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February 14th, 2015

20 CAR PILEUP: AVOID US 30 AT LINCOLNWAY

February 14, 2015

Three fire departments and the Whitley County HAZMAT team are on the scene of a 20 car pileup on US 30 west of Lincolnway. Several semis and vehicles are involved.

YOUNGSTERS: How do you know you’re in love?

February 14, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Local elementary students may not have romantic experiences, but they may have the best advice.

Students from Coesse and Mary Raber Elementary schools answered the question, “How do you know you’re in love?” with comical, serious and wise responses:

“You know when you are in love, you will start to twirl your hair, your eyes sparkle, you start to gasp or your jaw drops and you start to shiver. What do you do when you love someone? You make them breakfast. That is what love is.” — Victoria Harman, MRES 3rd grade.

TAKING A STANCE: ‘I am going to start standing up’

February 14, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — “Public schools must begin to advocate for themselves.”

That’s the opinion of Whitley County Consolidated Schools Superintendent Patricia O’Connor who says she has had enough with budget cuts and mandates from the state.

O’Connor, along with many other public schools’ superintendents across Indiana, is taking a stance against the state.

AMERICAN PROFILE RETURNS: Popular supplement inserted in Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail

February 14, 2015

Following a two-month hiatus, the popular
American Profile magazine supplement returns to The Post & Mail this weekend.

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:
•CVS Pharmacy;
•Walgreens;
•Walmart;
•Dunham's Sports;
•JC Penney;
•Toys R Us;
•Superior Tree Service;
•Discount Mattress Center;

February 13th

TITLE BOUND: All three Whitley County schools seeking sectional title

February 13, 2015

All three of Whitley County's girls basketball teams are playing for sectional titles Saturday night.

Columbia City faces Norwell at Norwell.

Whitko faces Tippy Valley at Wawasee.

Churubusco takes on Canterbury at Woodlan.

HEY, BRIDES! Spring Bridal special section inserted in today's Post & Mail

February 13, 2015

A special Spring Bridal 2015 publication is inserted in Friday's Post & Mail, now available on newsstands, convenience stores and other outlets throughout Whitley County.

The 12-page section is complete with hot trends, timely advice and great ideas for planning upcoming big events.

Local advertisers in Spring Bridal 2015 include:
•Daniel Menu & Part Consulting;
•TNT Floral and Gift Shoppe;
•Cohen & Johnson Orthodontics;
•Shindigz;
•B& J Rentals;
•Churubusco Watch & Jewelry;
•Whitley County 4-H & Event Center;
•The Van Buren;
•Shiloh Banquets, Catering & Conference

ONLINE POLL RESULTS

February 13, 2015

WHITLEY COUNTY CHAMBER: Long to speak at Chamber’s legislative forum

February 13, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Senate Pro Tempore David Long will join State Senator Amanda Banks and State Representative Christopher Judy as speakers for the Whitley County Chamber of Commerce’s Third House Legislative Forum.

The forum is slated for Friday, February 20, at noon at the Whitley County Agricultural History Museum and 4-H Learning Center on the Whitley County Fairgrounds campus.

Each legislator will have an opportunity to speak on current legislative affairs. The Chamber will also field questions from attendees so that the legislators can answer them.

VIDEO-ALERT: Valentine's Day cards . . . 7 cute and quirky DIY ideas

February 13, 2015

GIS: Providing a wealth of information

February 13, 2015

WHITLEY COUNTY — A program originally put into place to aid 9-1-1 emergency dispatches has grown into a tool used by virtually every department of city and county government.

Whitley County GIS (Geography Information System) provides a wealth of information, including everything from property owners to street locations, to the position of fire hydrants and the locations of more than 19,000 parcels of land in Whitley County.

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