November 22nd, 2014
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Philanthropist: a person who seeks to promote the welfare of others.
No better word describes the devotion and dedication of John Lefever to the Whitley County community.
Tuesday night, Lefever was honored by the Whitley County Community Foundation for his 20 years of service as a board member.
â€śWe are so blessed that he has been a part of our cause,â€ť said WCCF Executive Director September McConnell.
We're all warming up to big holiday savings and â€“ they start heating up in this Weekend's Edition of The Post & Mail.
In fact, there are more than $108 in coupon savings, discounts and specials in your Post & Mail â€“ now available at newsstands throughout Whitley County!
In addition to the money you can save, you'll also find out about local news, local sports and features that you simply can't obtain anywhere else. Additionally, you'll receive the very popular American Profile magazine and TV Times television digest.
HUNTINGTON â€” The Whitko Lady Wildcats basketballt eam traveled south on Ind. 5 to take on a winless Huntington Lady Vikings team Friday night.
The Lady Wildcats could not overcome offensive turnovers in the middle two quarters, and a Huntington advantage from behind the 3-point arc, falling to the host Lady Vikings by a 70-61 score.
Who says all your sides have to be savory? Pears, honey, and baked sweet potatoes can go a long way next to stuffing and turkey. Try these recipes for a well-balanced holiday spread.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” In Whitley County, gas prices have hovered at less than $3 for the last three weeks. According to AAA, the national average for a gallon of Regular gasoline is approximately $2.85, which is six cents less than the price last week and down 36 cents from this time last year. Many local residents said the recent drop in price has resulted in a savings of approximately $15-20 a week.
Columbia City stand-out basketball player Aubrey Wright made her college choice last week, signing with Taylor University. Pictured in front row, from left: grandfather Ted Wright, Aubrey Wright, father Robin Wright and mother Teresa Wright. Pictured in back are Taylor University Head Coach Kelly Packard (left) and Columbia City Head Coach Amy Shearer.
April. 5, 1966 â€” Nov. 18, 2014
Kevin Joel Minnix, 48, of Columbia City, died Tuesday evening, Nov. 18, 2014.
He was born April 5, 1966 in Columbia City, a son of Mendell and Irma Sue (Lovely) Minnix.
He made his home in Columbia City with the exception of 1980 to 1985, when he was in Cleveland, OH.
He was employed at C&H Concrete, Kilgore Manufacturing and Corporate Construction.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Friends, family and neighbors were honored at the Whitley County Community Foundationâ€™s 18th Annual Heart of Gold Awards Ceremony Thursday night at the Eagles Nest.
The 2014-15 Whitley County high school winter sports season for boys is previewed in Friday's edition of The Post & Mail.
Included are previews and photos for basketball, wrestling and swimming teams from Columbia City, Whitko and Churubusco high schools.
It's all in a special tabloid publication inserted in Friday's Post & Mail!
COLUMBIA CITY â€” When Columbia City senior Braden Myer heads off to college in the fall, he will take with him more than the usual suitcase full of jeans and T-shirts.