Community Forum: “ CEASe to showcase Medora: One Town’s Fight to Survive” featuring the Film’s Director, Andrew Cohn PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Tuesday, 04 February 2014 00:00

CEASe of Scott County (Coalition to Eliminate the Abuse of Substances) would like to invite all of Scott County and surrounding counties to their next Community Forum: “Medora: One Town’s Fight to Survive” featuring the film’s director, Andrew Cohn and stars from the film on Thursday, February 6, 7 p.m., at the the Mid-America Science Park, 821 South Lake Road in Scottsburg. In America’s basketball heartland, four boys from rural Medora, Indiana fight to end their high school team’s losing streak, as their dwindling town faces the threat of extinction. Years ago, Medora, Indiana was a booming rural community with prosperous farms, an automotive parts factory, a brick plant, and a thriving middle class. The factories have since closed, crippling Medora’s economy and its pride. The population has slowly dwindled to around 500 people. Drug use is common, the school faces consolidation, and as one resident put it, “This town’s on the ropes.”

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New criminal initiative aimed at parents who continually don’t pay child support PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Tuesday, 04 February 2014 00:00

Not paying child support in Scott County is a very bad habit.

And non-custodial parents who continually do not pay their obligations to support their children will find themselves the target of a new criminal initiative of the Scott County Prosecutor’s Office.

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Funeral service conducted for Scottsburg businesswoman Kim Mitchell PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 29 January 2014 00:00

Kimberly Sue “Kim” Mitchell, co-owner of Mitchell Carpet Gallery in downtown Scottsburg, died on Thursday, January 23.

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Icy road conditions lead to many accidents; hours of scraping pay off in end PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Wednesday, 29 January 2014 00:00

Several motorists have learned in the past weeks that it just doesn’t pay to hurry when driving on an icy road.

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Pioneer who charted Scottsburg’s modern electrical system, James ‘Sy’ Satterly, dies PDF Print E-mail
The man who came along at the right time to help Scottsburg’s progress into a demanding future, James Truman ‘Sy” Satterly, died on Thursday, January 23, after a long battle with cancer.
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