Resident suggests training for local elected officials PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 07 December 2010 00:00

At the recent Board of Commissioners meeting held on Tuesday, November 30, Rhonde Greene brought to the Commissioners a program that could help all of the Boards in the County with neccessary tools to be an effective board.
“There are so many well intended people trying to get together to make better changes,” Greene said.
Greene has talked with Margi Morris, who would administer the program with the cost of $5,000.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 December 2010 11:09
Plea closes door on deadly robbery attempt PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 02 December 2010 00:00

The book was closed on a year-old robbery case Nov. 22 when Skylar Naugle pled guilty to conspiracy to commit robbery, a Class B Felony.
Naugle admitted to conspiring with Ronald Chastain to rob his grandfather’s home on State Road 56 near Salem.
Chastain was shot and killed by Naugle’s grandfather during the robbery attempt. The shooting was ruled justifable homicide.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 December 2010 08:39
From teammates to foes, Newcomb, Starrett battle PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 02 December 2010 00:00

Joe Newcomb spent his high school playing days with Clay Starrett passing him the ball, but when Cornell College (Iowa) traveled to Franklin on Nov. 27, the two were wearing different uniforms.
Starrett is a junior on the FC basketball team and Newcomb is a senior at Cornell. It was the first meeting between the two since they graduated from Eastern.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 December 2010 08:41
Smoak, Smith Volunteers of the Year PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 23 November 2010 00:00

Two of The Depot railroad museum’s volunteers were honored at the Washington County Historical Society’s quarterly meeting Saturday, Nov. 20.
Jimmy Snook,  Clarksville, was named Volunteer of the Year for his work with The Depot’s caboose and rail car exhibit. Snook, a  retired conductor with the Louisville & Nashville and its successor railroads for 40 years, transformed Monon caboose 81402 from a static display to a real-life example  of a working caboose. He conducts tours of 81402 for individuals and groups, explains how rail motor cars were used by workers and demonstrates various railroad bells and whistles with an air-powered exhibit he helped design and create.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 November 2010 13:10
Community Thanksgiving dinner set for Nov. 23 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 16 November 2010 00:00

The City of Salem is preparing to feed an estimated 250 people at the annual community Thanksgiving Dinner to be held November 23, 2010, at the American Legion Bingo Hall.  The dinner is open to all city residents and will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Mayor David Bower said area churches are invited to join in this time of fellowship and to encourage those in their congregation, who need a good holiday meal, to attend.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 November 2010 12:08
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