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  • Darlington student earns degree
    Wednesday, May 27, 2015 9:07 PM

    Lydia Taylor of Darlington graduated from Huntington University on May 16.

    Taylor received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.

    Commencement speaker Ray Hilbert, CEO and co-founder of Truth@Work, challenged students with his message, "12 Words: A Model for Living Your Life in a Way that Will Change the World."

    The university honored 283 graduates.

  • Wednesday, May 27, 2015 9:07 PM
  • Wednesday, May 27, 2015 9:03 PM

    Brinton Sieferman of Crawfordsville participated in commencement ceremonies at Black Hawk College East Campus.

    This year there were 212 students who applied for degrees and certificates for the 2014-15 academic year at Black Hawk College East Campus. Commencement ceremonies were held Friday, May 22 at the Kewanee National Guard Armory.

  • Citizens learn about health, fitness
    Wednesday, May 27, 2015 9:02 PM
  • Wednesday, May 27, 2015 8:58 PM

    Because of a recent increase in the number of concerns expressed to the Mayor’s Office regarding human rights issues within the community, the Mayor’s Office has evaluated the city’s current human rights ordinance.

    The ordinance calls for a Mayor’s Commission on Human Relations. The ordinance was originally passed in 1979 and it isn’t real clear when that commission was last populated or convened.

  • Wednesday, May 27, 2015 8:58 PM

    Interested individuals can sign up now for a visit to Indiana’s first capitol building in Corydon and see where Montgomery County was formed and named in 1822. The Montgomery County Historical Society is excited about its visit to Corydon to visit the building. The first stop will be Spring Mill State Park and the Gus Grissom Memorial followed by lunch at Spring Mill State Park Inn. After lunch the group will travel to Corydon and tour the Capital Building, Hendricks House, Governors House, Civil War Battlefield, Constitutional Elm and the Zimmerman Glass Factory.

    The cost for the trip is $60 for members, $70 for non-members or $75 will pay for the trip and a one-year membership. The price includes bus fare, lunch at Spring Mill Inn and all museum fees and gratuities. The group will stop on the way back at a fast food restaurant. Individuals will be responsible for that meal. Money must be received by June 22 to reserve a bus. The bus will leave Lane Place at 7 a.m. and return at approximately 8 p.m. For information call 362-3416 or e-mail

  • Wednesday, May 27, 2015 8:57 PM

    Human trafficking is a $150 billion dollar industry, according to the World Labor Organization. Shared Hope has said that at least 100,000 children in the United States are exploited every year through pornography or prostitution. On, it says there are an estimated 27 million human beings enslaved in the world today.

    Rock Point Church will hold a women’s event to raise awareness about the reality of human trafficking around the world and in the United States. The mission of the event is to “Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute” (Proverbs 31:8). On June 6 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., there will be a two-session conference with featured speakers, music and a light brunch provided at 10 a.m. During the break, there will be representatives from local ministries and programs that serve hurting and vulnerable men, women and children within our own community. 

  • Wednesday, May 27, 2015 8:56 PM

    The Executive Committee of Purdue University’s Board of Trustees on Wednesday approved a tuition freeze for the West Lafayette campus through the 2016-17 academic year. The approval marks four consecutive years of no change in base tuition after an increase in each of the 36 previous years.

    During the meeting, the Executive Committee also approved tuition and fees for Purdue’s system-wide campuses for 2015-16 and 2016-17 as well as the conceptual general fund operating budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1.

  • South FFA wraps up year
    Wednesday, May 27, 2015 8:55 PM

    On the evening of May 7, the Southmont FFA held its annual spring banquet.

    After the welcoming speech the top fruit sales people of the year were announced. In the Jr. High fifth place went to Drake Blaydes, fourth place to Mandy Rodgers, third place to Kris Rhoads, second place to Hannah Isenberg and first place to Connor Osborn. In the high school fifth place went to Will Bellinder, fourth place to David Clark, third place to Hunter Isenberg, second place to Brayden Gilliland and first place to Mary Ann Tribby.


  • Wednesday, May 27, 2015 8:55 PM

    The following Montgomery County students have been named to the Dean’s List at Vincennes University for Spring 2015. To qualify for the Dean's List, a student must complete at least 12 credit hours and achieve a grade point index of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale.

    Crawfordsville: Allison M. Stoup

    New Market: Emily C. Dunning

    New Ross: Christopher D. Dillon

    Waveland: Tristin C. Knee


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