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Red Cross in midst of emergency blood shortage

The American Red Cross continues to experience an emergency blood shortage that has caused the blood supply to drop to the lowest post-summer level in at least six years. With less than a …
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Join us for a spook-tacular time

Looking for a fun, family night? Then consider joining us for our annual Spooky Science program. We invite all families in the community to come out and enjoy our 6th annual Spooky Science event 6-7 …
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Copenhaver announces state election run

COVINGTON — Current Fountain County Clerk Paula Copenhaver has announced that she is running for Indiana State Senate, District 23, in the 2022 election. The newly drawn District 23 includes …
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City council OKs U.S. 231S annexation

The Crawfordsville City Council on Tuesday approved the annexation of land just south of Woodcreek Shoppes into the city limits, potentially clearing the way for new business or housing. The owner …
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October staff picks at the CDPL

It’s finally October, the month of crackling leaves, bonfires, hayrides and jack-o-lanterns. We’ve got a great selection of staff recommendations in fiction, non-fiction, DVDs and more. …
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Hillsboro Town Council

The Hillsboro Town Board met Oct. 11 in the Town Hall. President Ed Moyer led the group in the Pledge of Allegiance. All board members were present. The 2022 budget (Ordinance 2021-4) was adopted …
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In South Texas, aging water system meets growing population

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — On a scorching afternoon in South Texas, Sonia Lambert looked out at an open-air canal that carries mud-green water from the Rio Grande to nearby towns and farmland, losing …

Police: 1 deputy killed, 2 wounded in ambush at Houston bar

HOUSTON (AP) — Three constable deputies were shot in an ambush early Saturday morning while working an extra shift at a Houston bar, leaving one deputy dead and two others wounded, authorities in …

In New Hampshire, vaccine fights and misinformation roil GOP

BOSTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Ken Weyler was known around the New Hampshire Statehouse for dismissing the benefits of COVID-19 vaccines and opposing tens of millions of dollars in federal funds to …

Bitcoin-mining power plant raises ire of environmentalists

An obstacle to large-scale bitcoin mining is finding enough cheap energy to run the huge, power-gobbling computer arrays that create and transact cryptocurrency. One mining operation in central New …
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Athenians ready for sectional redemption

FRANKFORT — Crawfordsville volleyball members remember the feeling from last year’s sectional championship defeat as they watched Benton Central celebrate a sectional tile. This …
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Chargers face conference foe in first round

LINDEN — North Montgomery’s volleyball team will be in familiar settings with familiar teams as they head into the postseason. The Chargers will play Sagamore Conference foe Frankfort, …
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Cox ready to prove he’s among state’s best

KOKOMO — Playing at the No. 1 singles spot, Adam Cox knows he’s going to get every team’s top player, and that has made the season special for the Southmont junior. Cox holds an …
Obituaries
Patricia Ann Dazey Bane
Patricia Ann Dazey Bane, 89, of Wingate died at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 15, 2021, at The Springs of Lafayette following a period of …
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Edward Hjalmar Nelson
Ed “Swede” Nelson spent his first four years on the mission field in the remote jungles of China with his doctor and nurse …
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Carolyn Gilland
Carolyn Gilland, 79, of Logansport left this life unexpectedly Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, in Chase Center. In 1941, on Christmas Day, …
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Madalon J. ‘Billie’ Kouns Smith
Madalon J. “Billie” Kouns Smith, 77, formerly of Crawfordsville, passed away Sept. 13, 2021, at her home, with family at …
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Hulah L. Odell
Hulah L. Odell passed away Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 12, 2021, at Whitlock Place. She was 91. Mrs. Odell was a member of the First …
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Salah scores another wonder goal as Man United slumps in EPL

There seemed to be no route to goal for Mohamed Salah when he received the ball at a standing start just inside the area with three opponents around him. The Liverpool forward is in the form of …

Panthers place McCaffrey on IR; RB can't return until Week 9

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have placed running back Christian McCaffrey on injured reserve, meaning he will miss at least the next three games with a hamstring …

Dodgers say Knebel, not Scherzer, will start Game 1 of NLCS

ATLANTA (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers are going with Corey Knebel for Game 1 of the NL Championship Series on Saturday instead of Max Scherzer. On Friday, manager Dave Roberts said he planned …

Truex in tight NASCAR chase for start of round of 8 in Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. remembers the hours of boredom watching television and the rain in Texas, then coming so close to another championship chance when that playoff race last …
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Hail, Mary! High school's halftime show is a drag pageant

A Vermont high school homecoming football game turned into a “drag ball" runway at halftime, with a mix of students and faculty members parading in gowns, wigs and makeup — and a big crowd in …

NASA's asteroid hunter Lucy soars into sky with diamonds

Clemson holds off Syracuse 17-14 when late FG misses

Netflix employee fired in wake of Chappelle special furor

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Our Montgomery County Administrator Tom Klein is quick to remind citizens that the new Montgomery County Government Center (currently under construction) is not simply a “courthouse …
Here’s the remarkable opening sentence of one of the many stories about the Hoosier GOP’s “disputed” and “contentious” redistricting plan: “Two …
The “Power of Positive Thinking” sold five million copies and was translated into 40 languages half a century ago. Even though I have not read the book, the title is appropriated for this …
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    Tim Brown The Hoosier State Press Association thanks you for supporting H.B. 1437. This bill will allow members of local governing bodies to participate and vote via electronic …
The U.S. Congress is currently considering placing a price on carbon emissions and instituting a border adjustment on carbon intensive imports. What does this mean for Indiana’s 4th district? …
Indiana businesses that have achieved widespread vaccination among employees can earn a new designation from the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and its Wellness Council of Indiana. Our “COVID …
I am pushing 50 years old and even though I cannot predict exact future events, nonetheless, out of my whole life nothing has really truly caught me by surprise. The Great Recession has come and …