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Garlitch Ford to support Jennings County High School band  Local News Digital

NORTH VERNON, Ind. – Garlitch Ford Dodge Jeep Ram is going to host a Ford Drive 4 UR School event to support the Jennings County High School band.



Owls, Braves compete in Big Blue Relays  Seymour Tribune

NORTH VERNONThe Seymour and Brownstown Central track and field teams competed in the Big Blue Relays on Thursday at Jennings County High School.



Bull Dogs pull away from Panthers  The Republic

NORTH VERNON — Columbus North picked up right where it left off Friday against Terre Haute North during its boys basketball matchup Saturday at Jennings ...



Bull Dogs hold off Panthers  The Republic

NORTH VERNON — Jennings County gave Columbus North a run for its money late in the game, but the Bull Dogs were able to withstand the pressure.Late in ...



Seeking positive changes: School district focusing on students in crisis, more programs  The Republic

NORTH VERNON — Changes and additions are in store this year at Jennings County School Corp. schools as the district tries to help children in crisis and ...



School registration dates set  The Republic

Staff Reports Jennings County School Corp. registration dates for the 2018-19 school year: July 23: Brush Creek office opens; Sand Creek open to public 9 a.m. ...



Investigators have video of Jennings fatal shooting  The Republic

NORTH VERNON — Detectives investigating the Monday shooting death of 23-year-old Donavon Booker in Country Squire Lakes were able to make a quick ...



North Vernon police investigate threat to Jennings County High School  The Republic

NORTH VERNON -- Jennings County High School officials said a staff member at the high school received a telephone threat of violence involving the school ...



Arrest made in Country Squire Lakes shooting  The Republic

4:46 p.m. update: Jennings County Sheriff's deputies have announced that a Louisville man has been arrested on a preliminary charge of murder in the shooting ...



Jennings County students express support  Seymour Tribune

NORTH VERNON Administrators and staff at Jennings County High School expressed support for the teens who chose to participate in what the students called ...



Beach-themed gala to support hospice efforts  The Republic

Local residents can beat the winter blues at a beach party, the theme for the the 21st Annual Jennings Gala that benefits Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.



Finalists Make 'Innovate WithIN' Pitches  Inside INdiana Business

The finals of the second annual Innovate WithIN pitch competition are underway in Indianapolis. Eleven finalists are pitching their businesses in hopes of ...



Students soar with Aviation Nation  Local News Digital

NORTH VERNON, Ind.–A group of local high school students at Jennings County High School has collaborated to accomplish something pretty spectacular.



Where the sheriff's candidates stand on issues  The Republic

The Nov. 6 general election will determine whether incumbent Jennings County Sheriff Gary Driver, a Democrat, retains his position, or whether Republican ...



School info to know: Registration dates, book fees, lunch prices  The Republic

Registration times and dates for Jennings County School Corp. schools for the 2017-18 academic year are scheduled for late July and early August. They are: ...



'Tis the season: North Vernon eager for Christmas in the City  The Republic

North Vernon is raring to kick off the Christmas season.Volunteers, city workers, businesses, musicians and the mayor's office have been preparing for one of the ...



As and Bs for many southern Indiana schools in latest accountability grades  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Most southern Indiana school corporations earned B grades in accountability scores for the 2017-18 school year released ...



Art show highlights community  The Republic

A recent art show in downtown North Vernon celebrated Jennings County history and culminated efforts by multiple groups. The free, public art exhibit June 1 at ...



Indiana high school students to showcase ideas at Innovate WithIN™ state finals  Country 103.9 WRBI

Indianapolis, In. — Eleven teams of Hoosier high school students will gather in Indianapolis on April 4 for the final round of the 2019 Innovate WithIN™ pitch ...



Manufacturing Day to show careers to students  The Republic

Thirty-five Jennings County High School students will be escorted around select local industries on Wednesday during the second annual Jennings County ...



