Four People Arrested and Six ATV’s and Other Items Recovered PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 04 November 2009 00:00
    Detectives and Troopers from the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg are still on the hunt for stolen ATV’s and other items such as riding lawn mowers and chain saws after an investigation that began late Thursday night, October 15. Detectives and troopers from the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg served a search warrant at 9270 Bird Trail Road NW in Depauw, (Harrison County), after they received information of possible stolen items being at that property. After the search warrant was served troopers recovered an allegedly stolen ATV, an allegedly stolen Dune Buggy and an allegedly stolen utility trailer.
    Troopers took four people into custody, Ernest R. Brown, Jr., 29, 9270 Bird Trail Road NW, Depauw, Sara J. Brown, 26, 9270 Bird Trail Road NW, Depauw, Karen A. Billharz, 53, 9270 Bird Trail Road NW, Depauw, and Jeremy S. McAllister, 41, 9270 Bird Trail Road NW, Depauw.  All four arrested were charged with Possession of Stolen Property, D Felony and Possession of Property with a Removed VIN Number, D Felony. All four were incarcerated in the Harrison County Jail immediately following the search warrant.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 November 2009 09:10
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IACE Spell Bowl competition PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 04 November 2009 00:00
    Approximately 4,500 students in grades 4, 5, and 6 from around the state are preparing for the 17th annual Elementary Spell Bowl competition which will take place at over 20 sites around the state on Thursday evening, November 19. Over 400 teams of eight students each will compete. The competition for the Clark, Floyd, Harrison, Scott, and Washington county areas will be held at Borden Elementary School. The competition will begin at 5:30 p.m.
    The Indiana Academic Spell Bowl is a team concept with no individual winners. Each round consists of one team member writing the correct spelling of seven words while competing against one team member from each other school. Students are seated on the gym floor for the competition. Each word is graded immediately and an individual scoring chart maintains a running team score as the evening progresses. While students are waiting to compete, they sit in a cheer block to cheer for their teammates.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 November 2009 09:11
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Benefit Auction at A&M Auction House PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 29 October 2009 00:00
    There will be a Benefit Auction at A&M Auction House on November 1. Proceeds from the auction will go to help Angela Starnes with medical costs due to breast cancer.
    They are asking for merchandise for the auction or money donations. All donations can be brought to the auction house, located at 4911 Old Georgetown Road.
    Drop-off times are Saturday, October 31 from Noon to 3 p.m. and Sunday, November 1 from 9 to 11 a.m. The auction is set to begin at 12:30 p.m.
    For more information, please contact Janice Sims at (812) 945-2034, Joyce at (502) 599-8326 or Sheila Hornback at (812) 944-0700.
Last Updated on Thursday, 29 October 2009 09:25
 
Lanesville board deals with school personnel, donations in meeting PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 28 October 2009 00:00
    The Lanesville Board of School Trustees had a light regular monthly meeting Tuesday (Oct. 20), and it dealt with personnel decisions and accepting donations.
    The board approved teacher contracts for the October 2009 Intercession and Enrichment for the following personnel: Linda Steder, Bethany Miller, Robin Wolfe, Debbie Clark, Erin Green, Jerry Geswein, Lisa Hammond, Ralph J. Hammond, and Brian Book.
    The board also approved to pay peer tutors for the same October 2009 Intercession and Enrichment period.
    The following bus drivers were also approved their pay for the October 2009 Intercession and Enrichment period: Tim Bridges, Richard Haines, and David Schmelz.
    In an unrelated personnel move, Mike Sizemore was approved for the 2009-10 season as freshman boys’ basketball coach.
    In the donation department, Target Stores donated $216.10 to the elementary school and $67.99 to the junior-senior high school in the “Take Charge of Education” program.
    Rhodella and Jim Schneider donated a total of $300 for the purchase of warm up shirts for the junior high boys’ basketball program.
    The high school girls’ basketball program also received $446.25 in a donation from Steve and Carol Smith, along with Tracy Bays.
    The donation of $200.00 to the Spanish Club of the junior-senior high school was accepted from Dane Carter.
    And the Lanesville Heritage Weekend donated the sum of $100 to the school’s band program.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 October 2009 08:16
 
Georgetown, Galena win youth league championships PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 28 October 2009 00:00
    Championships were on the line in the Little Highlander Youth Football League Oct. 22 under the lights at Ron Weiglab Stadium.
    In the third and fourth-grade championship, Georgetown turned back Greenville, 26-6.
    Galena defeated Georgetown’s fifth and sixth-grade team, 36-0, in the fifth- and sixth-grade contest.
    In the third-grade championship, Georgetown got on the board thanks to a 35-yard quarterback keeper by Matthew Weimer.
    Weimer kept the ball again on the PAT (point after touchdown) and Georgetown was in front 7-0.
    On Georgetown’s second possession they used a wildcat offense that led to a 10-yard touchdown run by Jacob Spaulding.
    Spaulding scored again on a 25-yard run, and Weimer added the PAT, giving Georgetown a 20-0 advantage at halftime.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 October 2009 08:17
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