?“Move It Lose It Charlestown Day” proclaimed by Governor Daniels PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 14 January 2009 00:00
?    As the second Move It Lose It Charlestown (MILIC) kickoff began, a proclamation from Governor Mitch Daniels’ office was presented to event coordinators, wherein January 10, 2009 was proclaimed “Move It Lose It Charlestown Day” throughout the state of Indiana.
    At the kick-off event, Vicky Denney of PIP Printing, with assistance from Mindy Scott of Saint Catherine Regional Hospital, emceed the program and named winners of various door prizes.
    Charlestown Mayor Bob Hall was honored to present the overall winners of the initial MILIC program which ran from October 4 to December 20.
    Hall cited the individuals’ hard work and determination that made them successful.
    Jill Fellows of Anytime Fitness was kept busy at their booth as new participants sought information to help them reach their goals.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2009 10:38
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?Play Charlestown Pizza Company Pirate sports trivia and win a free meal PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 14 January 2009 00:00
?    Test your knowledge of Charlestown Pirate athletic history and win yummy prizes!  
    Charlestown Pirate Pride Sports Broadcasting, in conjunction with the Charlestown Pizza Company, brings you the Pirate Sports Trivia Contest. Play and win free food at the Charlestown Pizza Company while listening to Charlestown Pirate Pride Sports Broadcasting’s live internet coverage of Pirate and Lady Pirate Basketball games.  Broadcasters of Charlestown Pirate Pride Sports Broadcasting will read a Charlestown Pirate Athletics trivia question during each of the remaining basketball game broadcasts. The first Pirate fan to e-mail the correct answer to the trivia question of the night, wins a certificate for a free meal at the Charlestown Pizza Company, located on the square in Charlestown.  
    Charlestown Pirate Pride Sports Broadcasting can be located on the internet at www.CharlestownPiratePride.com.  The live broadcast email address is This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . The answers to all trivia questions can be located on the Charlestown Pirate Pride website.
    The next several broadcasts are:
     •    January 22- Girls Varsity vs Salem at 7:30 p.m.
     •    January 23- Boys Varsity vs New Washington at 7:30 p.m.
     •    January 24- Boys Varsity vs Eastern (Pekin) at 7:30 p.m.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2009 10:39
 
?NW Cheerleaders to host annual cheer clinic January 23 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 14 January 2009 00:00
?    The New Washington High School cheerleaders will be hosting their annual cheer clinic on Friday, January 23.
    The clinic will begin at 3 p.m. and end with a performance at the boys junior varsity/varsity basketball game that evening against Charlestown.
    The clinic will be held in the New Washington High School gymnasium and is open to all students grades kindergarten through eighth.
    The camp will feature individual instruction by the head New Washington High School cheerleading coach, coaching by New Washington State Champ cheerleaders, clinic cheer shirt, dinner and clinic participant free admission to the January 23 ball game.
    All participants will learn a group dance, floor cheer, sideline chants, jumps, stunts and tumbling.
    The fee for the clinic is $25 per student. Please make checks payable to NWHS Cheerleaders.
    Fees will be due on or before Thursday, January 15 to the elementary or middle-high school office.
    Application forms have been sent home with all New Washington students however all students are welcome.
    For an application, further information, or questions please contact NW Head Cheerleading Coach Emily Oliver-Jones at 812-293-3368, ext. 7 or e-mail address This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2009 10:40
 
?Lady Pirates Miller and Allen named to All-Tourney team PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 14 January 2009 00:00
?    Charlestown Lady Pirate Basketball Team juniors Amanda Miller and Morgan Allen were recently named to the 2008 Girls Varsity Basketball Charlestown Holiday Tourney All-Tournament Team.  
    The tournament, in its 33rd year, was held on December 22 and 23 in Charlestown's Bill Dunn Sports Center.  
    The Lady Pirates have dominated the tournament with 14 championship titles, including three out of the last five years; but were unsuccessful in defending their title in 2008.  
    For more information about the Girls Varsity Basketball Charlestown Holiday Tournament, go to
www.CharlestownPiratePride.com/CHSHolidayTourneyHistory.htm.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2009 10:41
 
?Snowy conditions led to one vehicle accident PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 14 January 2009 00:00
?    Snowy and wet conditions on Wednesday morning, January 7 lead to a one vehicle accident on Blue River Bridge on Highway 60 bringing through traffic to a stop.
    66 year old Otis Adkins of Pekin was traveling from Pekin in a 1999 Mercury when witnesses say he began to slide and struck the guardrail on the passenger side then continued head-on to the left side guardrail before coming to a stop.
    According to Roger Newlon with the Washington County Sheriff Department both air bags in the vehicle did deploy.
    The passenger of the vehicle was Rebecca Martin, 26 also from Pekin.
    Both occupants were transported to Washington County Memorial Hospital. Adkins appeared to be confused and unable to and Martin to be seizing at the scene.
    The Washington County Sheriffs Department will continue to investigate.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2009 10:45
 
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