Daniels will have company in Parade PDF Print E-mail

Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels won’t be the only motorcycle riding in the parade. He will be joined by The Indiana Patriot Guard Riders.

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Civil War comes alive as Morgan’s Raid again rages through Corydon PDF Print E-mail

 

The blast of cannons and the piercing ring of reveille will punctuate the southern Indiana countryside this July, as dozens of soldiers reenact the famous Civil War Battle of Corydon, which originally took place July 9, 1863. The dramatic reenactment will take place July 7-8, 2012.  Events, such as reveille, encampment, demonstrations and military ball are held at Hayswood Nature Reserve, just a short distance from the historic battlefield.   A special reenactment of Morgan’s Raid will gallop into downtown Corydon at high noon, just as they did in 1863 with Confederate soldiers pillaging local shops, homes and buildings. Following the downtown raid reenactment, visit Governor Hendricks’ House, which was home to solider William Porter during the 1863 Battle of Corydon.    While there try authentic Civil War recipes such as, spoon bread and pickled water.

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WC Farmer’s Market news PDF Print E-mail

The Washington County Farmers’ Market received it’s first official entry into the 2012  “Largest Tomato” contest co-sponsored by- “Good Earth Master Gardeners of Washington County” & Washington County Farmers’ Market and even though, it is not believed that this record tomato of just over one pound will win the final ‘record’ tomato pay-off of $20.00 per pound for the “Biggest Tomato in Indiana; the grower did receive a “Big Tomato” certificate and a $5.00 Record Setting Market Buck. Pick-up official rules and entry at the market and check out the “Tally board”.

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Local Student Selected for National Leadership Position PDF Print E-mail

Michael Baird, West Lafayette, Ind., has been selected as a member of the 2012-2013 Agriculture Future of America (AFA) Student Advisory Team. Baird, along with eight other college students from seven states, serves as an ambassador for the organization and will help to develop the strategic direction for the organization in 2012. Members also help plan and deliver the AFA Leaders Conference.

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Local Students Awarded at Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Contest PDF Print E-mail

Indiana students were successful at the 2012 Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Contest, which took place June 10-14 at University of Maryland at College Park near Washington D.C.
The Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Contest is the final stage of a series of contests at local and state levels. Of the 58 Indiana students in attendance, eight were finalists including three second-place winners.

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