RICHMOND — The Wayne County Health Department will hold a Community Flu Clinic this Saturday, October 23,2021 from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at 601 East Main Street (formerly known as the Elder-Beerman building), Richmond, Indiana. The CDC recommends that everyone 6 months and older receive the f…

There’s been quite a bit of news recently around COVID-19 vaccinations and booster shots, so Whitewater Community Television once again is offering a chance for you to get your questions answered by local experts live Thursday evening.

The Cincinnati Ballet Company performs “Serenade” as part of the Connersville Area Artist Series from February 19, 1981.

The Fayette County School Corporation School Board heard a tentative teacher’s contract for educators at the corporation.

Young ladies at Community Christian School now have the opportunity to learn about growing into faithful women of God.

Fayette County Democrats hosting Apple Dumpling Day

Early Monday morning, two Union County Highway Department workers were struck while working along a rural Union County roadway. The Indiana State Police responded the area of Clifton Road west of US27 to investigate a single vehicle crash in which a Brookville man was killed, and a Liberty m…

It’s time to get your groove on and step back in time for the Whitewater Valley Arts Association annual art auction. Tickets are on sale now.

Music has the unique ability to heal the soul, and bring people together. Betterdayz Thru Jesus Christ Recovery Outreach Service hosted a special testimony, a performance and filming for a music video on Monday.

The Connersville High School Class of 1961 recently held their 60th class reunion. Though attendance was low due to the Covid situation an enjoyable weekend was spent renewing acquaintances, sharing memories, and spinning tall tales.

October is National Apple month. Did you know apples originated in the mountains of Kazakhstan based on their DNA? National Geographic also provides an interesting history of the apple including claims that the apple started the Trojan War and they debunk the apple’s role in the story of Ada…

Connersville Mayor Chad Frank was selected as the Spirit of Hope award winner this year. The award is given to someone who “portrays an attitude of service and exemplifies the spirit of hope in their daily life.”

Coffee with the Mayor returns Thursday

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October is Fire Prevention Month and the Connersville Fire Department visited students Friday morning to teach them about fire safety.

The following students made Community Christian School’s honor roll for the first nine weeks of the school year:

For many years at the newspaper, if I found myself in a computer pinch of any kind, I called for Dale. From somewhere inside the building, it wasn’t long before he showed up at my desk. It was wonderful.

Attending high school can and should be a positive experience for students, and for most students, it is exactly where they need to be. For Miracle Boyd, high school became very difficult for her. While she loved being with friends and attending the Whitewater Career Center, she felt she was…

The News-Examiner asked: “Halloween is Oct. 31. What is one of your favorite horror movies?”

For at least the first three quarters of the twentieth century, small stores were where most families in town got their food, meat and even household wares. Sometimes they were called mom and pop shops as families would live above or behind the stores. Many baby boomers and older, remember f…

The 1960s decade has often been characterized as a pivotal turning point in American history – the Civil Rights Movement, Vietnam War, Women’s Movement and assassinations claiming the lives of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., John and Robert Kennedy. Unsettling times, but out of all the turmoil c…

Madison Osborn is CMS’s 7th grade Spartan of the Week for the week of October 18, 2021. Madison is the daughter of Heidi Schnider and Adam and Samantha Osborn. Mrs. Amy King nominated her for being a student “who models being respectful, responsible, and ready to learn.” Mrs. King adds, “Mad…

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Maggie Fox and Maggie’s Diner have been fixtures in the city for years. Through thick and thin the diner has been a mainstay in the community.

Community Christian School’s mission class along with the elementary classes will be giving back around the world.

If you have heavy trash items you would like picked up, Thursday, Oct. 28 is the last pickup day.

The Intuit Quick Books Desktop Pro course at Whitewater Adult Education is a very comprehensive instructional program on the current version of QBPro bookkeeping software.

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Wednesday afternoon around 3 p.m., a single car heading southbound on SR1 hit a tree head on, taking the life of passenger Bobbi G. Lewis Lamb, 35 of Metamora.

After the past year plus, several things that would normally have taken place have been cancelled or re-imagined. There were family gatherings, community events, and countless others gatherings that couldn’t be done as they were planned.

Reid Health on Monday gave out its 1,000th extra dose of the COVID-19 vaccine since booster shots and third doses for some individuals were approved by federal health officials last month.

In July, Chief Probation Officer Orlan Foster spoke before the Fayette County Council to request additional funds for the county probation department.

Through a donation, Whitewater Adult Education was able to purchase 20 $20 Walmart gift cards. They are using them to recognize perfect attendance (no absences or tardies) each month. In September, three students received this award. Pictured with WAE Coordinator, Amy Engle is is Brooklynn M…

Back at the Aug. 23 Connersville Park Board Meeting, Parks Superintendent Katherine Good said the Roberts Park pool would be needing repair work done.

Saturday at Roberts Park, local Girl Scouts gathered to celebrate fall.

Fayette County Highway Department Director Jay Halveland gave Fayette County Commissioners an update on work done to one of the county vehicles, and the overall progress of chip/seal projects in the county.

RICHMOND — The Wayne County Health Department’s Health Officer, David Jetmore urges everyone 6 months and older to receive the flu vaccine. “As we enter this flu season, it could be like no other”, said Dr. David Jetmore.

Tuesday evening, Nickel Plate trail will be lined up with dozens of pumpkins carved by local students for their annual Jack-O-Jaunt.

The News-Examiner asked: “Fall is beautiful. What are some of your favorite places to visit this time of year?”

It’s a bird, no it’s a plane, no it actually is a plane. John Burns, a Connersville resident, has spent the last decade building his own personal plane.

The Fayette County Historical Museum is marking three years at its present location with a tribute to the history of the Whitewater Valley Canal this weekend, October 9th and 10th.

The Whitewater Valley Arts Association’s Biennial Art Auction, “The Age of Aquarius – The Sixties”, is scheduled for Saturday, November 6, 5:30 p.m. at Expo Hall.