Signs approved for new ‘no weapons’ policy in effect at Scott County Courthouse PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Wednesday, 04 January 2017 07:54

With the passage of a “no weapons” ordinance by Scott County Commissioners recently this past year, visitors to the Courthouse in downtown Scottsburg will be seeing signs that will announce the policy and advise them to leave all weapons in their vehicles before entering.

Retired city clerk-treasurer Betty Hayes remembered by family and friends PDF Print E-mail

Betty Marie Hayes, 84, is being remembered as a dedicated public servant who served the City of Scottsburg faithfully for many years.

Cooperatives bring solar power to southeastern Indiana PDF Print E-mail

While traveling along Interstate 65 on the east side of the highway north of Henryville, in the Underwood area of Clark County, motorist traveling may have noticed a field of solar panels that was installed this past fall.

Trivial Pursuit Night Brings Out Competitor in All of Us PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Tuesday, 03 January 2017 14:44



The Scott County Partnership is excited to once again host their Annual “Trivial Pursuit Night Fundraiser” on Saturday, February 11, 2017, at the Mid-America Science Park, 821 S. Lake Road South in Scottsburg.

The fun and festivities will begin at 6:00 p.m. If you register on or before February 3, 2017, the cost is $150 per team of 8 or $25 per person. Registrations after February 3, 2017 are $175 per team of 8 or $30 per person.

Teams may not have more than 8 members. Spectators are welcome to come and watch for a $5 admission. The event will be geared more toward adults. To register your team or yourself, please call the Partnership at 812-752-6365.

First prize for the trivia competition is $300. Additional prizes will be awarded for best snacks, best table decorations and last place in the trivia competition.

“I love this fundraiser,” says Ace Woodson, Special Events Coordinator for the SCP, “It is a fun night for people to come out and relax, and pit their knowledge of trivia against their friends. It is always a blast.”

Along with the Trivial Pursuit activities, there will also be auction items to bid on throughout the evening and a Cash bar serving alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Individuals are welcome to donate or acquire auction items suitable for an auction for this event. If you have items available for auction, please call 752-6365 to donate and speak with Ace.

Jene Bridgewater, Executive Director of the Scott County Partnership, says this is one of our favorite fundraisers. “It helps support so many great programs.” Proceeds from this event enable the Scott County Partnership to impact Scott County through the Clearinghouse, Circles Campaign, Scott County Attendance Review Board, Career Clusters, LifeSkills, Reality Stores, Youth/Education Committee, Family, Health, & Self-Sufficiency Committee, Workforce Development, and other new initiatives that arise within the community.



Williams and Draper ordered to attend hearings on suspended time revocations PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Tuesday, 03 January 2017 14:41



Two of the four defendants arrested early in December at the home of Laura L. Nowling will be attending court hearings on State-filed petitions to revoke their suspended sentences.

Cody L. Williams, 24, and Kayleigh A. Draper, 21, were arrested along with Nowling, Draper’s mother, and her brother when Scottsburg officers served a search warrant on Nowling based on two alleged undercover purchases of methamphetamine at the residence. Williams was charged with possession of marijuana and visiting a common nuisance, both Class B misdemeanors. He is the boyfriend of Draper, who was charged with maintaining common nuisance, a Level 6 felony, and possession of marijuana, a Class B misdemeanor.

Each is being held in lieu of bond at the Scott County Security Center awaiting trial on those charges. At the time of their arrests on December 4, both Williams and Draper were on supervised probations stemming from earlier convictions. Williams was convicted of dealing marijuana in March, 2012. His probation period on the charge would have ended May 21.

In Draper’s case, she was serving on probation through May 16 from a March, 2016, drug-related case.

When the new charges were filed against the pair on December 8, higher-than-normal bail amounts were set in their cases, $45,000 by corporate surety bond or $4,500 cash for Williams and $30,000 by surety bond or $3,000 cash for Draper. Each was also ordered held for 15 days without bail

Williams’ petition to revoke hearing is scheduled on Thursday, January 5. Draper’s hearing is set for Tuesday, January 10.


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