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  • SWSC board approves new bleachers at SHS gym

    SWSC board approves new bleachers at SHS gym


    By: Andrew Krull

    When the next basketball season rolls around, those attending Sullivan High School games can expect entirely new bleachers in place after the Southwest School Corp. board of trustees approved the $344,148 project during its Wednesday meeting. “This would come with hand rails and wider aisles,” SWSC Superintendent Chris Stitzle said. “We’ve heard from people in the community for us to upgrade the bleachers.”  The current bleachers are 28 years old and Stitzle...

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  • County judges look to upgrade their judicial information tracking system

    County judges look to upgrade their judicial information tracking system


    By: Dennis Clark

    Both Sullivan County judges admit it will be a change, and while they admit nobody likes change, they feel it will be a change for the better. Circuit Court judge Bob Hunley and Superior Court judge H.R. Hunt advocated for a switch in the county’s court information tracking system with the Sullivan County Commissioners on Monday. Currently, the county utilizes CSI Computer Systems’ JTS, a judicial tracking system, with a yearly contract upwards of $30,000. “So it is fairly e...

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  • Social media hoax creates worry at SHS - here and around the country

    Social media hoax creates worry at SHS - here and around the country


    By: Times staff

    Anxious moments swept through the city of Sullivan late Wednesday after a Facebook post was shared locally that loosely referred to “SHS” — the initials for Sullivan High School However, the original post was eventually traced back to Ohio and was investigated and determined to be a hoax.  The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Department communicated with Southwest School Corporation administrators late Wednesday about the matter.  “Our assessment is that there...

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  • Truck stolen in Sullivan County highway garage break-in

    Truck stolen in Sullivan County highway garage break-in


    By: Times staff

    The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an overnight break-in at the county’s District 3 highway department garage near Shelburn. Several items were taken including a 1998 4x4 Chevy pickup. The red stolen truck has a yellow and white “Sullivan County” decal on the door, plus a white fuel tank in the bed. Also taken were two LP gas heaters, as well as a starter jump box and other items.  If you have any information, contact the SCSD at (812) 268-4...

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  • Sullivan's got talent

    Sullivan's got talent


    By: Dennis Clark

    Photo by ANDREW KRULL Sullivan High School choir members performed solo and duet numbers for the public during Thursday night’s “Sullivan’s Got Talent” show at the SHS auditorium. Above, Josiah Hollis, left, and Levi Whigham sang “The Other Side” from the recent movie “The Greatest Showman.”

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  • Forget Friday, bring on the sectionals

    Forget Friday, bring on the sectionals


    By: B.J. Hargis

    Normally, I would do a preview of this weekend’s games, which locally features Sullivan (16-6) at Class A No. 7 Linton-Stockton (20-3) and North Central (4-18) at Turkey Run (4-16).I would tell you that Sullivan has won 27 of the past 35 meetings with the Miners, but that Linton has won four in a row over the Arrows and seven of the last eight.I would have said that Turkey Run has beaten North Central in each of the past two seasons to take a 16-15 lead in the series that will end Frida...

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  • SCSD seeks help locating sex offender

    SCSD seeks help locating sex offender


    By: Times staff

    The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in getting a wanted sex offender off the streets. William Lester Harris, 44 and formerly of Lewis, is wanted in Sullivan County for failure to register as a sex offender, a Level 6 felony, according to a news release. Sheriff Clark Cottom said sexual and violent offenders are required to report in at the SCSD when moving in or out of the county. Harris is also wanted on a separate warrant in Crawford County,...

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