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April 30th, 2015

VEHICLE CONGESTION: Parking puts Morsches in a jam

April 30, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City Councilman Dan Weigold is at the ball fields at Morsches Park nearly every night.

As Columbia City High School’s head softball coach, Weigold experiences the park’s parking woes first hand.

“We have cars parked everywhere down there and T-ball games haven’t even started yet,” Weigold said. “There’s nowhere else to go.”

With more than 600 children involved in the park department’s youth baseball and softball leagues, the parking lot fills up fast.

April 29th

READERS' CHOICE: Special section inserted in Thursday's Post & Mail!

April 29, 2015

The annual Readers' Choice special section of results will be inserted into The Post & Mail Thursday, April 30.

Learn who received honors from readers of The Post & Mail in dozens of categories including spaghetti, florist, dining atmosphere – and many, many more!

Look for it tomorrow in your Post & Mail newspaper.

Pick it up at newsstands throughout Whitley County for just 50 cents – or better yet subscribe for convenient home delivery for as little as 37 cents per day. Call 244-5153 for details!

CHURUBUSCO CRASH: US 33 shut down after van hits semi, spills fuel

April 29, 2015

CHURUBUSCO – Both lanes of US 33 (S. Main St.) are closed in front of Brevin’s Downtown Eatery after an accident involving a mini-van and a semi left debris and diesel fuel littering the street.

According to officials, Robert Atweiller of Churubusco was driving south on US 33 when he crossed the center line and sideswiped a semi, driven by John Chaves of Massachusetts. The van struck and damaged the semi’s driver-side fuel tank, which leaked fuel on the street.

GOLF: Eagles downs Braves

April 29, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s Eagle golf team turned in one of its best scores of the season, downing visiting Bellmont at Eagle Glen by a 150-191 score.

The Eagles’ top four golfers all shot 40-or-under scores to top Northeast Hoosier Conference foe Bellmont.

WCSD: Avoid US 33 in Churubusco

April 29, 2015

AVOID US 33 in Churubusco for the next 2 hours due to traffic accident and fuel leak.

The accident and hazmat spill near Brevins in Churubusco will cause traffic backups and detours for the next couple hours.

Suggested alternate routes small vehicles can get around on Pleasant to Ind. 205. Large trucks will have to wait or U.S. 30 to Ind. 205.

COMPLETE: City Hall restrooms

April 29, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Just in time for festival season, Columbia City’s City Hall restrooms are improved and ready for the public.

Though restrooms don’t seem to be important, Columbia City Mayor Ryan Daniel said they can be a first impression to visitors of the community.

“Some people never get past the bathrooms of City Hall,” Daniel said. “We are glad that they are fixed up and ready for festival season. We expect a lot of people to be in-and-out using those.”

DISCUSSIONS CONTINUE: Alley vacation moves forward

April 29, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — With the full Columbia City Common Council present, discussions resumed on a potential alley vacation on the city’s east side.

At the council’s last meeting, two members were absent. After discussion, the council decided to table any decisions until the next meeting.

THURSDAY: Reader’s Choice winners announced

April 29, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Results from The Post & Mail’s Readers’ Choice Awards will be announced Thursday.
A special section will be inserted in Thursday’s edition of The Post & Mail with the list of winners.

Approximately 500 ballots were cast in dozens of categories, including local business, restaurants, public safety officials and more.

Pick up a copy from your local newsstand, or subscribe to The Post & Mail by calling 244-5153.

WILDCAT VICTORY: Whitko boys win quad meet

April 29, 2015

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko picked up wins in seven events to down Northfield, Manchester and Lakeland Christian in a four-way boys’ home track meet Tuesday night.

Whitko’s boys picked up 98.5 points to top Northfield, who scored 85.5. Manchester was third with 58 points, and Lakeland Christian fourth with 1 point.

MEETING AGAIN: Fleetwood, Williams celebrate NBA award

April 29, 2015

SOUTH WHITLEY — When Whitko High School selected Roger Fleetwood as its new boys basketball coach last summer, the Whitko basketball program gained coaching experienced that involved All-Americans, a state championship and an NBA star.

The National Basketball Association announced April 20 that Toronto Raptors guard Lou Williams was named the 2015 Sixth Man of the Year. More than a decade ago, Williams was lacing up to play under Coach Fleetwood for South Gwinnett High School in Atlanta, Ga.

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TOPEKA ­— In a doubly momentous occasion, Churubusco’s Eagle baseball team scored a 14-9 win over...
KENDALLVILLE ­­— Dominating performances by relay teams helped Columbia City’s girls track team...

 

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