A recent Connersville High School graduate is pursuing her life dream thanks, in large part, to the generosity of a couple who left a generous bequest to provide an all-costs paid scholarship.
Museum: Fayette County Historical Museum, 200 W. 5th St., open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; other times by appointment, by contacting Sam Harvey, president, at 765-265-1807. Free admission.
GLOVER: Born to Carla and Eric R. Glover of Connersville, a son, Levi Jonas Glover, at 2:34 p.m. on Friday, July 17, 2020, at Henry Community Health, New Castle. He weighed 8 pounds and measured 19¼ inches. He has three sisters, Ivah, Neveah and Zevyna, and a brother, Averie. Grandfather is …
Long-time fairgoers and those who stayed away this year because of the coronavirus will have a chance to eat the fried chicken dinner usually prepared by St. Gabriel parish.
Millicent Fahie said, “My heart is overjoyed with this response.” She is pictured on Saturday, standing with bags of clothing donated to The Shelter. Fahie, a Connersville native who lives in Indianapolis, came home to collect the clothing, which will be made available to people without home…
Discover Connersville typically has a large fundraiser in May and other small ones. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed that. In order to raise funds for downtown renovations and beautification, it is having a raffle, “Wine, Dine & Good Time.”
A Connersville woman has been selected for a volunteer position with the National Organization for Rare Disorders and is helping promote a virtual discussion event on Wednesday.
Kimberly Reisinger Craig and Kelly Reisinger Robinson normally spend the first weekend of August at Twinsburg, Ohio. But with that community’s annual Twins Fest cancelled by coronavirus, they are have hopes for what they are calling Twins Take Over Indiana.
God specializes in bringing good out of bad. The coronavirus pandemic has been a dark period in our nation’s history. God never wastes our pain, so the question is, “What are the good lessons we can take away from the bad virus?”
Atlee Kidd scrapes paint chips off of a fire hydrant near Frazee Elementary School on West 3rd Street Thursday morning before repainting it. Kidd is working for the city of Connersville this summer.
When historians study and admire historic objects and when collectors of historic antiques search for artifacts to purchase, it is safe to say that gavels are very seldom objects neither would readily choose to study and admire or to purchase. A graphic exception to this rule is provided by …
This gavel, made from wood salvaged from a boat used in the Civil War, was donated to the Hoosier Blue and Gray Civil War Round Table by Harry Smith, who was an original member of the group.
Fields: Born to Dara and Eric Fields of Cambridge City, a daughter, Adley Rae Fields, at 5:23 a.m. on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at Henry Community Hospital, New Castle. She weighed 7 pounds 2 ounces and measured 18 inches.
This is the third of three parts recalling Connersville’s participation in The History Channel Great Race from Boston to Sacramento in 2000. Not only did a team from here win its division in the race but the city also hosted drivers and teams on June 7, 2000.
Back from the Great Race, Connersville’s Model A Ford entry went to the Whitewater Technical Career Center for a reception. Pictured with the car are, from left, Richard Bever, machine trades teacher; Nelson Downard, diesel program teacher; Rich Baltzell; Bob Baltzell; Milt Eley, school dire…
This is the second of three parts recalling Connersville’s participation in The History Channel Great Race from Boston to Sacramento in 2000. Not only did a team from here win its division in the race but the city also hosted drivers and teams on June 7, 2000.
This is the first of a three parts recalling Connersville’s participation in The History Channel Great Race from Boston to Sacramento in 2000. Not only did a team from here win its division in the race but the city also hosted drivers and teams on June 14, 2000.
Conner Quilters awarded their annual scholarship to Reagan Patton, daughter of Jason Patton and Hollie Benton. She plans on attending Ball State University in the fall to study pediatric oncology. Pictured are, from left, from Lori Dickerson, Reagan Patton, Judy Bryson; and in back, Lillian …