Archive - 2014
The Indiana State Police would like all Hoosiers to have a safe Fourth of July holiday. Due to many Hoosiers celebrating our nationâ€™s independence with the use of fireworks, the Indiana State Police would like to inform citizens of the Indiana fireworks law which is in place for the safety of everyone.
â€¢ Only individuals over the age of 18 can purchase fireworks.
â€¢ A person 18 years of age or older has to be present when anyone younger than 18 is using or possessing fireworks.
INDIANAPOLIS â€” A federal judge struck down Indiana's ban on same-sex marriage Wednesday, ruling that gay couples have the same marriage rights as couples of opposing genders.
The ruling takes effect immediately, meaning same-sex couples can begin marrying Wednesday. The clerk in Marion County, home to Indianapolis, says the office will start issuing marriage licenses.
U.S. District Judge Richard Young ruled that the state's ban was unconstitutional. The ruling involves lawsuits from several gay couples.
COLUMBIA CITY (June 25, 2014) -- Columbia City Mayor Ryan Daniel just announced that the city will have have free T-shirts at City Hall tomorrow during normal working hours (7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.) in the Mayor's Office. Sizes available are large and extra large.
COLUMBIA CITY (June 25, 2014) â€” The American Legion Parade will be Saturday at 5 p.m. See Thursday's edition of The Post & Mail for parade line up.
WHITLEY COUNTY Ââ€” Arthur Lloyd, former director of Camp Whitley, will have a challenge match offered in his honor.
In honor of his memory and service to the camp, Bob Kellogg, a former camp goer and JAA member along with his wife Ellen, have set up a memorial Camp Whitley challenge match offer in partnership with the Whitley County Community Foundation.
INDIANAPOLIS â€“ At their annual meeting last week in Southern Indiana, the Indiana Conference of Mayors (ICOM) elected Columbia City Mayor Ryan Daniel as Vice-President of the organization. Mayor Daniel took office immediately and will serve in the position for one year.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” Gypsy moth treatment scheduled for Allen, Whitley counties today.
Aerial treatments to disrupt the mating process of gypsy moths at a site in Allen and Whitley counties may occur Wednesday, which would be a day earlier than previously planned.
Elizabeth M. Mallock, 93, of South Whitley, died at 8:50 a.m. Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at Parkview Huntington Hospital. She had been a resident at Norwood Nursing Center since November 2009.
She was born May 31, 1921, in Laketon, a daughter of James Esta and Golda (Rutledge) Price. Her formative years were spent in Laketon. She completed her education at Laketon High School.
On May 27, 1949, she was united in marriage to Rodney N. Mallock. With the exception of five years in Leesburg, Fla. from 1985 until 1990, they made their home in South Whitley. Mr. Mallock died Feb. 12, 2004.
Joan L. (Schrader) Stayer, 84, of Lafayette, passed away at 10:40 a.m. Sunday, June 22, 2014, at St. Anthony Healthcare Center.
Born Oct. 28, 1929, in Columbia City, she was the daughter of the late Forrest and Margaret (Stigman) Schrader.
Joan was raised in Columbia City and graduated from Columbia City High School and went on to graduate from Indiana Business College.
Columbia City's Burnsworth Pool will be free to the public from 4 to 6 p.m. as part of one of the many events for Old Settlers Days.