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Local Record: Aug. 15, 2022

Crawfordsville Police Department Friday • Warrant served in the 1000 block of Corey Boulevard — 2:27 a.m. • Property damage crash at East South Boulevard and South Washington …

Local Record: Aug. 13, 2022

Crawfordsville Police Department Thursday • Animal bite in the 700 block of West Market Street — 7:55 a.m. • Domestic disturbance in the 300 block of West North Street …

Local Record: Aug. 12, 2022

Crawfordsville Police Department Wednesday • Prowler in the 500 block of Wallace Avenue — 1:51 a.m. • Breaking and entering in the 1800 block of Indianapolis Road — …

Local Record: Aug. 11, 2022

Crawfordsville Police Department Tuesday • Breaking and entering in the 2000 block of Ashford Court — 8:09 a.m. • Domestic disturbance in the 200 block of East Jefferson …
LIFESTYLE
Bundles of Joy
Everleigh Ray-Lynn Bussell, a daughter, born Aug. 1 at Witham Health Services, Lebanon, to Keith Bussell and Victoria Aldridge, Veedersburg. At birth, she weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces. She is the …
Riddick Wayne Schoolcraft, a son, born at 10:33 p.m. July 20 at St. Franciscan Hospital, Greenwood, to Jesse and Caitlyn (Isenberg) Schoolcraft, Martinsville. At birth, he weighed 9 pounds, 6 ounces, …
Emerie Belle Jeffers and Adley Jean Jeffers, twin daughters, were born May 8 at Witham Health Services, Lebanon, to Michael and McKenzie (Case) Jeffers, Crawfordsville. At birth, Emerie weighed 5 …
Marisol Elena Roman, a daughter, born July 26 at Witham Health Services, Lebanon, to Emmanuel and Kairlin (Becker) Roman, Crawfordsville. At birth, she weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces. She was welcomed …
Marking Milestones
Eddie and Janis Bayless of Crawfordsville will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Aug. 18. They were married Aug. 18, 1957, at the First United Methodist Church in Crawfordsville by the Rev. …
Darrell and Debbie (Wright) Howard will be celebrating 50 years of marriage. They were married July 29, 1972, at Woodland Heights Christian Church, with Lucian Robinson officiating. They remain …
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd L. “Buck” Eads, Waynetown, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. Lloyd and the former Joan L. “Joanie” Dale were married July 20, 1952, in the home …
Mr. and Mrs. James R. Garrett of Crawfordsville celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on June 19 with a catered, surprise family dinner. Garrett and the former Lucille Bailey were married June …
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EDUCATION & SCHOOLS
Manchester posts Dean’s List
NORTH MANCHESTER — Manchester University congratulates 346 undergraduate students who were named to the Spring 2022 Dean’s …
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Wabash College’s Community Friends Program seeks new members
The Wabash College fall semester begins Aug. 24 and close to 25 international students will begin their freshman year along with the …
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ISP offers back to school safety tips for everyone
It’s that time of year again when parents get excited and students are looking forward to going back to school, and the Indiana …
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OPINION
Letters to the Editor
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Letter: Government does not have the answers

Lee Hamilton’s opinion piece, “Remember what government can do” posted July 20 in the Journal Review shows exactly why government has low trust, not as he intended to explain how …
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Letter: Library patron believes caution sign needed

The Crawfordsville library is running another terrific reading program for children. I borrowed a friend’s 4-year-old and took him to join the fun. After signing up, we set out to find Woody to …
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Letter: Leaking talent pipeline should be Indiana’s top priority

  Two of the most significant challenges facing Indiana are improving the educational outcomes for all K through 12 students and greatly elevating the postsecondary attainment levels of our …
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Letter: County council makes reader chuckle

I’ve heard some Montgomery County Council members make some strong comments against zoning for the county. Then I read the article that the council denies a tax break for a proposed solar farm. …
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Letter: Duke Energy explains fuel costs, available resources for those in need

Hoosiers are paying more at the grocery and gas pump and may be noticing higher electric bills as well. We want to share background on what’s driving Duke Energy electricity costs and what …
Columns
INDIANAPOLIS — On Election Day 1986, Hoosier voters in House District 37 delivered an emphatic message to Speaker J. Roberts Dailey. He had spent much of the previous decade blocking a …
Recently an attempt to break in to a local church occurred. Members first thought wind damaged the back doors. Further investigation showed a lock had been jimmied. One might assume it was a case of …
The news this summer has been filled with signs of climate change: fires out west, flooding in St. Louis and Kentucky, heat waves across the US and Europe. One contribution to climate change is the …