NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS OF HEARING ON PROPOSED CUMULATIVE FIRE BUILDING EQUIPMENT FUND FOR PERSHING FIRE DISTRICT.
Notice is hereby given to the taxpayers of Pershing Fire District in Jackson County, Indiana that the County Commissioners will consider at the Courthouse Annex located at 220 E. Walnut Street, Brownstown, Indiana at 6:00 p.m. on July 5, 2017, the establishment of a Cumulative Fire Building and Equipment Fund under the provisions of Indiana Code 36-8-14-2 for the purposes as follows
For all uses as set out in IC 36-8-14-2.
The tax will be levied on all taxable real and personal property within the taxing district and will not exceed $0.0333 per $100 of assessed valuation. The proposed fund will be levied beginning with taxes due and payable in the year 2018. Taxpayers appearing at such hearing shall have the right to be heard thereon. The proposal for establishment of the Cumulative Fire Building and Equipment Fund is subject to approval by the Department of Local Government Finance.
Within 30 days after the date of the adoption of the Cumulative Fund by the Jackson County Commissioners, the Pershing Fire District will publish a Notice of Adoption.
Upon publication of the Notice of Adoption, 10 or more taxpayers in the taxing district may file a petition with the County Auditor not later than noon 30 days after the publication of the Notice of Adoption setting forth their objections to the proposed fund.
Dated this 14th day of June, 2017
Dated this 21st day of June, 2017.
Jackson County Auditor
6/14, 6/21 hspaxlp
NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS OF HEARING ON PROPOSED CUMULATIVE CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT FUND
Notice is hereby given to the taxpayers of Jackson County, Indiana, that the County Commissioners will consider at 220 E. Walnut St. Brownstown, Indiana at 6:00 o’clock p.m. on July 5th, 2017, the re-establishment of a Cumulative Capital Development Fund for all uses as set out under the provisions of Indiana Code 36-9-14.5.
The tax will be levied on all taxable real and personal property within the taxing district and will not exceed $0.0333 per $100 of assessed valuation. The proposed fund will be levied beginning with taxes due and payable in the year 2018. Taxpayers appearing at such hearing shall have the right to be heard thereon. The proposal for re-establishment of the Cumulative Capital Development Fund is subject to approval by the Department of Local Government Finance.
Within 30 days after the date of the adoption of the Cumulative Capital Development Fund by the County Commissioners, the County will publish a Notice of Adoption.
Upon publication of the Notice of Adoption, 50 or more taxpayers in the taxing district may file a petition with the County Auditor not later than noon 30 days after the publication of the Notice of Adoption setting forth their objections to the proposed fund.
Dated this 14th day of June, 2017
Dated this 21st day of June, 2017
Jackson County Commissioners
06/14, 06/21 hspaxlp
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The Crothersville Red White & Blue Festival kicks off June 8 for a flag waving salute to Old Glory and military service veterans. This year’s event is June 8-10 held at the Crothersville Community School grounds.
This is the 42nd festival for the annual patriotic salute tagged as “Indiana’s Most Patriotic Festival”, said festival director Sherry Bridges. “Our community takes pride in honoring our veterans and Old Glory.”
Terry Prine will be master of ceremonies throughout the three-day festival. Bobby Deal is entertainment chairman.
Fun Services-Indiana will be kicking off the festival on Wednesday June 7 with bracelet night. Wristbands for the, “Family Fun Zone” will be $8. Hours are 5 to 9 p.m. Wristbands for the Thursday, Friday and Saturday are $10 with single tickets $1. Hours for Thursday and Friday, 5 to 10 p.m. and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Always a crowd draw, the Baby Contest registration will begin at 2:30 on Thursday June 8 in the CHS gym. Judging begins at 4 p.m. Categories are, birth to three months, four to seven months, eight to 12 months, 13 to 24 months, 25 to 36 months and 37 to 48 months. First and second will be awarded to a boy and a girl in each category.
Entry fee is $5 dollars. Winners will announced from the stage at 6 p.m. ACTS, (Actors Community Theater Seymour) is sponsoring this event.
At 5:30 p.m. the 42nd RWB Prince and Princess will be crowned from the stage. Crothersville FFA is sponsoring the contest. The 41st RWB Prince and Princess, Devin Morgan and Jamie Caudill will crown the new royalty.
Opening ceremonies will take place at 6:30 p.m. as the community pauses to salute a local veteran and honor, “Old Glory”.
At 7 p.m. Donovan Harris will take center stage. Harris a singer -songwriter from Tampico has been singing and playing music since he was 4 years old. His love of music ranges from Country Western to Ragtime Blues.
