Saturday, November 28, 2015

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  • Thankful for their service

    Thankful for their service

    By: Andrew Krull

    The Master’s Class Community Christian School in Sullivan hosted area police officers and firefighters for a Thanksgiving lunch on Tuesday. Members of the Sullivan City Fire Department, Sullivan City Police Department and Sullivan County Sheriff’s Department, as well as Sullivan Mayor Clint Lamb, broke bread with the studens. From left, kindergartners Ella Newton, Gwen Hutchison, Brenley Snyder and Rosyln Meier look over the dessert offerings during the lunch.

  • Donation for CFK

    Donation for CFK

    By: Jamie Isbell

    Sullivan American Legion Post 139 donated a check for $3,515 to Sullivan County Christmas for Kids (formerly Toys-for-Tots) on Tuesday. Christmas for Kids provides needy families in the county with toys and gifts for Christmas. Above, from left, Mike Kauffman, Post 139 Adjutant; John Kaufman, Post 139 Trustee; Roberta Russell, CFK President; Herman Grindle, Post 139 Commander; and Ron Skinner, Post 139 Trustee, pose for a picture during the presentation.

  • Emotions run high, but nothing done at Hymera council meeting

    Emotions run high, but nothing done at Hymera council meeting

    By: Andrew Krull

    A powder keg of human emotion was on display during Tuesday’s Hymera Town Council special meeting to consider the possible hiring of a new town marshal and the purchase of a new police car, but, like in one of those old cartoons, the keg never ignited and nothing happened.“Why did we schedule this meeting?” council member Russell Knight asked town attorney Deb Shepler as the meeting spiraled out of control. It lasted only about 25 minutes.“Why doesn’t the new boa...

  • Sullivan County Council approves paying over $17,000 in SCSD comp time

    Sullivan County Council approves paying over $17,000 in SCSD comp time

    By: Dennis Clark

    The Sullivan County Council approved paying down a portion of accumulated comp time within the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Department during its meeting on Tuesday.Eleven staff members — six deputies and five jail division employees — will receive checks totaling over $17,000, to be issued in December.At last month’s council meeting, Sheriff Clark Cottom stated he wanted to lessen future county expenditures due to high levels of comp time accumulated in his department, a...

  • RCSI officials confident of charter renewal after site visit Monday

    RCSI officials confident of charter renewal after site visit Monday

    By: Harold Bosstick

    Rural Community Academy School Leader Susie Pierce said she and the directors of the school’s board of directors are pleased with what they heard from contractors who visited Monday as part of the charter’s renewal process.The contractors were from Ball State University, which authorizes Rural Community Schools Inc. — which held its regular business meeting Monday night — to operate the Graysville-based charter.In particular, Pierce said Tuesday, they had inspected the...

  • Rhagen Smith wins ISU Spirit Award

    Rhagen Smith wins ISU Spirit Award

    By: Times staff report

    Rhagen Smith won the Brenda Howell Spirit Award for the 2015-16 season for the Indiana State University women’s basketball team.Smith, a Sullivan graduate, is a 6-2 junior forward for the Lady Sycamores.In a 60-42 win over Eastern Illinois on Nov. 19, Smith made 4 of 7 shots and was 2-for-2 at the foul line, finishing with a career-high 10 points.She had scored nine points against Butler and Evansville last season.In 13 minutes of action off the bench, Smith also had four rebounds to go...

  • North Central drops opener

    North Central drops opener

    By: By B.J. Hargis

    FARMERSBURG — North Central only managed to score 11 points in the first 16 minutes as the host Thunderbirds lost to Cloverdale 68-39 in the season opener for both high school boys basketball teams Tuesday night.Cloverdale, led by junior guard Cooper Neese, began the game with 16 unanswered points in the first 4 1/2 minutes.The Clovers were playing their first game under the leadership of coach Patrick Rady, who took over for his dad Pat Rady, all-time wins leader in Indiana history.Clo...

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