Archive - 2014 - News Article
COLUMBIA CITY â€“ Oak Grove Church of God, located just south of Columbia City at 2426 S. Raber Road, invites everyone to join the congregation for a Christmas Eve celebration.
Service times will be 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. on Wednesday evening, Christmas Eve.
"You will be greeted warmly and made to feel right at home," notes the Oak Grove congregation.
Oak Grove Church of God's phone number is 260 244-3052.
Its website is: www.oakgrovecog.com
COLUMBIA CITY â€“ Murphy Jewelers, located at 103 S. Main St., in downtown Columbia City, is the store for last-minute gift ideas.
"Merry Christmas! We'll wrap up your purchase AND your shopping right here at Murphy Jewelers," notes the staff.
Included at the jewelery store are diamonds, gemstones, pendants, earrings Black Hills Gold, Charm bracelets, music and jewelery boxes, Citizen and BelAir Watches, gold neckchains and bracelets ---- plus gift certificates.
"Whitley County's Jeweler since 1950" will be open Tuesday until 7 p.m. and Christmas Eve until 3 p.m.
COLUMBIA CITY â€“ The staff at Buchanan Automotive and Body Shop, 2525 E. Business 30, just east of Columbia City, advises motorists to be especially safe this holiday season.
"We wish you safe travels .... and Merry Christmas!"
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Buchanan Automotive's phone number is 260 244-6105.
COLUMBIA CITY â€“ Becky Curless, agent at State Farm Insurance, 208 N. Line St., near downtown Columbia City, is like a good neighbor!
Becky and Jamie are wishing friends and neighbors a Merry Christmas and a safe & joyous New Year!
The business phone number for State Farm Insurance is 260 244-3903.
Children of all ages will enjoy a 24-page Christmas Fun Book inserted inside the Monday edition of your Post & Mail. It's full of puzzles, coloring pages and lots of fun!
Pick one up at a Whitley County newsstand, available throughout the county.
The students at Northern Heights were in the giving spirit. For one week, the students dug through their pantries and cupboards to find canned or boxed foods for those in need. The school collected a total of 5,490 food items for local food pantries. The class that brought in the most items will get to throw pies at their principal, Jake Hoag. Pictured are the helping hands from left, Hannah Harris, Eli Ralston, Devyn Krouse, Carter Krouse, Xander Young, Lexi Harker, and Madison Harris. Each student helped box the cans to be donated.
Big-city police departments and union leaders around the country are warning the rank and file to wear bulletproof vests and avoid making inflammatory posts on social media in the days after a man ambushed two officers and shot them to death inside their patrol car.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” Thursday afternoon marked a special time for the children in Whitley County as the seasonâ€™s generous giving culminated in a tremendous outpouring of Christmas Day gifts with the delivery of more than 200 Christmas present toy bags thanks to the service and dedication of the Toys for Tots program.
â€śPeople have been so generous with all of their donations this year,â€ť said Whitley County Toys for Tots Program Coordinator Tiffany Murphy.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” In the parlor of the Thomas R. Marshall home that serves as the main building of the Whitley County Historical Museum, there sits a piece of Hoosier history, an imposing piece of furniture that most visitors simply pass off as a short spinet piano.
Listed as a â€śparlor piano,â€ť the piano is actually, technically called a Chase Square-Grand piano.
COLUMBIA CITY â€“ Whitley County's venerable Smith & Sons Funeral Home, caring and trusted since 1851, and its Smith & Sons Miller Chapel in South Whitley, wish "safe and happy holidays" to all.
The landmark Smith & Sons Funeral Home is located at 207 N. Main St. in Columbia City (244-7601) and the Miller Chapel is located at 208 N. Maple St. in South Whitley (723-5221).
The funeral homes' toll-free phone number is 1-800-225-9264.
The website for Smith & Sons is : www.smithandsonsfuneralhome.com