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School board seat to be filled
Campbell, Creech, Petit
Campbell, Creech, Petit
The Jennings County School Board has released the scheduled meetings they have planned for the upcoming week.

The schedule has been altered as the board begins the process of selecting one of three candidates to fill the seat left vacant by Susan Taylor. Taylor resigned from the board on June 30 so she could accept a position as a Jennings County High School guidance counselor. Taylor's seat requires the board member to reside in Center Township.

Three people will be interviewed for the position. Zack Campbell, Amanda "Mandy" Creech and Amy Pettit all submitted applications to be considered to fill the remaining time of Taylor's term.

On Monday, July 24, the board will begin the night by meeting in executive session at 5 p.m. Starting at 5:30 p.m., the board will interview each of the three candidates during a public meeting.

The regular meeting of the board will begin a half-hour later than normal to allow for plenty of time to interview the prospective board members. This meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m.

On Wednesday, July 26, the school board will have a special meeting to appoint the new board member. This meeting will get underway at 6:30 p.m.

All the meetings will be held in the Jennings County School Corpora­tion's Central Administra­tion Office located at 34 Main St., North Ver­non.

The application process for applying to be considered for the vacant set on the school board included submitting your views on a number of different areas.

Below are the answers provided by the three candidates to those questions.


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From the midway to the livestock barns, from the 4-H and commercial displays to the food vendor booths, the 137th annual Jennings County Fair had something for everyone.


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TIF hopes housing study provides 'vision' to build

The North Vernon Redevelopment Commis-sion (TIF Board) voted to fund a new $68,000 housing study at their meeting Monday afternoon.


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• Donald Glenn Carmack, 61, Woodlawn Life Celebration Centre
• Shirley Chamberlin Johnston, 78, Sawyer-Pickett Funeral and Cremation Service

SPORTS
Lady Panther hoops camp starts Monday

The Jennings County High School basketball team will be hosting the 2017 Lady Panther Basketball camp next week.


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Editor's Notebook
A night at the 4-H auction

For a city slicker, I'm starting to get used to the 4-H livestock auction. After several years of covering the event, I have finally learned what a barrow is, for instance, and how ornery these critters can be.


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On the morning of July 17, a very large hail storm pounded the North Vernon area. This dramatic picture was taken at the big lake in Country Squire Lakes by photographer David L. Hanner Jr., who wrote it cost him "a cracked windshield and a lot of time drying my camera, but it was well worth it." Another photo from this storm appears on page 9A.-Submitted Photo by David L. Hanner Jr.




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