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The Crawfordsville Rotary held a special event for Rotarian of the Year Jennifer Stanfield. Rotary is known doing all kinds of outreach, in the community, Indiana and the world. The award is based on …
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3 juveniles in custody after chase in stolen car

Three juveniles were taken into custody Thursday night after leading police on a chase in a stolen vehicle in Crawfordsville, state police said. The pursuit began when a speeding Ford Fusion fled …
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Strawberry Festival reports strong attendance

Strawberry Festival organizers say strong attendance at this year’s event helped mark a return toward pre-pandemic life. Though attendance numbers are not tracked, more people turned out for …
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Eutsler Attends All-State Honor Choir

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Boots to chair summer study committee

STATEHOUSE — State Sen. Phil Boots (R-Crawfordsville) will serve as chair of the Interim Study Committee on Pension Management Oversight during the summer and fall to help prepare lawmakers for …
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Little Mexico taking part in fundraiser

Little Mexico at 211 E. Main St. is raising funds 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday to benefit Dusk-to-Dawn Bereavement Services. The Bravo family and their staff will offer a wide variety of Mexican …
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Outdoor summer recital at Pike Place

Music on Grant Studios will present a student recital 4-6 p.m. Saturday at Pike Place, located at Pike and Washington streets in downtown Crawfordsville. More than 40 students from ages 5 and up …
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Top medical adviser says 'no fans' safest for Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — The safest way to hold the Tokyo Olympics is without any fans, the top medical adviser to the Japanese government said in a report on Friday. Dr. Shigeru Omi’s recommendation …

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Editor of paper that endured newsroom shooting says goodbye

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The editor of the Capital Gazette, which won a special Pulitzer Prize citation for its coverage and courage in the face of a massacre in its newsroom, is leaving the Maryland …

Memphis erases Confederate general from its public spaces

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest’s polarizing presence has hung over Memphis since he moved here in 1852 — his legacy cemented by a giant statue that loomed over …

Amid reform movement, some GOP states give police more power

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After a year of protests over police brutality, some Republican-controlled states have ignored or blocked police-reform proposals, moving instead in the other direction by …

An architect of European unity moves ahead on sainthood path

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Robert Schuman, a French statesman who paved the way for the bloc that eventually evolved into European Union, has moved ahead on the Catholic church’s path toward possible …

Polarized by war, Armenia votes Sunday in an early election

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia's leader is facing a tough challenge at the polls after a humiliating defeat for Armenian forces in last year's fighting with Azerbaijan over the separatist region …
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Strawberry Festival third-place finish

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Ladies golf league announcement

The Crawfordsville Municipal Golf Course has a ladies league that plays on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. All ladies of any skill level are invited to play. Call the club house at 765-364-5171 by 4:30 p.m. on …
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Spring All-SAC teams announced

The Sagamore Conference released their spring all-conference teams earlier this week with several nominees for Montgomery County athletes. Baseball Crawfordsville, who finished second with an …
Obituaries
Sherrie L. (Staton) Taylor
Sherrie L. (Staton) Taylor, 65, went to Heaven early Monday morning June 14, 2021, surrounded by her loving children.  She was …
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Edgar Dean Clark
Edgar Dean Clark of Crawfordsville, born Feb. 15, 1940, lost his battle with cancer on Monday, June 14, 2021. Edgar was a US Army …
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Carol ‘Janie’ Jane Dice McManomy
Carol “Janie” Jane Dice McManomy, 73, of Lafayette went home to be with the Lord at 4:15 a.m. Monday, June 14, 2021, at …
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Dr. Donald L. Walker | Joyann Walker
Dr. Donald L. Walker, 90, entered his Savior’s presence on Monday, March 15, 2021. His wife, Joyann G. Walker, 88, entered her …
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Dorothy A. Gray
Dorothy A. Gray, 92, of Westfield passed away Tuesday, June 8, 2021. A person of unbridled kindness and generosity, she will be …
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Halfway there: Bucks reach East finals after outlasting Nets

NEW YORK (AP) — Once they could finally get off the court, the Milwaukee Bucks feasted their eyes on a welcome sight in the locker room. The No. 8 on their board signified the number of …

Buehler takes no-hitter into 8th, Dodgers beat D-backs 9-3

PHOENIX (AP) — Will Smith has been behind the plate for plenty of Walker Buehler's starts dating back to their minor league days. It doesn't take the Dodgers catcher long to know if Buehler's got …

Gonzalez's hit in 12th sends Vandy past Arizona 7-6 in CWS

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Vanderbilt made it to Omaha with a young team, one almost entirely different from the one that won the national championship here in 2019. It was one of the Commodores' old …

Dodgers' Buehler has no-hit bid end in 8th vs. Diamondbacks

PHOENIX (AP) — Walker Buehler's no-hit bid for the Los Angeles Dodgers ended in the eighth inning Saturday when Arizona's David Peralta lined a leadoff single into center field. The 26-year-old …
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The Latest: China says 1 billion vaccine doses administered

BEIJING — China has announced that more than 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine had been administered in the country. The National Health Commission did not say Sunday how many people had been …

Martin, Pulock help Isles top Lightning 3-2 to tie series

Night of the stars: Dressel, Ledecky keep winning at trials

Queen beams as she returns to Ascot after COVID-19 hiatus

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This Saturday’s Juneteenth will be observed all over our nation though it is not yet an official United States holiday. Like most holidays, it’s joyful. It is an annual re-proclamation of …
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President Biden is taking his first trip overseas as President. After stopping in England he’ll summit with European leaders in Brussels and then move on to his mano-a-mano meet-up with …
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Once again, I want to sing Jared McMurry’s praises for an absolutely amazing job he has done with reporting on the year of sports in our three Montgomery County high schools and those nearby. …
I am glad the local DAR chapter dedicated a plaque to honor the veterans of the Revolutionary War. My wife, Diane (Haffner), is descended from Captain Charles Emory, who was George Washington’s …
State Sen. Phil Boots’ office recently sent a legislative update concerning SEA 5 regarding the ability of local elected governing boards to overrule local health departments during a declared …
  HB 389 that virtually eliminates regulations in Indiana that control erosion causing activities and subsequent degradation of Indiana water was passed by the Governor this week. This week …