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September 13th, 2014

SPARTAN SPANK: Homestead beats Columbia City 27-20

September 13, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — In every contest, there are controllables and uncontrollables — those factors that are under the control of the players — making blocks and tackles, executing plays, playing through pain. Those factors that lie outside the realm of their control — the weather, a slip on loose turf, or a blown official’s call.

DESPERATE DREDGING: Tri-Lakes channels cleared

September 13, 2014

TRI-LAKES — What were once over-grown channels and mucky canals have been dredged in a project spearheaded by Tri-Lakes area residents.
In 2013, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced a project to dredge specific channels around Little Cedar, Big Cedar and Round lakes.

COMMUNITY LEADERS: Initiative to spearhead education

September 13, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — “Prominent” community leaders spoke at a recent Columbia City Rotary Club meeting. The trio has stepped away from their usual careers in economic development, YMCA leadership, and the Community Foundation, to join forces in promoting a project that could make a lasting affect on the future.

APPRECIATION WEEK: Tractor Supply to spotlight pets

September 13, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Tractor Supply Co. in Columbia City will host local pet experts Saturday, Sept. 20 as part of Pet Appreciation Week.
Held Sept. 17 - 21, Pet Appreciation Week (P.A.W.) is Tractor Supply's annual event to celebrate pets and introduce families to the “joy” of owning animals.
As part of the main event Saturday, Sept. 20, the Columbia City store will feature pet experts, demonstrations on pet nutrition, discounts on pet food and supplies, free giveaways and $650 worth of in-store prize drawings.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT: Tenderloin dinner to be served at senior center

September 13, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY ­­— An all-you-can-eat grilled tenderloin dinner will be served at the Woodlands Senior Center in Columbia City, located at 710 Opportunity Dr., Saturday, Sept. 20 from 4 to 7 p.m.
All proceeds will benefit the Senior Center. The cost of admission will be $8.50 for adults, $4.50 for children ages six to 12 and free for children under the age of five.

WILDCATS MAKE MINCEMEAT OF MANCHESTER: Cats win 42-7

September 13, 2014

NORTH MANCHESTER — Whitko’s offense ran wild against Three Rivers Conference foe Manchester Friday night.
The Wildcats tallied 382 yards of offense, cruising to a 42-7 win, the ’Cats’ biggest victory of the season.

HERE'S A BENJAMIN: More than $103 in coupons, discounts in Weekend Post & Mail

September 13, 2014

Smart local shoppers can save more than $103 in coupons and discounts by picking up the Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail, now on newsstands throughout Whitley County.

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•Walmart
•CVS Pharmacy
•Walgreens Pharmacy
•Dunham's Sports
•JC Penney
•Dollar General
•Discount Mattress Center
•Aladdin Vacuum
•Aaron's

September 12th

BUTLER BEATDOWN: Busco eagles fall 14-6

September 13, 2014

BUTLER — Fresh off of its loss against Garrett Saturday, the Churubusco Eagle football team traveled to Butler to face off against the Eastside High School Lancers (3-1) Friday night.
After a long game of tug-of-war, numerous penalties and multiple fumbles, the Eagles fell to the Lancers 14-6.

POWERFUL PAIRING: United Way's chairmen to do great things

September 13, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — “It’s a powerful pairing,” said Whitley County United Way Executive Director Cindy Baker when describing this year’s two campaign chairmen.
Gary Parrett and Tammy Fearnow are working in tandem to lead the giving initiative for the county’s annual United Way campaign.

Dorcas Pressler, 81

September 12, 2014

Aug. 22, 1933 — Sept. 12, 2014
Dorcas J. Pressler, 81, a resident of Churubusco and widow of Donald “Tod” Pressler, passed away at 1:54 a.m. Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at Lutheran Life Villages Pine Valley in Fort Wayne, following an extended illness.
Mrs. Pressler was born Aug. 22, 1933, in Noble County, a daughter of Ted and Carnie (Herron) Pippenger. She spent her formative years on the family farm.
On July 16, 1949, she was married in Merriam to Donald J. “Tod” Pressler, and had lived in the Churubusco area all of her adult life.

 

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