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February 16th, 2015

STATE FINALS: 3 wrestlers advance

February 16, 2015

FORT WAYNE — Eight Whitley County wrestlers took the next step along the path to an IHSAA individual state championship at Saturday’s semi-state, with three Columbia City wrestlers advancing to next weekend’s State Finals competition at Banker’s Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

PANDEMONIUM ON THE HIGHWAY: Crews speedy in clean up of U.S. 30 mayhem

February 16, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Blinding, white-out snow conditions Saturday – coupled with slick pavement – turned U.S. 30 into a bumper car-like maze of crashes, resulting in a 31-vehicle pileup but amazingly no life-threatening injuries.

February 15th

MULTIPLE 911 CALLS: Emergency cell phone calls alerted police to motorized mayhem on U.S 30

February 15, 2015

Multiple 911 emergency calls alerted the Whitley County Sheriff's Department Dispatch to a 31-vehicle pile up on dual-lane U.S. 30 during white-out weather conditions just west of Columbia City Saturday.

Four drivers were transported to Parkview Whitley Hospital as the result of the motorized mayhem, but none were deemed to have life-threatening injuries.

According to a press release issued by the Whitley County Sheriff's Department and Sheriff Marcus E. Gatton:

February 14th

CLEANED UP: U.S. 30 reopened after massive crash

February 14, 2015

US 30 has been reopened after being closed for several hours due to a 20-car pileup just west of Columbia City on Lincolnway.

POSTPONED: Wawasee sectional title game moved

February 14, 2015

Whitko's girls basketball team's sectional title game tonight at Wawasee High School has been postponed due to the weather.

A reschedule date and time has not been made available to The Post & Mail.


February 14, 2015

Three fire departments and the Whitley County HAZMAT team are on the scene of a 20 car pileup on US 30 west of Lincolnway. Several semis and vehicles are involved.

YOUNGSTERS: How do you know you’re in love?

February 14, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Local elementary students may not have romantic experiences, but they may have the best advice.

Students from Coesse and Mary Raber Elementary schools answered the question, “How do you know you’re in love?” with comical, serious and wise responses:

“You know when you are in love, you will start to twirl your hair, your eyes sparkle, you start to gasp or your jaw drops and you start to shiver. What do you do when you love someone? You make them breakfast. That is what love is.” — Victoria Harman, MRES 3rd grade.

TAKING A STANCE: ‘I am going to start standing up’

February 14, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — “Public schools must begin to advocate for themselves.”

That’s the opinion of Whitley County Consolidated Schools Superintendent Patricia O’Connor who says she has had enough with budget cuts and mandates from the state.

O’Connor, along with many other public schools’ superintendents across Indiana, is taking a stance against the state.

AMERICAN PROFILE RETURNS: Popular supplement inserted in Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail

February 14, 2015

Following a two-month hiatus, the popular
American Profile magazine supplement returns to The Post & Mail this weekend.

In addition to the top local news of the day, features and local sports, the Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail – now available on newsstands and at convenience stores and other outlets throughout Whitley County – contains more than $90 in advertised coupons, discounts and specials, including those from:
•CVS Pharmacy;
•Dunham's Sports;
•JC Penney;
•Toys R Us;
•Superior Tree Service;
•Discount Mattress Center;

February 13th

TITLE BOUND: All three Whitley County schools seeking sectional title

February 13, 2015

All three of Whitley County's girls basketball teams are playing for sectional titles Saturday night.

Columbia City faces Norwell at Norwell.

Whitko faces Tippy Valley at Wawasee.

Churubusco takes on Canterbury at Woodlan.

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City and Churubusco’s boys basketball teams are set for sectional semi-...
HUNTINGTON — Indian Springs Middle School’s wrestling team claimed the Crestview Invitational...
LIGONIER — Just as Whitko’s girls basketball season was ended by Wawasee, the boys fell to the...


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