Witter graduates from basic training

SAN ANTONIO -- U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Jackson H. Witter graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an Associate in Applied Science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Witter is the son of James and Jo Witter of David City and a 2017 graduate of Aquinas High School.

PCHS receives memorials

COLUMBUS -- The Platte County Historical Society received the following memorials and gifts during the month of October: In honor of Dorothy Glaser’s 85th birthday, by Karen Long, Kathryn Nadlman, Russ Glaser and Cheri Schrader; in memory of Mary Bierman, by Mr./Mrs. Gayle Mueller and Mr./Mrs. Arden Saalfeld; in memory of Rogene Brown, by Bernetta Berlin and Lyle and Patricia Ernst; in memory of Linda Legenza, by Mr./Mrs. Vernon Korte; in memory of DeLellis Luchsinger, by Jane Fickel and Dorothy Struebing; in memory of Richard Peterson, by Betty Greiner; in memory of Roger Schrader, by Cheri Schrader and Betty Tarr; in memory of Linda Zahnley, by members of PCHS Board of Directors and Cheri Schrader.