Borders says proposed bill not meant to be discriminatoryWhile the bill aimed at preventing individuals from changing their sex on their birth certificate will not be heard this session, Representative Bruce Borders said it is an important issue to discuss. Rep. Borders, R-Jasonville, authored House Bill 1361 recently. The bill says, in part, the gender listed on an individual’s birth certificate and permanent record made from the birth certificate may not be changed unless there was a clerical error...
Volunteer says Linton Food Pantry has growing demand, needs room to accommodateBrenda Padgett is one of those rare people who decided to spend her newly-gained free-time, which came along with retirement, on volunteering at her local food pantry-- the Linton Community Food Pantry and Thrift Store. Padgett said she was a volunteer for a few months before becoming the site supervisor in May 2016...
Turning Point graduates 22Friday the 13th is rumored to be a traditionally unlucky day, but for 22 adult-education students, their luck couldn’t have been better. Although 29 officially graduated in the last six months, 22 attended. Their HSE graduation ceremony was held at Bloomfield’s Faith Christian Church, and the place was packed, with more than 120 proud guests of graduates...
Linton second grader sweeps spelling beeLinton Elementary held a spelling bee Wednesday afternoon, something it hasn’t done for at least five years. After 10 rounds, second grader Owen Smith, whose teacher is Mrs. Hall, was declared the winner. Runner-up Taryn Thuis attends fourth grade in Mrs. LeDune’s class at Linton...
State level changes to impact WRV tax rateWhite River Valley Schools is expecting a lower assessed valuation (AV) for the coming academic year, which will lead to an increased tax rate. According to WRV Superintendent Bob Hacker, the lower value is due to state legislation directed at capping assessed valuation for farm land...
Another busy weekend for area prepsThis weekend features a full slate of boys high school basketball action around the area. Just like last Friday, there are three Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference tilts scheduled for Friday night. Shakamak takes on White River Valley at Switz City. Linton-Stockton travels to North Daviess and Eastern Greene hosts rival Bloomfield...
Thoughts on a tough duck season and new friends
Posted Wednesday, December 30, 2015, at 9:42 PM
- Ducks and rain = great times (12/2/16)
- A great hunting dog is a treasure indeed (10/6/16)
- Its always an adventure on the river (9/16/16)
- Make mine a double (6/2/16)
- Turkey season is once again upon us (4/25/16)
- A story of redemption: my path back to Christ (2/19/16)6
- Beauregard the bunny chasing chow (1/28/16)2
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