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April 23, 2018

Hometown Heroes at work
Hometown Heroes at work
Brian Wilhelm of North Vernon work with a table saw at the Wayside Inn Homeless Shelter. He is part of the Lowe's Heroes crew working to remodel the facility on Hoosier Street. The volunteers began the extensive project earlier this month.-Staff Photo by Bryce Mayer

Extension offering series on 'Backyard Livestock'
Want to know more about raising chickens? Or how about goats, llamas, rabbits, or other livestock?
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Government meetings
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Get your Relay for Life team registered next Thursday, April 26 for JC's cancer fundraiser
Relay for Life of Jennings County is arriving Saturday, May 19 and it is not too late to start or join a team to strike a blow against cancer.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Insurance issue for park's climbing wall happily resolved
The climbing wall issue at Muscatatuck Park has apparently been resolved to the satisfaction of all concerned.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

APC fails to 'see beyond stuff' and votes to raze historic home
Saying they just didn't see how the home could be restored, six of the eight Area Plan Commission members voted to forego Indiana Historic Landmarks' plan to save the Victorian residence at 305 South Jennings Steet. This means the court order to demolish 305 Jennings Street stands and will be executed as early as June.


Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Conservationists energized at refuge
What do whooping cranes, hellbender salamanders, and high school students all have in common?
They were three of the topics at month's "Conservation Happenings," an event at Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge that gathers conservationists from around southern Indiana to learn together.
The annual event draws over 100 participants including landowners, conservation professionals like foresters and biologists, as well as educators and nonprofit staff.
The group spent the morning learning about conservation and nature education efforts from around the region.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

SICA announces its mobile summer camp
The Southern Indiana Center for the Arts will be hosting Mobile Summer Art Camps in June, at various locations throughout the Jackson County.
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Government meetings
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Clean up at refuge
The Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge will celebrate Earth Day Saturday, April 14, at 9 a.m. at the refuge visitor center with a volunteer work day/refuge cleanup. Everyone who enjoys the outdoors is invited to come out, get some exercise, and help improve Muscatatuck.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Purdue: Optimism of ag producers falls, probably due to uncertainty on trade issues
The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer fell to 135 in March, given uncertainty around trade relations and possible implications for U.S ag exports.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

River polllution fix earns NV recognition
The City of North Vernon's work to end pollution of the Muscatatuck River has been recognized by the state chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Indiana.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

One good turn deserves another-
Saying one good turn deserves another, the Jennings County Senior Center has benefited-and will continue to benefit-from an endowment created on its behalf by Cheryl Wade and her husband, the late Dr. Carrol Lee Wade.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Quail Forever meeting set at library on Wednesday
Quail Forever- Jennings/Jackson Chapter Meeting
Quail Forever's newest Indiana Chapter will hold its next meeting April 11 from 7 to 8 pm at the Jennings County Public Library in North Vernon

Monday, April 9, 2018

Women to learn about invasives
A special Ladies Night for Jennings County area women who want to do their part to stop invasive species is coming up.
"Let's knock out invasives, ladies!" says Jenny Vogal, who is heading the event. Vogel is the Natural Resources Conservation Service's district conversationist based in Jennings County.
Women who are interested in identifying and controlling invasives species on their land will want to attend the next Ladies Night. The event will be held Tuesday, April 24, at the Jennings County Community Foundation Center, 111 N. State St., North Vernon (behind Walgreens).

Monday, April 9, 2018

Neurology physician to relocate office near new Madison hospital
King's Daughters' Health announces that Dr. Patrick Matthiessen, neurology physician, will be relocating to the Main Campus Medical Building, effective Monday, April 16. The Main Campus Medical Building is located at 1373 E. SR 62, Madison, adjacent to the hospital.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

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