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June 9th

CASE OF CHIKUNGUNYA CONFIRMED: Allen Co. diagnosed with illness

June 9, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS (June 10, 2014) — An Allen County resident, who recently traveled to the Caribbean, has tested positive for the chikungunya virus.

Transmitted by mosquitoes, chikungunya has been found in multiple Caribbean countries. Cases have been identified in travelers returning from the Caribbean and local transmission has not been identified in the United States.
Chikungunya has also been found in Africa, Asia and islands in the Indian Ocean and Western Pacific areas.

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June 9, 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:

• Complete coverage of Whitko High School’s graduation ceremony
• Photos and coverage of Whitley County’s Relay for Life

RELAY BENEFITS COMMUNITY: Walk unites for cancer cause

June 9, 2014

Steps were taken to fund cancer research and support patient services Saturday at Whitley County’s Relay for Life 24-hour walk-a-thon.

The event, held at Indian Springs Middle School, raised more than $35,000 and brought in more than 114 participants.

Relay for Life is a global fundraiser sponsored by the American Cancer Society that works to not only fund research to fight cancer, but also exists to support those who are diagnosed with the illness.

Although awareness and funds are generated across the world, money raised at Saturday’s event will benefit Whitley County patients.

SUMMER FUN: Splash pad offers cool down from heat

June 9, 2014

Columbia City's Splash Pad has opened for the summer and has seen a lot of use since school has been over.

Burnworth Memorial Pool has also opened daily to the public, for what may be its final summer.

Visit www.columbiacityparks.us for more information on pool and splash pad hours.

SPLASHIN' AROUND

June 9, 2014

Columbia City's Splash Pad has opened for the summer and has seen a lot of use since school has been over.

Burnworth Memorial Pool has also opened daily to the public, for what may be its final summer.

Visit www.columbiacityparks.us for more information on pool and splash pad hours.

TURNING OF 'TENACIOUS' TASSELS: Whitko’s Class of 2014 graduates

June 9, 2014

Whitko High School’s Class of 2014 was described as “tenacious” by Assistant Principal Jason Ridge at Friday’s graduation ceremony.

Approximately 133 students turned their tassels signifying their graduate status.

In his opening remarks, Ridge went on to applaud the class’ determination and commitment to seeing their high school education to completion.

“For some, you are the first person in your family to finish high school,” said Ridge.

“For others, you’ll be the first one to go to college. You’ve worked hard and we congratulate you.”

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

June 9, 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:

• Complete coverage of Whitko High School’s graduation ceremony
• Photos and coverage of Whitley County’s Relay for Life

TRAFFIC SIGNAL TO COME DOWN WEDNESDAY: County Road 700 E. to be a two-way stop

June 9, 2014

A traffic signal is scheduled for removal, making the intersection at U.S. 30 and County Road 700 E. a two-way stop.

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) recently announced that the traffic signal is scheduled for removal Wednesday afternoon, weather permitting.

After the traffic signal is removed, the intersection will become a two-way stop controlled with preferentiality given to U.S. 30.

June 8th

PROTECTION: School safety remains priority for WCCS

June 8, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Both district and countywide, school safety has been at the top of Whitley County Consolidated Schools officials’ lists this past school year.

With the creation of the Whitley County School Safety Commission, led by WCCS, as well as the hiring of a school resource officer and the WCCS safety committee, several new plans have been put into place to keep students safe from violence, bad weather and other emergencies.

NEVER TOO YOUNG TO LEARN: Magic number 911 called by 6 year old helps save mom

June 8, 2014

LAKE STATION - A six-year-old who learned 911 in school and from his mother had a chance to use what he learned Saturday afternoon.

COLUMBIA CITY — Midway through the third quarter, Columbia City’s Brachen Hazen had 10 rebounds....
COLUMBIA CITY — The eighth grade Lady Eagles defeated Maple Creek Dec. 18 by the score of 34-30....
FORT WAYNE — The Columbia City Lady Eagle basketball squad traveled to Concordia Lutheran High...

 

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