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Archive - 2014

December 20th

'CATS DROPPED: Tippy Valley beats Whitko, 70-49

December 20, 2014

MENTONE — The Whitko Wildcat boys’ basketball team opened Three Rivers Conference play Friday night when they went on the road to Tippecanoe Valley to face former Head Coach Bill Patrick and The Vikings.
The Wildcats’ search for their first win continues as the Vikings hung a 70-49 loss on the Wildcats.
The loss keeps the Wildcats winless on the season, dropping their overall record to 0-6 and 0-1 in the TRC.
The Vikings evened their record at 3-3 and are 1-0 in conference play.

'BUSCO WINS: Forman leads CHS to 56-41 conference victory

December 20, 2014

CHURUBUSCO -— Every basketball team in the state of Indiana starts out with the same goal: to win a conference title.

The Churubusco Eagles used a heavy dose of Paul Forman and their trademark stingy defense to take another step towards that goal Friday night. Forman put up 28 points and the defense held Prairie Heights to 12 points in the first half.

That was all the Eagles needed to earn their third North East Corner Conference win of the season by knocking off the Prairie Heights Panthers, 56-41.

CCHS SLAMS EAST NOBLE: Eagles win home tilt, 47-30

December 20, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — In a game where both teams are playing a patient, passing offense each possession is at a premium.
Columbia City’s boys’ basketball team made the most of their possessions, gradually extending their lead until they were able to distance themselves from the visiting East Noble Knights for a 47-30 Northeast Hoosier Conference win Friday night.
The Eagles controlled the first six minutes of the game, running out to a 9-0 lead behind balanced scoring led by four points from Brachen Hazen, a three pointer from senior Mason Coverstone and a basket from Matt Benedict.

CHRISTMAS CHEER: Churubusco Middle School students help with U.S.O.

December 20, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — Seeking to spread Christmas cheer and express gratitude to the servicemen and women of the armed services, five Churubusco Middle School students, along with their teacher, personally delivered hand-made Christmas cards to more than 300 members of the Air National Guard’s 122nd Fighter Wing.

FINAL SPRINT TO CHRISTMAS: Holiday bargains and coupons in Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail

December 20, 2014

Christmas shoppers can find nearly $100 in discounts 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:
• CVS Pharmacy;
• Walgreens;
• Dunham's Sports;
• JC Penney;
• Dick's Sporting Goods;
• Aaron's;
• Aladdin Vacuum Cleaner Sales & Services;
• Whitetail Properties;
• and The Post & Mail.

December 19th

Harry P. Chalk, 84

December 19, 2014

Harry P. Chalk, 84
Aug. 1, 1930 — Dec. 18, 2014

Harry P. Chalk, 84, of Columbia City, died at 5:50 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 at his home.
He was born Aug. 1, 1930 in Champaign, Ill., a son of Joseph and Lena (McLaughlin) Chalk. As a young boy, his family moved to Sidney where he completed his education.
On Aug. 9, 1948 he enlisted in the United States Army, serving during the Korean War from which he received a Purple Heart and Bronze Star. He was honorably discharged Aug. 10, 1954

• VIDEO OF THE DAY • GOOD THINGS: Unforgettable holiday cookies

December 19, 2014

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Good Things - Unforgettable Holiday Cookies
’Tis the season for best-in-show desserts, and a batch of homemade cookies is the perfect holiday gift for the friends, neighbors, and schoolteachers in our lives. Sandwich walnut cookies, allergy-friendly molasses cookies, and sparkling vanilla sandwich cookies will do the trick for all your cookie-giving needs.

READING GIFT: Local Literacy Council looking for volunteers to attend tutor training programs in January

December 19, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY – If you are looking for a way to volunteer and improve the lives of people right here in Whitley County, the Whitley County Literacy Council has an opportunity for you.
The Literacy Council is currently seeking volunteers to tutor adults who want to prepare for the High School Equivalency test or improve their basic reading skills.
Volunteers and students are matched based on tutor preferences and student requirements in Math, Reading, Writing, Social Studies and Science.
No previous experience is necessary, and all training and materials are supplied.

MAD ANTS: Wright recognized

December 19, 2014

Columbia City High School Lady Eagle Aubrey Wright, a senior, was recognized at last Saturday’s Fort Wayne Mad Ants game as “Mad Ants / McDonald’s Girls Player of the Month” for November. Pictured, from left, are Garrett Martz, vice president of sales and marketing for the Mad Ants, Aubrey Wright and The Mad Ant. Her family, coaches, teammates and their parents attended the game Saturday. She is the daughter of Robin and Teresa Wright, of Columbia City. The CCHS Lady Eagles’ record is 8-2.

ONLINE POLL RESULTS

December 19, 2014

 

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