Educators put new performance pay formula under microscope PDF Print E-mail

The Indiana General Assembly passed a new educational measure in 2011 that will directly and dynamically affect how teachers earn their keep in the classroom. The new law, sometimes called the “performance pay” funding formula, incorporates student’s standardized test scores into the equation for the first time ever.

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Floyd Central’s Emerald guard has great season PDF Print E-mail

Floyd Central Emerald Guard competed in the TriState Circuit (Ohio, Kentucky, & Indiana) Winter Guard Championships on March 31.  They traveled to Ryle High School in Union, KY and competed against 13 other high school winter guard units.  As they “took the floor in championship competition” they were undefeated.  They captured the Championship title in Scholastic Class A-2 for the first time.  In 2010, they received a bronze.  They will now move up to Scholastic Class A.

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Daniels will have company in Parade PDF Print E-mail

Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels won’t be the only motorcycle riding in the parade. He will be joined by The Indiana Patriot Guard Riders.

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Civil War comes alive as Morgan’s Raid again rages through Corydon PDF Print E-mail

 

The blast of cannons and the piercing ring of reveille will punctuate the southern Indiana countryside this July, as dozens of soldiers reenact the famous Civil War Battle of Corydon, which originally took place July 9, 1863. The dramatic reenactment will take place July 7-8, 2012.  Events, such as reveille, encampment, demonstrations and military ball are held at Hayswood Nature Reserve, just a short distance from the historic battlefield.   A special reenactment of Morgan’s Raid will gallop into downtown Corydon at high noon, just as they did in 1863 with Confederate soldiers pillaging local shops, homes and buildings. Following the downtown raid reenactment, visit Governor Hendricks’ House, which was home to solider William Porter during the 1863 Battle of Corydon.    While there try authentic Civil War recipes such as, spoon bread and pickled water.

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Praise Day at Pekin Park will end with Christian Rap group ‘DevilProof’ PDF Print E-mail

Kevin Chapman, rap name “Kevlar” and DuJuan Presley, “Dbomb” make up the Christian Rap Group, “DevilProof,” that will perform on Sunday July 1 at approximatley 5:00 p.m.
The performance is part of “Praise Day at Pekin Park.”

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