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John Weigold, 64

October 31, 2014

Jan. 10, 1950 — Oct. 23, 2014
John Eric Weigold, 64, of Canyon Lake, TX, passed away Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
Born Jan. 10, 1950, in Fort Wayne, he was the son of Herbert and D. Joan (Best) Weigold.
John attended and graduated with the last Wolf Lake High School graduating Class of 1968. He attended Ball State University.

MAN ATTEMPTS SUICIDE: Huffman, 57, charged with child molesting

October 31, 2014

SOUTH WHITLEY — A Columbia City man attempted to take his own life after he was accused of molesting two young girls. Jay Huffman, 57, was found by Whitley County Sheriff deputies on a set of railroad tracks near South Whitley after family members became concerned he may attempt suicide.

•VIDEO ALERT• The Best Halloween Costumes for Pets

October 31, 2014

Halloween is the perfect time to have fun, pet owners! Why not let your pet in on the fun with a new costume this season.

October 30th

THREE ACES: Hole #5 at Crooked Lake

October 30, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY ­— As an avid local golfer, Greg King knows that any athlete has his good days and his bad ones, but this past summer King had a pair of great days ­— two holes-in -ones. At the same lucky hole, Steve Lemmon also had a hole-in-one this summer.

COLD WAR SECRETS: Divulged by Strach at Peabody Library

October 30, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — As a retired 20-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force, Bruce A. Strach has made it a habit to inform the public of the nation’s secrets — well, declassified former secrets.

•VIDEO ALERT• GIANT STANDS TALL: Bumgarner's performance one for the ages

October 30, 2014

VIDEO: Bumgarner Shines As Giants Win World Series
Madison Bumgarner punctuated one of the finest World Series performances in baseball history by pitching the San Francisco Giants to their third title in five years with a 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 on Wednesday night

HOMESCHOOL PART III: Chosen for educational reasons

October 30, 2014

Editor’s note: The following is the third part in The Post & Mail’s series on homeschooling.

COLUMBIA CITY — As her oldest child was about to enter kindergarten, Jessica Smith and her husband Scott were faced with the impending decision of their child’s education. “As A.J. was getting closer to going to kindergarten, I found that I couldn’t sleep at night,” said Smith. “God was placing it on my heart to homeschool my son.”

SPECIAL VETERANS SALUTE: Deadline is Friday to include photo, info about your special Veteran

October 30, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY – A 2014 Veterans Day Photo Salute in The Post & Mail newspaper will be published in the Nov. 8 Weekend Edition.

Details about how you can submit photos and information about family members who have served our nation in the military – past or present – can be found in an advertisement on Page A10 of today's newspaper, available at newsstands throughout Whitley County, or by calling the newspaper office at 260 244-5153.

This is an opportunity for the public to honor a loved one, living or deceased, on the pages of this special feature.

IHSAA SECTIONAL ACTION: Eagles seeking revenge against New Haven

October 30, 2014

NEW HAVEN — The first time the Columbia City Eagle football team crossed paths with the New Haven Bulldogs this season was on the Eagles’ home field at Homecoming. The Eagles and the Bulldogs will square off in the second round of IHSAA Sectional action Friday night on the Bulldogs home field.

Joseph Rivas, 56

October 30, 2014

Sept. 25, 1958 — Oct. 27, 2014
Joseph “Joe” Rivas, 56, passed away Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, at his home in Fort Wayne.
Joe was born Sept. 25, 1958 in Chippewa Falls, Wis. Joe served his country in the Navy from 1977 thru 1981 and again from 1985 thru 1989.


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