Cassie Garrett

The Growing Laurel Food Pantry opens

The "Growing Laurel Food Pantry" grand opening was held on Saturday, Sept. 9. On its first day, the pantry served 204 individuals.

The 2024 Indiana Governor Race: Meet the candidates

This article is a part of a series sharing brief bios on the candidates for the 2024 Governor of Indiana race.

City Dept heads report updates

The Board of Public Works and Safety of the City of Rushville met on Sept. 5 at 5:30 p.m. Mayor Mike Pavey, Gary Cameron, Brad Berkemeier, Maria Bridges and city attorney Julie Newhouse were present. Phil King was absent.

Business Highlight of the Week: Vogel’s Florist & Landscaping

This week, we are highlighting Vogel's Florist and Landscaping, LLC. Located in Rushville at 359 E. 6th Street, this business is here and ready for all of your inside and outside floral decor.

Breaking Down Barriers: Who is affected by Mental Illness?

Mental illnesses can affect anyone, regardless of age, gender or background. It is among the most common health conditions in the United States.

Willkie Days Rundown

Willkie Days returns this weekend Sept. 15 - 17 and is jam packed with activities for all ages.

The St. Louis Festival Block Party will offer unique raffle item

As a part of the annual St. Louis Church Festival, a "Festival Block Party" has been added to this year's event.

The Rush County REC Center coming in 2024

On Thursday, Sept. 7, local, regional and state representatives, along with several Rush County community members, gathered for the groundbreaking ceremony for the new community center project to be housed in the 50,000-square-foot former Walmart that closed in 2018.

UCCCJSD scores above average on two out of three assessments

State assessment results were released by the Indiana Department of Education for the 2022-23 school year, including the results for Indiana Reading Evaluation and Determination (IREAD-3), Learning Evaluation and Assessment Readiness Network (ILEARN) and the SATS.

Remembering Sheriff William Van Camp

On Aug. 20, the Franklin County Sheriff's Department took a moment to honor FC Sheriff William Van Camp, who was 34 when he was killed in the line of duty. Aug. 20 marked the 100th anniversary of Sheriff Van Camp's line of duty death.

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