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June 12th

24-YEAR SENTENCE: Woman sentenced for selling kids to make porn

June 12, 2014

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a Gary woman to more than 24 years in prison for selling her two young daughters for the production of child pornography.

The 25-year-old woman pleaded guilty in January to one count of selling a child for child pornography and two counts of permitting a child to take part in child pornography. U.S. District Judge Rudy Lozano sentenced her Wednesday to 292 months, or 24 years and four months, The (Munster) Times and the Post-Tribune reported.

YOU'RE FIRED: Planned Parenthood worker out of job after video

June 12, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky says it no longer employs a worker who was secretly videotaped discussing sexual role-playing with a woman she thought was 15 years old.

Planned Parenthood issued a statement Thursday saying the video does not reflect its standards or training protocols, "and this staff member is no longer employed at PPINK." The statement did not say whether the worker resigned or was fired.

OPENING CEREMONY: Turtle Days begins

June 12, 2014

Churubusco’s Turtle Days began Wednesday night in the park. An opening ceremony was held at the entertainment stage, along with introductions of the festival’s royalty.

A junior and adult karaoke competition was held, followed by a performance by Hit the Floor Dance Studio. Hit the Floor Dance Studio will perform again tonight, and there will be a door prize drawing at 8 p.m.

See Page A5 for a schedule of events for the rest of the week.

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June 12, 2014

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• Whitley County Historical Museum makes Civil War an interactive experience for children

NHES CELEBRATION: Student council with Mayor Daniel

June 12, 2014

Northern Heights Elementary School’s Student Council ended the 2013-14 year by meeting with Columbia City Mayor Ryan Daniel. Mayor Daniel explained how city government works and answered questions from the NHES future leaders.

4-H FAIR: 90th annual slated for Whitley Co.

June 12, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County 4-H Fair will be held July 11 to 17 in Columbia City, at the Whitley County 4-H Fairgrounds located at 680 W. Squawbuck Rd., off U.S. 30.

The 4-H fair showcases the talents of youth in the Whitley County community. A variety of exhibits, competitions, livestock, food and grandstand entertainment will be offered. The 4-H Fair highlights the heritage of the community, its ties to agriculture and industry.

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE - SUBSCRIPTION SPECIAL: Print and online delivery of The Post & Mail on sale

June 12, 2014

Friday 13th special!
Receive The Post & Mail at your door or at your computer for a discounted subscription price now through June 17 at 5 p.m.

Home delivery of the printed daily edition is offered for 13 months for $99, in-county delivery.

An online, full edition of the daily Post & Mail is on sale for 13 months for $79. The online, e-edition is the complete newspaper in a pdf. format.

Not getting The Post & Mail? Here’s what you missed in today’s paper:

• Whitley County Historical Museum makes Civil War an interactive experience for children

2014 TURTLE DAYS: Schedule of events

June 12, 2014

Thursday through Friday
6 p.m.
•FOOD, CRAFT, AND MERCHANT VENDORS; RIDES, GAMES, CONCESSIONS until 10 p.m., at the park
10 p.m.
•RAFFLE DRAWING (must be present), Entertainment Stage

Thursday

•HIT THE FLOOR DANCE STUDIO EXHIBITION, Entertainment Stage
7 p.m.
•TEEN DANCE by Hit The Floor at the Scout Building until 10 p.m.
•MARK’s ARK until 7:30 p.m., Entertainment Stage
7:30 p.m.
•HIT THE FLOOR DANCE EXHIBITION until 8:45 p.m., Entertainment Stage
8 p.m.
•DOOR PRIZE DRAWING, Entertainment Stage
9 p.m.
• TRENT BOSTON acoustic act until 10 p.m., Entertainment Stage

HANDS-ON LEARNING: Museum camp brings life to Civil War

June 12, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — For six years the Whitley County Historical Museum has taken the Civil War out of the history books to deliver an interactive, hands-on learning experience for children.

The museum’s Civil War Camp is currently underway, and more than 20 children between the ages of 10 through 13 are participating.

“I like the drill the best,” said Elijah Barton, 12. “It’s fun to learn all the things that happened in the Civil War and what it was like for the soldiers.”

ANNUAL GARDEN WALK: Daniel home to be featured

June 12, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County Master Gardeners will hold its annual garden walk Saturday, June 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Tickets are $7 and are available from the following:
Until June 27, Whitley County Extension Office, or a Master Gardener.
On June 28, at participating gardens, and at Zion Lutheran Church, Columbia City.

Marc and Janice Daniel’s home, located at 366 N. CR 150 E., Columbia City, is one of seven homes on the tour.

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