Motion by Petty’s attorneys allowed; murder trial reset for April 16
A motion filed Tuesday, November 15, by the public defender attorneys representing accused killer Robert “Bobby” F. Petty has been approved and has caused the impending trial to be rescheduled for April 16, 2012.Petty, who is charged in the death of his ex-wife, Nina Rae Keown, was scheduled to go on trial in Scott Circuit Court on Monday, November 28. Approximately 150 prospective jurors had already been notified that a jury was to be selected from their pool starting that day.
Charlestown Middle School visited by national and world educators
Charlestown Middle School (CMS) was chosen as one of only two Indiana schools for a recent visit by the National Middle Schools Association (NMSA). Educators and administrators from around the country made a special visit to CMS during their national conference held in Louisville. CMS was chosen for its One to One Laptop program. The educators listened to a presentation given by CMS principal Joyce Traub and Technology Coordinator Ken Watson, detailing how the program works and the journey to get the program implemented. Charlestown Mayor Bob Hall also spoke to those gathered.
Indiana State Police increase patrols for upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday
In an effort to make the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday travel period safer, Indiana State Police along with nearly 250 other Indiana law enforcement agencies will be participating in the annual Click it or Ticket - Safe Family Travel campaign.
The Henryville Lady Hornets went up against the New Washington Lady Mustangs in action on Friday, November 18. The New Washington team started on off the first quarter of the game with 18-12 lead over the Lady Hornets.