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April 5th, 2014

Ag Day brings farm life to first graders

April 5, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — More than 400 first graders from the Whitley Consolidated School Corporation, Smith-Green Community School Corporation and Whitko Community School Corporation visited the Whitley County Fairgrounds for Ag Day.

The annual event is organized by the Whitley County Soil and Water Conservation District with the assistance of Farm Bureau Inc., and Cooperative Extension Service.

As the students participate in Ag Day, they learn various facets of agricultural.

Columbia City High School’s FFA Chapter brought several farm animals and discussed them with the students.

Teghtmeyer Ace Hardware celebrating twice

April 5, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Ace Hardware Corporation, the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the industry, is celebrating the organization’s 90th anniversary.

April 4th

SERIOUS $AVING$: More than $177 in coupons, discounts in Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail

April 5, 2014

Interested in saving money?
Who isn't!
Pick up the Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail at newsstands throughout Whitley County (convenience stores, grocery stores, drug stores plus numerous coin racks) and browse through coupon savings and discounts that surpass $177!
Nearly a dozen circulars are inserted into the Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail, including the popular SmartSource coupon magazine filled with savings.

USSI to aid in Malaysia Airlines search

April 4, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY -- The Royal Australian Air Force will be in Fort Wayne Saturday to pick up underwater surveillance equipment made in Columbia City for use in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.
The equipment, called the AN/SSQ-53F DIFAR sonobuoy system, is made by the Columbia City plant of Ultra Electronics – UnderSea Sensor Systems Inc.
USSI, a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics Holdings, partners with Sparton Corp. to make the equipment under their Sonobuoy TechSystems joint venture.

Officials warn residents of private insurance company letter

April 4, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — A private insurance company has raised question among Columbia City residents after circulating a letter to several citizens.

In the fine print, the letter states that the company, HomeServe USA Repair Management Corp. “is an independent company separate from your local utility,” and it attempts to sell local residents insurance on their water service lines.

“We do not endorse private companies that provide this service,” Columbia City Mayor Ryan Daniel said.

Whitko H.S. student has sights set on Denmark

April 4, 2014

SOUTH WHITLEY — Hannah Bredikhin, a student at Whitko High School, is set to spend her junior year of high school in Denmark.

Bredikhin is the next outbound exchange student supported by the Columbia City Rotary Club. She joins a long list of other local students who have had the privilege of studying abroad.

“I’ve always been interested in other cultures,” said Bredikhin. “This seems like a natural thing for me to do. I’m not really worried about being in a foreign country. I am excited to get there.”

Survivors selected for unique relay project

April 4, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — As Whitley County volunteers are adding the final details to its Relay for Life annual walk in June — Scare Away Cancer — a new initiative has been planned to reach cancer survivors all year.

Adopt A Survivor will allow residents to support and encourage someone who has faced cancer.

“Cancer doesn’t just come to mind when we are walking at the relay,” said Relay Committee Co-Chair Tammy Gross. “Those who have survived cancer need to celebrated all year and know that someone is thinking of them.”

Gratitude passed out with a smile

April 4, 2014

Passages, Inc. clients visited the Whitley Chamber of Commerce office and presented Doug Brown with a “gratitude basket,” recently. Pictured are, from left, Tony Geiger, Dan Lude, Leon Fudge, Doug Brown, Jon Morris and Terry Moyer.

Miss Whitley Co. program evolves

April 4, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — An annual event is going through some changes that will expand the program to more high school students.

Whitley County’s Miss Whitley County Scholarship Program is expanding its qualifications to include contestants that are not involved in 4-H.

Approximately 25 students participate in the program that has been in existence more than 40 years.

Danielle Ziliak is one of the program directors. She said the changes will now follow the Indiana State Fair Pageant.

April 3rd

‘Impossible’ things to happen at Whitko H. S.

April 3, 2014

SOUTH WHITLEY — Is it impossible for a plain yellow pumpkin to become a golden carriage? This question and others will be answered at Whitko High School’s spring musical.
The cast and crew at WHS will present their production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” April 25 or 26 at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at the door for a cost of $5 for students and $6 for adults.
While this version might not have any talking mice or wicked cats, cast members say there’s still magic enough to spare.


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