Archive - Nov 18, 2010 - News Article
FORT WAYNE â€” Does a dead cat bounce? Economists would say yes, but not because they tried it with a real cat.
The theory is that if you have a live cat and a dead cat and you drop them both off a building, the dead cat will bounce higher than the live cat. Or, the longer and deeper the recession, the stronger and more robust recovery there will be when it hits bottom, as opposed to a shallow recession with a shallow recovery, or the â€ślive cat.â€ť
By BECKY HAND
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” A new group is organizing meals for those down on their luck, by a new church which meets in the Ag Museum, â€śThe Warehouse.â€ť
Called â€śThe Forkliftâ€ť the meals will be served from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays at The Center for Whitley County Youth, 201 W. Market Street, Columbia City.
â€śJeff Wike has worked tremendously for us,â€ť said organizer Hank Workman. They had to bring the kitchen up to Health Department standards which required quite a bit of renovation. But the work is done, inspection completed and they are ready to serve.
Whitley Countyâ€™s proposed wind power ordinance isnâ€™t dead, but it has fallen into a coma.
And the responsibility for inducing the proposalâ€™s deep sleep falls on a determined citizenry, articulate lawyers and an error in judgment by a county plan commissioner.
More than 200 people crowded the sweltering lower level meeting room in the Whitley County Government Center, some having to listen to the proceedings out in the hall, as eight members of the nine-member board listened to public input on the controversial Whitley County Wind Ordinance.
Police in Whitley County, as well as U.S. Marshals are on the lookout for a local convicted sex offender who is wanted for more sex-related charges.
DeWayne E. Stewart, 47, is wanted in Whitley County for child seduction and failing to register as a sex offender.
Stewart has a prior conviction for sexual misconduct with a minor, according the Whitley County Sheriffâ€™s Department.
The Whitley County Prosecuting Attorneyâ€™s office filed charges of child seduction May 24 and issued a warrant for failing to register as a sex offender on July 28.