DOWNTOWN MOVIE: Main Street Association to bring Hollywood to Courthouse

COLUMBIA CITY — A silver screen will decorate downtown Saturday as Columbia City’s Main Street Association hosts a free movie on the Whitley County Courthouse lawn.“Wall-E,” a Walt Disney motion picture, will play at 8:15 p.m. on the west side of the Courthouse. The movie is free and popcorn and water will be available at no cost. Those attending are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs to take in the show.Liane Minier, with the association’s committee, said the event is part of a plan to bring people to downtown Columbia City.“We have different pillars and goals that are a part of our Main Street initiative,” Minier said. “One of the things we wanted to do was give recognition to downtown, and to have a reason to have families come downtown.”Minier had a casual conversation with Columbia City High School 2013 graduate, Sage Rentschler, on his perspective of downtown activities.To read the rest of this story, see the Sept. 16 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.