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June 15th, 2013

CONGRATS: CCHS celebrates Class of 2013

June 15, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Tassels were turned, caps were thrown, and Columbia City High School recognized its newest graduating class Friday night in the gymnasium.

“Today is a profound passage in your life,” said Dr. Pat O’Connor, superintendent of Whitley County Consolidated Schools. “Each of you will now be on a unique journey. High school graduation marks an ending and a new beginning.”

June 14th

A Day in the Life of Whitley County

June 14, 2013

You can participate in this community photo-documentary project!

How? Just be ready to snap photos of your activities Friday, June 21!

It's the longest day of the year and there will be lots of daylight for many activities. Whether activity is unique and exciting or routine and mundane, WE WANT IT ALL!

Direct your submissions to community@thepostandmail.com.

Deadline is July 3. Questions? Contact Christie Barkley at 244-5153 or community@thepostandmail.com.

ONLINE POLL RESULTS

June 14, 2013

Predicting the future personal finances of the Class of 2013 compared to their parents, will graduates be...

Flag Day ceremony to be held at Co. Courthouse

June 14, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — National Flag Day will be observed with a celebration ceremony held on the north lawn of the Whitley County Courthouse at noon Saturday.

National Flag Day is held in recognition of a resolution by the Second Continental Congress, signed June 14, 1777, stating that “the flag of the U.S. be 13 stripes, alternate red and white” and that “the union by 13 stars, white on a blue field, representing a new constellation.”

Honoring the fallen

June 14, 2013

The Whitley County Historical Society’s Civil War campers honored fallen Civil War soldiers in front of the memorial on the Whitley County Courthouse Square Thursday afternoon.

Members of the 5th Annual Civil War Camp placed American flags in the ground in front of the memorial, in honor of the 10 new names to be added to the stone.

The memorial was dedicated in 1897 and has more than 300 names of men that were mustered into the war from Whitley County or lived in the area after the war.

Pictured, Chuck Jones (right) addresses the group involved in the ceremony.

HOMETOWN HEROES: Family is first for Columbia City detective

June 14, 2013

Editor’s note: Throughout the month of June, The Post & Mail will be featuring several public safety officials in a multi-part series.

COLUMBIA CITY — While many police officers are consumed and captivated by their careers, that’s not the case for Chip Stephenson.

Columbia City Police Department’s detective said one thing has taken precedence over all others.

“My family has always been my priority,” Stephenson said.

So important, in fact, that he has no goal of furthering his position in career until his children are out of school.

SECURITY EDUCATION: School safety plans progress for WCCS

June 14, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Officials in local law enforcement have been coordinating with administrators at Whitley County Consolidated Schools (WCCS) on safety plans and training for some time, and that will continue.

Columbia City Police Chief Tim Longenbaugh said officers in his department will be working on training in this realm, both in and out of the school district.

“We have met with the state police,” he said. “(Indian State Police Sergeant) Aaron Cook shared about training with the state police and the school corporation.”

THE BEAST IS BACK: ’Busco hosts 64th Turtle Days

June 14, 2013

CHURUBUSCO — For 64 years, the town of Churubusco has reserved time during the summer to celebrate Oscar, “the beast of ‘Busco.”

“Oscar was the Godzilla of turtles,” wrote Gary Kauffman in his account of Oscar, a legendary large-scale amphibian (See Turtle Days publication inserted in today’s edition of The Post & Mail).

Although the debate is still alive over the reality of Oscar’s existence, that has not stopped Churubusco from reveling in the spirit of the beast with a summer festival.

IN COURT: Col. City man faces sex charges

June 14, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — A Columbia City man arrested last week for sexual misconduct with a minor had his first appearance in court Monday.

Bradley Kincaid, 20, was arrested June 7 for allegedly having sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl.

Kincaid pleaded not guilty and stated in court he would represent himself instead of hiring an attorney or having a public defender.

June 13th

WCCS to offer summer food program for kids

June 13, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Once again, Whitley County Consolidated Schools will participate in the USDA Summer Food Service Program.

Free meals will be made available to all children under the age of 18 and to persons over 18 years who are enrolled in a state-approved educational program for the mentally or physically disabled.

Free meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

There will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.

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