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Barajas seeks Superior Court 1 bench

Heather Barajas is seeking the Montgomery County Superior Court 1 Judge position. The following Q&A was submitted by the League of Women Voters of Montgomery County. Other candidates in …
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Imel has sights on county coroner’s job

Christopher Imel is seeking the Montgomery County Coroner position. The following Q&A was submitted by the League of Women Voters of Montgomery County. Other candidates in June’s primary …
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Hedrick seeks at large seat on county council

John Hedrick II is seeking the Montgomery County Council at large seat. The following Q&A was submitted by the League of Women Voters of Montgomery County. Other candidates in June’s …

Virus cluster ID’d at local factory

A cluster of COVID-19 cases has been identified at a Crawfordsville factory, as public health authorities urge Hoosiers to maintain social distancing in limiting the spread of the coronavirus. The …

Community Center reopens

Moving her workout routine from her garage back to a modern facility on Tuesday, retired resident Cathy MacDougal said she’s happy to be using better equipment again while having the chance to …

Witham requires face coverings

LEBANON — Beginning Thursday, face coverings will be required before entry into all the Witham Health Services locations. If you do not have a face covering on you risk not being allowed entry. …
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Petrie seeks Superior Court 2 bench

Daniel Petrie is seeking the Montgomery County Superior Court 2 Judge position. The following Q&A was submitted by the League of Women Voters of Montgomery County. Other candidates in …
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Bohlander seeks county council at large seat

Jake Bohlander is seeking the Montgomery County at large seat. The following Q&A was submitted by the League of Women Voters of Montgomery County. Other candidates in June’s primary …
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Virus ignited in US no earlier than mid-January, study says

NEW YORK (AP) — The spark that started the U.S. coronavirus epidemic arrived during a three-week window from mid-January to early February, before the nation halted travel from China, according to …

National news

Police cars burn, windows shatter as protests roil New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Street protests spiraled into New York City’s worst day of unrest in decades Saturday, as fires burned, windows got smashed and dangerous confrontations between demonstrators and …

Israeli forces kill unarmed autistic Palestinian man

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police shot dead an unarmed autistic Palestinian man in Jerusalem's Old City on Saturday after saying they suspected he was carrying a weapon. The shooting drew broad …

As Minneapolis burns, mayor takes heat for the response

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — First-term Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey appeared to be doing everything right. He worked with the city's booming business community and the City Council. He reached out to …

Biden ally sees Klobuchar as less likely Biden running mate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar seems a less likely choice to become Joe Biden's running mate on his presidential ticket following this week's death of a black man in police custody …
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Wrestling

Minch achieved bucket list item at state finals

In the mid 1970s, J.D. Minch was coaching 8th-grade basketball at Cannelton in southern Indiana. This past February, the retired North Montgomery wrestling coach joined an elite group when he …

Maxwell records hole-in-one

Mark Maxwell recorded his firt ever hole-in-one on Monday at Rocky Ridge Golf Club. Mawell used a 9-iron to ace the 125-yard par-3 No. 6 hole. Witnesses were Shelby Curtis and Bill Douglas.
College Signing

GOLF: Thompson commits to St. Mary-of-the-Woods

Southmont’s Bailey Thompson recently committed to continue her golf career at St. Mary-of-the-Woods in Terre Haute this coming fall. Thompson was surrounded by friends and family last week …

Southmont’s Sidney Veatch has comeback year for the ages, earns Journal Review Girls Basketball Player of the Year

Sidney Veatch sat on the sidelines for her entire sophomore basketball season. She had already budded as a star for the Southmont volleyball team in the fall of 2018, but her potential for the …
National Sports

Bobby Joe Morrow, 3-time winner in 1956 Olympics, dies at 84

SAN BENITO, Texas (AP) — Bobby Joe Morrow, the Texas sprinter who won three gold medals in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics while a student at Abilene Christian University, died Saturday. He was …

US Open plan in works, including group flights, COVID tests

Charter flights to ferry U.S. Open tennis players and limited entourages from Europe, South America and the Middle East to New York. Negative COVID-19 tests before traveling. Centralized housing. …

Dodgers' David Price throws money toward minor leaguers' pay

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Minor league players in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization will be getting something extra in their paychecks courtesy of star pitcher David Price. He will give $1,000 each …

Stenhouse heads to Bristol buoyed by good run at Charlotte

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Ricky Stenhouse Jr. could not have had a bumpier return to racing after NASCAR's 10-week shutdown. How bad was it? Stenhouse crashed on the first lap of the first race back …
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Obituaries
Linda K. (Cox) Nelson Murphy
Linda K. (Cox) Nelson Murphy, 80, of New Market passed away Thursday, May 28, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. She was born …
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John Eugene Servies
John Eugene Servies, 96, of Crawfordsville passed away Thursday, May 28, 2020, at Franciscan Health Lafayette East. He was born …
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Cecil Edgar Blankenship
Cecil Edgar Blankenship, 86, of Jamestown went to meet Jesus peacefully Tuesday, May 26, 2020, while working on his lawn mower in his …
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Charles ‘Chuck’ S. Kalinowski
Charles “Chuck” S. Kalinowski, 51, of Lafayette passed away May 21, 2020, peacefully in his home after months of health …
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Daniel Joe Nichols
Daniel Joe (Nick) Nichols of Conyers, Georgia passed away Friday, May 22, 2020, at the age of 67, not of the COVID-19, but other …
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Tuesday will be the 2020 Primary Election Day, moved up from the original May 6 date due to the COVID-19 crisis. The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County urges all eligible voters in …
So many of us are parked in front of our television sets these days, more out of necessity than desire. After hundreds of hours of viewing, of clicking the remote because I’m too lazy to …
The “Anvil Chorus” is the English name for the Coro di Zingari (Italian for “Gypsy chorus”) from act 2, scene 1 of Giuseppe Verdi’s 1853 opera “Il …
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Fox News reporter attacked, chased from demonstration

NEW YORK (AP) — A Fox News reporter was pummeled and chased by protesters who had gathered outside the White House early Saturday as part of nationwide unrest following the death of George …

Minneapolis protest misinformation stokes racial tensions

Column: A college hockey program worth saving in Alabama

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Letters
We support Aaron Spolarich for Judge of Montgomery County Superior Court 2. Spolarich has the necessary experience to preside over Superior Court 2. He is the only candidate who is a current team …
With Election Day right around the corner, we all have an important decision to make about the future of our county. Montgomery County needs leaders that have a proven track record of hard work, …
It is my privilege to support Daniel Petrie for Montgomery County Superior Court 2 Judge. Petrie has the necessary experience to serve as a Superior Court Judge. He has broad legal experience …
John Frey was one of the first people I met when I arrived in Montgomery County in 1981. It quickly became clear to me that Frey is a caring person who is committed to his community. His roots are …