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January 23rd, 2015
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” Forecasters are expecting 3-5 inches of snow in Northeast Indiana on Sunday. Flurries are expected to begin Saturday, but increase Sunday morning and continue through the night.
The latest 'Bad Lip Readings' video skewers many of the NFL's biggest stars with some unforgettable lines.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The public can honor a special person in life by purchasing a â€śValentine for Lifeâ€ť from the Whitley County Giving Circle for Womenâ€™s health,
The tax-deductible donation will help to provide free mammograms for local women who cannot afford one and would not otherwise receive this critical cancer screening. A Valentine costs $5 with all proceeds to benefit the free mammogram program ran in partnership with Parkview Whitley Hospital.
Deadline for Valentine submission is Saturday, Feb. 7.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Winter is here, and with the first icy blasts of sub-zero temperatures, ice and snow comes a set of problems that for most of us are simply annoying. For the elderly these conditions may present serious issues.
The freezing temperatures and sub-zero windchill reading present a very real possibility of frostbite and hypothermia for the elderly.
Because of decreased circulation and generally lower fat content, some of the elderly may have a tendency to â€śfeel coldâ€ť most of the time.
CHURUBUSCO â€“ Chad Fulkerson, Churubusco police officer and 19-year law enforcement veteran, was officially named Smith-Green Community Schoolâ€™s full-time school resource officer (SRO) Wednesday evening during Churbuscoâ€™s Town Council meeting.
â€śHeâ€™s been a part of the townâ€™s police force for a long time,â€ť said Churubusco Town Marshal Mike Engle, â€śand heâ€™s a great guy.â€ť
Having been previously employed as a part-time SRO at Smith-Green, Fulkerson will continue his position for the remainder of the 2014-2015 school year.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Trent Boston will be singing the blues this weekend â€” but not in a figurative sense.
The Columbia City musician will be auditioning for â€śAmericaâ€™s Got Talent,â€ť a NBC television show that will be entering its 10th season this year.
Auditions are held in Chicago. While anyone can try out for the show, Boston received a special front-of-the-line pass from a local radio station, giving him a special advantage.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The first Democrat has stepped into the ring of this yearâ€™s municipal election season.
â€śRichardâ€ť Dick Buchanan is set to take on incumbent Ryan Daniel (R) for the mayorâ€™s seat. Buchanan is the lone Democrat in this yearâ€™s election so far.
Eight candidates have filed for the primary so far â€” four incumbents and four new face.
An open invitation has been issued to Whitley County residents to photograph their winter life during Super Bowl Weekend, Saturday, Jan. 31 and Sunday, Feb. 1.
Photo submissions to this special Post & Mail community project will be featured in a unique newspaper publication to be published in late February.
(Allen County, IN)-A head on crash with injuries on southbound I-69 at the 296 mile marker, in front of the GM plant, has the interstate closed at that location.
Traffic is being diverted onto Lafayette Center Road.
Motorists are urged to avoid the area and seek alternate routes of travel.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Whitley County Consolidated Schools officials are continuing to look toward the future of its facilities with the hiring of a consultant.
The districtâ€™s Board of Trustees approved the hiring of a communication and data specialist, Steve Klink.
The consultant will continue to collect and analyze data to provide school officials with information regarding the future of the district.