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Hartley to seek re-election as prosecutor

By The Paper staff

Wabash County Prosecuting Attorney William C. Hartley Jr. will seek re-election in the 2018 election.

Hartley, a Republican, graduated from Southwood High School in 1986 and served four years on active duty in the United States Army immediately following high school.  He served in airborne infantry units at Fort Clayton, Panama, and the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Ky., among other places.  He is a graduate of the Army's Jungle Warfare, Air Assault, and Light Infantry Leader schools.

Posted on 2018 Jan 09
MU Announces new Chinworth Center

By David Fenker

NORTH MANCHESTER -- Manchester University recently announced the planned construction of a new student-centered facility, beginning in May.

The 36,000-square-foot Lockie and Augustus Chinworth Center, named for MU alumnus Herb Chinworth’s parents, will be home to the College of Business, Student Financial Services and the Office of the Registrar, as well as a commuter lounge coffee bar and offices for study abroad, honors, student activities and other programs.

The $8.5 million center is anticipated to open in autumn 2019, and will be located just north of the Jo Young Switzer Center on East Street.

Posted on 2018 Jan 09
Ninja Express popular in first week

By Josh Sigler

When the co-owners of Ninja Express restaurant were looking to open a new franchise, they knew they wanted to pick a place where their fare would be unique to locals.

They also wanted a prime location for maximum exposure to traffic.

Wabash seemed to provide prime opportunities in both facets.

“There’s not really a restaurant like this in the area, said co-owner Ling Zhu. “And, the location in town is in perfect spot to be seen by customers.”

Posted on 2018 Jan 09
School Officials respond to PAC

By Joseph Slacian 

Officials from Wabash City Schools and MSD of Wabash County believe their boards acted appropriately in conducting executive sessions to discuss a feasibility study with representatives from the Community Foundation of Wabash County.

The boards met with CF officials several times under the auspices of discussing school consolidation.

Public Access Counselor Luke Britt, in response to an informal inquiry made by The Paper of Wabash County, believes that discussing the Studies for Advancement was not justifiable under the consolidation portion of the Indiana Open Door Law.
“I have reviewed the study and school consolidation is only a very small portion of the text, and only tangentially referenced,” he wrote. “It is much more a resource efficiency guide.”

Posted on 2018 Jan 09
New White's CEO settling in

By Josh Sigler

When then--hite’s Residential Services CEO Dee Gibson announced in October 2016 that he was retiring, Ron Evans would often receive recruiting material trying to entice him to take the position.

Already the head of school at Traders Point Christian Academy in Indianapolis, the thought of a change wasn’t too intriguing to him. He was comfortable where he was.

He deleted the recruiting materials he’d received from the White’s recruiter a few times.

However, after a couple persuasive phone calls from the recruiter, Evans decided to look into it.

Posted on 2018 Jan 09
Sigler joins The Paper news staff

By The Paper staff

Josh Sigler joined the staff of The Paper of Wabash County on Jan. 2 as a general assignment reporter.

Sigler will replace Emma Rausch, who left to pursue a master’s degree at Indiana University Bloomington.

Sigler is a native of Tipton, and is a 2006 graduate of Manchester University.

Posted on 2018 Jan 09
County 4-H queen looks to state pageant in January

By Emma Rausch

On July 12, Mary Guisewhite was crowned the 2017 Wabash County 4-H Fair Pageant Queen, and on Jan. 5, she will be competing for the state pageant’s title.

From Friday, Jan. 5, through Sunday, Jan. 7, Guisewhite will be representing Wabash County in the 60th annual Indiana State Fair Queen Pageant, and preparation has been underway for some time now.
 

Posted on 2018 Jan 02
Beauchamp named Tall Sycamore

By Joseph Slacian

Michael Beauchamp was named a Tall Sycamore of the Wabash.

Beauchamp, a founding member of the Wabash River Defenders, received the award on Friday, Dec. 22, during a surprise presentation at Modoc’s Market.

He was lured to the business under the auspices of having a holiday celebration with other members of the Wabash River Defenders. When he arrived, he found about a dozen friends and fellow members of the group waiting for him.
 

Posted on 2018 Jan 02

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