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April 28th, 2014
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Children, teenagers and adults took the streets for the 5K Walk/Run for Jesus, which began at 9 a.m. Saturday morning.
Registration was $20 per person or $50 for a family, and proceeds from the event went to The Center for Whitley County Youth.
The event also raised awareness for the upcoming National Day of Prayer, which is Thursday.
Community of Hope Church in Columbia City will host a local National Day of Prayer service Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
COLUMBIA CITY â€“ Ace Hardware, established in 1924, is continuing its national sales celebration of 90 years in business as being "the helpful place."
Big April sales specials continue this weekend and through Monday, April 28. A special advertising page is on B8 of the Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail.
Mary Raber Elementary School recently announced its April Shining Stars.Â
Mary Hilger, the 2D art teacher at Indian Springs Middle School, has been working with sixth-grade art students to teach many cultural aspects of the Maya, Inca, and Aztec civilizations, including food, music, and artifacts.
Besides creating colorful drawings of Mesoamerican vases, her students are getting a close look at the Hispanic culture in the real world.
Hilger developed a cultural exchange to help the students understand Hispanic culture, and become aware of the poverty of Central America.
A man who pleaded guilty to impersonating his brother received a 10-year sentence in Whitley County Circuit Court Monday.
Shaun T. Kruse, 33, of Rochester, pleaded guilty to a charge of forgery, a Class C felony, last month.
He will serve eight of those 10 years at the Whitley County Jail, with the other two years suspended.
Rough winter on you car or truck, huh?
Friday's Post & Mail, available on newsstands, contains a special section with Spring Car Care tips as well as a large selection of local advertisers who perform excellent automotive service.
Be sure to pick up your Friday Post & Mail at newsstands and convenience stores throughout Whitley County.
School officials with Whitko Community School Corporation were exuding â€śWildcat Prideâ€ť after reports from the stateâ€™s Department of Education showed several successes in the district.
â€śI never sit and brag about our schools, but tonight I think itâ€™s deserving,â€ť said Superintendent Steve Clason at Mondayâ€™s school board meeting. â€śOur grades went up substantially.â€ť
Free mulch is available to Columbia City residents.
Located in the back of Morsches Park is a large pile of mulch, collected from leaf pick-up last fall.
City residents are able to load up as much mulch as they want, on a first-come, first-served basis.
Access to the mulch pile may be limited throughout the day due to U.S. 30 bridge repair that effects Morsches Park.
Indiana Department of Transportation officials say bridge work should be completed by 5 p.m. every day, and the road to the back of the park is expected to be open.
The 13th Annual Leadership Whitley County Celebration was held at The Van Buren in downtown Columbia City in honor of servant leadership and its 25 graduating members of 2014.
â€śIt was the largest celebration since its inception and our second largest class in its 13 year history,â€ť said Kelley Sheiss, program director for Leadership Whitley County.