?Clark County Election Board seeks Poll Workers PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 08 October 2008 00:00
    The Clark County Election Board is seeking qualified individuals to work the general election on Tuesday, November 4.
    Clark County has 73 precincts and the Election Board needs to fill six positions in each precinct. These are paid positions.
    In addition, poll workers will receive additional compensation for attending mandatory training. Training will be held on Sunday, October 12 and 19 at 2 p.m.
    Qualified individuals must be at least 18 years old and a registered voter of Clark County. Becoming a
poll worker also means that you are willing to commit to work a 13 hour shift on Election Day, beginning at 5:30 a.m.
    If you are interested in working the election, applications are available in the Voter Registration Office, located in the Clark County Government Center, Room 131. The deadline to complete an application is Wednesday, October 15.
    For more information, contact Voter Registration at (812) 285-6329.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 October 2008 09:52
 
?Former CVFD Property Officer arrested for allegedly misusing department credit cards PDF Print E-mail
Written by Janna Ross   
Wednesday, 08 October 2008 00:00
    A former Charlestown Volunteer Fire Department Property Officer/Purchasing Agent was arrested Monday afternoon for the alleged misuse of a credit card and gas card belonging to the department.
    Bruce A. Pigman, 35, was arrested after a warrant was issued out of Clark County Superior Court #3.
    “We have filed the arrest warrant,” Clark County Prosecutor Steve Stewart stated on Monday morning.
    Stewart received the information regarding Pigman from the Indiana State Police Detective David Makowsky a few weeks ago.
    Makowsky was assigned the investigation after Charlestown Volunteer Fire Department President Charlie Moon contacted the Indiana State Police regarding the possible misuse of the credit and fuel cards.  Makowsky’s investigation began in early September and was completed by mid-September. His investigation resulted in the arrest warrant issued Monday.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 October 2008 09:56
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?Charlestown Block Watch meetings reminders PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 08 October 2008 00:00
    All Charlestown residents are invited to attend the Block Watch Meeting scheduled for your district.
    If you are unsure in which district you live, feel free to contact any of the individuals listed below. Mark your calendar so you don’t forget!
    District 1 – Thursday, October 23– 6:30 p.m. at Arts and Enrichment Center; 999 Water Street.  (Note: A clean-up day followed by a cook-out at the Church Street Park will again be re-scheduled.) Contact Block Watch Captains Mike and Kay Vaughn at 812-989-9350 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
    District 2 meets the second Monday of each month– 6:30 p.m. at Arts and Enrichment Center, 999 Water Street.  Their next meeting will be October 13. Contact Block Watch Captains Melissa Crawford at 256-4851 or George Roberts at 256-5807 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
    District 3 has scheduled their next meeting for this Thursday, October 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the Arts and Enrichment Center; 999 Water Street. Contact Councilman Scott McKechnie at 256-2279 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
    District 4 – Thursday, October 23 – 6:30 at Arts and Enrichment Center; 999 Water Street. Contact Councilman Roberts at 256-6443 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
    Mayor’s Assistant Ruthie Jackson at City Hall can also be reached at 256-3422. Come join us and get involved!
Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 October 2008 10:10
 
?CPD K-9 Officers assist in making two recent drug arrests PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 08 October 2008 00:00

    On September 17 Charlestown Officers Anthony Snell and K-9 Officer Adam Clark acted on information they had received in reference to 21 year old Ashley Collins of Louisville possibly selling narcotics in the southern Indiana area and specifically in Charlestown.
    Officers established probable cause to stop Collins on Clark Road in the Pleasant Ridge neighborhood in Charlestown.  
    K-9 Officer Adam Clark and his narcotic certified dog, K-9 Aowie, conduct an outer perimeter sniff of the vehicle which yielded a positive alert response to the presence of narcotics.  
    A search of the vehicle revealed that Collins had several ounces of crack cocaine, white powder cocaine, several pills of the scheduled drug Oxycontin, as well as several items of drug paraphernalia and digital scales inside the vehicle.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 October 2008 10:45
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?Clark County River Friendly Farmer to be honored PDF Print E-mail
Written by Janna Ross   
Wednesday, 30 July 2008 00:00
? ?Their conservation plans include no-tilling farming, water and sediment control basins, filter strips, grassed waterways or other best management practices that allow them to manage their farms as one applicant said “in a way to address all resource concerns...from soil erosion on cropland, to water quality...to wildlife habitat.” Their ultimate goal is to preserve and protect Indiana’s natural resources for their own family farm and for future generations.
    They are the 2008 recipients of the River Friendly Farmer Award- an annual honor presented by the Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation District (LASWCD) and its 92 Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs). The award is a join venture with Indiana Farm Bureau, Inc. and the ISDA Division of Soil Conservation. The 65 statewide recipients will be honored on Farmer’s Day during the Indiana State Fair this year. The ceremony will be held on Wednesday, August 13 at 2 p.m. in the 4-H Exhibit Hall auditorium, and the public is invited to attend.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 July 2008 11:00
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