Founder’s Day Street Dance to be held Saturday PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Tuesday, 01 June 2010 00:00

 

The Charlestown Beautification Committee will hosts it 3rd annual Founder's Day Street Dance.

Join the fun on Saturday June 5 in Greenway Park and dance to tunes from the 50's, 60's, 70's and 80's. Chuck Ledbetter Sr., the "Classic DJ" and "Music Mixer" John Wall will begin playing tunes at 8:30 until 11 p.m.

Parks concessions will open at 8 p.m. selling cheeseburgers, chili dogs and pork chop sandwiches. Bring your lawn chairs and join them for a night of dancing under the stars. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.

For more Founder's Day events go to www.cityofcharlestown.com

 

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 June 2010 13:30
 
Pirate track and field produce Sectional Champs in three Events PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Tuesday, 25 May 2010 00:00

 

 

The Pirate Track and Field team finished fourth out of 12 teams Thursday night, May 20, at the Jeffersonville Sectional.

Some of the non scoring highlights of the night included Lucas Poteet and Cesar Hernandez finishing first in their flights and Morgan Burkhart making it to the finals of the long jump.

Scoring points for the team were Michael Baines in four events, Josh King and Aaron Daniel in three events, Clay Daniel and Daniel Taylor in two events, Ryan Wilkerson, Kyle Jenkins, Kie Sutherland, and Morgan Burkhart in

one event.

Advancing to next week's regional in Bloomington are Clay Daniel in the shot put, Aaron Daniel in the high jump, Michael Baines in long jump, Josh King in the 110 hurdles, the 400 meter relay team consisting of Baines, Morgan Burkhart, Daniel Taylor, and Ryan Wilkerson.

Sectional champions and also advancing to the regional were Michael Baines in the 100 meter dash, Josh King in the 400 meter, and the 1600 meter relay team consisting of Kyle Jenkins, Josh King, Michael Baines, and Daniel Taylor.

For more information about Pirate Track and Field, go to www.CharlestownPiratePride.com/Track.htm.

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 May 2010 11:45
 
Sellersburg Pool hours announced PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Tuesday, 25 May 2010 00:00

 

Officials with the Sellersburg Pool have announced this season’s schedule and operating hours.

The Sellersburg Pool will open on Saturday, May 29 will be open all of Memorial Day weekend. The pool will open for the season after school is out for the summer. The first day of the summer season at the Sellersburg Pool will be Friday, June 4.

The Sellersburg Pool operating hours will be Monday through Saturday from 12 noon to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m.

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 May 2010 11:43
 
Openings still available for Founder’s Day Prince and Princess contest PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Tuesday, 25 May 2010 00:00

The annual Charlestown Founder’s Day Prince and Princess Contest will take place on Saturday, June 12 at 2 p.m. It will be held at the Charlestown Arts and Enrichment Center located at 999 Water Street. There will be a $2 admission charge to attend.

Children interested in participating in the pageant must be between the ages of 4 and 6 on the day of the pageant. The rules of the pageant as well as applications are available at City Hall and online at www.ctownbeautification.com.

The winners of the prince and princess contest will each receive a $50 Toys-R-Us gift card and get to ride in a convertible during the Founder’s Day Parade on June 26. All participants will receive a small award, have his or her picture in The Leader in a full color article prior to the Founder’s Day Festival, and also ride on a float during the Founder’s Day parade.

The deadline to submit applications is Friday, May 28 and the fee to enter is $20. They will only accept applications from the first 20 boys and the first 20 girls.

If you have any questions, please contact Heather Mick at (812) 256-7126.

All proceeds benefit the Charlestown Beautification Committee.

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 May 2010 11:44
 
Circuit Judge holds second annual mock trial for local Scouts PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 18 May 2010 00:00

 

Circuit Judge Daniel Moore held a Mock Trial for area boy scouts on Wednesday, April 28 and according to the Judge, “it was a huge success and a good educational experience.”
This is Moore’s second year as Circuit Court Judge and he frequently schedules events like these as part of his Riding The Circuit program, to reach out into the community and expand knowledge of the court system.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 May 2010 12:17
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