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October 13th, 2014

STORMY TUESDAY: Bad weather on the way

October 14, 2014

A large and powerful weather system is moving into the area and will result in periods of heavy rain and strong storms from early Tuesday morning through the afternoon.

Forecasters say the main threats are heavy rain, possibly one to two inches, and storms that may produce winds of up to 60 miles per hour. Officials also say isolated tornadoes can not be ruled out.

VIDEO: CDC Director Urges Hospitals to 'Think Ebola'

October 13, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden is urging hospitals to diligently watch for patients with fever or symptoms of Ebola who have traveled from the three Ebola-stricken African nations in the past 21 days (AP)

VISION TO ESTABLISH NERVE CENTER: EDC to apply for Tech Park Status

October 13, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — In a bid to stimulate business growth and innovation within the area, the Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is seeking approval from the state to be considered Certified Tech Park Status. The EDC’s vision is to establish a center for design and development as a nerve center where established businesses and prospective entrepreneurs can plan, build and equip aspiring ventures.

FUN FOR ALL AT FALL FEST: CC Main Street hosts downtown event for all ages

October 13, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Fun was had by children, adults and families Saturday afternoon and evening for the annual Columbia City Fall Festival. Formerly held at Morsches Park, the event was moved downtown by the Columbia City Main Street Association, which coordinated the festivities.

VIDEO-ALERT • BEARISH ON JAY: Cutler carries Bears past Falcons

October 13, 2014

VIDEO: Cutler carries Bears past Falcons
David Diehl and Justin Kutcher on Jay Cutler's big day.

SCHOOL NUMBERS JUMP: WCCS boasts large kindergarten class

October 13, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County Consolidated Schools can expect a slightly higher budget this year, after enrollment numbers posted slightly higher than the last count in February. WCCS Superintendent Patricia O’Connor said large kindergarten class is partially to thank for the increase.

October 12th

VIDEO: Best Seasonal Produce for Fall

October 12, 2014

Summer may be over, but there are a few flavorful fruits and veggies that may get you excited for the Fall season! Krystin Goodwin (@Krystingoodwin) has a few of the best harvested produce to inspire you to get cooking this season!

FALL FEST: Concert, activities flourish downtown

October 12, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Games, Farmers Market, a concert and beer tent brought people downtown Saturday evening for a new twist on the annual Columbia City Fall Festival.

See Monday's edition of The Post & Mail for coverage of the event.

EBOLA SPREADING: Health worker 2nd in US to test positive for Ebola

October 12, 2014

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas health care worker who was in full protective gear while providing hospital care for an Ebola patient who later died has tested positive for the virus and is in stable condition, health officials said Sunday. If the preliminary diagnosis is confirmed, it would be the first known case of the disease being contracted or transmitted in the U.S.

Meanwhile, a top federal health official said the health care worker's Ebola diagnosis shows there was a clear breach of safety protocol and all those who treated Thomas Eric Duncan are now considered to be potentially exposed.

NEW BEGINNINGS: The Lighthouse purchases home for transitional shelter

October 12, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY ­— A real estate purchase means The Lighthouse, a transitional shelter meeting the needs of those in Whitley County, will be able to expand its services.
A duplex located on Whitley Street in Columbia City is now owned and operated by InterFaith Mission, Inc. (IFM), the entity that oversees The Lighthouse.

 

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