Holstine resigns from East Washington School Corporation PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 02 September 2009 00:00
     During a special meeting held with the East Washington School Board of Trustees on Tuesday, August 25 the school board accepted the resignation of High School math teacher Connie Holstine with a unanimous decision effective immediately.
    Holstine did not speak during the meeting, but a former student of Holstine's was present, who spoke in support of Holstine.
    The next regular scheduled meeting will be Tuesday, September 8. at 7 p.m. All are invited to attend.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 September 2009 08:24
 
Kyle W. Daulton: Wanted and considered armed and dangerous PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 02 September 2009 00:00

     On Friday, August 28,  at approximately 12:30 p.m.,deputies from Washington County Sheriff's Department, troopers from Indiana State Police and Indiana Conservation Officers were at 8609 State Road 135, Vallonia, in Washington County, attempting to serve a arrest warrants on Kyle W. Daulton, 22 (residing at above address). As officers approached the resident Kyle W. Daulton fired several shots from a shotgun. After firing the shots he fled on foot and escaped into a wooded area behind the home. As he fled officers gave chase and noticed he was in possession of a handgun. After he got away from officers the officers immediately set a perimeter around the area where he fled. A helicopter and K-P were called in from the Indiana State Police and officers continued to search on foot.
    A approximately 4:30 p.m., Kyle W. Daulton was seen in the area of 8658 Old Forestry Road, approximately one mile from where he disappeared. After setting up another perimeter officers applied for a search warrant for the home and property located at 8658 Old Forestry Road. Shortly after 6 p.m., officers executed the search warrant.
Officers did not located Kyle W. Daulton during the search warrant but officers did locate an alleged stolen ATV, alleged stolen tools and a suspected methamphetamine lab on the property.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 September 2009 08:35
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Fire claims one life PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 02 September 2009 00:00
     A fire that broke out on Friday night, August 28 on Grandview Drive, Gradnview Manor Apartments, building 512-C which claimed the life of Aleeta G. Martin, 60, of Salem.
    The Salem Fire Department received a call at 8:38 p.m. And arrived on the scene six minutes later with the ambulance arriving just before the Fire Department.  The fire was  contained as they arrived on the scene the department was notified that a women could possible be inside with that information they broke a sliding glass door and saw Martin, deceased. All ten apartment complexes were evacuated due to smoke. The fire was contained to just one apartment. All were evacuated for precautionary reason.
    The Waters of Salem was generous enough to bring their transport vehicle to the scene and take all occupants of the apartment complex back to The Waters. The fire remains under investigation.
    According to Deputy Coroner Steve Garloch, an autopsy was performed at Dunn Memorial Hospital in Bedford by Forensic Pathologist, James Jacobi, with the preliminary results of death revealed to be smoke inhalation. The final report of the autopsy and toxicology reports will not be completed for approximately four weeks,  with the exact cause of death yet to be determined.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 September 2009 08:31
 
Scott County Soil & Water Conservation District Fall Sale PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 02 September 2009 00:00
    The Scott County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is once again offering Grade 1 container trees and plants for sale.  These are supplied by Forrest Keeling Nursery, a family-owned and operated nursery based in Elsberry, Missouri.  All trees and shrubs are nursery stock, exhibiting straightness of trunk and uniformity of branching.  They are very reasonably priced at $25 each for a 3 gallon best-quality container.
    Available trees include Autumn Blaze Maple, Black Oak, Black Walnut, Cinnamon Bark River Birch, Fringetree, Hackberry, Magnolia, Northern Red Oak, Norway Spruce, Pagoda Dogwood, Pecan, Persimmon, Plum, Robin Hill Serviceberry, Royal Frost Birch, Sycamore, White Pine and Willow Oak.
    The following shrubs are also for sale:  Henry’s Garnet Sweetspire, Lynwood Gold Forsythia, Ninebark, Old-Fashioned Lilac, Shrubby St. John’s Wort and Wisteria.
    The District is offering perennial plants of Aromatic Aster, Marsh Milkweed, Obedient Plant, Ox-eye Sunflower, Purple Prairie Clover, Rose Mallow, Stifftick Coreopsis, White Wild Indigo and Wild Bergamot.  All perennials are 1 gallon containers and offered for $8.50 each.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 September 2009 08:17
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Hosparus to host “Dancing with the Stars and Style Show” PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 26 August 2009 00:00
    Hosparus – Hospice of Southern Indiana will host their annual “Dancing with the Stars and Style Show” event at Hubers Winery Plantation Hall on Tuesday, September 1. The doors open at 5 p.m. for guests to view the silent auction items and enjoy a light buffet. Tickets for this event are $50 each.
    This is the 6th annual United We Stand fundraiser for Hosparus of Southern Indiana (formerly Hospice & Palliative Care of Southern Indiana). Last year more than 800 attended and the net revenue for Hosparus was over $83,000. Hosparus raises money by sponsoring a Fashion Show, which includes local retailers from Sisters on the Square in Salem, Priddy Accessories in New Albany, Petunias in Jeffersonville, and Yudofskys in Louisville.
    The main feature is the “Dancing with the Stars” contest. The dancers for this year are (1) Bob Koetter Jr., President of Koetter Construction, Inc. (2) Missi Sprigler, WKLO 96.9 Radio Account Executive (3) Tom Tolone, President of Cherryman Industries, Inc. (4) Jill Kraft Scott, Speech Therapist for NAFC Schools (5) Mike Kelley, President of W M Kelley Co., Inc. and (6) Amy Huber, 4th Grade Teacher at Holy Family.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 August 2009 08:38
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