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CITY WINS: Eagles hold off Bulldogs to advance

November 1, 2014

NEW HAVEN — An old adage says “Defense wins championships.”

The Columbia City football team did its best to prove the wisdom of that, and the Eagles bent but did not break as the New Haven Bulldogs made six trips inside the Columbia City red zone and came away with only a single field goal to show for it.

The Eagles made the most of their offensive opportunity, as a 14-yard scoring pass proved to be the deciding points in the Eagles’ 7-3 win over the heavily-favored New Haven Bulldogs in Friday night’s IHSAA Sectional semi-finals.

WHITE HALLOWEEN: Snow falling in Col. City

October 31, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — It's going to be a white Halloween this year, as snow is falling in Columbia City just before trick-or-treat hours tonight.

Be sure to bundle up children before trick-or-treating, or take advantage of the community's indoor activities, including the Columbia City Church of the Nazarene, Millers Merry Manor and the Whitley County Historical Museum.


October 31, 2014

CAUCUSES EXPLAINED: GOP chair at Rotary meeting

October 31, 2014

Matt Boyd, Rotarian and chairman of the Whitley County Republican Party, discussed the process for filling vacancies, outlining time frames and caucus procedures at a recent luncheon meeting of the Columbia City Rotary Club.

HALLOWEEN CONTEST: The Post & Mail costume contest **Post to our Facebook**

October 31, 2014

CONTEST: For those of you posting photos of your little ones in the costumes, share your photos to our facebook page to enter our contest and win prizes!

HERE'S $110 FOR YOU: Post & Mail's Weekend Edition has more than $110 in coupons, discounts

October 31, 2014

Watching your budget or do you have money to burn?

Most folks like a good deal, and The Post & Mail's Weekend Edition, now available at newsstands throughout Whitley County, contains more than $110 in coupon savings, discounts and specials.

In addition to the money you can save, you'll also find out about local news, local sports and features that you simply can't obtain anywhere else. Additionally, you'll receive the very popular American Profile magazine and TV Times television digest.

HOMESCHOOL PART IV: Allowing families to focus on priorities

October 31, 2014

Editor’s note: The following is the final installment in The Post & Mail’s series on homeschooling.

COLUMBIA CITY — As her child’s first day of school grew closer, Vanessa Schoon still wasn’t convinced of sending her six-year-old son, Baylor, off to first grade. The decision to homeschool still weighed heavily on her mind. For Schoon, a large concern was the length of time her son would be at school in relation to the amount of learning that could take place.

MUSICAL COMEDY: CCHS brings ’Copacobana’ to Col. City

October 31, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Her name was Lola — she was a showgirl. Barry Manilow’s award-winning song is being brought to life onstage at Columbia City High School next week. The CCHS theatre department is presenting “Copacabana,” a musical comedy to the Newell Rice Auditorium Nov. 7 and 8 at 7:30 p.m.

TIME TO PARTY: Special Holiday Party Planner booklet inserted in Friday's Post & Mail

October 31, 2014

We're entering holiday party season and The Post & Mail and its advertisers have put together a booklet of tips, ideas and advertised specials.

The special Holiday Party Planner is inserted in today's Post & Mail, available at newsstands, convenience stores and retail outlets throughout Whitley County.

MAN ATTEMPTS SUICIDE: Huffman, 57, charged with child molesting

October 31, 2014

SOUTH WHITLEY — A Columbia City man attempted to take his own life after he was accused of molesting two young girls. Jay Huffman, 57, was found by Whitley County Sheriff deputies on a set of railroad tracks near South Whitley after family members became concerned he may attempt suicide.


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