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February 14th, 2015

TAKING A STANCE: ‘I am going to start standing up’

February 14, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — “Public schools must begin to advocate for themselves.”

That’s the opinion of Whitley County Consolidated Schools Superintendent Patricia O’Connor who says she has had enough with budget cuts and mandates from the state.

O’Connor, along with many other public schools’ superintendents across Indiana, is taking a stance against the state.

AMERICAN PROFILE RETURNS: Popular supplement inserted in Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail

February 14, 2015

Following a two-month hiatus, the popular
American Profile magazine supplement returns to The Post & Mail this weekend.

In addition to the top local news of the day, features and local sports, the Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail – now available on newsstands and at convenience stores and other outlets throughout Whitley County – contains more than $90 in advertised coupons, discounts and specials, including those from:
•CVS Pharmacy;
•Walgreens;
•Walmart;
•Dunham's Sports;
•JC Penney;
•Toys R Us;
•Superior Tree Service;
•Discount Mattress Center;

February 13th

TITLE BOUND: All three Whitley County schools seeking sectional title

February 13, 2015

All three of Whitley County's girls basketball teams are playing for sectional titles Saturday night.

Columbia City faces Norwell at Norwell.

Whitko faces Tippy Valley at Wawasee.

Churubusco takes on Canterbury at Woodlan.

HEY, BRIDES! Spring Bridal special section inserted in today's Post & Mail

February 13, 2015

A special Spring Bridal 2015 publication is inserted in Friday's Post & Mail, now available on newsstands, convenience stores and other outlets throughout Whitley County.

The 12-page section is complete with hot trends, timely advice and great ideas for planning upcoming big events.

Local advertisers in Spring Bridal 2015 include:
•Daniel Menu & Part Consulting;
•TNT Floral and Gift Shoppe;
•Cohen & Johnson Orthodontics;
•Shindigz;
•B& J Rentals;
•Churubusco Watch & Jewelry;
•Whitley County 4-H & Event Center;
•The Van Buren;
•Shiloh Banquets, Catering & Conference

ONLINE POLL RESULTS

February 13, 2015

EAGLES SOAR: Churubusco marches past Hamilton

February 13, 2015

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco’s boys basketball team played host to the 4-13 Hamilton Marines Thursday night. The Class 2A 7th-ranked, 16-2 Eagles downed the visitors 71-36 in the Northeast Corner Conference match-up.

The boys varsity teams took the court with ’Busco jumping out to a quick 20-9 lead by the end of the first quarter. Senior Paul Forman led Churubusco with nine points in the quarter, including a dunk at the 3:13 mark.

By the end of the first half, ’Busco had built a 38-18 lead by forcing Hamilton into 16 first half turnovers.

WHITLEY COUNTY CHAMBER: Long to speak at Chamber’s legislative forum

February 13, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Senate Pro Tempore David Long will join State Senator Amanda Banks and State Representative Christopher Judy as speakers for the Whitley County Chamber of Commerce’s Third House Legislative Forum.

The forum is slated for Friday, February 20, at noon at the Whitley County Agricultural History Museum and 4-H Learning Center on the Whitley County Fairgrounds campus.

Each legislator will have an opportunity to speak on current legislative affairs. The Chamber will also field questions from attendees so that the legislators can answer them.

COL. CITY DOWN: Chargers bury Eagles early

February 13, 2015

HUNTERTOWN — Fans traveling to Carroll Thursday night for the Columbia City boys’ basketball team’s final Northeast Hoosier Conference contest saw a game that was no-contest, as the host Chargers used an in-your-face defense and lights-out shooting to pound the visiting Eagles, 61-26.

The Chargers put the game on ice in the first quarter, forcing five Columbia City turnovers and connecting on 9-of-10 shots from the field, including five shots from behind the arc to put the Eagles in a 23-3 first quarter hole.

VIDEO-ALERT: Valentine's Day cards . . . 7 cute and quirky DIY ideas

February 13, 2015

GIS: Providing a wealth of information

February 13, 2015

WHITLEY COUNTY — A program originally put into place to aid 9-1-1 emergency dispatches has grown into a tool used by virtually every department of city and county government.

Whitley County GIS (Geography Information System) provides a wealth of information, including everything from property owners to street locations, to the position of fire hydrants and the locations of more than 19,000 parcels of land in Whitley County.

 

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