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  • SCPL marks 50 years with Memorial Day Weekend events

    SCPL marks 50 years with Memorial Day Weekend events


    By: Andrew Krull

    Sullivan County Park and Lake celebrates its 50th year of existence as it once again brings in the summer with its Memorial Day Weekend events from Friday to Sunday, with a special performance by rising country artist and native son Nic Strain and the grand opening of the park’s newly built playground on Saturday.SCPL office manger Lana Alexander previously told the Times that park staff are hoping for a big turnout Saturday night for the show by Strain, a North Central High School grad...

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  • Police: Alcohol involved in rural Sullivan accident

    Police: Alcohol involved in rural Sullivan accident


    By: Times staff

    A Carlisle woman was transported to Regional Hospital in Terre Haute for non-life threatening injuries after a one-car accident late Tuesday night just northeast of Sullivan in which the vehicle she was a passenger in hit a bridge guardrail and the driver was later arrested for operating while intoxicated.Olivia Craighead, 20, was a passenger in a Ford Mustang driven by Morgan Miller, 19, Terre Haute, when the vehicle “ran into the end of the guardrail” at the intersection of CRs...

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  • Fairbanks Community Center making financial progress, but long-term future still uncertain

    Fairbanks Community Center making financial progress, but long-term future still uncertain


    By: Dennis Clark

    Life In Fairbanks Township Inc. board members, which runs the Fairbanks Community Center, avoided closure a month ago.During its subsequent monthly meeting on Sunday, the facility did make some financial progress. But it needs a regular source of income, because it takes $20,000 a year to keep the doors open, one board member noted.The financial report as of Sunday was not encouraging, to say the least — $2.99 in checking, $22.67 in savings — but a small boost was forthcoming.Turm...

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  • North Central advances to baseball sectional semifinals

    North Central advances to baseball sectional semifinals


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    Photo by B.J. HARGIS: A pitch gets by North Central sophomore Cody Curtis. The Thunderbirds defeated White River Valley 2-1 in eight innings in the opening round of the Class A Shakamak baseball sectional 57 on Wednesday. The Thunderbirds will face Shakamak, 9-0 winners over Clay City in the first game on Wednesday, at 11 a.m. Monday in the first semifinal.

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  • Sullivan defeats Edgewood in sectional opener

    Sullivan defeats Edgewood in sectional opener


    By: Dennis Clark

    SPENCER — Dominant pitching, check; patient at bats, double check; and timely hitting, triple check. Oh yes, no errors and turned a double play on defense, quadruple check.This tried and true baseball recipe for success served Sullivan well in its Class 3A baseball sectional opener, dominating Edgewood 6-1 at Jack Heckman Field at Owen Valley on Wednesday. SHS avenged a 6-3 loss during the regular season.The Arrows (22-7) will next play Brown County at 1:30 p.m. Monday in a sectional se...

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  • Ladybirds win softball sectional

    Ladybirds win softball sectional


    By: B.J. Hargis

    CLAY CITY — North Central never trailed as they outscored three tournament opponents 38-5 and captured their 10th softball sectional championship and fourth in the past five years, defeating host Clay City 8-4  Wednesday in the championship game of Class A Clay City Sectional 57.“To be honest, we gave the sectional away last year,” North Central coach Erica Arnold said of losing in eight innings to Shakamak in the title game in 2017. “These girls have worked so ha...

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  • Animal neglect tip leads to Paxton arrest

    Animal neglect tip leads to Paxton arrest


    By: Times staff

    A tip led the Indiana State Police to a serious incident of animal neglect in Paxton on Tuesday. ISP, with assistance from The Humane Society of Sullivan County, served a Sullivan Superior Court search warrant at 4220 Pine St. in Paxton at 10:15 a.m.  The search warrant was obtained through a tip to THSSC and relayed to the Indiana State Police.  During the execution of the warrant, investigators and humane society workers located 26 dogs, one rabbit and two deceased animals —...

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