Musketeers win baseball Tournament PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 03 May 2011 00:00

A little more than a week after defeating the Salem Lions at home in Pekin, Eastern defeated Salem 10-9 in the championship game of the Washington County Tourney Saturday, at Salem.
Eastern led by a slim 7-6 margin when in the bottom of the sixth inning, Salem went on to score three runs and take a 10-6 lead.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 May 2011 14:12
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Salem FD swears in two new fire fighters PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 03 May 2011 00:00

Two new members of the Salem Fire Department were sworn in Tuesday morning at city hall: Matt Kidd and Maurice Jones, Jr.
Both men have been volunteers for the department for several years, Kidd for seven and Jones for four.
Fire Chief Roger Pennington said he is excited to have both join the department full-time.
He said that while the position was open to the public, those who have been volunteering had a leg up due to their experience and training.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 May 2011 14:14
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Smedley Scholarship Fund Open Horse Show to be held May 8 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 03 May 2011 00:00

The Smedley Scholarship Trust Fund committee announced that the annual open horse show will be held May 8 at the Washington County Fairgrounds beginning at 11 am.
The show features a variety of classes for adults and youth, including halter, showmanship, equitation, walk-trot, trail, country pleasure, western pleasure, and reining. 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 May 2011 14:15
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United Way’s Day of Caring set for May 14, seeking projects PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 03 May 2011 00:00

Projects and volunteers are being sought for United Way of Scott County’s 2011 Day of Caring. The service event will be held Saturday, May 14, from 7 a.m. until about 3 p.m. The rain date will be May 21st. Breakfast and lunch at the First Southern Baptist Church on McClain Avenue will be provided for volunteers.
The Day of Caring has been an annual tradition in Scott County since 1998. Possible projects include landscaping, painting, washing windows, installation of ramps, and more.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 May 2011 14:17
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Authorities take dim view of man’s scheme to bilk would-be game buyers PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 03 May 2011 00:00

Law enforcement authorities took a dim view of a Scottsburg man’s alleged success in bilking people of money by offering a game system for sale over the Internet.
Michael Quinn, 19, East Green Street, is accused of having taken $125 from a woman and $60 from a man who sent the money to him in response to his “sale” of a Play Station 3 he advertised on Craigslist, a popular Internet site for selling items.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 May 2011 14:18
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