Gospel group, Redemption Cross will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. followed by The Colwells at 8:30 p.m.
A dulcimer group comprised of local and area players will perform at Hamacher Hall on East Howard Street this Thursday, June 8, at 7 p.m. as a part of the Red, White & Blue Festival. This is a free program sponsored by the Crothersville Historical and Cultural Arts Association.
‘Colts in Motion’, a 42-foot long traveling museum full of interactive Colts history and memorabilia will be set up on Preston Street in front of the gym from 5 to 7 p.m.
Matthew Williams will perform from the stage at 5 p.m. followed by the Country Kickers at 5:30pm
105.3 WMPI of Scottsburg will broadcast live from the festival grounds and visitors will have the opportunity to spin the wheel for prizes.
Backwoods Bluegrass takes the stage at 6:45 p.m. followed by Grandview Junction featuring former resident Linda Miller Musselwhite at 7:45 p.m.
Capping off at 8:45pm will be James White and Deer Creek.
The Festival starts early Saturday morning, June 10. The entire day is filled with wholesome fun family activities. The Crothersville FFA will be serving a traditional breakfast of biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, sausage and at 7 a.m.
At 8 a.m. the Lady Tigers Volleyball team will sponsor a co-ed Volleyball Tournament in the boys gym.
The Crothersville Library announced that it would be closed all day Saturday to celebrate the Red, White & Blue Festival.
At 10 a.m. the Crothersville-Vernon Twp. Fire Department will sponsor the Water Ball Contest. Registration is at 9 a.m. They will be set up in the Elementary parking lot.
At 10 a.m. is the Bubble Gum Blowing Contest in front of the stage. Age groups are, five to seven years, eight to 10, 11 to 12 and 13 and up. Prizes will be given in each age group. Also, at 10 a.m. is registration for the Pedal Tractor Pull sponsored by the Traditional Young Farmers. Pulling will begin at 10:30 a.m. on South Preston in front of festival ground.
At 11 a.m., Denise Maxie will set the table for the constants as they participate in the FFA Pork Burger Eating Contest. Constants will see how many, “World Famous FFA Pork Burgers” they can eat in 10 minutes. The winner will receive a cash prize.
A cake and pie contest will be held at the Crothersville Town Hall. Baked good can be registered from 10 to 11 a.m. by entering the meeting room door with judging taking place at 11:15 a.m. Categories for the pies are: fruit, cream, your specialty and cobblers. For the cakes: layer, sheet, decorated and your speciality. Winners will be announced from the stage at 5:15 p.m. with the auction of the baked entries to follow. The event is sponsored by the Crothersville Town Council.
Marion Gill, Parade Chairman and her team will be set up at the corner of East and Bard Streets at 10:30 a.m. to register entry’s for the 42nd RWB Parade. Judging begins at 1 p.m.
For almost 40 years children of the community have been decorating their bicycles and dressing up their pets in red, white and blue. This year the Pet & Bike Parade will be at noon in front of the stage. Cash prizes will be given to the winners. Ages groups are pre-school to kindergarten, first and second grade, third and fourth grade.
The Long Family singers a gospel group from Freetown will take the stage at 12:30 p.m.
The 42nd RWB Parade steps off at 1:30 p.m. Grand Marshal is the Lady Tigers Basketball Team sectional winners coached by Kevin Hensley.
Stars & Stripes will be stepping to the music in front of the stage at 3 p.m. followed by Adam Schill of Big Top Productions will entertain children of all ages at 4 p.m. Adam will also be strolling the grounds after his performace bringing smiles to everyone.
Brian Fink will be performing at 4:30 p.m on stage.
The Cake and Pie winners will be announced at 5:15 and all entry’s will be auctioned off. Proceeds will go to the 2018 RWB Zambelli Fireworks fund.
KO’s Martial Arts will be doing a demonstration at 5:30 p.m. followed by singer Matthew Williams at 6 p.m.
Monday Night Special will be entertaining us at 7:15 p.m. Closing out the night will be headliner band, Alley Katz at 8:15 p.m.
Vendor Raffles will be drawn at 9 p.m. from the stage.
Robert Becker and the Coolbus from Radio 96.3 WJAA will broadcast live starting at 9 p.m. and will start the countdown at 10 p.m. as Zambelli Fireworks lights up the Crothersville sky. Visitors are encouraged to come early with their lawn chairs or blanket mark their spot and head to the festival grounds and enjoy the food, visit with family and friends.
Throughout the festival the Antique Farm Machinery Show will take place along Howard Street. Kevin and Melanie Hoevener are again organizing this event which promices to be another great show.
