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Best of the Decade: Prayer becomes life of basketball

September 10, 2010

   For just about as long as she can remember, Connie Myers wanted to be a basketball player.
   “You know how when you’re a kid and you pray silly little prayers? I remember laying in my bunk at night and praying that someday I’d make the (basketball) team.”
   Not only did she make the team, but she helped her team reach the pinnacle of both the high school and college game and now has been recognized by readers of The Post & Mail as the female athlete of the   decade.

Best of the Decade: Eber led with state caliber sportsmanship

September 10, 2010

   If Leah Eber wanted to, she could look down her nose at a lot of her fellow competitors.
   She’s got the hardware and the records to back it up: A four-time sectional champion in three different events and 10 first-team, all-conference awards in track.
   But she’s not that kind of person. And it’s her attitude as well as her abilities that helped readers choose Eber as the No. 2 female athlete of the decade.

County joins regional effort for brownfield assessment grants

September 10, 2010

     In an effort to determine how contaminated former industrial and business sites are in Whitley County, the county commissioners have agreed to be part of a regional effort to get a collective $1 million in federal funds for seven area counties.
     The county will be part of Region III-A’s collaborative efforts to get a collective $1 million U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the 10 counties in and around Region III-A, a regional planning commission and economic development district.

County expands revitalization area

September 10, 2010

     In an effort to speed the process for tax abatement requests in Whitley County, the county council approved Wednesday making any eligible land in the county an economic revitalization area.
     “Other counties in the region have taken a similar step,” said Alan Tió, president of the Whitley County Economic Development Corporation.

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