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October 28th, 2014
Editorâ€™s Note: The following is first in a series of Post & Mail articles regarding homeschooling within Whitley County.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” As the debate on the adoption of common core state standards and student assessment scores remain a hot topic among parents and lawmakers, many parents around the U.S. are looking to homeschooling as an alternative answer to traditional public and parochial schools.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Whitley Countyâ€™s 4-H Club held its annual awards banquet last week at the 4-H Center. Awards were given in a variety of categories, from animals to projects, from county to state.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” In November of 1780, the only Revolutionary War battle in Northeastern Indiana occurred between Colonel Augustin de La Balme and his troops and Chief Little Turtle and his warriors in Whitley County. A commemoration of the battle will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1 near the Eel River in Union Township, on de La Balme Road.
INDIANAPOLIS â€” Columbia City High Schoolâ€™s marching band, the Marching Eagles, competed in the Scholastic Class A Divisional Finals in Indianapolis Saturday. Though the Eagles didnâ€™t place, they showed improvement from their previous rating.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Miranda Seaton is living a very busy life. She is a senior at Eagle Tech Academy, engaged to get married and is signed up to go into the U.S. Army. Seaton signed up for the Army last April and is hoping to go to training this summer.
CHURUBUSCO Ââ€” The streets in downtown Churubusco were occupied by a host of a ice princesses, ninjas and juvenile zombies Saturday afternoon during the townâ€™s inaugural Halloweenfest.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” The Post & Mail is hosting an online costume contest. Share your Halloween costume photos on The Post & Mail's Facebook page before midnight, Nov. 1 to enter the contest. Names must be included with your photo. Photos can also be submitted by email to email@example.com.
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COLUMBIA CITY â€” â€śTrick-or-Treat is an exciting time for the children of our community,â€ť said Columbia City Police Chief Tim Longenbaugh. With that in mind, the police chief is offering advice for parents and children to stay safe this Halloween, on top of the already extra-patrolled streets by officers.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia City's Park Board is expected to give an update on the progress of its new aquatics facility that may go under construction as soon as next year.
The update will take place at Columbia City's Common Council meeting Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at City Hall.
The meeting is open to the public.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” After 46 years in business, one thing continues to ring true for Carolyn Chapple, of TNT Floral â€” smiles.
â€śYou feel such joy anytime you hand someone a fresh flower,â€ť Chapple said. â€śYou always get a smile in return.â€ť