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May 19th

Fantacular friends

May 19, 2014

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Student-led event offers sample of city

May 19, 2014

Eagle Tech Academy students coordinated an event to bring a “taste of” Columbia City to downtown Saturday.

Taste of the Town was a class project where high school students worked together to host an outdoor fair of food, entertainment and crafts could be displayed.

“There is a lot in Columbia City, but I don’t think people realize it,” said Miranda Ringle, a sophomore at ETA. “We wanted to bring what Columbia City has to offer to one spot — the Whitley County Courthouse Square.”

May 16th

$AVER$: More than $147 in advertiser coupons, discounts in Weekend Edition

May 17, 2014

Readers who pick up a copy of the Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail will enjoy local news and features about Whitley County, AND more than $147 in coupons and discounts from local advertisers!

Inserted in the Weekend Edition are preprint advertising circulars, including the ever-popular SmartSource Coupon Magazine, American Profile Magazine, TV Times, plus special inserts from CVS Pharmacy, Walgreens, Walmart, Dunham's Sports, Culligan, Papa John's, Superior Auto and Dick's Sporting Goods to name a few.

WCCS avoids ISTEP testing woes

May 16, 2014

After an ISTEP testing fiasco last year and several schools reporting problems again this year, Whitley County Consolidated Schools officials were on guard for testing problems again this year.

Fort Wayne Community Schools, along with several other districts, elected to go with the paper and pencil test after having problems, again, with the ISTEP testing websites.

Hours of preparation paid off for Whitley County Consolidated Schools, which had no major issues with this year’s test.

4-H Foundation Scholarship

May 16, 2014

Some residents have had enough with Indiana’s wacky weather

May 16, 2014

From frigid, to hot and back to cold again, many area residents have had enough of Indiana’s weather.

All in one week, the weather has gone from normal spring weather, thunderstorms, rain and 70 degrees, to over 90 degrees, and Friday morning, temps were near freezing again.

“It is insane,” said Sheila Lentz on The Post & Mail’s Facebook page. “All my kids are starting to get sick.”

Many athletic contests have been rained out this week, creating more scheduling havoc after a long winter of cancellations and postponements.

SUMMER MAY COME WITH CRIME SPIKE: Detective Stephenson offers advice to stay safe

May 16, 2014

After a long winter, nearly everyone is itching to get outside this summer. Unfortunately, so are criminals.

After a couple of recent incidents of criminal mischief in the area, Columbia City Police Detective Chip Stephenson is offering advice for residents to minimize their chances of falling victim to crime this summer.

“It is important to protect yourself and be safe. With it starting to warm up, there will be more people out at night,” Stephenson said.

Recently, a series of related criminal mischief cases were reported to the CCPD.

ONLINE POLL RESULTS

May 16, 2014

May 15th

CCHS awards continued

May 15, 2014

CCHS Honors awarded

May 15, 2014

 

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