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October 12th, 2014

EBOLA SPREADING: Health worker 2nd in US to test positive for Ebola

October 12, 2014

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas health care worker who was in full protective gear while providing hospital care for an Ebola patient who later died has tested positive for the virus and is in stable condition, health officials said Sunday. If the preliminary diagnosis is confirmed, it would be the first known case of the disease being contracted or transmitted in the U.S.

Meanwhile, a top federal health official said the health care worker's Ebola diagnosis shows there was a clear breach of safety protocol and all those who treated Thomas Eric Duncan are now considered to be potentially exposed.

NEW BEGINNINGS: The Lighthouse purchases home for transitional shelter

October 12, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY ­— A real estate purchase means The Lighthouse, a transitional shelter meeting the needs of those in Whitley County, will be able to expand its services.
A duplex located on Whitley Street in Columbia City is now owned and operated by InterFaith Mission, Inc. (IFM), the entity that oversees The Lighthouse.

October 11th

REEL INDUSTRY: Local company touted for National Manufacturing Day

October 11, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Reelcraft Industries held an open house Friday along with 1,600 other manufacturers, as part of President Obama’s recently-declared National Manufacturing Day.

EAGLES TRIUMPH: ’Busco wins 7-6 over West Noble

October 11, 2014

LIGONIER ­– It’s because of games like this that we watch football. No fancy trick plays, no game winning hail marys, just solid nail-biting gridiron action.
The Churubusco Eagles triumphed over the West Noble Chargers 7-6 Friday night. Although the Eagles posted a low score, they would be hard pressed to pick a better played or more exciting game this season.

FIRE: Tri-Lakes home catches fire

October 11, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — A Tri-Lakes home caught on fire Friday night at approximately 11 p.m.

Two fire departments responded to the blaze, getting the fire under control in one hour.

See Monday's edition for more coverage of the fire.

WOW! $AVE MONEY: More than $194 in coupons and discounts in Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail

October 11, 2014

Local shoppers can make a brilliant decision and save more than $194 in coupons and discounts by imply picking up the Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail, now on newsstands throughout Whitley County.

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In addition to top local news, extensive features, court judgments, features and sports, the Weekend Edition has coupons and discounts from:
•The always popular SmartSource magazine of coupons
•Ball Furniture & Mattress Company
•CVS Pharmacy
•Walgreens Pharmacy
•Dunham's Sports
•JC Penney
•Dick's Sporting Goods

October 10th

OVERTIME: Eagles fall to undefeated Chargers in OT

October 11, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — For the past several games, the knock on the Columbia City football team is that it hasn’t been able to put together a complete game, with one half or the other leading to a loss.

Friday night, the Eagles got a taste of what it would be like to put together two solid halves of football.

Columbia City pushed the Class 6A, No. 4-ranked (AP) Carroll Chargers to overtime before falling 41-35 on Senior Night at the Max Gandy Athletic Field.

NEAR-MISS: Wildcats fall to Rochester in title game

October 11, 2014

ROCHESTER — Two Three Rivers Conference undefeated football teams came into Friday night’s game at Rochester and only won came out the winner.

After five conference games, Whitko and Rochester stood strong at the top of the field. Friday night, in a fight for the TRC title, Rochester took a devastating win over the Wildcats, 56-14.

SPRUCE UP: New tree ordinance in Turtle Town

October 11, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — Residents of Churubusco can look forward to newly planted and landscaped trees next fall with the adoption of a new tree ordinance.

OH, DEER!: Movement by deer underway, putting local motorists at risk

October 10, 2014

Each fall the annual crop harvest coupled with the beginning of hunting season and the “rut” (deer mating season) makes deer movement more prominent and the number of car/deer crashes increase. Motorists are reminded to use extra caution when driving in rural areas of Indiana. Deer are generally more active in the early morning (pre-dawn) hours or the hours just after dusk but could be on the move at anytime.

Motorists should take the following precautions when driving in rural areas to avoid having a crash involving a deer:

GOSHEN — What had been one of the most successful Whitko Lady Wildcat volleyball seasons in recent...
WHITLEY COUNTY — Whitley County’s volleyball teams are gearing up for the postseason, which begins...
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison for...


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