ISP updates road conditions within the Sellersburg district PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Thursday, 20 January 2011 00:00
Current road conditions within the Sellersburg District of the Indiana State Police, which includes, Clark, Floyd, Harrison, Scott, and Washington Counties, are as follows:
  • I-65, right lane, mostly wet with slick spots up to the 20 mile marker where there north it turns to snow and ice.
  • I-65, left lane, mostly wet with slick spots to the 20 mile marker where there north it turns to snow and ice.
  • I-64, right lane, mostly wet with slick spots.
  • I-64, left lane, mostly snow covered with slick spots.
  • I-265 right lane, mostly wet with slick spots.
  • I-265 left lane, mostly wet with slick spots.
  • State and U.S. Highways are mostly snow covered and do contain some slick and hazardous spots, especially in Scott and Washington Counties.
  • Secondary roads, (county roads) are snow and ice covered with snow and ice cover depending on the county you are in. These county roads are extremely    slick and hazardous.
Citizens can access road and weather information by going to TrafficWise.IN.gov or by calling 1-800-261-7623 (for statewide conditions).

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 January 2011 09:29
 
NH teachers’ contract settled by board PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Tuesday, 18 January 2011 00:00

The North Harrison Board of School Trustees approved 4-0 a new contract with the corporation’s teachers at the board’s regular monthly meeting Thursday night in the North Harrison High School Auditeria.
The atmosphere was one of relief more than joy at the meeting. North Harrison Supt. John Roeder was aware of the atmosphere himself.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 January 2011 15:11
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FCHS boys hold off late NH charge PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Tuesday, 18 January 2011 00:00

Floyd starts off with 14-0 lead over NH; hangs on for 48-33 victory
It’s a good thing that the Floyd Central Highlanders got off to a 14-0 start in their home contest with the North Harrison Cougars Saturday night, because the Cougars outscored them only 34-33 the rest of the way.
The opening onslaught took place over the first seven minutes of the game, and it forced North Harrison into two time outs by the 1:01 mark in the 1st quarter.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 January 2011 15:13
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Mitch Daniels State of the State transcript PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Thursday, 13 January 2011 00:00

2011 STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS
JANUARY 11, 2011
Mr. Speaker, members of the Assembly, Hoosier friends and neighbors, thank you yet again for the privilege of this platform.  
For most of us, one of the strongest memories of our youth is that great school teacher, that magical man or woman who somehow reached us, and stretched us, and in the process left indelible recollections. For me, one of those was Bob Watson—still, today, Mr. Watson to me—who introduced us to the mysteries of the periodic table in high school chemistry.  In addition to mixing potions that suddenly turned purple, and terrifying pop quizzes, Mr. Watson was famous for his aphorisms, little sayings so often repeated that his students still smile and recite them to each other decades later. And the most frequently applied of all Watson’s wisdoms was: “Good things come to those who wait. Patience is the essence of life.”

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 January 2011 12:17
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Star Hill Road project continues forward PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Tuesday, 11 January 2011 00:00

There is good news for folks in the Borden and Starlight areas as the “Star Hill Road” project took a step forward last Thursday.
In addition to passing a motion to seek financial help for the project from the Clark-Floyd Counties Convention and Tourism Bureau, the commissioners also approved allocating $50,000 to help the project move forward.
That $50,000 will be combined with $50,000 that was pledged by the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) and $50,000 that is being acquired by the Borden Community Development group.
Jeff Hunt, who is a member of that group said the funding will be used to finish the final engineering and to work on securing right-of-way.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 January 2011 11:11
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