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August 26th, 2014

FANS FIRED UP FOR FRIDAY: Home football crowds ready for action

August 26, 2014

Whitko’s cheer block is gearing up for another home football game this Friday night. The Wildcats are hosting county-rival Columbia City.

PIGSKIN PICKS 2014: Debuts Wednesday

August 26, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY – The Post & Mail’s popular weekly Pigskin Picks returns each Wednesday beginning tomorrow, Aug. 27, with a selection of nine games (NFL and NCAA) for readers to choose winners.

The first week traditionally offers exclusively NCAA games.
What’s in it for readers? Weekly cash prizes will be awarded –plus weekly fame in your local newspaper!

Michael Thiele, 63

August 26, 2014

Michael W. Thiele , 63, passed away Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.
Born in Fort Wayne, Michael was an Independent Insurance Agent for 10 years, retiring in 2013.
He was a member of Aboite Lutheran Church and enjoyed fishing and spending time with friends and family.

WCCS SHOWS IMPROVEMENT: Current ISTEP+ test reaches its end

August 26, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — With new testing making its way to Indiana this spring, Whitley County Consolidated Schools’ Superintendent Patricia O’Connor took the opportunity to review the district’s history of the ISTEP+ test over the last six years.

August 25th

STRONG STORM HITS: Central part of Whitley pummeled by roaring thunderstorm

August 25, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY – A strong thunderstorm roared through central Whitley County shortly before 6 p.m. Monday, with winds topping 50 mph, accompanied by torrential rain and lightning.

The temperature plummeted from 93 degrees to 73 in the span of less than 15 minutes as the storm hit.

In Columbia City, rain fell at the rate of nearly two inches per hour as sustained winds of 35-40 mph gusted to more than 50 mph.

There were no immediate reports of catastrophic damage, no tornadoes or personal injury. Watch for updates on this website and details in
Tuesday's Post & Mail.

CAR SHOW: Squawbuck Days snapshots

August 25, 2014

A variety of cars were on display during Larwill’s Squawbuck Day’s Saturday. The event began Friday and continued through Sunday. As part of the town festival, special meals were prepared by The Lions Club, Richland Township Fire Department and several churches.

DONATIONS NEEDED: Churubusco seeks non-perishables for holidays

August 25, 2014

CHURUBUSCO ­— The town of Churubusco will again be collecting non-perishable food and toiletry items for the Churubusco United Methodist Church and St. John Bosco Catholic Church food pantries.

EMERGENCY DISMISSAL DRILL: Safety continues to be focus for WCCS

August 25, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Michelle Urban, leader of the Whitley County Consolidated Schools’ Safety Committee, is “excited” to bring new projects to the table this school year.

BOYS SOCCER FIRST VICTORY: Goalkeeper Helton tallies 13 saves

August 25, 2014

WARSAW — Whitko’s boys soccer team picked up its first win of the season Saturday at Lakeland Christian Academy. The Wildcats took down Lakeland in a close, 3-2 match.

HEART STRINGS: Collection captures Larwill history

August 25, 2014

LARWILL — Food, garage sales, a flea market and a car show were all featured at Larwill’s Squawbuck Days. However, it was history that plucked the heart strings for many who attended the three-day festival.

WALTON — In its first meeting with Lewis Cass, Churubusco’s football team fell to the Kings, 16-7...
SOUTH WHITLEY ­— Whitko’s Lady Wildcat volleyball teams faced off against the Manchester Lady...
COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s girls golf team is continuing to stay near the top of the Northeast...

 

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