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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HCCF awards $671,567 in grants PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 23 March 2011 00:00

The Harrison County Community Foundation has awarded $671,567 to various projects and agencies supporting Harrison County. The Grants Committee reviewed 49 grant applications from agencies requesting more than $2 million for a variety of projects. The successful spring grant applicants are:
The Community Foundation has awarded over $47,500,000 to support not-for-profit projects and scholarships since October 1997.  Total assets of the Foundation currently exceed $115 million thanks to donations from the community and continuing contributions from Horseshoe Southern Indiana.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 March 2011 07:34
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Clark County 4-H Corporation announces 2011 3rd Edition Collector’s Fair Basket PDF Print E-mail
Written by Janna Ross   
Wednesday, 23 March 2011 00:00

Local fair fans will have a special opportunity to begin or add to a fair memorabilia collection while supporting the Clark County 4-H Fair(July 8-16) by purchasing the Fair’s 3rd Edition 2011 Collector Basket. Profits from the basket sales will support Clark County 4-H Club programming.
The Corporation Board is offering the “Recipe w/lid” basket as their 2011 3rd Edition Collector Basket. This hard maple basket is handmade by American Traditions Basket Company in Canal Fulton, Ohio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 March 2011 07:36
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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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