Bank Robbery in Corydon PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 08 October 2009 00:00


    On Friday, October 2 at approximately 10:34 a.m., the Community 1st Bank located at 117 Chestnut Street in Corydon was robbed. The robbery was committed by a white male, approximately 40 to 50 years of age, 5’-8” to 6’-00” tall, and medium to heavy build. He was wearing long pants, a long sleeved dress shirt, eye glasses, and a baseball style cap.
    The suspect made verbal demands to the bank employee and displayed a handgun.  He fled out of the bank on foot. No direction of travel or vehicle information is available at this time.
    The suspect made away with an undisclosed amount of U. S. Currency. No one in the Bank was injured. This case is being investigated by the Indiana State Police with assistance from the Corydon Town Police Department and the F.B.I..
    Kentuckiana Crime Stoppers has offered up to a $1,000.00 reward for tips leading to the arrest of the robber in this crime. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Kentuckiana Crime Stoppers at 502-582-CLUE. All calls can be made collect for long distance callers and as always all callers can remain anonymous. Callers may also contact the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg at 1-800-872-6743 or outside of Indiana at 812-246-2509.
Last Updated on Thursday, 08 October 2009 07:33
 
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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