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October 1st, 2012

CANINE CARNIVAL: Four-legged fun hosted by humane society

October 1, 2012

COLUMBIA CITY -- The Whitley County Humane Society brought out paws-a-plenty Saturday. Morsches Park was a puppy playground for pooches of all breeds. The Canine Carnival was an event organized by the society to benefit the Whitley County Humane Shelter.
Volunteers ran various attractions, and offered canines and their companions a chance to learn about area service providers. Among the volunteers, students from Columbia City High School’s Key Club paraded dogs from the shelter that are available for adoption.

SIGLER: To lead Hunt. Co. Commissioner battery case

October 1, 2012


HUNTINGTON — Whitley County Deputy Prosecutor D.J. Sigler is overseeing a high-profile Huntington County case involving a county commissioner.
Huntington County Commissioner Floyd Wall, 59, received a seven-count indictment from a grand jury in Huntington County.
Wall is charged with seven counts of misdemeanor battery, stemming form an Indiana State Police investigation that was initiated in the spring of 2012.

SMOOTHING IT OUT

October 1, 2012

BRIDGE REPLACEMENT: Three month long project starts today

October 1, 2012


COLUMBIA CITY — The final plans on a bridge replacement project are in, set to begin today on 700 S, with an estimated cost of $165,045.
“The length of the new bridge will be 36 feet and 32 feet, respectively,” said Whitley County Engineer Brandon Forrester.
According to Forrester, the new structure will be a concrete slab bridge that will allow free flow through the ditch under the road.
The existing structure, located at CR 700 E between county roads 900 S and 1000 S, is known as a twin culvert since it does not span 20 feet in length, the requirement for it to qualify as a bridge.

September 29th

HORSE SHOW

September 29, 2012

The Mizpah Shrine Charity Horse Show was held in Columbia City today. More photos can be seen on The Post and Mail's facebook page. Coverage and photos will be in Tuesday's edition of The Post and Mail

CANINE CARNIVAL

September 29, 2012

The Whitley County Humane Society held its Canine Carnival at Morsches Park today. More photos and coverage will be in Monday's edition of The Post and Mail. More photos can be viewed on The Post and Mail's facebook page.

September 28th

LEAVES: City leaf pickup begins Oct. 22

September 28, 2012

COLUMBIA CITY — As the leaves change color and begin to fall around the city, local citizens will have rakes and leaf blowers in hand getting ready to dispose of them through the street department’s leaf pickup program.
“I’ve had several questions on when the date is for that,” said Street Superintendent Kelly Cearbaugh. “It will begin Oct. 22, and that’s when we’ll probably make our first pass. ”
Cearbaugh said the leaf pickup is about a six-week program.

CLOSED: INDOT announces county road closings

September 28, 2012

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is advising motorists that there will be temporary lane restrictions on Ind. 14 and Ind. 37 in Whitley and Allen counties next week.
Beginning Monday, INDOT maintenance crews will begin a pavement preservation process by fog sealing along Ind. 14, from Ind. 9 to West Hamilton Road in Whitley and Allen counties.
The eastbound lane of Ind. 14 will undergo work on Monday.
The westbound lane will undergo work on Tuesday.
When this stretch is complete, crews will move on to Allen County on Wednesday.

SENTENCING: Col. City native to be sentenced in theft

September 28, 2012

CLAYTON, Mo. — A former Columbia City resident will be sentenced Monday in a Missouri court for stealing at least $25,000 from a trust designed to protect the assets of his parents.
Larry G. Mueller, 62, is scheduled to be in St. Louis County Circuit Court in Clayton, Mo. at 8:45 a.m. Monday on a charge of theft, a Class B felony.
The charge is for the theft of more than $25,000, but those close to the case estimate the alleged crime involved more money.

ABSENTEE VOTING: schedule available

September 28, 2012


COLUMBIA CITY — According to the Election Supervisor Jessica Hockemeyer, absentee voting hours will soon be available to registered voters at the courthouse.
“There is in office voting, voting by mail and a traveling board,” said Hockemeyer.
The hours for absentee voting at the clerk’s office, located in the courthouse at Room 18 on the second floor, are Oct. 9-12 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Oct. 15 to Nov. 2 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Oct. 13 and 20 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Oct. 27 and Nov. 2 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Nov. 5 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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