The Crothersville-Vernon Twp. Fire Department will be frying fish at the firehouse on Moore Street Thursday through Saturday.
Handicap parking will be in the school Administration Building parking lot at the south end of Preston Street. Restrooms are located inside the gym entrance to the left.
The festival asks that visitors leave their pets at home unless they are in a contest or a service animal. Also, bicycles are not to be ridden on festival grounds unless in the parade.
The RWB Festival Committee encourages the community to bring their lawn chairs and enjoy the events while visiting with family and friends.
A dulcimer group comprised of local and area players will perform at Hamacher Hall on East Howard Street this Thursday, June 8, at 7 p.m. as a part of the Red, White & Blue Festival. This is a free program sponsored by the Crothersville Historical and Cultural Arts Association. Water, tea and lemonade will be available for a donation.
On Saturday, June 10, those attending the festival are encouraged to visit Hamacher Hall anytime between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. to take a break in the air-conditioned building.
Local historical items will be on display, and pop and snacks will be available for purchase.
For more information about Hamacher Hall events call Linda (812-521-3695) or Brenda (812-793-2760).
Crothersville Red White & Blue Festival will feature “Colts In Motion” this Friday, June 9, from 5-7 p.m. “There is no better way to show your Colts pride than visiting this unique event,” said festival organizer Marion Gill.
Colts In Motion is a 42-foot-long traveling museum full of interactive Colts history and memorabilia. It will visit Jackson County for the first time at the Crothersville festival.
Colts In Motion includes:
•Compare your hands to those of Colts Quarterback Andrew Luck and Colts Wide Receiver TY Hilton.
•Feel the difference between the old Astroturf and new Fieldturf.
•Learn more about the best venue in sports, Lucas Oil Stadium.
•Check out game worn items worn by TY Hilton, Adam Vinatieri, and Phillip Dorsett.
•Colts In Motion includes six interactive TVs, including highlights of Colts playmakers both past and present.
•Test your Colts knowledge with our touchscreen quiz
•See replicas of the 2006 Lombardi Trophy and Super Bowl Ring.
by Curt Kovener
Maybe you are a life-long Hoosier; maybe you are a recent immigrant to Indiana but you should enjoy knowing more about the state in which we live. (No, not the state of confusion!)
•Nearby Bedford is known as the Limestone Capital on the World.” Admired for its lights color and ease of cutting, Indiana limestone has been used in the construction of the Empire State Building, the Pentagon (both originally and after the 9/11 attacks), National Cathedral, US Treasury, and 14 state capitols.
•Elvis Presley performed his last concert in Indianapolis at the now razed Market Square Area. Presley died three months after that last concert.
•The very first goldfish farm was in Martinsville beginning in 1899.
•Those classic Raggedy Ann dolls were first created by Johnny Gruelle of Indianapolis in 1914.
•Indiana has earned the nickname ‘Mother of Vice Presidents’. Six of the nation’s #2 leaders were from the Hoosier state: Schuyler Colfax, Thomas A. Hendricks, Charles W. Fairbanks, Thomas Marshall, Dan Quayle and current VP Mike Pence.
•Those iconic Coca-Cola bottle shapes were designed in Terre Haute.
•Wabash, Indiana was the first electrically lighted city in the world. Charles F. Brush tested his ‘Brush Light’ on March 31, 1880 in the city of Wabash. The glow at night was visible from a mile away and about 10,000 citizens witnessed the electrical first.
•From 1805-1813 the capital of the Indiana territory was Vincennes. The capital was moved to Corydon from 1813-125 and Indianapolis became the state capital on Jan. 12, 1825.
•The debut of singer Frank Sinatra was in Indianapolis at the Lyric Theatre on Feb. 2, 1940.
•The first rapid fire gun was patented by Hoosier Richard Gatling. Aim it & turn a crank, it was known as the Gatling gun.
•The first State Park was at McCormick’s Creek.
•Tomato juice was first served at the French Lick Hotel.
•The first automatic headlight dimmer was developed in Anderson in 1952.
•The world’s first theme park was opened on August 3, 1946 in Santa Claus, Indiana. It is now known as Holiday World.
•The first transistor radio was made in Indianapolis.
•90% of the popcorn in the world is grown in Indiana.
•The first professional daytime baseball game was played in Fort Wayne in 1871. Fort Wayne also hosted the first night time game in 1883.
•Movie star Clark Gable honeymooned at Barbee Lake in Kosciusko County.
•From 1900 to 1920 more than 200 different makes of cars were produced in Indiana.
• Indiana’s first major railroad was completed in 1847 and linked the river port of Madison with Indianapolis.