Local students, teachers honored in Harrison County Community Foundation’s Excellence in Education Celebration PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 25 June 2009 00:00
    Students and teachers from Lanesville and North Harrison were honored Thursday (June 18) at the Showroom of the Horseshoe Casino near Elizabeth, Indiana.
    David Henke of Lanesville Community Schools and Danny Schmidt of North Harrison Middle School were two of five Harrison County Chamber of Commerce Educators of the Year. The other three were: Kate Fleace (Corydon High), Wendy Carter (South Central Elementary), and Debbie Miles (South Central/Heth-Washington Elementary).
    Lanesville Supt. Sam Gardner introduced the five Educators of the Year, and said a few words of introduction regarding each.
    Henke teaches art history to grades 1-12 at Lanesville, including a class period in which he simultaneously teaches three different classes in the same period at the high school period.
    As the student who nominated him put it in their nomination of him, “He treats us like equals.”
    Henke then spoke for a moment.
    “I’m very humbled to receive this award. I work with great people at Lanesville,” he said. “My teachers have inspired me throughout my career. God has given me many graces.”
Last Updated on Thursday, 25 June 2009 09:22
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Pot Grower Arrested in Harrison County PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 25 June 2009 00:00

    This past Tuesday evening, Troopers from the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg arrested Anthony Chase Hardin, 19, pictured above, for growing marijuana at his residence located at 5050 Pumping Station Road in Elizabeth.
    Trooper Mike Bennett, who serves as the Sellersburg District’s Marijuana Eradication Coordinator, received information that marijuana was growing in and around the residence located at 5050 Pumping Station Rd in Elizabeth and was able to obtain a search warrant for the residence and property.
    After the search warrant was executed, 39 growing marijuana plants ranging from a few inches tall to two feet tall were located inside and outside of the home.
    Anthony Chase Hardin was arrested and charged with  Possession of Marijuana over 30 Grams with the Intent to Deliver, D Felony, Cultivating Marijuana over 30 grams, D Felony,  and  Possession of Paraphernalia, A Misdemeanor. Anthony Chase Hardin was incarcerated in the Harrison County Jail awaiting his first court appearance.
    The approximate street value of the confiscated Marijuana at maturity would be approximately $40,000 in
U. S. Currency. This investigation is continuing.
Last Updated on Thursday, 25 June 2009 09:24
 
Floyd Central, Providence finish 4th & 7th in state golf meet at Franklin PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 25 June 2009 00:00
    Floyd Central finished in 4th place in the 73rd Annual Indiana High School Boys Golf State Finals Wednesday (June 17), after sitting in 6th place after the first round of play on Tuesday (June 16). Providence (ranked 15th) finished in 7th place after the final round Wednesday, after sitting in 8th place after the first round Tuesday.
    The Highlanders had a total score for both days of 612, while providence had a two day score of 616.
    Both teams had the same scores for both rounds, with the Highlanders carding team scores of 306 and 306, and the Pioneers carding scores of 308 and 308.
    Going into the state meet, Floyd was ranked 19th and the 4th place finish as a team pleased Highlander coach Mike Cason.
    “We’re real happy with that,” said Cason. “Being ranked 19th in the state, and finishing 4th, that’s quite an accomplishment.”
    Cason thought that as the season started off, his team needed more experience, but was pleased with the way the team progressed over the year.
    Cason thought that the team started off slow in the first round, after a pouring rain at the beginning of the round, but thought that they played the back nine “really well.”
Last Updated on Thursday, 25 June 2009 09:28
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Amy Hermann is crowned Miss Clark County PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 25 June 2009 00:00
    Last Thursday night at 10 beautiful young ladies took to the stage at Providence High School’s Robinson Performing Arts Center, all dreaming of the same outcome, to be crowned Miss Clark County 2009.
    The girls were interviewed by the pageant judges on Thursday afternoon. During the pageant the girls were judged on professional wear and evening gown competition. The evening also highlighted entertainment from Indiana United Dance Team, 2005 Miss Clark County Raneigh Prall and Amon Prall and 2007 Miss Clark County Kelsey Abbott.
    Charlie Jenkins from Clear Channel Radio again entertained the audience as the Master of Ceremony.
    After the competition the judges had the always difficult decision of crowning the new Miss Clark County and her court.
    After the intermission the audience of moms, dads, aunts, uncles, grandparents, cousins, friends and boyfriends filed back into the Robinson Performing Arts Center anxiously awaiting the moment they had all been waiting for.
    Then the announcement came. Amy Hermann was crowned Miss Clark County 2009 by last year’s queen, Whitney Popp. Hermann is the 18 year old daughter of Gary and Janine Hermann.
Last Updated on Thursday, 25 June 2009 09:33
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2009 Founders Day Celebration Road Closure, Lane Restriction and Parking Enforcement Summary PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 25 June 2009 00:00
    The Charlestown Police Department would like to inform local residents and visitors of scheduled road closures and parking restrictions during the ninth annual Charlestown Founder’s Day Celebration.  The Department requests your assistance and cooperation in making the event enjoyable, safe, and secure for everyone who attends.  As a reminder, alcoholic beverages, weapons of any kind, lude or disorderly conduct will not be permitted or tolerated in and around the event areas, including Greenway Park, Jonathan Jennings Carnival Rides area and the City Square.
    The following is a summary of the NO PARKING restricted areas (both sides of the street) for Saturday, June 27th, 2009.
1. HIGH STREET from Walnut St. to Market St. 2. WALNUT STREET from High St. to Main St.
3. MAIN STREET from Walnut St. to Wood St. 4. SPRING STREET from Main St. to Thompson St.
5. MONROE STREET from Sr 62 to Market St.
    The following is a summary of all ROAD CLOSURES for Friday and Saturday, June 26th, and 27th, 2009.
1.)FRIDAY 3PM THRU SATURDAY MIDNIGHT
SPRING STREET from Main St. to Thompson St.
(Except permitted Hall Apartment residents)

2.)FRIDAY 3PM THRU 11PM
MAIN STREET from Market St. to Walnut St.

3.)SATURDAY 8AM THRU SATURDAY 11PM
MAIN STREET from Market St. to Walnut St.
    For more information regarding PARKING RESTRICTIONS, DETOUR ROUTES, STREET CLOSURES, OR EVENT RULES, contact Major Keith McDonald at the Charlestown Police Department.  For more information about the 9th annual Charlestown Founder’s Day Celebration, visit www.cityofcharlestown.com or call (812) 256-7126.
Last Updated on Thursday, 25 June 2009 09:36
 
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