‘. . . I was in prison and you came to visit me.’ PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Wednesday, 13 July 2011 00:00

For nearly 40 years now, volunteers from the local churches have been going into Washington County Prison to teach, befriend and minister to the inmates locked away in solitude there. Different volunteer groups enter the jail at various times: some minister once a month, others go in on a weekly basis. Typically, mens groups go in during every 2nd and 4th week of the month and ladies enter the prisons every 1st and 3rd week.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 July 2011 08:53
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“This track is the best it’s ever been at the fair” PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Wednesday, 13 July 2011 00:00

by Cathy Dix Sipe
Correspondent

So said Terry Eaglin of TE Productions, who put on the Stock Car racing on July 11, 2011, at the grandstand at the Scott County 4-H Fair. The track was fast which meant that the racing was fast and fun for the viewers. The mastermind behind the fast track was Steve Trabue who turned a grass covered oval into a race track.  At first the track was a bit too dry but a water truck soon remedied that. Racers came from California, Tennessee, and Kentucky to participate. As usual, Julian’s Wrecker Service was on hand, as well as firemen.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 July 2011 08:50
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Event at old gym.... Second special USDA food distribution set July 22 in Austin for qualified families PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Wednesday, 13 July 2011 00:00

Nearly 200 families were assisted during the first USDA commodities distribution held on June 17 at the old gym at Austin Upper Elementary School.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 July 2011 08:54
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3rd annual Back to School Bash and Backpack Giveaway to be held in Greenway Park August 6 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Janna Ross   
Wednesday, 13 July 2011 00:00

The Charlestown Parks & Recreation Department and the North Clark Outreach Center will host the third annual “Back to School Bash and Backpack Giveaway.”
Last year they gave away 500 backpacks.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 July 2011 08:59
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Scott County Standoff Ends With Safe Child PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Wednesday, 13 July 2011 00:00

On Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at approximately 5:20 p.m., the Scottsburg City Police Department responded to 898 Allen Street on a welfare check of a child.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 July 2011 07:55
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