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December 24th

COMFORTABLE CHRISTMAS: Flow-Tech personnel says Merry Christmas

December 24, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY – Flow-Tech Plumbing & Heating, 208 E. Chicago St., has as its motto: "Your Comfort is our Goal!"

A comfortable and Merry Christmas is the wish to all this season by Flow-Tech personnel. And a very Happy New Year!

"We thank you for your valued business, and wish you and your loved ones a bounty of glad tidings this holiday season," Flow-Tech personnel said.

Locally owned and operated for more than 20 years, Flow-Tech offers the best in residential, commercial and new construction in the areas of heating, air conditioning and plumbing.

FELIZ NAVIDAD: Los Tequilas Mexican Restaurant open Christmas Eve

December 24, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY – Los Tequilas Mexican Restaurant, 539 N. Line St., in Columbia Plaza, wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and wants all to know they'll be open Christmas Eve "until the last customer is served!"

"Take a break from cooking and let our family treat your family this Holiday Season," restaurant personnel said.

For dine in or carry out, there are specials available – and a coupon in The Post & Mail!
Call 260 244-0083.
Mastercard and Visa accepted.

•VIDEO• CONCUSSED CLAUSEN: Bears' one-game QB out; Cutler back in

December 24, 2014

VIDEO: Bears Say Clausen Will Miss Finale because of Concussion
Chicago Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen will miss the final game of the season because of a concussion, and Jay Cutler will move back into the lineup. The Bears say Clausen was injured on a helmet-to-helmet hit by Detroit's Ezekiel Ansah while scrambling late in Sunday's loss to the Lions. Ansah received an unnecessary roughness penalty.

December 23rd

FREE CANDY: 125-year tradition carried on by CCFD

December 24, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — A more than century-long tradition is continuing in Columbia City tonight.

Columbia City’s fire department is hosting its annual treat handout at the Whitley County Courthouse from 6 to 8 p.m.

For more than 125 years, the CCFD has been passing out candy and an orange to children on Christmas Eve.

“We don’t even know what year this was started,” said Columbia City Fire Chief Tom LaRue. “We know it has been around for at least 125 years.”

When the event began, sugary treats were hard to come by, so a one-pound bag of candy was a special treat, as were oranges.

CITY WINS: Eagles take down Wawasee, 55-38

December 24, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Midway through the third quarter, Columbia City’s Brachen Hazen had 10 rebounds. That doesn’t seem significant, except that at that same point in the game, the entire Wawasee team had 10 rebounds.

In typical Columbia City fashion rebounding, defense and free throws were the key as the Eagles dominated all three areas.

Columbia City led from start to finish and sent the Warriors home with a 55-38 loss.

SMILIN': Good old St. Nick

December 23, 2014

Old St. Nick sits with 4-year old Jace Mills in his cozy cottage Sunday. He has been meeting with throngs of children at his Courthouse Square Santa’s Cottage in downtown Columbia City. His final appearance at his Cottage will be Wednesday, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Santa will re--appear from 6 to 8 p.m. Christmas Eve inside the Whitley County Courthouse, greeting tykes and handing out bags of candy and oranges. Sponsored by the Columbia City Fire Department, it’s a Christmas Eve tradition dating back more than 100 years.

BASKETBALL: ISMS girls continue to shine

December 23, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — The eighth grade Lady Eagles defeated Maple Creek Dec. 18 by the score of 34-30. Ava Winters led the way with 14 points and 14 rebounds. The Lady Eagles stepped up big down the stretch, coming back from being 8 points down in the second half. The Lady Eagle eighth grade team sports an unblemished 7-0 record.

PATROLLING FOR PRESENTS: Columbia City Police Department sponsors

December 23, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — The 2nd annual “Patrolling for Presents” took place Monday evening at Wal-Mart in Columbia City.
Sponsored by the Columbia City Police Department, the event pairs children in need and local law enforcement officials together to give the opportunity for a unique Christmas shopping celebration.

EAGLES SOAR: CCHS conquer Concordia Cadets, 51-48

December 23, 2014

FORT WAYNE — The Columbia City Lady Eagle basketball squad traveled to Concordia Lutheran High School Monday night looking to break a three-game losing streak.
The Eagles broke out of an early game shooting slump and then – with both good team patience and some fine individual efforts from players off the bench – held off the highly regarded Lady Cadets to vanquish the losing streak with a 51-48 win.
Early on the game bore striking resemblance to the last few contests as the visiting Lady Eagles missed their first eight shots from the field, quickly falling behind 9-0.

BURNING BRIGHT: Winning lights all aglow

December 23, 2014

Judging for Columbia City Municipal Electric’s annual Christmas Lighting Decorating Contest has concluded with the following awards: The Overall Winner is the Paul & Joyce Coulter home at 1595 E. Sparrow Cove, Eagle Glen subdivision. The gorgeous, award-winning lighting is pictured. Other top homes highlighted by contest judges were: Northwest Quadrant, Chad & Laurie Richter, 323 N. Main St,; Northeast Quadrant, Steve & Rosemary Brown, 325 E. Shorewood Ct., Columbia Shores subdivision; Southeast Quadrant, Duane & Tamie Miller, 600 E.


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