?FEMA awards $94,402 in assistance grants to Monroe Township Volunteer Fire Department PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 04 February 2009 00:00
 ?  The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded $94,402 from the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program to the Monroe Township Volunteer Fire Department in Henryville, Ind. Nationally, the fiscal year (FY) 2008 AFG awards will provide approximately $500 million to fire departments and nonaffiliated emergency medical service organizations throughout the country.
   The AFG and SAFER programs are the result of an effort by the Federal government to ensure the provision of a solid foundation for local fire and emergency response services. These grants help to ensure the nation’’s firefighters have the basic tools and resources necessary to safely perform their responsibilities, save lives and continue to protect residents from fire.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2009 13:35
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?Clark County Property Tax Extension PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 04 February 2009 00:00
?    Shirley Nolot, Clark County Treasurer, has extended the property tax deadline for Clark County to Friday, February 6 due to the bad weather. Shirley recognized the bad weather has kept property owners from being able to get out and didn’t want owners penalized due to the weather.
    The second installment for the property taxes from 2007 due in 2008 was to be paid by Tuesday, February 3 and the deadline has been extended to Friday, February 6.
    Nolot wanted to remind taxpayers they can pay their taxes in person at the Treasurer’s office at the Court House in Jeffersonville. They can also mail the taxes to The Clark County Treasurer, PO Box 1508, Jeffersonville, IN 47131. Taxpayers can also pay their taxes at New Washington State Bank, Main Source Bank and Community Bank.
    Nolot hopes that this will help everyone make the due date.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2009 13:36
 
?CCSO advises delay in 2009 ATV permits PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 04 February 2009 00:00
?    Clark County Sheriff Danny Rodden advises residents that there has been a delay in receiving the 2009 ATV permits.
    The permits should be in the office by February 15 however interested people should call the Clark County Sheriff’s Office at 283-4471 before coming in to ensure the new permits have arrived.
    The 2008 ATV permits will be honored until the new permits arrive.
    Sheriff Rodden and the Clark County Sheriff’s Office is sorry for any inconvenience this delay may cause.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2009 13:37
 
?Mother Nature paralyzes the County with a blanket of snow and ice PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 04 February 2009 00:00
???    As Meteorologists predicted, Mother Nature paralyzed Washington County as it dumped eight to ten inches of snow and up to one inch of ice on the County  Tuesday, January 27 and Wednesday, January 28.
    Prior to the ice storm that followed four to six inches of snow was dumped early on January 27, Sheriff Claude Combs along with Mayor Bower, Emergency Management, County Commissioners, volunteer fire departments, Salem Fire Department, EMS and Campbellsburg and Pekin Town Marshall set a meeting on January 27 around to 2:45 p.m. to go over the plan of action the County would take.
    According to Sheriff Claude Combs the plans of action worked very well with no serious injuries or deaths reported during this storm.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2009 13:41
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?February schedule of events for Washington County Memorial Hospital PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 04 February 2009 00:00
?    Washington County Memorial Hospital provides several classes, clinics and seminars throughout the month to provide the residents of Washington County with opportunities to improve their health. Following is a list of events and classes scheduled for the month of February.
    Go Red for Women Brown Bag Luncheon – Wear red on Friday, February 6, to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke and join WCMH Family Practice physician Kalen Carty, MD, as she discusses the risk factors and symptoms of heart disease that women need to know. The seminar will be held from Noon – 1 p.m. in the WCMH Classroom. For more information or to register, call 883.5881 ext. 1366.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2009 13:42
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