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May 28th

Preparations begin for Smith-Green: District to fill three jobs

May 28, 2014

As the 2013-14 school year comes to an end, Smith-Green Community Schools is preparing for next year by creating new positions within the district.

A food service director will be added to the staff for the 2014-15 school year. At the Board of Trustees meeting May 19, board members approved of the position as well as hiring Aimee Clark to fill the job.

Three faculty spots were approved that will fill a void within the special education department.

May 27th

Memorial Day was observed in Columbia City

May 27, 2014

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Memorial Day ceremony hosted by Am. Legion, VFW

May 27, 2014

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‘Sacrifice: Meaningless without remembrance’

May 27, 2014

Under a sunny sky, red, white and blue colors were displayed signifying the importance of Memorial Day — remembering those who’ve died in service to the United States.

Members of the American Legion Post 98, the VFW #5582 and the Leatherneck Coffee Club came together to host an annual parade and ceremony Monday to honor the men and women who died while serving in the country’s armed forces.

“Why do we remember,” said Dick Stark, American Legion adjutant and past commander.

MEAL SERVICE TO RETURN TO S. WHITLEY: One Community to sponsor events for seniors

May 27, 2014

A once-was community service is finding a revived purpose in South Whitley.

Lunch & Camaraderie will begin providing meals to area seniors June 30 at the South Whitley Town Hall.

The meals are available to residents living in the Whitko Community School Corporation district and who are 60 years of age or older for a freewill donation.

After meals, the nonprofit, One Community, will sponsor activities and chair exercises, Mondays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

May 26th

MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVED

May 26, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY (May 26, 2014) — Pictured are members of the Leatherneck Coffee Club lead the Memorial Day parade Monday into Greenhill Cemetery, Columbia City. Leatherneck Coffee Club members, from left, are Thomas Pfaffenberger, Don Schearer, Jeff Schenher and Bradley Pearl.

See complete coverage of the city's Memorial Day events in Tuesday's Post & Mail.

May 25th

MCQUEEN EARNS SCHOLARSHIPS

May 25, 2014

Ali McQueen (right) accepts the Dan Mullet “For the Love of a Child” Scholarship with Susan Mullett-Riecke. The other awards McQueen received were the Retired Teachers’ Scholarship, the Whitley County Teachers’ Association Scholarship, the Natalie Mason Mullins Scholarship, and the Lawrence/Freida Bunnell Memorial Scholarship.

Hodges educates Rotary members

May 25, 2014

COLUMBIA CITY — Thor Hodges, a law enforcement officer in Columbia City for the last 20 years, was the speaker at a recent Columbia City Rotary Club meeting.

Hodges is a life-long resident of Whitley County, and for many years, a resident of Columbia City. For 18 of those 20 years on the police force, he has been involved with the Community Corrections Program.

The Corrections Program was set up to provide a sentencing option that “places offenders in unpaid positions with nonprofit, tax supported agencies to work a court-ordered number of hours.”

PARTNERING FOR KIDS

May 25, 2014

CANI, a local nonprofit that provides educational opportunities for children, recently partnered with Whole Health Wellness Center, a nonprofit garden and community health initiative,to teach students about growing food and healthy living. CANI offers a free and interactive preschool program. For more information, contact CANI at 244-2737.

SELFIE SATURDAY: Trent Boston

May 25, 2014

Trent Boston, a Columbia City resident, is a self-employed musician, and in his spare time, enjoys taking pictures.

P&M: What do you love most about living in Whitley County?
Boston: “The people of course, and our beautiful Courthouse.”

P&M: If you could go back to high school, what would you do differently?
Boston: “Probably go more.”

P&M: What’s one word that you would use to describe yourself?
Boston: “Outgoing.”

P&M: If you had to choose, what would your DJ name be?
Boston: “DJ TreBo”

P&M: What country would you like to travel to?
Boston: “Philippines”

 

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