Floyd Central ranks #9 in Indiana according to the Washington Post study PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Wednesday, 09 April 2014 00:00

The Washington Post’s education columnist Jay Mathews has been ranking the most challenging schools in the country and the D.C. region for 16 years. There are more than 1,900 schools on the America’s Most Challenging High Schools 2014 list. Noted in the national and local tables is the percentage of students eligible for government meal subsidies — a common benchmark for poverty — and each school’s average SAT score.

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Rain brings high waters! PDF Print E-mail
With the recent release of the movie “Noah” local residents thought it was coming to reality as areas began to flood early Friday morning. Here is the scene at Georgetown-Greenville Road At Cooks Mill Road.
Photo by Patti Hartog
 
PCBO firming plans for annual Fourth of July celebrations PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 00:00

The Pekin Community Betterment Organization continues to move forward with plans for the 2014 Fourth of July celebration.

This year’s event will be July 3, 4 and 5. 

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Pekin UMC to offer addiction support PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 00:00

Pekin United Methodist Church will host a meeting for those dealing with addiction. 

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Officers, inmates in Harrison County get a taste of their own medicine PDF Print E-mail
Police officers take an oath to protect and serve the community and incarcerated inmates are paying a debt to society. In some cases, the service of the officers and the payment of debt combine. 
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