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Archive - 2014

July 26th

BEEF BUCKS: Waugh's steer brings top dollar at auction

July 26, 2014

Breanna Waugh sold the Reserve Grand Champion Dairy Beef Steer. Pictured with Waugh are some of her buyers. Left to right: Kyle Bolinger, Caleb Waugh, Jim Argerbright of Star Bank, Gene Browning of FCEC, Leroy Waugh, Tom Western, Jim Waugh, Justin Klingler of Troxel Equipment, and Danielle and Patrick Maley of Max Maley Family Farms.

ACCOUNTS UNDER SCRUTINY: Auditor McGuire offers apology

July 26, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — An investigation has started involving Whitley County Auditor Jennifer McGuire and county funds she managed as part of her duties. According to Whitley County Commissioners, McGuire is on voluntary leave until further notice.

“I want to publicly apologize to my friends and family, my co-workers and to the citizens of Whitley County for my poor judgment,” McGuire responded in a written statement to The Post & Mail.

No official charges have been filed — Commissioners were adamant that specific details were still being uncovered as of Friday.

BACK TO WORK: INDOT to continue with U.S. 30 project today

July 26, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Indiana Department of Transportation made an announcement Friday that work on U.S. 30 would resume today. Originally the project was to continue Friday, but as the morning commute began, no road crews were in sight.

The Post & Mail posted on its website (www.thepostandmail.com) Friday that Columbia City Mayor Ryan Daniel had been informed by INDOT officials that work was to be delayed until today.

FARMING PINCH: Higher costs hurt new farmers, USDA reports

July 26, 2014

LOGANSPORT (HSPA) — The rising cost of farming expenses is making it tougher for young farmers to get into agriculture, according to a national census.

HIGH ON THE HORSE: 4-H fair photos

July 26, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — Horses took center ring during the Whitley County 4-H Fair recently. 4-Hers competed in a variety of contests. Pictured is Alexa Working who earned Grand Champion in Western Performance. See more results and photographs of the horse shows and other animal contests in The Post & Mail’s 4-H Scrapbook inserted Aug. 8.

FOUND MONEY: More than $139 in Coupons and discounts in Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail

July 26, 2014

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In addition to top local news, extensive features, court judgments, features and sports, the Weekend Edition has coupons and discounts from:

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•Walmart

July 25th

RECORD-SETTING AUCTION: Champion animals go for top dollar

July 26, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — With the final bang of the gavel, Whitley County’s 4-H Fair auction closed with a record setting total of $405,844.98 July 17.

Several individual records were set at the 2014 auction.

AUDITOR UNDER INVESTIGATION: McGuire on voluntary leave

July 25, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY (July 25, 2014) -- Whitley County Commissioners and Whitley County Prosecutor Matt Rentschler announced earlier today that Whitley County Auditor Jennifer McGuire is being investigated for alleged improprieties while acting in her county government position.

Read more coverage of this news story in Saturday's Post & Mail

ONLINE POLL RESULTS

July 25, 2014

FRIENDSHIP DEEPLY ROOTED: Diverse display by sunflowers

July 25, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — When Natalie Harker gave her best friend Carolyn Manning a couple extra sunflower seeds, neither one thought anything extraordinary would happen. However, as the weeks went by, and the sunflowers grew, it became apparent that Manning had planted some rather extraordinary seeds.

Recent Churubusco graduate Katie Monk signed with the University of Indianapolis for track and...
COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Community Foundation is hosting a 5K run to benefit a local...
Pictured is the Columbia City Park Department’s league and tournament champions — Downtown on the...

 

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