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April 24th, 2015

WILD GAME: ‘A walk on the wild side’

April 24, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Bob Addison of Columbia City has a passion for hunting wild game and turning it into sizzling, delicious meals. As a Whitley County resident for most of his life, Addison has also shared his skills with the community.

He began cooking in high school after big hunts would leave him with stock-piles of meat.

CANCELLED: Col. City opening day cancelled for weather

April 24, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Due to rainy, cold conditions in the forecast for Saturday, Columbia City’s Park Department has cancelled its opening day ceremony.
Park officials said the parade, which was to begin at 10:30 a.m., will likely not be rescheduled.
Park officials have not yet decided if the games will be rescheduled.

SPRING CAR CARE: Special inserted in today's Post & Mail

April 24, 2015

Getting the ol' buggy ready for the season?

Pick up today's Post & Mail at newsstands throughout Whitley County! Included is a special Spring Car Care section that offers tips on maintaining and enhancing your vehicle for warmer weather, as well as where to obtain automotive goods and services.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 5 worst #1 picks in NFL draft history

April 24, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 5 worst #1 picks in NFL draft history

Patrick Jones has the 5 worst number one overall draft picks in NFL history. Who were they? Check out the video!

April 23rd

OPENING DAY: Thousands expected at Morsches on Saturday

April 23, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City Park officials expect at least 2,000 people at Morsches Park Saturday morning for the park’s annual “opening day” ceremony.

A parade will begin at the diamonds at 10:30 a.m. and the first games of the youth league’s season will follow.

TAKING 2ND: Deaf student places at state speech contest

April 23, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — A famous quote in the deaf community says, “Deaf people can do anything, except hear.” Kali Lacy, a sophomore Honor student at Eagle Tech, is the living embodiment of that quote.

After winning the sectional competition, Lacy competed in the IHSFA (Indiana High School Forensics Association) State Speech Tournament at Fishers High School on March 28. Her 10-minute original oratory, “Born This Way,” compared the medical and cultural views of deafness and won her a second-place trophy.

PARKVIEW FIELD: Wildcats drop game

April 23, 2015

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko’s baseball team gave up six runs in the top of the seventh inning, letting a Three Rivers Conference game with the Southwood Knights slip away 10-7 on a cold Wednesday evening.

The host Wildcats got on the board first with a single run in the bottom of the second inning.
Southwood tied the game in the top of the third with a single run.

BALANCING PRIVACY AND SAFETY: Sheriff speaks on inmate suicide

April 23, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — With approximately 2,000 inmates coming in and out of the jail each year, officers have no easy job.

On top of keeping inmates safe from each other, they also strive to keep inmates safe from themselves — all while providing inmates with the privacy they want, and demand.

14 TO 4: Miscues costly in Eagle loss

April 23, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s baseball team battled gale-force winds Tuesday. They dodged sn-ow flurries at game-time Wednesday.

In the end, seven Eagle errors, and 13 walks helped the visiting Concordia Cadets to hang a 14-4 defeat on the host Eagles.

NEW TRUCK: New tech

April 23, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Two years in the making, Columbia City’s new fire truck is finally being put into service this week.

The new truck comes with exciting new features — some that trucks in other departments in the area don’t have.

CHURUBUSCO — A sixth-inning explosion by Churubusco’s baseball team helped the Eagles to a 17-7 win...
AUBURN — Churubusco’s boys golf team traveled to Bridgewater golf course for a three-way contest...
HUNTINGTON — Columbia City’s golf team continued an impressive season with a 149-181 victory over...

 

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