It’s that time again for the annual Strawberry Festival, which will take place this Saturday, May 26, in scenic Starlight, Indiana. The festival kicks off at 8 am with a 5K Run/Walk for the Berries, then continues to provide activities for visitors of all ages throughout the day and well into the night.
There were several athletes from area schools who advanced to next week’s track regional. The top four athletes in each event advanced to Tuesday’s track regional at Bloomington North. Results from regional were not available at press time, but will be printed in next week’s edition of The Banner Gazette. Also included in this story are the results from last Thursday’s boys’ track sectional at Corydon Central. The following is a list of results from the girls’ May 15 track sectional at Floyd Central.
Yoder beats Winningham, others to claim 9th district primary
In the 9th Congressional District Democratic primary race to unseat incumbent Todd Young, Shelli Yoder has claimed a decisive victory in a field of five candidates. Yoder garnered 47% of the vote with 100% reporting. Robert Winningham, an Economic Development Director and former aide to longtime U.S. Representative Lee Hamilton of Indiana, was second.