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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One killed, two injured in Wednesday morning accident PDF Print E-mail

One person was killed and two others were injured in an accident that occurred at 9:35 a.m. Wednesday morning.

 

According to a police report issued by the Washington County Sheriff's Department, Amanda Burns, 22, was killed and 4-year-old Zachary Tussey was injured.

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Cougars finish 6th at state cross country meet; Ashton Bosler 46th in girls’ race PDF Print E-mail

The North Harrison boys’ cross country team finished 6th at the IHSAA State Meet Saturday at the Lavern Gibson Cross Country Course near Terre Haute. The Cougars had a total of 192 points. The top five teams were Columbus North 77, Hamilton Southeastern 109, Carmel 152, Mishawaka 155, and Lawrence Central 179. The team was led by Johnnie Guy, who finished in 14th place (15:52.4), and Ashton Bosler finished in 46rh place (19:27.7) in the girls’ division, as a freshman competing in the state gathering for the first time.

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Heartbreak for Highlanders PDF Print E-mail

The Floyd Central Highlanders had a chance to win the game with two seconds left in the game.
They had the ball and threw a pass towards the end zone, but the pass fell incomplete and Floyd fell to home standing Bedford-North Lawrence 36-32 in the semifinals of Class 5A Sectional 8 Friday night.
Floyd Central had started their last drive of the game with a little over a minute left, and an apparent 63 yard touchdown by Bramble was nullified by a blocking penalty.

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Friends and Company Mercantile featured in Magazine PDF Print E-mail

One of the area’s most notable business is getting recognition across the nation and receiving some much deserved publicity in a national magazine.
The business is nestled on U.S. 31 in downtown Underwood, and is Friends and Company Mercantile, which is owned and operated by Donna and Charlie Heil.

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