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November 10th, 2014
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Saturday morningâ€™s forecasted rain held off for the annual Veterans Day Marathon, which hosted nearly 1,000 in downtown Columbia City. Saturdayâ€™s event marked the fifth year for the event, and the first time the feature race wasnâ€™t won by Justin Gillette.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Indian Springs Middle Schoolâ€™s auditorium played host to the Peabody Public Libraryâ€™s 12th annual Salute to Veterans Sunday afternoon. Debbie Lowrance, PBPLâ€™s history librarian, organized the event in response to Veterans Day Tuesday.
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COLUMBIA CITY â€“ More than 650 red-faced runners were finishing their races as the temperature hovered at 40 degrees amid freshening winds at 10:45 Saturday morning in the big Veterans Marathon throughout Columbia City.
The 5K runners have been done for some time now, and the half-marathoners are finishing up. It's expected the full-marathoners will be finishing before and during the noon hour.
Although Saturday morning local vehicular traffic was disrupted, there were no significant problems reported as racers, supporters and onlookers crowded Downtown Columbia City.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” With all the hype and excitement that goes along with a winning football team, itâ€™s easy to overlook that all-too-important component â€” the fans.
Carharttâ€™s, snowsuits and wool blankets dotted the stands of the Max Gandy Athletic Field as the Eaglesâ€™ dedicated congregation of fans weathered the frigid air Friday night.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€“ 2014 Fall Honor Pages for High School and Junior High School Students will be published in The Post & Mail in the Weekend Edition, Nov. 22-23.
Details about these special pages are contained in an advertisement on page A6 of the Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail, now on newsstands throughout Whitley County.
This is a great opportunity to submit photos of students from Columbia City High School, Churubusco High School, Whitko High School â€“ and their feeder schools â€“ who participated in band, choir, show choir or theater this fall.
Holiday bargains are heating up and there is a sizzling bonfire of savings to be had in this Weekend's Edition of The Post & Mail.
In fact, there are more than $177 in coupon savings, discounts and specials in your Post & Mail â€“ now available at newsstands throughout Whitley County!
In addition to the money you can save, you'll also find out about local news, local sports and features that you simply can't obtain anywhere else. Additionally, you'll receive the very popular American Profile magazine and TV Times television digest.
The City of Columbia City hung its large American Flag across the front of City Hall in celebration and recognition of the Veterans Marathon today. Motorists downtown should expect road closures and traffic delays throughout the day as runners and tourists flood the county.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Ball Furniture & Mattress Company in downtown Columbia City is sponsoring a Trivia Contest in commemoration of the companyâ€™s 53rd anniversary.
The Ball Furniture Trivia Contest is based on items and pricing from a 1962 advertisement in the Columbia City Post and The Commercial-Mail.
Grand prize winner in the Trivia Contest will receive a recliner chair from Ball Furniture.
A new question and multiple-choice answers to select from will be published frequently in The Post & Mail throughout the month of November.