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Flying high

Civil Air Patrol squadron's open house designed to pique interest of students

Christina Verplatse is too young to get behind the wheel of a car -- but in the cockpit, she's an old pro.
Newcomb retires

Chief leaves beat after 33 years

Whitehall police Chief Mark Newcomb concluded a 33-year law enforcement career just as he had planned.
State report cards

Whitehall posts an 'F' in four of six categories

Whitehall Superintendent Brian Hamler said while the results of its latest report card are but one measure of the district's quality, it does not define the district and will not precipitate any change in course.
Police beat

Whitehall: Teens flee from car reportedly stolen, face charges

Whitehall police arrested three juveniles at 12:45 a.m. Sept. 10 on a variety of charges in connection with a stolen vehicle.

Rams together again

It took nearly a half-century, but lifelong Whitehall resident Roy Leggett received something he has wanted for most of his 66 years: a high school diploma.
Whitehall parks and recreation

Director will make way for 'progressive' replacement

Whitehall Parks and Recreation Director Steve Carr will retire effective Oct. 31 after the city's parks and recreation commission last week accepted his retirement notice.
Four Seasons Golf Center

City's plans for site hinge on judge's decision

Whitehall City Council doesn't need to be sold on the administration's vision for 37 acres that include Four Seasons Golf Center, 5000 E. Broad St., but it does need a favorable ruling from a Franklin County judge.
Police beat

Whitehall: Woman arrested for robbing store

Whitehall police arrested Dietra M. Powell, 32, of Columbus for robbery, a third-degree felony, at 8:45 a.m. Sept. 4 at Family Dollar, 5224 E. Main St.

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