Soybean producer Tom Griffiths of Kendallville was appointed to a three-year term on the national United Soybean Board. The industry-funded research and promotion board consists of 73 members who were nominated by state soybean boards. Griffiths is chairman of the Indiana Soybean Alliance board of directors.
Erica (Aschliman) Lehman joined Coldwell Banker Holloway as a broker associate.
Kevin Sills joined Ossian State Bank as vice president and business banker.
Coldwell Banker Roth Wehrly Graber real estate agents receiving their SRES designation are Ann Marquardt, Barbara Sanderson, BetteSue Rowe, Cindy Griffin Malone, Garry Marquardt, James DeBender, Kris Stickler, Laura Kinner, Pat Lydy, Sue Teasdale, Tony Picillo and William Biggs.
Officer Jason Baker was promoted to sergeant with the Bluffton Police Department.
Chief Master Sgt. Ricky Smith, originally from Fort Wayne and with the 621 Contingency Response Wing, recently received the Bronze Star Medal Award.