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November 28th, 2014
More than 50 small businesses are being celebrated in a special section of The Post & Mail's Weekend Edition, now available on newsstands.
This Weekend's big Post & Mail is packed with local news and features, plus tons of bargains for holiday shopping and Small Business Saturday. The newspaper has nearly a dozen pre-printed advertising circulars inserted into the edition.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Three people were pronounced dead an another was taken to the hospital late Friday night after a single-vehicle crash on Hartman Road.
At approximately 11 p.m., police and fire crews were called to the area of Hartman Road and County Road 300 East to find two people ejected and another trapped inside what was believed to be a passenger car.
First responders found the vehicle several feet down an embankment.
It appeared the vehicle was traveling northbound on CR 300 E. when it went off right of the road, down an embankment and struck several small trees.
Columbia City man was charged last month for sexual misconduct with a minor.
Ian Vorndran, 20, was arrested Oct. 28 after an investigation by the Columbia City Police Department.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Once again, InterFaith Mission, Inc. is ushering in the holiday season with its annual Christmas Walk slated for Saturday, Dec. 6 from 1 to 4 p.m. Six stops are planned for the walk and will include entertainment, food and festivities at each location. Tickets are $15 each or two for $25. Proceeds from the event will benefit The Lighthouse, a transitional shelter serving Whitley County's homeless and displaced.
COLUMBIA CITY â€“ Columbia Cityâ€™s girls basketball team is off to its best start since the 2005-06 squad after beating North Side Friday night.
With a perfect 6-0 record, the Lady Eagles tie the 2005-06 team, with a chance to improve on their record Tuesday at Bishop Dwenger
After Black Friday shopping today, Whitley County residents can enjoy the annual Columbia City Lighted Christmas Parade downtown tonight. The parade begins at 6:30 p.m. and starts at Eagle Tech Academy on Walnut Street.
The parade travels south, then east on Van Buren Street, ending at the Whitley County Courthouse Square. Capping off the night will be the arrival of Santa, who will spend the next several weeks in the Santa house at the northwest corner of the Courthouse Square.
CHURUBUSCO â€” Smith-Green Community Schools is now allowing firearms to be brought onto the elementary and high school grounds.
New and updated policies regarding the legal possession of weapons and firearms were unanimously approved by SGCS board members last week during their monthly meeting.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A Porter County man was arrested last week after allegedly battering a Columbia City Police officer.
Andrew Dutcher, 21, of Hebron, faces four charges, two felony and two misdemeanor, after an incident on Nov. 7 during a traffic stop.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The Whitley County Christmas Festival will commence with the third annual Whitley County Lighted Christmas Parade on Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. in Columbia City.
The parade, featuring illuminated floats and walking units, will lineup near Eagle Tech Academy, heading south on Walnut Street, east on Van Buren Street and then south at the corner of Chauncey and Van Buren Streets in downtown Columbia City.