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Tips on towing safely
There's more to towing than hitching a trailer and hitting the open road. A number of factors come into play when towing cargo or another vehicle, including the towing capacity of the vehicle doing the hauling. The following are some safety tips for road trippers hitting the road with trailer in tow.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Sign-up today for Elsner walk
The sixth annual Luke Elsner Memorial Scholar-ship 5K Run/Walk will be held in Hayden on Saturday, Aug. 30.
Preregistration is being held now by contacting a committee member or signing up online at signmeup.com/100151. Preregistration can also be done beginning at 7 a.m. on the day of the race with the race at 8 a.m. at Hayden Elementary School.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Scroggin lands giant catfish
Robert Scroggin of Butlerville holds a monster flathead catfish he caught earlier this month in Jennings County. The finny giant weighed 45 pounds and was 42 inches long. Scroggin hooked the fish on July 19 at a pay lake in northern Geneva Township.-Submitted Photo
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Local cyclists raising cash for injured man
For the last several years Jason Kitzinger has not been able to leave his home without assistance and local restauranteur David Siefker hopes to change that.
Siefker has put together a fundraising motorcycle ride on Saturday with all money raised from the event going to assist Kitzinger by constructing a concrete ramp from his home and, if there's enough left over, helping get his wheelchair van fully operational again.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Ready to report- JCHS fall sports set to start

It's that time of year for the Jennings County High School students as they prepare to begin their practices for the 2014-15 school year beginning with fall sports.
JCSC students will be returning to the classroom on Tuesday, Aug. 5 and for JCHS they will be hitting the practice fields one day earlier, on Monday,. Aug. 4.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Safety tips for outdoor enthusiasts
Outdoor enthusiasts typically cannot wait to get outside and make the most of a beautiful day. But in their haste to enjoy the great outdoors, men and women can easily overlook safety precautions that protect them from potential hazards.
Though it's easy to get excited about a sunny day, it's important for outdoor enthusiasts to take safety seriously. No matter your activity, always bring adequate sunscreen to protect your skin from the sun, and remember to bring enough water to stay hydrated throughout the day. In addition to packing sunscreen and water, outdoor enthusiasts can employ various additional safety methods depending on which activity they choose to enjoy.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Try-outs for Blazers set
The Indiana Blazers travel baseball organization located in Columbus will be conducting tryouts for their 16u team for next season on Sunday, Aug. 3, from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. at Clifty Park in Columbus.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Safety tips for outdoor enthusiasts
Outdoor enthusiasts typically cannot wait to get outside and make the most of a beautiful day. But in their haste to enjoy the great outdoors, men and women can easily overlook safety precautions that protect them from potential hazards.
Though it's easy to get excited about a sunny day, it's important for outdoor enthusiasts to take safety seriously. No matter your activity, always bring adequate sunscreen to protect your skin from the sun, and remember to bring enough water to stay hydrated throughout the day. In addition to packing sunscreen and water, outdoor enthusiasts can employ various additional safety methods depending on which activity they choose to enjoy.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Pat O'Connor, Joe James race features Bob Harkey
When the Midwest Oldtimers Vintage Race Car Club makes its annual appearance at the Scott County Visitors Commission Joe James/Pat O'Connor Memorial on Saturday night, Aug. 9th, Indianapolis 500 veteran Bob Harkey will be a special guest in attendance. Harkey will be signing autographs and talking with fans during his visit to Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Pat O'Connor, Joe James race features Bob Harkey
When the Midwest Oldtimers Vintage Race Car Club makes its annual appearance at the Scott County Visitors Commission Joe James/Pat O'Connor Memorial on Saturday night, Aug. 9th, Indianapolis 500 veteran Bob Harkey will be a special guest in attendance. Harkey will be signing autographs and talking with fans during his visit to Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014


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