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Teaching, leading through the 4-H mission areas

The 4-H program is well-known for growing the next generation of leaders. Our youth understand the importance of giving back to the community and serving as positive role models to their peers and …
Up Close With Dr. E

Understanding the ebb and flow of depression

In today’s article, two new terms — double depression and dysthymia — will be introduced. The key to understanding both is to see how healthy positive thinking patterns can be …
DNR

Conservation officers to host recruiting event

Anyone interested in becoming an Indiana Conservation Officer is encouraged to attend a recruiting event that DNR Law Enforcement’s District 3 will host in Fountain County. The event will be …
Business

More than 20,000 books collected in bank book drive

First Financial Bank, its associates and clients collected more than 20,000 books in April to celebrate Financial Literacy Month, including over 600 books in Crawfordsville. Books were collected in …
Education

Cville Schools add internship, eyes more for aspiring workers

An all-new summer internship program and a possible partnership with Lakeside Book Company were highlighted Tuesday at Crawfordsville Schools’ May public meeting. Superintendent Dr. Scott …

Waynetown Street Festival set for Saturday

WAYNETOWN — Waynetown’s parade of five annual festivals kicks off at 9 a.m. and will run until 6 p.m. Saturday with the Second Annual Street Festival. The event is in the downtown and …
Paths

Workforce signing celebrates students

Students from Crawfordsville, North Montgomery and Southmont high schools were recognized Tuesday at the Third Annual Montgomery County Workforce Signing. The event celebrates graduating …
Government

City denies zoning request for downtown warehouse

Heading into Monday’s Crawfordsville Common Council meeting with an unfavorable recommendation from other city boards was a rezoning ordinance proposed in April which would allow for the …
Government

Board approves two downtown summer events

The Crawfordsville Board of Public Works & Safety approved Wednesday the closure of Pike Street and a children’s 5K route for June 2 and July 2, respectively. The first request came from …
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May staff picks at CDPL

It’s finally May! A wonderful month where kids (and teachers) look forward to the end of the school year and sometimes a cold and soggy spring rolls over into summer. Folks are planning out …
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California churchgoers detained gunman in deadly attack

LAGUNA WOODS, Calif. (AP) — A man who opened fire during a lunch reception at a Southern California church on Sunday was detained by parishioners, according to a sheriff's official who called their …

Naomi Judd celebrated at 'River of Time' memorial service

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Naomi Judd was celebrated with words and soaring music at a public memorial service Sunday that ended with her daughter Wynonna announcing that a tour planned for later this …

Rodrigo, Drake, Ye early winners at Billboard Music Awards

Olivia Rodrigo, Kanye West and Drake are already big winners before the Billboard Music Awards officially kicks off. Rodrigo and West, known as Ye, both have taken home the most awards with six …

UK's Johnson urges end to N Ireland deadlock, spars with EU

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is heading to Northern Ireland on Monday to try to end a political deadlock that is preventing the formation of a regional administration. …
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County Softball

Chargers earn redemption with big come from behind win over Athenians

How the script can flip in just a 24-hour span. After having county rival Crawfordsville down to their final out last night just to see CHS come from behind to win 7-5 in extra innings, North …
College Signing

Schwabe signs to continue soccer career at Johnson University 

Gracen Schwabe was an anchor for the North Montgomery girls soccer team this past fall on the defensive end. Her passion for the game of soccer and being in a team environment along with her …
Roundup

5-10 Roundup: CHS, SM, and FC tennis all pick up wins

Baseball Mounties fall to Tigers in slug-fest Southmont is still in search of its first Sagamore Conference win as they fell 17-6 to Lebanon on Tuesday in six innings. The Tigers jumped out …
Obituaries
Keith Douglas Keller
Keith Douglas Keller passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at his residence in Crawfordsville. He was 56 years old. Born July 23, …
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Patricia A. (Ross) Yeager
Patricia A. (Ross) Yeager’s gentle, loving soul left this world unexpectedly on May 11, 2022, after returning home from a brief …
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Marilyn Joyce Rubley
Marilyn Joyce (Ball) Rubley, 85, of Waynetown passed away Monday, May 9, 2022, at St. Vincent Hospital Indianapolis. She was born …
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Ariel Morgan Pearson
Ariel Morgan Pearson returned to her Heavenly Father on May 9, 2022, at the young age of 27. Ariel Morgan Pearson was born Jan. 27, …
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Kayla N. Bowling
Kayla N. Bowling of Crawfordsville passed away May 6, 2022, at Franciscan Health. She was 27. She was born Aug. 4, 1994, at Fort …
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National Sports

Panarin lifts Rangers past Penguins 4-3 in OT in Game 7

NEW YORK (AP) — Artemi Panarin is such a gifted passer, he looks to set up his teammates for goals. He can shoot, too, and he came through in a prime situation. Panarin scored a power-play goal …

Doncic leads Mavs over Suns 123-90 in Game 7 blowout

PHOENIX (AP) — It was no surprise when Luka Doncic looked ready for Game 7, calmly draining his first three shots to give the Dallas Mavericks an early lead. The stunner came over the next two …

Pujols pitches 9th, Cardinals roll to 15-6 win over Giants

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright and Yadier Molina set a major league record for wins by a starting battery as the St. Louis Cardinals routed the San Francisco Giants 15-6 on Sunday night in a game …

Tiring Giannis, Bucks fall short in NBA title repeat bid

Giannis Antetokounmpo powered his way to the rim, trying to keep the Milwaukee Bucks’ title defense alive. Again and again, the ball just wouldn’t drop. Layups, putbacks — shots that are …
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Reds rookie Greene, reliever no-hitter thru 8, Pirates lead

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cincinnati Reds rookie Hunter Greene has been pulled from the game with a no-hitter in progress with one out in the eighth inning against Pittsburgh. Greene was taken out …

Ukraine's Zelenskyy defiant as Russia retreats from Kharkiv

Ukraine favorite to win Eurovision Song Contest amid war

Britney Spears says she's lost baby due to miscarriage

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While sniffing about for story ideas recently, this writer dug up a gem on the Montgomery County website, a listing names of famous natives. Some of these gems need cleaned, cut and polished. For …
A woman pondered an elderly neighbor’s cluttered living room: “Our parents’ generation carried the past memorialized in paint, porcelain and wood; we cast it off. Even our national …
All the pro-choice advocates in my circle are in a “mad as hell and won’t take it anymore” mood, nearly apoplectic with rage at the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion suggesting an …
Letters
My wife and I are members of the very nice Indian Creek Cemetery and I would like to alert families of their loved and cherished sites; that theft is occuring. Our site was invaded by theft recently …
We will be going into the voting booth in just a few days to choose the candidates that are stepping up to serve us in public offices. Since voting for our government leaders is one of the most …
I agree with Mayor Todd Barton that much is at stake in this election for Union Township Trustee, especially in the area of fire and EMS protection for all of Union Township. And I also strongly urge …
Union Township lies in the center, most populated area of our county, and includes key businesses, industries, and residential areas. While townships have several key responsibilities, none are more …