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May 1st, 2015

•VIDEO• 7 Facts You Didn't Know About The Kentucky Derby

May 1, 2015

With the 141st annual Kentucky Derby right around the bend, we're bringing you a list of things you might not have known about the iconic horse race.

April 30th

ABATEMENT APPROVED: C&R announces expansion

April 30, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — The City of Columbia City is assisting a longtime business’ expansion.
The Common Council approved a 10-year, 10 percent sliding tax abatement for C&R Plating on Tuesday.

C&R Plating has plans to expand its business, adding 29 new jobs and expanding its facility by 7,000 square feet.

SPEED: City to add speed limits

April 30, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Several Columbia City streets are without speed limit signs, setting traffic to the default speed limit of 30 miles per hour.

City officials are looking to adjust speed limits to make the city streets safer.

According to state law, if there’s no speed limit sign posted on a city street, it is automatically 30 mph.

WHITLEY CO. CHAMBER: Unites education leaders

April 30, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Chamber of Commerce coordinated the busy schedules of all three local school superintendents for a discussion with the community on Wednesday.

The chamber hosted Whitley County Consolidated Schools’ Dr. Patricia O’Connor, Whitko Community Schools’ Steve Clason and Smith-Green Community Schools’ Galen Mast at the Eagle’s Nest Event Center for a Q&A session.

VEHICLE CONGESTION: Parking puts Morsches in a jam

April 30, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City Councilman Dan Weigold is at the ball fields at Morsches Park nearly every night.

As Columbia City High School’s head softball coach, Weigold experiences the park’s parking woes first hand.

“We have cars parked everywhere down there and T-ball games haven’t even started yet,” Weigold said. “There’s nowhere else to go.”

With more than 600 children involved in the park department’s youth baseball and softball leagues, the parking lot fills up fast.

April 29th

READERS' CHOICE: Special section inserted in Thursday's Post & Mail!

April 29, 2015

The annual Readers' Choice special section of results will be inserted into The Post & Mail Thursday, April 30.

Learn who received honors from readers of The Post & Mail in dozens of categories including spaghetti, florist, dining atmosphere – and many, many more!

Look for it tomorrow in your Post & Mail newspaper.

Pick it up at newsstands throughout Whitley County for just 50 cents – or better yet subscribe for convenient home delivery for as little as 37 cents per day. Call 244-5153 for details!

CHURUBUSCO CRASH: US 33 shut down after van hits semi, spills fuel

April 29, 2015

CHURUBUSCO – Both lanes of US 33 (S. Main St.) are closed in front of Brevin’s Downtown Eatery after an accident involving a mini-van and a semi left debris and diesel fuel littering the street.

According to officials, Robert Atweiller of Churubusco was driving south on US 33 when he crossed the center line and sideswiped a semi, driven by John Chaves of Massachusetts. The van struck and damaged the semi’s driver-side fuel tank, which leaked fuel on the street.

WCSD: Avoid US 33 in Churubusco

April 29, 2015

AVOID US 33 in Churubusco for the next 2 hours due to traffic accident and fuel leak.

The accident and hazmat spill near Brevins in Churubusco will cause traffic backups and detours for the next couple hours.

Suggested alternate routes small vehicles can get around on Pleasant to Ind. 205. Large trucks will have to wait or U.S. 30 to Ind. 205.

COMPLETE: City Hall restrooms

April 29, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Just in time for festival season, Columbia City’s City Hall restrooms are improved and ready for the public.

Though restrooms don’t seem to be important, Columbia City Mayor Ryan Daniel said they can be a first impression to visitors of the community.

“Some people never get past the bathrooms of City Hall,” Daniel said. “We are glad that they are fixed up and ready for festival season. We expect a lot of people to be in-and-out using those.”

DISCUSSIONS CONTINUE: Alley vacation moves forward

April 29, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — With the full Columbia City Common Council present, discussions resumed on a potential alley vacation on the city’s east side.

At the council’s last meeting, two members were absent. After discussion, the council decided to table any decisions until the next meeting.

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