Candy tradition keeps spirits bright
COLUMBIA CITY — Christmas Eve, firemen with the Columbia City Fire Department will partake in a tradition spanning 125 years.The holiday candy and orange give-away is one way the fire department serves the community. The event will be held Christmas Eve from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Whitley County Courthouse and is open to all children.The department raises funds throughout the year to purchase enough candy for each child to have a one-pound bag of candy and oranges.To read the rest of this story, see the Dec. 24 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.