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July 24th, 2014

POP TABS NEEDED: Nearlly a million collected for Ronald McDonald House

July 24, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Many Whitley County children and families have used the Ronald McDonald House in both Indianapolis and Fort Wayne. Aluminum tabs collected help underwrite the cost of their stay in the house. Several of Whitley County’s elementary schools, churches, individuals and organizations have collected tabs from time to time. County employees, with the support of the Whitley County Commissioners, created two permanent sites for tab drops.

PROTECTING FUEL ALLOCATION: Questions raised over county purchases

July 24, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — As the cost of fuel rises in the current economic climate, it is important that oversight and security exists for Whitley County Municipal Vehicle fuel allocations. “I want to make sure that the fuel we’ve purchased is going to where it’s supposed to,” said Whitley County Commissioner George Schrumpf.

CRAZY COOL-DOWN: Peabody Public Library summer fun

July 24, 2014

Peabody Public Library has hosted several special activities that coincide with its summer reading program, Fizz, Boom, Read. One of those programs was a water-balloon day, held behind the library on East Van Buren Street in Columbia City.

VIDEO: WOWSER! WEIRD AL IS WOWED BY NEW ALBUM'S SUCCESS

July 24, 2014

Famed musical satirist Weird Al is wowed by latest album's success. View it here!

ONE BANKS TO ANOTHER: Amanda announces candidacy for soon-to-be vacated Senate seat

July 24, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY (July 24, 2014) -- Amanda Banks, wife of State Senator Jim Banks (R-Columbia City), announced today that she will run to fill her husband's vacancy in the Indiana State Senate while he is deployed to Afghanistan during the 2015 legislative session.

See Friday's issue of The Post & Mail for the complete story.

NEW EMA DIRECTOR STARTS: Heflin a hero and academic

July 24, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Charles Heflin still remembers the sounds of the approaching sirens and howling winter winds as paramedics made their way to the cemetery. Close to his chest, he held the infant, the near lifeless four-day-old child that was abandoned. “I was working as a supervisor for a cable company in Urbana, Ill.,” said Heflin. “I heard over my radio that emergency dispatch had received an anonymous call from a woman reporting she had abandoned her four-day-old infant in a cemetery. “

MILL-AND-FILL: Traffic jams expected Friday

July 24, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — As the Columbia City Street Department works to quickly complete an emergency repair under East Van Buren Street, other crews are preparing for a major undertaking of U.S. 30, which is expected to begin Friday morning. The City of Columbia City announced Tuesday evening that a second emergency repair of a sewer main under East Van Buren Street would have to take place this week. Brooks 1st Construction will begin mill-and-fill paving U.S. 30 between Ind. 9 and Lincolnway.

SPECIAL FEATURES: Day in the life, athletes of the week, pets on parade

July 24, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — After several photograph submissions depicting Whitley County life on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Day In The Life - Summer Edition will be inserted in Thursday’s Post & Mail.

A special publication featuring the 2013-14 Athletes of the Week will be inserted Friday. Each photograph of high school athletes selected during the school sports season are compiled in this keepsake.

Also in Friday’s edition of The Post & Mail pets will be spotlighted in “Pets On Parade.” Dozens of local pets will be pictured.

July 23rd

A series of special features coming in The Post & Mail

July 23, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — After several photograph submissions depicting Whitley County life on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Day In The Life - Summer Edition will be inserted in Thursday’s Post & Mail.

A special publication featuring the 2013-14 Athletes of the Week will be inserted Friday. Each photograph of high school athletes selected during the school sports season are compiled in this keepsake.

Also in Friday’s edition of The Post & Mail pets will be spotlighted in “Pets On Parade.” Dozens of local pets will be pictured.

LOCAL BIZ RECOGNIZED: Impact CNC company ‘one to watch’

July 23, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Impact CNC, LLC, a company located at 1380 S. Williams Dr. in Columbia City, has been recognized as one of the 2014 Indiana Companies to Watch.

Recent Churubusco graduate Katie Monk signed with the University of Indianapolis for track and...
COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Community Foundation is hosting a 5K run to benefit a local...
Pictured is the Columbia City Park Department’s league and tournament champions — Downtown on the...

 

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