NEW BLOOD: 'Busco hires new police officer

CHURUBUSCO — There is a new police officer in Churubusco. Mike Engle was approved to replace former Town Marshall John Hart, who retires from police work March 19. The Churubusco Town Council unanimously approved Engle to begin full-time duties March 19.In new business, the council approved a new Churubusco Façade Grant Program. “This is a program connected with the Main Street Project,” said Frank Kessler, council president. With the grant a total of $25,000 is available for Churubusco businesses to apply for grants.Kessler noted Madalyn Sade-Bartl, clerk/treasurer, suggested a community-wide garage sale Sept. 28 and 29. The following weekend is trash day. Kessler will take it before the Churubusco Chamber of Commerce.The next town council meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. on March 21 at the Town Hall.___For a more in depth look at this story, see the March 8 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.