AT-LARGE COUNCIL SEAT: Jorell Tucker throws hat in ring

SOUTH WHITLEY – South Whitley resident Jorell Tucker has announced his candidacy for Whitley County Council At-Large.“I am excited to bring a fresh perspective to the council and advocate for continued economic development and cost savings for the taxpayers of Whitley County,” Tucker said.Tucker has been the director of the Whitley County Solid Waste District since 2006, where he oversees the operations of the county’s recycling and conservation programs.Tucker has been an active member of the community where he has served as Republican Party chairman for the Town of South Whitley Election and Town Election Board, vice president of Whitko Community School Board, former Whitley County Chamber of Commerce board member, president of Whitko Community Schools Board of Finance, member of Larwill Due Guard Masonic Lodge, and is a Republican precinct committeeman.___For a more in depth look at this story, see the March 2 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook.