Archive - 2014
March 10, 1955 â€” Sept. 2, 2014
Barbara L. Paris, 59, of Columbia City, passed away at 6:23 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at her home on Tri-Lakes surrounded by her loving family.
Born March 10, 1955, in Noble County, she was the daughter of Roger F. and Marilyn J. (Shepard) Fry.
She was a lifetime resident of Whitley County, graduating from Columbia City Joint High School with the Class of 1973.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A Fort Wayne man serving time for burglary in Whitley County is now facing escape charges. Christopher Anderson, 36, was serving his time for burglary at the Whitley County Work Release Center.
Golden Anniversary of Distinguished Young Women/Junior Miss special 24-page publication will be inserted in Thursday's Post & Mail!
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COLUMBIA CITY (Sept. 3, 2014) -- A Republican caucus was held tonight to determine who would fill the Whitley County Auditor office. With 20 out of 25 votes, 23-year-old Jana Schinbeckler was elected to the position.
Read more coverage of the caucus in Thursday's Post & Mail.
COLUMBIA CITY Ââ€” CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP, CHSCO, CHSCN), the nationâ€™s leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company, and Ag Plus, LP, South Whitley, Ind., announced today they have formed a 50-50 joint venture company to construct and operate a liquid fertilizer facility near Columbia City. The facility will have 3 million gallons of liquid storage and 130,000 gallons of chemical storage.
Mary Raber Elementary School recently celebrated its August Shining Stars. The following students were recognized for using life skills, treating people right, and doing the right thing â€” Kindergarten: Sebastian Hernandez, Korryn Ferguson, Kylah Hockemeyer, Brock Percy, Kira Ott and Collin Fry.
Whitley County Councilman Bill Overdeer (center) was presented the Sagamore of the Wabash Award from the State of Indiana at the Whitley County Council meeting this morning. Overdeer was nominated by former State Rep. Kathy Heuer (left) earlier this year. State Rep. David Ober (right) made the official presentation to Overdeer, after Heuer read her nomination letter. This award is the second highest award which can be given by the Governorâ€™s office in the state of Indiana.
KENDALLVILLE â€” East Nobleâ€™s girls golf team put an end to Columbia Cityâ€™s six-match win streak. The Lady Knights hosted the Lady Eagles at Noble Hawk Golf Course Tuesday night for a Northeast Hoosier Conference match.
East Noble posted a strong score to take the 168-203 victory.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” Three Republicans have put their names on the list in hopes to fill the Whitley County Auditorâ€™s position. Whitley County Republican Precinct Committeemen will hold a caucus tonight at 7 p.m. to fill the position of County Auditor.