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October 12th

NEW BEGINNINGS: The Lighthouse purchases home for transitional shelter

October 12, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY ­— A real estate purchase means The Lighthouse, a transitional shelter meeting the needs of those in Whitley County, will be able to expand its services.
A duplex located on Whitley Street in Columbia City is now owned and operated by InterFaith Mission, Inc. (IFM), the entity that oversees The Lighthouse.

October 11th

REEL INDUSTRY: Local company touted for National Manufacturing Day

October 11, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Reelcraft Industries held an open house Friday along with 1,600 other manufacturers, as part of President Obama’s recently-declared National Manufacturing Day.

FIRE: Tri-Lakes home catches fire

October 11, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — A Tri-Lakes home caught on fire Friday night at approximately 11 p.m.

Two fire departments responded to the blaze, getting the fire under control in one hour.

See Monday's edition for more coverage of the fire.

WOW! $AVE MONEY: More than $194 in coupons and discounts in Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail

October 11, 2014

Local shoppers can make a brilliant decision and save more than $194 in coupons and discounts by imply picking up the Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail, now on newsstands throughout Whitley County.

Pick up your copy of The Post & Mail this weekend and earn big savings!

In addition to top local news, extensive features, court judgments, features and sports, the Weekend Edition has coupons and discounts from:
•The always popular SmartSource magazine of coupons
•Ball Furniture & Mattress Company
•CVS Pharmacy
•Walgreens Pharmacy
•Dunham's Sports
•JC Penney
•Dick's Sporting Goods

October 10th

SPRUCE UP: New tree ordinance in Turtle Town

October 11, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — Residents of Churubusco can look forward to newly planted and landscaped trees next fall with the adoption of a new tree ordinance.

OH, DEER!: Movement by deer underway, putting local motorists at risk

October 10, 2014

Each fall the annual crop harvest coupled with the beginning of hunting season and the “rut” (deer mating season) makes deer movement more prominent and the number of car/deer crashes increase. Motorists are reminded to use extra caution when driving in rural areas of Indiana. Deer are generally more active in the early morning (pre-dawn) hours or the hours just after dusk but could be on the move at anytime.

Motorists should take the following precautions when driving in rural areas to avoid having a crash involving a deer:

NEW BOUTIQUE HITS DOWNTOWN CC: EDC sees small businesses as ‘vital’

October 10, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Large businesses and corporations in Whitley County are familiar with the services found at the Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC). However, a specific group of resources are catered to small businesses as well. Amanda Kessens is a small business owner with a shop set to open Saturday in downtown Columbia City.

WINTER LOOMING: Salt prices on the rise

October 10, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — With winter and the threat of heavy snowfall looming, the Whitley County Highway Department has made plans for salt acquisition to combat poor winter road conditions. Because of the increased demand and lack of proper supply, road officials are forced to come up with innovative and cost-saving solutions.

COUNCIL ON AGING: Celebrating 40 years

October 10, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Serving Whitley County senior citizens has been the mission of the Whitley County Council on Aging for 40 years. Seniors gathered at The Woodlands Senior Center Wednesday to commemorate the anniversary with a special lunch.

VIDEO: Best Seasonal Produce for Fall

October 10, 2014

VIDEO: Best Seasonal Produce for Fall
Summer may be over, but there are a few flavorful fruits and veggies that may get you excited for the Fall season! Krystin Goodwin (@Krystingoodwin) has a few of the best harvested produce to inspire you to get cooking this season!


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