Injury Crash in Georgetown PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 08 October 2009 00:00
    On September 30 at approximately 9:03 a.m., the Floyd County Sheriff’s Department received a call regarding a one vehicle crash in the 8400 block of Cooks Mill Road near Georgetown. Upon the arrival of First Responders it was determined the occupant had very serious injuries and Stat Flight Air Ambulance was contacted to transport the subject. Due to the severity of the injuries, the Floyd County Prosecutor’s Office Combined Accident Reconstruction Team (CART) was called to investigate the crash.
    The preliminary investigation shows that a 1999 Volkswagen Jetta was traveling eastbound on Cooks Mill Road when it topped a hillcrest and the driver lost control striking two telephone poles on the north side of the road. The driver was identified as Ashton Day, age 21, of Georgetown. She was transported to the University of Louisville Hospital and is listed in stable condition. Electrical power was disrupted for a short time while repairs were made to the pole.
    This investigation is continuing.
    Assisting agencies included: Floyd County Police, New Albany Police, Indiana State Police, Georgetown Fire Department and Harrison County REMC.
Last Updated on Thursday, 08 October 2009 07:31
 
Bank Robbery in Corydon PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 08 October 2009 00:00


    On Friday, October 2 at approximately 10:34 a.m., the Community 1st Bank located at 117 Chestnut Street in Corydon was robbed. The robbery was committed by a white male, approximately 40 to 50 years of age, 5’-8” to 6’-00” tall, and medium to heavy build. He was wearing long pants, a long sleeved dress shirt, eye glasses, and a baseball style cap.
    The suspect made verbal demands to the bank employee and displayed a handgun.  He fled out of the bank on foot. No direction of travel or vehicle information is available at this time.
    The suspect made away with an undisclosed amount of U. S. Currency. No one in the Bank was injured. This case is being investigated by the Indiana State Police with assistance from the Corydon Town Police Department and the F.B.I..
    Kentuckiana Crime Stoppers has offered up to a $1,000.00 reward for tips leading to the arrest of the robber in this crime. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Kentuckiana Crime Stoppers at 502-582-CLUE. All calls can be made collect for long distance callers and as always all callers can remain anonymous. Callers may also contact the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg at 1-800-872-6743 or outside of Indiana at 812-246-2509.
Last Updated on Thursday, 08 October 2009 07:33
 
Morgan Elementary PTO presents 57th Annual Fall Festival PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 08 October 2009 00:00
    On Friday, October 9th Morgan Elementary PTO will present the 57th Annual Fall Festival at the Elementary School in Palmyra. Chili supper will start at 5 p.m. Dinner will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. The games will begin at 5 p.m. and end at 9 p.m. Enjoy a bowl of chili, eat a hot dog, get some nachos and cheese, sample a slushie and try out the cotton candy. Go for a walk on the cake walk, try your shot at basketball toss or football toss, test your luck with the treasure chest, catch a duck on the duck pond or take part in the live auction. The auction will begin at 7 p.m.
    For more information, contact principal Lance Richards at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , at (812) 364-6138 or fax at (812) 364-4085. Morgan Elementary is located at 12225 Old Hwy 135 two miles South of Palmyra.
Last Updated on Thursday, 08 October 2009 07:34
 
Cougars fall to Dragons PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 08 October 2009 00:00
    The Silver Creek Dragons traveled west to Ramsey to take on North Harrison last Monday, September 28. A strong cold front moved into the area to make it a perfect night to watch a football game. The temperature might have been cold but the Dragons were hot.
    Silver Creek started their first drive by pounding the ball off tackle and in the middle of the Cougars defense. Grant Farley scored from 12 yards out on a quarterback option. The Dragons made a two point conversion by a pass from Anthony Everage to Grant Farley.  Silver Creek then recovered an on-side kick and seven plays later fullback Scott Grether went in for the score. The attempt at a two point conversion was unsuccessful. With 5:32 left in the first quarter, the score was 14-0.
    The Dragon defense forced the Cougars to punt and Silver Creek’s offense marched down the field behind juniors Grether and tailback Blake Evans. Once inside the red zone, quarterback Grant Farley scored his second touchdown of the night.  
Last Updated on Thursday, 08 October 2009 07:37
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Charlestown City Code Enforcement Officer to start issuing violations for ordinances pertaining to parking in yards, fences October 7 PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 08 October 2009 00:00
    In an effort to improve the health, safety and overall quality of life in the Charlestown community, the Building and Safety Office of the City of Charlestown would like to inform property owners and tenants that starting October 7, the City Code Enforcement Officer will start issuing violation notices for violations of Ordinance 2001?OR?28, as it pertains to restrictions on parking in yards, and Ordinances 1998?11 2008?OR?01 as they pertain to maintaining fences.
Parking in Yards
    Parking in yards is only allowed with 25 percent of the total length of the front yard or side setbacks of a property. Parking areas must be maintained with a solid base, i.e. rock, asphalt, gravel or concrete.
Fences
    Fences within the city must be kept in good condition and installed in a safe and structurally sound manner. A fence may be constructed of wood, rust?free metal, vinyl or other commercially produced synthetic material so long as it is durable, uniform and not unsightly. Fences must be well?kept and must not devalue neighboring properties.
    Should you receive notice of a violation you will be given time to correct the violations; if violations are not corrected within the proscribed amount of time, you will be issued a citation in court and face fines, liens and could face further legal action.
    If you have any questions on these or any other property ordinances, please contact Tony Jackson at 502?643?3938.
Last Updated on Thursday, 08 October 2009 07:38
 
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