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David Wayne “Brillo” Bannister  Seymour Tribune

NORTH VERNON. David Wayne “Brillo” Bannister, 65, of North Vernon passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at his residence. Born November 6, 1953, ...



IU SOUTHEAST REPORT: Four basketball players earn academic honors  Newsandtribune

NEW ALBANY — Four IU Southeast basketball players were named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes earlier this week.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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. ...



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 ...



Famed comedy-drama hits local stage  The Republic

Some familiar faces will be in the cast of “Steel Magnolias,” a play that will be presented locally Feb. 15-17 at the Park Theatre Civic Centre in North Vernon.



'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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Tourney Time / Sectional girls basketball action kicks off Tuesday  The Republic

Tournament time is here for girls basketball.Sectional action begins Tuesday night and wraps up with the finals on Saturday. Columbus East will host a Class 4A ...



Blood drives scheduled at North Vernon  Seymour Tribune

Two blood drives in North Vernon have been scheduled this month by the American Red Cross.A decline in donations occurs from Thanksgiving to New Year's ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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: ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Gala event nets record donations for hospice  The Republic

The 21st annual Jennings Gala was about big numbers.A sold-out crowd of more than 450 people Feb. 9 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in North Vernon helped ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Vicki S. Barger Wright  The Republic

Vicki S. Barger Wright COLUMBUS Vicki Sue Barger Wright, 44, of Columbus, passed from this life at 3:21 p.m. Saturday, July 28, 2018 at I.U. Health Methodist ...



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.



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 ...



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, ...



On the record – October 8  Seymour Tribune

ArrestsJackson CountyMatthew Ray Mowery, 38, Freetown, operating a vehicle while intoxicated-endangerment, blood alcohol *content* 0.08 to 0.14 percent, ...



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 ...



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.



Find your school's 2018 ISTEP scores  Chalkbeat Indiana

Only half of Indiana's elementary and middle school students passed both English and math state ISTEP exams in 2018, results that have stubbornly held firm for ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Modern high school FFA chapters more diverse in membership, activities, skills  The Republic

Story by Cecelia Ellis 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 ...



Panthers struggle in home finale  The Republic

Franklin looked to be on its way to victory after a 14-0 run in the third quarter put the Grizzly Cubs ahead by double digits. Jennings County came roaring back.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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.



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Highlanders pound Panthers in 45-6 route  The Republic

NORTH VERNON — Floyd Central picked apart the Jennings County defense early in Friday's Hoosier Hills Conference football matchup. The Highlanders ...



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, ...



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 ...



Batesville beats Jennings County | Local Sports  Batesville Herald Tribune

NORTH VERNON – The Batesville High School football team pulled out the stops – and the football – to win vs. Jennings County High School 33-20 there Aug.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



SEVEN STRAIGHT | Local Sports  Greensburg Daily News

NORTH VERNON — On to Regionals. Well —- first a celebratory dinner stop at Pizza Hut —- then on to Regionals. The Greensburg Pirates tennis team clinched ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Virtual Meet: Scoring The Top 150 Boys Teams So Far In 2017  MileSplit

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