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September 11th, 2014

PATRIOT DAY: Americans remember 13th anniversary

September 11, 2014

This is Patriot Day, the 13th anniversary of the tragic events of 9/11, Americans remember the day when thousands were killed at the hands of terrorists in New York, Pennslyvania and Washington D.C. Pictured above is Columbia City’s ladder truck, boasting an American Flag during the Memorial Day Parade last May. See Page A2 for more coverage of September 11, 2001.

VIDEO-ALERT • NATION REMEMBERS: September 11 memorial features Obama

September 11, 2014

'CARING' UNITES VOLUNTEERS: 27 teams, 27 service projects

September 11, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — Volunteers will take on a variety of community service projects as part of the United Way of Whitley County’s Day of Caring Tuesday. Executive Director Cindy Baker said the day is devoted to giving back to the community is developing a county-wide focus.


September 11, 2014

Indianapolis, Ind. — Governor Mike Pence is directing flags at state facilities statewide be flown at half-staff Thursday, Sept. 11 in honor of Patriot Day. Flags should be lowered at sunrise and remain at half-staff until sunset on Thursday, Sept. 11.

Governor Pence also asks businesses and residents across the state to lower their flags to half-staff to pay tribute to the men and women who were injured or lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001.

September 10th

BREAKING THE SILENCE: Task force to coordinate professional conference

September 10, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — Whitley County’s Domestic Violence Task Force (DVTF) will hold its 3rd Annual Professional Educational Conference Thursday, Oct. 2 at the Whitley County Government Center, 220 W. Van Buren St., Columbia City. The conference will be entitled Breaking the Silence (BTS) of Domestic Violence.

CEMETERY TOUR: WC Genealogical Society to host, starting at Woodlands Senior Center

September 10, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — The Genealogical Society of Whitley County (GSWC) will hold a Cemetery Tour Thursday, Sept. 18 starting at 3:30 p.m.
The tour will be by bus and visit Greenhill Cemetery and Oak Grove/Compton Cemetery.

SUPPORTING PROFESSIONALS: Mayor Daniel signs proclamation

September 10, 2014

Columbia City Mayor Ryan Daniel (center) signed a proclamation Friday proclaiming Sept. 7 through 14 to be Direct Support Professionals Week. Direct support professionals help individuals with developmental disabilities live meaningful and successful lives. A Direct Support Professional provides support to help keep an individual with disabilities connected to their families and the community in which they live.

TIME TO DO IT: Fall Home Improvement special insert Friday will offer tips, deals, info

September 10, 2014

A special FALL HOME IMPROVEMENT section will be inserted in Friday's Post & Mail.

The special 12-page publication will showcase local advertisers as well as offer tips and information about maximizing your money, time and energy on home improvement projects this autumn.

Don't miss it in Friday's Post & Mail, available at newsstands and convenience stores throughout Whitley County. Better yet, subscribe to The Post & Mail for convenient home delivery for as little as 37 cents per day and don't miss a thing! Call The Post & Mail today for your special subscription offer, 260 24-5153.


September 10, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY (Sept. 10, 2014) Even thought the rain has slowed down, severe weather could still make its way through the area.

Some areas could receive up to 3″ of rain through midnight. The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for today because of the heavy rainfall.

After the rain will come much cooler air as temperatures will get pushed into the 60s. October temperatures will be here through the weekend and moderate very slowly early next week.

NEW HIRES WELCOMED: CCPD swears two officers into service

September 10, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — The City of Columbia City welcomed two new police officers to its force Monday night at the Common Council meeting. Officers Rae Carpenter and Scott Valentic were sworn in by Columbia City Clerk-Treasurer Rosie Coyle in front of the council.


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