Parkview Whitley Hospital’s Post Partum Pals, a breastfeeding support group for mothers and babies, has restarted. The program was briefly suspended due to safety concerns during the recent H1N1 influenza pandemic. The group meets in the hospital’s Obstetrics Department classroom on the second floor from 10 a.m. to noon every Monday. There is no cost to attend.
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April Whetstone is announcing her intent to run for Whitley County Recorder. She will campaign for the May 2010 primary on the Republican ticket. She pledges to use her experience in county government and the banking industry to preserve the integrity of the Recorder’s Office and the records stored there for posterity.
Seventy gorgeous quilts and quilted items were exhibited at the Holiday Bazaar and Quilt Show sponsored by Whitley County Extension Homemakers. Hand and machine quilted items were entered in eight different categories. Exhibits were judged and appropriate ribbons were awarded. The winners of this year’s show were:
Sheriff Mark Hodges has announced that he is running for re-election in 2010. Hodges was elected Sheriff in November 2006 and is completing his first four year term. After being elected, Sheriff Hodges retired from the Indiana State Police with 26 years of service.
Citing pledges from his first campaign, Sheriff Hodges compared accomplishments with his original goals.
1. Increasing Chaplain services.
In the last three years all three goals have been attained.
Michael Schrader, executive president of the Whitley County Commissioners, announced today that he plans to seek a second term as Whitley County Commissioner – a position requiring common sense, commitment and dedication in light of what’s ahead for the future of this community.
Doug Fahl officially announced today that he will be running for the Whitley County Superior Court Judge. Fahl is seeking to fill the vacancy left by the announcement of current Judge Michael Rush’s retirement. “It will be impossible to replace a man of Judge Rush’s stature and reputation, but I believe I am the best person to continue Whitley County’s tradition of fair, but firm justice,” Fahl said.
Lifelong Whitley County resident Cheryl Gibson McDevitt has announced her candidacy for Whitley County Recorder.
“I have been involved with the Republican Party since the age of 18, voted in every primary and general election as a proud Republican,” McDevitt said. “I currently am precinct committeeman for Columbia Township South and was elected to Columbia Township Advisory Board where I serve as secretary.”
The Noble County 4-H leaders will be hosting a free 4-H Carnival from 5-7 p.m. in the 4-H Exhibit Hall…
The Indiana Extension Homemakers sponsor two scholarships annually. For a copy of the applications contact Purdue Extension – Whitley County office at (260) 244-7615 or 625-3313 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.