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April 21, 2014

Coats office visits Peru, bridge work beginning, GOP chooses chairman

Coats having Peru office hours

A staff member representing U.S. Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) will visit Peru in Miami County at 10 a.m. Thursday to meet with local residents and assist Hoosiers experiencing problems with a federal agency. The visit will take place in Peru City Hall, 35 S. Broadway, Peru.Bridge work begins in Delphi

DELPHI — Volunteers are being sought to help starting Saturday with the restoration of the Gray Bridge in the Wabash and Erie Canal Park, 1030 N. Washington St. in Delphi.

Canal park volunteers and others will start replacing the decking on the 1913 iron bridge over the Wabash and Erie Canal beginning 9 a.m. Saturday, with a rain date of May 3. Free lunch will be provided by Psi Iota Xi sorority.

Planks for the deck will be cut on-site with a portable sawmill from logs donated by Pike Lumber.

For more information about “Decking Day,” contact Dan McCain at 765-412-4308 or mccain@carlnet.org.

County GOP chooses chairman

Republican Precinct Committeemen elected a new county chairman, Rich McClain, when they met April 14.

McClain had been a precinct committeeman for 18 years before serving as a State Representative for 18 years for the Logansport area. He stated he was happy to be back serving again with the precinct committeemen for the next three

Also elected was Nancy Heckard Rhodes, a lifetime resident of Cass County. Rhodes spoke of her father, Don Heckard, who was well known by all present, often called Mr. Republican, and hoped he would be glad to know that she was taking her first political position when she accepted the Vice Chair of the County Republican Party.

Both will serve with Destry Richey, Central Committee Secretary, and David Richey, Central Committee Treasurer.

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