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March 17th, 2014

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Annual expo entertains, connects

March 17, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — More than 1,500 people visited the Whitley County Expo Saturday.

The annual event, sponsored by the Whitley County Chamber of Commerce, was held at Indian Springs Middle School and featured dozens of vendors, businesses and nonprofits from around the area.

"It's been a good day," said Doug Brown, director for the chamber. "We've worked to spread out the entertainment to go throughout the day so there's been a steady crowd the whole time."

March 16th

WEEKEND SAVINGS: $148 in coupons, discounts inside the weekend edition of The Post & Mail

March 16, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY – Readers of The Post & Mail had the opportunity to save more than $148 in coupon savings and other discounts from weekend advertisers in The Post & Mail.

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BIG DANCE BRACKETOLOGY: Coming in Monday's Post & Mail

March 16, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY – Post & Mail readers will receive their personal Big Dance Bracketology college basketball tournament grid, sponsored by local businesses, in Monday's newspaper.

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March 16, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY – How did Whitley Countians spend the first weekend in February? Readers of The Post & Mail will find out in a special photo publication inserted in Monday's newspaper.

The special tabloid section tells the story of that particular winter weekend in submitted photos from readers as well as from staff photos.

You're bound to see your friends and neighbors pictured, and perhaps even yourself!

March 15th

Sunday bulletin

March 15, 2014

Col. City UM
Sunday's sermon title is "Across the Kidron Valley: Strength," from the book, “24 Hours That Changed the World,” by Adam Hamilton.
The Scripture will be from Mark 14:12, 32-42. The church will be studying this book through Lent. Sunday school classes are also participating in the study.
Upcoming activities in March include the UMW rummage and bake sale Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, from 9 to 11 a.m.
The Brew-Ha Book Club is reading “The Hum and the Shiver,” by Alex Bledsoe. This book was named one of the best fiction books of 2011.

March 14th

Snow falls again

March 14, 2014

Pictured is snow moved back into the area Wednesday, creating picture-perfect scenes and slick roadways.

Program to cover weeds, nitrogen use

March 14, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Purdue Extension in Whitley County is sponsoring a private applicator recertification program April 1 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the 4-H Center in Columbia City.

This program will count as one of the three required programs for private applicators (pesticide and/or Category 14) during the five-year active period of their license.

Registration, refreshments, and payment for the program will take place from 8:15 a.m. until the program begins at 9 a.m.

Season ends with a close loss

March 14, 2014

Pictured is Churubusco’s boys basketball season ended last week with a close loss in the sectional semifinal. Pictured are T.J. Campbell (left) and Beau Barkley.


March 14, 2014

Solid waste
The March 17 meeting for the Solid Waste District will take place at 5:30 p.m. instead of 5 p.m. as previously publicized.

Whitley County Consolidated Schools Board of School Trustees will meet Monday at 5:30 p.m.
Items on the agenda include recognition of the district’s Difference Makers and Columbia City High School’s FFA group for their national championship.
The board will also approve of the hiring of a new director of business and operations.


Jagger earns state honors for photo: ISMS student wins best photo in Middle School Div.

March 14, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS — A local student’s photo earned state recognition last week.
Alissa Jagger’s photo, “Price for Freedom” (pictured right), won the Middle School Division at the statewide exhibition at the Indiana Statehouse on Sunday.

The photo was featured in The Post & Mail several weeks ago, as Jagger earned honorable mention in the Regional Scholastic Competition.

Jagger’s art teacher, Mary Hilger, decided to enter Jagger’s photo in another competition, the Indiana Youth Art Month Celebration.

Jagger’s photo competed against middle school art from around the state.

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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