Archive - News Article
September 13th, 2014
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” â€” Health officials say a severe respiratory illness that has sickened hundreds of children has reached Indiana, but not Whitley County â€” yet.
The Indiana State Department of Health said Friday that four Lake County children have been confirmed as having had enterovirus, a virus similar to the germ that causes the common cold.
TRI-LAKES â€” What were once over-grown channels and mucky canals have been dredged in a project spearheaded by Tri-Lakes area residents.
In 2013, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced a project to dredge specific channels around Little Cedar, Big Cedar and Round lakes.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” â€śProminentâ€ť community leaders spoke at a recent Columbia City Rotary Club meeting. The trio has stepped away from their usual careers in economic development, YMCA leadership, and the Community Foundation, to join forces in promoting a project that could make a lasting affect on the future.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Tractor Supply Co. in Columbia City will host local pet experts Saturday, Sept. 20 as part of Pet Appreciation Week.
Held Sept. 17 - 21, Pet Appreciation Week (P.A.W.) is Tractor Supply's annual event to celebrate pets and introduce families to the â€śjoyâ€ť of owning animals.
As part of the main event Saturday, Sept. 20, the Columbia City store will feature pet experts, demonstrations on pet nutrition, discounts on pet food and supplies, free giveaways and $650 worth of in-store prize drawings.
COLUMBIA CITY ÂÂâ€” An all-you-can-eat grilled tenderloin dinner will be served at the Woodlands Senior Center in Columbia City, located at 710 Opportunity Dr., Saturday, Sept. 20 from 4 to 7 p.m.
All proceeds will benefit the Senior Center. The cost of admission will be $8.50 for adults, $4.50 for children ages six to 12 and free for children under the age of five.
Smart local shoppers can save more than $103 in coupons and discounts by picking up the Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail, now on newsstands throughout Whitley County.
Pick up your copy of The Post & Mail this weekend and reap big savings!
In addition to top local news, extensive features, court judgments, features and sports, the Weekend Edition has coupons and discounts from:
â€˘The always popular SmartSource magazine of coupons
â€˘Discount Mattress Center
COLUMBIA CITY â€” â€śItâ€™s a powerful pairing,â€ť said Whitley County United Way Executive Director Cindy Baker when describing this yearâ€™s two campaign chairmen.
Gary Parrett and Tammy Fearnow are working in tandem to lead the giving initiative for the countyâ€™s annual United Way campaign.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Author and speaker April Maley will be sharing her testimony Sunday during the 10 a.m. service at St. Matthewâ€™s United Methodist Church. Her book â€śI Will Not be Silent,â€ť describes the child abuse and tragedy that plagued her early life. In the book, Maley shares a story of personal healing, crediting her recovery to the â€śOne True Healer.â€ť
Rusty Nail Crossing (pictured), a bluegrass gospel band, will present a free music concert at First Baptist Church of Pierceton Sunday, Sept. 21 at 10:15 a.m. as part of the church's annual Friend Day. The public is invited to attend. A love offering will be taken. First Baptist Church is located at 208 W. Market St. in Pierceton. For more information or for a ride, call (574)594-2197 or 834-2930.