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?Youth Grant-Making Council get more involved in supporting local charitable organizations PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Wednesday, 23 July 2008 00:00
?    The Scott County Youth Grant-Making Council, whose members are 11 students from the community, discussed community service projects at their recent meeting.
    The students are concerned about several issues in the community and as a way to help, they have voted to have a drive for a charitable organization each month. Jerel Taylor, an incoming freshman at Scottsburg High School, is the new volunteer coordinator for the project.
    Each month, the students will have researched a nonprofit agency in Scott County to determine the needs, and then Council members will bring a donation to the regular meeting.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 July 2008 14:07
?SHS Career Clusters need more volunteers for fields PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Wednesday, 23 July 2008 00:00
??    For the 2008-2009 school year, Scottsburg High School will be implementing a program called Career Clusters.
    Career Clusters involves community volunteers in several different career sectors.
    According to Jennifer Mills, who is coordinating Career Clusters, there has been a wonderful response rate to volunteers for this program already, but there are a few key career clusters that still need  representation from the local community to fully engage and match students’ selected interests.
    Volunteers are still needed to cover students who are interested in participating in clusters devoted to agriculture, veterinary science, music, design, medical doctor, nursing, dentist, pharmacy, science, and engineering.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 July 2008 14:10
?Tragic accident claims life of Austin motorcyclist PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Wednesday, 16 July 2008 00:00
?    ?A motorcyclist traveling on Boatman Road near Scottsburg on Saturday afternoon, July 12, was killed in an
accident involving a piece of farm equipment.
    Brandel L. Napier, 42, Austin, struck a hay baler being pulled by a pickup truck driven by David M. Coates, 44,
Scottsburg, as Coates pulled across the southbound lane of the road west of Scottsburg to turn into a private drive
about 500 feet north of Weir Lane.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 July 2008 10:42
?Austin man arrested for allegedly injuring his 11-week-old daughter PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Wednesday, 16 July 2008 00:00
? ?    The father of an infant girl remains incarcerated at the Scott County Security Center in Scottsburg after pleading
not guilty to Class B felony charges of battery and neglect of a dependent based on injuries the child has reportedly
    Roy J. Marlow, 20, was living with the 11-week-old baby and her mother on Red Oak Way in Austin when he was
arrested Friday morning, June 27, by detectives with the Indiana State Police, Sellersburg Post.
    Those detectives began an investigation concerning the injured child late the week before after being alerted by
the Scott County Division of Family and Children.
    Det. Sean Clemons noted in his probable cause affidavit that he went on June 19 to Kosair Children’s Hospital
to meet with a family case worker with the Department of Child Services. The child had been diagnosed with a
possible skull fracture.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 July 2008 16:22
?Queen Brooklyn begins her Fair reign as 2008 Miss Scott County PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Wednesday, 16 July 2008 00:00
? ??    A statuesque 18-year-old from Austin, Brooklyn Elizabeth Young, is the 2008 Miss Scott County Fair Queen.
    Queen Brooklyn was crowned at the conclusion of the annual pageant, which this year had attracted 14 competitors for the 2008 tiara. Judges had a difficult time deciding who was going to claim the crown, even leaving their table for a final consultation among themselves backstage before declaring Brooklyn the new Queen.
    They also finally came to a conclusion on the 2008 Fair Princess title. They selected Kylie Ann Amick for that honor. But first, Kylie was declared 2008 Miss Congeniality, an honor decided among the contestants themselves.
    “Wow! I am so surprised and pleased. I’ve very happy to be Fair Princess and Miss Congeniality. These girls are great!” declared Princess Kylie after the contest.
    Queen Brooklyn and Princess Kylie were congratulated by their fellow contestants and then posed patiently for dozens of photos taken of them and 2007 Miss Scott County Aarika Hutton as well as with parents and well-wishers.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 July 2008 10:50
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