Community-Wide Safety and Awareness Fair on Jan. 14 PDF Print E-mail

The Scott County AmeriCorp, New Hope Services, and Prevent Child Abuse, Scott County Council are partnering to host a community wide Safety and Awareness Fair on Saturday, January 14, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at three locations in Scott County. The Fair will be held at the Scott County Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Austin, Lexington Fire Department and Scottsburg Armory.

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United Way Accepting 2012 Grant Applications PDF Print E-mail

United Way of Scott County is seeking programs that address the changing human service needs of Scott County residents.
These programs should be held within the geographical confines of the county and available and accessible to all.
United Way is especially interested in funding programs that deal with its three vision areas: Investing in Children, Promoting Health and Independence, and Helping Families in Crisis.

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Farm Credit Purchases Firefighting Gear for Lexington Fire Department PDF Print E-mail

Farm Credit Services of Mid-America recently presented a check for $1,750 to the Lexington Township Volunteer Fire Department. The gift will completely outfit one volunteer fireman with a new set of firefighting gear.
“This donation will really help us out,” said Terry Walker, Lexington Fire Chief. “We needed to replace seven sets of turnout (firefighting) gear this year and we didn’t have enough money to replace of them all. Those older sets were obsolete and past the OSHA ten-year replacement date, and some had holes in them or were otherwise in sad shape. This donation will allow us to put gear on one more of our members and is greatly appreciated.”

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Next three food distributions now planned for 2012 at Austin church hall PDF Print E-mail

New food distributions of USDA commodities have been planned for the first three months in 2012, announced Nelson Spaulding, director of the Scott County Community Clearinghouse. Generally, each of the distributions that have been held since June in Scott County have seen an increase in the number of people accepting additional foodstuffs to help their families through the month.

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Three arrested on same day home burglaries reported to Sheriff's Department PDF Print E-mail

 

 

 

Two men and a woman are now facing a variety of charges in connection with three home burglaries committed on Thursday, December 22, near Scottsburg and Lexington.

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