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  • SWSC recognizes retiring teachers while making moves to secure successors

    SWSC recognizes retiring teachers while making moves to secure successors


    By: Harold Bosstick

    The Southwest School Corp Board of Trustees honored two teachers on Wednesday who are retiring with a combined 73 years of experience in the corporation. Sullivan High School’s Karen Noble, a business and PE teacher, and Tony Cox, an art teacher, have worked in the corporation for 35 and 38 years, respectively. “I don’t think words can express how much these two individuals have meant to the Southwest School Corporation and the students …” superintendent Chris S...

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  • 3rd grade Ag Day is today

    3rd grade Ag Day is today


    By: Times staff

    Sullivan County’s Third Grade Ag Day is set from 9:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. today at the 4-H fairgrounds. An annual event for over than 20 years, provides third-graders from Sullivan County elementary schools with an opportunity to learn about agriculture in a hands-on environment.  The purpose of the Ag Day is to, “educate youth about the importance of agriculture in our community and world — strengthening agriculture through ‘agvocacy,’” explained Kevin...

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  • Sullivan County Ambulance Transport to show off its new facility Sunday

    Sullivan County Ambulance Transport to show off its new facility Sunday


    By: Dennis Clark

    The Sullivan County Ambulance Transport wants to officially thank the community for its support while its facility was being renovated. An open house is set for 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday at 1816 N. Section St., just north of Sullivan.  “We’ve got it all rebuilt so we’re going to have an open house if (the public) want(s) to stop in,” SCAT director Kenny Bogard said. “They can look around the ambulance station, see what remodeling we’ve got done. Got two ne...

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  • Student field sculpture project, Aviation Awareness Day is Saturday

    Student field sculpture project, Aviation Awareness Day is Saturday


    By: Times staff

    A Student Field Sculpture Project will team up with Sullivan County Airport’s Aviation Awareness Day on Saturday. Twenty Sullivan High School students are participating in the sculpture project, with the canvas being 20 100x100-feet areas of uncut grass. The idea was created by Merom artist Curt Buethe, which calls for the students to design and construct large-scale line art installation at various locations in and around the city of Sullivan, including at the city’s downtown and...

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  • Local roundup

    Local roundup


    By: Times staff

    Arrows win 20th gameThe Sullivan baseball team defeated host White River Valley 17-0 in a nonconference game at Switz City on Thursday night.Sullivan scored 10 runs in the top of the fifth inning to end the game via the 10-run rule.The victory was the 20th in 26 games for the Golden Arrows, ranked No. 10 in Class 3A.Max Mize had three RBIs and Chris Taylor, Shane Garner, Sam Steimel and Jack Conner had two apiece.Kaleb Thrasher, Mize, Karter and Kyle Vernelson, Conner, Steimel, Garner and Tay...

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  • North Central edges Sullivan 1-0

    North Central edges Sullivan 1-0


    By: Times staff

    North Central scored the game’s only run in the first inning as the Ladybirds defeated visiting Sullivan 1-0 in a high school softball game at Farmersburg.The traveling trophy between the two softball teams was in the possession of Sullivan, who beat the Ladybirds in the inaugural year of the event.Madison Schofield led the innning with a walk and came around to score on a hit by Morgan Manning.North Central had three hits off of Sullivan pitcher Mariah Wills. Hannah Simmons and winning...

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  • Wes Bedwell wins sectional pole vault

    Wes Bedwell wins sectional pole vault


    By: Times staff

    TERRE HAUTE — Sullivan senior Wes Bedwell will be making a third consecutive trip to the track and field regional next week.Bedwell cleared 12 feet, six inches as he was the pole vault champion at the Terre Haute North Sectional on Thursday night.He was the lone regional qualifier as athletes and relay teams had to finish in the top three at the sectional to advance.Bedwell also made the finals in the 110 meter high hurdles and finished sixth.“Wes followed up his conference champi...

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