Borden edges Orleans PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Wednesday, 30 January 2013 00:00

Borden visited the Orleans Bull Dogs Friday night and found themselves in a tough battle. It was a game where two good teams played well but both couldn’t win. Borden, with five seconds to play scored the last basket to give them thier final lead and the win 37 to 36.

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IHSAA announces girls’ pairings PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Wednesday, 30 January 2013 00:00

The Indiana High School Athletic Association announced pairings for the girls’ basketball sectionals next week.
The following is a look at the sectionals involving local teams.
Class A
Two Class A sectionals have an impact locally.
Winners from Class A Sectional 61 and Sectional 62 will compete in the regional that will be played at West Washington.
In Class A Sectional 61 at Springs Valley the Lady Senators drew the bye.
West Washington won’t begin play until Friday, Feb. 8 at 6 p.m. when they take on the Orleans-Crothersville winner.
In the other half of the bracket Medora also drew a bye. They will play in the second game on Feb. 8 when they take on the Trinity Lutheran-Springs Valley winner.
Orleans-Crothersville and Trinity Lutheran-Springs Valley will play Tuesday, Feb. 5. The first game is 6 p.m. and the second contest will begin approximately 20 minutes later.
The championship will be Saturday, Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m.
In Sectional 62 at New Washington, Lanesville was the bye team. The Lady Eagles will take on the winner of the Christian Academy-South Central game, Friday, Feb. 8 at 6 p.m.
Rock Creek also drew a bye and will play the winner of the New Washington-Borden on Feb. 8, approximately 20 minutes after the first game.
The Sectional 61 championship will be Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Class 2A
In Class 2A Sectional 47 the bracket sets up for a re-match of last year’s championship between Eastern and Paol.
The Lady Rams open play on Tuesday, Feb. 5 against Clarksville.
Paoli will then play Providence in the sectional semi-finals Feb. 8 at 6 p.m.
In the other half of the bracket, Crawford County takes on Henryville on Feb. 5 following the Paoli-Clarksville game.
The winner of the CC-Henryville game will play the Lady Musketeers in the second game on Feb. 8.
The sectional championship will be Saturday, Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Class 3A
The Class 3A Sectional 30 will be at Scottsburg.
Brownstown Central drew the bye.
The first game will be Tuesday Feb. 5 featuring Corydon Central playing North Harrison.
The winner of that game will advance to the semi-finals Friday Feb. 8 and will take on the Lady Braves at 6 p.m.
The other half of the bracket begins play Wed. Feb. 6 and will feature Scottsburg-Salem at 6 p.m. and Silver Creek battling Charlestown at approximately 7:45 p.m.
The winners of Wednesday’s games will play one another at approximately 7:45 p.m.
Friday’s winners will play in the championship at 7 p.m. Saturday.
Class 4A
Floyd Central will compete in the Class 4A sectional at New Albany.
The Lady Highlanders open sectional play on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 6 p.m. against Jeffersonville. The winner of that game will play Jennings County Friday, Feb. 8 in the sectional semi-finals at 6 p.m.
In the other half of the bracket, Bedford North Lawrence will play New Albany on Feb. 5 following the FC-Jeff Game.
The winner of the BNL-NAHS contest will play Seymour in the second game Feb. 8.
The sectional championship will be Saturday, Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m.  
The cost is $6 per session or a tournament pass may be purchased for $10.

 
All options are on the table in dealing with county’s budget shortfall PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Wednesday, 30 January 2013 00:00

All the cards are on the table and no stone will be left unturned are just two of the metaphors used to describe the county’s approach in tackling a nearly $329,000 budget shortfall in 2013.
The Washington County Council and the Washington County Commissioners held a joint meeting last Friday to discuss their options in dealing with the financial crisis.

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Little Pirate Nights this Friday and Saturday; CHS Girls Basketball Senior Night and Blessings for Brody PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Wednesday, 30 January 2013 00:00

Charlestown Pirate Pride will host Little Pirate Night at Charlestown High School this Friday
and Saturday. All Charlestown Middle, Jonathan Jennings and Pleasant Ridge students are invited to attend the Charlestown High School Basketball games on February 1 and February 2. Admission will be $2 for Charlestown Middle, Jonathan Jennings and Pleasant Ridge students attending the game.

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Longtime Austin business owner ‘Red’ Perry dies; memorial service Sunday PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Wednesday, 30 January 2013 00:00

A longtime Austin businessman, Eugene “Red” Perry, 84, died on Tuesday, January 22, in Clarksville.
At one time, nearly every resident of Austin knew Perry on sight. He owned and operated the Perry Oil Service, which stood for years just south of the U.S. Highway 31/State Road 256 intersection next to the old Austin Public Library. Both buildings were demolished in the 1990s, and Huck’s, a gas station and convenience store, now occupies the sites.

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