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August 14th, 2014

INDOT IN 'BUSCO: Paving project begins

August 14, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) Fort Wayne District is working on a paving project in Churubusco today. Motorists can expect delays when traveling US. 33 and Ind. 205 today and Friday as crews work in town limits.

SGCS: ‘Adding value to others’

August 14, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — Smith-Green Community Schools (SGCS) has adopted a new motto for the 2014-15 school year. “Adding Value to Others” will be the focus for teachers, students and administrators for the year.

IHSAA NEW RULE: Smith-Green reaches out to home school students

August 14, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — Smith-Green Community Schools is taking advantage of a new ruling by the Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA). Homeschooled students who are enrolled in one or more classes at an Indiana public school are allowed to participate in IHSAA sanctioned sports.

FACE OFF: Lady Wildcats against Southern Wells

August 14, 2014

SOUTH WHITLEY — The Whitko girls varsity golf team hosted and fell to Southern Wells at Sycamore Golf Club Tuesday.

BREAKING THE BANK: Back-to-school costs on the rise

August 14, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Schools are back in session throughout Whitley County, and the back-to-school season has parents concerned with the increasing expenses for education. Michelle Heckaman-Lesley is the mother of three and commented on The Post & Mails’ Facebook page as to her overall expenses for school supplies and book fees.

LIFESAVERS: Officers partner to rescue families from burning duplex

August 14, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Shooting drills, defensive tactics training and settling disputes didn’t prepare two Columbia City Police third-shift partners for their unique public service last week. CCPD Officers Jeffrey Chapman and Jon Stoffel performed a rescue of a different kind — evacuating two sleeping families from a burning duplex at 2:45 a.m.

BATTER UP: Diamond Girls warm up with batting practice

August 14, 2014

The Columbia City Diamond Girls warm up their bats before their final game of the summer season at the City Slam Tournament Saturday at Morsches Park. The event, hosted by the Columbia City Park Department’s Softball Board, had 10 teams from around the area.

Sandra Farris, 77

August 14, 2014

July 18, 1937 — Aug. 12, 2014
Sandra S. Farris, 77, of Granger, passed away at 8:08 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014.
Born on July 18, 1937, in Cromwell, she was the daughter of Virgil R. and Anna M. (Priest) Kistler.
Survivors include her two children, three siblings, three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City.

GROWING VIRUS IN AREA: Hand, foot and mouth disease no reason for alarm

August 14, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — An extremely contagious, yet common, virus has been making its way through Northeast Indiana and Whitley County this summer.
Many local residents have reported children with hand, foot and mouth disease, a typically non-life-threatening virus that spreads quickly.

August 13th

BLOSSOMING FRIENDSHIP: Two team up to beat cancer

August 13, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Carolyn Manning’s front lawn is home to unique sunflowers, which now bloom. The seeds for the plant came from Manning’s best friend and neighbor Natalie Harker. Located in Eagle Glen, the two sunflowers have been standing tall representing a beacon of hope and happiness, much like the two friends.

SOUTH WHITLEY — For the past four seasons Whitko’s football team has struggled in its opening game...
COLUMBIA CITY — In his pre-season comments, first-year Columbia City Eagle football coach Brett...
LAGRANGE ­— Adrian Springer and Devin Peters helped lead the Churubusco Eagles to a 31-19 victory...

 

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