Cassie Garrett


State of Indiana v. Gregory C. Guilfoyle

Just six days before the State v. Guilfoyle trial was scheduled to begin on Feb. 12, Franklin County Prosecutor Chris Huerkamp filed a motion to dismiss the charge of Attempted Murder, amongst others, with the intent of refiling the charges.

Breaking Down Barriers: "Shining a Light on Maternal and Infant Health: Challenges, Opportunities, and Solutions in Rural Communities”

This article is a part of a year-long series, made possible by the "Together We Will" Grant. Since July of last year, we have been casting a spotlight on two out of the three most pressing health crises in our rural communities: Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health.

Tammy Drudy named an I-Star Educator

Tammy Drudy of Liberty, taught for 22 years before she retired last year. She split her teaching career mainly between Kindergarten and second grade, but has taught all elementary grades (except first). Drudy was recognized as an I-Star educator after being nominated by Crystal Calihan, a senior at Franklin County High School whom Drudy hugely impacted while teaching at Laurel Elementary School.

FCHS Students Excel in Regional Jobs for America's Graduates Competition

Every year, during the spring semester, the Jobs for America's Graduates program hosts a regional competition consisting of 12-14 categories where students compete.

Nostalgia and Personal Touch: My experience hunting for SVH Books at The Bookshelf

As a child, I was an avid reader and spent countless hours lost in the pages of my favorite book series, "Sweet Valley High" by Francine Pascal. The books chronicle the lives of identical blond-haired, blue-eyed twins Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield, who live in the fictional Sweet Valley, California, a suburb near Los Angeles.

The race for the 6th Congressional District Primary is heating up

So far, six candidates have thrown their hats in the ring for the Indiana 6th Congressional District Primary Election, each hoping to secure their party's nomination to run in the general election.

A note from the Chocolat Café, soft opening tomorrow, Feb. 8

The highly anticipated opening of Rushville's newest business, the Chocolat Cafe, is almost here.

Breaking Down Barriers: Hope in prison

An update on Billy Conn Billy Conn, Jr. of Franklin County is serving a 50-year sentence at the Miami Correctional Facility in Bunker Hill, Indiana, after being convicted in the Dearborn Circuit Court for Dealing in Methamphetamine (F2) in the amount of 10 or more grams and being a Habitual Offender.

Grubbs responds to Involuntary Chapter 7 Bankruptcy filing

On Jan. 19, the pickleball community was rocked when Indiana Secretary of State Diego Morales announced the Indiana Securities Division issued a Cease and Desist to stop an alleged fraudulent investment scheme concerning "All about Pickleball LLC., also known as Pickleball Rocks.

Community celebrates retirement of local power couple

Keith and Debbie Combs have lived in Laurel for as long as anyone can remember and have faithfully served the community for just as long. They both retired from their respective jobs on the same day, and the community has expressed deep gratitude for their service in their work roles and beyond.

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