October 10th, 2014
COLUMBIA CITY â Large businesses and corporations in Whitley County are familiar with the services found at the Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC). However, a specific group of resources are catered to small businesses as well. Amanda Kessens is a small business owner with a shop set to open Saturday in downtown Columbia City.
WHITLEY COUNTY â With winter and the threat of heavy snowfall looming, the Whitley County Highway Department has made plans for salt acquisition to combat poor winter road conditions. Because of the increased demand and lack of proper supply, road officials are forced to come up with innovative and cost-saving solutions.
COLUMBIA CITY â Serving Whitley County senior citizens has been the mission of the Whitley County Council on Aging for 40 years. Seniors gathered at The Woodlands Senior Center Wednesday to commemorate the anniversary with a special lunch.
Columbia Cityâs girls soccer team is advancing to the sectional championship match after beating Fort Wayne North Side Thursday night. The first-round game was originally slated for Tuesday, but was postponed to Thursday due to weather. The Lady Eagles beat the Lady Redskins 1-0, with Columbia Cityâs goal coming from Hannah Wappes (pictured). The sectional final game will be held tonight at Homestead at 5 p.m.
Dec. 7, 1919 â Oct. 8, 2014
Margaret L. Wilcoxson, 94, of Columbia City, passed away Wednesday Oct. 8, 2014, at Millerâs Merry Manor, Columbia City.
Born Dec. 7, 1919, in Whitley County, she was the daughter of James and Ruth (Gangwer) Hess.
A lifetime resident of Whitley County, Margaret graduated from Coesse High School with the Class of 1938.
On Nov. 6, 1941, she married Charles E. Wilcoxson. She was a homemaker and member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and Whitley County Womenâs Extension Club.
April 23, 1924 â Oct. 9, 2014
Hancford âHankâ Louise Layne, 90, of South Whitley, went home to be with the Lord Thursday Oct. 9, 2014.
Born April 23, 1924, in Manton, Ky., she was the daughter of Lee and Nelis (Howard) Stephens.
She grew up in Manton and graduated from Martin High School with the Class of 1944.
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COLUMBIA CITY â Careful not to get in over their heads, Whitley County Consolidated Schools officials are taking some time before jumping into a 1:1 technology program. While some may think a 1:1 program would simply consist of purchasing devices for students, WCCS is focusing on behind-the-scenes tasks before considering the purchase of devices.
It's time to think about cold weather and it's time to think about how it will affect one of your most important possessions: Your vehicle.
A special FALL CAR CARE section will be inserted in Friday's edition of The Post & Mail. The publication highlights tips and ideas, plus tells readers exactly where they can obtain the best auto buys and service locally.
COLUMBIA CITY Ââ For Whitley County residents who might be curious about a new career, feel stuck in a job, or are searching for opportunities to advance, WhitleyForward, in conjunction with Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast and Huntington University, will offer free career-path testing and counseling services Monday, Nov. 10 from 9 a.m. to noon and Thursday, Nov. 13 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.