Pirate baseball defeats Salem, earns Sectional title PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 11 June 2009 00:00
    The Pirate Baseball team (22?8) outlasted the Salem Lions in the Championship game of the Class 3A #30 Sectional, hosted by Silver Creek High School.  
    The Pirates earn the victory 7?6 in extra innings.  
    The Sectional crown is only the second in school baseball history, the first title came in 1999.  "What a wild ride!  I can't say enough about the kids and their effort in this tournament, especially tonight.  It definitely wasn't easy and we really had to battle to win.  Salem is a good ball club and my hat is off to them for a hard fought contest tonight.  We are extremely excited to get this victory for our players, fans, coaches, and our school.  It took everyone on our roster to make this happen and I just can't say enough about the guys and how proud I am of each and every one of them," stated Coach Ricky Romans.
Last Updated on Thursday, 11 June 2009 10:45
 
CPD makes recent drug arrest PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 03 June 2009 00:00

    On May 21, Charlestown Reserve Officer Josh Campbell received an anonymous tip by a local business employee that there was possible drug activity taking place on the premises.  
    Upon Officer Campbell’s arrival he met with an employee who advised that a female had entered the business to purchase an item. While attempting to pay for the item the female dumped out her purse in order to obtain additional monies when a bag of approximately 3.1 grams of suspected crack cocaine fell out of her purse and onto the counter.  
    The employee explained to Officer Campbell that the female (who was later identified as 26 year-old Ruth E. Daulton of Charlestown), had not immediately discovered that the substance had fallen out of her purse until she went to leave the business in her car. The employee explained to Officer Campbell that Daulton began to search her vehicle and purse for the item when Police were called.
    Daulton was confronted by Officer Campbell in the business parking lot. By this time K-9 Officer Adam Clark and Sgt. Darren Baker arrived to assist. Subsequent to Officer Campbell’s investigation Daulton was arrested and charged with A-Felony Possession of a Narcotic Drug and A-Felony Intent to Deal in Cocaine or a Narcotic Drug.  
    This case is still under investigation, if you have any additional information regarding this case you are encouraged to call Charlestown Police Department at 812-256-6345. All callers can remain anonymous.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 June 2009 10:57
 
Charlestown Founders Day parade set for Saturday, June 27 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 03 June 2009 00:00
    It’s almost here, one of the biggest annual events in Southern Indiana, the Charlestown Founder’s Day Festival Parade and Float Contest; themed “Family, Friends, & Fun”.   Festival Parade and Float Contest promises to be a great event!  
    The parade will travel, beginning at 10:30 a.m., along Market Street from Park to Main Streets on Saturday morning, June 27. The parade will feature the Charlestown Founders Day Prince and Princess as well as many other distinguished guests.  
    National celebrity Patrick Henry Hughes and his family will be the honored guests as the Grand Marshall. You may recognize Patrick Henry Hughes as he has been featured on ESPN, ABC-TV, Oprah, CBS-TV, The Ellen Show, Extreme Make Over Home Edition, FOX-TV, CSTV, NBC-TV, The Grand Ole Opry, People Magazine, Sports Illustrated, Star Magazine, and many, many others. His first book, I am Potential, is published and available around the country/world.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 June 2009 10:58
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CHS boys basketball camp to be held PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 03 June 2009 00:00
    Charlestown High School Pirate basketball coach Sean Smith is pleased to announce the upcoming basketball camps.
    The elementary camp dates for students in rising grades kindergarten through second grade will be June 8 to 12 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon. The camp for rising grades third through fifth grades will be 1 to 3 p.m. The cost of the camp is $30.
    The middle school camp dates for students in rising grades sixth through eighth is June 15-19 and June 22-25. The camp will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The cost of the nine day camp is $50.
    All checks should be made payable to Charlestown Boys Basketball Camps.
    Participants in the camp should come dressed in shorts, t-shirts and basketball shoes. Bottled water, sports drinks and candy will also be available for purchase at camp.
    The Charlestown Pirates basketball camps are designed to provide the youth of Charlestown with a rewarding and enjoyable experience with the game of basketball. Coach Smith and staff, along with high school players, will provide positive instruction in the fundamentals of basketball with a strong emphasis on shooting, ball handling/passing, offensive moves, teamwork and sportsmanship.
    Campers will also receive a camp t-shirt and daily awards and prizes.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 June 2009 10:59
 
Country Thyme Garden Club to host Luncheon PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 03 June 2009 00:00
    The Country Thyme Garden Club of Henryville will host a luncheon on June 6 at Country Lake Christian Retreat.
    The luncheon will feature demonstrations by Jack Myers, basketry, George Mitz, oil painting, and weaving by Barbara. Speakers will be Bob Hill, unusual plants, Brian Lowery, Indiana native Orchids, and Helen Trueblood, Master Gardener and former judge of flowers.
    Tickets purchased in advance are $25 each. Mail to Country Thyme Friends Garden Club c/o Martha Hawkins, 10311 Brownstown Rd., Henryville, IN 47126.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 June 2009 11:00
 
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