July 23rd, 2014
WHITLEY COUNTY â After several photograph submissions depicting Whitley County life on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Day In The Life - Summer Edition will be inserted in Thursdayâs Post & Mail.
A special publication featuring the 2013-14 Athletes of the Week will be inserted Friday. Each photograph of high school athletes selected during the school sports season are compiled in this keepsake.
Also in Fridayâs edition of The Post & Mail pets will be spotlighted in âPets On Parade.â Dozens of local pets will be pictured.
COLUMBIA CITY â Impact CNC, LLC, a company located at 1380 S. Williams Dr. in Columbia City, has been recognized as one of the 2014 Indiana Companies to Watch.
WHITLEY COUNTY â Steel Dynamics Inc. is significantly expanding its steel production with the $1.625 billion purchase of a Mississippi mini-mill, officials announced Monday.
COLUMBIA CITY â Schools throughout Whitley County will be in session in approximately two weeks. The Salvation Army of Whitley County is working to ensure students have the supplies they need when going back to school.
COLUMBIA CITY â Road repairs are continuing to hinder Columbia City drivers and are expected to get worse in the days to come. After recently completing an emergency repair that closed down East Van Buren Street, the City of Columbia City announced Tuesday night that another repair will have to be made under the busy road.
COLUMBIA CITY â Out of options, Columbia City officials have no choice but to increase the sewer rate for local residents. The question is â how will the hike be applied? Columbia Cityâs Common Co-uncil is looking for input from the public on the impending rate hike, which is expected to go into effect by January at the latest.
COLUMBIA CITY â The Whitley County Community Foundation is hosting a 5K run to benefit a local scholarship fund. The inTIMidatory 5K walk/run will be held Saturday, Aug. 2, at 8 a.m., with registration starting at 7 a.m.
The race will be held at Columbia City High School, and all proceeds will benefit the Tim Hearld Memorial Scholarship fund.
COLUMBIA CITY â A collaborative, community-driven initiative was announced at a meeting of community leaders Tuesday. Whitley-Forward, a group comprised of business owners, government officials and community activists working to advance the county in areas such as education, economic development and quality of life, gave an update on its progress.
COLUMBIA CITY â Purdue University is offering a program for anyone interested in sharpening their gardening skills and sharing gardening knowledge with others. Beginning Sept. 9, 2014, a Purdue Master Gardener âBasic Trainingâ series will be offered for residents of Noble and Whitley Counties and surrounding areas.
The photograph was submitted by Chuck Mathieu, a Churubusco resident and Churubusco historian, courtesy of the Churubusco History Center. The photo depicts summer enjoyment at Tri-Lakes where a group of lake lovers enjoy the Bathing Beach.