Fatal Crash On I-65 In Scott County

A Texas man was killed Thursday afternoon on I-65 in Scott County.
According to Indiana State Police Sgt. Jerry Goodin the accident occurred about 4:50 p.m. at the 24-mile-marker as a result of stop and go traffic from a fiery two-semi crash that had occurred earlier in the day in Jackson County south of Uniontown. Northbound traffic was backed up for nearly 15 miles, Goodin said.
The ISP officer reported the driver of a 1999 Chevrolet pickup, Luis J. Perez, 38, of Austin stated he was north bound in the left lane at approximately 70 mph when he took his eyes off the roadway to light a cigarette. Perez said when he looked back at the roadway and saw a black 2015 Lexus being driven by Lloyd D. Huffman, 72, of Corsicana, Texas, stopped in front of him.
Perez said he tried to stop but was unable and crashed into the rear of the Lexus, according to Goodin. The collision pushed the 2015 Lexus into a 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander being driven by James Eaton, 57, from Normal, Illinois, that was also stopped in traffic.
The driver of the 2015 Lexus, Lloyd Huffman, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Scott County Coroner’s Office.
Perez, was transported to the University of Louisville Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Eaton was not injured.
All drivers involved in the crash were wearing seat belts, Goodin reported.
Assisting at the scene were Scott County Sheriff’s Department, Scott County EMS, Scottsburg City Fire Department.

Syringe Exchange Program In Scott County Played Key Role In Controlling HIV Outbreak

A study by researchers investigating the 2015 HIV outbreak in Scott County, Indiana, found that a syringe services program is an important tool to control and prevent HIV outbreaks among people who inject drugs in a nonurban area.
Researchers said the program resulted in a rapid reduction in injection-related risk behaviors, including an 88 percent reduction in syringe sharing, a 79 percent reduction in syringe sharing to divide drugs and an 81 percent reduction in sharing of other injection equipment.
There were 181 HIV infections diagnosed between Nov. 18, 2014, and Nov. 1, 2015, in Scott County, making it the largest HIV outbreak in a nonurban area in the U.S. among people who inject drugs.
The syringe services program was initially implemented on an emergency basis to combat the outbreak. It was the first time such a program had been tried in a nonurban area in the United States. Syringe services programs provide clients with sterile syringes along with prevention, education and social services.
Researchers discovered the HIV outbreak was linked to injection of Opana ER, an opioid pain medication. The research elicited specific characteristics of the drug which, when dissolved, resulted in multiple injection episodes per day and multiple injections per injection episode, and prompted officials from Indiana and the Centers for Disease Control, working with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, to request that the drug’s manufacturer voluntarily remove the drug from the U.S. market.
A paper with the researchers’ findings, “Reduction of Injection-Related Risk Behaviors After Emergency Implementation of a Syringe-Services Program During an HIV Outbreak,” was recently published in the journal Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.
At the outset of the study, researchers knew what had happened, but not why.
“An outbreak doesn’t just happen in the HIV world,” said Carrie Foote, an associate professor of sociology in the School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI and the co-principal investigator of the study’s qualitative data.
Researchers gathered two kinds of data, quantitative and qualitative, a move they believe enhanced their ability to understand what had happened in Scott County.
Qualitative data was gathered from focus groups and one-on-one interviews with people who were injecting drugs in Scott County. Quantitative data came from answers by clients of the syringe services program to a set of questions asked of each person who took advantage of the program.
“If we just had the quantitative data, we wouldn’t have been able to dive into the unique injection practices around Opana ER, which we believe led to this outbreak of HIV,” said Dr. Joan Duwve, an associate professor and associate dean of public health practice in the Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI and the lead investigator of a quantitative study further exploring the risks of acquiring HIV infection in this population.
Because a single 40-milligram pill costs about $160, drug users formed networks to pool their resources to buy Opana ER, she said. Multiple people would share syringes, or reuse old syringes to draw up the dissolved pill. More water was then added to rinse the pill residue off of the cooker. Reusing the same needles, rinse solution was drawn up and injected or saved to use later.
Without access to sterile syringes, people in the networks frequently shared syringes as they injected multiple times a day. One individual told the researchers he injected 50 times a day. Others described how one syringe was used over and over again until it broke off in someone’s arm.
“It’s no wonder that as soon as someone who had HIV entered into that network, HIV spread rapidly,” Foote said.
“It was incredibly powerful to see how much the syringe exchange program mattered,” Foote said. “They matter in all communities, but it made such a powerful difference in this particular community in terms of reducing the harm that comes from sharing syringes for multiple injections.”
Exploring harm-reduction measures like syringe exchange programs is part of Indiana University’s Responding to the Addictions Crisis Grand Challenge, which brings together IU’s world-class faculty and its business, nonprofit and government partners to create a comprehensive plan to reduce deaths from addiction, ease the burden of addiction on Hoosier communities, and improve health and economic outcomes. As part of IU’s Grand Challenges program, this collaborative, statewide initiative is the nation’s largest and most comprehensive university-led response to the opioid addiction crisis.

