Archive - 2014
Melvin Mullins, an artist from Columbia City, made an appearance Sunday at the Whitley County 4-H Fair. With a laid back atmosphere, a varied music selection and a deep singing voice, Mullinâs concert evoked a need to dance.
â˘7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. â Swine Barrow Show - Large Show Arena
â˘10 a.m. â Horse & Pony Junior & Senior English - Horse Arena
â˘10 a.m. to 9 p.m. â Adult Open Class on display - 4-H Center
â˘10 a.m. to 9 p.m. â Mini projects on display - Shelterhouse
â˘10 a.m. to 9 p.m. â 4-H exhibits on display - 4-H Center
â˘1 to 5 p.m. â Master Gardeners Programs - Ag Museum
â˘2 p.m. â Pets judged - Small Show Arena
â˘4 to 6 p.m. â Livestock judging - Large Show Arena
â˘5 to 9 p.m. â Commercial exhibits on display - Commercial Building
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The Indiana State Police and the Noble County Sheriff Department are asking for the publicâs assistance in identifying two men, believed to be a father-son duo who have been soliciting their paving services and in doing so, allegedly bilked an elderly couple out of thousands of dollars.
COLUMBIA CITY â 4-H participants turned into models during the Whitley County 4-H Fairâs Fashion Revue Sunday. The event highlighted several sewing, formal wear and consumer clothing divisions.
The Columbia City Elks Lodge hosted pizza night at Camp Whitley. The boys and girls camp is one of the oldest youth camps in the state of Indiana, with many current Columbia City Elk members attending when they were young. The Columbia City Elks have assisted with many work projects at the camp over the past several years to keep up on assisting the youth of their community.
Jackson Pettigrew, a four-year member of 4-H, uses a shop vac to blow dry his steer in preparation for the show ring Sunday at the Whitley County 4-H Fairgrounds in Columbia City.
COLUMBIA CITY â Lee Baatz, new Columbia City Rotary Club president, started his year in office by treating fellow Rotarians to an âinterestingâ and âinspiringâ video concerning the organizationâs famed Rotary Four-Way Test which asks: Is it the truth? Is it fair to all concerned? Will it build goodwill and better friendships? Will it be beneficial to all concerned?
WHITLEY COUNTY - (July 14, 2014) A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued until 7 p.m. for the following areas:
Editorâs Note: The following is the third installment of The Post & Mailâs series: âWhitley County Homegrown and Handcrafted,â highlighting local enthusiasts.
COLUMBIA CITY â Jan Meyers, Proprietor of Earth Mother Farm and retired neonatal intensive care nurse, is best recognized for working her spinning wheel Saturdays at the Whitley County Farmers Market on the Courthouse Square in Columbia City. Earth Mother Farm comprises 10 acres south of Columbia City. It was there that Meyers spoke of her passion for sustainable farming and her love of spinning wool.