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June 11th

SUMMER READING: Keeping kids sharp

June 11, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — Whitley County’s three libraries are offering an opportunity for children to improve their reading skills and earn prizes, throughout summer break.

The Fizz, Boom, Read program is offered by Peabody Public Library, South Whitley Community Public Library and Churubusco Library.

It began Monday and runs through August 1, and school-aged children can sign up anytime throughout the duration.

The program challenges children to read for a total of 800 minutes.

FISH STOCKING PROJECT: Ind. DNR to add nearly 2,000 muskie

June 11, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY ­— A stocking program will bring a variety of fish to Loon Lake thanks to the DNR’s approval and the support of property owners.

A group known as the Loon Lake Fish Maintenance Program is proposing to stock 400 muskies and 1,500 walleyes in the 222-acre lake this fall. The fish will be purchased from a commercial hatchery in Wisconsin and the project is privately funded.

Before any fish can be stocked into a public lake, the DNR must approve the request.

BEAT THE HEAT: Splash pad provides cool plunge

June 11, 2014

BURGLARY CASE: Pierceton woman charged for stealing game consoles

June 11, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — A Pierceton couple has been charged in a theft/burglary case in Whitley County.

Michael and Sarah Gray were arrested by the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department last month for the theft of a Playstation 2 and Wii game console.

Several other items were reported missing, including two pellet guns and a DVD player.

Sarah received the brunt of the charges, while Michael was charged with receiving stolen property.

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

June 11, 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:

• DNR fish stocking project at Loon Lake
• Pierceton burglary case
• Summer reading programs for kids

June 10th

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

June 10, 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:

• Reminder of fireworks ordinance
• Theme for the 65th Annual Turtle Days Festival and schedule of events

GIFTS FOR DAD: CCHS Basketball Legacy poster, 1970s Decade Book available at The Post & Mail

June 10, 2014

Need a special idea for Dad or Grandpa this Father's Day?

Stop by The Post & Mail for all sorts of gift ideas for their work area, office, family room or man cave.

•Columbia City High School Legacy Basketball Poster. This "work of art"is 25" x 38" and very suitable for framing. The high quality poster contains more than 350 photos of CCHS basketball players from 1909-2014. Just $19.99 plus tax.

MENACING: State police, IRS team to warn public about bogus tax calls

June 10, 2014

The Indiana State Police in Fort Wayne and the Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Northern Indiana are teaming up to remind citizens of the scam circulating in which callers purport to be with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

According to the BBB, consumers are receiving very menacing calls from individuals, who state that they are with the IRS. The reason stated for their call is that they’re collecting on taxes owed since 2002. Threats of arrest and jail time are made, if immediate payment isn’t given.

SNAP AWAY ON JUNE 21: Special photo publication by readers

June 10, 2014

An open invitation has been issued to Whitley County residents to photographically document their life – one day only – on the longest day of the year, Saturday, June 21.

Photo submissions to this special Post & Mail project will be placed in a unique newspaper publication to be published in mid-July.

This is the second year for this fun summertime feature project in The Post & Mail.

“A Day in the Life of Whitley County” will herald slice-of-life happenings in our county community, such as community events, family outings, work-related activities – just about anything imaginable.

FIREWORKS ORDINANCE: Col. City reminds residents

June 10, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — It’s that time of year again.
Residents are firing up the grill, lighting a campfire and roasting s’mores, leaving some wondering — can I set off fireworks?
Columbia City residents have guidelines set in place as to what dates and times, as well as what kind fireworks are allowed in the city limits.

Consumer fireworks are the only fireworks allowed within the city.
Consumer fireworks include most that can be purchased from local stores — sky rockets, roman candles, firecrackers, etc.

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