The Summer School Of Life Is In Session

by Curt Kovener

School may be out for the summer but education continues throughout the years. Let’s re-visit the collectible quotes of Prof. Ron Atkins— educator, philosopher, and generally inspirational gentleman— and let us be edified on life experiences.
•Every child should have an occasional pat on the back as long as it is applied low enough and hard enough.~Bishop Fulton Sheen
•Bravery is being the only one who knows you’re afraid. ~Franklin P. Jones
•It is always the best policy to tell the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar. ~Jerome K. Jerome
•No drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we’re looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn’t test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed, and love of power. ~P.J. O’Rourke
•Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not. ~Aldous Huxley
•Many men climb to the top of the ladder only to find it’s been leaning against the wrong wall.
•True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable. ~David Gentry
You can always tell a friend; when you’ve made a fool of yourself he doesn’t feel you’ve done a permanent job. ~Laurence J. Peter
•A clear conscience is often a sign of a bad memory.
•It is better to be crazy with the rest of the world than to be wise alone. ~Balthazar Gracian
•We were happily married for eight months. Unfortunately, we were married for four and a half years. ~Nick Faldo
•My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met. ~Rodney Dangerfield
•One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. ~Elbert Hubbard
•You’ve got to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.
•When the missionaries cam to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. The said, “Let us Pray.” We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land. ~Bishop Desmond Tutu
•A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad. ~Bob Edwards
•No woman ever falls in love with a man unless she has a better opinion of him than he deserves. ~Ed Howe
•Nature gave man two ends—one to sit on and one to think with. Ever since then, man’s success or failure has been dependent on the one he used most. ~George Kilpatrick
•Never argue with a fool; people around you might not be able to tell the difference.
•I have offended God and Mankind because my work didn’t reach the quality it should have. ~Leonardo daVinci
If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there’d be a shortage of fishing poles. ~Doug Larson
No man really becomes a fool until he stops asking questions. ~Charles Steinmetz
•Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness. ~Chinese proverb

Legal Notices

LEGAL NOTICE
Vouchers To Be Presented To Scott County Commissioners
Court Claims to be approved July 5, 2018.
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LEGAL NOTICE

