City Council chambers lively during September meeting PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 18 September 2012 00:00

City Hall’s council chamber was a lively place during the city council’s monthly meeting on September 10. Mayor David Bower and the council updated those in attendance on some of the major projects Salem city departments are currently working on, while also beginning to look ahead to what challenges may await the city in 2013.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 September 2012 09:29
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Political satire takes stage PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Tuesday, 18 September 2012 00:00

As November approaches and the presidential campaigns reach new heights of euphemism and overblown rhetoric, we begin to wonder if either of the party’s candidates can rise to the occasion and become the leader we need. We find ourselves asking if our country is even capable of producing another Washington, Lincoln or Roosevelt. And, if it is, will we recognize them as such or will it take the lens of history to reveal the true scope of their genius?

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Girls’ soccer success 10 years in the making PDF Print E-mail

The immutable bard once told us that, “If it be true that good wine needs no bush, ‘tis true that a good play needs no epilogue. Yet to good wine they do use good bushes, and good plays prove the better by the help of good epilogues.”

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SHS girls golf team makes it to regional PDF Print E-mail

The Salem High School girls’ finished third at Sectionals in Bedford on Saturday, Sept. 15, and competed at Regionals in Evansville last Saturday. Team scores from sectional were Madison 355, Bedford 363 and Salem 379. Salem’s individual scorers were Brittney Walker 92, Amber Kilburn 92,Chelsea Lamb 93, Emily Motsinger 102 and Mariah Deaton 106. At regional the Lady Lions shot 392 at regionals and were led by Walker with an 85.

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Friday Night on the Square part of Old Settlers’ Days Festival PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Tuesday, 11 September 2012 12:37

The chill of fall will soon be in the air, which means Friday Night on the Square is also quickly approaching. The festival will take place on September 14 from 6 to 10 pm. Traffic will be blocked off from the square during this time.
In addition to the various booths that are scattered around the square representing local business and organizations, the Washington County Chamber of Commerce has been working hard to bring some new attractions to the Friday night celebration, and even a few familiar events from past festivals.

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