Camp Freedom – Equipping Youth for “The Battle” this Summer PDF Print E-mail

There is no doubt that today’s teenagers face more challenges than probably any generation before them. 
They are influenced by the internet, television, the media, their peers, so many sources of negativity. So then how do parents best combat these negative influences?  Where can they go for good direction and guidance?  Who will come alongside them and encourage them to rise above, to stand out, to be more than the low standard the world convinces them is acceptable? 

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Local youth serve homeless at Exit 0 PDF Print E-mail

The youth group “3D - Draw, Develop, Deepen” from Pekin United Methodist Church feed the homeless last Friday at Exit 0.
There were 14 youth and five adults who prepared the meal and served it to more than 75.
The meal consisted of Barbecue Chicken that was furnished by the United Methodist Men as well as Baked Beans and potato salad.
Brownies and cupcakes.
Other items for the meal were donated by members of the church.





Pictured is the serving line just below the over pass on the Indiana side of Interstate 65.

 
Miss Harvest Homecoming advances in Miss Indiana Pageant PDF Print E-mail

Last August, Paige Conrad was crowned Miss Harvest Homecoming 2011 and Miss Congeniality during the scholarship pageant in New Albany.

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Two die in horrific head-on collision on S.R. 256 east of Austin June 13 PDF Print E-mail

Emergency personnel rushed to a second fatality accident on Wednesday afternoon, June 13, east of Austin on State Road 256. Callers reported a head-on collision between a gray 2007 Ford and a red Chevy Colorado pick-up truck just before 3:30 p.m. The wreck occurred several hundred feet past Austin Cemetery in a flat, clear stretch of the state road.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 June 2012 10:36
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CPD New K-9 team ready to help protect, serve hometown with pride PDF Print E-mail

For many young people growing up in a small town, hometown pride is easy to find.  Many grow up in the same town with the same classmates and friends for as long as they can remember. The feeling of taking pride in your hometown is natural, the opportunity to help protect and serve your hometown is one not to let pass you by.

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