When the State Board of Education at a meeting last week approved changes to how teachers and school administrators are licensed in Indiana, the vote was 9-2.
One of the two board members to vote in opposition was Adams Central Superintendent Mike Pettibone.
"He's a great kid, works hard and sure doesn't let his disabilities hold him back," said Woodlan wrestling Coach Tony Girod of a member of his varsity squad.
Girod was referring to sophomore Nic Hoot, who wrestles at 113 pounds — despite his lack of a left foot, a lower right leg (from the knee) and some fingers.
Nic was born in Russia without the extremities, apparently caused by a botched abortion.
If you're walking your dog, or plan to dump your grass clippings or other dead vegetation, you may want to make sure you're following the rules.
Monroe Town Marshal Dio Hernandez told the Monroe Town Council on Thursday night that he has received several complaints from residents living near the retention area on the southwest side of town that someone has been dumping grass clippings, and even old pumpkins, in the retention ditch.