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Register now for Table for One class on May 30

In a world that often emphasizes communal dining and family gatherings, navigating the world of solo cooking and dining can be challenging. Join Quest for Balance Wellness Grief Education Series …

NMHS recognizes seniors with awards, scholarships

North Montgomery High School conducted its senior awards program May 15. Recognition as well as scholarships and awards were given to the following students: American Legion Byron Cox Theadore …

Southmont honors seniors during awards program

Southmont High School recognized members of the senior class during an awards program on May 8. Students recognized and receiving scholarship awards include: Valedictorian — Megan Andrews …
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FCHS names three students as top of the Class of 2024

VEEDERSBURG — A trio of young women were named the top students of the Class of 2024 at Fountain Central High School. Haley Marva Webb is the class valedictorian and co-salutatorians are …

CPD: Buckle up every day

The Crawfordsville Police Department is teaming up with law enforcement from across the state to urge to buckle up ahead of a national Click It or Ticket high-visibility seat belt enforcement effort. …

Overcoming trauma: A tribute to veterans

I’ve never served in the U.S. Armed Forces, but my life was surrounded and deeply touched by things military: My father, a Captain in the U.S. Public Health Service, provided medical …

Indiana 4-H seeking career mentors

Do you have 30-60 minutes of time to give per academic semester? Are you passionate about supporting Indiana youth? We have an opportunity for you. As stated in guidance provided to …

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Franciscan Health Foundation hosts inaugural Circle of 1875

The Franciscan Health Foundation recently held its inaugural meeting of the Circle of 1875 in Montgomery County. The Circle of 1875, which is named for the year the first Franciscan hospital was …

Franciscan ExpressCare & WorkingWell move to new location

Franciscan ExpressCare and WorkingWell are in the process of moving to a new location in Crawfordsville. The office at 1640 Crawfordsville Square Drive closed at 10 a.m. Wednesday for services …

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Athenians capture fourth straight sectional title

The three Crawfordsville girls tennis seniors in Sam Rohr, and the sister duo of Amy and Emily Weliever can say they’ve now accomplished something special. Thursday night Crawfordsville girls …
CHS senior Amy Weliever helped the Athenians get back to the sectional title game with a win at three singles. CHS is in search of its fourth straight sectional title.

Athenians and Stars set to meet for sectional title

Mother Nautre allowed the girls tennis sectional to be played outdoors on Wednesday at Crawfordsville. The semi-finals took place with Western Boone taking on Southmont and the host Athenians taking …

Keeping up with the schedule

There wasn’t anything tragic or magic these last two weeks, and that in and of itself is a bit of a shock. There have been plenty of adjustments and changes to travel and game schedule, …

Athenian girls send seven to T&F Regional

The Crawfordsville girls track and field team is saving their best for when it matters most. Tuesday the girls track and field post-season got underway for both North Montgomery and Crawfordsville as …

Douglas signs with Warriors to continue wrestling career

LINDEN — North Montgomery’s Chloe Douglas is continuing the trend of female wrestlers who go on to wrestle in college for the Chargers. Monday Douglas signed with Indiana Tech to continue …
Sydney Neideffer is one of two Charger seniors along with Shayna Ratcliff. Neideffer has manned the top singles spot the last two seasons for North.

Chargers give it their all in sectional vs Tigers

The Crawfordsville Girls Tennis Sectional got underway at the Wabash College Indoor Courts on Tuesday as the North Montgomery Chargers and the Lebanon Tigers squared off in a re-match of the regular …

Stokes sets stolen base record for Mounties

DOVER ­— Southmont softball junior Anna Stokes has been an impact player for the Mounties since day one as a freshman. Her first season Stokes batted .492 in her freshman season and .322 …
Obituaries
Julia Esther (Heishman) Canada
Julia Esther (Heishman) Canada, 89, of Crawfordsville passed away Sunday, May 19, 2024, at Whitlock Place in Crawfordsville. She was born Dec. 2, 1934, at Indianapolis, to the late Riley and …
George W. High
There will be a graveside service with military rites for George W. High at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 18 at Mace Cemetery, 5258 E. U.S. 136, Crawfordsville. Donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior …
Mary Jane Hershberger
Mary Jane Hershberger, 68, passed away unexpectedly on May 4, 2024, at her residence in Ellenton, Florida, and went to be with her Heavenly Father. Mary was born Aug. 16, 1956, at Aurora, …
Ruth Marie Irvin
Ruth Marie Irvin, 89, of Veedersburg passed away at 12:06 a.m. Saturday, May 11, 2024, at Franciscan Health Crawfordsville. Ruth was born Jan. 14, 1935, at Covington the daughter of Elvin Samuel …
Dallas Wayne Switzer
Dallas Wayne Switzer Sr., 74, of Crawfordsville, passed away May 12, 2024, at his home, due to a heart attack. He was born Jan. 26, 1950, at Crawfordsville, to Mary Leonard Switzer and James …
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INDIANAPOLIS — With the GOP nomination of U.S. Sen. Mike Braun for governor, we now settle in to watch the lame-duck Holcomb administration depart while the candidate begins to put the pieces …
In mid-2016, a resident of West Main invited neighbors, friends and family for the first of what she called “front porch politics.” Conditions should have been ideal — comfortable …
One of the things I enjoyed most, throughout my political career, was the opportunity to meet with young people. Almost without exception, they were curious, thoughtful and eager to face the …
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I’ve crunched the preliminary numbers and they saddened me. Montgomery County on May 7 saw its lowest voter turnout for a presidential primary in at least 32 years. I’m not naive to …
I would like to say that I don’t feel that the Journal Review is the proper platform for endorsing any political candidate, unless it is a paid advertisement. The letter published regarding the …
Several years ago (1964) there was a popular TV show called Slattery’s People. It was about a small town legislature played by Richard Crenna. My how have politics changed? Where have all the …
First Baptist Church of Crawfordsville appreciates our law enforcement officers. In a way to show our appreciation we would like to invite all law enforcement officers who serve in Montgomery County …
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