air is in the forecast for Northeast Indiana, with high temperatures dipping into single digits on Sunday, and a low of three degrees below zero on Saturday night. Send your winter photos to The Post & Mail for a special publication. Photos should be submitted to email@example.com. All people in the photos should be identified, and photos should either be taken in Whitley County or include Whitley County residents.