Urging participation in the United Way campaign are, l to r, NV Police Dept. School Re-source Officer Matt Staples; Lt. Keith Messer; Detective Nick Megel; Sgt. Andy Richmond; Officer Seth Beville; UW director Terri Everage; NVPD Chief James Webster; Officer Wes Thayer; and UW President Caleb Reynolds.—Staff Photo
In times like this' we all need our annual United Way campaign to be successful.
Yes, even though we are faced with social distancing thanks to COVID, the 2021 United Way campaign is adapting its strategies, hoping to make its goal of $150,000.
President Caleb Reynolds invites your participation and explains how he became involved after he moved here to minister at the Nazarene Church four years ago.
"When I started to learn about the organizations in town offering assistance, I saw the common thread was their connection to the United Way. The most essential helping services all received funding from this organization. It made an important connection for me and the church." North Vernon Police Chief James Webster knows exactly what this pastor means. His department recently concluded their annual campaign, which is made up of "Evergreen" participants, which is someone who has allowed their participation to stand year after year without signing a pledge card every 12 months.
It took little time for New Albany to display the abundance of speed they brought to Jennings County on Friday for the Panthers' final Hoosier Hills Conference football game: one play.
COVID-19 is threatening the very important, and oldest, form of expression of human culture and society: the arts. Though the global detriment caused by the pandemic is fantastic fodder for traditional art, such as painting and sculpting, the physical arts- dance, theater and choir- which all culminate in the billion dollar industry that is Broadway and stage production, are in peril due to the difficulty of maintaining COVID-safe protocols during rehearsals and performances.
Bill Reichenbach, who with his wife, the late Hulda Reichen-bach, pieced the Park Theatre Civic Centre back together again literally brick by brick, and in the process inspired hundreds of local residents to donate money, roll up their sleeves and join them in their mission, passed away Saturday, Oct. 17 at Majestic Care Nursing Home.He leaves behind a legacy that will continue to inspire countless generations of local residents as they learn anew the history of how the downtown centerpiece was restored through sheer determination and will...
While the COVID-19 pandemic closed the doors of the Historic Eleutherian College building in Lancaster, Ind., to its summertime open-house tours and fall festival, the HEC Board of Directors has been hard at work to get much-needed funding for preserving the pre-Civil War-era building and telling its story.
Attorney General Curtis Hill said today that the sentencing of a Fort Wayne woman demonstrates the seriousness with which authorities view the crime of health care fraud in connection with the Medicaid program.
After pleading guilty to health care fraud and aggravated identity theft, Susanne Gawel was sentenced Wednesday to 48 months in prison, one year of supervised release and ordered to pay $646,690.32 in restitution.