Readers may wish to confirm the meeting schedule by contacting the organization before attending. Some groups ask people wishing to speak to ask for a place on the agenda several days before the meeting.

Addison Phillips is Connersville Middle School’s seventh-grade Spartan of the Week for the week of Dec. 16. Addison is the daughter of Scott and Kirsten Phillips.

The Connersville Lions Club had its annual Christmas party on Tuesday at New Heights Christian Church. President Bob Powell opened the meeting by leading the Pledge of Allegiance. Lions Holmes and Brown led the singing of America. Lion Whitaker offered the prayer.

The smell of delicious cookies will fill the air at the Whitewater Career Center as culinary students prepare for their Cookie Walk.

INDIANAPOLIS — Ivy Tech Community College is offering free tuition to active volunteer firefighters and EMS personnel.

Local children will have an opportunity to call Santa for some last minute gift requests from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Many opportunities remain to ring the bell for the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign before Christmas.

A local man has come up with a solution he believes will help people in need of high-speed internet in the country, without having to pay an arm and a leg. 

Q: Dear Pastor, I struggle with anxiety and self-control during the holidays more than any other time. Why is this?

When a Florida couple with roots in Connersville saw photos of dogs that need adoption from the Fayette County Animal Shelter, they decided to help out.

Garrison Creek Baptist Church is celebrating its 50th anniversary this weekend.

Nearly 30 local children will have an opportunity to go on a shopping spree during Counceller’s Christmas Crusade.

The annex building that survived a fire which destroyed the old Connersville High School building will likely become empty in the near future and its future is being discussed.

The Crossroads Brass Band from Franklin is returning to Connersville this Sunday afternoon, Dec. 15, to present Christmas Traditions. This free concert will begin at 3 p.m. at Grand Avenue United Methodist Church, 729 Central Ave.  

A nonprofit company that is a leading regional provider of mental health services is making an investment into the physical health of area residents.

Her journey to America started with the opportunity to participate in a student exchange program. Now, Niniana Oehler, 21 and originally from Tübingen, Germany, has made America her home. Last Friday, she played the harp at the Whitewater Valley Arts Association gallery during the Handmade 4…

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Offering free lunch to all elementary students in the Fayette County School Corporation has brought about an increase in the number eating at school The lunches are being paid for from a federal program. But in the middle and high schools where free lunch is not offered, unpaid lunch debt co…

Brushing teeth may seem a simple act. But when a group at the Fayette Senior Center had to write out specific instructions, many failed.

I have been writing this weekly column, in one paper or another, for 20 years. Every year I have to come up with a new angle about Christmas. I looked over the past two decades and picked my two favorites. Like any column, the basic premise is always true with a little exaggeration thrown in…

Time is running out to turn in nominations for Fayette County Chamber of Commerce annual awards.

Ryleigh Loper’s hard work has paid off and earned her the 2020 Fayette County Lilly Endowment Community Scholar, a scholarship that will pay full tuition to an Indiana college of her choice.

When Fayette County amended the zoning code about eight years ago to regulate where concentrated animal feeding operations can be placed, the rules stated that a CAFO had to be at least one mile away from a cemetery. Monday, the Area Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals signaled t…

While Santa is busy preparing for his special Christmas deliveries, he sends out his best helpers to make sure he knows just what each children want before he checks his list twice.

A tiny spruce that memorialized one woman’s love for her father has grown into a large tree that has a special purpose not just for one woman, but for the entire community. In 2018, people put about 70 ornaments on it in memory of their own special people.

Not everything went exactly as planned but hundreds of people still came out to Winterfest on Saturday, and organizers said it went well. 

INDIANAPOLIS —Evander Jennings of Connersville is serving with the National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), a 10-month AmeriCorps program.