Fires chosen for internship with Samaritan’s Purse in Haiti
Local carpenter Dylan Fires is preparing to lay down his tool belt and spend the next five months in Haiti working for the international relief organization Samaritan’s Purse, commonly known for their Operation Christmas Child shoe box project.
Lady Braves season ends with tough loss at Regional
The Borden Lady Braves basketball season ended at the West Washington Regional Saturday morning, February 22nd. Borden was unable find a way to defeat the #4 ranked 1A team in the state from Vincennes Rivet losing the game 52-41. Vincennes Rivet went on to defeat Wood Memorial, 56-38, later that evening to claim the Regional Championship and advance to next week’s Semi State game.
Multi-agency car chase lands Charlestown man in jail
In the evening hours of February 18, Charlestown Police Department took a stolen vehicle report from a woman who reported that she entered a business near the intersection of Old S.R. 403 and S.R. 3 only for a moment when her maroon 2006 GMC Envoy was stolen. On February 19 at approximately 6 a.m. Charlestown Officers and Dispatch began monitoring police radio traffic of a high speed vehicle pursuit involving the Scott County Sheriff’s Office and a maroon GMC Envoy. The driver of the Envoy was described as a short, white male who was wearing a dark colored bandana or beanie hat. The pursuit in Scott County eventually came to an end after the suspect was able to elude officers.
Local teen captures Miss America Collegiate South’s Outstanding Teen title
While watching a new reality television show on TLC a local teen began to think about a new challenge. “Kim of Queens” on Lifetime network is the reality television show featuring a former Miss Georgia and her desire to be a pageant coach for young women with the vision of following in her footsteps. The reality show features her successful business venture of “A Pageant Place” and her steps to make everyday girls into pageant queens.