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July 24th

NEW EMA DIRECTOR STARTS: Heflin a hero and academic

July 24, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Charles Heflin still remembers the sounds of the approaching sirens and howling winter winds as paramedics made their way to the cemetery. Close to his chest, he held the infant, the near lifeless four-day-old child that was abandoned. “I was working as a supervisor for a cable company in Urbana, Ill.,” said Heflin. “I heard over my radio that emergency dispatch had received an anonymous call from a woman reporting she had abandoned her four-day-old infant in a cemetery. “

MILL-AND-FILL: Traffic jams expected Friday

July 24, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — As the Columbia City Street Department works to quickly complete an emergency repair under East Van Buren Street, other crews are preparing for a major undertaking of U.S. 30, which is expected to begin Friday morning. The City of Columbia City announced Tuesday evening that a second emergency repair of a sewer main under East Van Buren Street would have to take place this week. Brooks 1st Construction will begin mill-and-fill paving U.S. 30 between Ind. 9 and Lincolnway.

SPECIAL FEATURES: Day in the life, athletes of the week, pets on parade

July 24, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — After several photograph submissions depicting Whitley County life on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Day In The Life - Summer Edition will be inserted in Thursday’s Post & Mail.

A special publication featuring the 2013-14 Athletes of the Week will be inserted Friday. Each photograph of high school athletes selected during the school sports season are compiled in this keepsake.

Also in Friday’s edition of The Post & Mail pets will be spotlighted in “Pets On Parade.” Dozens of local pets will be pictured.

July 23rd

A series of special features coming in The Post & Mail

July 23, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — After several photograph submissions depicting Whitley County life on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Day In The Life - Summer Edition will be inserted in Thursday’s Post & Mail.

A special publication featuring the 2013-14 Athletes of the Week will be inserted Friday. Each photograph of high school athletes selected during the school sports season are compiled in this keepsake.

Also in Friday’s edition of The Post & Mail pets will be spotlighted in “Pets On Parade.” Dozens of local pets will be pictured.

LOCAL BIZ RECOGNIZED: Impact CNC company ‘one to watch’

July 23, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Impact CNC, LLC, a company located at 1380 S. Williams Dr. in Columbia City, has been recognized as one of the 2014 Indiana Companies to Watch.

SDI SOLIDIFIES DEAL: New mill in Mississippi

July 23, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — Steel Dynamics Inc. is significantly expanding its steel production with the $1.625 billion purchase of a Mississippi mini-mill, officials announced Monday.

BACK TO SCHOOL: Salvation Army to pack school bus with supplies

July 23, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Schools throughout Whitley County will be in session in approximately two weeks. The Salvation Army of Whitley County is working to ensure students have the supplies they need when going back to school.

ROAD REPAIRS ONGOING: City begins emergency repairs

July 23, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Road repairs are continuing to hinder Columbia City drivers and are expected to get worse in the days to come. After recently completing an emergency repair that closed down East Van Buren Street, the City of Columbia City announced Tuesday night that another repair will have to be made under the busy road.

CITY SEEKS PUBLIC INPUT: Sewer utility increase imminent

July 23, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Out of options, Columbia City officials have no choice but to increase the sewer rate for local residents. The question is — how will the hike be applied? Columbia City’s Common Co-uncil is looking for input from the public on the impending rate hike, which is expected to go into effect by January at the latest.

5K WALK/RUN: Benefit Tim Hearld scholarship fund

July 23, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Community Foundation is hosting a 5K run to benefit a local scholarship fund. The inTIMidatory 5K walk/run will be held Saturday, Aug. 2, at 8 a.m., with registration starting at 7 a.m.
The race will be held at Columbia City High School, and all proceeds will benefit the Tim Hearld Memorial Scholarship fund.

 

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