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May 1st, 2014

THE SEVENTIES: First in a series of front page Decade books now available at The Post & Mail

May 1, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — A new hard-bound coffee table keepsake book has been published by The Post & Mail and is now available for purchase.

“The Seventies: A Decade of Front Pages in The Post & Mail” contains 165 front pages from Whitley County’s daily newspaper.

At $24 plus tax, the book is a perfect gift idea for Mothers Day, Fathers Day, birthdays – or as a gift for yourself.

The large 13.5” x 11.5” format of the book, plus a 5”x 7” magnifier, make for an enjoyable reading experience as readers examine the years 1970-1979 page by page.

Minor injuries in K-9 incident

May 1, 2014

A Columbia City police officer suffered minor injuries Wednesday morning after he was bit by the CCPD’s K-9, Stryker.

According to a press release by the Columbia City Police, the officer was involved in a traffic stop when the K-9 handler came to assist him.

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PRIMARY ELECTION: Indiana residents to hit the voting booths Tuesday

May 1, 2014

Editor’s Note: The following is the first of a two-part preview of Whitley County’s primary elections. See Friday’s Edition for previews of the sheriff and prosecutor’s races.

WHITLEY COUNTY — Voters will head to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots in the primary election races.

For Whitley County residents, three seats are particularly of interest — the race for House Representative, Whitley County Prosecutor and Whitley County Sheriff.

Candidates have been present at numerous community events and forums to share their viewpoints on several issues.

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT THRIVING: The Center for Whitley County Youth hub of teen activity

May 1, 2014

For almost a decade, The Center for Whitley County Youth has had a consistent goal: To promote youth development through service, outreach, and collaboration.

Located at 201 W. Market St. in downtown Columbia City, The Center is a hub of teen activity and student interaction.

Brad Boyles, 32, joined The Center staff last year and leads and coordinates The Center’s after-school programs, After-School Central, SERVE, and SERVE+. In addition to his work at The Center, he is the associate pastor of The Warehouse Church.

April 30th

WHITKO HIGH SCHOOL: Student of the Month for April

April 30, 2014

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SHINING STUDENTS: Whitko’s ‘outstanding’ students

April 30, 2014

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STAMPING OUT HUNGER: Carriers to help fight hunger

April 30, 2014

Columbia City will participate in The National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hung Food Drive Saturday, May 10, along with communities across the nation, as well as Puerto Rico, Guam, and U.S. Virgin Islands.

It is the 22nd anniversary of America’s largest single day of giving.
According to the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, 49 million Americans, 1 in 6, are unsure where their next meal is coming from, 16 million children suffer from hunger’s impacts, and nearly 5 million seniors age 60 and over are food insecure.

SPRING CAMPOREE: Scouts join in on Arrow Ceremony

April 30, 2014

Recently, the Lincolnway District of Anthony Wayne Area Council held their annual Spring Camporee.

Lincolnway District is made up of Scouts in Kosciusko and Whitley Counties. Each March, O.A. members travel to each troop in the district and hold elections for new members.

To be eligible, Boy Scouts must have achieved the First Class Rank, have at least 15 nights of scout camping with one long term camping experience, and then be elected my their peers with at least 50 percent of the vote.

SPECIAL FEATURE: Difference Maker at Pierceton Elementary

April 30, 2014

Karen Moore, Pierceton Elementary School’s cafeteria manager, was recognized as the school’s Difference Maker in a special feature published by The Post & Mail. Nominating her for the honor and presenting her to the school board was PES Principal Nathan Polston.

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CANOPY CATERPILLARS: DNR to apply gypsy moth solution in aerial spray

April 30, 2014

County Commissioners have agreed to allow the Indiana Department of Natural Resources to conduct an aerial treatment for gypsy moths during the next two months.

In May, low flying aircraft will apply a bacteria that will control newly emerged caterpillars in tree canopies.

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