Rhonda Renae Steinert  The Republic

Rhonda Renae Steinert NORTH VERNON Rhonda Renae Steinert, 45, of North Vernon, passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in Jennings County.



Brownstown Police Department adds officer  Seymour Tribune

BROWNSTOWN After bouncing between a law enforcement job and working for a potato chip company, Jessiah Watts is where he always wanted to be.



Jennings County nips East in baseball thriller  The Republic

NORTH VERNON — Heading into the bottom of the fifth inning, Columbus East looked to be in control of earning a key victory against Jennings County.



Mary Elizabeth White  The Republic

Mary Elizabeth White NORTH VERNON Mary Elizabeth White, 91, of North Vernon, passed away at 8:55 a.m. on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at her residence.



Police: School shooting plot foiled in Jennings County, two teens in custody  Fox 59

NORTH VERNON, Ind. (Sept. 18, 2015)-- Police credit students and staff with stopping a school shooting plot in its tracks in southern Indiana. Two teenagers are ...



Local man to participate in Comic-Con panel  Seymour Tribune

Mark Bessenger, a 1978 graduate of Jennings County High School now living and working in the Los Angeles film industry, is returning to Indiana to appear at ...



Paint & park: School program fosters creativity  The Republic

For the second year in a row, Jennings County High School is offering its students the chance to show their individuality by personalizing their parking spaces ...



Foundation's project makes prom possible for girls  The Republic

Prom is considered to be among the most important of school events for many high school students, with many students shopping, planning and preparing for it ...



Brownstown Central High School teacher retires after 39 years in education  Seymour Tribune

BROWNSTOWN Juniors in Rock Hurley's U.S. history class at Brownstown Central High School rave about him. KaCee Collins said he is always positive, and ...



On the record – December 17  Seymour Tribune

ArrestsJackson CountyJerica Faye Spall, 24, Seymour, operating while intoxicated-endangerment, blood alcohol *content* 0.08 to 0.14 percent, $705 bond, 12:56 ...



newsexaminer.com  Newsexaminer

NORTH VERNON — As Warren Toole broke through the line of scrimmage with a little more than six minutes remaining in the second quarter, he altered his ...



On the record – April 13  Seymour Tribune

ArrestsJackson CountyMeagen D. Abbott, 34, Columbus, cruetly to animals with a prior unrelated conviction, driving while suspended with a unrelated violation, ...



Joshua Ryan Stidham  Seymour Tribune

Joshua Ryan Stidham NORTH VERNON Joshua Stidham, 39, of North Vernon, passed away on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at his residence. A Mass of ...



Tony Lee Merry III  The Republic

HAYDEN Tony Lee Merry III, 18, of Hayden, passed away on Thursday, March 29, 2018, at his residence. Born January 5, 2000, in Columbus, he was the son of ...



Modern high school FFA chapters more diverse in membership, activities, skills  Seymour Tribune

It was the smell of pancakes in the Hauser Jr.-Sr. High School School hallway that first led Natalie Taylor down the path that affected all of her high school years ...



From so close to queen  The Republic

NORTH VERNON — This year, the crown finally fit. Excitement filled the air at the Jennings County Fair queen pageant on May 26 at Jennings County High ...



Sandra Jean Hauersperger  The Republic

NORTH VERNON. Sandra Jean Hauersperger, 65, of North Vernon, passed away at 1:41 a.m. on Friday, December 14, 2018 at St. Vincent Jennings Hospital in ...



'Summer Surge' planned for end of March  The Republic

JENNINGS COUNTY — Even as the last of winter fades away, the Summer-Surge of military activity will begin throughout the area on the last day of March.



Art students decorate downtown store windows  The Republic

The Christmas spirit already is evident in North Vernon. All you have to do is look on downtown shop windows. Members of Jennings County High School's ...



Rick Stuckwisch  Seymour Tribune

Rick Stuckwisch NORTH VERNON Mr. Rick Stuckwisch, 70, of North Vernon, passed away on Sunday, July 22, 2018. He was born in Seymour on April 7, 1948 ...



