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ATTRACTIONS Art gallery: Whitewater Valley Arts Association, 402 Central Ave., open Thursdays and Fridays 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m.-2 p.m. except when exhibits are being changed. Open if the flag is out and on

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CMS SPARTANS OF THE WEEK

Chloe Williams is Connersville Middle School’s seventh-grade Spartan of the Week for the week of Sept. 16. Chloe is the niece of Ronald Robie. Amy King, mathematics teacher, nominated Chloe. “Chloe is a great student. She comes to class ready to

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SENIOR CENTER MENU

Menus for the week of Monday, Sept. 16, to Friday, Sept. 20, served at 11:30 a.m. at the Fayette Senior Center, 477 N. Grand Ave. Monday: Chicken cordon bleu, green peas, yellow squash with tomatoes, whole wheat dinner roll, pears Tuesday: Ham with white beans

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Farming is 'white knuckle' this year

At a field day put on by Stine Seed Co. Thursday, Kip Featherston, left, and Brandon Burgdoerfer spoke about their company’s products and this year’s crop conditions.

By BOB HANSEN - bhansen@newsexaminer.com Farmers agree that this year is one of the strangest they’ve seen, some going back more than 60 years. A half dozen farmers attended a field day in the 3500 block of Waterloo Road put on Thursd

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The Good Ship Connersville: Christened 101 years ago today

Fayette County has lost many fine men to war over the years. Two of them come to mind when discussing a ship named Connersville. The first is Reginald Fisher, a young man from here who was killed when a German submarine fired a torpedo into the Jacob Jones off the

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BINGO!

Nancy Clark plays a game of bingo at the Lifestream Fall Festival in Dunlapsville Wednesday morning. Clark said she has been coming to the event for three years and enjoys everything about it. Seniors from many of the senior centers and meal programs came to the activity.

BINGO!

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Baby Box on order; funds still being raised

Donations totaling $800 were presented Monday to Jen Young, executive director of the Hope Center, to help buy and install a Safe Haven Baby Box for Connersville. The donations came from the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1065, $500; Aerie 1065 Ladies Auxiliary, $200; and the Eagle Riders of Aerie 1065, $100. Pictured at the check presentation are, from left, Reita Brunsman of the auxiliary, Ben Brunsman of Aerie 1065, Tina Jobe of the auxiliary, Young, Andy Benz of Aerie 1065 and Dave Wilkins of the Eagle Riders.

News-Examiner An obviously relieved Jen Young is happy that the Connersville community has come forward with the $10,000 needed to purchase a Safe Haven Baby Box. But now, instead of taking a victory lap, she’s doing an encore. Young is the executive director

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Creative People

Bailey, Zoey, Janet and Brian Cain enjoy family time together. Both of her children are blossoming artists, Janet says.

By KATE THURSTON - kthurston@newsexaminer.com In her youth, Janet Cain struggled finding where she fit in. She tried sports, choir, dancing and other extracurricular activities at school. “In the end, nothing sung to my soul like art did,” Cain sai

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Former resident has idea for historic church

Trinity Episcopal Church is for sale. A former Connersville resident is trying to raise money to purchase it.

By KATE THURSTON - kthurston@newsexaminer.com A Connersville native has a passion for restoring an old church and faith in the community he grew up in. Sam Locke, now of Indianapolis, hopes to buy the Trinity Episcopal Church with the goal of preserving a hist

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Community Notebook

HEALTH & SUPPORT God’s Cure for Anxiety: 6:30 p.m. Monday, fellowship hall of Community Gospel Church, 250 Erie Ave. Anyone suffering with depression, anxiety or addiction is welcome. Dress is casual. All denominations welcome.  Addiction/incarc

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Girl Scouts growing in Fayette County

Games were among activities duringDiscover Girl Scouts event Saturday. Pictured, Ilene Taylor stops and does a dance step for Macie Lucas, left, and Jaycee Reeve as Marrisa Taylor, service unit leader, encourages them. Jaycee was supposed to do the same thing that Ilene had done and then enter a circle and stop in front of another girl and do something for her to duplicate.

By BOB HANSEN - bhansen@newsexaminer.com HARRISBURG — When Marrisa Taylor joined Girl Scouting as a leader, she didn’t know anything about it except that her daughter wanted to join. To make that happen, adults needed to step forward and become leaders.

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Grand prize winner

Pamela J. Nester, right, won the grand prize in the News-Examiner-Opoly promotion run during August in the Connersville News-Examiner. She said she’s already ordered 40 pounds of peanuts for the birds as well as food for the outdoor cats that have adopted her. Presenting her the $250 prize is Anna Pugsley, News-Examiner general manager.

Grand prize winner

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