Five are charged for alleged involvement in Scottsburg burglary last December PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Wednesday, 06 May 2009 00:00
    A young woman with a Charlestown address and four young men have been charged in connection with a home burglary that occurred in Scottsburg last December.
    Elizabeth C. Wilson, 19, and four youths, all of whom were 17 when the crime occurred, are being charged respectively in Scott Circuit Court and Juvenile Court. Wilson was charged with one count each of conspiracy to commit burglary and aiding burglary, Class B felonies in Circuit Court. The four young men were all 17 at the time of the burglary, which happened December 5, 2008. Three have since turned 18 but are being charged as juveniles because of their ages at the time of the incident.
    According to the probable cause affidavit prepared by Lt./Detective Mike Nichols of the Scottsburg Police Department, Wilson and the four young men quickly became suspects because of their association with the victimized family. Two of the four reportedly gave the police detective some of the items that had been listed as stolen the day after the crime was reported., and one of the youths allegedly said that one of his friends admitted to taking the items from the house.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 May 2009 09:18
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Scottsburg High School Band of Warriors upcoming events PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 06 May 2009 00:00
    The next Scottsburg High School band parent meeting is Monday, May 11.  The meeting will start at 7 p.m. in the High School choir room.  This will be the last meeting of this school year.
Election of new officers will take place, as well as discussion of other items on the agenda.
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Congratulations to the Concert and Symphonic SHS bands!  On Friday, April 24, both bands received a Gold Rating at contest!
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The 2008-2009 band books are now available.  Twelve books have been ordered, with another order to take place after the meeting.  The band books include pictures of each band member and looks quite impressive.  There are sections that include:  band camp, guard, seniors, marching season, and band parents.  The cost of this hard back book is $54.  The deadline to order the books is Thursday, May 14.
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On Saturday, May 23 the Scottsburg Band of Warriors will march in the Indianapolis 500 Festival Parade.  The parade is scheduled to begin at 12 noon.  Tickets are for sale to sit along the parade route.  You can purchase tickets by calling 317-614-6400.  Those interested can also visit www.500festival.com for additional information.  The directors will post information on the school’s website.  Please visit www.scsd2.k12.in.us/shs and follow the link to “Teacher Websites”.  Click on the drop down menu to select the page for “Tim Johnston”.  Updates will be included on this page as they become available.
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The band will be wearing new uniforms for the first time May 23.  This is exciting for all that have worked so hard the last two years to make this possible.  Plans for a celebration are underway.  Chef Billy Graham will prepare the food and everyone is invited to attend after the parade.  The location will be announced.  The directors will send home additional information as the date becomes closer.  Look for this location at that time.  A commemorative T-shirt is available.  One order will be taken.  Please be sure to get your order in before the May 11 deadline
.  The price is $12.  The T-shirt will have names of all students who march in the parade on the back.  Please bring your order form to the meeting or send the order form and your check to the following address.  The shirts will be ordered on Tuesday, May 12. Mail orders to:  Lori Hancock 4517 S. Lake Road South Scottsburg
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Band camp is July 26-31.  If you would like to be a chaperone, please let me know.  The following are the names that I have so far.  Please remember, the names are given to the directors and they choose who the band camp chaperones are.  The names I have so far are:  Lori Hancock, Gwen Peacock, Rick and Sharon Lucas, Nikki Chittenden, Linda Stivers, Kirk Young, Ray Rice, Teresa Matthews, Robin McDonald, and Ed and Donna Rogers.
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A nominating committee was formed and a slate of officers was proposed:  Bonnie Comer, President; Linda Stivers, Vice-President; Cindy Light and Cindy Baker, Treasurer; and Diana Kilburn Secretary.  The officers will be presented and voted on at the meeting.  If you would like to run as a write in, please let me know ASAP.  Special thanks to all of the dedicated women who have accepted these nominations.  
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The Scottsburg High School Band Concert will be Thursday, May 28, at 7 p.m. with senior recognition.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 May 2009 09:17
 
Sellersburg introduces Concerts in the Park PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009 00:00
    The Sellersburg Parks Board will be sponsoring free concerts in the park this summer.
    The concerts will be on the third Sunday of each month from 2 to 4 p.m. They will be held at the park next to the police department on New Albany Street.
    The first concert will be May 17 with the music being provided by The Robbie Davidson Band. The second concert will be June 21 with the music being provided by Mike Dean and Strictly Country. The third concert will be on July 18 and the Robbie Davidson Band will be back for this concert. The fourth and final concert for the summer will be on August 16 and Ron Poston and The Canyon Wolf Band will be providing the music.
    The Parks Board would like to invite everyone to bring a lawn chair and enjoy the music. This is a new venture and if successful it will be continued in 2010 and will possibly be expanded to include other activities and more concerts.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 May 2009 11:39
 
Charlestown Business Summit to be held May 21 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009 00:00
    The Charlestown Chamber of Commerce and the City of Charlestown announce the Charlestown Business Summit to be held on Thursday, May 21 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Charlestown Arts and Enrichment Center, 999 Water Street in Charlestown.
    The Charlestown Business Summit provides a forum for all Charlestown businesses to meet and network while learning about plans for the city presented by Mayor Bob Hall and Economic Development Director Bob McEwen, and learn more about the local and regional economy.
    Charlestown Chamber President Rick Cartuyvelles and Mayor Bob Hall invite all businesses located in Charlestown (or interested in Charlestown) to participate, so make plans now to attend this important session.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 May 2009 11:40
 
New Air Board supports airport-speedway project PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 06 May 2009 00:00

    The newly appointed Board of Aviation Commissioners (BOAC) for the Salem Municipal Airport met in regular session on Monday, April 27 with all members present.  Minutes of previous meetings and all claims were approved unanimously.
    As the first item of business, BOAC Attorney Larry Medlock informed the members that they must elect officers, the results of which were: President, Ronny Floyd; Vice-President, Bob Woodward; Secretary/Treasurer, Blaine Shrum.  The other two members are Marc Dewees and Danny Habermel.  Once the meeting was turned over to Floyd, the BOAC appointed Medlock as its attorney.
    Salem Mayor David Bower addressed the BOAC and the audience by saying that a meeting took place between Federal Aviation Administration representatives, himself, representatives of the Salem Common Council and two members of the BOAC in Chicago on Friday April 17.  According to Bower, an understanding now exists that will slow down the process of building the new airport facility.  Bower also introduced Owen Thompson, owner of the Salem Speedway, saying that a verbal agreement has been worked out between the two for Thompson to lease the existing airport facility for drag racing and the revenue to be used as the local matching funds (estimated at $800,000) for the new airport construction.  Thompson confirmed Bower's comments and acknowledged that a meeting is scheduled for Thursday, April 30, to develop the written agreement for the lease and option-to-purchase.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 May 2009 11:42
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