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November 11th, 2014

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

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.

November 10th

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash at 9/30

November 10, 2014

Avoid the intersection of US 30 and Ind. 9 due to a personal injury crash.

DNR NEWS: Coyotes adjust to landscape, including urban areas

November 10, 2014

Personal experiences shape our attitudes toward most wildlife. This is especially true for coyotes.

Thoughts range from worthless varmint that should be removed completely to a beautiful creature deserving of protection.

One thing for sure – Indiana is coyote country.

Coyotes are a native species once limited to the prairie regions of western Indiana. Reports of coyotes in Indiana began to increase in the 1970s.

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