Three motorists listed as injured in recent Scott County accidents PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Tuesday, 28 December 2010 00:00

Of the 14 traffic accidents that the Scott County Sheriff’s Department has investigated since December 12, thankfully only three have involved injuries to drivers.
The first injury accident reported to the department occurred at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday, December 15. The location to which Deputy Mark Hays was sent was 200 feet west of Whitsitt Road on State Road 256 East.
Driver Jeffrey W. Tackett, 53, Belleville, Mi, told the officer that had been westbound on S.R. 56 when a deer crossed his driving lane. He swerved to miss the animal and ran  his 1994 Peterbilt tractor-trailer rig onto the north side of the highway.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 December 2010 14:23
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Clark County man commits suicide in Scottsburg motel pool PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Tuesday, 28 December 2010 00:00

A Clark County man apparently traveled north to Scottsburg to commit suicide on Tuesday, December 7, in a local motel’s swimming pool.
Jeffrey “Jeff” Howard Vaughn, 49, Clarksville,  was pronounced dead at the scene around 11 p.m. that Tuesday by Scott County Coroner Kevin Collins.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 December 2010 14:23
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Salem Homeschool Academy holds end-of-semester program PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 28 December 2010 00:00

The Salem Homeschool Academy, an organization providing supplementary coursework for local homeschool students, held the closing program for their fall semester on December 20, 2010.  
The program opened with a violin duet to the tune of “Jingle Bells.”  Following the music, instructors from ten courses explained the objectives of their individual classes, as well as student expectations and activities.
Students from each class then held demonstrations highlighting the skills and knowledge they gained throughout the course of the semester.  Students revealed their understanding in a variety of ways.  Some read essays, research papers and persuasive speeches.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 December 2010 14:27
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Charlestown woman dies in accident on Highway 62 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Janna Ross   
Tuesday, 28 December 2010 00:00

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched at 9:34 p.m. to a two vehicle accident on Highway 62 at Stacy Springs Court on Monday evening, December 20.
The first Sheriff’s Deputy on scene was Eric Balingit. Also on scene were the Charlestown Police Department and New Chapel Fire and EMS.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 December 2010 14:29
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Sellersburg detectives investigating battery to an 18-day old child in Scott County PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 22 December 2010 00:00

On today’s date (Dec. 22) at approximately 1:30 a.m., detectives from the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg were sent to Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville, KY to investigate an allegation that an 18 day old male, Gaven Henderson, of Scottsburg, had suffered inflicted, life threatening injuries.

The only information available at this time is that the mother of the child found him unresponsive at approximately 10:30 p.m. last night, and called 911. The child was transported to the Scott County Memorial Hospital and then transferred to the Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville, Ky where he later died.

An autopsy will be performed at the Kentucky Medical Examiner’s Office in Louisville, KY tomorrow morning to determine the exact cause of death.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 December 2010 14:07
 
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