Archive - 2014
(COLUMBIA CITY) July 25, 2014 â€” Mayor Ryan Daniel received a message from INDOT stating that the U.S. 30 paving will now begin tomorrow rather than today.
Major delays are expected. The Columbia City Police Department advises drivers to avoid US 30 in Columbia City due to pavement resurfacing.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” In Fridayâ€™s edition of The Post & Mail, pets will be spotlighted in â€śPets On Parade.â€ť Dozens of local pets will be pictured.
The 2013-14 Athletes of the Week will also be inserted in today's paper. Each photograph of high school athletes selected during the school sports season are compiled in this keepsake.
East Van Buren Street (Ind. 205) in Columbia City was re-opened to traffic at 8:30 Friday morning following storm wastewater line repair, according to police reports.
However, as of 8 a.m. Friday morning, the resumption of repaving on U.S. 30, which INDOT and Brooks Construction had scheduled, was not in progress. Traffic was flowing normally with the exception of the bottleneck on U.S. 30 bridge construction near Morsches Park.
Officials Thursday afternoon advised motorists that "U.S. 30 repaving resumes (Friday) in Columbia City. Expect major delays."
COLUMBIA CITY - Crews are expected to be working inside the city limits for the next two weeks before heading west toward Ind. 5. INDOT officials advises long delays are expected, and encourages motorists to plan for alternative routes.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” A special publication featuring the 2013-14 Athletes of the Week will be inserted Friday. Each photograph of high school athletes selected during the school sports season are compiled in this keepsake.
Also in Fridayâ€™s edition of The Post & Mail pets will be spotlighted in â€śPets On Parade.â€ť Dozens of local pets will be pictured.
Be sure to get a copy of these special publications featuring Whitley County faces, athletes and pets!
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A special program focused on postcards will be presented at the Peabody Public Library, 1160 E. Ind. 205 in Columbia City, Saturday, Aug. 2 from 1 to 4 p.m.
Harley Sheets will be the guest speaker. Sheets is the past president of the Indianapolis Postcard Club and co-founder of the Indiana High School Basketball Historical Society.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Many Whitley County children and families have used the Ronald McDonald House in both Indianapolis and Fort Wayne. Aluminum tabs collected help underwrite the cost of their stay in the house. Several of Whitley Countyâ€™s elementary schools, churches, individuals and organizations have collected tabs from time to time. County employees, with the support of the Whitley County Commissioners, created two permanent sites for tab drops.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” As the cost of fuel rises in the current economic climate, it is important that oversight and security exists for Whitley County Municipal Vehicle fuel allocations. â€śI want to make sure that the fuel weâ€™ve purchased is going to where itâ€™s supposed to,â€ť said Whitley County Commissioner George Schrumpf.
Peabody Public Library has hosted several special activities that coincide with its summer reading program, Fizz, Boom, Read. One of those programs was a water-balloon day, held behind the library on East Van Buren Street in Columbia City.
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