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Friday, December 09, 2016

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  • 75th Year Pearl Harbor Memorial

    75th Year Pearl Harbor Memorial


    By: Harold Bosstick

    Veterans turned out to help dedicate a new memorial set up in Shelburn for their comrades who were involved in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on Wednesday, the 75th anniversary of the infamous day.12-8-16 pearl harbor thing 1Ralph Dale, who spearheaded the creation of the memorial speaks to the crowd who attended the dedication.12-8-16 pearl harbor thing 2The memorial lists various local veterans who were in Pearl Harbor during the attack, as well as other bits of information.1...

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  • Springer honored with Sagamore at GOP dinner

    Springer honored with Sagamore at GOP dinner


    By: Andrew Krull

    State Rep. Bruce Borders broke up a Sullivan County Republican meeting and dinner held at Backstreet Pizza in Sullivan on Tuesday night with a special announcement.“Our governor and vice-president elect Mike Pence has decided someone in this room deserves special recognition,” he said before reading from information he provided to the governor on Sullivan County Republican chairman Bill Springer for consideration as a Sagamore of the Wabash — considered the highest distincti...

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  • Times staff, columnist place at HSPA Better Newspaper Contest

    Times staff, columnist place at HSPA Better Newspaper Contest


    By: Times staff

    Members of the Sullivan Daily Times placed in two categories at last Saturday’s Hoosier State Press Association Better Newspaper Contest banquet in Indianapolis.As a whole, the Times staff was awarded first place in the Best Editorial Writer category for daily newspapers with a circulation of 6,000 or less. The designation was based on an entry of three editorials written between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016.The Times submitted editorials that called out poor behavior by county offici...

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  • COMMENTARY: Hear, Ye! Hear Ye!: It's all subjective

    COMMENTARY: Hear, Ye! Hear Ye!: It's all subjective


    By: Harold Bosstick

    In case you haven’t looked at the Time’s front page — if you didn’t, you ought to — this last weekend, our staff attended the annual Better Newspaper Contest Banquet hosted by one of the organizations the paper belongs to, the Hoosier State Press Association.During that banquet, we were awarded a couple of things.I personally received second-place for Best General Commentary, but, the best moment of the day was the first-place award our staff won in the Best Edit...

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  • Hymera Town Council touches on IDEM, county income tax

    Hymera Town Council touches on IDEM, county income tax


    By: Dennis Clark

    The Hymera Town Council discussed the town’s wastewater treatment plant and its response to Indiana Department of Environmental Management violations in their monthly meeting on Tuesday.Council president Scott Enstrom reported meeting with HWC Engineering in Terre Haute on this topic last week.The council had previously approved an $8,000 contract with HWC to assist the town in its dealings with IDEM.“IDEM called (HWC) after they had sent all the information they felt would be req...

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  • Angell foundation donates $100K to DUCS

    Angell foundation donates $100K to DUCS


    By: Harold Bosstick

    Thanks to the generosity of a former local grocery store owner and his wife, Dugger Union Community School will receive a financial boon.“We received a donation from the Angell Family Foundation … in the tune of $100,000,” said DUCS Principal Ross Martin, noting that was done by Joe and Joyce Angell.Joe Angell is the former owner of the Angell’s grocery store in Sullivan.“He wanted to give back, so he’s giving back to a lot of community organizations,&rdqu...

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  • SDT announces All-County football team

    SDT announces All-County football team


    By: B.J. Hargis

    The Sullivan Daily Times announces its 2016 All-Sullivan County football team.There are 25 members on this year’s squad, including 12 from Sullivan, nine from North Central and four from Dugger Union.The players are listed below in alphabetical order.Patrick Badger, Sullivan, Sr. — Badger earned the outstanding lineman award for the Golden Arrows in 2016.He was a two-way starter for SHS. He had 56 total tackles, including eight for loss.Badger was an all-WIC performer for the conf...

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