Heart for missions brings couple to Missionary in Romania PDF Print E-mail

Rachel Ross, formerly of Sellersburg, and Michelle Wagner, of Charlestown, both had a heart for missions.  In Junior High School, Ross told her parents that some day she was going to Romania.  Wagner was 12 years old when a missionary came to her small country church and shared the devastation and hardship that so many people were experiencing in other parts of the world.  Several years later, they share their heart and lives together for the same mission, loving and caring for the Roma (gypsy) people in Romania. 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 August 2011 09:13
15th Annual “A Taste for Art & History” Sept. 9 PDF Print E-mail

Preparations are in full swing for the Carnegie Center’s 15th annual fundraising event “A Taste for Art & History”, to be held Friday September 9, 2011 at 6:30 pm.  Traditionally held on the Friday evening following Labor Day, “A Taste for Art & History” has become a favorite social event in the community.  Between 250 and 300 guests attend to support this event, which is the Carnegie Center, Inc.’s major fundraiser of the year.  Held in the elegant setting of the Carnegie Center’s historic Carnegie Library building, the 2011 “A Taste for Art & History” features a wide variety of world-class beverages, award-winning cheeses, and an assortment of delectable foods.  Guests enjoy a lively silent auction where they may acquire artwork, jewelry, wines and many other unique items.  “A Taste for Art & History” also includes a live auction of exceptional items, including:

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 August 2011 09:10
Lady Pirate soccer drops close one in season opener, 4 3 PDF Print E-mail

The Charlestown Lady Pirate soccer team started their season on the road at Southwestern High School Tuesday evening, August 16.

Pirates lose fourth quarter lead, fall at Brownstown 36-31 PDF Print E-mail


The Pirate Nation traveled to rival Brownstown last Friday night to cheer on Charlestown during the first Mid Southern Conference contest in the young season. After coming off a disappointing first week loss to Madison, the Pirates were pumped and ready to clash with the Braves of Brownstown Central. Fans didn't have to wait long to cheer as the opening 30 seconds of the contest seen both teams find the scoreboard. The Pirates and Braves did not disappoint as fans were again given an exciting contest where neither team gave up until the last buzzer. Charlestown fell to the homestanding Braves 36-31 to fall to 0-2 on the season.

Local detective team seeks key to learning location of missing Austin man PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Tuesday, 30 August 2011 00:00

Paul W. Graupe Jr. of Austin has been missing one year and a little over nine months.
Graupe, 50, disappeared from his northside neighborhood in Austin some time on the afternoon of November 24, 2009. The slightly-built, dark-haired man’s features may be familiar to many in the community because his family has continued to post his likeness on yard signs and in buildings, hoping that someone, somewhere may know something that will allow the family to bring Paul home.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 August 2011 09:27
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