NOTICE OF SEPARATE HEARINGS ON PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO LEASE
SCOTT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 1
Notice is hereby given that separate public hearings for each project described below will be held pursuant to Indiana Code 20-47-3-9 before the Board of School Trustees of Scott County School District 1 (the “Board” and the “School Corporation,” respectively) on July 23, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the Administrative Building at 255 Highway 31 South, Austin, Indiana, upon a proposed amendment to Lease (the “Amendment to Lease”), amending a Lease (“Lease”) between the School Corporation and the Scott County 1998 School Building Corporation incorporated under Indiana Code 20-47-3 (the “Building Corporation”). The Amendment to Lease will permit the construction of all or a portion of the following separate projects:
High School Project – The High School Project includes the construction of improvements to the High School building including access controls, secured entrances, lighting upgrades including lighting control systems, HVAC improvements including HVAC control systems, water line/plumbing repair and improvements, parking repairs, roofing, pool repair/remodeling, tennis court resurfacing, gymnasium improvements, technology improvements, and related improvements.
Elementary School Project – The Elementary School Project includes the construction of improvements to the Elementary School building including office upgrades to restrict building access, enclosure of separate buildings to increase security, lighting upgrades including lighting control systems, HVAC improvements including HVAC control systems, water line/plumbing repair and improvements, replacement of the boiler system, parking repairs, roofing, gymnasium improvements, technology improvements and related improvements.
Elementary School Addition Project – The Elementary School Addition Project includes the construction of improvements to the Elementary School building consisting of the addition of new classrooms and an office space, together with all related improvements.
The Amendment to Lease provides for a maximum annual rental with respect to the above projects of not to exceed $800,000 per project for a total of $2,400,000, with annual rentals under the Amendment to Lease payable commencing with tax years 2019 and ending no later than 2036. In any event, the total costs of the projects supported by such lease rentals shall not exceed $8,000,000.
As additional rental, the School Corporation shall maintain insurance on the leased premises under the Lease as required in the Lease, as amended, and shall pay all taxes and assessments against such property, as well as the cost of alterations and repairs. The plans and specifications, including statements of the cost of the projects, as well as a copy of the proposed Amendment to Lease, are available for inspection by the public on all business days during business hours, at the administrative office of the School Corporation, 255 Highway 31 South, Austin, Indiana.
At each hearing for the projects described herein, all persons interested shall have a right to be heard on the necessity for the execution of such Amendment to Lease with respect to such project, and upon whether the lease rental provided for therein to be paid to the Building Corporation is a fair and reasonable rental for the proposed project. Each such hearing may be adjourned to a later date or dates, and following each such hearing, the Board of School Trustees may either authorize the execution of such Amendment to Lease with respect to the project as originally agreed upon or may make modifications thereto as may be agreed upon with the Building Corporation.
EXECUTED this 11th day of June, 2018.
BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES OF
SCOTT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 1
By: Ron Atkins, Secretary
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LEGAL NOTICE
NOTICE OF SEPARATE HEARINGS ON
PROPOSED SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS
Notice is hereby given that the Board of School Trustees of Scott County School District 1 (the “Board” and the “School Corporation”, respectively) will hold separate public hearings in accordance with Indiana Code 2026737, in the Board Room of the Administrative Building at 255 Highway 31 South, Austin, Indiana, at 7:00 p.m., on July 23, 2018 on its proposal to construct, and enter into an amendment to lease for the financing of, each of the following two separate and distinct improvement projects in the School Corporation (each a “Project”), each of which Projects costs in excess of $1,000,000:
High School Project – The High School Project includes the construction of improvements to the High School building including access controls, secured entrances, lighting upgrades including lighting control systems, HVAC improvements including HVAC control systems, water line/plumbing repair and improvements, parking repairs, roofing, pool repair/remodeling, tennis court resurfacing, gymnasium improvements, technology improvements, and related improvements. The estimated cost of the High School Project is not to exceed $3,000,000; provided, the combined cost of the High School Project and Elementary School Project described below shall not exceed $5,000,000.
Elementary School Project – The Elementary School Project includes the construction of improvements to the Elementary School building including office upgrades to restrict building access, enclosure of separate buildings to increase security, lighting upgrades including lighting control systems, HVAC improvements including HVAC control systems, water line/plumbing repair and improvements, replacement of the boiler system, parking repairs, roofing, gymnasium improvements, technology improvements and related improvements. The estimated cost of the Elementary School Project is not to exceed $3,000,000; provided, the combined cost of the Elementary School Project and High School Project described above shall not exceed $5,000,000.
Elementary School Addition Project – The Elementary School Addition Project includes the construction of improvements to the Elementary School building consisting of the addition of new classrooms and an office space, together with all related improvements. The estimated cost of the Elementary School Addition Project is $3,000,000.
At each hearing for a Project, the Board will give explanations of the potential value of the Project to the School Corporation and to the community, including its educational purposes and its estimated costs, tax impact and funding sources, and interested parties may present testimony and questions concerning the proposed Project, including objections to and support for it.
EXECUTED this 11th day of June, 2018.
BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES OF SCOTT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 1
By: Ron Atkins, Secretary

