Archive - Jan 21, 2012
PIERCETON ‚ÄĒ By unanimous vote, Whitko Community School Corporation board vice president Jorell Tucker was elected as president for the WCSC Board of Finance and board secretary Roger Boggs as secretary for the Board of Finance in Monday evening‚Äôs finance meeting.
Director of Financial Operations Tom McFarland discussed last year‚Äės total investments, which earned $21,886.95.
PIERCETON ‚ÄĒ With state legislatures having 167 bills which will ultimately affect school education, Whitko Community School Corporation‚Äôs Superintendent Steve Clason is unsure how many of the bills will require a committee hearing.
Clason provided a detailed update on a few legislature bills which may affect the corporation at its Board of School Trustees regular monthly meeting Monday evening.
‚ÄúWho knows how many of them (167 bills) will get a committee hearing or actually get to the docket,‚ÄĚ Clason said.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ Ellen Hively is a true blue bona fide domesticated tomboy.
She sews, cans, hunts, butchers, gardens, fishes ‚ÄĒ but most notably she donates her blood.
This Whitley County gal has a heart of gold and she proved that when she received the American Red Cross distinguished honor of being named Whitley County‚Äôs Outstanding Donor during January which is National Blood Donor Month.
Hively has donated 216 pints of blood so far and in March she will hit the 27 gallon mark.
‚ÄúIt renews my body. I build new blood platelets every time,‚ÄĚ she said.
Trevor Ellis, 11, of Columbia City leaps from the top of a snow pile at the corner of Chauncey and Van Buren streets Saturday during the 7th Annual Whitley County "Fire and Ice" Winterfest. 11-year-old James Romano looks on. More photos, coverage and results will appear in the Monday edition of The Post & Mail.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ The Columbia City Police Department‚Äôs newly-appointed detectives began their first full week on the job this week.
Robert Stephenson and Gary Archbold were chosen by CCPD Chief Tim Longenbaugh and Captain Tony Hively last week, to replace their (Longenbaugh and Hively‚Äôs) former positions.
‚ÄúIts a great opportunity to expand my law enforcement background,‚ÄĚ Archbold said.
Archbold and Stephenson have more than a decade of experience on the CCPD with 13 and 14 years respectively.