Pirates keep rolling on the hardwood, knock off Braves and move to #11 in AP Poll PDF Print E-mail
Written by Janna Ross   
Tuesday, 08 February 2011 00:00

The Charlestown Pirate Basketball team improved its record and stayed on course in pursuit of a Mid?Southern Conference title with big wins this recently.
The big weekend started Thursday, January 27, when Louisville’s WLKY?TV 32 Sportscaster Fred Cowgill visited the CHS campus to award the Pirates their “Team of the Week” honors.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 February 2011 12:24
Two injured in recent accident on State Road 60 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Janna Ross   
Tuesday, 08 February 2011 00:00

The Clark County Sheriff’s Department was called to the scene of a three car accident on State Road 60 near Landfill Road on Thursday, February 3.
Officers were called to the scene around 9:40 a.m. to investigate the accident. During the investigation, officers found three vehicles involved. Upon further investigation, officers determined a vehicle driver by Dwann Simpson of Salem, was traveling east in a 2003 Ford Escape on State Road 60 when he allegedly fell asleep and drove left of center and struck a vehicle driven by Travis Barton, of Borden. Barton tried to avoid the vehicle swerving left, after which his vehicle was struck by eastbound vehicle driven by Scott Campbell, of Pekin.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 February 2011 12:25
Sweet retreat with Maple Syrup makers PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 08 February 2011 00:00

Imagine a scenic valley tucked between two wooded hills, an ice and snow-covered creek running nearby, and steam billowing from the tall smokestack of a large, low barn.  The sap gathered from the nearby maple trees is being boiled down into thick, sticky, pure syrup, soon to be enjoyed by a family on their pancake breakfast.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 February 2011 12:29
Habitual, Repeat Sexual Offender statuses are added to man’s charges PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Tuesday, 08 February 2011 00:00

Habitual Offender and Repeat Sexual Offender statuses have been added to current charges filed January 31 against a Scottsburg man.
Derrick Duncan, 28, entered a not guilty plea on February 1 in Scott Circuit Court to charges of attempted sexual misconduct with a minor, child solicitation and false informing. The first charge is a Class B felony; the second a Class D felony; and the last, a Class B misdemeanor.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 February 2011 13:38
Brownstown moving to Class 3A, local sectionals likely to change PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Monday, 07 February 2011 00:00

The IHSAA (Indiana High School Athletic Association) recently announced classifications for the next four years.    
While there weren't a lot of changes locally, there were a few.
The biggest difference is the fact that Brownstown Central is moving to Class 3A in all sports.
The Braves had played in the Class 2A Sectional 47, but now will move to a 3A sectional, which will likely feature a number of local schools similar in size.
Corydon 774, Charlestown 729, North Harrison 685, Salem 627, Mitchell 620 and Brownstown 596 are comparable with students enrolled in grades nine through 12.
West Washington has spent the past four years competing in Class 2A as a result of one very large class. The Senators will move back to Class A for the next four years.
Crawford County, a mainstay in the Class 3A sectional 30 in recent years will move back to Class 2A.
Henryville has been a class A school, but will move to Class 2A.
Austin, Scottsburg and Crothersville remain the sameclass as they were prior to the latest classification numbers.
No schools in Clark, Harrison or Floyd changed classifications.
The changes are sure to affect the sectional lineups but those will not be determined until later this school year.
The complete list of schools can be found at www.ihsaa.org.

Last Updated on Monday, 07 February 2011 12:55
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