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May 27th, 2015
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” A husband and wife were arrested Tuesday evening following a vehicle pursuit that ended in Whitley County.
Police say the two had taken the vehicle they were in at gunpoint from its owner in southern Noble County only minutes earlier.
According to Indiana State Police Trooper Justin Snyder, at approximately 6:45 p.m. a gray 2007 Subaru Forrester was taken at gunpoint from its owner in the 600 block of East CR 600 South in Noble County by Marty Robbins, 46, and his wife Dawn Robbins, 40.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Members of the Northern Indiana Leatherneck Coffee Club, a group of former U.S. Marines, performed the ceremonial disposal of old and no-longer-servicable American flags Sunday evening on the Whitley County Courthouse lawn.
The club follows the procedures set forth by law in the U.S. Flag Code. Title 4, Chapter 1, Sec. 8(k), which states:
â€śThe flag, when it is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem for display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning.â€ť
Fine Arts review for Columbia City High School will be in the Wednesday, May 27 edition of The Post & Mail.
Don't forget to pick up your copy. Papers can be found at many location throughout Whitley County.
U.S. Army Veteran Clarence Hyndman takes a moment of solitude after the American Legionâ€™s annual Memorial Day ceremony at Greenhill Cemetery.
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii â€“ A 2012 Columbia City High School graduate and Columbia City native is part of a select crew protecting and defending America aboard the U.S. Navyâ€™s nuclear-powered attack submarine, USS Texas.
Seaman Apprentice Joseph McCullough is a submarine sonar technician aboard the ship, one of the Virginia-class based at the Navy base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” Whitley County townships have renewed firefighter contracts and are ready to provide fire protection to the countyâ€™s residents and businesses. However, many townships have different methods when operating this service.
Townships such as Cleveland and Jefferson have signed three-year contracts with the men and women of the fire department at the beginning of the year.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A possible phony phone call sent police in a scramble Monday evening in Columbia City.
A two-block radius around Main Bowl at 303 S. Main St. was blocked off while police responded to a call that a man had a fight with his girlfriend and he had hurt her, had a weapon with him and was going to get in a shootout with police. Police were dispatched at about 5:15 p.m.
After a 3.5-hour operation that included more than 50 police officers, officials gave the â€śall-clearâ€ť with no signs of anyone inside the building.
COLUMBIA CITY â€“ Local police are on the scene of a hostage situation with an armed subject at Main Bowl, 303 S Main St., Columbia City. It is advised to stay clear of the area. Initial reports say a person has been stabbed. Their condition is unknown at this time. Additional information will be released when available.
GREENWOOD, Ind. (AP) â€” Officials in an Indianapolis suburb are considering a proposal that would ban the use of electronic cigarettes in public places.
Some members of the Greenwood City Council say they support the move that would add add e-cigarettes and vaping to the city's current smoking ban.
Councilman Ron Bates tells the Daily Journal he believes e-cigarettes could be just as bad for public health as smoking cigarettes and should be included in the ban.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The Post & Mail will not be published on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25.
Publication will resume Tuesday.