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April 28th, 2014

RUN FOR JESUS: Celebrate National Day of Prayer Thursday

April 28, 2014

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RUN FOR JESUS: 5K Walk/Run takes the streets

April 28, 2014

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.

April 25th

ACE CELEBRATION: Local hardware continues sales events

April 26, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY – 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.

SHINING STARS: Mary Raber student's recognized for growth

April 25, 2014

Mary Raber Elementary School recently announced its April Shining Stars. 

CULTURAL EXCHANGE: Letters from county middle school join two cultures

April 25, 2014

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.

IMPERSONATOR PLEADS GUILTY: Kruse sentenced for forgery crime

April 25, 2014

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.

SPRING CAR CARE: Special section inside today's Post & Mail

April 25, 2014

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.

TOP GRADES: Education success credited to leadership

April 25, 2014

School officials with Whitko Community School Corporation were exuding “Wildcat Pride” after reports from the state’s Department of Education showed several successes in the district.

“I never sit and brag about our schools, but tonight I think it’s deserving,” said Superintendent Steve Clason at Monday’s school board meeting. “Our grades went up substantially.”

FREE MULCH: Available at Morsches Park

April 25, 2014

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.

HONORING SERVICE: Nickolson awarded excellence in servant leadership

April 25, 2014

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.

“It was the largest celebration since its inception and our second largest class in its 13 year history,” said Kelley Sheiss, program director for Leadership Whitley County.


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