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Whitley BOE names Oak Grove early learning center in honor of Delmar Mahan

During the nearly 27 years that Delmar Mahan served on the Whitley County Board of Education, his primary focus was always on the students. “He always believed that the kids of Whitley County, the students and the community should have the very best,” Whitley County...
Posted On 04 Sep 2019

Whitley BOE renames early learning center after late board member

The Whitley County Board of Education began Thursday’s monthly meeting with a moment of silence in honor of the late Delmar Mahan, who previously served on the board for over 26 years including several years as board chairman. Then board member Kenneth Carr delivered a prayer for...
Posted On 17 Jul 2019

Delmar Mahan honored for his service to Whitley County Board of Education

When Delmar Mahan became a member of the Whitley County Board of Education in January 1991, it was two years after the school district was found to be academically deficient and came under state management. “We were not in the basement. We were in the cellar at the time,” Mahan...
Posted On 20 Dec 2017

In surprise move, Delmar Mahan announces resignation from Whitley BOE

The Whitley County Board of Education is losing one of its longest serving and most recognized board members. At the close of a special called board meeting late Thursday afternoon, long time board member Delmar Mahan announced that he would be resigning from the board. “This is...
Posted On 19 Oct 2017