TAKING OFFICE: Elected officials launch into new term
COLUMBIA CITY — New Year’s Day met local politicians with a ceremony to officially begin their terms.On Tuesday elected officials gathered at the Whitley County Courthouse for the swearing-in ceremony. Among those officials being sworn in were Don Amber and Tom Rethlake as county commissioners; Bill Overdeer, Paula Reimers and Tom Western as members of county council; Laurell Hodges took office as treasurer; in the position of surveyor was Ron McNeal and Randy Dellinger took office as the county’s coroner.For a more in-depth look at this story, see the Jan. 3 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.