May 20th, 2015
PLYMOUTH â€” Indian Springs Middle Schoolâ€™s seventh-grade boysâ€™ and girlsâ€™ track teams traveled to Plymouth for the Northeastern Lakes Middle School Conference track meet Saturday.
Indian Springs was led by the girlsâ€™ seventh grade team, who tied for first place in the team scoring. Indian Springs placed fourth in the seventh-grade boysâ€™ competition.
"On the Lakes," a special section highlighting the kick-off to lake living this season, is inserted in Wednesday's edition of The Post & Mail. Containing lake living tips and local businesses where goods and services can be obtained, "On the Lakes" is an excellent read as Memorial Day Weekend quickly approaches.
Pick up your copy of The Post & Mail at newsstands and convenience stores throughout Whitley County!
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A Columbia City man is facing multiple charges of child molesting after a long investigation by the Indiana State Police and Huntington County Sheriffâ€™s Department.
Melvin Knetter, 48, an alleged repeat offender, was arrested last month on six counts of child molesting in Whitley County.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s Lady Eagle softball team celebrated Senior Night with an 18-1 blowout of the Wayne Lady Generals Tuesday evening.
Columbia City pounded out 14 hits in routing the over-matched visitors. In a game that could have been much worse, the Lady Eagles put up 11 runs in the bottom of the first inning.
A large group of Mary Raber Elementary School students participated in the schoolâ€™s Bike to School Day Wednesday morning. The annual event is intended to promote healthy lifestyles and bicycle safety. A special BMX program will be held after school.
COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County’s Economic Development Corporation is hosting the awards for its illumin8 program this evening at the Whitley County Government Center at 6 p.m.
illumin8 is a program focused on downtown Columbia City and designed to provide an opportunity for people to share their vision for a business to fill one of several store fronts downtown, and for entrepreneurs who may be ready to launch a business.
WOODBURN Ââ€” Churubuscoâ€™s baseball team ran its record to 14-6 with a 7-4 win over Woodlan in a game played on the Warriorsâ€™ field Monday evening.
Churubusco jumped out to a lead, pushing across three runs in the top of the first inning.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A man involved in a brief police standoff in Fort Wayne has been identified as a Whitley County man.
Though his identity has not been released, officials say local law enforcement officials were looking for the man, who they believe was suicidal.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” There have been times this season when the Whitko Lady Wildcats softball team has let up on opponents after a big lead.
Monday was not one of those games. The Lady â€™Cats kept their foot on the gas the entire game and the offense powered Whitko to an 11-1 win over Three Rivers Conference opponent Southwood.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” Whitley Countyâ€™s United Way announced the end of its current fundraising campaign and the beginning of the grant-making process that will send $100,000 into the Whitley County community.
The campaign raised about $165,000, approximately $60,000 short of the goal of $225,000.