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July 26th, 2014
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” Horses took center ring during the Whitley County 4-H Fair recently. 4-Hers competed in a variety of contests. Pictured is Alexa Working who earned Grand Champion in Western Performance. See more results and photographs of the horse shows and other animal contests in The Post & Mailâ€™s 4-H Scrapbook inserted Aug. 8.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” With the final bang of the gavel, Whitley Countyâ€™s 4-H Fair auction closed with a record setting total of $405,844.98 July 17.
Several individual records were set at the 2014 auction.
WHITLEY COUNTY (July 25, 2014) -- Whitley County Commissioners and Whitley County Prosecutor Matt Rentschler announced earlier today that Whitley County Auditor Jennifer McGuire is being investigated for alleged improprieties while acting in her county government position.
Read more coverage of this news story in Saturday's Post & Mail
COLUMBIA CITY â€” When Natalie Harker gave her best friend Carolyn Manning a couple extra sunflower seeds, neither one thought anything extraordinary would happen. However, as the weeks went by, and the sunflowers grew, it became apparent that Manning had planted some rather extraordinary seeds.
COLUMBIA CITY -- Since the Early Learning Center opened almost seven months ago, Passages Inc. leaders have not shied away from change, new challenges and adapting to the needs of those they serve. Passages, Inc. will be holding an art exhibit and silent auction to showcase creative pieces from its clients.
â€˘ Thursday, Aug. 15 from 5 to 8 p.m.
â€˘ Creative Learning Center, 333 N. Oak St., Columbia City
â€˘ Free admission
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Hoping to step in to fill her husbandâ€™s Indiana Senate seat while he is deployed to Afghanistan is Amanda Banks, wife of State Sen. Jim Banks (R- Columbia City). Earlier in July, Banks announced he had elected to institute a leave of absence beginning in the fall when he is expected to serve with the U.S. Navy.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A rezoning proposal has been twice denied by the City of Columbia City. Two weeks ago, the Columbia City Plan Commission was approached by Stephan Wells, the owner of Wells & Sons Metal Recycling, and current owner of the former Testworth Laboratories property.
(COLUMBIA CITY) July 25, 2014 â€” Mayor Ryan Daniel received a message from INDOT stating that the U.S. 30 paving will now begin tomorrow rather than today.
Major delays are expected. The Columbia City Police Department advises drivers to avoid US 30 in Columbia City due to pavement resurfacing.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” In Fridayâ€™s edition of The Post & Mail, pets will be spotlighted in â€śPets On Parade.â€ť Dozens of local pets will be pictured.
The 2013-14 Athletes of the Week will also be inserted in today's paper. Each photograph of high school athletes selected during the school sports season are compiled in this keepsake.