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Archive - 2014

September 27th

CALLED TO SERVE: Quinn, 18, unwavering in her resolve

September 27, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Stacy Quinn, 18, left her home in Columbia City this summer for basic training with the U.S. National Guard.

As she went through each obstacle placed in front of her, Private Quinn never wavered in her determination and positive attitude.

YOU GOTTA DO THIS: Tractor trip highlights antique models

September 27, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Many adults create a “bucket list” of things they aim to accomplish at some point during their lifetime.

Gary Lamle, of Columbia City, added to his list after watching a television show about antique tractors driving across the Mackinac Bridge in Michigan.

FALLING INTO WEALTH: More than $113 in coupons, discounts in Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail

September 27, 2014

As autumn starts, smart local shoppers can save more than $113 in coupons and discounts by picking up the Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail, now on newsstands throughout Whitley County.

Pick up your copy of The Post & Mail this weekend and earn big savings!

In addition to top local news, extensive features, court judgments, features and sports, the Weekend Edition has coupons and discounts from:
•The always popular SmartSource magazine of coupons
•CVS Pharmacy
•Walgreens Pharmacy
•Dunham's Sports
•Burger King
•Dollar General
•Discount Mattress Center
•Aladdin Vacuum

September 26th

POLICE: Suspect in purse snatching case may have been identified

September 26, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY - Police have received enough information to potentially identify the suspect in the alleged Columbia City purse snatching cases, thanks to the help of area news sources and social media.

Officials said Friday night they appreciate the help of local residents and the information they've provided.

To read more on this story, see the Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail.

VIDEO: 11 Facts You Won't Believe Are Actually True

September 26, 2014

VIDEO: 11 Facts You Won't Believe Are Actually True

PURSE SNATCHER: Community assistance needed in suspect identification

September 26, 2014

The Columbia City Police Department is asking for community assistance in identifying a suspect in several recent purse snatchings in the month of September.


September 26, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco’s boys tennis team fell to Adams Central, 4-1.
The No. 2 doubles team of Landon and Luke Lillmars won in a three-set series 5-7, 7-6 (7-5), 6-2. In No. singles, Derek Bowyer fell 6-0, 6-3.

HISTORIC CEMETARY RESTORATION: Dedication puts project to rest

September 26, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Of the sights that a hiker might expect to see while trekking the many trails at the Crooked Lake Nature Preserve, a historic cemetery is most likely not on the list. However, a group of community volunteers have been working for more than 17 months to restore and preserve the Leaman Cemetery. In April of 2013, work began to tend to the overgrown and forgotten cemetery.

4th OUT OF 31: ISMS harriers have strong showing

September 26, 2014

The Indian Springs Middle School varsity girls cross country team came in fourth out of 31 teams at the West Noble Invitational Saturday. The team was led by Jasmine Early who came in fourth. The ISMS boys placed eighth out of 31 teams at the invite. Landon Wakeman and Nathan Mills both placed in the top 25 for ISMS. The photo includes the girls team, from left: Gabby Fry, Jasmine Early, Olivia Campbell, Lillian Oddou, Jaslyn Cook and Eden Oddou.

SENIORS GO WILD: Birthday bash takes on a Western theme

September 26, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — It was a scene that rivaled any Western movie lot. The only thing missing from The Woodlands Senior Center birthday celebration was tumbleweed blowing in the wind. Each month the senior center, located at 710 N. Opportunity Dr. in Columbia City, hosts a birthday party for all its participants.

CHURUBUSCO — Whitko’s boys tennis team took the 25-mile trip north on Ind. 205 to take on county-...
HUNTERTOWN — Columbia City’s boys soccer team fell 5-0 to Northeast Hoosier Conference foe Carroll...
SOUTH WHITLEY — For the second night in a row the Whitko Lady Wildcat volleyball team took the...


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