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April 29th, 2015
CHURUBUSCO â€“ Both lanes of US 33 (S. Main St.) are closed in front of Brevinâ€™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 semiâ€™s driver-side fuel tank, which leaked fuel on the street.
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.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Just in time for festival season, Columbia Cityâ€™s City Hall restrooms are improved and ready for the public.
Though restrooms donâ€™t seem to be important, Columbia City Mayor Ryan Daniel said they can be a first impression to visitors of the community.
â€śSome people never get past the bathrooms of City Hall,â€ť Daniel said. â€śWe 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.â€ť
COLUMBIA CITY â€” With the full Columbia City Common Council present, discussions resumed on a potential alley vacation on the cityâ€™s east side.
At the councilâ€™s last meeting, two members were absent. After discussion, the council decided to table any decisions until the next meeting.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Results from The Post & Mailâ€™s Readersâ€™ Choice Awards will be announced Thursday.
A special section will be inserted in Thursdayâ€™s edition of The Post & Mail with the list of winners.
Approximately 500 ballots were cast in dozens of categories, including local business, restaurants, public safety officials and more.
Pick up a copy from your local newsstand, or subscribe to The Post & Mail by calling 244-5153.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” When Whitko High School selected Roger Fleetwood as its new boys basketball coach last summer, the Whitko basketball program gained coaching experienced that involved All-Americans, a state championship and an NBA star.
The National Basketball Association announced April 20 that Toronto Raptors guard Lou Williams was named the 2015 Sixth Man of the Year. More than a decade ago, Williams was lacing up to play under Coach Fleetwood for South Gwinnett High School in Atlanta, Ga.
SYRACUSE â€” A wanted man is being held at the Whitley County Jail without bond after a foot pursuit and fight with police on Monday.
Officers from several Kosciusko County agencies were involved in a foot pursuit and arrest of a wanted man from Whitley County in the town of Syracuse.
Kosciusko County Drug Task Force units, along with officers from Syracuse, Indiana State Police and the Kosciusko County Sheriffâ€™s Department, attempted to apprehend an individual, identified as Kevin Michael Hall, 39, of Pierceton.
Popular sports for active seniors, heart health advice and a "doggy review" are among the interesting topics in SENIOR LIVING, a special Post & Mail section inserted in Wednesday edition!
The special section in today's newspaper also has local advertising that addresses services and goods catering to Whitley County senior citizens.
The Post & Mail is publishing a special Mother's Day tribute page on Saturday, May 9, on Mother's Day Weekend.
For just $9 you can publish a photo of your Mom, print her name and up to 12 additional words. What a surprise for Mom and a lasting tribute! All for just $9!
Contact The Post & Mail's Classified Department at (260) 244-5153 or stop by the newspaper's Business Office at 927 W. Connexion Way located in Armstrong Business Park in Columbia City. Deadline for submissions is Wednesday, May 6 at 5 p.m.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” The Whitley County Board of Commissioners heard a presentation by GAI Consultants on the establishment of a regional sewer district at its April meeting.
GAI consultants presented information that they had gathered in hopes of being contracted to provide services in the creation of such a district for those areas not now served by a sewer district.
GAI pointed out to the commissioners that they had been in contact with Indiana Department of Environmental Management officials in determining which approaches would best serve the Commissioners in this endeavor.