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March 30th, 2015

NCAA BRACKETOLOGY: Sweet 16 Roundup – and a look ahead to Final Four

March 30, 2015

College Basketball Round Up- Sweet 16 Edition

Midwest Region

MARKING 15 YEARS: Lighthouse leaders celebrate new vision

March 30, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — For 15 years, Whitley County's homeless and displaced have been served by The Lighthouse, and now leaders are prepared to plan for the nonprofit's future.

Jeremy Wike, senior pastor for Community of Hope church in Columbia City, recently took on the role of board president for InterFaith Mission, Inc., the board tasked with making decisions for The Lighthouse. After serving four years as a board member, Wike accepted the president nomination “because there is more work to be done.”

ROCKIN' OUT

March 30, 2015

The Volunteers, an adjunct of the U.S. Army Band, performed a free concert at Columbia City High School Sunday afternoon. The 90-minute show offered rock, pop, country and patriotic music to approximately 300 attendees. The event was sponsored by The Post & Mail, American Legion Post 98 and VFW Post 5582. Above, from left: Randy Wight, plays the keyboard and Thomas Lindsey plays the guitar.

WHITKO GRAD: Irwin named NAIA All-American

March 30, 2015

WINONA LAKE — Whitko grad and Grace College junior Logan Irwin capped a successful season by being named to the honorable mention for NAIA All-American team and a second team selection for the National Christian College Athletic Association All-American squad.

CLIMBING THE RANKS: Regional Partnership welcomes senior vice president, EDC’s Alan Tio

March 30, 2015

FORT WAYNE — The Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership announced that Whitley County Economic Development President Alan Tio is joining the regional leadership team to serve as senior vice president.

Tio will join the partnership effective May 4 and lead the organization’s business development, marketing and regional initiatives. In turn, Tio is stepping down from his position at the local level.

“Alan is a great addition to the leadership team of the Regional Partnership,” said John Sampson, president and CEO of the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership.

March 29th

COUNTRY QUILTERS: Showing off the colors

March 29, 2015

Caitlin Ackerman, a new member, demonstrated her love of color during show-and-tell at the February meeting of the Whitley County Country Quilters.

ROAD WORK: Work begins on Ind. 205 project

March 29, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Change is on the way for the northeast side of Columbia City.

Crews began work on the Ind. 205 project this week; a project with a $3.14 million pricetag that should improve safety and traffic to and from the park.

Clearing of the area began this week and an erosion control silt fence has been placed this week.

At the completion of the project, the entrance to Morsches Park will be moved north to be directly across from Towerview Drive (the entrance to the Blue River Industrial Park).

March 28th

CHURUBUSCO NEWS: Churubusco council mulls water issues at Sunny Slope

March 28, 2015

CHURUBUSCO ­— Plans to install a new lift station were approved by the Churubusco Town Council in efforts to relieve the Sunny Slope subdivision of standing water caused by rain and melting snow.

The council accepted the bid from Ironclad excavating from Roanoke, Ind. of $53,000 to install the new main.

Line Street and Windsor Drive are currently on the same line, according to Town Supervisor Jeremy Hart. When the new line is in place and Windsor Drive is on its own line, the situation should be greatly improved.

LARSON TRIAL: Columbia City man facing 23 counts of child molesting, child porn

March 28, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — A trial date has been set in a large child-crime case in Whitley County.

Charles Larson, 45, of Columbia City, is facing 23 counts of child molesting, child exploitation and child pornography.

Larson appeared in court Monday and Whitley County Circuit Judge James Heuer set a two-day trial for July 14-15.

WOW! Nearly $200 in coupons, discounts and savings in Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail

March 28, 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.

This Weekend's Edition of The Post & Mail offers advertised coupons, discounts and specials including those in pre-printed inserts from:
•SmartSource Magazine of coupons;
•CVS Pharmacy;
•Walgreens;
•Walmart
•Dunham's Sports;
•JC Penney;
•Dick's Sporting Goods
•Shoe Carnival

 

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