Archive - 2014
Thomas T. Rudd, 88, of South Whitley, passed away at 3 p.m. Thursday, July 17, 2014, at his residence after a brief illness.
He was born Jan. 6, 1926, in Culver, the son of Maurice Henry and Lois Isabelle (Todd) Rudd.
Tom graduation from South Whitley High School with the Class of 1944 and went on to attend Butler University.
He served with the U.S. Army Air Corp during World War II from 1944 and was discharged in 1946.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Whitley County Council on Aging and Aged (WCCOA) will be hosting a karate demonstration at the Woodlands at noon Thursday. Lunch will be at 11:30 a.m. at the Woodlands Senior Center on Opportunity Drive, Columbia City. The group is welcoming seniors to come watch the demonstration, in hopes that it will prove to be entertaining and fun. Those wanting to attend, should call ahead for reservations at 248-8944 or 800-290-1697.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Bringing entertainment and visitors to downtown Columbia City is one of the focuses of Columbia Cityâ€™s Main Street Association (CCMSA). The organization, partnered with Big Gâ€™s, Sports Cafe, is hosting a 3-on-3 basketball tournament Saturday morning.
Jared Lamle sold the Grand Champion Barrow with a record-shattering sale price of $12,000.
To read more from the 4-H activities, see the July 18 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.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” Due to new Indiana State legislation local communities may experience a large influx of prisoners. Changes to the Indiana Criminal Code took effect July 1. The changes make it so that criminal defendants sentenced to 90 days or less of incarceration cannot go to a state prison, rather they must serve their time in a county correctional facility.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Brooke Laux, 2014 Miss Whitley County, donned her sparkling tiara while playing with Mini 4-Hers Wednesday. With the help of her court, Brooke Pettigrew and Amelia Roman, the group of excited children were split into three groups for a variety of games.
For generations, Whitley County 4-H has sponsored the Mini 4-H program to help children, kindergarten through second grade, get an idea of what project they would like to participate in when they become 4-Hers.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Dreams are realized each year at the Whitley County 4-H Fair. With weeks and months of preparation, 4-Hers hope to find success in the show arena. This year was no exception. Several ribbons, trophies and banners were awarded to 4-Hers this week, and among the steers, sheep, swine, chickens and goats, memories were made.
To see more show highlights and photos, see the July 17 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.