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Today's News

  • Mr. and Mrs. Gilliland

    The family of George and Geneva Gilliland surprised the couple on the occasion of their 65th wedding anniversary with a cook-out and carry-in meal.

  • Zoglman graduates with Bachelor in nursing
  • Community Events; May 2

    Beard Cemetery accepting trustee applications

     

    BRISTOW – Anyone wanting to serve as a trustee for the Beard Cemetery, contact Jerry Beard at 22998 Blue Ridge Road in Bristow by May 15.

    Applicants must be 25 years of age or older and have relatives buried in the Beard Cemetery.

    An election will be held May 29 at the cemetery.

     

    Maxon Luncheon set for May 10

     

  • Child abuse prevention an endless effort

    Child abuse, because of its broad societal impacts, should be at the forefront of our awareness all year.

    Child abuse and neglect, which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls “significant public health problems” in the United States, are being called to the spotlight during April, Child Abuse Awareness Month.

  • Waupaca CEO retires, replacement announced

    WAUPACA, WISC. – Waupaca Foundry chief operating officer and president Mike Nikolai will be appointed to chief executive officer effective July 1. Longtime CEO Gary Gigante, announced his retirement effective at the end of the company’s first quarter in 2016. Also announcing his retirement was executive vice president of sales and marketing, Kris Pfaehler, who will be succeeded by executive vice president John Wiesbrock.

  • Indiana’s VP legacy

    ANDREA NEAL

    GUEST COLUMNIST

     

    For nearly a century, Indiana has been known as the “Mother of Vice Presidents.” From 1868 to 1916, 10 vice presidential nominees hailed from Indiana.

  • Perfect planting with “Tomato 101”

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener

     

    Tomato 101 is for beginners and advanced gardeners alike. There are many assumptions about the tomato that get passed on by the most well-meaning aficionado.  I take my tomatoes seriously and have developed a routine to hedge my bets for a healthy summer harvest.

  • Southridge tops Marksmen 4-1

    HUNTINGBURG—Tell City’s Mary Steen and Kaydi Backer won their second consecutive No. 2 doubles match but Southridge won the other matches to beat the Marksmen 4-1 in PAC girls tennis Thursday.
    Steen and Backer beat Olivia Mundy and Nicole Eckert 6-4, 6-1.
    Southridge’s Leah Diekhoff and Kenzie Lubbehusen defeated Amy Hackbarth and Kyra Gentry 6-0, 6-3 in No. 1 doubles.
    The Raiders won all three matches in straight sets, though Louisa Nino had to go to a tiebreaker in the first set to beat Alex Lawalin 7-6 (7-1), 6-1 in No. 3.

  • Paoli nips PC by two strokes

    ENGLISH—Zach James tied for medalist honors as Perry Central finished second in a three-team boys golf match Thursday.
    Paoli won with 166 strokes, two fewer than the Commodores, who shot their second best score of the season.
    Crawford County finished third with 176.
    Lutgring shot 39, Coby Aders 41, and John Steen 42 to lead Perry Central’s scorers.
    Steen birdied the third and seventh holes, chipping it in on the latter one. Aders birdied the par-4, No. 4 hole.

  • Trojans nip Perry Central in 8th inning

    OAKLAND CITY—Wood Memorial scored an unearned run in the bottom of the seventh inning and another in the eighth to edge Perry Central 3-2 in baseball Friday.
    Perry Central took a 2-0 lead in the first inning on RBIs by Brandon Lasher and Jaron Underhill and stayed ahead until the seventh.
    “None of Wood Memorial’s runs were earned,” noted Perry Central Coach Tim Taylor. “But we had plenty of opportunities to put more runs on the board and just didn’t produce.