Volunteers working to collect 900 gifts for needy PDF Print E-mail

While many Salem families are busy with holiday activities, a group of local volunteers is focused on filling empty shoe boxes with school supplies, toys, hygiene items and notes of encouragement for needy kids overseas. Salem families are participating in the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind—Operation Christmas Child—an effort that has hand-delivered 86 million gifts to kids worldwide since 1993.

Floyd County Fire Department Improves Rating In Fire Protection PDF Print E-mail

Recently the Lafayette Township fire Protection District underwent a Public Protection Classification Survey (PPC). This was completed by the Chicago office of ISO with the cooperation of the Floyds Knobs Water Company, Borden Tri-County Water Company, Edwardsville Water Company and the Lafayette Township Board of Fire Trustees.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 November 2011 09:11
Afternoon Rocks at EWMS PDF Print E-mail

Youth First of Washington County will be offering a free afterschool program to grades 5th – 8th at East Washington Middle School.  Afternoons ROCK will begin on Wednesday, November 9th and end on December 20th.  The program meets 18 times over 6 weeks.  This will be the second year Youth First has offered Afternoons ROCK at East Washington Middle School.  ROCKs is typically held 3 days a week.  For full calendar visit www.youthfirstwc.org.  Through Afternoons ROCK, youth will have a safe, positive and fun environment to gather in from 3pm to 5:30pm.  

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 November 2011 09:13
CPD initiates “Operation Clean Streets” PDF Print E-mail

In the early morning hours of Friday, October 28, the Charlestown Police Department, who were assisted by Troopers with the Indiana State Police, conducted several drug raids throughout the city. The raids were a result of a lengthy Charlestown Police narcotic investigation that resulted in several felony drug dealing arrest warrants being issued.

Some candidates in November 8 municipal election won’t be on ballots PDF Print E-mail

Thanks to a state law which took effect this past July 1 in Indiana, some candidates for offices in the November 8 municipal election will not be listed on ballots issued to voters in Austin and Scottsburg.
According to the new law, HEA 1242, 47 and 48, if there is no candidate or only one candidate for a city or town office, an election cannot be held for that office. Write-in candidates are considered candidates under the law. The law affects both municipal elections, such as those scheduled in Austin and Scottsburg this fall, and general elections in which towns have scheduled elections for some or all of their offices.

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