US Marine Corps’s Silent Drill Platoon Returns to Scottsburg, Sunday, October 10 Salute the Troops, Saturday, October 9 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 28 September 2010 00:00

“Tribute to Armed Forces”, featuring the U.S. Marine Silent Drill Platoon will perform Sunday, October 10, at 2 PM in Scottsburg, In.   This is a “back by demand” performance, since the Platoon has mesmerized spectators for the last 7 years.   “it is a winning situation for everyone,”  commented Don Cooper, President of the Scott County Visitors Commission.   A couple of the Marines have family members in the area, and over the years, many of the others have become close to their host families.  The hosts have become quite adept at providing the Marines a home away from home.  “We just appreciate them so much, what they do for their country, and certainly for their incredible performances,” according to Suzanne Berry, mother of Martin Wimp former  Platoon members.  This will be their 8th appearance In Scottsburg.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 September 2010 14:49
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Seven people injured, truck driver dies in recent county road accidents PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Tuesday, 14 September 2010 00:00

Officers with the Scott County Sheriff''s Department were busy investigating vehicular accidents over a recent 11-day stretch.

The series of seven accidents injured seven people and killed a semi-truck driver from Indianapolis.

Injury mishaps began on the afternoon of August 30 at the intersection of U.S. Highway 31 South and State Road 356.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 September 2010 10:47
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Nina Keown funeral will be held at Lexington church this Saturday PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Tuesday, 14 September 2010 00:00

Though her cause of death is not yet known, the funeral for Nina Rae Keown, the 26-year-old mother who was missing for nearly three weeks in August, will be conducted at the Lexington Presbyterian Church on Saturday, September 18, at 11 a.m.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 September 2010 10:53
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Big celebration marking Scottsburg Volunteer Fire Department’s 100 years of service set Saturday PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Tuesday, 07 September 2010 00:00

Scottsburg volunteer firemen are planning a big party on Saturday afternoon, September 11, and everyone is invited to come.
The Scottsburg Volunteer Fire Department is celebrating its 100th year of service to Scottsburg and Scott County with a shindig offering music, refreshments, children’s activities and a display of firefighting equipment, trophies, photos and memorabilia collected during the department’s first 100 years.
Activities will begin at 1 p.m. that day at the department’s oldest firehouse, located at the corner of Cherry and South Railroad Streets in Scottsburg.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 September 2010 13:16
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Evidence being carefully collected, cataloged by experts in Nina Keown case PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Wednesday, 01 September 2010 00:00

As of Monday, August 30, human remains found in a heavily wooded area in northern Clark County on Friday morning, August 27, are still being evaluated by the Kentucky Medical Examiner’s Office in Louisville, Ky.
“We’re 99% sure that we’ve found Nina Rae Keown. We’re waiting for the experts to confirm it,” stated Sheriff John Lizenby during an interview he gave on Monday afternoon.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 September 2010 14:24
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