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December 8th

ANGEL TREE: SGCS students help those in need

December 8, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — With only 16 days remaining until Christmas, students at Churubusco Jr./Sr. High School have long been prepared for their contribution to the season’s charitable giving.
Adorning the entrance of the school is a decorated Christmas tree festooned with traditional ornaments and special handcrafted paper ones.

BUZZER BEATER: Lady Eagles 8-0

December 8, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — After racing out to a big first quarter lead, the Columbia City Lady Eagles kept their season slate clean at 8-0 with a much needed shot at the buzzer, giving them a 58-57 win over Northeast Hoosier Conference foe Carroll in a game at the Donald S. Weeks Gymnasium, Saturday night.

ADVANCED PLACEMENT: WHS takes part in pilot program

December 8, 2014

SOUTH WHITLEY — For most high school students Saturday is a day to get away from the rigors of the classroom, but more than 90 Whitko High School students spent a Saturday in late November in sessions aimed at increasing their preparations for and scores on the Advanced Placement tests in Math, Science and English.

William Whittenberger, 69

December 8, 2014

Sept. 3, 1945 — Dec. 5, 2014
William R. “Bill” Whittenberger, age 69, of Fort Wayne, passed away at 6:07 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, at Visiting Nurse Hospice Home, Fort Wayne. Born on Sept. 3, 1945 in Columbia City, he was the son of Arthur Leroy and Florence Marie Dorothy (Kerch) Whittenberger.
He attended Arcola schools and graduated from Arcola High School with the Class of 1963. Most of Bill’s working career was spent in various jobs that ended in troubleshooting after working his way up the ranks at International Harvester in Fort Wayne.

John “Bennie” Herr, 97

December 8, 2014

April. 17, 1917 — Dec. 6, 2014
John Benjamin “Bennie” Herr, Jr. age 97, of Columbia City, left for his heavenly home, surrounded by his loving family and caregivers at 7:42 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 at Parkview Whitley Hospital, Columbia City. Born on April 17, 1917 in Whitley County he was the son of John Benjamin and Ada Florence (Trimmer) Herr, Sr.

•VIDEO ALERT•: Irish selected for Music City Bowl

December 8, 2014

VIDEO: Notre Dame Selected For Music City Bowl; Other CFP Rankings Decided

December 7th

EAGLE VICTORY: ’Busco routs Westview, 56-44

December 7, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — In basketball it’s fun to get out and run, hit lay-ups and jack up three-pointers. But it’s close, hard-fought games that will build character.
The Churubusco Eagles basketball team got out and ran when it could, but for the most part against Westview, ‘Busco had to stand and fight. Friday night, it took the Eagles three-and-a half quarters to pull away from the Warriors as ‘Busco improved to 2-0 with a 56-44 victory.

December 6th

SEASON'S $AVING$: More than $200 in discounts and coupons in Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail

December 6, 2014

Savvy shoppers can realize more than $200 in discount and coupon savings in the Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail, now available on newsstands throughout Whitley County.

In addition to important local news, sports and features, the Weekend Edition contains preprinted inserts from:
• The always popular Smart Source coupon magazine;
• CVS Pharmacy;
• Walgreens;
• Dunham's Sports;
• JC Penney;
• Dick's Sporting Goods;
• Dollar General;
• Logan's Roadhouse;
• Aaron's;
• Aladdin Vacuum Cleaner Sales & Services;
• Whitetail Properties;
• and The Post & Mail.

THREE-POINT THROB: Eagles fall to Northrop, 46-45

December 6, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — In a game separated by a single point at the half and again going into the final quarter, the little things made a difference — an unforced turnover, a missed free throw, a missed defensive assignment. Those little things cost the Columbia City boys as visiting Northrop knocked down a wide-open three from the corner with less than 10 seconds in the game to take a 46-45 win Friday night at the Donald S. Weeks Gymnasium.

CHRISTMAS FESTIVITIES take over downtown Columbia City

December 6, 2014

Christmas spirit and pageantry filled the Whitley County Courthouse Square in Columbia City Friday evening.

COLUMBIA CITY — Minor league baseball is alive and well in Fort Wayne. So says John Nolan, the on-...
COLUMBIA CITY — Midway through the third quarter, Columbia City’s Brachen Hazen had 10 rebounds....
COLUMBIA CITY — The eighth grade Lady Eagles defeated Maple Creek Dec. 18 by the score of 34-30....

 

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