September 22nd, 2014
LIGONIER ‚ÄĒ Columbia City‚Äôs 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. ‚ÄúThat‚Äôs just awesome,‚ÄĚ said Columbia City Head Coach Bob Fahl.
June 10, 1925 ‚ÄĒ Sept. 19, 2014
Martha Ann Putman, 89, of Columbia City, passed away at 11:10 a.m. Sept. 19, 2014, at Miller‚Äôs 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.
June 15, 1919 ‚ÄĒ Sept. 19, 2014
Carl F. Hansen, 95, of Columbia City, died at 9:40 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at Miller‚Äôs 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.
WINONA LAKE ‚ÄĒ Columbia City‚Äôs girls golf team made up a seven-shot deficit in the back half of Saturday‚Äôs sectional to advance to the regional for the first time since 2006. ‚ÄúWhat a tremendous effort by our players,‚ÄĚ said Lady Eagle Head Coach Andrew Thompson. ‚ÄúStonehenge is a tough course and we handled it well.‚ÄĚ
CHURUBUSCO (Sunday, September 21) ‚ÄĒ Bargains and treasures will once again be ripe for the sale during Churubusco‚Äôs 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.
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
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
COLUMBIA CITY (Saturday, September 20) ‚ÄĒ 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 ‚ÄúI Can Man.‚ÄĚ
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ 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 ‚ÄúPaint The Town Purple‚ÄĚ campaign Tuesday, Sept. 25.