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IN THE RACKS: What's up in Monday's newspaper

June 29, 2015

•The 2015 Whitley County Fact Book is inserted today
•American Legion Parade winners
•Fireworks listings for Whitley and surrounding counties
•Coverage of Saturday's storm
•Fireworks usage laws
•Parkview Whitley's new look
•Loads of American Legion Parade photos
•Two obituaries of longtime Whitley County residents
•South Whitley Library July events calendar

COMING TODAY: WHITLEY COUNTY FACT BOOK

June 29, 2015

The Whitley County Fact Book will be inserted in today's (Monday) newspaper.

Copies of the fact book may also be purchased at our office during regular business hours (M-F, 8-5:30)

•VIDEO• 9 Disney and Pixar Movie Moments That Always Make Us Cry

June 28, 2015

From 'Up' to 'Lion King', these Disney and Pixar movie moments get us every time!

THE PARADE GOES ON: Weather doesn't stop parade

June 27, 2015

The parade will continue as scheduled, officials say.

The parade begins at 6 p.m. at Main and North streets and finishes at Ellsworth Street.

SATURDAY STORM: Blustery, cool and – of course – rain

June 27, 2015

Blustery cool winds invaded Whitley County early Saturday, with straight line gusts downing large tree limbs throughout the area. Power outages were also reported.

Meanwhile, overnight rain continued throughout the day Saturday, with precipitation expected to continue through 7:30 p.m.
A 24-hour rain total of 3.58 inches was reported 5 miles south of Columbia City.

Also, local communities are encouraged not to call police asking for road and weather conditions, according to Indiana State Police.

•VIDEO• High Court Legalizes Gay Marriage

June 27, 2015

June 26 -- Bloomberg's Pimm Fox reports on today's top news stories.

WOW! More than $192 in coupons, savings and discounts in Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail

June 27, 2015

Enjoy your summer weekend by picking up your copy of this Weekend's Edition of The Post & Mail! Included in the Weekend Edition is the popular Relish magazine!

In addition to the top local news of the day, features and local sports, the Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail is FULL of coupon savings and discounts! The Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail is now available on newsstands and at convenience stores and other outlets throughout Whitley County.

HAPPENING NOW: Old Settlers set for final two days

June 26, 2015

The Old Settlers Days festival in downtown Columbia City will conclude on Saturday night.

•VIDEO• The positives and negatives of the 2015 NBA draft

June 26, 2015

Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix and Luke Winn explain which moves they liked following the 2015 NBA draft, and which moves left them scratching their heads.

112th OLD SETTLERS DAY: Festivities officially underway following Old Settlers Association banquet

June 23, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY – The Old Settlers Association's annual banquet has concluded and the official start of Old Settlers Day 2015 has sounded with all the fun of the downtown midway and free entertainment by Bif & The Cruisers on the south lawn stage of the Whitley County Courthouse.

The 112th event will continue through Saturday with the big American Legion Parade slated for 6 p.m. that day.

A complete schedule of events can be found under Special Sections on the blue bar on The Post & Mail's home page. Click on "Old Settlers Days 2015."

WINNERS: The Post & Mail Cutest Kid Contest

June 22, 2015

The winners of The Post & Mail's April Cutest Kid Contest are:

• Age group 1 and under - Paige Pressler (413 votes)
• Age group 2 to 3 - Eva Sue Omelian (239 votes)
• Age group 4 to 6 - Tayler Enyeart ( 259 votes)
• Age group 7 to 9 - Taelor Robinson (133 votes)

A digital publication featuring all the children will be published at a later date.

SUMMER MORN FOG: Second day of summertime brings fog advisory by NWS

June 22, 2015

Special Statement from National Weather Service for Whitley County
Statement as of 6:40 AM EDT on June 22, 2015

... Areas of dense fog early this morning...

Areas of fog will gradually erode after 8 am EDT this morning.
Localized visibilities of one quarter of a mile are possible
through 8 am EDT. Motorists should exercise caution when
travelling across the area... and be prepared for rapid changes in
visibilities over short distances.

640 am EDT Mon Jun 22 2015

... Areas of dense fog early this morning...

• VIDEO ALERT: 'Frozen' Softball Team Will Melt Your Heart

June 21, 2015

VIDEO:
'Frozen' Softball Team Will Melt Your Heart
The Freeze, an Oklahoma softball team composed of 4 and 5-year-olds, is gaining national attention for playing ball in their Elsa gowns.

SUBMIT YOUR PHOTOS

June 20, 2015

We want to see what its like for a Day in the Life of Whitley County.

Submit your photos from Father's Day, the longest day of the year, to see them in an upcoming publication.

Don't forget to include the names of the people in the photos.

 

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