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May 18th, 2015

SURVIVAL SKILLS: Museum event to outline preparedness throughout history

May 18, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Historical Museum will be hosting “Historic Survival Skills,” a disaster preparedness event on Saturday, May 30, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The event consists of various speakers on survival topics such as: fire, shelter, first aid, self defense, firearms safety and hunting,


May 18, 2015

Columbia City High School’s show choir held its final performance of the season Sunday afternoon. The annual Fantacular was titled, “Gender Royale.” Seniors Ashley Kendall and CariAnn Freed (right) sing their final songs as CCHS show choir members.

CONFERENCE CHAMPS: Churubusco boys track wins Northeast Corner Conference title

May 18, 2015

ANGOLA — Churubusco’s boys track team traveled to Angola and came home with the Northeast Corner Conference crown.

The boys blew away their opponents, scoring 28.5 more points than the second-best team, Fairfield, to take the win.

ADVISORY: Road Closures

May 18, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — The intersection of Harrison St. and Elm St. will be closed starting Monday 5/18 for most of the week for manhole work.

May 17th

NO NEWS, GOOD NEWS?:None attend RDC project meeting

May 17, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — No news may not be bad news for the Columbia City Redevelopment Commission.

On Tuesday, the RDC held a meeting regarding city’s lot, northwest of the intersection of Van Buren and Line streets.

The city is seeking proposals from developers. Those proposals are due in early June.

None were in attendance of Tuesday’s meeting, but city officials say that’s not necessarily a bad sign.

“We have answered some questions through phone calls,” said Councilman Ben Romine.


May 17, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department is looking to add a handful of deputies to its reserve program.

Reserve deputies have similar duties to full-time law enforcement officers, but work on a volunteer basis.

WCSD Detective Bill Brice said the reserve program is a great way to build a resume when applying to be a full-time deputy.

“Most of our command staff and several of our deputies were reserve officers before we were hired,” Brice said. “The reserve program is a great feeder program.

May 16th

ARMED FORCES DAY: ‘Uncle Sam’ buried in Merriam?

May 16, 2015

MERRIAM — One of the most iconic figures in United States military history is not that of a soldier, but rather that of a bearded man, too old to actually serve, exhorting others to do their part.

The figure of Uncle Sam is one of the world’s most recognizable, and in its original poster form, one most closely associated with the U.S. armed forces.

The iconic “I Want You” poster was originally published as cover art for Leslie’s Weekly in 1916. Originally published with the caption “What Are You Doing for Preparedness?”

GOOD READERS: Prelim iREAD results released

May 16, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Nearly all Whitley County elementary schools performed better than the state average on iREAD-3 testing this spring. The Indiana Department of Education recently released results of the test from every school district, revealing a statewide average passing rate of 84.2 percent.

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May 16, 2015

"American Profile" – a special weekend magazine – is inserted in this Weekend's Edition of The Post & Mail!

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May 15th

Whitko rallies to beat Col. City, 9-8

May 15, 2015

SOUTH WHITLEY — Friday night was one of the most competitive games played between Whitko’s and Columbia City’s baseball teams.

The Eagles led the entire game only to see the Wildcats score in the bottom of the seventh inning to earn a 9-8 victory.

Columbia City scored three runs in the top of the seventh to earn what seemed like a safe 8-5 lead.

Whitko took advantage of a throwing error by the Eagles to score Zach Snep and Tanner Gaff.

Drew Bradford followed that with a single to bring in Hunter Sroufe.

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