Houchin, Rhoads honor local essay winner PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 08:28

State Sen. Erin Houchin (R-Salem) congratulates Palmyra fourth-grader Olivia Abner for winning first place in this year’s Statehood Day essay contest.

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Borden Christmas Decorating Contest PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 00:00

The Town of Borden is pleased to announce that it is once again time for their annual  “Christmas Decorating Contest”.  This event has become very popular among Borden residents and seems to be enjoyed by everyone who appreciates Christmas decorations. 

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General election voter turnout report for state and local counties PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Tuesday, 09 December 2014 11:20

Today, Secretary of State Connie Lawson announced that 30 percent, or 1,388,965, of Indiana’s 4.5 million registered voters cast a vote in the November 4 General Election. The 2014 election was the one in the twelve-year cycle in which there was not a gubernatorial or senate race on the ballot. The last time this occurred was in 2002, when voter turnout was 39 percent.

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Very cold shooting night dooms Eastern in loss to Scottsburg PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Tuesday, 09 December 2014 11:17

Musketeers rebound
with big win over
West Washington

The Eastern boys’ basketball team must have fallen on hard times financially because they couldn’t buy a three-point basket in Tuesday’s (Dec. 2), 71-56, loss to visiting Scottsburg.

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Lifeguard class offered PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 03 December 2014 08:26

The YMCA of Harrison County will be offering a YMCA Lifeguard Class designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to be a lifeguard and professional rescuer.

Participants will be certified in CPR pro, basic first aid and emergency oxygen administration. Course presents information on the skills and knowledge lifeguards need in pool, lake, river, surf and water park environments. The comprehensive course offers up-to-date information on how to lifeguard by anticipating and preventing problems before they occur and by taking action to help those in danger when necessary.

The course also covers safety skills, accident prevention, scanning, guarding techniques, emergency systems, rescue skills, first aid in aquatic environments, spinal injury management, open water dangers, legal responsibility, pool management and info on how to get a job as a lifeguard.

This course is for ages 16 and older and will be instructed by the YMCA of Harrison County Program Coordinator of Aquatics, Elizabeth Frazier. The course will take place December 27, 2 – 4:15 p.m., January 2, 4 – 9 p.m., January 3, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., January 9, 4 – 9 p.m. and January 10, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the YMCA of Harrison County.

The cost is $160 for YMCA of Harrison County members and $180 for Program Participants.

To register, stop by the YMCA of Harrison County at 198 Jenkins Ct. NE in Corydon.

For more information, call Program Coordinator - Aquatics, Elizabeth Frazier, at the YMCA of Harrison County 812-734-0770.

The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Across the U.S., 2,687 Ys engage 21 million men, women and children – regardless of age, income or background – to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation’s health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. Anchored in more than 10,000 communities, the Y has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change. ymca.net

 
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