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Thursday, January 19, 2017

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  • Chamber awards members

    Chamber awards members


    By: Steve Tucker

    The Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards banquet Tuesday night at the Sullivan Civic Center. During the dinner, the organization gave out plaques to honor members of the community that have impacted business over the last year. Pictured, from left, are SCCC Vice President Craig Grow; Sullivan County Historical Society President Tom Frew, who received the chamber’s Excellence in Service award; Henry Bobe, the owner of Henry Bobe’s Trattoria Italiano and the re...

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  • Roberts wins Kentucky tractor pull event

    Roberts wins Kentucky tractor pull event


    By: Andrew Krull

    A Sullivan man won the Kentucky Invitational Truck and Tractor Pull earlier this month, as well as the longest distance for the event at 244 feet. Jeremy Roberts is still waiting to see what his cash winnings will be for the Jan. 5-7 event at Kentucky Horse Park Alltech Arena in Lexington. “I’m still waiting to see,” Roberts said. “We finished second on Friday (qualifying) and then won on Saturday night (championship), and we also had the longest distance.” ...

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  • COMMENTARY: Hear, Ye! Hear, Ye!: Nothing is safe

    COMMENTARY: Hear, Ye! Hear, Ye!: Nothing is safe


    By: Harold Bosstick

    Now, my headline today is not as scary as it may seem on the surface. When I first began speaking with Jim Exline and Gillian Kelk about taking this content manager position, I asked them point blank how much range I had to examine elements of the paper. I got some variant on, “Everything is on the table.” And, again, that’s not as scary as it sounds. With my job focused on what content the paper should and must include, I needed to be able to evaluate everything — eve...

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  • Commissioners still weighing options on ambulance barn insurance settlement

    Commissioners still weighing options on ambulance barn insurance settlement


    By: Dennis Clark

    With a deadline looming, the Sullivan County Commissioners continued to mull over options to rebuild the ambulance barn destroyed by fire last February during its meeting on Tuesday. In their previous meeting, the commissioners learned of a payout offer from Tokio Marine HCC, the insurance company handling the claim, of $246,366.30 for the building. After much discussion, the commissioners asked their attorney, Ann Mischler, to respond saying the bid was too low. “I did not leave a coun...

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  • Merom man charged for causing accident, seriously injuring another while drunk

    Merom man charged for causing accident, seriously injuring another while drunk


    By: Times staff

    A Merom man faces six charges, four of which are felonies, for allegedly driving with both alcohol and marijuana in his system and then causing a serious accident. Christian Guy Simpson, 24, was charged with the following counts in Sullivan Superior Court on Wednesday: causing serious bodily injury when operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a previous conviction, a Level 5 felony; causing serious bodily injury when operating a vehicle while intoxicated, operating a vehicle with a Schedul...

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  • Lady Bulldogs extend winning streak

    Lady Bulldogs extend winning streak


    By: Times staff

    The Dugger Union girls basketball team pushed its winning streak to eight with a 52-28 win over visiting Washington Catholic on Wednesday night.The Lady Bulldogs (10-2) and the Lady Cardinals Cardinals were tied at 20-all at halftime.Dugger Union won the second half by a score of 32-8.Autumn Everson tallied a game-high 16 points to pace the winners. She also had six steals and three assists.Brooke Everson tallied five steals, four assists and four points.Hannah Smith grabbed nine rebounds to...

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  • Sullivan wrestlers lose at home

    Sullivan wrestlers lose at home


    By: Times staff

    In a high school wrestling match added to the schedule, Northview defeated host Sullivan 43-32 in a battle of Western Indiana Conference foes.Jakob Barney won by fall at three minutes and 58 seconds in a battle at 170 pounds.Tanner Hancock needed just 41 seconds to defeat Northview’s John Elkins in a battle at 195.After not making weight last night against West Vigo, Justin Adkinson pinned Northview’s Logan Watson in 74 seconds in a match at 285.Freshman Josh Scaggs earned a forfe...

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