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March 23rd, 2015

HEALTH SERVICES: County OKs change in jail contract

March 23, 2015

WHITLEY COUNTY — The Whitley County Board of Commissioners agreed to a contract change with Quality Correctional Care, LLC, the company that provides health services to the inmates at the Whitley County correctional facility.

Whitley County Sheriff Marc Gatton brought to the commissioners a request for a change in the contract with Quality Correctional Care. The amended contract would run until Dec. 31, 2018.

The basic change to the contract is in the area of how payment for services is made. The new provisions for payment call for $15,000 up front and a payment of $6,975 per month.

PLAYING with the best

March 23, 2015

Columbia City senior Macie Hinen makes a pass in the All-Star Clash at the University of St. Francis on Saturday. Several Whitley County players showed off their talent in the event, which was hosted by Scouting Indiana. See Page A10 for more coverage.

FFA: Col. City livestock team wins contest

March 23, 2015

MATTOON, Ill. — Columbia City High School’s FFA Livestock Judging team competed at Lake Land College in Mattoon, Ill. Saturday, winning the contest.

Judges Brad Johnson, Abby Schrader, Drew Lamle, Jake Pettigrew, Robby Sheets and Grace Schrader represented Columbia City in the contest.

March 21st

MONEY MADNE$$ OFFERS $ANITY: More than $151 in coupon savings in Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail; Spry Living magazine debuts

March 21, 2015

In addition to the top local news of the day, features and local sports, Spry Living monthly magazine debuts in the Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail – now available on newsstands and at convenience stores and other outlets throughout Whitley County.

This Weekend's Edition of The Post & Mail offers more than $151 in advertised coupons, discounts and specials including those in pre-printed inserts from:
•SmartSource Magazine of coupons;
•CVS Pharmacy;
•Dunham's Sports;
•JC Penney;
•Dick's Sporting Goods
•Burger King;
•Dollar General;
•Discount Mattress Center;

March 20th


March 20, 2015

Little “gymnasts” (students at Mary Raber Elementary School) enjoy the warmer weather last week at recess by hanging from a jungle gym on their playground.

CONCERT: Lynch coming to 4-H Fair

March 20, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — A line for all-you-can-eat fish and tenderloin extended out the doors of the Whitley County 4-H Center at Friday’s 4-H Fun Night.

Attendees had the opportunity to enjoy food and bid on a variety of items for sale with the proceeds benefiting Whitley County 4-H.

Half of the 4-H Center was occupied by games and activities organized by county 4-H clubs. Children could play games and earn tickets that could be traded for prizes.

Toward the end of the night, US93.3, a Fort Wayne country music radio station, presented the artist to perform at this year’s 4-H Fair.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: A 'kid-friendly' good morning juice

March 20, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: A Kid-Friendly 'Good Morning' Juice
Chef Curtis Stone makes a delicious juice your kids will love.

PURSUIT: Suspects I.D.’d in Pierceton case

March 20, 2015

PIERCETON — The Koscuisko County Coroner’s Office has released the identity of the deceased individual involved in Thursday morning’s pursuit and shooting incident in Pierceton.

Corner Michael Wilson said Dalen Anthony Ousley, 29, of Fort Wayne, was pronounced dead at the scene from what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

An autopsy was scheduled to further investigate the case and name a formal cause of death.

NWS: How to react to natural disasters

March 20, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Severe Weather Preparedness Week is nearing its end and the National Weather Service (NWS) wants to make sure everyone knows how to respond if a severe weather event were to cause heavy damage to Whitley County.

Responsible citizens should work together to save lives. Tornado-ravaged cities such as Tuscaloosa, Ala., Moore, Okla. and Joplin, Mo. were able to recover from disaster by helping each other, officials say. The NWS suggests contacting insurance companies and arranging financial assistance if necessary.

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