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September 22nd, 2014

'THAT'S JUST AWESOME': Columbia City takes fourth at invitational

September 22, 2014

LIGONIER — Columbia City’s boys and girls cross country teams yet again took on some of the top runners in Northeast Indiana this weekend. The Lady Eagles ran away with a fourth-place finish, while the boys placed 13th behind Churubusco after a tie-breaker. Four Lady Eagles placed in the top 25 Saturday with a slim 23 seconds separating all of them. “That’s just awesome,” said Columbia City Head Coach Bob Fahl.

Martha Putman, 89

September 22, 2014

June 10, 1925 — Sept. 19, 2014
Martha Ann Putman, 89, of Columbia City, passed away at 11:10 a.m. Sept. 19, 2014, at Miller’s Merry Manor Nursing Home, Columbia City.
Born June 10, 1925, in Whitley County, she was the daughter of Fred L. Marrs and Eliza R. (Poland) Estlick.
She was raised in Larwill and from 1955 to 1990 she resided in California and Arizona.
In 1990, she resided in Columbia City before moving to Arizona, then to Kent, Wash. She returned to Columbia City in July, 2013.

Carl Hansen, 95

September 22, 2014

June 15, 1919 — Sept. 19, 2014
Carl F. Hansen, 95, of Columbia City, died at 9:40 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at Miller’s Merry Manor.
He was born June 15, 1919, in East Chicago, a son of the late Fred and Edna (Thieleman) Hansen.
Surviving relatives include his wife, three children, three stepchildren, 13 grandchildren, several great grandchildren and a sister.
The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Smith and Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City. Burial will be in the Nolt Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

GIRLS GOLF HEAD TO REGIONAL: Lady Eagles advance from sectional for first time since 2006

September 22, 2014

WINONA LAKE — Columbia City’s girls golf team made up a seven-shot deficit in the back half of Saturday’s sectional to advance to the regional for the first time since 2006. “What a tremendous effort by our players,” said Lady Eagle Head Coach Andrew Thompson. “Stonehenge is a tough course and we handled it well.”

ONLINE POLL RESULTS

September 22, 2014

September 21st

TURTLETOWN TREASURES: ’Busco 3rd annual town-wide garage sale starts Friday

September 21, 2014

CHURUBUSCO (Sunday, September 21) — Bargains and treasures will once again be ripe for the sale during Churubusco’s Town Wide Garage Sale Friday and Saturday September 26 and 27.
The third annual town-wide garage sale will highlight the wares of local merchants and residents bringing people into the town from near and far away.

September 20th

STORM INBOUND

September 20, 2014

A severe thunderstorm is approaching Whitely County. Weather spotters have been activated. Stay updated for the latest from The Post & Mail's website and Facebook pages

SEVERE WEATHER ALERT: Whitley County under watch

September 20, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY (Sept. 20, 2014) -- A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect for Whitley County.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 p.m. THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES
ALLEN - CASS - DE KALB - ELKHART - FULTON - HUNTINGTON -
KOSCIUSKO - LA PORTE - LAGRANGE - MARSHALL - MIAMI - NOBLE - PULASKI - ST. JOSEPH - STARKE - STEUBEN - WABASH - WHITE AND WHITLEY

I CAN MAN: Bailey celebrates 87th birthday

September 20, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY (Saturday, September 20) — Today, Ralph Bailey celebrates his 87th birthday.
The long-time educator has extended encouragement to faculty, staff and students throughout Whitley County for decades earning him the nickname, the “I Can Man.”

VIOLENCE AWARENESS: Task force slated to ‘break the silence’

September 20, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Purple ribbons and banners will once again be seen around the Whitley County Courthouse in observance of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
The Whitley County Domestic Violence Task Force (DVTF) will partner with County Commissioners in proclaiming the importance of this particular cause with the annual “Paint The Town Purple” campaign Tuesday, Sept. 25.

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