COLUMBIA CITY â This Saturday, local âwell-knownsâ will be standing outside Shoe Show in an effort to help the Salvation Army raise money for a program called âMy Sole Purpose.â
This program assists children in need, supplying them with new shoes as the school year begins. It is also a program accepting monetary donations for backpacks.
Pat Mossburg, community ministries specialist, said the goal is to raise $8,500 by July 1.
âWe are currently about half way to our school shoe goal,â said Mossburg. âWe have far to go, but are extremely grateful at how much has been accomplished.â
COLUMBIA CITY â At the WCCS board meeting Monday, member Don Armstrong announced the boardâs recommendation concerning Superintendent Dr. Patricia OâConnorâs contract.
The decisions were made at an executive session.
âBased on that evaluation, and the job performance of our superintendent, it is recommended that the Whitley County Consolidated School board, Board of Trustees, extend the three year contract of the superintendent for an additional year, which would mean the contract would be extended to June of 2015 with no increasing bonus,â said Armstrong.
The Post & Mail's online poll last week concerned when the thermometer will first top 100 degrees this summer in Whitley County. Respondents were of the opinion that eclipsing the 100-degree mark will happen in early July.