New voting method should avoid delays School budget voters will see a new process when they go to the polls May 17. Superintendent Mark Bessen told the Granville Board of Education Monday night the new method of voting will be just a bit different, but should streamline the process going forward. “I’m suggesting […]
When the Granville High School ‘Green Team’ heard the announcement, they were stunned to say the least. Not because they had won, but because according to the announcement – they hadn’t. The team members had a number of reasons to believe they should be finalists in the 2011 Union College Rube Goldberg Contest held Saturday, […]
Horde softball takes two of three The Granville Golden Horde softball team finished off its pre-spring break schedule with a dominating win over visiting Warrensburg, 18-2, to cap an up and down week for the team. The non-league win comes on the heels of another close loss to a Wasaren League opponent for […]
The annual school play in Whitehall is much more than your typical school function. The play has become interwoven into the fabric of the community. This year’s production, “Once Upon a Mattress,” will be staged at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 1 and at 2 and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 2 in the auditorium […]
It was a general store, a historic landmark, a business and a home, but now it’s gone. A fire heavily damaged the Bedlam Corners General Store in Hebron Friday morning, Dec. 10, leaving two people without a place to live, a business to operate and a community without a place to get a cup of […]
The Whitehall Town Council started its Nov. 17 meeting faced with a 15.36-percent tax rate increase to fund the 2011 town spending plan. In the end, the councilmen were able to cut the final number to 13.62-percent, but it was not easy. Members of the council voted to not give any pay raises to elected […]
The meeting that left the town of Whitehall with an adopted spending plan for 2011 ended with fireworks on Wednesday, Nov. 17, with several heated exchanges betwwen elected officials and town employees. After the meeting, which saw the board adopt a budget with an increase on 13.62-percent after starting the day faced with a 15-plus […]
David Waters does not want it to go away. At the Whitehall town board meeting on Feb. 11, Waters approached the members of the board about new findings after appointed highway superintendent Louie Pratt completed his inventory review of the town garage.