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April 28th

RUN FOR JESUS: Celebrate National Day of Prayer Thursday

April 28, 2014

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Gertrude Nicolet, 102

April 28, 2014

Gertrude M. “Gertie” (Shipman) Nicolet, 102, of Fort Wayne, died Thursday, April 24, 2014.
Born Nov. 4, 1911, in Fort Wayne, a daughter of the late Harry and Ethel (Harmeyer) Shipman.
She attended North Side High School. On April 20, 1935, she married Howard G. Nicolet.
She worked at Fort Wayne Paper Box Co. from 1928 to 1943; and retired from Morrill Motors after 25 years. She was an active member of Calvary Temple for many years. In later years, she attended Tradition with Max and Dolly Eleiott. She loved the Lord and her family very much. Her favorite song was “Amazing Grace.”

Floyd Ferguson Jr., 44

April 28, 2014

Floyd Arthur Ferguson, Jr, 44, of Kendallville, died unexpectedly Friday, April 25, 2014. 
Floyd was born in Columbia City, July 5, 1969, to the late Floyd Arthur Ferguson, Sr. and Diane Susan (Young) Jordan. 
He was employed with Courier in Kendallville for many years and also worked for the News Sun and USA Today in the Virgin Islands. He was a sports fan and enjoyed watching the Minnesota Vikings, the Fighting Irish of Nortre Dame, and the Chicago Cubs. Floyd especially loved his two children and spending time with them.

Marianne Clark, 81

April 28, 2014

Marianne Demaree Wolf Clark, 81, passed away Friday, April 25, 2014, at Brookdale Senior Living, Indianapolis.
She was born in Fort Wayne, on April 11, 1933, the daughter of Mandel “Red” Winefer and Muriel “Peg” Beard.
She has spent most of her lifetime in the Fort Wayne and Columbia City areas,  graduating from Northside High School with the Class of 1950.

RUN FOR JESUS: 5K Walk/Run takes the streets

April 28, 2014

Children, teenagers and adults took the streets for the 5K Walk/Run for Jesus, which began at 9 a.m. Saturday morning.

Registration was $20 per person or $50 for a family, and proceeds from the event went to The Center for Whitley County Youth.

The event also raised awareness for the upcoming National Day of Prayer, which is Thursday.

Community of Hope Church in Columbia City will host a local National Day of Prayer service Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

April 25th

ACE CELEBRATION: Local hardware continues sales events

April 26, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY – Ace Hardware, established in 1924, is continuing its national sales celebration of 90 years in business as being "the helpful place."

Big April sales specials continue this weekend and through Monday, April 28. A special advertising page is on B8 of the Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail.

COUGARS VS. WILDCATS: ’Cats drop narrow contest to Cougars

April 25, 2014

Errors in the field from Whitko’s softball team helped Central Noble get a win Wednesday.

The Lady Cougars beat the visiting Lady Wildcats 4-3. The contest was scoreless early, as neither team managed even a hit in the first three innings of play.

Central Noble finally scored first, taking advantage of Whitko errors to get two runs in the fourth and one in the bottom of the fifth.

The Lady Wildcats struck in the top of the sixth. With the bases loaded, Sydney Lancaster hit a one-run single to make the game 3-1.

CCHS golf grabs win

April 25, 2014

Columbia City’s boys golf picked up its second win of the week Thursday night, topping Canterbury 164-170.

After a close match at Canterbury last year, falling by two strokes, the Eagles sought revenge at Eagle Glen.

To read the rest of this story, see the April 25 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.

WIN FOR WHITKO: tracksters defeat Southwood

April 25, 2014

Whitko’s track and field teams downed conference-rival Southwood Thursday.

The Whitko boys won by a final score of 79-53 and the Lady Wildcats were victorious 70-62.

The girls meet was highlighted by Elaine Warner being an individual event double-winner and part of the winning 400-meter relay team.

To read the rest of this story, see the April 25 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.

ONE POINT WIN: Col. City girls track earns first win

April 25, 2014

Columbia City’s girls track team grabbed its first win of the season Thursday night against Huntington North.

While Head Coach Bob Fahl had confidence in his team, the win came as a bit of a surprise, as Huntington North has typically been tough competition for the Lady Eagles.

“I never thought our first win of the year would be against Huntington,” Fahl said.

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