?Caitlin Agan crowned Miss Washington County Teen 2008 PDF Print E-mail
By Chancla LeMarr
Staff Writer
Green Banner Publications
“I can’t wait to represent this amazing county, I love this county.” stated Caitlin Agan.

Caitlin Agan’s name was called as Miss Congeniality which was picked by her fellow contestants, so she thought there was no way that her name would be called again, much to her surprise her name was announced as Miss Washington County Teen for 2008.

“I didn’t expect it to happen, Oh My goodness, I am so full of excitement.” stated Agan.

Agan’s court is Taylor Kearschner, first runner-up and Tara Schmitt as second runner-up.

When asked what experience Caitlin has had to help her with on stage fright, she stated, “I have been involved with WCACT since I was in first grade. That has given me more confidence and the ability to be more laid back.”

All contestants preformed a dance to the theme song of Indiana Jones before making there first walk on stage with their boy escorts.

Each contestant then came back on stage in their theme attire. Some of the girls themes were “Take me out to the ball game” Support our Troops” “Life is a Highway” “Skater Girl” and “Rock around the clock.”

Taylor Kearschner’s theme was “Super Women” in which she dressed as Super Women Kearschner stated that many look to heros such as Batman, Spiderman or even Super Women, but her hero was her six-year old brother, who was recently diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes and the struggles he has had to face.

Kayla Smith performed her theme and did a gymnastics routine.

The most intense part of the pageant, the question? The ladies were asked a question and then stated their answer to the judges and crowd.

Marissa Dun was asked, “If there was one thing she could change about the world, what would it be and why?”

“I would go back and erase the terrorists attacks that hurt a lot of innocent people including children, who then had to watch their parents go to war as I watched my  father.”

Kaila Robbins was asked if she had one wish what would it be? She stated “ I  would pause, rewind and go forward. I would pause to remember moments like these, rewind to correct mistakes and fast forward to she what the future holds for me.”

As  the  judges  were  tallying  their score, Miss Washington County Teen 2007, Chelsey Brewer made her final speech and walk.

“I want to thank Washington County for letting me represent you this 2007.” said Brewer

Miss Teen, Caitlin Agan received a crown and engraved bracelet, Bud Jeweler’s; $50 savings bond, Cooley’s Heating and Air; gift card, Heaven Scent Gifts; trophy, Hoosier Trophy; one hour studio photo session, Dowling Photo; mini manicure, Alisa’s House of Nail; gift, Robert G. Hamilton; gift, Brick Street; gift, Island Sun Tanning; gift certificate, The Tasty House; bouquet, Campbellsburg Floral and Mary Kay Cosmetics gifts, Stephanie Ferriell.

Agan also received a gift, Sisters; gift, Coffee Villa; Mary Kay Cosmetics gift, Stephanie Ferriell; gift, Island Sun Tanning; trophy, Mamma Rosa’s; $50 savings bond, Indiana Bank and Trust Company for being chosen as Miss Congeniality.

First runner-up Taylor Kearschner received, gift basket, The basket Case/Salem Apothecary; gift, Lasting Impressions; trophy, Mamma Rosa’s; Mary Kay Cosmetics gift, Stephanie Ferriell; $50 savings bond, First Harrison Bank and a gift, Shear Perfections

Tara Schmitt, second runner-up received a gift, Craft Town; pendant necklace, Bud’s Jeweler’s; gift, Shear Perfections; trophy, Mamma Rosa’s; large pizza, Domino’s; Mary Kay Cosmetics gift, Stephanie Ferriell and $50 savings bond, Community First.

Each escort received, gift certificated from Taco Bell, Dairy Queen and McDonald’s along with a pool pass from Myers Memorial Pool.
Last Updated on Thursday, 07 August 2008 10:25
?Pork dinners, tourneys, music will be offered at ‘08 Pig Roast in Park PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Thursday, 07 August 2008 00:00
??  ?    The quintessential end to a long summer is being planned by organizers of the annual Pig Roast in the Park, set
for Friday and Saturday, August 8 and 9, in Beechwood Park in Scottsburg.
    Pig Roast in the Park is a festival that offers a casual, enjoyable experience to those who visit. There will be booths
offering arts and crafts and festival-type fare. Plenty of tournaments are scheduled to start that Friday in softball,
horseshoes, volleyball and tennis. Games for children are slated as well. A gospel sing is set for that Friday night,
while Saturday will offer the annual Scott County American Idol competition as well as hog-calling and watermelon
eating contests. A euchre tournament is also scheduled on Saturday for the public’s enjoyment.
    Of course, folks will come to buy pulled pork barbecue dinners on August 9, and everyone will be able to buy
chances throughout the Pig Roast in the Park to win the miniature Kids House log cabin that appeals to both
children and adults and is now on display at the Scottsburg Wal-Mart Super Center. Tickets are one for $2; three for
$5; eight for $10; and 20 for $20.
Last Updated on Thursday, 07 August 2008 09:54
?Air Board to begin appraisal of property for acquisition PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 07 August 2008 00:00
?    The Board of Aviation Commissioners (BOAC) for the Salem Municipal Airport met in regular session on Monday
evening, July 28.  Four Commissioners were present; the replacement for former BOAC member, Danny Libka, has not been appointed by Salem Mayor David Bower.  It was determined last month that Libka, a member of the Salem
Common Council, could not legally serve in both capacities.  The Board approved the minutes of previous meetings
    Board President, Bill Barnett, deviated slightly from the printed agenda for the purpose of electing a new Board
Secretary (Libka’s position on the BOAC).  By a vote of 3-0, BOAC member, Tim Pease, was elected Board Secretary.
Last Updated on Thursday, 07 August 2008 10:18
?Body Safety Program by Terry Hall PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 07 August 2008 00:00
?  ?    Prevent Child Abuse of Washington County is sponsoring Terry Hall Body Safety program to be presented to all Washington County students in grades K-12 on Tuesday Wednesday, and Thursday August 26, 27, and 28 . Child abuse expert Terry Hall is a former sergeant with the Indianapolis Police Department who started developing this program in the early 1980s when he was with the child abuse unit of the Indianapolis Police Department.  Today he travels across the state and country teaching children, parents, and teachers and law enforcement officers how to prevent child sexual abuse.  He has presented this program to over 600,000 people nationwide and is usually
booked one year in advance.
    The Body Safety Program is designed to teach children how to keep their bodies safe.  It is presented in age appropriate sequence to children from grades K -12.  This program dispels the myths of molestation and provides parents, teachers and law enforcement officers with indicators of child molestation.
Last Updated on Thursday, 07 August 2008 10:23
?Carnegie Center Family Fun Workshop PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 06 August 2008 00:00
??    If you haven’t taken advantage of these wonderful offerings at the Carnegie Center for Art and History in New Albany, then you’ve been missing out! The Carnegie Center Family Fun Workshops have been a great success and these drop-in classes are the perfect way for families to spend Saturday morning together. All ages have a chance to look around the galleries and are led by CCAH staff as they create art related to the exhibits or an upcoming holiday.
    Tin Punch (which is, just as its name implies, a design of holes punched into a tin sheet) is often seen in an early American type of furniture known as a pie safe. The tin punch panels on the doors of the pie safe let air circulate and keep insects away from the pies and bread inside. Tin punch is also used in lanterns even today: the metal prevents the candle from going out, and the holes allow air to escape and light to shine through.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 August 2008 15:49
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