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Companies bid on road paving projects

Two contstruction companies are vying for road paving projects in the county. On Monday, members of the Board of Commissioners opened sealed bids from Milestone Contractors of Indianapolis and …
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Serve & Protect: MCSO Deputy Todd Walsh

A Long Island native turned heartfelt Hoosier, Deputy Todd Walsh of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office has built a law enforcement career in West Central Indiana by simply following his …
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INDOT will deploy over 100 trucks ahead of weekend snow

With 1 to 4 inches of snow likely across West Central Indiana from Saturday after midnight through midday Sunday, the Indiana Department of Transportation will mobilize over 100 trucks to treat and …
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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 …
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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 …
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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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German caution on arms to Ukraine rooted in history, energy

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s refusal to join other NATO members in providing weapons to Ukraine has annoyed some allies and raised questions about Berlin’s resolve in standing up to Russia. The …

EU continues training Libyan partners despite migrant abuses

BRUSSELS (AP) — A confidential European Union military report calls for continuing a controversial EU program to train and equip Libya’s coast guard and navy despite growing concerns about their …

Delay in creating new cybersecurity board prompts concern

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — It’s a key part of President Joe Biden’s plans to fight major ransomware attacks and digital espionage campaigns: creating a board of experts that would investigate major …

Abortion opponents eye priorities as high court ruling looms

In the nearly two months since a conservative majority of justices on the Supreme Court indicated openness to dramatic new restrictions on abortion, money has poured into the political fundraising …
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Athenians down Mustangs in physical game

VEEDERSBURG - A rough and tumble Friday night went Crawfordsville’s way in a 38-32 boys basketball win over Fountain Central. Both teams, with big Saturday matchups, expended a lot of energy …
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 …
Obituaries
Harry John Gianakis
Harry John Gianakis, 60,  of Crawfordsville passed away Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022, at his home. Johnny was born May 23, 1961, at …
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Josephine Ann (Rudd) Miller
Josephine Ann (Rudd) Miller, 81, passed away peacefully Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022. Josephine was born Sunday, Aug. 11, 1940, in …
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Barbara A. Sutherlin
Barbara A. Sutherlin, 90, of Crawfordsville passed away Jan. 21, 2022, at Franciscan Health Crawfordsville. She was born Dec. 19, …
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Nancy Franklin
Nancy Franklin, 50, of Mountain View, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, at her home. Nancy was born June 28, 1971, in …
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Harold Everett Swisher
Harold Everett Swisher, 84, passed away Jan. 19, 2022, at Indianapolis. Born in Dec. 18, 1937, at Dover in Boone County, Indiana, …
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Analysis: Quartet of classics featured greatest toes on turf

Jay Feely stood on the Arrowhead Stadium sideline witnessing one of the best quarterback duels in the NFL's 102-year history, the capstone to what many are calling the greatest weekend of games the …

Analysis: LeBron feels great, on pace to pass Kareem

When LeBron James gets his sixth point on Tuesday during the Los Angeles Lakers' game at Brooklyn, it'll put him up to 36,387 in his career. That'll be exactly 2,000 points shy of Kareem …

Agbaji helps No. 5 Kansas beat Texas Tech 94-91 in 2OT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Ochai Agbaji scored a career-high 37 points to help No. 5 Kansas avenge its only conference loss of the season with a 94-91 double overtime win over No. 13 Texas Tech on …

Avs beat Blackhawks 2-0, extend record home streak to 16

DENVER (AP) — Nazem Kadri and Mikko Rantanen scored, Pavel Francouz made 23 saves for his third career shutout and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-0 on Monday night to extend …
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Iconic musician seeks to rebuild Iraq through music

BAGHDAD (AP) — War kept him away from his beloved homeland for decades. Now, virtuoso oud player Naseer Shamma hopes to help rebuild conflict-scarred Iraq through a series of concerts and other …

Ortiz, Clemens, Bonds to be close calls for Hall of Fame

Warriors switch up practice routine, say it pays dividends

‘Spider-Man’ comes back swinging, takes No. 1 from ‘Scream'

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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 …
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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 …