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October 7th, 2014
CHURUBUSCO â The town of Churubusco recently published its proposed annual budget for the upcoming 2015 fiscal year. Due to level costs and sound financial planning, minimal changes were necessary, and the 2015 budget remains similar to 2014. Currently, the total proposed budget for the town stands at $1,330,887.
The above photograph was taken June 3, 1963 while staff members were busy preparing for the opening of Columbia Cityâs Burnworth Memorial Pool for the season. The photograph depicts the sharp contrast of older bathing suit styles to the once modern facilities of the community pool.
WHITLEY COUNTY â After the Ebola virus made its way from Africa to the United States last week, several Whitley County residents agree â close the borders. Indiana state health officials said Friday that proper measures would be taken to protect Indianaâs residents, but many are still feeling uneasy about the virus that continues to rack up a death toll. âThis virus seems like something we donât want on our soil,â said Debi DeWitt on The Post & Mailâs Facebook page.
COLUMBIA CITY â Passages, Inc., the iconic local organization dedicated to those in our community with intellectual disabilities, is celebrating its 60th anniversary this month.
In commemoration of this event, a very special 36-page publication is inserted in this weekâs total market circulation edition of The Post & Mail.
The glossy, informative publication is inserted Tuesday inside both The Post & Mail's daily paid newspaper, as well as The Post & Mail's total-market-circulation shopper.
COLUMBIA CITY â Columbia City Rotary Club members learned about Parkview Whitley Hospitalâs Foundation (PWHF) at a recent luncheon meeting. Carrie Hoffman, director of the Parkview Whitley Foundation, explained that PWHF raises funds and disburses money for âon campusâ hospital needs, as contrasted to Parkview Whitleyâs Community Health Initiative dollars, which help fund local organizations such as The Lighthouse, Whitley County Family Y and B.A.B.E.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) â Indiana same-sex couples say they're looking forward to a day when no one talks about gay marriage now that the U.S. Supreme Court has rejected the state's appeal of a ruling striking down the state's ban on such unions.
"This is over and same-sex marriage is now a reality," Ken Falk, legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union, said at a news conference Monday attended by several plaintiffs in a lawsuit challenging Indiana's ban.
COLUMBIA CITY â With more than 15,000 books read, the Peabody Public Library, in Columbia City, is planning to expand its 1,000 Book Club. More than 15 preschoolers have read or listened to 1,000 books so far, and more continue to come closer to reaching their goal.
COLUMBIA CITY â A Whitley County man was arrested Saturday afternoon after allegedly stabbing his son multiple times during an altercation at his home. Teddy Stanley, 49, was booked in the Whitley County Jail at 4:15 p.m. after a short manhunt. According to police scanner traffic, after the tussle with his son, he left his home, located near West Lincolnway, in his pickup truck.
COLUMBIA CITY â With a three-year plan for 1:1 technology at Whitley County Consolidated Schools (WCCS), discussions are in the works for funding and planning of the potential project, which may have a pricetag of more than $2 million. When fully implemented, 1:1 technology will place a device, either tablet or laptop, into the hands of every student in the district.
According to the police scanner, a man was arrested Saturday after stabbing his son multiple times.
See Monday's edition of The Post & Mail for more information.