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Sam Harvey, a volunteer at the Fayette County Historical Museum, points to the 1913 Empire auto that is on display there. He gave a tour of the museum to Altrusa.
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Anna Dungan, third from right, the Fayette Community Foundation’s executive director, presentsa mockcheck for $350 to officers and members of Tri Kappa Sorority.

Classical Conversations

A Classical Conversations homeschool community will begin Aug. 20 in Connersville.

The Classical Conversations community that will meet weekly on Tuesdays at Connersville Baptist Temple. This Christian homeschool community is focused on equipping parents with the tools to educate their children.

Classical Conversations, www.classicalconversations.com, serves more than 50,000 homeschooling families around the world.

An informational meeting about the local group is planned at 5:30 p.m. Monday in Fayette County Public Library, 828 N. Grand Ave. For information, contact Sheila Hupp at ConnersvilleCC@gmail.com


Eleven members of Altrusa International of Connersville, Indiana, Inc. and one guest met on March 20 at the Fayette County Historical Museum for the March program meeting. Hostesses Carolyn Doub and Josalyn Compton presided over a catered dinner from Rip’s Family BBQ.

Following dinner, Sam Harvey led the group on a guided tour of the museum, sharing many interesting stories from Connersville’s past.

A business meeting will be at noon Wednesday, April 3, at First United Methodist Church.

Tri Kappa 

Tri Kappa Sorority received $350 from the Fayette County Foundation Executive Director Anna Dungan. This money will be used for the sorority’s various philanthropic endeavors in the community.

Tri Kappa raises money through its annual sales of nuts, cheeseballs and chocolate-covered Easter eggs, with the proceeds funding Connersville High School scholarships as well as many local organizations. 

Boy Scouts

Adult leaders in the Bear Creek District, Boy Scouts, will gather for their annual dinner at 5 p.m. Saturday in New Heights Christian Church, 2752 W. State Road 44.

The guest speaker will be Joseph Wiltrout of Indianapolis, Crossroads of America Council executive.

Eagle Scouts and leaders will receive recognition for their service, according to Rick Walke of Shelbyville, district committee chairman. Scout units will receive recognition for quality programs from Beth Curtiss of Shelbyville, district commissioner. The top popcorn sellers will be recognized by Jane Blevins of Richmond, district kernel.

The district serves young people in Fayette, Franklin, Rush, Shelby, Union and Wayne counties, and the Randolph Southern and Union school districts in Randolph County. Everett Young of Connersville is the district executive.