The article originally ran in the May 18, 2012 edition of the Connersville News-Examiner. Sunday marked the 79th anniversary of Doolittle’s Raid.

I have been trying to learn to like salmon and it’s a challenge for me for sure. It is oily and fishy tasting to me. I’ve tried salmon 2 ways that I like. One is a Cajun butter version and the other is teriyaki. I’ve included the recipe for teriyaki in this article.

A fire on Tuesday at 3719 south county road 350 east is still under investigation by the state fire marshall’s office, the Everton Fire Department, the Connersivlle fire department, and the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department. Units fighting the blaze in the early morning hours were from Eve…

Thursday morning around 3:35 a.m., the Connersville Police Department responded to the 900 block of west 8th Street, in reference to a personal injury accident.

‘Straight down and straight back” was the instruction given to a 5-year-old son by his father on a sunny spring morning 1970. The son was handed a one dollar bill and told to go to the corner store and bring back a dozen ‘SAPS’ donuts.

Gamaya Ragland is CMS’s 7th grade Spartan of the Week for the week of April 19, 2021. Gamaya is the daughter of Krista Gibson.

If you’re looking for that something different for lunch, something out of the typical fast food choices in Connersville, Aaron and Michelle Tidwell are hoping they have the answer.

April is National School Library Month, and as such, Connersville Middle School Media Center Director Ann Alcorn is doing something to highlight that fact.

A house burns at 3719 south county road 350 east on Tuesday. Firefighing units from Bentonville, Glenwood, Liberty, Blooming Grove and Connersville responded, as did the Fayette County Sheriff’s department, Fayette County EMS, and the State Fire Marshall’s office. No injuries were reported. …

Bowling, appointments, and Hall of Fame nominees were just a few of the items on the agenda for the Fayette County School Corporation on Wednesday evening.

‘Who the heck is Jack Hanna?” I asked the staff during a TV production meeting in the fall of 1979.

Charmin Gabbard receives a check from Don Miller from the Fayette County Ministerial Association in the amount of $400. Gabbard runs the Connection Cafe, an establishment that supports recovery, in downtown Connersville, and says she is very thankful for the generous donation.

Many people have had the yearning to fly. Deep down, they have a desire to spread a pair of wings and soar on the wind.

During the month of march, two Eastview Elementary School teachers decided to raise money for a cause that students could participate in.

Steady rain made for a muddy mess during a demolition derby at Roberts Park on Saturday afternoon. Taking shelter in shelters, fans ignored the showers and had a good time.

March of 2020 saw the abrupt ending to the Stage One Youth Theatre season. For the next 10 months, the program adapted to the ever changing climate, providing students with online opportunities and outdoor performances.

The John Conner Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met on Thursday, at the Fayette County Historical Museum to recognize the winners of this year’s DAR American History Essay Contest.

Arthur Struewing is CMS’s 7th grade Spartan of the Week for the week of April 12, 2021. Arthur is the son of Kevin and Michelle Struewing.

The following St. Gabriel students made the honor roll for the third grading period for the 2020-2021 school year:

The Connersville News-Examiner asked, “Now that the mask mandate in Indiana has been lifted, will you change your behavior any?”

April is National Child Abuse prevention month. Pinwheels are the symbol for prevention. Several students at Little Spartans Preschool use a vent to give their pinwheels a whirl.

People always act surprised to see me. Not happy to see me – just surprised.

The Lions Club held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new shelter in Roberts Park on Tuesday afternoon.

When Jim McElfresh, David Eakins, Denny Summan and Paul Ripberger first stopped into the Bentonville Volunteer Fire Department, Richard Nixon was President of the United States.

Brothers Ian Renfro, left, and Zack McQueen take advantage of Easter Sunday temperatures that rose into the 70s for a little pick-me-up basketball at Roberts Park.

Spring has sprung and tender sprouts of asparagus will be coming up soon. Asparagus is best when fresh from the garden.