NO FIRE: Commissioners ban open burning

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Commissioners, working in conjunction with the Whitley County Fire Chief's Association, have issued a burn ban for the county effective at noon Monday.According to Commissioner Chairman Don Amber, the ban will continue until July 2 at 1 p.m., "which coincides with the next commissioners meeting."Amber said the three-member panel would re-assess the ban at that meeting.Additional information will be printed in the Tuesday edition of The Post & Mail.