LEGAL NOTICE
State of Indiana
County of Scott
In the Scott Superior Court
Case #72D01-1804-MI-13
In Re Change of Name of Minor: Taylor Nicole Towne
Patricia Ann Towne
Petitioner
NOTICE OF FILING PROOF OF PUBLICATION
1. I have given notice of the Petition for Change of Name of Minor Child, pursuant to Indiana Code 34-28-2-3.
2. Notice was given by three (3) weekly publications in a newspaper of general circulation in the nearest adjacent county because no newspaper is published in the county in which the petition is filed.
3. The first notice was published not more than seven (7) days after the date the Petition to Change Name of Minor Child was filed.
4. The published notice included:
A. The name of petitioner.
B. The name of the minor child whose name is to be changed,
C. The new name desired.
D. The name of the court in which the action is pending and cause number.
E. The date on which the petition was filed.
F. The date, time, and location of the hearing.
G. A statement that any person has the right to appear at the hearing and to file objections.
H. The name of the non-petitioning parent and a statement that his/her whereabout are unknown.
5. I have attached a copy of the published notice herein as Exhibit A.
More than thirty (30) days have passed since the final required publication of notice.
Wherefore, I affirm under the penalties of perjury that the foregoing representations are true to the best of my knowledge and belief.
Patricia Ann Towne
2226 E. Radio Tower Road
Scottsburg, IN 47170
812-752-7217
Dated: May 25, 2018
Missy Applegate
Clerk of Scott
Circuit Court
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LEGAL NOTICE
State of Indiana
County of Scott
In the Scott Superior Court
Case #72D01-1804-MI-14
In Re Change of Name of: Patricia Ann Towne
Petitioner
NOTICE OF FILING PROOF OF PUBLICATION
Petitioner, Patricia Ann Towne, pro se, states as follows:
1. I have given notice my Petition for Change of Name, pursuant to Indiana Code 34-28-2-3(a).
2. I have attached a copy of the published notice herein as Exhibit A.
3. The attached notice has been verified by a disinterested person.
4. More than thiry (30) days have passed since the last required publication of notice.
Wherefore, I respectfully request this Court to consider my Petition for Name Change, and for all other just and proper relief,. I affirm under the penalties of perjury that the foregoing representations are true to the best of my knowledge and belief.
Patricia Ann Towne
2226 E. Radio Tower Road
Scottsburg, IN 47170
Dated: April 26, 2018
Missy Applegate
Clerk of Scott
Circuit Court
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LEGAL NOTICE

