Fundraiser Spotlight: Connersville Urban Enterprise Association
The Associate Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa met on Monday, May 16 at First Presbyterian Church in the Fellowship Hall. Tables were decorated in a patriotic/Indy 500 color scheme with checkered napkins as well as red, white and blue table runners. Every table was centered with potted hellebore…
There are so many things that our nation’s service members put on the line or sacrifice for our freedom, including time with family and friends, the state of their mental and physical health, and even their lives.
Over the weekend a large fire at Milroy Pallet in Rush County caused a complete loss to buildings on the property. Rush County EMA Director Chuck Kemker gave an update on the events of that night and the investigation into the fire.
A Flag Retirement Ceremony was held Sunday afternoon at the VFW as they celebrated their 100th anniversary. Members of the VFW have collected flags over the years and were able to burn over 650 old flags.
In the first of two grant cycles this year, Reid Health Community Benefit is giving more than $127,000 to 21 local organizations.
The icy grip of a long winter finally appears to have let go of Indiana and flowers are blooming, the birds have returned and the sun is (usually) shining.
I’ve always wondered what it would be like as a high school or college athlete, mathlete, or other young person whose unique gifting made them sought-after people.
METAMORA — Whitewater Canal State Historic Site’s summer programming includes a day of fun at Mill Park, a build-a-boat program and a demonstration of simple machines and how they work.
More than 20 local organizations and employers are expected to be on hand for a community resource fair next week in Richmond, a joint project from Reid Community Outreach and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana health officials are urging Hoosiers to protect themselves from tick bites during and after spending time outdoors as warmer weather increases tick activity.
Celebration in the Ville was held Saturday. Even though it rained during the evening, it was deemed a success. There were hundreds that attended. A follow up story will be published this week as official attendance numbers come in.
East Central — Heart of Indiana United Way’s first Feeding Our Neighbors fundraising campaign, raised $17,207 to support local food pantries. The campaign, run during the month of April, was designed to address the region’s increased need for healthy food during this challenging financial ti…
Cedar Grove — Friday evening, the Indiana State Police began investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred in Franklin County, Indiana.
At a previous school board meeting the Fayette County School Board voted to demolish what used to be the FCSC Resource Center building. The building itself is gone, but a discovery on the site left the board to make more decisions about the property.
We are coming into picnic and cookout season, and we tend to change our dietary preferences from soups and casserole type side dishes to grilled food and cold salads. Pasta, potatoes, and fruit make delicious salads and go with so many foods.
The Fayette County Assessor’s Office is beginning Stage 1 of the next 4-year cycle of Reassessment. By law, all parcels of property must be visited and inspected by a certified assessor once every four years. The areas to be visited by our field assessor for data collection in 2022 will be F…
Fayette County Communications/E911 Director Kelly VanMeter informed both the Fayette County Council and the Fayette County Board of Commissioners that the dispatch would soon be in need of a new dispatch console.
Everyone here at the Fayette County Public Library is excited to announce that after 29 years, we will be retiring our old Bookmobile and replacing it with a brand new Sprinter van. You are definitely going to notice this new Bookmobile on the streets of Fayette County because it is bright p…
After limiting access because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Reid Health’s Patient Financial Services office in downtown Richmond is once again welcoming walk-ins.
Fayette County School Corporation is preparing to induct a class for the 2022 FCSC Education Hall of Fame. They are currently seeking nominations from the community.
For the Ag department in the Fayette County School Corporation it is one of the biggest days of the year. Ag day is a chance to build a foundation for the young students who may be the future of the Agriculture industry.
Hospitals across the country – including Reid Health – are being impacted by a global shortage of intravenous contrast media dyes used for some radiology, cardiology, and surgery procedures to help better understand images taken of a patient’s body.
Liberty — Hope Center has been awarded a grant of $500 from the Whitewater Valley REMC Community Trust, Inc. The grant will assist in the expenses of upgrading and updating the Center’s new building.
Fifth graders in the Fayette County School Corporation got the chance to learn a little more about agriculture at the school corporations Ag Day on Tuesday. Keep an eye out for a full article about what students were able to learn in the Friday edition of the News-Examiner.
The Fayette County Drug Coalition held it’s regular monthly meeting on Friday, and the meeting served as a chance to hear a special presentation.
CENTERVILLE — On Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at approximately 4: 45 pm, Indiana State Troopers Josh Bayly and Trooper Jacob Ridgeway were dispatched to a serious crash on Pottershop Road west of Creek Road near Centerville, Indiana. When they arrived, it was determined the crash involved three vehicles.
Most people who catch the virus that causes COVID-19 feel better within a few days or a couple weeks, especially if they were vaccinated before they became infected. But for some, the effects of the illness can linger for months or even years. This is a condition known as “long COVID.”
BATH — Bath State Bank’s Justin R. Proctor was awarded the Ball State Alumni Emerging Leader Award on May 2 in Muncie. The Emerging Leader Award is given to a BSU accounting alumnus who have positions of responsibility, demonstrate career success and actively engage in leadership roles as we…
WEST LAFAYETTE — Researchers have been working to find a cause and cure for Tourette syndrome since the neurological disorder was first documented in 1885. Purdue University’s progress in that work in recent years is now being rewarded with a $2.6 million grant from the National Institute of…
INDIANAPOLIS — Following President Dr. Robert Manuel being named the president-elect of DePaul University, the University of Indianapolis Board of Trustees announced today that it has appointed Phillip Terry, immediate past Chair of the University’s Board of Trustees and retired CEO of Monar…
Fayette County School Corporation named Paula Shouse their teacher of the year, and the school board approved that nomination at their meeting on Tuesday.
The Everton Volunteer Fire Department and representatives from the Indiana Volunteer Firefighter’s Association gathered on Monday to celebrate two deserving citizens, who’s quick thinking saved a life that was in danger.
On behalf of the Fayette County Council on aging and aged, Neisah Wicker asked the Fayette County Commissioners to approve the quarterly claim the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) for a reimbursement of expenses. Wicker also updated the status of the transit system in Fayette County.
MUNCIE — A Spring tradition continues at the David Owsley Museum of Art (DOMA) with Art in Bloom, a free, public floral exhibition on Saturday, May 14, and Sunday, May 15, with extended museum hours from noon to 5 p.m. on both days.
Students at Connersville Middle School competed at East Central Middle School on Saturday, April 30 in the Academic Super Bowl. Students have prepared for the competition since January on the topic of Canada. Students stay after school to learn material in science, math, English, and social …