Scott County Fair Booth and box seats available PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Thursday, 28 May 2009 00:00
    The 2009 Scott County Fair Booth and Box Seats are still available for rent..
    At this time all booth and box seat renters during the 2008 County Fair have been notified about the 2009 rates and conditions for booth and box seat rental for the upcoming fair.
    If someone was a 2008 renter and have not received this information they need to call Ken McMichael at 752-8405 days or 752-4467 nights. Any person, club, group or vendor that was not a renter at the 2008 Scott County Fair, but would like to rent this year should also contact McMichael.
    New indoor and outdoor spaces have been added for this year’s fair and there are still spaces available on a first pay/first get basis.
    Box seats are still available on the same basis.
    Rental fees for 2009 are as follows:
    Inside booths are $125; outside booths - non profit $150, for profit $175 including the grandstand booths and box seats are $100.
    Anyone wishing to rent a space for th3 2009 Scott County Fair or wants more information should contact Ken McMichael at 752-8405 days or 752-4467 nights.
Last Updated on Thursday, 28 May 2009 08:33
 
Payton’s Charity Ride set for June 20 PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 28 May 2009 00:00
    The second annual Payton’s Charity Ride a Memorial Ride for Payton Ward will be held June 20.
    The ride will begin at Schuler’s Family Restaurant on State Road 160 in Henryville. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. The ride starts at 11 a.m. The ride will be 110 miles. To pre-register call 1-812-406-7453, 1-812-294-4869 or 502-475-6672.
    Cost is $20 per bike. All proceeds will go to help pay for the funeral expenses of Payton Ward, who passed away on March 31.
    Cash prizes will be awarded to the winners. Door prizes and 50/50 raffle will also be held. Food and live music will follow the ride.
    In case of inclement weather, please call for new date.
Last Updated on Thursday, 28 May 2009 08:34
 
Tent Revival in Austin PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 28 May 2009 00:00
    A tent revival featuring evangelist Joseph Grim of the Full Gospel Tabernacle will be hosting a week-long revival on theme of “Making the Most Out of the Kingdom of God.”
    The revival will be June 1-5, staring at 7 p.m. each evening.
    Special music and guest speakers will be held each night. A healing service will be held on Friday night.
    The revival will be held next to Ashley’s Dinner near the Interstate 65.
    For more information call 1-502-639-1186.
Last Updated on Thursday, 28 May 2009 08:38
 
Those seeking gun permits urged to use web system PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 13 May 2009 00:00
    Residents of Scott County and in surrounding counties in Southern Indiana who want to apply for an Indiana Firearms Permit can now start that process by using their home computers.
    Scott County law enforcement agencies will now accept gun permit applications via computer which gun owners are urged to begin by visiting the website at www.in.gov/isp before they visit a police department. At that website, applicants must follow the link under the Firearms Licensing tab.
    The process is easy. Each applicant can now begin his application from home by using an Internet-connected computer. To continue the application process, the applicant then visits his local police department or sheriff's department, depending on his legal address. Local and county police agencies have access to the licensing process and are now able to complete the process. They will access the application on-line and obtain fingerprints, fees and all signatures required. Additionally, law enforcement agencies can provide feedback on the status of applications or existing permits through the new system.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 May 2009 12:27
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Couple leads police on chase after failing to stop in Austin PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Wednesday, 13 May 2009 00:00
        An Austin couple who allegedly tried to outrun police on Wednesday, May 6, entered not guilty pleas to charges filed against them in Scott Superior Court.
        Michael S. Kemper, 28, and his wife, Tammy Kemper, 31, were charged after purportedly being involved in an incident of vandalism and fleeing in the early morning hours of May 6.
        According to the probable cause affidavit prepared by Austin Patrolman Robert Gudgel, the officer located the couple as he was traveling to investigate a report of vehicle vandalism that had occurred shortly after 3 a.m. in the Spicertown section of Austin. The dispatch had described a dark-colored Dodge Caravan with a driver side brake light out having been involved in vandalism. Reportedly, Michael Kemper had broken front and rear windows and a rear hatch window in a parked Chevy Trailblazer near Spicer Drive.
        Spotting a mini-van answering the description going north on Dowling Drive, the officer turned on his emergency lights and siren and pursued the van as it turned westbound onto State Road 256. He said he followed it, speed at times reaching 90 mph. It then turned north onto State Road 39 and then east onto County Road 600 South in Jackson County. Speeds at that time were around 60 mph, the officer noted.
        Eventually, the mini-van was stopped by Crothersville Police Chief Vurlin McIntosh. Chief McIntosh had heard dispatches on the pursuit and blocked the county road with his patrol car. The van stopped about 30 feet from the police vehicle, and Michael Kemper reportedly got out clutching the couple's 15-month-old child in his arms, running into a nearby woods.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 May 2009 12:29
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