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Jacob Wickham, a 17-year-old WHS student and Life Scout, will honorably retire American flags for his Boy Scout service project on July 4. (Photo by Michelle Williams) 0

Scout offers proper retirement for flags

By Michelle Williams Beginning in the Cub Scouts at age 8, Westfield High School student Jacob Wickham has been working his way through the ranks. Having transitioned to Boy Scouts, 17-year-old Wickham serves at...

From left, Kim Burr, Chris Sorensen, Debbie Laird, VP of development and transportation, Janus, Linda Turner, Lt. Governor Sue Ellsperman, Rusty Gasper, Bill Parker and Alex Cripe, doorways team leader, Janus. (Submitted photo) 0

New Janus president encourages growth

By Anna Skinner Janus Developmental Services, a business providing onsite and assistance programs and services to adults with developmental disability seeking employment out in the community, just elected a new president. Christina Sorensen has...

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2015 Westfield Primary Election results

WESTFIELD RESULTS—FINAL Mayor A. Cook—60.96% (2901 votes) J. Harpe—39.04% (1858 votes)   City Council At-Large J. Ake—29.28% (2566 votes) B. Jones—8.11% (711 votes) T. Smith—15.31% (1342 votes) C. Spoljaric—31.44% (2755 votes) R. Thomas—15.86% (1390...

Larisa Victor picks out a free sugar maple tree April 25 for Arbor Day at Asa Bales Park. (Photos by Anna Skinner) 0

Westfield braves the rain for trees

By Anna Skinner Despite the gray drizzle falling on April 25 that the 500 saplings probably enjoyed, the Westfield community still visited Asa Bales Park for the Arbor Day recognition. Melody Jones, Westfield Parks...

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2015 Westfield Primary Election Guide

Mayor Andy Cook (incumbent) Personal: Cook and his wife, Barbara, a physician assistant, are the parents of two sons and a daughter, and have nine grandchildren. After graduating from Northwestern High School near Kokomo,...

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Westfield recognized as a top place to work

By Anna Skinner On April 18, Westfield was named as one of the Top Workplaces for 2015. This ranking is based on Westfield employee survey feedback alone. A company called WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a research...