September 8th, 2014
Feb. 4, 1943 â Sept. 4, 2014
James Feit, 71, of Indianapolis, formerly of Columbia City, passed away Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.
Mr. Feit was born Feb. 4, 1943, in Huntington, to Ralph W. and M. Helen (VanOrdall) Feit. His parents preceded him in death.
He married Jane (Meengs) Feit in 1967. They recently celebrated their 47th wedding anniversary. She survives and lives in Indianapolis.
COLUMBIA CITY â In its 50th year, nine high school girls graced the stage at Columbia City High School Saturday night for the Distinguished Young Women of Whitley County program with an underlying Beatles theme, considering 2014 marked the 50th anniversary of the historic musical sensation.
WHITLEY COUNTY â For almost a decade, Laurie Butts has been âmommaâ to scores of butterflies.
Her passion for the flying beauties is focused on the monarch, which when it is in its caterpillar state feeds off of milkweed plants.
The monarch butterfly depends on the help of humans to survive each year.
WHITLEY COUNTY â Proper fuel allocation was once again a topic of discussion during a meeting of the Whitley County Commissioners Tuesday.
The issue was raised by District 3 Commissioner Don Amber whose concerns were raised when a silver colored SUV was seen adjacent to a fuel pump at the Whitley County Fueling Facility located the 700 block of South Line Street.
COLUMBIA CITY (Sept. 6, 2014) -- Morgan Ellis, a Columbia City High School senior, was named the 2015 Distinguished Young Woman of Whitley County. She is the 50th representative for Whitley County.
See more photos and coverage of tonight's scholarship program in Monday's Post & Mail.
WHITLEY COUNTY â Whitley County residents will see changes in some of the areaâs voting locations this upcoming election season.
At the request of local school administrators, polling centers will no longer be located at Indian Springs Middle School, Eagle Tech High School and Coesse Elementary School.
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Below are a list of events taking place in Whitley County today.
â˘DYW 50th program - 7 p.m.
Distinguised Young Women will hold its 50th program celebration at Columbia City High School. Admission for adults will be $10. Cost for students (K-12) will be $5. Tickets will be available at the door.
The coordinator of the 50th Distinguished Young Woman/Junior Miss program estimates the celebration of the 50 years will add 30 to 45 extra minutes to the program.
â˘Farmers market - 8 a.m.
WHITLEY COUNTY â Due to threatening weather and lightning several local area football games were postponed and rescheduled for tomorrow.
Columbia City v. Belmont: 4 p.m.
Churubusco v. Garrett 3 p.m.
Whitko v. Southwood 5 p.m.