Archive - Jul 2014
â¢Back to school - 8 a.m.
Tools for School program along with Whitley County Salvation Army will be distributing goods for back to school at Eagle Quest Church located at 1120 N. Ind. 109 from 8 a.m. to noon. Each child will receive a backpack, school supplies and shoes for school.
Proof of Whitley County residency, birth certificate or another official record of children, and proof of income are needed.
â¢ Car show - 8 a.m.
WHITLEY COUNTY â The remaining days of summer break are dwindling down as parents, children and school staff are prepping for the 2014-15 school year. Whitko Community Schools will be the first district in Whitley County to go back to classes, with the first day of school slated for Wednesday, Aug. 6. Whitley County Consolidated Schoolsâ first day will be the following Wednesday, Aug. 13, and Smith-Green Community Schools begin Aug. 14.
CHURUBUSCO â What started out as a pledge between 19 members has grown into a thriving congregation 90 years later. Churubusco Church of the Nazarene is planning a celebration to commemorate its 90th anniversary Sunday.
Columbia City resident Adam Neely is on a mission to preserve local lakes. Neely has been bowhunting 45-pound fish, such as the ones pictured, which are threatening the habitats of area waters. These non-game fish include Dogfish, Common Carp, Gar, Asian Carp, Buffalo and Grass Carp. These particular fish are breeding so quickly that they are threatening other fish species in Northeast Indiana Lakes.
CHURUBUSCO â A pair in Churubusco were arrested on a total of 22 drug charges last week. James Hampton, 45, and Shelly Stimmel, 35, were charged on multiple methamphetamine, heroin, mushroom, synthetic drug and marijuana charges after the Whitley County Drug Task Force received an anonymous tip July 22.
Columbia City High School is hosting a camp for aspiring cheerleaders. The camp is led by the high schoolâs cheer squad in the Donald S. Weeks gymnasium.
High school fall sports previews, including games schedules, will be inserted into the Aug. 21 edition of The Post & Mail.
COLUMBIA CITY â âWhen we hit the little things hard, the big things wonât come to town.â A motto taken on by the Columbia City Police Department is paying off, as Columbia City was recently named the 22nd safest city in the state of Indiana and the second safest in Northeast Indiana by Chief Executive Magazine.
COLUMBIA CITY (July 30, 2013) -- Columbia City Police Department has announced that Ind. 109 is now re-opened at US 30. Intersections are still congested so use caution in the area.
COLUMBIA CITY â For more than a decade, The Compassionate Friends group has existed to support those grieving the loss of loved ones. After the death of their daughter, Betsy Jane, Ben and Betsy Gates founded The Compassionate Friends in 2001.