Jennings' rally in third quarter too much for East  The Republic

NORTH VERNON — Columbus East had a great first half and it looked like it was going to pick up a key Hoosier Hills Conference win at Jennings County.



Indiana fans REALLY want Romeo Langford to commit to the Hoosiers  The Crimson Quarry

The New Albany star shooting guard dropped 63 points tonight in a blowout win over Jennings County and, well, the crowd offered some unsolicited advice ...



School in contest for new playground equipment  The Republic

North Vernon Elementary School is trying to secure money for new playground equipment, and is asking the public to help with the click of a button rather than ...



Winter Storms Canceled Blood Drives Straining Red Cross Blood Supply  WBIW.com

(UNDATED) - The American Red Cross is reissuing its emergency call for blood and platelet donors to give now after multiple snowstorms, frigid temperatures ...



A Boy’s Injury Rallies a County  New York Times

A community in Indiana came together after an 11-year-old sustained a severe head injury during a game.



Hospice's 20th gala has new features  The Republic

The 20th Our Hospice of Jennings County Gala will have a few new additions for the milestone event. One is a more casual theme, “Denim and Diamonds.



Gearing Up / Boys tennis season begins today  The Republic

Hauser is coming off one of its best boys tennis seasons in school history, but the Jets ran into a buzzsaw in the sectional against Columbus North. The Bull ...



Short lands big title: Fair queen  The Republic

A college student who lists hunting and fishing among her hobbies has bagged a huge prize in her beloved community. Brooke Short will reign as queen during ...



Step-brother's sprint car a tribute to late race fan  The Republic

Jeff Everroad doesn't remember when his late daughter Kristina became a huge sprint car fan. All he knows, it was her dream to own a full bore 410 non-wing ...



Olympians defend title, send all 14 to regional  The Republic

NORTH VERNON — Chris Cooper has built a formidable wrestling program at Columbus East, but the Olympians did something Saturday that they had never ...



Michael Dee 'Mike' Simmons  The Republic

NORTH VERNON. Michael Dee “Mike” Simmons, 58, of North Vernon, passed away on Friday, May 25, 2018, at his residence. Born October 31, 1959, ...



Panthers blank Olympians in conference tourney opener  The Republic

The Jennings County boys tennis team traveled to Whiteland with half of its varsity lineup Saturday, and Panthers coach Deron Brown said it felt good to have ...



Hangin' at the café: Church's after-school program a hit  The Republic

NORTH VERNON — The start of every new school year produces familiar scenes: yellow school buses transporting students, children carrying their books in ...



On the record – April 4  Seymour Tribune

Arrests Jackson County Kenneth Dean Jent, 39, Seymour, failure to register as a sex offender, no bond, 12:47 p.m. Sunday. Francisco Juan Felipe, 43, Seymour, ...



North snaps streak  The Republic

Columbus North traveled to Jennings County in desperate need of a win to avoid losing its sixth consecutive game. The Bull Dogs (6-6) relied heavily on its two ...



Caleb Fish  The Republic

North Vernon Caleb Matthew Fish, 18, of North Vernon, passed away on Sunday, April 30, 2017, in North Vernon. Born May 5, 1998, in Columbus, Caleb was ...



Flags to be flown at half-staff for Hoosier Marine killed during training exercise  Fox 59

Gov. Eric Holcomb directed flags at state facilities in Jennings County to be flown at half-staff Tuesday in honor of a Hoosier Marine who died earlier this month.



Gala fundraiser benefits Our Hospice of South Central Indiana  The Republic

If the theme of “Boot Scootin' Ball” is a clue, the 19th annual Our Hospice of Jennings County Gala should be a lively event. Western wear is encouraged for the ...



North Vernon native competes for Miss USA  The Republic

ears of preparation have positioned a North Vernon native to shine in the national spotlight this weekend. Morgan Abel, a 26-year-old nurse who works in the ...



