LOCAL NEWS
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    • Jeffers to mark 45 years at Lakeside

      Rob Jeffers will celebrate 45 years at Lakeside Book Co. on May 29, joining in 1979 at line 6 bindery in the north plant and later transitioning …

    • Gardening at dawn

      I meant to start at dawn and so I did. These soft May mornings are not to be lost and besides I had 48 plants grown by my Farmers’ Market …

    • 3-year-old child drowns in pool

      A three-year-old girl drowned Monday afternoon in an above ground swimming pool. Deputies with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, …

    • New hotel planned in Commerce Park

      Premier Hospitality is excited to announce its latest plan to enhance the hospitality experience in Crawfordsville, Indiana with the …

    • Kiwanis Club recognizes top senior students

      The Crawfordsville Kiwanis Club recently honored the academic achievements of the top 15 senior students from each of the three Montgomery …

PUBLIC RECORD
Public Record

Local Record: May 23, 2024

Crawfordsville Police Department Monday • Billie Long, 36, ­Crawfordsville, was arrested on a charge of possession of marijuana — 9:36 p.m. Tuesday • Sex crime …

Local Record: May 21, 2024

Crawfordsville Police Department Friday • Minor in possession in the 700 block of Wallace Avenue — 9:07 a.m. • Roxana Coronado, 42, Indianapolis, was arrested on a …

Local Record: May 18, 2024

Crawfordsville Police Department Wednesday • Tabiah Araceli Foster, 20, Cloverdale, was arrested on charges of possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia — 11:54 …

Local Record: May 17, 2024

Crawfordsville Police Department Wednesday • Property damage crash at East Wabash Avenue and South Washington Street — 6:14 a.m. • Drug activity in the unit block of …
LIFESTYLE
Bundles of Joy
Audrey Joanne Bannon, a daughter, born at 9:30 p.m. July 13 at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville, Indiana, to Jason and Becka (Murphy) Bannon. At birth, she weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and measured …
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EDUCATION & SCHOOLS
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 …
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 …
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 …
OPINION
Letters to the Editor

Letter: Election turnout saddens reader

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 …

Letter: Reader upset by endorsement letter

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 …

Letter: Where are the ‘good’ candidates?

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 …

Letter: Church invites all officers to banquet

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 …

Letter: Previous clerk supports Craft-Denbo

This letter is to the voters of Montgomery County. I fully endorse Leah Craft-Denbo for Montgomery County Clerk in this upcoming election. I have been involved with local government and elections …
Columns
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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