Five Counties Change Their Tax Rates PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 02 December 2009 00:00
    Carroll, Clark, Clay, Madison and Wabash counties have adopted new county option income rates that will go into effect December 1, 2009. These rate changes were adopted after October 15 and before November 1, which makes them effective December 1.
    This information is of particular interest to businesses in Carroll, Clark, Clay, Madison and Wabash counties, as they will need to begin applying these new rates to employee tax withholdings in counties where rates have changed.
    To view these rate changes, as well as the complete list of all 92 county tax rates, please visit www.in.gov/dor/files/dn01.pdf
Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 December 2009 13:52
 
Rock Creek takes Braves PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 02 December 2009 00:00
    Rock Creek came to Borden having both lost season-opening games and both were in search of a victory Saturday (Nov. 28). Rock Creek ended up being the team that left Borden with a 71-62 win.
    Borden came in the first quarter pushing the pace up trying to minimize the impact of Rock Creeks size. Rock Creek had the inside size with  6’6’ Dontale Mayes and 6’4” Joe Pearson who were both tall and big. Borden managed to neutralize Rock Creek’s size with quickness and keeping the ball out of the middle.      
    Dalton Wagoner and Jacob Rich put up nine points inside using their quickness. Rock Creek’s answer came from Ethan Hawn working from a guard position putting up eight points. Rock Creek lead the first quarter 15 - 13.
    In the second quarter Rock Creek switched defenses to a full court press and a zone. The press had little effect but the zone slowed the game down. It minimized Borden’s slashing drives and slowed the ball movement down. Jon Ashby scored Rock Creek’s only 3-point shot of the game while the scoring was spread among five players for the quarter.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 December 2009 13:53
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Community Foundation of Southern Indiana awards grants at annual event PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 02 December 2009 00:00
    Forty-two local charitable organizations got good news Monday, November 30 when they received grants from the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana. The organizations, which serve residents of Clark, Floyd and Harrison counties, were recognized at the Community Foundation’s annual grant event at Kye’s in Jeffersonville.
    A total of $108,000 was awarded to 42 Southern Indiana organizations, said CFSI program officer Melissa Weissinger. The funding came from the Community Foundation’s Community Endowment Fund. A total of $285,711 was requested through 63 grant applications. “Last year, we increased the maximum amount available through individual grants from $2,500 to $5,000, and that generated more applications,” Weissinger said. “We saw a comparable amount of applications again this year. Clearly, the economy continues to impact the community. More people need help, and these organizations do important work that directly deals with these challenges. We are gratified that we can make a contribution.”
    Grant proposals were considered by a committee of 22 dedicated volunteers, who spent many hours making initial evaluations and then following up with applicants, including site visits, phone interviews and other work meant to ensure the committee had all of the details necessary to decide which grants to fund. The volunteers evaluated each application based on how many people will be affected by the funding, along with other criteria.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 December 2009 13:56
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Warriorettes defeat Lady Mustangs, 67-59 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Logan Wells   
Wednesday, 02 December 2009 00:00
    Coming off a three game losing streak, and finding themselves at the bottom of the MSC race, the Scottsburg Warriorettes looked to right the ship against the visiting New Washington Lady Mustangs.  Scottsburg got back on the right foot as they played a solid game to defeat New Washington by a score of 67-59, on Saturday, November 28.
The nights action opened up in Scottsburg’s favor, as they jumped out to a quick 8-2 lead over New Washington.  The Lady Mustangs seemed to have no answer for the Warriorettes’ post presence as they were dominated on the offensive boards, giving Scottsburg several second chance points.  Nearing the end of the quarter the Warriorettes had opened up a nine point lead and looked to be in control of the entire game.  However, the Lady Mustangs fought to keep it close as they cut the lead to only five at the end of the quarter 17-12.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 December 2009 13:58
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'We Care' takes to the air this Friday for 30 straight hours of fun, fund-raising PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 02 December 2009 00:00
    The clock is ticking down to the 12 noon start this Friday, December 4, of the 2009 We Care auction that will benefit children in Scott County.
    For 30 straight hours, the auction will feature a wide variety of items donated for the event. Cash donations are also welcome and can be made in memory of a loved one or in honor of a friend or family member.
    We Care's 2009 website is operating and more photos of merchandise being offered are being added all the time. It is at ilovewecare.com.
    The pick-up center will be at the Army Reserve Center in Scottsburg, which is located on Armory Way behind Scottsburg Moose Family Center 2324. the public is welcome to stop by and view the merchandise starting Thursday, December 3, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and after 9 a.m. on Friday, December 4.
    The pick-up center will remain open throughout the 30-hour run of the auction. People who successfully get an item through bidding must first go to the I105.3 FM studios at 22 East McClain Avenue in downtown Scottsburg and pay for their items. Then, they may go to the pick-up center to get the items.
    Bidders can pay cash or by check or by using their Visa or Master cards.
    To bid on items, listen or view items in lots at the website. Call 752-3688 or 1-800-441-1053 to register the bid with a We Care volunteer. Winning bidders will be announced, so tune in to I105.3 FM or the website to learn who got items.
    There is still time to donate. Bring contributions to the radio station as soon as possible.
    Many volunteers work tirelessly to make We Care happen. Money raised is distributed to school districts, Kids Place and OVO Head Start so that warm winter coats and new shoes can be purchased for needy children before the Christmas holidays begin.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 December 2009 14:05
 
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