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November 11th, 2014

PUNCHER'S CHANCE: Man dies after fight with neighbor

November 11, 2014

Authorities say a northeastern Indiana man collapsed and died after stepping away from a fight he had started with a neighbor.

The LaGrange County Sheriff's Department says Edward Garnaat died in the driveway of a home near the town of Howe.

The News Sun reports Garnaat was arguing with a neighbor on Sunday when he punched a neighbor several times.

The sheriff's department says the neighbor didn't punch back but Garnaat collapsed as he began walking away. Officials said Garnaat was believed to be in his late 60s or early 70s.

CRASH: Highway backup Monday evening

November 11, 2014

A two-vehicle crash caused traffic back-ups on U.S. 30 Monday evening near the intersection of Ind. 9 in Columbia City. One lane of U.S. 30 was closed while crews worked to clean up the scene. One person was transported by ambulance; that person’s identity and condition were unavailable. Above, a crew from Columbia City’s Fire Department work to clean up liquid spills and debris from the roadway.

ANNUAL BANQUET: 60 years of service

November 11, 2014

Passages, Inc. recently celebrated its 60-year anniversary with its annual banquet in October. John Dickerson was a special guest speaker at the event. Dickerson is the executive director of the Arc of Indiana, a service for people with intellectual and physical disabilities.

GIRLS HOOPS: Getting ready to start tonight

November 11, 2014

Girls basketball season tips off in Whitley County tonight, with all three local teams hosting games. Columbia City hosts West Noble, Whitko hosts Central Noble and Churubusco plays host to Garrett. See Wednesday’s Edition of The Post & Mail for results from the games.

PRO FOOTBALL RECAP: In case you missed it, here are all the games

November 11, 2014

Thursday 11/6
Cleveland (6-3) 24 @
Cincinnati (5-3-1) 3

The Battle of Ohio had some playoff implications for the first time in
years. Cleveland took sole possession of first place in the AFC North after
a dominating victory over Cincinnati. Cincinnati QB Andy Dalton had the
worst performance of his career as he went 10-33 for 86 yards and 3
interceptions. This resulted in a quarterback rating of 2. As for Cleveland,
this marks the latest in the season they have been in first place since
1994.

Sunday 11/9/14
Arizona (8-1) 31 vs
St. Louis (3-6) 14

‘CALL OF DUTY’ — not just a game

November 11, 2014

It has been a number of years since I’ve really sat down and played video games. In addition to my Xbox 360 breaking, and the birth of our three children, the video game system has taken a backseat to more important priorities. One of my favorite games to play was called “Medal of Honor: Airborne,” in the game you play as Boyd Travers, a fictional paratrooper in the real and active U.S. 82nd Airborne Division during WWII in the European theater.

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: Future of growth in ’Busco

November 11, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — In a bid to increase the economic health and population of the town, the Churubusco Town Council held a public hearing last Thursday regarding a comprehensive master plan. The project, two years in the making, is a joint-venture between the town council, planning commission, Churubusco residents and a local company, Sturtz Public Management Group.

HAPPY VETERANS DAY: Thank a Veteran today!

November 11, 2014

Veterans Day is today, and many government entities, such as Columbia City’s City Hall, Whitley County’s Government Center and the Whitley County Courthouse will be closed in observance of the national holiday. There will be no U.S. Postal delivery today.

RACE RESULTS: Veterans Marathon top ten

November 11, 2014

Place Name Age Gender Time
1 Michael Lavallee 37 M 2:44:57.82
2 Justin Kowalski 29 M 2:52:01.21
3 Grant Stieglitz 29 M 2:54:14.12
4 Michael Fisher 44 M 2:55:55.33
5 Josh Maple 38 M 2:58:58.22
6 Elliott Stowe 42 M 2:59:27.45
7 Calum Johnson 35 M 3:00:34.38
8 Michael Johnson 24 M 3:02:13.45
9 Davon Geiger 20 M 3:02:36.04
10 Tim Schmitt 31 M 3:05:07.49

ARCTIC BLAST: Cold weather on way

November 11, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — After a frigid, snowy 2013-14 season, for many it seems last winter just got over. Winter weather is returning to the local forecast this week, with high temperatures in the 30s and the chance for snow this week.

HUNTINGTON — The Whitko Lady Wildcats basketballt eam traveled south on Ind. 5 to take on a winless...
Columbia City stand-out basketball player Aubrey Wright made her college choice last week, signing...
COLUMBIA CITY — When Columbia City senior Braden Myer heads off to college in the fall, he will...

 

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