“Education Matters” to Community Foundation PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 10 April 2013 00:00

According to a 2011 report put out by the Census Bureau, roughly 42% of adult residents in Washington County have only attained the educational equivalency of a high school diploma. 34% of adults have gone on to accomplish some level of college work, including about 18% who received a degree, and another 23% had not been able to receive a complete high school education.

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St. Vincent offers teen volunteer program PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Wednesday, 10 April 2013 00:00

St. Vincent Salem Hospital is now taking applications for teen volunteers during summer break. St. Vincent Salem Hospital’s teen volunteer program is designed to provide teens with experience in the healthcare field.  This serves as an opportunity to gain experience in healthcare, develop job skills, take an active role in community service, meet new friends, develop new interests, and develop high self-esteem.

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Future IU, U of L and UK stars on display at Floyd Central PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Wednesday, 10 April 2013 00:00

The Night of the Future Stars, the premier event of roundball activities of the Kentucky Derby Festival will kick off at Floyd Central this year with some of the top basketball recruits in the country. On Thursday night, April 18th, 7:00 PM basketball fans will get a glimpse of future stars for our favorite teams on Floyd Central High School’s court.  The Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County is pleased to be the title sponsor of this official Kentucky Derby Festival event to be held in southern Indiana. 

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EHS tennis team beats Corydon, EHS baseball team 0-2 PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Wednesday, 10 April 2013 00:00

The Eastern High School girls’ tennis team started the spring with a win over Mid Southern Conference rival Corydon, 4-1.
Krista Roberts won the number one singles position against Kayla Uhl,  6-2, 6-1.
Halie Mueller was the last one off the courts with a win in her number three singles position against Lillian Kopsolias; 1-6, 6-3, 6-4.

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Mayor takes on double role PDF Print E-mail

At a ceremony held Friday at Salem City Hall, Mayor David Bower was sworn in as a reserve officer for the Salem Police Department.

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