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July 30th

COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS: Remembering loved ones in annual walk

July 30, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — For more than a decade, The Compassionate Friends group has existed to support those grieving the loss of loved ones. After the death of their daughter, Betsy Jane, Ben and Betsy Gates founded The Compassionate Friends in 2001.

PENCE, BAILEY, KILBY: Gathering memories, sharing friendships

July 30, 2014

A trio of Whitley County men gathered for lunch at DeVol Field Monday. Bailey and Pence took the opportunity at lunch to tout Kilby’s career as a leader in developing sports programming in Whitley County.

1:1 TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM: Students to ‘BYOD’ at Smith-Green

July 30, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — Juniors at Churubusco Jr.-Sr. High School will have the chance to bring their own electronic device to class this upcoming school year. The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) pilot-program comes in the wake of many area schools and school districts nationwide implementing “1:1” technology programs.

BREAKING: U.S. 30/Ind. 109 intersection closed today

July 30, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — According to police scanner traffic, the intersection of U.S. 30 and Ind. 109 will be closed until this afternoon.

AVOID THE AREA

July 29th

B.A.B.E.: Raises $2,560 in annual photo contest

July 29, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — A variety of barnyard animals were highlighted at the Whitley County 4-H Fair, but in one vendor booth it was photographs of “cute kids” that gained attention. B.A.B.E. of Whitley County’s annual Cutest Kids Contest was a fundraiser held during the 4-H Fair.

PROPERTY OWNERS: Site to provide tax bills online

July 29, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — Property owners may want to know more about where their tax dollars go and exactly what those funds are used for. Whitley County government leaders want county taxpayers to know that county budgets and tax levy information is available at www.budgetnotices.in.gov, or by calling the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance at 888-739-9826.

OFFICIALLY CHARTERED: Kiwanis club launches volunteer initiative

July 29, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Another community-minded group has joined the list of nonprofit and service organizations in Indiana. However, the Kiwanis Club is unique in that its founding purpose has evolved in its almost 100-year existence.

TWO ON-STAGE PLAYS: ‘Gunsmoke’ at the Peabody Library

July 29, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — The Marshal of Dodge City was forced to gun down a gang of outlaws in Columbia City Friday night. The massacre was followed by the return of the dastardly villain Butch Cavendish. A group of amateur actors and volunteers performed two on-stage radio plays “Bloody Hands,” from “Gunsmoke” and “The Return of Butch Cavendish” from “The Lone Ranger” Friday night at the Peabody Public Library auditorium, performed by The Peabody Radio Theatre Players.

SCRAPBOOK TO RECAP: Whitley Co. Fair photograph submissions

July 29, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — As part of The Post & Mail’s coverage of the Whitley County 4-H Fair, a scrapbook will be published in August. The special publication will include a recap of fair events and contests.
It will highlight 4-Hers’ projects and fair memories. This annual scrapbook is the ideal keepsake for 4-H families, friends and supporters.

FAIR FOOD AUCTION: Total sales equaled $10,685

July 29, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — A variety of backed goods were auctioned off at the Whitley County 4-H Fair, which was held July 11 through 17 in Columbia City. Total sales equaled $10,685.

 

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