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March 5th, 2014
Sun rays reflected off the snow Tuesday night, making for a colorful sunset. Pictured is the backyard of a home located in Westfield Passage housing addition, on County Road 800 S. near East County Line Road.
COLUMBIA CITY â€“ The Post & Mailâ€™s newest compilations of the past yearâ€™s obituaries and family milestones are now available for purchase at the newspaperâ€™s business office in two separate publications.
Families, friends, genealogists and local historians will be interested in securing copies of these publications.
In Memoriam, is the newspaperâ€™s recap of more than 430 obituaries that appeared in The Post & Mail during 2013. In Memoriam is an 18-page, broadsheet special edition.
Milestones is a similarly sized newspaper special section that details more than 75 Weddings, Engagements,
Students at Northern Heights Elementary School recently celebrated Read Across America Day in a variety of activities. One way they did this was by inviting Dr. Pat Oâ€™Conner, Whitley County Consolidated School superintendent, to read a book to the entire second grade. Pictured are a few of the students from each second grade classroom. From left: Taileaha Wilson, Oâ€™Connor, Elizabeth Severit, Logan Good, Owen Tenney, Jarrett English and Brody Borries.
Cameron Barton â€śthrillsâ€ť science fair judges with his project testing cell phone radiation.
CHURUBUSCO â€” A Churubusco High School senior has been receiving recognition recently by doing the exact opposite â€” not looking for attention or praise.
Landon Pearson has received numerous honors, such as being a Lilly Endowment Finalist and earning the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen honor. He is also a member of Leadership Whitley County, among other endeavors.
Yet, Pearson said he has been involved in his community, not for the attention, but because he thinks itâ€™s the right thing to do with his life.
Kameron Laux and Brett Barkley demonstrate their volcano for the judges at Coesse Elementary Schoolâ€™s science fair.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A traffic stop led to the seizure of $72,000 Sunday afternoon.
Whitley County Sheriffâ€™s Deputy Cory Patrick stopped a vehicle on U.S. 30 near Ind. 5.
A press release from the Whitley County Prosecutorâ€™s Office said while on the traffic stop, Patrick smelled the odor of raw marijuana.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” An estimated 45 new jobs will be coming to Whitley County due to an existing business expansion.
Alan Tio, Whitley County Economic Development Corporation president, presented Whitley County Commissioners and Council with the proposed business opportunity at meetings Monday and Tuesday.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Whitley Countyâ€™s Veteran Services Office (VSO) is moving.
Currently tucked in the back of the Whitley County Assessorâ€™s Office, the Veterans Service Office is located on the second floor of the countyâ€™s Government Center.
The corner office has an almost panoramic view of Van Buren Street, with its turret-style window feature.
A group of children dive toward a T-shirt that was thrown out before Columbia Cityâ€™s boys basketball teamsâ€™ final home game Friday night. Boys hoops begin sectional action tonight, with the Eagles facing Bellmont at Norwell at 7:30 p.m., and Whitko traveling to Wawasee to face West Noble.