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  • Accident knocks out power pole; no major injuries reported

    Accident knocks out power pole; no major injuries reported


    By: Times staff report

    Crews worked for nearly five hours to repair a utility pole damaged following a single-vehicle accident Monday morning. The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Department was called to the incident around 5:05 a.m. near the intersection of SR 154 and CR 225N west of Sullivan. According to SCSD dispatch staff, the vehicle struck the pole. No one was transported to area hospitals for injuries, dispatch added. However, electric company crews were on scene making repairs and securing the site for rou...

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  • Sheriff's department advises drivers, 'Don't Veer for Deer'

    Sheriff's department advises drivers, 'Don't Veer for Deer'


    By: Times staff report

    Fall is usually when vehicle accidents involving deer increase. To help the public understand the best way to avoid serious injury if they find themselves in such an accident, the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Department says not to steer away from the deer as part of its “Don’t Veer for Deer” campaign. “Fortunately the vast majority of these (car-deer) crashes result in property damage,” a news release from the agency states. “When motorists find themsel...

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  • Temperature drop should bring out fall colors

    Temperature drop should bring out fall colors


    By: Times staff report

    Photo by KRISTI SANDERS Some leaves are starting to change in Sullivan County. Here is a tree at the Sullivan City Park that has leaves starting to turn red in color. Fall is finally here with recent temperature drops across the county. This will allow for trees to start changing colors. The best fall color formation happens with bright, warm days, cool nights and moist soils, according to Carrie Tauscher, the DNR Division of Forestry’s Community and Urban Forestry program coordinator....

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  • Arrows respond and win conference game

    Arrows respond and win conference game


    By: B.J. Hargis

    It was not the place that coach Blaine Powell had hoped his two-time defending Western Indiana Conference Golden Arrows would be in, but Sullivan responded with one of its best efforts in weeks.Sullivan jumped to a 21-7 halftime lead and cruised to a 48-21 win over Cascade for fifth place in the WIC at Sportland Field on Friday night. It was the first meeting between the two teams.The Golden Arrows amassed 688 yards of total offense. The varsity defense was just as impressive as they did not...

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  • North Central rides emotion to defeat Eastern Greene

    North Central rides emotion to defeat Eastern Greene


    By: B.J. Hargis

    FARMERSBURG — No matter what walk of life, adversity has a way of bringing us closer together, whether that be in sports or real life.The North Central football team rallied around Dawson Basinger, who’s mother Leslie Shayne Miller was killed on Wednesday.The galvanized Thunderbirds, ranked No. 6 in Class A, defeated Eastern Greene 38-7 in a battle for the Traveling Thunderbird Trophy and top spot in the Southwest Conference. It also avenged two losses to EGHS last year, including...

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  • Dugger concludes season with 68-0 loss

    Dugger concludes season with 68-0 loss


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    Photo by B.J. HARGISL Dugger Union’s Gabriel Steadman gets a drink during a timeout. The Bulldogs concluded the 2018 football season with a loss at home against Tecumseh on Friday, finishing 0-7.

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  • Ladybirds lose to Bloomfield at sectional

    Ladybirds lose to Bloomfield at sectional


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    Photo by B.J. HARGIS: The North Central defense is shown making a return of serve at the Class A Clay City volleyball sectional. The Ladybirds lost to Bloomfield 25-11, 25-13, 25-11 in the semifinals on Saturday, ending its season with a 9-21 record.

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