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JUDY SWORN IN: Representing District 83 and Whitley Co.

September 23, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS — State Representative Christopher Judy (R-Fort Wayne) was sworn in today by Indiana Supreme Court Justice Brent Dickson to serve House District 83. He will fulfill the remaining term of former State Rep. Kathy Heuer who resigned from her seat in August.

LOOK GOOD...FEEL BETTER: County’s Giving Circle to host program for cancer patients

September 23, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Giving Circle for Women’s Health has recently announced that it will offer the well-known, Look Good ... Feel Better program in the community for women with cancer. The next session is planned for Monday, Oct. 13 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. There is no cost for the program, but advance reservations are required.

UNITED WAY: Funding a future for the homeless

September 23, 2014

Editor’s note: The following is the second in a series highlighting nonprofit groups that have benefited from the United Way of Whitley County in recognition of the United Way’s 2015 Live United campaign.

COLUMBIA CITY — United Way of Whitley County’s partnership with The Lighthouse has given specific programming and support for those needing housing. The Lighthouse was a recipient of a $10,000 grant from funds raised during the United Way’s 2013-14 campaign.

HONORED FOR SERVICE: Veterans recognized at luncheon

September 23, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — A gathering of heroes took place this weekend in Whitley County; costumed in plain clothes and humility, the deeds and sacrifice of these men will forever be remembered in the annals of history.

VIDEO-ALERT • BEAR CLAWS: Chicago's defense reacts to victory over Jets

September 23, 2014

VIDEO: Bears defense reacts to win over Jets

WCCS SCHOOL DESIGN: Referendum for new CCHS expected in 2016, 2018

September 23, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Though a new high school isn’t expected to be built for several years, Whitley County Consolidated Schools officials took the first step in the planning process for a new building at Monday night’s Board of Trustees meeting.

HODGES TO SPEAK: National and state security a focus at Patriots meeting

September 22, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Patriots will host Whitley County Sheriff Mark Hodges as the speaker for the October 7 meeting. Sheriff Hodges will be addressing concerns of Homeland Security and domestic terrorism.

GAMING EXTRAVAGANZA: ‘Not so boring board games’

September 22, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Eight board-gamers made their way to the Peabody Public Library Saturday for the September Gaming Extravaganza. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. the downstairs auditorium played host to a gathering of intergalactic travelers, locomotive barons and paranormal investigators.

OFF TO THE RACES: 600 runners at ISMS Friday

September 22, 2014

Indian Springs Middle School played host to more than 600 runners Friday evening for the annual Columbia City Elementary Mile. The annual race has taken place since 2002 and is coordinated by Gary and JoAnn Bird. The event hosts elementary-aged students from all across Northeast Indiana.

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

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.

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.”

 

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