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September 4th

Barbara Paris, 59

September 4, 2014

March 10, 1955 — 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.

NOT SO FAST: Man in work release charged with escape

September 4, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — 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.

September 3rd

50 YEARS OF WONDERFUL YOUNG WOMEN: Coming Thursday in your Post & Mail!

September 3, 2014

Golden Anniversary of Distinguished Young Women/Junior Miss special 24-page publication will be inserted in Thursday's Post & Mail!
Facts, features and photos about 50 years of the scholarship pageant are included, as well as a preview of Saturday's big event.
The Post & Mail is available at newsstands throughout Whitley County, so pick up your newspaper today! Better yet, subscribe by calling
260 244-5153 today to get your new subscriber special for as little as 37 cents per day delivered to your doorstep!

SCHINBECKLER NAMED AUDITOR: Overwhelming majority gives support

September 3, 2014

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.

CHEMICAL STORAGE: New fertilizer facility slated to come to Columbia City

September 3, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY ­— CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP, CHSCO, CHSCN), the nation’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.

SHINING STARS: Recognized for doing what is right

September 3, 2014

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 — Kindergarten: Sebastian Hernandez, Korryn Ferguson, Kylah Hockemeyer, Brock Percy, Kira Ott and Collin Fry.

HIGH HONORS: Overdeer presented second highest award

September 3, 2014

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 Governor’s office in the state of Indiana.

Notre Dame game preview

September 3, 2014

HOME COURSE ADVANTAGE: East Noble kills Lady Eagle win streak

September 3, 2014

KENDALLVILLE — East Noble’s girls golf team put an end to Columbia City’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.

CAUCUS TONIGHT: Committeemen to vote from three for Auditor

September 3, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — Three Republicans have put their names on the list in hopes to fill the Whitley County Auditor’s position. Whitley County Republican Precinct Committeemen will hold a caucus tonight at 7 p.m. to fill the position of County Auditor.

Columbia City High School Lady Eagle Aubrey Wright, a senior, was recognized at last Saturday’s...
LIGONIER — Young teams have to go through some growing pains from time to time. The Whitko Lady...
CHURUBUSCO — The Churubusco boys’ basketball team used a 25-point fourth quarter surge to blow open...


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