Sellersburg Police Chief Russ Whelan now looking for new Reserves PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 15 July 2009 00:00
    Sellersburg Police Chief Russ Whelan has announced his intention to add reserve officers to the department.
    Interested citizens are encouraged to obtain an application from the Sellersburg Police Department located at 101 S. New Albany Street in Sellersburg. Applications may be received from Deputy Chief Donald Ross Jr. or Administrative Assistant Patty Clapp Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    The deadline for applications is Friday, August 7.
    Candidates for the Sellersburg Police Department’s Reserve Program must be 35 years old or younger and possess a valid driver’s license. They also must have a minimum high school diploma or equivalent and they cannot have a criminal background.
    “Our Reserve program has been very successful. Five of our 15 Officers have been from our Reserve Program. Chief Whelan wants to increase the number of reserve officers to 10 or 12,” stated Ross. “The reserve force plays a vital role to our agency, they assist us by handling duties for the Sellersburg Town Court, such as inmate transport and serving as Bailiff.”
    All eligible candidates that complete the application process will be contacted by Major Ross during the week beginning on August 10.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 July 2009 12:32
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Charlestown to participate in National Night Out PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 15 July 2009 00:00
    On Tuesday, August 4, neighborhoods throughout Charlestown are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 26th  Annual National Night Out crime and drug?prevention event.
    National Night Out, which is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW) and co?sponsored locally by the Charlestown Neighborhood Block Watch, will involve over 15,000 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases around the world.
    From 7 to 10 p.m. on August 4, residents in neighborhoods throughout Charlestown are asked to lock their doors, turn on the outside lights and spend the evening outside with neighbors and police. Many neighborhoods throughout Charlestown will be hosting a variety of special events such as a block party, cookouts, visits from police, flashlight walks and youth activities.
    In all, over 37 million people are expected to participate in the event throughout the world.
    To learn more about how you and your neighbors can participate in this event, contact Mayor’s Assistant Ruthie Jackson at 812?2256?3422 or by e?mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 July 2009 12:34
 
Charlestown Parks and Recreation Summer Camp set July 20-22 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 15 July 2009 00:00
    The Charlestown Parks and Recreation will host its second Camp of the Summer.
    This camp is for boys and girls ages 12-14. The camp will be held at the Arts and Enrichment Center located at 999 Water Street in Charlestown.
    The cost of the Camp is $25.00.
    Camp hours will be 9 a.m. to 3p.m. Lunch and snacks will be provided.
    Campers will receive a Parks t-shirt.
    Campers will be introduced to the new Apple laptops that will be used at Charlestown High School this fall, they will make videos using Video Flip Cameras and the MacBooks.
    There will be games, outdoor sports, movies and lots of fun.
    Space is limited to the first 15 campers.
    Registration forms can be picked up at Charlestown City Hall in the Mayors office.
    Campers must be registered by 4 p.m. on Thursday, July 16. If you have any questions please contact Rhonda Davidson at
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Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 July 2009 12:35
 
Amy Hermann is crowned Miss Clark County PDF Print E-mail
Written by Janna Ross   
Thursday, 25 June 2009 00:00
    Last Thursday night at 10 beautiful young ladies took to the stage at Providence High School’s Robinson Performing Arts Center, all dreaming of the same outcome, to be crowned Miss Clark County 2009.
    The girls were interviewed by the pageant judges on Thursday afternoon. During the pageant the girls were judged on professional wear and evening gown competition. The evening also highlighted entertainment from Indiana United Dance Team, 2005 Miss Clark County Raneigh Prall and Amon Prall and 2007 Miss Clark County Kelsey Abbott.
    Charlie Jenkins from Clear Channel Radio again entertained the audience as the Master of Ceremony.
    After the competition the judges had the always difficult decision of crowning the new Miss Clark County and her court.
    After the intermission the audience of moms, dads, aunts, uncles, grandparents, cousins, friends and boyfriends filed back into the Robinson Performing Arts Center anxiously awaiting the moment they had all been waiting for.
    Then the announcement came. Amy Hermann was crowned Miss Clark County 2009 by last year’s queen, Whitney Popp. Hermann is the 18 year old daughter of Gary and Janine Hermann.
Last Updated on Thursday, 25 June 2009 09:33
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2009 Founders Day Celebration Road Closure, Lane Restriction and Parking Enforcement Summary PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 25 June 2009 00:00
    The Charlestown Police Department would like to inform local residents and visitors of scheduled road closures and parking restrictions during the ninth annual Charlestown Founder’s Day Celebration.  The Department requests your assistance and cooperation in making the event enjoyable, safe, and secure for everyone who attends.  As a reminder, alcoholic beverages, weapons of any kind, lude or disorderly conduct will not be permitted or tolerated in and around the event areas, including Greenway Park, Jonathan Jennings Carnival Rides area and the City Square.
    The following is a summary of the NO PARKING restricted areas (both sides of the street) for Saturday, June 27th, 2009.
1. HIGH STREET from Walnut St. to Market St. 2. WALNUT STREET from High St. to Main St.
3. MAIN STREET from Walnut St. to Wood St. 4. SPRING STREET from Main St. to Thompson St.
5. MONROE STREET from Sr 62 to Market St.
    The following is a summary of all ROAD CLOSURES for Friday and Saturday, June 26th, and 27th, 2009.
1.)FRIDAY 3PM THRU SATURDAY MIDNIGHT
SPRING STREET from Main St. to Thompson St.
(Except permitted Hall Apartment residents)

2.)FRIDAY 3PM THRU 11PM
MAIN STREET from Market St. to Walnut St.

3.)SATURDAY 8AM THRU SATURDAY 11PM
MAIN STREET from Market St. to Walnut St.
    For more information regarding PARKING RESTRICTIONS, DETOUR ROUTES, STREET CLOSURES, OR EVENT RULES, contact Major Keith McDonald at the Charlestown Police Department.  For more information about the 9th annual Charlestown Founder’s Day Celebration, visit www.cityofcharlestown.com or call (812) 256-7126.
Last Updated on Thursday, 25 June 2009 09:36
 
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