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January 22nd, 2015
COLUMBIA CITY â The first Democrat has stepped into the ring of this yearâs municipal election season.
âRichardâ Dick Buchanan is set to take on incumbent Ryan Daniel (R) for the mayorâs seat. Buchanan is the lone Democrat in this yearâs 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 districtâs 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.
Passages Profiles â15 is a 10-week series of features published each Thursday about the people of Passages, the local organization that has been serving those with intellectual disabilities since 1954.
COLUMBIA CITY â In speaking with several of the Passages staff about Mike Harmon, they all mentioned that if there were an âassistantâ for them, Mike would be it.
Harmon said he likes helping.
COLUMBIA CITY â After nearly 39 years of preparing, cooking and serving meals at Millerâs Merry Manor, Becky Clifford has hung up her apron for the last time. Starting as a dishwasher and dietary aide with Millerâs in 1975, Clifford has seen many changes over the years, but one thing remained the same; she was there for the residents to make sure they had great meals.
(Fort Wayne, IN)-A Detective from the Indiana State Police post in Fort Wayne is asking for the publicâs assistance in helping to identify two individuals who allegedly used a stolen credit card at two Fort Wayne businesses this past Tuesday.
COLUMBIA CITY â In light of budgeting restrictions, Whitley County Consolidated Schools has elected to cut back its new school bus purchases for 2015.
The district was scheduled to purchase four new school buses this year, but elected to only buy three.
The school board approved the purchases, which total $352,000 for two 78-passenger buses and one 54-passenger special needs bus.
A public notice legal advertisement on page 9 of today's print edition of The Post & Mail details compensation for Whitley County government workers.
It can also be read, along with other legal advertisements, under the Classified tab on the top blue bar on this home page under Legals.
KOKOMO â Whitley Countyâs Distinguished Young Woman is all set for Februaryâs state orientation.
Morgan Ellis, of Columbia City, was selected as the Whitley County Distinguished Young Woman in September
Ellis attended orientation for the state program in Kokomo last week, where she met her fellow contestants and host family.
Ellis will be competing in the state program with 20 other contestants in mid-February.