November 4th, 2014
Pro Football Weekend Recap
28 New Orleans (4-4) @
10 Carolina (3-5-1)
New Orleans took over sole possession of first place in the NFC South, as running back Mark Ingram continued his strong season as he ran for 100+ yards and 2 touchdowns. The New Orleans defense was able to stymy Carolina QB Cam Newton, who was 10-28 passing for 151 yards.
22 Cleveland (5-3) vs.
17 Tampa Bay (1-7)
Seniors of the Columbia City High School Class of 1974 turn their tassels at the conclusion of their commencement ceremony. The class is celebrating its 40th reunion Saturday at the Eagles Nest. For details, contact Kim Lefever at email@example.com or see Thursdayâ€™s Edition of The Post & Mail.
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COLUMBIA CITY â€” Citizens are casting their votes until 6 p.m. Visit the Whitley County Government's website at http://www.whitleygov.com/eGov/apps/document/center.egov?view=item;id=306 to follow the results as they are tallied.
Whitko High Schoolâ€™s boys soccer team celebrated its season at its awards night last month. Receiving awards were, from left: Lane Wolf, Most Improved; Daniel Kirkham, Mental Attitude Award; Jacob Helton, Most Valuable Player; and Johannes Bingham, Mental Attitude Award.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” After months of construction and lane closures, drivers in Whitley County should expect minimal traffic problems with the completion of the Blue River Bridge project and resurfacing of U.S. 30.
â€śBridge construction is completed,â€ť said Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) spokeswoman Laurel McCurdy. â€śAll that remains is a final inspection by an INDOT offical and the projectâ€™s contractor before the bridge is released to INDOT.â€ť
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Two hundred thirty-four years ago on the banks of the Eel River in Union Township, a band of militia raised in Kaskaskia, Cahokia and Vincennes and under the leadership of Frenchman Augustin Motten de La Balme were surrounded by Miami Indians under the direction of Little Turtle â€“ who would rise to a position of power in the combined tribes of the Northwest Territory. The battle that ensued on or around Nov. 5th, 1780 became known as de La Balmeâ€™s Massacre, as virtually all of de La Balmeâ€™s command were killed.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Former Whitley County Auditor Jennifer McGuire, who was charged with three felonies Monday morning, was booked and released from the Whitley County Jail Monday evening. McGuire, 47, of Albion, was charged with two counts of theft and one count of official misconduct after a four-month investigation found that McGuire allegedly stole more than $100,000 in county funds.
As a final touch of Halloween, more than 20 top winners and honorable mentions are pictured on a special page of both Tuesday's daily Post & Mail (Page A6) and its free total-market-circulation edition shopper (Page A8).
Be sure to check out either edition of your Post & Mail for some delightful photos and find out who the top winners are.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” Tuesday, voters in Whitley County will make their way to the polls en masse to cast their ballot and exercise their right as Americans. Polls in Indiana will be open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday in various locations in the county. Residents are encouraged to verify their respective voting precinct.
Columbia Cityâ€™s Youth Council hosted the first Columbia City Halloween Parade downtown Saturday evening. The parade included a costume contest and treats for participants â€” including dogs. Awards were given in several categories. Pictured above, a line of costumed children spans Van Buren Street from Line to Chauncey streets during the parade.