Morgan Elementary PTO presents 57th Annual Fall Festival PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 08 October 2009 00:00
    On Friday, October 9th Morgan Elementary PTO will present the 57th Annual Fall Festival at the Elementary School in Palmyra. Chili supper will start at 5 p.m. Dinner will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. The games will begin at 5 p.m. and end at 9 p.m. Enjoy a bowl of chili, eat a hot dog, get some nachos and cheese, sample a slushie and try out the cotton candy. Go for a walk on the cake walk, try your shot at basketball toss or football toss, test your luck with the treasure chest, catch a duck on the duck pond or take part in the live auction. The auction will begin at 7 p.m.
    For more information, contact principal Lance Richards at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , at (812) 364-6138 or fax at (812) 364-4085. Morgan Elementary is located at 12225 Old Hwy 135 two miles South of Palmyra.
Last Updated on Thursday, 08 October 2009 07:34
 
Byrne stays undefeated individually at Bedford-North Lawrence Invitational Saturday PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 30 September 2009 00:00
    North Harrison senior cross country runner Tyler Byrne remained undefeated as an individual over the course of the past week, and won the prestigious Bedford-North Lawrence Invitational as an individual in the process.
    The winner in the team standings in the boys’ varsity race was semi state contender Terre Haute North, who had a meager 53 points. North Harrison was in 2nd place with 85 points.
    “We were pretty happy,” said North Harrison boys’ cross country coach Jerry Love. “We’re close enough to them (Terre Haute North) to where we could beat them” later in the semi state.
    To do that, the times will have to lower between the no. 1 runner on the team, Byrne, ad the rest of the top four runners.
    Saturday at the Bedford-North Lawrence Invitational, Byrne won with a time of 15:51. If that seems a bit slower than the previous week at a meet in Louisville’s E. P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park, it is. The course was wet and sloppy, after several days of rain made it so.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 September 2009 12:47
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Stumler Restaurant and Orchard to host annual Applefest PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 30 September 2009 00:00
    Once again Stumler Restaurant and Orchard will be hosting their annual Applefest. This is the 27th year of the annual event. Applefest will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 3 and 4, Saturday hours will be 10 a.m. To 8 p.m. And Sunday from 10 a.m. To 6 p.m.
    Applefest will feature arts and crafts, flea market, antique engines, games, rides and  live music both days by the young artits in the area, dancing, gymnastics and marshall arts demonstrations both days, helicopter rides and tractor rides to the pumpkin patch.
    Plenty of food will be available outside as well as inside from carmel apples, apple pie, applue dumplings, BBQ and more. Country fried chicken and roast pork dinners will be served inside the restaurant.
    On Saturday night from 9 a.m. To 1 a.m. The group “Rumors” will be playing inside the party barn outside under the stars in the beer garden you can enjoy the season and spirits.
    Rain or shine, come and enjoy the annual Applefest.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 September 2009 12:50
 
NH’s Byrne wins individual honors in Trinity Invitational PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 24 September 2009 00:00
    Tyler Byrne won the individual boys’ title (15:09) in the Trinity Invitational Saturday morning at E.P.”Tom” Sawyer State Park, in eastern Jefferson County, Ky. The North Harrison boys’ team was 3rd in a tough field. Floyd Central was in 19th place, with a score of 532.
    Floyd Central was 18th in the girls’ team standings (with 478 points) in the Valkyrie Invitational, which is hosted by Sacred Heart.
    Byrne was fighting with a closely grouped pack about 2 ¼ miles into the race, when he started to make his move. Not long after, there was a downhill stretch, where he finally broke free and cruised to the title.
    “That’s several seconds ahead of anybody else,” North Harrison boys’ cross country coach Jerry Love said of Byrne. “He created a pretty good gap once he got past the 2 ¼ mile mark. He ran a smart race.”
    Love was proud of the other varsity runners in the boys’ race though. Nine of the 10 members of the boys’ team had personal records in time in the race.
    “That’s awesome; that’s a great performance,” said Love.
    In addition, the North Harrison girls ran in the girls’ open race in the Valkyrie Invitational portion, and three of five had personal records themselves.
    Love thought that the runners of both of his teams were pumped by “the excitement of being among 49 schools. They wanted to make a statement.”
    This is the 4th straight meet where at least 75 percent of Love’s runner’s set a personal record.
    “That shows how much they want it.”
    After thee consecutive weeks of hard workouts, Love said that the hard work is paying off, with all of the runners improving their times.
    “No matter what the places, the times show they’re doing their job,’ Love said.
Last Updated on Thursday, 24 September 2009 12:05
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Floyd sweeps Silver Creek in 3 games in volleyball match PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 24 September 2009 00:00
    After having been defeated by Kentucky’s no. 1 volleyball team (Assumption) the night before across the river, Floyd Central coach Bart Powell was wondering how his Lady Highlanders would respond to their first loss of the season when visiting Silver Creek. The Floyd girls have been ranked no. 1 most of the season, and were 12-0 headed into the game at Assumption.
    The Lady Highlanders responded to the challenge with a 25-13, 25-7, 25-14 sweep of the Lady Dragons. Floyd Central now stands at 13-1.
    Referring to the week just completed, Powell said it had been “a little bit up and a little bit down.”
    He added, “Sometimes when we’re playing, I don’t think we’re playing as well as we can. It was good to see us rebound tonight.”
    Assumption was not only the top ranked volleyball team in Kentucky, but they were ranked 19th in the nation in some polls. Floyd Central has been ranked in the top 30 nationally themselves.
    Powell attributes the win to taking care of the ball.
    “We had a lot of good ball control all night,” he said.
    Besides, in game 2, Floyd had eight aces, and Powell said that from a serving standpoint, “we controlled that game.”
    Melanie Stutsman had 25 assists in the match, and Camry Hinton added 5 kills. Allison Sims added 5 aces, with 3 of them in the middle game.
Last Updated on Thursday, 24 September 2009 12:07
 
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