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2 more sheriff candidates enter race

By Joseph Slacian
jslacian@thepaperofwabash.com

Two more Republicans have filed paperwork with the Wabash County Clerk’s office to be included on the May Primary ballot in the race for Wabash County Sheriff.


Ryan Baker and Edgill “Steve” Hicks filed paperwork on Friday, Jan. 26, and Monday, Jan. 29, respectively. Both previously announced their intentions to seek the GOP nomination.


They join Walter Woods and George “Ryan” Short, who previously filed.
 

Posted on 2018 Jan 30
Manchester U to mark 50th anniversary of MLK talk

From the MU News Bureau

NORTH MANCHSTER -- On Feb. 1, 2018, it will be exactly 50 years since Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his address “The Future of Integration” at Manchester University. It was his last speech at a campus before he was slain.


The University has planned several events that day to honor King’s legacy.
 

Posted on 2018 Jan 23
Promise students earn $45,000-plus

By The Paper staff

The Community Foundation of Wabash County recently released first quarter statistics for the Promise Scholarship Program. In its second school year, 1,088 Wabash County fourth through eighth grade students are now participating in the program.
In the first quarter of the 2017-2018 school year, students earned $19,390 towards their future college and career expenses.

By completing classroom assignments, participating in college-go activities, and regularly saving money, students collectively earned another $25,950(need to add in q2 savings match) in the second quarter. In total, $45,340 was awarded to these students’ Promise Scholarship accounts for first semester.
 

Posted on 2018 Jan 23
WCS hands out Apache Spirit Awards

By Josh Sigler
jsigler@thepaperofwabash.com

A pair of Apache Spirit Awards were handed out during the Tuesday, Jan. 16, Wabash City Schools school board meeting to student Bethany Pier and maintenance staff employee Bruce Maxwell.


“We have over the last couple years incorporated The Apache Way Spirit Award to recognize students and employees and community members who really embody the Apache Way of doing the right things the right way every day,” WCS Superintendent Jason Callahan said.
 

Posted on 2018 Jan 23
Illusionists to perform at Ford Theater

By The Paper staff

Live from Broadway, The Illusionists will perform at the Honeywell Center on Tuesday, Feb. 13, at 7:30 p.m.


This program, sponsored by D&J Radabaugh Construction, showcases the talents of five illusionists.


The Illusionists will dazzle audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on stage. 

Posted on 2018 Jan 23
Givens won't seek re-election for third term as commissioner

By Josh Sigler
jsigler@thepaperofwabash.com

WABASH -- County Commissioner Scott Givens revealed Tuesday, Jan. 16 that he will not seek re-election.


Givens, who is completing his third term as county commissioner, said time restraints are causing him to step away.


“I’m just more involved in my business, and the meetings here take a lot more time than they did initially 12 years ago,” Givens said. “We do a lot more attendance of meetings and discussions.”
 

Posted on 2018 Jan 23
WCS board hears Incubatoredu presentation

By Josh Sigler
jsigler@thepaperofwabash.com

The Wabash City Schools school board heard a presentation about the prospects of a promising business class program during the Tuesday, Jan. 16, meeting at the L.H. Carpenter Center.


Uncharted Learning's Incubatoredu is a program geared toward helping students incorporate a business-centric base into their regular curriculum.
 

Posted on 2018 Jan 23
2nd sheriffs candidate files papers

By Joseph Slacian
jslacian@thepaperofwabash.com

G. Ryan Short became the second candidate for Wabash County Sheriff to file his candidacy papers for the May Primary Election.


Short filed Tuesday to seek the Republican nomination for the post now held by Sheriff Bob Land.


Land is finishing his second term and is prohibited by state statute from seeking a third consecutive term.
 

Posted on 2018 Jan 23

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