Local wildland fire fighter helps in California’s large rim fire PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Tuesday, 10 September 2013 00:00

Shelley Grimes, a residence of Otisco, is currently out west fighting the large Rim Fire located in California. The Rim fire has scorched over 225,000 acres and now is the fourth largest wildfire in California’s recorded history. Nearly 5,000 fire personnel are now battling the flames of the Rim Fire. Grimes is part of a 20 person hand crew that is creating fire breaks in order to prevent the fire from spreading. She and her crew are on a 14 day deployment working 16 to 18 hours a day, sleeping in tents and often in self sufficient Spike Camps. Spike Camps are defined as a Fire Camp with minimum facilities established along the fire line with no electric, running water, and often no communication with the outside. 

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Six people listed as injured in three vehicular accidents occurring recently PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Tuesday, 10 September 2013 00:00

Three recent vehicular accidents in Scott County and Scottsburg left six people injured, according to reports released by the Sheriff’s Department and Scottsburg City Police Department.

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Todd Combs receives US Attorney Award PDF Print E-mail
Joseph H. Hogsett. the United States Attorney, was in Salem Friday to acknowledge the presentation of a U.S. Attorney Award to Washington County Sheriff Detective Todd Combs, joined by Sheriff Combs, Hogsett applauded the significant impact that federal-local collaboration has had in the Salem area. 
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X marks the spot for Borden’s Frank Kimmel PDF Print E-mail
When you think of the ARCA racing series one name usually comes to mind -- Borden’s Frank Kimmel.
Kimmel is seeking his 10th championship in the series. He currently holds a sizeable 305-point lead over the next closest driver in the 2013 point standings. 
Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 September 2013 12:45
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Pirates dominate Generals 68-0 in the Bone Yard PDF Print E-mail
The Charlestown High Pirate Football team got their winning ways in full gear Friday night, September 6 during the 46th meeting between Charlestown and Clarksville (0-3). The Pirates (1-2 and 1-1 Mid Southern Conference), who now have won seven straight against Coach Hawkins’ alma mater, had no problem running the ball against the undermanned Generals; while holding the visitors to a total of 59 yards of offense the entire game. 
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