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March 13th, 2015

FIRST-GRADE AG DAY: Col. City FFA hosts Ag Day for youngsters

March 13, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Approximately 350 Whitley County first-graders attended the annual Ag Day at the 4-H Center at the fairgrounds.

The event is hosted by the Whitley County Soil and Water Conservation District, Whitley County Farm Bureau, Inc. and the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service.

The event was presented by the Columbia City High School FFA Chapter. First graders had the opportunity to see a wide variety of farm animals.

TESTING: HSE test to be computer-only in 2016

March 13, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Those who wish to take the High School Equivalency (HSE) test on paper will have to do so before the year ends.

The HSE, formerly known as a GED, will switch to a computerized-only test in the year 2016.

While computerized tests save paper and allow for quicker results, it is imperative that test takers have basic computing skills such as being able to type at least 14 words per minute.

Fortunately, three Whitely County organizations are offering to help future test-takers prepare for the HSE test.

•VIDEO ALERT• Listen To The New Song From Disney's 'Frozen Fever'

March 13, 2015

Disney releases the new song, “Make Today the Perfect Day,” from the "Frozen Fever" short film.

March 12th

NCAA BRACKETOLOGY: Inside tournament info now available

March 12, 2015

As we march to NCAA March Madness Selection Sunday, The Associated Press has started a new "Inside the Madness" blog on The Post & Mail's website.

The blog is now part of the "College Basketball" news, located near the middle of the home page.

Additionally, The Post & Mail's traditional brackets for The Big Dance will be published in Monday's print edition, which will be available on newsstands throughout Whitley County.

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March 12, 2015

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PURSUIT: Began with vehicle theft; Cory Aspy facing five charges

March 12, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — A Columbia City man is facing five charges after stealing a vehicle, stealing gasoline and leading police on a pursuit from Columbia City to Fort Wayne last week.

Cory Aspy was arrested at the end of a pursuit that involved multiple law enforcement agencies last Tuesday.

More information has been released in the case, as police found that Aspy had stolen the vehicle two hours prior to the pursuit.

PASSAGES PROFILES: Client interaction with community a goal

March 12, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Passages Community Support Coordinator Brooke Dear spends a great deal of her time working with schedules, but still relishes her time working with clients.
Dear describes her main job as making the schedules and supervising Passages staff in providing opportunities for its clients.


March 12, 2015

Sam Eberly, a third-grader at Mary Raber Elementary School, has been a part of the Columbia City boys basketball team since he could walk. Eberly was there for the team’s last sectional title in 2011 and was there on Saturday when the Eagles got to cut down the nets in their own gym. Eberly is pictured with the sectional trophy.

LOW TURN OUT: Kindergarten round-up essential for all

March 12, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — With a low turn out so far for kindergarten round-up for Whitley County Consolidated
Schools, officials are reminding parents how important kindergarten round-up is for the parents, incoming students and teachers.

WCCS’ kindergarten round-up is next Thursday, March 19, for all four elementary schools.
Officials are concerned about the low number of sign-ups so far, as the event is important to all involved.

March 11th

ALL-NHC SQUADS: Four players are placed from Col. City

March 11, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — IHSAA Sectional Champion Columbia City placed four players on the All-Northeast Hoosier Conference teams for 2014-15, including two first-team selections.

Senior Mason Coverstone, who provided a 3-point threat for the Eagles all season, was a first-team selection. Brachen Hazen joined Coverstone as a first-team selection. The 6-foot-7 Hazen was one of three juniors on the first-team squad.

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