Target-shooting youth’s stray bullet allegedly strikes neighbor in leg PDF Print E-mail

The .22 rifle of a 16-year-old youth who had been target-shooting in his family’s backyard on Friday evening, October 21, is apparently the source of a stray bullet that struck and injured a neighbor.
A preliminary investigation by the Scott County Sheriff’s Department indicates that the rifle was being used by the teenager, who told Deputy Joe Guarneri that he had been shooting at a pop can placed on top of an orange-and-white barrel with an oak tree as a backstop.

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Minister’s wife critically injured in church hayride accident on Friday night PDF Print E-mail

Area church congregations have offered special prayers for the recovery of Anita Eversole, 44, the woman who was critically injured in a hayride accident on Friday night, October 21, east of Austin.

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Lost Hiker found after overnight search PDF Print E-mail

Bennie Pratt of Austin Indiana was reported missing on Wednesday, October 12, at 10 p.m. According to family members Pratt had been dropped off at the Leota Trail head of the Knobstone Trail at approximately 9:30 a.m.. Family Members had intended to pick Pratt up at the Elk Creek trail head before dark on the evening of the 12th. At 10:00 P.M. Pratt had not arrived and the family members contacted the Washington County Sheriff’’s department.

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Newly Remodeled Save-A-Lot to open doors today with ribbon cutting PDF Print E-mail

Customers will be happy to know that the grand opening of the newly remodeled Save-A-Lot will be re-opening in Scottsburg today (Wednesday) and The Depot Express will open in the very near future at its current location in on the corner McClain Avenue and South Bond Street (Coonies Corner).

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Austin’s Jeremy Johnson heading to Semi-State with Sectional win, Regional third PDF Print E-mail

Austin senior Jeremy Johnson is concluding his high school cross country career with honors, taking the individual 2011 Sectional title on October 4 at Hanover and then placing third in the boys’ Regional at Bedford-North Lawrence on Saturday, October 8.
Johnson won the honors at the Sectional with a time of 16:40, nearly nine seconds ahead of the next runner, Landon Perry of Madison. Silver Creek, which won team honors, placed four runners in the top ten.

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