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March 27th, 2015
Whitley County Roots Progress edition Nurturing inserts into today's paper, March 27.
This publication highlight the reason Whitley County is a great place for families to lay down their roots.
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COLUMBIA CITY â The Whitley County Soil and Water Conservation (SWCD) hosted its 59th annual meeting in the fellowship hall at Grace Lutheran Church Tuesday evening, electing a new board member and honoring a pair of river-friendly farmers.
The meeting began with an election for the open position on the SWCD Board. Michael Hinen from Jefferson Township and Brent Cormany from Etna-Troy and Richland Township were the two candidates on the ballot.
COLUMBIA CITY â New board members were elected at the Whitley County Extension Serviceâs annual meeting Wednesday evening at the 4-H Center.
Ag Plus, Whitley County Farm Bureau, Inc., Farm Credit Services, Northeastern REMC and Micropulse, Inc. sponsored a pork loin dinner for attendees.
WASHINGTON â Senator Harry Reid, the tough tactician who has led Senate Democrats since 2005, will not seek re-election next year, bringing an end to a three-decade congressional career that culminated with his push of President Obamaâs ambitious agenda against fierce Republican resistance.
Passages Profiles â15 is a 10-week series of features published each Thursday about the people of Passages, the local organization that has been serving those with intellectual disabilities since 1954.
COLUMBIA CITY â Passagesâ Pam Hoyt carries the title of Community Living Manager, which she explained means that she oversees three group home managers and the nurse who provides medical attention in those homes. Hoyt, however, was quick to point out that she sees the work in the group homes as a team effort.
SOUTH WHITLEY â A Whitko High School art student received two national awards for her paintings at the 2015 Scholastic National Art Contest in New York.
Madelyn Foutz, a sophomore, received a gold medal for her painting, âThe Rocketeer,â and a silver medal for her second painting, âWonderwoman.â
WHITLEY COUNTY â The Post & Mail will insert three special sections in coming days that will demonstrate that our Whitley County Community is âwell established and ever growing.â
The series of special sections has an over-arching theme of Whitley County Roots, with subthemes dealing with how the community âcultivates, nurtures and thrives.â
The publications highlight the reason Whitley County is a great place for families to lay down their roots.
COLUMBIA CITY â Lyndsey Brommer, a senior at Columbia City High School, has been named the Whitley County Community Foundationâs 2015 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. In addition to the four-year scholarship to the Indiana college of her choice, she will also receive a $900 yearly stipend for required books and equipment.
Brommer is the daughter of Randy and Julie Brommer of Columbia City.
COLUMBIA CITY â The word museum to most conjures up images of musty old glass cases filled with dusty old artifacts taken care of by sleepy old men with thick glasses, tweed sport coats and bow ties. However, the treasures of a working and active museum extend far beyond its collection of artifacts.
One of the treasures of the Whitley County Historical Museum is its collection of resources and publications available to the public for research and information purposes.