July 29th, 2014
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ A variety of barnyard animals were highlighted at the Whitley County 4-H Fair, but in one vendor booth it was photographs of ‚Äúcute kids‚ÄĚ that gained attention. B.A.B.E. of Whitley County‚Äôs annual Cutest Kids Contest was a fundraiser held during the 4-H Fair.
WHITLEY COUNTY ‚ÄĒ Property owners may want to know more about where their tax dollars go and exactly what those funds are used for. Whitley County government leaders want county taxpayers to know that county budgets and tax levy information is available at www.budgetnotices.in.gov, or by calling the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance at 888-739-9826.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ Another community-minded group has joined the list of nonprofit and service organizations in Indiana. However, the Kiwanis Club is unique in that its founding purpose has evolved in its almost 100-year existence.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ The Marshal of Dodge City was forced to gun down a gang of outlaws in Columbia City Friday night. The massacre was followed by the return of the dastardly villain Butch Cavendish. A group of amateur actors and volunteers performed two on-stage radio plays ‚ÄúBloody Hands,‚ÄĚ from ‚ÄúGunsmoke‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúThe Return of Butch Cavendish‚ÄĚ from ‚ÄúThe Lone Ranger‚ÄĚ Friday night at the Peabody Public Library auditorium, performed by The Peabody Radio Theatre Players.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ As part of The Post & Mail‚Äôs coverage of the Whitley County 4-H Fair, a scrapbook will be published in August. The special publication will include a recap of fair events and contests.
It will highlight 4-Hers‚Äô projects and fair memories. This annual scrapbook is the ideal keepsake for 4-H families, friends and supporters.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ A variety of backed goods were auctioned off at the Whitley County 4-H Fair, which was held July 11 through 17 in Columbia City. Total sales equaled $10,685.
The photograph was submitted by Chuck Mathieu, a Churubusco resident and Churubusco historian. The photo depicts Van Buren Street in downtown Columbia City in 1907.
Want to share a historical photo with The Post & Mail readers? You can submit a photograph via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or bring your photo to The Post & Mail‚Äôs office, located at 927 W. Connexion Way in Columbia City, during normal business hours.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ For a second year, Beth Gaff, of Columbia City, is spearheading an initiative for city residents to offer garage sales as a collective. The Columbia City Garage Sale will be Saturday from 8 to 5 p.m.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ Cars, trucks, motorcycles and golf carts will all convene around the Whitley County Courthouse Square Saturday to benefit local children. Junior Achievement will host its annual auto show from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. to raise money for the organizations‚Äôs programs.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ The U.S. 30 resurfacing project is in full-swing this week in Columbia City. Motorists should expect long delays, as traffic has been restricted to one lane in each direction on the federal highway.