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June 9th, 2014

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.

June 7th

OSD MIDWAY RIDE TICKETS: June 24-28 Old Settlers discounted tix now available

June 7, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Discounted ride tickets for the Old Settlers Days midway in downtown Columbia City are now available at many locations in the community.

The 111th Old Settlers Days & American Legion Festival is coming June 24-28 and families can purchase discount ride tickets in advance at:
Star Insurance; Star Bank, Frontage Road; Family Video; J&J Insurance; Peoples Federal Bank; Chase Bank; CVS Pharmacy; Redman Plumbing & Heating; Culligan Water; Shear Envy Hair Care; Pro Fed Credit Union.

’Busco bids farewell to graduates

June 7, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — Smith-Green Community School celebrated its senior graduating Class of 2014 Friday evening.

The vision for the school has been to provide excellence in education, promoting lifelong learning, and preparing students for an evolving world. This vision is now officially being put to the test as seniors cross the threshold from high school into adulthood.

Nearly 100 students entered the gymnasium two-by-two in their caps and gowns to receive diplomas.

June 6th

+$139 $AVING$: Weekend Post & Mail has dozens of coupons, discounts

June 7, 2014

The Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail contains more than $139 in coupon savings and discounts for Whitley County consumers.

In addition to Whitko and Churubusco graduation coverage, top local news, court judgments, features and sports, the Weekend Edition has coupons and discounts from:
•The very popular SmartSource magazine of coupons;
•CVS Pharmacy
•Walgreens Pharmacy
•JC Penney
•Dunham's Sports
•Dick's Sporting Goods
•Schaefer's Indiana Turf
•Ball Furniture & Mattress Company
Plus the inspirational American Profile magazine and informational TV Times.

Eagles end sectional drought

June 7, 2014

WARSAW — In 1985, the average household income was $22,100, the average price for a new car was $9,005, a gallon of gas was $1.09 and a movie ticket cost $2.75, and Columbia City High School took home its last sectional title — until Friday afternoon.

The Eagles took the course at Rozella Ford with one goal in mind — the sectional championship.

With a team of three sophomores, a junior and a senior, Columbia City outscored all 12 of its opponents, finishing the day in 299 strokes and earning the school’s first sectional title in 29 years.

TWISTED & TASTY: Ben’s Soft Pretzel to open Monday in Columbia City

June 6, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY – Ben’s Soft Pretzels will open a new franchise pretzel bakery in Columbia City on Monday, June 9 – making it the 15th store under the Ben’s Soft Pretzels brand.
Fortell Enterprises, LLC, of Fort Wayne, owned by Chris and Natalie Forbing and long-time friend Ken Tellas, will open their Ben’s Soft Pretzels location in Columbia City inside Walmart, 402 W. Plaza Drive on Monday.
The business plans on hiring 4-7 local employees.

TURTLE DAYS IS COMING: Special section in today's newspaper!

June 6, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY – Churubusco's Turtle Days begins next week for days of fun and special events.

Pick up Friday's Post & Mail to have your special guide to all the Turtle Days activities.

Purchase at newsstands and convenience stores throughout Whitley County. In order to not miss local information in your community, subscribe to The Post & Mail for doorstep home delivery at as little as 37 cents per day. Call 244-5153 to subscribe.

28 LADIES AND PAINTING: Grace Lutheran group gets artistic

June 6, 2014

Twenty-eight ladies gathered at Grace Lutheran Church, Columbia City, in the church’s fellowship hall for an artistic project.

With the help of instructors from Bottle & Bottega, an art studio in Fort Wayne, the group learned how to paint personal master pieces.

Although the work won’t be displayed in any art gallery, the paintings are now decorating many homes.

Hannah Group, one of the women’s groups at Grace Lutheran Church, organized the event and invited friends and family for an evening of “fun and entertainment.”


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