The Fayette County Cancer Society held their monthly meeting on July 26, 2021 in the conference room of the First Baptist Church.

Keagan Ritter prepares and sets her goat up to be seen by the judge Monday morning at Memorial Showplace Arena.

Fayette County is one only one of three counties in the state of Indiana that is an advisory level blue, 0, with only four cases per 100,000 residents. The other counties at 0 are Jay and Martin.

Kids and adults of all ages enjoyed the parade Sunday morning to bring in the Fayette County Free Fair. It was reported that this year’s parade was one of the largest fair parades known to date.

Have you ever searched through the rough leaves of a zucchini plant looking for a perfect zucchini and when you find one it is the size of a blimp? Zucchini comes on fast and has a short growing season often leading to distress of “I have too much!” This week I am sharing 11 strategies to he…

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the closure of Happytime Preschool effective this school year. We would like to thank our former teachers, aides and volunteers, Grand Avenue Methodist Church and school board, parents and grandparents and the over 3000 students whose families entrust…

The sun was shining, the birds might have been chirping, but nobody was listening to them when the Crossroads Brass Band paid a visit to Connersville on Wednesday.

Starting with his mother Ruby in 1903 Leslie Grubbs or a family member has attended the Fayette County Free Fair every year. Until last year the streak had been carried on by just he and his mother, but with Covid, Leslie at the age of 88 decided he better play it safe and stay home. Grand-d…

What is your favorite thing about the fair?

A survey is available for the community to provide feedback about local healthcare.

A section of Franklin’s Crossroads Brass Band performing a solo during their encore performance at the Roberts Park Pavilion. The encore was a performance of “Hey Jude” by The Beatles. Look for a complete wrap-up of the concert in the weekend addition of the News-Examiner.

Independent Colleges of Indiana, Inc. (ICI), in collaboration with the Lilly Scholars Network (LSN) has selected 20 organizations around the state to receive the spring 2021 round of Lead Forward Community Grants (LFCG), which pair charitable organizations with a Lilly Endowment Community Sc…

I recently had cataract surgery. Let me tell you it has been a life changing experience. Dr. Tim Beatty at the Connersville Eye Center has been tracking it for quite a while and this spring he said,”It needs to be done!” Dr. Kevin Scripture, a former Spartan basketball player, did the surgery.

Heart of Indiana United Way (HIUW) is pleased to announce that it has received a second COVID-19 Economic Relief Initiative grant for $1,038,592 from Indiana United Ways, the state professional association of which HIUW is a member. The grant will be used to support our community in meeting …

School is just around the corner. For children in the area, going back to school is a stressful time. For parents, back to school caries it’s own stresses.

Hannah Caldwell has her cake decorating project judged Wednesday morning at Expo Hall. She was judged on several categories such as technique, skills and more.

Members of Connersville Fire Department, both past and present gathered at Robert’s Park to celebrate a teammate, and a brother.

A recent Connersville High School graduate is pursuing his life dream thanks, in large part, to the generosity of a couple who left a generous bequest to provide an all-costs paid scholarship.

Another successful Summer Reading Program ended on June 24th and we want to thank all of our wonderful community who signed up and participated. We are so happy you joined us this year and we can’t wait for next summer to do it all over again.

At the previous Connersville City Council meeting the council proposed four amendments to the APC regarding Confined Feeding Operations (CFOs). The APC heard each of the amendments at their most recent meeting.

As the pupils in the Whitewater Valley Arts Association rug hooking class worked to finish up their projects there was jovial feeling in the room.

On July 25 at about 12:20 a.m., Wayne County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the area of Pennville Road north of the Fayette and Wayne County Line on a report of missing individuals.

It’s hard to believe how fast this year has gone by! Gardens are full of healthy vegetables and are ready to be used in recipes or canned for next year.

The 400 block of Central Avenue will open mid-week and the 600 block of Central Avenue will close. The 500 block of Central Avenue will be starting reconstruction.

The Alquina Blue Arrows Park is looking for individuals, Alquina Alumni and Classes, businesses, and farms to sponsor each of the 18 Disc Golf Course holes in our beautiful park.

Concerts At The Park returns on Wednesday

The Connersville Fire Department A-shift turned a potentially dangerous situation on the river near Water Street in to a training opportunity Thursday. They used their Technical Rope Rescue training to lower a firefighter down to cut a log that was sticking out of the bank approximately 8 fe…

The News-Examiner asked: What was your favorite toy as a child? Did you have a favorite action figure, stuffed animal, etc?

SGT Clarissa Walls, Indiana Army National Guard Recruiting and Retention NCO or better known as “Walle,” is a new recruiter for the National Guard in Fayette County. Walls hopes to recruit locals who are ambitious and want to make a difference in their community and country.

Members of Alquina and Columbia United Methodist churches were blessed to donate eighty-one backpacks, completely stocked with school supplies, to Everton and Eastview elementary schools this week.

Former students and their guests attended the Orange School reunion at the Roberts Building in Roberts Park on July 11th. The room was decorated in the school colors of orange and black.

On July 20, at 6:50 The Fayette County Sheriff’s Department responded to a crash at State Road 44 W and S County Road 400 W involving drivers David Wicker of Liberty and Taylor Owens, 20, of Indianapolis.