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June 19th, 2015

3-ON-3: Tournament is Saturday

June 19, 2015

The annual Big G's 3-on-3 tournament is Saturday morning. Downtown streets are closed for the event.

There will be a free concert downtown Saturday night, hosted by the Columbia City Main Street Association.

June 17th

TUMBLIN' DOWN: School crumbles

June 17, 2015

A Whitko Community School is being torn down this week in preparation for new construction.

June 16th

TOP IN THE STATE: Eagle linkster leads state in match

June 16, 2015

A Columbia City golfer shot a 68 in Carmel at the Indiana State Golf Finals Tuesday afternoon to lead the state.

The Eagles are sitting sixth out of 15 teams heading into Wednesday's final round.

HIGH WATER: Monday rain caused minor flooding

June 16, 2015

WHITLEY COUNTY — Heavy rainfall throughout the evening hours on Monday caused minor flooding in low-lying areas, even across some roadways.

Weather reports say localized rainfall amounts of 2 inches or more fell in parts of Whitley County. However, most roads are safe to pass today as standing water has receded.

Though the chance of additional rain for today is slight, the National Weather Service is forecasting higher chances for precipitation throughout the week.

FLOOD WARNING: Conditions persist for most of Whitley

June 16, 2015

A flood warning continues for most of Whitley County, as deemed by the National Weather Service at North Webster.

Columbia City has recorded nearly 2 inches of rain since Monday, while other locations in the county have received in excess of 2 inches.

Many roadways are covered in water, particularly in rural areas.

The impact zone for flooding is generally along and south of U.S. 30.

Another round or rainfall is expected at mid-week.

June 15th

DISCUSSING THE FUTURE: What will happen to CCHS?

June 15, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — The future of Columbia City High School was discussed at Monday night's school board meeting.

Several community leaders spoke at the meeting, including the EDC president, Whitley County Community Foundation leader, director of the Whitley County Family YMCA and United Way director.

TORRENTIAL RAINS HIT WHITLEY: Flash floods possible throughout evening, possibly beyond

June 15, 2015

From the National Weather Service at North Webster, Ind.

Flash Flood Watch in effect through late tonight...

The National Weather Service in northern Indiana has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of northern Indiana... southwest
Michigan and Northwest Ohio... including the following areas...
in northern Indiana... Adams... Allen in... Blackford... Cass in...
De Kalb... Elkhart... Fulton in... Grant... Huntington... Jay...
Kosciusko... La Porte... LaGrange... Marshall... Miami... Noble...

PHOTOS NEEDED: A Day in the Life

June 15, 2015

“A Day in the Life of Whitley County: Summer Edition,” The Post & Mail’s annual popular public-submitted photo documentary publication, will be published in July – but submissions are encouraged this weekend.
This Sunday, June 21, is not only Fathers Day, but it’s also the first day of summer and the longest day of the year.

This Sunday is a perfect summer photo day to capture “A Day in the Life of Whitley County.”
Family outings and events will be going on, plus fun recreational activities. And some folks will be working too.

COMING THIS WEEK: Special sections

June 15, 2015

Several special items will be inserted in this week's newspapers.

• Thursday: On the Lakes
• Friday: Old Settlers Days Preview Booklet


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