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March 28th, 2015
In addition to the top local news of the day, features and local sports, the Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail contains more than $193 in coupon savings and discounts. The Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail is now available on newsstands and at convenience stores and other outlets throughout Whitley County.
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Whitley County Roots Progress edition Nurturing inserts into today's paper, March 27.
This publication highlight the reason Whitley County is a great place for families to lay down their roots.
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COLUMBIA CITY â€” The Whitley County Soil and Water Conservation (SWCD) hosted its 59th annual meeting in the fellowship hall at Grace Lutheran Church Tuesday evening, electing a new board member and honoring a pair of river-friendly farmers.
The meeting began with an election for the open position on the SWCD Board. Michael Hinen from Jefferson Township and Brent Cormany from Etna-Troy and Richland Township were the two candidates on the ballot.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” New board members were elected at the Whitley County Extension Serviceâ€™s annual meeting Wednesday evening at the 4-H Center.
Ag Plus, Whitley County Farm Bureau, Inc., Farm Credit Services, Northeastern REMC and Micropulse, Inc. sponsored a pork loin dinner for attendees.
WASHINGTON â€” Senator Harry Reid, the tough tactician who has led Senate Democrats since 2005, will not seek re-election next year, bringing an end to a three-decade congressional career that culminated with his push of President Obamaâ€™s ambitious agenda against fierce Republican resistance.
Passages Profiles â€™15 is a 10-week series of features published each Thursday about the people of Passages, the local organization that has been serving those with intellectual disabilities since 1954.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Passagesâ€™ Pam Hoyt carries the title of Community Living Manager, which she explained means that she oversees three group home managers and the nurse who provides medical attention in those homes. Hoyt, however, was quick to point out that she sees the work in the group homes as a team effort.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” A Whitko High School art student received two national awards for her paintings at the 2015 Scholastic National Art Contest in New York.
Madelyn Foutz, a sophomore, received a gold medal for her painting, â€śThe Rocketeer,â€ť and a silver medal for her second painting, â€śWonderwoman.â€ť
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” The Post & Mail will insert three special sections in coming days that will demonstrate that our Whitley County Community is â€śwell established and ever growing.â€ť
The series of special sections has an over-arching theme of Whitley County Roots, with subthemes dealing with how the community â€ścultivates, nurtures and thrives.â€ť
The publications highlight the reason Whitley County is a great place for families to lay down their roots.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Lyndsey Brommer, a senior at Columbia City High School, has been named the Whitley County Community Foundationâ€™s 2015 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. In addition to the four-year scholarship to the Indiana college of her choice, she will also receive a $900 yearly stipend for required books and equipment.
Brommer is the daughter of Randy and Julie Brommer of Columbia City.