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What was Montgomery County like before it was settled?

What was Montgomery County like before it was settled? Karen Zach For the Journal Review Water here. Water there. Water just about everywhere was one of the ways many of our early settlers …
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Tipmont REMC to sponsor students for Washington D.C. trip

LINDEN — Area high school juniors are eligible to apply for the Indiana Youth Tour, an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C., sponsored by Tipmont REMC. Applications are available online …
Tax Season

United Way in Montgomery County announces VITA site

United Way in Montgomery County will be a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program site for the 2022 tax season. In collaboration with United Way of Greater Lafayette, the VITA program will offer free …
Police

Indy man faces weapons, drug charges following crash

An Indianapolis man was jailed on multiple charges following a single-vehicle crash Wednesday morning near State Road 32 and Interstate 74. The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office responded …
Elections 2022

Grimble seeks GOP nod for council

Joyce Grimble of Waynetown is seeking the Republican nomination for District 1 of the Montgomery County Council. Grimble taught family and consumer sciences locally at the high school level before …
Elections 2022

Buser announces candidacy for prosecutor

Joseph R. Buser will seek re-election as a Republican candidate for the office of prosecuting attorney. His declaration of candidacy was filed Jan. 12 with the Secretary of State. Buser’s …
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Nation’s newest baby box dedicated at hospital

Crawfordsville became the newest member of a growing list of cities to offer an option for mothers who want to surrender a newborn baby without fear of arrest or prosecution. A “baby …
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City eyes Elmore Street property redevelopment

The site of a former match factory on Elmore Street saw its first steps toward reuse Wednesday following the transfer of the property from the city to its Redevelopment Commission. Approved during …
Community

Women’s Legacy Fund accepting proposals

The Women’s Legacy Fund of the Montgomery County Community Foundation is accepting grants now through noon March 25 for local nonprofits with a mission to support women and/or children.  …
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Analysis: Crisis in Ukraine a showdown of two world views

NEW YORK (AP) — The crisis in Ukraine is hardly going away — a showdown of two world views that could upend Europe. It carries echoes of the Cold War and resurrects an idea left over from the …

EXPLAINER: Why effort to help Afghanistan is falling short

WASHINGTON (AP) — As winter deepens, a grim situation in Afghanistan is getting worse. Freezing temperatures are compounding misery from the downward spiral that has come with the fall of the …

Democrats make surprising inroads in redistricting fight

NEW YORK (AP) — Democrats braced for disaster when state legislatures began redrawing congressional maps, fearing that Republican dominance of statehouses would tilt power away from them for the …

Asian shares mostly lower, extending Wall Street losses

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Monday after Wall Street logged its worst week since the pandemic began in 2020. Benchmarks declined in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Seoul and Sydney …
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Girls Basketball

Hotdogs stun Mounties to pick up third win of season

FRANKFORT – Southmont’s girls ran into a pair of hot seniors at Frankfort who made their Senior night special in a 44-37 Hot Dogs win. It was the first Sagamore Conference victory for …
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Lewis to be inducted into Indiana Sportswriters Hall of Fame

The Indiana Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association has named its ten individuals who will be inducted into the the Class of 2022 Hall of Fame on Sunday Apr. 10 at Valle Vista Country Club in …
Girls Basketball

Mustangs compete well vs Wolves, falter late in loss

VEEDERSBURG — Thursday Fountain Central girls basketball went up against one of the toughest teams on their schedule as they hosted the 15-5 Parke Heritage Wolves. For three quarters the …
Obituaries
Sharon Marie Strong
Sharon Marie Strong, 60, Veedersburg, passed away Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, at home. She was born Sept. 9, 1961, at Crawfordsville, to …
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Rodney Eugene Strong
Rodney Eugene Strong, 60, of Veedersburg passed away Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, at home. He was born on April 1, 1961, at …
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Henry Walter ‘Walt’ Nelson
Walt was born in Chicago, Illinois to Carl and Ebba Nelson on June 5, 1928. His parents came here from Sweden in the early …
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Donald G. Lashley
Don Lashley fired off his final wisecrack Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, in his hometown of Crawfordsville, Indiana, surrounded by his …
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Mary Lou (Provine) Rutledge
Mary Lou (Provine) Rutledge, 81, of Crawfordsville passed away Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, at Wellbrooke of Crawfordsville, after a brief …
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ECHL suspends Panetta after he is accused of racial gesture

The ECHL suspended Jacob Panetta on Sunday after the brother of longtime NHL defenseman P.K. Subban accused the Jacksonville defenseman of making “monkey gestures" in his direction. The league …

Bills fight valiantly in another playoff loss in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Josh Allen walked off the field inside Arrowhead Stadium a year ago juggling the disappointment of an AFC tile game loss to the Chiefs with a profound sense of optimism …

Jordan Poole scores 20 points, Warriors hold off Jazz 94-92

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry's shot is a little off — for now. It hasn't stopped Steve Kerr from praising his star point guard's ballhandling, how he's dishing off and defending and …

Collins beats Mertens, returns to Australian Open quarters

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Danielle Collins is back in the Australian Open quarterfinals after a 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 comeback win over No. 19-seeded Elise Mertens in a match lasting almost three hours …
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Mugler, French fashion icon known for sculpted designs, dies

TOKYO (AP) — French fashion designer Manfred Thierry Mugler, whose dramatic designs were worn by celebrities like Madonna, Lady Gaga and Cardi B, has died. He was 73. He died Sunday, his …

Cruise ship changes course after US judge orders seizure

Don Wilson, guitarist with The Ventures, dies at 88

Once allies, Stormy Daniels and Avenatti face off at trial

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INDIANAPOLIS — In the past six years, we’ve watched as four of Indiana’s 11 congressional seats were won by the highest bidder, including one of the state’s U.S. Senate seats. …
“Everybody has business they need to unload and spill,” said Erika Frazier. For her, it’s grief, the end of her marriage, the stress of being her parents’ caregivers, and the …
“Snow day.” Those were once the two most glorious words ever uttered on an early morning radio broadcast. When I was a kid in the ‘70s, it was pure heaven to wake to …
Letters
I am excited to support Joyce Grimble as the Republican candidate for Montgomery County Council District One. I cannot think of a better or more qualified candidate than Joyce. Her leadership …
It is with pleasure that I write this letter to support the candidacy of Steve Loy for the Montgomery County Council. I have known Steve for many years and have had many discussions with him about …
Four months ago, we walked into an empty warehouse in southern Johnson County, Indiana. Down the road, thousands of Afghans were streaming into Camp Atterbury after a terrifying and traumatic …
At the end of this year, I will have completed eight years serving Montgomery County as a District 3 Councilman. I am pleased that Steve Loy has decided to be a Republican candidate for this seat at …