BURKETTSVILLE - Several small post offices in the area are reducing hours of operation to help the financially strapped federal postal service save money.
A U.S. Postal Service representative on Tuesday announced Burkettsville's office will have its weekday hours cut in half to four hours - likely 12:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Mondays through Fridays - starting sometime in March. Saturday hours of 8 to 11:45 a.m. will remain. [More]
ROCKFORD - A northern Mercer County group is trying to stop the development of wind turbines in the area.
Roy Thompson, chairman of the newly-formed group Neighbors United, asked Rockford Village Council members during a meeting Tuesday to consider passing a turbine ban ordinance for the village. Council members made no comments on the request; the village administrator asked that another meeting be held to discuss the issue. [More]
CONVOY - Tuesday night was supposed to be a big test for Celina's girls basketball team when the 16-2 Bulldogs traveled to Convoy to take on the 17-1 Crestview Knights.
Pressure defense and a dominant showing in offensive rebounding helped Celina ace the test with an impressive 60-42 win over the Knights as the Bulldogs extended their winning streak to 13 games. [More]