Local man still enjoys quilting, sewing after 84 years PDF Print E-mail
Written by Janna Ross   
Tuesday, 05 March 2013 13:09

“I used to come in and play on Mom’s sewing machine. She would always tell me don’t break that, I have to have that to make the girls dresses,” Harry Stricker fondly recalled about how he began his passion.

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US Court rules Circuit Court terminations not politically motivated PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Tuesday, 05 March 2013 00:00

Washington Circuit Court Judge Larry Medlock was on the other side of the bench as former court employees Dora Ray and Lori Gilstrap filed a complaint of the termination of their employment.
According to papers acquired from the United States District Court Southern District of Indiana New Albany Division, Ray and Gilstrap claimed they were discharged for political reasons, in violation of the first amendment, against Medlock in an individual capacity.

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Pekin looks to reclaim world record for spoon ensemble at 2013 festival PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Tuesday, 05 March 2013 00:00

Plans continue to come together for the 183rd Pekin Fourth of July Celebration, which will not only include carnival rides, but another attempt at breaking the world record for largest spoon ensemble.
Pekin broke the old record at the 2011 festival, but was outdone by a group from Japan at Pearl Harbor.

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Salem, North Harrison fall in Sectional Semi-finals PDF Print E-mail
Written by Janna Ross   
Tuesday, 05 March 2013 00:00

The Sectional 30 semi-final round was played last Friday night at Charlestown High School’s Sports Arena to a packed house.

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Pirates fall to MSC rival Corydon in Sectional opener PDF Print E-mail
Written by Janna Ross   
Tuesday, 05 March 2013 00:00

Charlestown opened Sectional 30 play last Wednesday evening. The host Pirates faced Corydon in the opening round. Charlestown (11-10) was looking to avenge a February 2 loss (60-50) to their Mid Southern Conference rival Panthers (17-5).

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