Local Students Awarded at Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Contest
Indiana students were successful at the 2012 Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Contest, which took place June 10-14 at University of Maryland at College Park near Washington D.C. The Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Contest is the final stage of a series of contests at local and state levels. Of the 58 Indiana students in attendance, eight were finalists including three second-place winners.
STATEHOUSE - While some new Indiana laws from this past session have already gone into effect, the majority just went into effect July 1. It is important that everyone know what changes our state is making, which is why this will be part one of a four-part series of columns discussing new Indiana laws.
It was a busy time at Pekin Park during the afternoon of July 4. After the parade winded down, guests poured into the park’s outdoor shelter to watch several performances and competitions take place at the park’s stage area. And though the brutal heat forced the bouncy houses across the way to shut down hours early, the rising temperatures couldn’t slow down the energy that Pekin’s local youth and entertainers were demonstrating on stage.