Authorities take dim view of man’s scheme to bilk would-be game buyers PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 03 May 2011 00:00

Law enforcement authorities took a dim view of a Scottsburg man’s alleged success in bilking people of money by offering a game system for sale over the Internet.
Michael Quinn, 19, East Green Street, is accused of having taken $125 from a woman and $60 from a man who sent the money to him in response to his “sale” of a Play Station 3 he advertised on Craigslist, a popular Internet site for selling items.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 May 2011 14:18
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Special Prosecutor assigned, ISP investigation starts on voter fraud complaint PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 03 May 2011 00:00

A special prosecutor has been assigned and an investigation by the Indiana State Police is now being conducted in the wake of a complaint filed Monday, May 2, accusing the mayor of the City of Austin and a city employee of voter fraud.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 May 2011 13:15
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Pot Grower Busted Early in Growing Season PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 27 April 2011 00:00

On today’s date (April 26) in the morning hours, troopers from the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg went to 354 West Cross Street in Austin on an anonymous tip of Marijuana growing near the residence. When troopers arrived they searched the premises and located three growing Marijuana plants in the backyard of the residence.

After talking to the residents of the home troopers arrested Harlen Combs, 29, of 354 West Cross Street in Austin. He was incarcerated in the Scott County Jail on the charges of Possession/Cultivating Marijuana with a Prior Marijuana Conviction, D Felony.

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 April 2011 08:03
 
Six inches of precipitation later, residents still digging out from earlier wind/rain storm PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 26 April 2011 00:00

It’s probably raining again in Scott County. Most likely, it is.
Except for brief respites on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, April 23, 24 and 25, rain has been the steady companion of anyone trying to do anything outside.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 April 2011 12:52
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Scott County Area Happenings PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 26 April 2011 00:00

-- News Brief--

Meeting is canceled
The special executive Board of Trustees meeting of the Scott Memorial Hospital for Thursday, April 28, starting at 5:30 p.m. to discuss Strategy Planning has been canceled.

Benefit pancake breakfast April 30
The Hanover Masonic Lodge No. 652, behind Jendy’s Pizza in Hanover, will host a pancake breakfast on Saturday, April 30, from 6 to 10:30 a.m. This fundraiser will include pancakes, waffles, eggs, bacon, sausage, milk, juice, coffee. The public is invited to attend.

Mariann’s Restaurant to become smoke free May 2
Mariann’s Restaurant in Scottsburg will become a smoke free facility starting Monday, May 2.
Everyone is encouraged to go out continue to show your patronage to this local establishment in its smoke-free environment.

Pentecostal Workhouse of God gospel sing May 3
The Pentecostal Workhouse of God is having a gospel sing with the Sloan Family from Walnut, Ms., on Tuesday, May 3, at 7 p.m. For more information contact Joel Barrett at 595-0044.

National Day of Prayer May 5
The National Day of Prayer local observance will be May 5 at 12:00 (noon) at the Scottsburg Courtyard Gazebo and Austin City Hall. Join with Local Pastors Praying for Local, State & Federal Leaders For more information call Scott County Coordinator: David W. Richie (812) 794-2222 or visit the website @ www.calvarytemple.net

Democrat Club 5k run/walk May 14
The second annual Scott County Democrat Club 5k run/ walk will be held May 14, 2011 at Beechwood Park. Registration starts at 7am and the Race will start at 8am. Anyone interested or for more information can contact Missy Applegate at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 812-595-4507

Mariann’s Restuarant to host After Hours May 2
The Mariann Restaurant will be hosting After Hours of the Greater Scott County Chamber of Commerce on Monday, May 2, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. There will be food, drinks and prizes. They will also be celebrating  and becoming smoke free on this day.

Mother’s Day dinner at C’ville VFW
The Crothersville VFW Post 1083 will hold a Mother’s Day dinner on Sunday, May 8, starting at 12 noon. The menu will include fried chicken, ham, mashed potatoes, green beans, corn, macaroni and cheese, rolls, salad and dessert. Cost is $6 and carry-out is available.

Blood drive at AHS on April 29
A visit by the Red Cross Bloodmobile is planned from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Austin High School.Students may sign up in Room 207. Others may call the high school at 794-8730 to arrange appointments. All who plan to give blood are encouraged to drink plenty of water and eat iron-rich foods, such as salad greens. Donors must be in good health and be at least 17 years of age unless a parent or legal guardian signs a release.

Right to Life Spring Banquet April 30
The Scott County Right to Life’s Spring Banquet will be held on Saturday, April 30, at 6 p.m. at the American Martyrs Catholic Church Parish Hall.
The speaker at the event will be Deanna Jackson, Director of C.R.A.D.L.E.. The public is invited to participate in this effort to support life in all stages.

Sloan family at Pentecostal Workhouse of God May 3
The Sloan family of Walnut, Ms., will be at Pentecostal Workhouse of God, located at 120 N. High Street in Austin. On Tuesday, May 3, at 7 p.m. Everybody is invited to attend. For more information call Pastor Joel Barrett at 595-0044 or Sheryl Barrett at 595-9408.

Spring Jam andd Youth Rally April 30
A spring Jam and Youth Rally, sponsored by CWS Cluster will be held Saturday, April 30, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Lake Iola Interurban Shelter in Scottsburg. The featured band will be The Burg, a live band and praise team with youth minister. A love offering will be accepted to go to The Burgs Youth for Camp Registration fee.

Free family craft program April 28
The Jackson County Public Library will offer a free family craft program at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, at the Crothersville Library. Families will decorate bunny cookies. Registration is required and is limited to 8 families. To register, or for more information, contact the Crothersville Library at 793-2927.

Gibson Twp. VFD fish fry and auction April 30
The Gibson Township-Little York Volunteer Fire Department will have their annual fish fry and auction on Saturday, April 30, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the firehouse in Little York. The auction will begin at 6 p.m. consisting of items donated by the community and the merchants in Washington and Scott County. The menu will include fish or hamburger, french fries, dessert and drink. Everyone is invited to attend. A raffle prize will also be given away.

Smorgasbord at SUMC April 29
The Scottsburg United Methodist Church, located at 615 S. Honeyrun Parkway, will hold a smorgasbord on Friday, April 29, from 5 to 7 p.m. Tickets in advance are $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 3-11, and $18 for family. Family consists of two adults and children under the age of 12. Tickets at the door will be $1 more on each ticket. The meal will include meats, vegetables, salads, breads, homemade desserts.

100th anniversary set for May 1 at HHS
Henryville High School is celebrating the 100th year of its first graduating class on Sunday, May 1, at the school from 2 to 5 p.m. This is an important event for the Henryville community. Visitors will be able to tour the school, view the alumni hallway, observe memorabilia from the past, visit with other graduates and enjoy refreshments during the celebration. All graduates and members of the community are invited to attend.

Austin Lions’ all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast April 30
Austin Lions Club members will be dishing up hundreds of pancakes for the public on Saturday, April 30, at the Austin Train Depot from 7 to 11 a.m. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children. The menu will include pancakes, sausage, biscuits and gravy and juice and coffee.
Tickets are now available from Lions Club members or can be purchased at the door the morning of the breakfast. Proceeds from the event will help the Lions with community youth programs and projects.

Revival at Free Holiness Pentecostal Church of God
A revival will be held Thursday through Saturday, April 28-30, starting at 6 p.m. each night at the Free Holiness Pentecostal Church of God. The church is located at 1163 Mann Avenue in Austin. The guest evangelist will be Pastor Robert Moore of Salem.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 April 2011 12:53
 
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