June 10th, 2015
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s boys golf team takes the next step on the road to the IHSAA state finals tournament on Thursday when the Eagles travel to Warsawâ€™s Stonehenge Golf Club for regional competition.
The Eagles qualified for regional play with a 303-305 win over Plymouth that gave Columbia City the sectional crown. Warsaw was the third team to qualify from the sectional. The Tigers posted a 315 score.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A petition of 28 signatures was presented to Columbia Cityâ€™s Common Council Tuesday, prompting a lengthy discussion by the council with members of the community.
Danny Rumple, at 202 S. Walnut St., in Columbia City, has constructed his own BMX set up, equipped with ramps and a half-pipe that stands 6 feet, 9 inches tall.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Tickets for the 2015 Old Settlers Days are now on sale at various locations in Columbia City. This yearâ€™s OSD festival will be held June 23 to 27.
Tickets are available at the following locations:
Star Insurance, Lake City Bank, Star Bank on Frontage Road, Three Rivers Federal Credit Union, Family Video, Walgreens, J&J Insurance, BrewHa, Peoples Federal Credit Union, Walmart, Kroger, BE Comics, Chase Bank, Crossroads Bank, CVS, Redman Plumbing, Culligan Water, Shear Envy Hair Care, ProFed Credit Union and Teghtmeyer ACE Hardware.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” A high-speed chase covered roughly 10 miles of U.S. 30 on May 25 and ended with no injuries.
A report from Indiana State Police Trooper Donald Stoffel says a woman driving a small, white vehicle was spotted driving west on U.S. 30 at approximately 10:44 a.m. traveling in excess of 100 mph.
CHURUBUSCO â€” The 66th annual celebration of the hunt for Oscar, also known as Turtle Days, begins Wednesday at Churubusco Park.
Rides will be up and running by 5 p.m. at the Midway on the south side of the park and will be open until 10 p.m. Wednesday. The Midway will be open Thursday from 5-10 p.m., Friday from 5-11 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Columbia Cityâ€™s boys track team announced its award winners at its annual banquet. Award winners from left include: Gage Emrick, Most Valuable Runner, hurdles; Heath Atkins, Most Valuable Jumper, long jump; Andrew McFarland - Most Valuable Runner- 200- and 400-meter dash and Most Valuable Participant; Noah Judd- Rookie of the Year, 400-meter dash; and Tim Hearld, Most Valuable Jumper, high jump.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Far-reaching changes to U.S. 30 are coming much sooner than originally projected.
Newly-released ideas call for the elimination of all stoplights on U.S. 30 from East Lincolnway through Columbia City to West Lincolnway. The plan includes overpasses at Ind. 109 and Ind. 9 with no access to U.S. 30 from Ind. 109.
It's not too late to pick up a copy of Monday's edition of The Post & Mail from an area newsstand or our office for the 2015 Turtle Days section.
The section includes information on the schedule and this year's special events.
The Monday edition is available at newsstands until approximately 10 a.m. and is available at our office any day during regular business hours.
A major renovation of U.S. 30 could be closer than first thought. Pick up a copy of Tuesday's edition of The Post & Mail for details of a $30.5 million plan for the highway â€” which includes no stoplights in Columbia City â€” set for a 2019 start date.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” As part of the Indiana/Poland 4-H Exchange, 22 Polish natives will make the trip to Columbia City this summer.
Now in its 11th year, the Indiana/Poland exchange has involved 160 Hoosier youth and families from 25 counties in the exchange experience.