Five are charged for alleged involvement in Scottsburg burglary last December PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Wednesday, 06 May 2009 00:00
    A young woman with a Charlestown address and four young men have been charged in connection with a home burglary that occurred in Scottsburg last December.
    Elizabeth C. Wilson, 19, and four youths, all of whom were 17 when the crime occurred, are being charged respectively in Scott Circuit Court and Juvenile Court. Wilson was charged with one count each of conspiracy to commit burglary and aiding burglary, Class B felonies in Circuit Court. The four young men were all 17 at the time of the burglary, which happened December 5, 2008. Three have since turned 18 but are being charged as juveniles because of their ages at the time of the incident.
    According to the probable cause affidavit prepared by Lt./Detective Mike Nichols of the Scottsburg Police Department, Wilson and the four young men quickly became suspects because of their association with the victimized family. Two of the four reportedly gave the police detective some of the items that had been listed as stolen the day after the crime was reported., and one of the youths allegedly said that one of his friends admitted to taking the items from the house.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 May 2009 09:18
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Scottsburg High School Band of Warriors upcoming events PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 06 May 2009 00:00
    The next Scottsburg High School band parent meeting is Monday, May 11.  The meeting will start at 7 p.m. in the High School choir room.  This will be the last meeting of this school year.
Election of new officers will take place, as well as discussion of other items on the agenda.
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Congratulations to the Concert and Symphonic SHS bands!  On Friday, April 24, both bands received a Gold Rating at contest!
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The 2008-2009 band books are now available.  Twelve books have been ordered, with another order to take place after the meeting.  The band books include pictures of each band member and looks quite impressive.  There are sections that include:  band camp, guard, seniors, marching season, and band parents.  The cost of this hard back book is $54.  The deadline to order the books is Thursday, May 14.
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On Saturday, May 23 the Scottsburg Band of Warriors will march in the Indianapolis 500 Festival Parade.  The parade is scheduled to begin at 12 noon.  Tickets are for sale to sit along the parade route.  You can purchase tickets by calling 317-614-6400.  Those interested can also visit www.500festival.com for additional information.  The directors will post information on the school’s website.  Please visit www.scsd2.k12.in.us/shs and follow the link to “Teacher Websites”.  Click on the drop down menu to select the page for “Tim Johnston”.  Updates will be included on this page as they become available.
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The band will be wearing new uniforms for the first time May 23.  This is exciting for all that have worked so hard the last two years to make this possible.  Plans for a celebration are underway.  Chef Billy Graham will prepare the food and everyone is invited to attend after the parade.  The location will be announced.  The directors will send home additional information as the date becomes closer.  Look for this location at that time.  A commemorative T-shirt is available.  One order will be taken.  Please be sure to get your order in before the May 11 deadline
.  The price is $12.  The T-shirt will have names of all students who march in the parade on the back.  Please bring your order form to the meeting or send the order form and your check to the following address.  The shirts will be ordered on Tuesday, May 12. Mail orders to:  Lori Hancock 4517 S. Lake Road South Scottsburg
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Band camp is July 26-31.  If you would like to be a chaperone, please let me know.  The following are the names that I have so far.  Please remember, the names are given to the directors and they choose who the band camp chaperones are.  The names I have so far are:  Lori Hancock, Gwen Peacock, Rick and Sharon Lucas, Nikki Chittenden, Linda Stivers, Kirk Young, Ray Rice, Teresa Matthews, Robin McDonald, and Ed and Donna Rogers.
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A nominating committee was formed and a slate of officers was proposed:  Bonnie Comer, President; Linda Stivers, Vice-President; Cindy Light and Cindy Baker, Treasurer; and Diana Kilburn Secretary.  The officers will be presented and voted on at the meeting.  If you would like to run as a write in, please let me know ASAP.  Special thanks to all of the dedicated women who have accepted these nominations.  
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The Scottsburg High School Band Concert will be Thursday, May 28, at 7 p.m. with senior recognition.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 May 2009 09:17
 
Third annual 5k run or Walk set for June 13 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 29 April 2009 00:00
    Englishton Park Presbyterian Ministries in Lexington will sponsor their Third Annual 5k Run or Walk on Saturday, June 13th in conjunction with the 131st Old Settlers Celebration.
    Early registration ends with postmarks on or before May 15th. That early fee includes a Commemorative Tee shirt and will be $17.   Registration up until the morning of the event will be $20 where some tee shirts will be available to those early registrants. Sign in for the race is between 7:15 and 8 a.m. the day of the race and the race will start at 8:15 a.m.
    The event will begin and end on the grounds of Englishton Park, going thru parts of Lexington and along State Road 203 on a scenic, historic course with rolling hills and bubbling brook. This 3.1 mile run or walk will trace part of the Civil War trek of the infamous General John Hunt Morgan. The starting signal for the race will be the firing of a muzzleloader.
    Male and female first and second place trophies will be given in the running event as well as in the walking event. Age Group Medallions for male and female winners in each 5-year age group in the run event will be awarded as follows, 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, etc. plus a category for 60 and above.
    All profits will benefit Englishton Park’s Summer Children’s Program for children with learning and emotional challenges. This program is starting its 41 year on June 14.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 April 2009 09:10
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Scottsburg McDonald's to celebrate 30th year with fun, prizes PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Wednesday, 29 April 2009 00:00
    It's hard to imagine a business being successful year after year, despite economic ups and downs, but the Scottsburg McDonald's has continually grown over the years and will celebrate its 30th anniversary this May.
    The popular dine-in and drive-thru restaurant opened on May 8, 1979, in the spot it remains, nestled between other fast food restaurants on the north side of State Road 56 and on the west side of the Scottsburg I-65 interchange. Owners Mark and Jan Hieb started the business with his mom and dad, Clayton and Mardell Hieb. At that time, the McDonald's had 70 parking spaces with one drive-thru window and 85 seats for customers. Staff consisted of the Hiebs plus six managers and 50 employees.
    Thirty years later, McDonald's has 90 crew employees and ten managers. Anita Petty has been with McDonald's the longest, 27 years, 13 of those as store manager. Mark and Jan Hieb also bought the business from the older Hiebs 13 years ago.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 April 2009 09:05
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Silent Auction at Museum offers nearly 100 items for highest bids PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 29 April 2009 00:00
    Nearly 100 items are being offered at the Springfest silent auction through Saturday, May 16, at the Scott County Heritage Center and Museum in Scottsburg.
    An event offered in conjunction with the Museum’s annual Springfest, the auction offers a variety of useful theme baskets as well as gift certificates provided by local businesses and dozens of items donated by supporters of the Museum.
    Anyone can visit the museum, located at 1050 South Main Street in Scottsburg, and enter a bid on the items offered. All proceeds will benefit the museum. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 April 2009 09:06
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