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December 10th

SPARKLING: Culligan Water Conditioning toasting the holidays

December 10, 2012

Culligan Water Conditioning in Columbia City is toasting its many customers and readers of The Post & Mail with sparkling clear holiday wishes.

"Have a Merry Christmas – and a sparkling New Year," said all associated with Culligan.

Culligan Water Conditioning has served Whitley County since 1946 with care and competency. "Better water. Pure and simple," is Culligan's motto.

Culligan Water Conditioning is located at 675 E. Business 30 in Columbia City. Phone number is 260 244-5850. Web site is www.culligancolumbiacity.com

Happy holidays to all!

IN THE FLOW OF THE HOLIDAYS: Flow-Tech offers holiday best to all

December 10, 2012

Flow-Tech Plumbing & Heating is definitely "in the flow" of the holiday season.

"Merry Christmas to our customers this holiday season," said everyone at Flow-Tech. "Thank you for another great year!"

Flow-Tech Plumbing & Heating is locally owned and operated at 208 E. Chicago St. in Columbia City. Phone number is 260 248-2021.

Specializing in residential, commercial and new construction services, Flow-Tech Plumbing & Heating's motto is "Your Comfort is Our Goal!"

With more than 20 years conducting business locally, Flow-Tech is a Bryant Heating & Cooling Systems dealer.

OH, DEERE! Troxel Equipment Co. and rein'deere' offer holiday wishes

December 10, 2012

Troxel Equipment Co., one of the area's premier John Deere dealers, offers its holiday wishes to its many customers -- and readers of The Post & Mail.
In keeping with the season, officials at the implement dealer said John 'Rein'Deere products are available for the holidays too.
Troxel Equipment Co. has locations in Huntington, Wabash and Bluffton. Its Huntington dealership is located at 4777 W 500 N in Huntington County. Phone number toll-free is 1-888-876-9352. Email address is troxel@troxelequipment.com. Website is www.troxelequipment.com

December 9th

SHOOTING: Update

December 9, 2012

LARWILL — A former Whitley County Sheriff's reserve is in serious condition after being shot in the chest by a 17-year-old escapee from Pierceton Woods.

According to police, the juvenile allegedly attempted to hi-jack the victim's car in the area of Ind. 5 and Old Trail Road in Larwill, and fired a small caliber handgun into the right side of his chest.

When police arrived, the victim had the boy held at gunpoint. The victim was taken to a hospital in Fort Wayne and was treated for the gunshot wound.

December 7th

ROBBERIES: City amplifies patrol to prevent crime

December 7, 2012

COLUMBIA CITY — In light of Fort Wayne’s weekly bank robberies, Columbia City’s Police Department is taking a proactive approach to preventing crime.

The CCPD has ramped up its patrol for local banks in an effort to prevent robbers from coming to Columbia City from Fort Wayne.
Another heist happened on Fort Wayne’s southwest side at a Chase Bank on Lower Huntington Road Thursday afternoon.

CCPD Chief Tim Longenbaugh said the department has stepped up its patrol, especially in the morning as employees are coming to work, but also throughout the day.

EDUCATION APPS: Technology brings teaching to 21st century at Smith-Green

December 7, 2012

CHURUBUSCO — It is a 21st century, technology-laced world, even for 5-year-olds. For Smith-Green Community Schools (SGCS), the 2012-13 year has made a great leap into the future. The district was able to use money it obtained from Classroom Innovation Grants (CIG) to purchase Apple iPads for its kindergarten through fourth grade classrooms. Currently, there are seven iPads per classroom, but Churubusco Elementary School Principal Shellie Miller hopes to get more in the future.

ONLINE POLL: CCHS boys basketball given nod as season's best; pot legalization question next

December 7, 2012

Online poll voters at www.thepostandmail.com have given the nod to Columbia City High School's boys basketball team as the squad projected to have the best hardwood regular season. Whitko and Churubusco followed.

The new poll question concerns the legalization of marijuana in Indiana. Participate in the poll on the home page, right side, www.thepostandmail.com

SEASON'S GREETINGS: Merritt L. Norris Insurance offers best wishes to community

December 7, 2012

Merritt L. Norris Insurance and Dennis G. Norris extend Season's Greetings to the agency's many customers and to the entire readership of The Post & Mail.

An Independent Insurance Agent, Merritt L. Norris Insurance is located at 307 N. State St., South Whitley and can be found on the world wide web at www.mlninsurance.com. The business' phone number is 260 723-4722.

Season's Greetings to all!

December 6th

HANDS-ON LEARNING: CCHS students are a 'step ahead'

December 6, 2012

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City High School has many opportunities to give students an educational edge before entering college — one of them being Project Lead The Way-Engineering.

Currently in its fourth year at CCHS, the program enables students to establish a career path through the exposure of four engineering courses.
One of those courses, Digital Electronics, covers topics involving mechanisms, energy, statics, materials and kinematics — concepts the students are likely to encounter in future courses.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

December 6, 2012

Thursday

• Autism group — 6:30 p.m.
Whitley County Autism support group will meet Thursday, Dec. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the YMCA.

• Bloodmobile — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Columbia City United Methodist Church in the Community Room, located at 605 N. Forest Parkway in Columbia City. Those who donate from Dec. 1 to 31 will be entered into a region-wide weekly drawing for a $250 gasoline gift card.

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