?County’s ‘09 budget hearings postponed PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 15 October 2008 00:00
?    Hearings on Scott County’s proposed 2009 budget that were to be held Tuesday and Wednesday, October 14 and 15, have been postponed.
    Councilmen have until December 1 to conduct such hearings. Those sessions are expected to be held later this month.
    The County Council did meet briefly on Tuesday, October 14, to handle additional appropriations and other matters.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 October 2008 10:26
 
?Nabb resident arrested in counterfeit case PDF Print E-mail
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?    On October 4 Charlestown Officers Joseph Jones and Jason Broady received an anonymous tip that a black colored passenger car being driven by Doug Cooper Jr. had counterfeit bills in his possession.  
    Officers spotted the car near the intersection of Highway 160 and 403 and made contact with Cooper, along with 18 year old Christopher W. Hall, and an unidentified 16 year old juvenile female. 
Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 October 2008 13:04
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?Scott County’s Clearinghouse having a trashy problem lately PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Wednesday, 15 October 2008 00:00
?    Though anonymous donors may have thought they were being helpful by dropping off contributions at the Scott County Clearinghouse when it was closed, their donations were, for the most part, not acceptable.
    “During different times of the year, we seem to have this problem. People think that, because we are known for accepting donations of clothing and household goods as well as food, anything they’d like to get rid of is acceptable to us. That’s not true,” advised Nelson Spaulding, Director of the Clearinghouse.
    The Community Clearinghouse is a non-profit agency located on Scottsburg’s west side that is designed to help those who need aid. Its pantry has fed thousands over the past ten years, and the clothing and furniture donated by residents of the community have helped as many stretch their household budgets and provide some financial relief.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2008 14:20
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?Celebrity dinner, silent auction planned October 16 by United Way PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 09 October 2008 00:00
?    Those looking for a fun-filled evening are encouraged to attend the 2008 celebrity dinner and silent auction being planned for Thursday, October 16, by the United Way of Scott County.
    The third annual event will coincide with National Boss Day and will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Jeeves and Company in downtown Scottsburg. Cost is $20 per person.
    Last year’s celebrity servers helped raise over $3,000 to benefit United Way of Scott County, which supports 16 local health and human service agencies and programs.
Last Updated on Thursday, 09 October 2008 07:38
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?Scaffold Lick Baptist Church to mark 190th anniversary October 14 PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 09 October 2008 00:00
?    One of the oldest churches in Southern Indiana will mark its 190th anniversary on October 14.
    Scaffold Lick Baptist Church in northeast Scott County was organized on October 14, 1818. It is the oldest church in the Coffee Creek Baptist Association and, according to records, the 12th oldest in Indiana.
    Scaffold Lick is located one mile west of the old town of Holman, now Blocher, on Polk Road. The church derived its name from a salt lick which attracted deer to the banks of a nearby stream. Early hunters erected scaffolds in nearby trees to watch their prey.
    The first church building was a small log type structure that was reportedly destroyed by wind. A second building was destroyed by fire, and a third church was erected in 1857 and used until January 23, 1949, when it was destroyed by fire on the night of the wedding of Robert Hoard and Gene Donahue.
    The first wedding conducted in the new building was that of Robert Napier and Sadie Broadus.
    The present white frame church sits high on a hill surrounded by sugar maples and gums and features stained glass windows and a belfry. Plans were drawn up by W.B. Colwell. Previously, two outhouses constructed behind the church served the congregation, and baptisms often took place at a farm pond located at what is now Blocher and Napper Roads. Holders for men’s wide-brimmed hats can still be seen under some of the church pews.
    Each week, Sunday School classes are held at 9:30 a.m. with the morning service on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The present minister is the Rev. David Culley.
Last Updated on Thursday, 09 October 2008 07:41
 
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