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April 29th, 2015

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.

5 INNING WIN: Whitko downs Triton

April 29, 2015

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko’s baseball team handled Triton 12-1 in five innings Tuesday night behind a 10-run explosion from its offense in the fourth inning.

After the first inning ended with a scoreless tie, the game remained close after three with a 2-1 Wildcat lead. The Triton Trojans struggled to contain Whitko batters in the fourth, allowing 10 runs before ending the Wildcat rally.

3-WAY: Col. City girls take second

April 29, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s girls placed second in a three-way meet with Northeast Hoosier Conference foes New Haven and East Noble. East Noble scored 74 points to Columbia City’s 54, with New Haven finishing third with 38 points.

The Lady Eagles started the meet with a win in the 3,200-meter relay. The team of Morgan Von Seggern, Samina Qureshi, Lauren Keller and Hannah Wappes finished in 10:46 for the win. Wappes also picked up a win in the 800-meter run.

ARREST: Whitley wanted man caught in Syracuse

April 29, 2015

SYRACUSE — A wanted man is being held at the Whitley County Jail without bond after a foot pursuit and fight with police on Monday.

Officers from several Kosciusko County agencies were involved in a foot pursuit and arrest of a wanted man from Whitley County in the town of Syracuse.

Kosciusko County Drug Task Force units, along with officers from Syracuse, Indiana State Police and the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department, attempted to apprehend an individual, identified as Kevin Michael Hall, 39, of Pierceton.

SENIOR LIVING: Special section inserted in today's Post & Mail

April 29, 2015

Popular sports for active seniors, heart health advice and a "doggy review" are among the interesting topics in SENIOR LIVING, a special Post & Mail section inserted in Wednesday edition!

The special section in today's newspaper also has local advertising that addresses services and goods catering to Whitley County senior citizens.

April 28th

REMEMBER MOM: Honor Mom, living or deceased, in special feature May 9

April 28, 2015

The Post & Mail is publishing a special Mother's Day tribute page on Saturday, May 9, on Mother's Day Weekend.

For just $9 you can publish a photo of your Mom, print her name and up to 12 additional words. What a surprise for Mom and a lasting tribute! All for just $9!
Contact The Post & Mail's Classified Department at (260) 244-5153 or stop by the newspaper's Business Office at 927 W. Connexion Way located in Armstrong Business Park in Columbia City. Deadline for submissions is Wednesday, May 6 at 5 p.m.

COUNTY CONSIDERING: Regional sewer district

April 28, 2015

WHITLEY COUNTY — The Whitley County Board of Commissioners heard a presentation by GAI Consultants on the establishment of a regional sewer district at its April meeting.

GAI consultants presented information that they had gathered in hopes of being contracted to provide services in the creation of such a district for those areas not now served by a sewer district.

GAI pointed out to the commissioners that they had been in contact with Indiana Department of Environmental Management officials in determining which approaches would best serve the Commissioners in this endeavor.

COME-FROM-BEHIND: Whitko scores win

April 28, 2015

SOUTH WHITLEY — Monday night in South Whitley, Whitko’s Haley Yohe smacked a double in the bottom of the seventh inning to lead Whitko to a come-from-behind 4-3 victory over Oak Hill.

WELCOME HOME: Banks focused on family before politics

April 28, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — A week after his return from Afghanistan, State Senator Jim Banks is taking a break from the world to focus on his family.

Banks returned home from his duty with the U.S. Navy last Tuesday to a welcoming party of his family and friends.

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