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November 6th, 2014

ALMOST READY: YMCA’s early learning center set to open

November 6, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Crews are putting the finishing touches on the Whitley County Family YMCA’s Armstrong Early Learning Center. The preschool is expected to open Monday, and YMCA employees are packing up materials from its current location at a local church, New Hope Wesleyan, to move to the new building.

GIRLS HOOPS: Special girls basketball season preview inserted in Thursday's newspaper

November 6, 2014

Local high school girls basketball teams take to the floor next week!

Inserted in Thursday's Post & Mail as a special tabloid section is the 2014-15 Girls Basketball Preview, detailing hardwood expectations for Columbia City, Whitko and Churubusco high schools.

Also, as the community gears up for the big Sectional Championship football game Friday at Max Gandy Athletic Field between Columbia City and Norwell, Thursday's Post & Mail contains a brand new Spirit Poster for the contest.

The full-color CCHS Spirit Poster is inserted inside the newspaper.

GIRLS HOOPS: Special girls basketball season preview inserted in Thursday's newspaper

November 6, 2014

Local high school girls basketball teams take to the floor next week!

Inserted in Thursday's Post & Mail as a special tabloid section is the 2014-15 Girls Basketball Preview, detailing hardwood expectations for Columbia City, Whitko and Churubusco high schools.

Also, as the community gears up for the big Sectional Championship football game Friday at Max Gandy Athletic Field between Columbia City and Norwell, Thursday's Post & Mail contains a brand new Spirit Poster for the contest.

The full-color CCHS Spirit Poster is inserted inside the newspaper.

IDOE RELEASES GRADES: WCCS nearly scores straight A’s

November 6, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — The Indiana Department of Education released its statewide school grades Wednesday afternoon. The yearly assessment is intended to provide the public and administrators with a quick evaluation of each school in each district in Indiana. Schools are graded based on an A-F scale, with “A” being exemplary and “F” being probationary.

CCHS SPIRIT: New CCHS Football Spirit Poster inserted in today's Post & Mail!

November 6, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY – As the community gears up for the big Sectional Championship game Friday at Max Gandy Athletic Field between Columbia City and Norwell, Thursday's Post & Mail contains a brand new Spirit Poster for the contest.

The full-color CCHS Spirit Poster is inserted inside the newspaper.

Also inserted Thursday as a special tabloid section is the 2014-15 Girls Basketball Preview, detailing hardwood expectations for Columbia City, Whitko and Churubusco high schools.

November 5th

AN INDOOR HALLOWEEN: Record-breaking attendance

November 5, 2014

With wicked weather for Friday night’s trick-or-treating, Millers Merry Manor had record attendance at its annual, indoor, Halloween event. The event is intended to provide a safe place for children to trick-or-treat. With snow and gusty winds on Friday, it also provided a warm place to trick-or-treat.

JACQUAY WINS BIG: Earns spot on Smith-Green school board

November 5, 2014

CHURUBUSCO — A servant leader and Churubusco devotee at heart, Carey Jacquay is excited to take her role in Smith-Green Community Schools to the next level. Jacquay has served the Churubusco community in a variety of ways, from volunteering in the elementary school’s classrooms, to taking photos at sporting events, to serving on committees and playing a role in the start-up of new programs. Jacquay won the election by a decisive 60.75 percent over her opponent Robert Amber.

WHITKO ART STUDENTS GO GLOBAL: 16 students earn medals from exhibit in China

November 5, 2014

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko High School’s Art Department recently competed against the top artists in the world, and 16 students were honored with medals. More than 30,000 entries were submitted to the contest, which featured work from more than 50 countries around the world. The exhibition was held in Taipei, China.

BUSY POLLS: Weather no issue for voters Tuesday

November 5, 2014

WHITLEY COUNTY — Voters across Whitley County made their way to the polls despite the cold rain and what’s been called a quiet election year for the county. With a turnout of 34.93 percent of the 22,068 total registered voters in the county, residents provided their voice at the polls.

RACE TO THE FINISH: Schaefer elected to school board by 26-vote margin

November 5, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Twenty-six votes. That is all that separated a pair of Whitley County Consolidated Schools Board of Trustee candidates after Tuesday night’s election results came in. After a back-and-forth contest between Mary Ann Schaefer and Adam Goss, Schaefer came away the victor by a slim 26 votes — a less than one-percent margin.

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