August 23rd, 2012
The next meeting of the Whitley County Amateur Radio Club (WCARC) will be held tonight at the Peabody Library starting at 7 p.m. in the Lower Level Community Room A. The library is located at 1160 E. Ind. 205 in Columbia City. The program for the evening will be a demonstration on the new SDR/Flex radio presented by Paul Patterson / AE9P. All WCARC general meetings are open to the public. For further information on the Whitley County Amateur radio Club visit www.wcarc.org.
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SOUTH WHITLEY ‚ÄĒ After a dramatic game last season, several Whitko players mentioned the same goal in preseason interviews this summer.
Beating Columbia City.
A goal that is only fitting after last year‚Äôs disappointing loss for the Wildcats, and exciting win for Columbia City.
This season, both teams come into the game looking to pick up their first wins, after facing losses in the opening round. The Eagles lost to Warsaw last week, 20-14, and Whitko fell to Wawasee, 20-7, an improvement from last season‚Äôs 24-0 loss to the Warriors. Last year, Columbia City beat Warsaw 34-14.
Terry L. Farber, 61, of Columbia City, died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at his home.
Surviving relatives include his wife, Marold and two children, Erika Pickett and Jeffrey Farber.
Arrangements are being completed at Smith & Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City.
A complete obituary will be published in the Friday edition of The Post & Mail.
Additional information may be obtained by logging on to www.smithandsonsfuneralhome.com.
COLUMBIA CITY ¬≠‚ÄĒ Even if you‚Äôve traveled the world like Scott Moore has, home is where your heart is.
‚ÄúIt doesn‚Äôt matter where it is, but the town where your family and friends are ‚ÄĒ that‚Äôs what I call home,‚ÄĚ said Scott Moore, 27.
Moore has settled down in an area where he can be surrounded by loved ones.
Once a globe-trotting professional basketball player, he feels like he‚Äôs living the dream now that he is employed as the new personal trainer at Anytime Fitness in Columbia City.
CHURUBUSCO ¬≠‚ÄĒ The battle for Whitley County high school volleyball supremacy entered its initial phase Tuesday evening as the Whitko Lady Wildcats traveled up Ind. 205 to take on the host, the Churubusco Lady Eagles.
The Lady Eagles ran the table on the visiting Lady Wildcats as they took the Varsity, JV and C-team matches, ending all in straight set wins.
‚ÄôBusco took the varsity match by a 25-25,25-16, 25-18 count. Churubusco took the JV match by a 25-20, 25-11 count, and the C-team contest by a 25-22, 25-19 score.
PIERCETON ‚ÄĒ Whitko Community School Corporation‚Äôs Board of Trustees opened Monday evening‚Äôs agenda with a budget review for 2013 presented by Director of Financial Operations Tom McFarland.
SOUTH WHITLEY ¬≠‚ÄĒ The Whitley County Democrats held its annual Thomas Marshall Dinner Monday night. Among the guests were Kevin Boyd, candidate for Congress.
Boyd said that he wanted to run for the U.S. House of Representatives because he knows how difficult the lives of Americans are today.
‚ÄúI share the determination and hard work of many struggling families in northeast Indiana, having worked two jobs since 2007 just to make ends meet,‚ÄĚ said Boyd.
Boyd has been a Fort Wayne resident since 1989. He and his wife, Barb, have raised two children, Diana and Rob.
PIERCETON ‚ÄĒ With the first day of school on Aug. 15, the Whitko Community School Corporation‚Äôs Board of Trustees held its regular monthly meeting Monday evening to recognize new staff and faculty members who are prepared to tackle the new school year.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ Tom O‚ÄôNeill and Dave Lehman, of Passages, came before the county commissioners Monday thanking them for their continued support to the organization over the years.
Passages mission is ‚Äúto support people with intellectual and/or development disabilities in living, learning, working and socializing in the community through the use of quality practices.‚ÄĚ
As O‚ÄôNeill handed the board a sheet demonstrating the county‚Äôs support, he told them the funds have been mainly used for transportation related costs, as Passages serves over 100 people annually.