THE 'ADVENTURE' BEGINS: Playground erected in South Whitley

SOUTH WHITLEY — After months of planning, South Whitley’s town park received its last installment of playground equipment Friday.Cemented across from Doodlebug Village, Adventure Mania is an interactive playground for older children.Several slides and climbing apparatuses were put in place with work expected to be finished tomorrow.Michael Vestergaard, owner of Vestergaard & Sons, Inc., and his crew were on hand for the installation. Whitko High School’s football team joined in on the heavy lifting.“Those guys were fantastic,” said Vestergaard. “We work with a lot of volunteers and helpers, but those guys were absolutely awesome. They worked hard and never complained.”

Spruce-Up Day

The football team was also a part of Whitley On The Move’s Spring Spruce-Up Day. To read the rest of this story, see the May 20 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 and twitter.