EHS “The Leadership Project” to hit the road PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Wednesday, 23 March 2011 00:00

Last summer Youth First hosted a training, Asset Champions, for counselors from all three school districts in the county to learn about the 40 Assets and techniques for empowering youth. 
“By empowering our youth our hope is to engage youth in every element of their lives…..academics, their community, relationships, exploring their passions, career exploration, building self-esteem and the list goes,” said Youth First Director Beth Armstrong.
One Asset Champion, Kate Jones, a counselor at Eastern High School took an unique approach.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 March 2011 07:33
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Man shoots himself after altercation PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Tuesday, 15 March 2011 00:00

A domestic dispute turned violent last Friday when Jared Daulton allegedly turned the gun on himself and shot his arm with a .22 caliber rifle.
Dalton was arrested and charged with Domestic Battery, a Class A felony and Criminal Confinement, a Class D felony after an altercation with his wife..
According to the probable cause affidavit obtained from the Washington County Prosecutor Dustin Houchin, Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy Jim Strange arrived at a house located on S.R. 135 North to check on a female who had called her mother.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 March 2011 12:43
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Six arrested for OWI PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Tuesday, 15 March 2011 00:00

The Indiana State Police increased efforts last weekend to take drivers who are under the influence of alcohol of the roadways.
In Washington County, those efforts led to six arrests being made.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 March 2011 12:44
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St.Vincent to sponsor 4th Annual Jinny Scifres 5K Run 4 A Cause PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Tuesday, 15 March 2011 00:00

St.Vincent Salem Hospital will once again host the Jinny Scifres 5K Run 4 A Cause to benefit Relay for Life. The event will take place on Saturday, April 16 and will begin at the Salem High School track parking lot.
The Jinny Scifres 5k Run 4 A Cause was named in honor of Jinny Scifres who was Director of Nursing at WCMH (now known as St.Vincent Salem Hospital). Scifres, who was an avid walker, passed away from cancer in 2000.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 March 2011 12:46
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SPD investigate break-in at KFC PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Thursday, 10 March 2011 00:00

The Salem Police Department is investigating a break-in at KFC that apparently happened some time after 10 p.m. Tuesday, March 8.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 March 2011 12:50
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