Frolic, Fly-In, Quilt Show next in line-up of local festivals, events PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 23 August 2017 13:21



Festivals in Scott County which are family-friendly and offer free entertainment, great eats, interesting booths and lots of activities include:

? Leota Frolic on Friday and Saturday, August 25 and 26, in the Finley Township village of Leota which features the only covered bridge in Scott County. Set a spell and enjoy the music, folks and booths. Food provided by the Finley Township Volunteer Fire Department.

? Scottsburg Airport Fly-In on Friday and Saturday, September 8 and 9, at the privately owned airport maintained on South Lake Road, Scottsburg. Visit and enjoy talking with the Indy Air Hogs. Members of the organization will be flying their single-person paragliders mornings and late afternoons/evenings, depending on weather conditions. Saturday ends with a fabulous fireworks display preceded by release of lighted Japanese lanterns.

? Museum Quilters’ Quilt Show on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 8, 9 and 10, at the Scott County Heritage Center and Museum at 1050 South Main Street, Scottsburg. Gaze at an eclectic collection of quilts, pillows, wall hangings and more and vote for your favorite. Enter a quilt by calling 812-752-1050.

?Annual “We Care” Car Show on the downtown square in Scottsburg on Sunday, September 24, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Browse through a mix of classic and antique cars, trucks, tractors and motorcycles free of charge. Those entering vehicles in the show will be eligible for door prizes, and there’ll be music and plenty to eat as well. For more information, contact Marty and Brenda Clegg of the Falls City Mustang Club at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Mary Miller of I105.3 FM at 812-752-3688 or at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

? Austin Firemen’s Festival on Friday and Saturday, October 6 and 7, on the grounds of the Jennings Township Volunteer Fire Department in downtown Austin. Fish will be fried and consumed and plenty of booths are promised as well as musical entertainment all the time and hayrides in the evenings.

? “Tales at Pigeon Roost” is planned by staff and volunteers of the Scott County Historical Society and the Heritage Center and Museum at the Pigeon Roost Monument for Friday, October 13. The event will feature gripping stories, but the evening is designed with families in mind. Tales will be told around a bonfire, and families are welcome to come early and enjoy picnic meals or roast hot dogs and marshmallows. Reservations will not be taken for this outdoor event. Donations to the museum’s operating fund will be appreciated.

? Scottsburg Main Street’s Halloween Night in downtown Scottsburg. Over 1,300 children enjoyed this event with their parents last year, thanks to supporting businesses on and around the square and summer-like weather. Dress up and visit each business to receive candy and other treats. The date of this free event will be announced later.

? Courtyard Christmas and lighted parade in downtown Scottsburg on Saturday, November 25. Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus will be coming to town in style as part of the lighted parade at 6 p.m. The jolly couple will also be at Santa’s Workshop in the courtyard square to visit with children and hand out candy treats. Look for supporting businesses which will remain open and offer meal and treat specials, and grab a horse-drawn carriage ride as part of the holiday fun.

Warrior Football Starts Off First Varsity Game With Victory Over Clarksville 65-14 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 23 August 2017 13:17



For over 30 years Scottsburg has been missing something, and now finally, varsity football is back. The Warriors Kicked off the season right with a 65-14 win over Clarksville on Aug. 18.

The first few minutes of the first quarter started out a little rocky when a touchdown was called back, but once the Warriors got the swing of things they really brought the heat. #21 Hunter Myers made a 44 yard run up to the 10 yard line, #7 Skylar Combs received the ball and made the Warrior’s first touchdown of the night. The two point conversion failed. At the end of the first quarter Scottsburg was in the lead 12-0.

”The offense did an excellent job. They didn't just stop at the line of scrimmage, they kept going onto the second level without stopping,” said varsity quarterback Trent Potter.

In the final drive of the second quarter, #2 Trent Potter runs 40 yards over a couple of plays and throws a 20 yard touchdown pass to #85 Kaden Sparkman. Ending the first half with a score of 32-14.

“Our defense didn’t really get going until the second quarter, that’s when we really starting shutting them down,” said #45 Brantley Deaton.

Myers opened up the second half with a 26 yard kickoff return followed up with a 41 yard run to the 1 yard line. Skylar Combs ran it in as the Warriors made quick work of the opening, finishing it off with a good conversion. #16 Tristian Mckinney sacks the Clarksville quarterback for a turnover on downs. Two plays later, Trent Potter makes a touchdown pass to Skylar Combs. At the end of the third quarter the score was 46-14.

In the last quarter, Myers set the school record for the most touchdowns in a game with 6. With 327 Yards Rushing and 6 TD's Senior RB Hunter Myers accomplished the following feats:

First in the nation (Tie)/First in Indiana - 6 Total TD's

Third in the nation Points Scored (Tie)/First in Indiana 36 points scored.

Third in the nation/1st in Indiana - 327 Rushing Yards

Breaks the SHS Football Record 6 TD's in a Game, previously held by Kenny Rose

Second Most Rushing Yards in Program History (Kenny Rose had 405 vs. Paoli 1971) It was an awesome night for Hunter Myers! He thanked his Offensive Line immediately after the game for clearing the way.

The final score was 65-14, giving the Warriors their first victory in over 30 years without varsity football in 30 years.


Nine-year-old riding bike killed in accident by his home PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 23 August 2017 07:57

A nine-year-old boy died at the scene when he was struck by a passing van while riding his bicycle near his home.

County Fair Board releases list of upcoming events at Scott County fairgrounds PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 23 August 2017 00:00

A busy late summer/early autumn is being planned by directors of the Scott County Fair Association.

17-year-old charged as adult in May shooting pleads guilty PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 16 August 2017 08:33

A teenager who was videoed in a city park shooting a man appeared in Scott Circuit Court on Tuesday morning, August 8, and entered a guilty plea to one of five charges filed against him.

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