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May 30th, 2014

Club of ‘friends’ ends school year with a picnic

May 30, 2014

Circle of Friends ended the year with its annual picnic at Morsche’s Park in Columbia City.

The Columbia City High School sponsored club holds a picnic in May to celebrate the friendships created during the year, and to welcome the eighth graders from Indian Springs Middle School to the high school.

Ali Ioane, Functional Life Skills teacher at ISMS and Karen Koday, Functional Life Skills teacher at CCHS, work together with Circle of Friends to create a day filled with food, fun and games.

The students took charge and organized all of the activities for the day.

FINE ARTS REVIEW: Recap of high school performing arts

May 30, 2014

To read this issue of the fine Arts review, see the May 30 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.

Sheriffs’ scholarship winner

May 30, 2014

COSTS TO CONSTRUCT: Whitko officials open bids for school building projects

May 30, 2014

Construction bids were received and discussed at a recent Whitko Community School Corporation board meeting for building projects at both Pierceton and South Whitley Elementary schools totaling $18,659,760.

Although contracts have not been released, school leaders discussed the bids submitted and approved WCSC administration to award the contracts subject to discussion and approval.

Whitko applauds senior success at ceremony

May 30, 2014

An annual awards program honors Whitko High School seniors who have achieved academic and extra-curicular success.

This year’s group was described as “outstanding” by WHS Principal David Parker.

“I find myself in such a state of pride for what these students accomplished,” said Parker. “What they have done is a testament to the great things we do as a whole here at WHS.”

TRASH PICKUP TO BEGIN NEXT WEEK: City provides opportunity to beautify properties

May 30, 2014

Items are beginning to pile up on curbsides in Columbia City.

The 2014 junk pick up dates are approaching, and citizens are preparing items to be collected by Columbia City’s trash service.

Junk pick up will be divided into two sections this year — the west side of the city will be collected Saturday, June 7, and the east side of the city will be collected Saturday, June 14.

The trash must be taken to the curbsides or alleys before 6 a.m. on those days.

May 29th

2014 GRAD YEARBOOK: Whitley County high school grads pictured Friday

May 29, 2014

A 12-page broadsheet special section, "Class of 2014 in Whitley County," will be inserted in Friday's Post & Mail. Hundreds photos of graduating seniors from Columbia City, Whitko and Churubusco high schools are presented in this keepsake publication.

Be sure to pick up your copy at newsstands and convenience stores throughout Whitley County on Friday. Additional copies are available at The Post & Mail's business office at 927 W. Connexion Way, Columbia City.

FINE ARTS REVIEW: Recap of high school performing arts

May 29, 2014

To read this issue of the fine Arts review, see the May 29 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.

CITY TO PUT $100K INTO UPKEEP: Curb, sidewalk, crack seal to improve roadways

May 29, 2014

Columbia City’s Street Department is taking on two projects this summer that will total $100,000.

After a harsh winter, many roads across Northeast Indiana have been left cracked, and Columbia City is no different.

The Columbia City Street Department received two bids, with Pavement Solutions being the lowest bidder at $37,180. Officials said the work is essential for street maintenance.

The second project is for a curb and sidewalk on a city side street.
The new sidewalk and curb will be on Washington Street, and run from Jefferson Street to Ellsworth Street.

IT'S BETTER TO GIVE: Birthday breeds bucks for special needs organization

May 29, 2014

For many children the best part of celebrating a birthday, aside from spending the day with their friends and family, is opening the colorfully wrapped boxes and bags of special gifts meant for them.

One Whitley County resident decided for her 11th birthday she would rather give a gift that can be shared.

Sydney Pequignot is a member of the Whitley County Dazzlers, a special needs cheerleading squad.

She encouraged her friends and family to donate to the squad in lieu of purchasing a gift for her birthday.

Columbia City's Parks Department's Valero Junior Golf Tour played Monday at Eagle Glen Golf Course...
Whitko's 10-and-under baseball travel team advanced to the second round of semi-state play where...
Columbia City's volleyball team competed in the Hoosier Open Thursday and Friday at Bishop Dwenger....

 

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