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October 19th

BAND ADVANCE: Columbia City High School's marching band goes to finals

October 19, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City High School’s Marching Eagles have spent 257.7 hours in practice and performance preparing for this year’s season.
For the 38 members of the band, it was worth the effort, as the Marching Eagles are advancing to the Scholastic Finals after a strong performance in the qualifying round last week at Homestead — for the first time in school history.

October 18th

GAMES AND GORE: Columbia City Parks Department hosts mother/son Halloween party

October 18, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s Park Department hosted its first mother/son Halloween party Friday night at Morsches Park.
A spin-off of the department’s annual father/daughter dance, officials said they wanted to spread the fun to mothers and sons as well, creating the fall event.

CRIMINAL CORRECTIONS: Whitley County to conduct feasibility study

October 18, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — Due to recent legislative changes by the state of Indiana, the Whitley County Department of Corrections will likely be dealing with an increase of jail inmates and supervised community criminals, such as those individuals enrolled in work release and home detention.

October 17th

RAKE IN THE DOLLARS: More than $143 in coupons and discounts in Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail

October 18, 2014

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VIDEO: The Top Halloween Costumes Everyone Will Be Wearing In 2014

October 18, 2014

Those planning to be the only Elsa at the Halloween party might want to let that one go. It's likely she'll be the number one costume this year. Mashable asked the data miners at Google Trends to share what costumes people are searching the most, and unsurprisingly, Queen Elsa tops the list. She's joined by a few of her Frozen castmates, and a whole slew of familiar faces in the pop culture world. So, while that Guardian's of the Galaxy costume may seem like a really awesome idea, thousands of others are planning to wear the same thing.

FREE REAL ESTATE GUIDE: New edition of Whitley County guide now on newsstands

October 17, 2014

The newest edition of the monthly Whitley County Real Estate Guide is now on newsstands throughout the Whitley County area.

The free publication offers pages and pages of housing listings to enable prospective homeowners to achieve their American Dream. In addition to starter homes, there are dozens of listings for those who may wish to upgrade their housing.

It's all the new issue of the Whitley County Real Estate Guide, now available.

CALLED TO SERVE: Teen set to follow family’s footsteps, joins military

October 17, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Nicholas Ianucilli is following in his family’s footsteps and joining the military. “A lot of my relatives have joined the military, and I have a sense of honor. I want to help the country I live in,” Ianucilli said.

'ROCK'TOBER: Local club holds show

October 17, 2014

FORT WAYNE — For those amateur explorers and scientists looking to learn more about the world beneath their feet, the Three Rivers Gem and Mineral Society will be holding their 53rd Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil, Lapidary and Jewelry Show and Sale today through Sunday at the Allen County Fair Grounds.

A DAY ON THE FARM: Learning at Merry Lea

October 17, 2014

Four- and five-year-old children from Stepping Stones Preschool went to the Merry Lea Environmental Center Farmstead for a field trip. The angora goat (pictured) enjoyed their company. On the trip, children learned that life on the farm is hard work. They pressed apples for cider, ground corn, made “magic” muffins and helped feed farm animals.

LOCAL HALLOWEEN EVENTS: The Post & Mail contest to cap off costumed events

October 17, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County is going all-out for Halloween this fall, with approximately eight events to celebrate the holiday. In conjunction with those events, The Post & Mail is holding a special contest for those participating in Halloween activities — an online costume contest.

CHURUBUSCO — It was a battle among the aerial predators Friday night as the Churubusco Eagles faced...
AKRON — Whitko’s football team rebounded from its first Three Rivers Conference loss to beat...
OSSIAN — When a football team puts up 35 points to break a six-game losing streak, it’s usually the...

 

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