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February 23rd, 2015

•VIDEO ALERT• Joey Logano reflects on Daytona 500 win

February 23, 2015

Hear from Joey Logano after his win at the 2015 Daytona 500.

JOINING IN: Whitley Co. joins fraud lawsuit

February 23, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County has joined 12 other Indiana counties in a lawsuit against a California data company.

Officials allege that computer fraud cost the counties hundreds of thousands of dollars in revenue.

Eleven counties were already part of the suit, and Whitley and DeKalb counties joined in late last week.

February 22nd

TEARIN' IT DOWN: Commissioners OK meth property cleanup

February 22, 2015

WHITLEY COUNTY — In a motion tabled from its last meeting, the Whitley County Board of Commissioners voted to let bids for the demolition and cleanup of a property on East Anderson Road where methamphetamine contamination ruined the house.

The property is owned by Donald Boseker, who is incarcerated on charges of dealing in methamphetamine, possession of precursors, possession of paraphernalia and maintaining a common nuisance.

The Commissioners had received bids at their February meeting, but tabled a decision until a final judicial decision had been made on a motion by

February 21st

HOT TOPIC: Education a hot topic at legislative forum

February 21, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Education was a hot topic at Friday afternoon’s legislative forum, hosted by the Whitley County Chamber of Commerce at the 4-H Agricultural Museum and attended by approximately 50 local citizens.

State Sen. Amanda Banks and Ind. House Rep. Christopher Judy were on-hand to answer questions from the public, many were concerning education, ranging from funding to policy.

Ralph Bailey, a longtime Whitley County teacher, administrator and superintendent, was first to speak.

NOT YET: U.S. 30 bypass at least a decade away

February 21, 2015

WHITLEY COUNTY — Whitley County ‘s Board of Commissioners in conjunction with Columbia City Mayor Ryan Daniel and other community leaders have released the results of the first of several meetings on the proposal by the State of Indiana to make U.S. 30 a limited-access highway.

The group has been gathering information regarding the proposed project, and officials say the project isn’t an immediate concern.

WEEKEND EDITION: Post & Mail and coupons galore now on newsstands

February 21, 2015

In addition to the top local news of the day, features and local sports, the Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail – now available on newsstands and at convenience stores and other outlets throughout Whitley County – contains more than $90 in advertised coupons, discounts and specials, including those from:
•SmartSource Magazine of coupons
•CVS Pharmacy;
•Red Lobster
•Superior Tree Service;
•Discount Mattress Center;
•The Post & Mail and The Post & Mail's TV Times.

February 20th

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ISSUED: 3 to 5 inches of snowfall possible locally

February 20, 2015

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for Whitley County from 1 a.m. to 7 p.m. EST Saturday...

The National Weather Service in northern Indiana has issued a
Winter Weather Advisory for snow... which is in effect from 1 a.m.
to 7 p.m. EST Saturday.

Hazardous weather...

* Timing... snow will overspread the area after midnight. Periods
of moderate snow are expected to develop late tonight into
early Saturday morning before diminishing Saturday afternoon.

* Accumulations... 3 to 5 inches with locally isolated higher
amounts south of the Highway 24 corridor.

URGING COMMUNITY FOR SUPPORT: SB 40 would allow for full funding of kindergarten students

February 20, 2015

CHURUBUSCO — “Call, write, email or visit your local State Representative or Senator and show your support of Senate Bill 40.” Superintendant Galen Mast urged board members and those in attendance at Smith-Green Community Schools’ monthly board meeting to get involved in school funding. The main topic on the agenda at Monday night’s meeting was Senate Bill 40.

Senate Bill 40 is a bill that would amend the Indiana Code concerning education and how full-day kindergarten students are counted for state funding purposes.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 9 Surprising Facts About The Oscars

February 20, 2015

TREASURES FROM THE MUSEUM: Technology on parade

February 20, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Some things are treasures because they occupy a unique place in the development of technology; others because they have a direct connection to a person of fame or notoriety; and still others may be considered treasures because they carry a sizeable monetary value.

While many squads are jumping into sectional play tonight, Churubusco’s boys basketball team has a...
Fort Wayne Canterbury School’s Darby Maggard (right) and Coach Wayne Kreiger, both of Whitley...
Indiana high school boys basketball sectionals begin Tuesday night. Columbia City is hosting its...


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