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Archive - 2014

October 29th

PASSAGES CELEBRATES: Awards, honors and 60 years

October 29, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Passages, Inc. celebrated its 60-year anniversary Monday by kicking it off with the Passages and Whitley Crossings Neighborhood Corporation Annual Meeting.

3 FOR 3: Little Turtle Elementary harriers setting the pace for 1-mile runs

October 29, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Little Turtle Elementary Schools boys cross country team walked into three invitationals this season and ran away with three titles — posting an undefeated season with numerous individual awards.

Emogene Leasure, 95

October 29, 2014

June. 1, 1919 — Oct. 27, 2014
Emogene H. “Jean” Leasure, 95, North Manchester, died at 2:20 a.m. Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, in Timbercrest Senior Living Community, North Manchester.
She was born June 1, 1919, in Kosciusko County, to Emory and Mary (Warner) Hossler.
She graduated from Pierceton High School (Pierceton) in 1937, and from Manchester College where she received a BS degree in education. She received her master’s degree in guidance and counseling from Purdue University in 1964.

IT'S OFFICIAL, SORT OF: City Council approves 2015 budget

October 29, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — It’s official — the City of Columbia City’s $5 million budget has been approved for 2015 — sort of. Columbia City Common Council approved the 2015 budget at Tuesday night’s meeting, but city officials won’t know exactly how much money they’re working with until they hear back from the state.

VIDEO: Notre Dame #10 in Initial College Football Playoff Rankings

October 29, 2014

VIDEO: Notre Dame #10 in Initial College Football Playoff Rankings

PIGSKIN $$$$ WON: More than $220 won by Post & Mail Pigskin Pickers

October 29, 2014

Dozens of Post & Mail readers test their football predicting ability each week in the newspaper's popular Pigskin Picks weekly contest that is published each Wednesday.

And you can play too!

Simply pick up Wednesday's Post & Mail at newspaper racks, dealers and most convenience stores in Whitley County, examine this week's NFL and NCAA games, make your picks and submit them to the newspaper office by 5:30 p.m. each Friday.

So far this season, more than $220 has been won by Pigskin Pickers!

October 28th

REYNOLDS TRAIN WRECK: 14 hurt in Indiana Amtrak crash with semitrailer

October 28, 2014

REYNOLDS, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana sheriff says 14 people aboard an Amtrak train were injured when the train traveling from Indianapolis to Chicago collided with a semitrailer that crossed into its path.

White County Sheriff Pat Shafer tells The Associated Press 14 people complaining of pain were taken to local hospitals. He says he didn't know the severity of the injuries.

Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari says no one aboard the Hoosier State line suffered serious or life-threatening injuries in the collision about 25 miles north of Lafayette.

SPELL BOWL: Indian Springs M.S. spellers win conference

October 28, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Try spelling words like “obfuscate,” “fallacious” and “knickknack.” Those were some of the 51 junior division words, out of a possible 72, the Indian Springs Middle School’s Spell Bowl team spelled correctly at the Northeast Lakes Middle School Conference (NELMSC) Spell Bowl Competition hosted by Edgewood Middle School this month.

ON THE BALLOT: 2014 ballot breakdown

October 28, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — The Nov. 4 election is one week away and there are several contested races at the county level, especially in the school systems.
Before making the trip to the voting booth, some are confused as to who they are, and aren’t voting for. Between township trustees, township board members, school board members and county positions, some don’t know what to expect.

VETERANS DAY PHOTO SALUTE: Deadline is Friday to submit photos and info

October 28, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY – A 2014 Veterans Day Photo Salute in The Post & Mail newspaper will be published in the Nov. 8 Weekend Edition.

Details about how you can submit photos and information about family members who have served our nation in the military – past or present – can be found in an advertisement in today's newspaper, available at newsstands throughout Whitley County, or by calling the newspaper office at 260 244-5153.

This is an opportunity for the public to honor a loved one, living or deceased, on the pages of this special feature.


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