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June 23rd, 2015

112th OLD SETTLERS DAY: Festivities officially underway following Old Settlers Association banquet

June 23, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY – The Old Settlers Association's annual banquet has concluded and the official start of Old Settlers Day 2015 has sounded with all the fun of the downtown midway and free entertainment by Bif & The Cruisers on the south lawn stage of the Whitley County Courthouse.

The 112th event will continue through Saturday with the big American Legion Parade slated for 6 p.m. that day.

A complete schedule of events can be found under Special Sections on the blue bar on The Post & Mail's home page. Click on "Old Settlers Days 2015."

June 22nd

WINNERS: The Post & Mail Cutest Kid Contest

June 22, 2015

The winners of The Post & Mail's April Cutest Kid Contest are:

• Age group 1 and under - Paige Pressler (413 votes)
• Age group 2 to 3 - Eva Sue Omelian (239 votes)
• Age group 4 to 6 - Tayler Enyeart ( 259 votes)
• Age group 7 to 9 - Taelor Robinson (133 votes)

A digital publication featuring all the children will be published at a later date.

SUMMER MORN FOG: Second day of summertime brings fog advisory by NWS

June 22, 2015

Special Statement from National Weather Service for Whitley County
Statement as of 6:40 AM EDT on June 22, 2015

... Areas of dense fog early this morning...

Areas of fog will gradually erode after 8 am EDT this morning.
Localized visibilities of one quarter of a mile are possible
through 8 am EDT. Motorists should exercise caution when
travelling across the area... and be prepared for rapid changes in
visibilities over short distances.

640 am EDT Mon Jun 22 2015

... Areas of dense fog early this morning...

June 21st

• VIDEO ALERT: 'Frozen' Softball Team Will Melt Your Heart

June 21, 2015

'Frozen' Softball Team Will Melt Your Heart
The Freeze, an Oklahoma softball team composed of 4 and 5-year-olds, is gaining national attention for playing ball in their Elsa gowns.

June 20th


June 20, 2015

We want to see what its like for a Day in the Life of Whitley County.

Submit your photos from Father's Day, the longest day of the year, to see them in an upcoming publication.

Don't forget to include the names of the people in the photos.

DELIGHTFUL DAD DRAWINGS: Children render dear, ol' Dad in Weekend Post & Mail

June 20, 2015

The Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail, now available on newsstands and convenience stores throughout Whitley County, contains a large collection of children's drawings of their Dads in celebration of Father's Day on Sunday.

Using a template provided by The Post & Mail and local businesses, the children rendered their depictions of dear, ol' Dad.

The reader feature, along with dozens of other local news items you need to know and a large, valuable collection of advertiser coupons and discounts, are in the Weekend Post & Mail.

Pick up your copy today. Still just 50 cents!

TRAVEL ADVISORY: Ind. 5 is closed in Huntington County between Ind. 124 and U.S. 224

June 20, 2015

HUNTINGTON, Ind.- At the request of the Army Corps of Engineers, Ind. 5 is closed between Ind. 124 and U.S. 224 through at least Sunday, June 21, at 6 p.m.

The closure started at 6 p.m. Friday and is expected to last for at least 48 hours. INDOT will have barricades in place.

Motorists are directed to find alternate routes of travel during this time.

ALL FOR 50 CENTS: Weekend Editon of The Post & Mail features American Profile magazine, more than $133 in coupon savings and discounts

June 20, 2015

Enjoy your Father's Day weekend by picking up your copy of this Weekend's Edition of The Post & Mail! Included in the Weekend Edition is the popular American Profile magazine.

In addition to the top local news of the day, features and local sports, the Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail is FULL of coupon savings and discounts! The Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail is now available on newsstands and at convenience stores and other outlets throughout Whitley County.

June 19th

3-ON-3: Tournament is Saturday

June 19, 2015

The annual Big G's 3-on-3 tournament is Saturday morning. Downtown streets are closed for the event.

There will be a free concert downtown Saturday night, hosted by the Columbia City Main Street Association.

Columbia City's Parks Department's Valero Junior Golf Tour played Monday at Eagle Glen Golf Course...
Whitko's 10-and-under baseball travel team advanced to the second round of semi-state play where...
Columbia City's volleyball team competed in the Hoosier Open Thursday and Friday at Bishop Dwenger....


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