North Vernon innovator on top of his game  The Republic

Larry Hartwell of North Vernon was inducted into the Brownstown Speedway Hall of Fame in 2016. By James Essex Larry Hartwell has never driven a racecar, ...



City preparing for Christmas festivities with parade, Santa  The Republic

Volunteers are working overtime to put the final touches on this year's Christmas in the City celebration scheduled for Saturday in North Vernon. Activities will ...



Brent Reed  The Republic

North Vernon Brent Allen Reed, 38, of North Vernon, passed away November 8, 2016, at Norton Hospital in Louisville. A funeral *service* will be conducted at 11 ...



Senior night highlights boys game  The Republic

The Jennings County Panthers hosted the Franklin Grizzly Cubs in a boys basketball game Feb. 24, but it was no ordinary game. That's because it was senior ...



Lance Cpl. Jacky Ray Koenig Jr.  Seymour Tribune

NORTH VERNON Lance Cpl. Jacky Ray Koenig Jr., 20, of North Vernon passed away at 7:47 a.m. Japan Standard Time Sunday, April 9, 2017, (6:47 p.m. EST ...



Ready Rebs roll Cubs 4-1 to reach first title match since 1999  Madison Courier

NORTH VERNON — Southwestern boys tennis came out with more energy and effort in Wednesday's IHSAA Sectional Tennis opener with Madison and ...



Bartholomew County Jail employees receive promotions  The Republic

Three Bartholomew County Jail employees earned promotions recently. Lt. Nichole Kinman was promoted to captain. She has been employed with the ...



Roundabout traffic solution?  Seymour Tribune

NORTH VERNON Since part of a bypass opened in December 2013 on the west side of North Vernon, 27 wrecks have occurred at the intersection of U.S. 50, ...



Sassafras festival, jazz band provide enjoyable moments  The Republic

Vernon re-lived its past from the 1800s with the annual Sassafras Tea Festival and Civil War Re-enactment, April 22 and 23. The turnout showed the county's ...



Find your school's 2017 ISTEP scores here  Chalkbeat Indiana

Use Chalkbeat's database to search for your school's individual results on Indiana's 2017 ISTEP for English, math and both tests. For more information about the ...



Area boys tennis teams prepare for postseason  The Republic

The boys tennis postseason gets underway Wednesday with sectional action at 64 sites. Five of the seven area schools with boys tennis teams will play in the ...



Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



Deborah 'Debbie' Siefker  The Republic

SEYMOUR. Mrs. Deborah “Debbie” Ann Siefker, 63, of Seymour, passed away on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at her home surrounded by family. She was born ...



Olympians blank Panthers in opener  The Republic

Staff Reports NORTH VERNON — The Columbus East boys tennis advanced to the semifinals of the Hoosier Hills Conference Tournament with a 5-0 win ...



Sortable Table: 2014 A-F Letter Grades For Every Ind. School  Indiana Public Media

A sortable table of 2014 A-F grades for all Indiana schools.



East among state's best; North builds around youth  The Republic

To say the Columbus East wrestlers are entering the 2016-17 season with high expectations would be an understatement. The Olympians won a sectional title ...



Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



Shots Fired During Christoph Waltz Interview at Cannes (VIDEO)  Variety

The Croisette in Cannes, typically a calm beachfront, was the scene of a chaotic incident Friday after a man arrested for allegedly firing a gun and brandishing a ...



Teenage girl, 16, dies after jumping out of her parents' moving car 'following an argument'  Daily Mail

Laikyn Field, 17, hit the pavement on Saturday when she leaped from the family's car on an interstate in Jackson County, Indiana.



Honoring sacrifice: Local parade marks VJ Day in Seymour  Seymour Tribune

Seymour's tradition of celebrating the end of a war that cost 8131 Hoosiers, including 72 from Jackson County, their lives continued Sunday. At 1 p.m., the ...



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