STATE OF INDIANA
IN THE SCOTT SUPERIOR COURT
COUNTY OF SCOTT
CAUSE NUMBER: 72D01-1806-AD-000028
IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION
JAMES BRADLEY BARRETT, A MINOR
NOTICE BY PUBLICATION
To: Amerida Deron Barrett
Amerida Deron Barrett is notified that a Petition for Adoption of James Bradley Barrett, a child born to Crystal Dawn White on December 4, 2001, was filed by James Cole in the office of the Clerk of the Scott Superior Court, Courthouse, 1 E. McClain Avenue, Scottsburg, Indiana 47170. The Petition for Adoption alleges that the consent to adoption of James Bradley Barrett is not required because Amerida Deron Barrett has failed to significantly communicate with the child when able to do so for more than the one year preceding the filing of the petition for adoption.
If Amerida Deron Barrett seeks to contest the adoption of the child, he must file a motion to contest the adoption in accordance with IC 31-19-10-1 in the Scott Superior Court not later than 30 days after the last publication of this notice.
If Amerida Deron Barrett does not file a motion to contest the adoption within 30 days after the last publication of this notice, the Scott Superior Court will hear and determine the petition for adoption, and the consent to adoption of James Bradley Barrett will be irrevocably implied, and Amerida Deron Barrett will lose the right to contest either the adoption or the validity of his implied consent to the adoption.
No oral statement made to Amerida Deron Barrett relieves him of his obligations under this notice.
This notice complies with IC 31-19-4.5-3 but does not exhaustively set forth a person’s legal obligations under the Indiana adoption statutes. A person being served with this notice should consult the Indiana adoption statutes.
/s/: Missy Applegate
MISSY APPLEGATE, CLERK
SCOTT SUPERIOR COURT
/s/: Kerry Thompson
KERRY THOMPSON
#840-72
HOUSTON, THOMPSON and LEWIS, PC
49 East Wardell Street
Scottsburg, Indiana 47170
Telephone: (812) 752-5920
Fax: (812) 752-6989
Attorney for Petitioner
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LEGAL NOTICE
STATE OF INDIANA
IN THE SCOTT SUPERIOR COURT
COUNTY OF SCOTT
CAUSE NUMBER: 72D01-1806-AD-000029
IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION
ALLISON CORA NICOLE BARRETT, A MINOR
NOTICE BY PUBLICATION
To: Amerida Deron Barrett
Amerida Deron Barrett is notified that a Petition for Adoption of Allison Cora Nicole Barrett, a child born to Crystal Dawn White on May 17, 2004, was filed by James Cole in the office of the Clerk of the Scott Superior Court, Courthouse, 1 E. McClain Avenue, Scottsburg, Indiana 47170. The Petition for Adoption alleges that the consent to adoption of Allison Cora Nicole Barrett is not required because Amerida Deron Barrett has failed to significantly communicate with the child when able to do so for more than the one year preceding the filing of the petition for adoption.
If Amerida Deron Barrett seeks to contest the adoption of the child, he must file a motion to contest the adoption in accordance with IC 31-19-10-1 in the Scott Superior Court not later than 30 days after the last publication of this notice.
If Amerida Deron Barrett does not file a motion to contest the adoption within 30 days after the last publication of this notice, the Scott Superior Court will hear and determine the petition for adoption, and the consent to adoption of Allison Cora Nicole Barrett will be irrevocably implied, and Amerida Deron Barrett will lose the right to contest either the adoption or the validity of his implied consent to the adoption.
No oral statement made to Amerida Deron Barrett relieves him of his obligations under this notice.
This notice complies with IC 31-19-4.5-3 but does not exhaustively set forth a person’s legal obligations under the Indiana adoption statutes. A person being served with this notice should consult the Indiana adoption statutes.
/s/: Missy Applegate
MISSY APPLEGATE, CLERK
SCOTT SUPERIOR COURT
/s/: Kerry Thompson
KERRY THOMPSON
#840-72
HOUSTON, THOMPSON and LEWIS, PC
49 East Wardell Street
Scottsburg, Indiana 47170
Telephone: (812) 752-5920
Fax: (812) 752-6989
Attorney for Petitioner
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Saturday Evening Rain Cools Festival Crowd But Doesn’t Dampen Patriotic Spirit

A late Saturday evening rain slightly dampened the Red, White & Blue Festival crowds but not their patriotic spirit or their hunger for a good time.
“The crowd stayed during the rain and when it stopped people started standing in line for food,” said festival director Sherry Bridges. “The carnival provided rides and the fireworks went off as planned.”
Bridges said good crowds attended the festival each day owing to the number of new events.
The carnival by Steel Horse Midway Attractions got a lot of positive comments from the crown, Bridges said, “They brought a lot of new rides that we hadn’t had before including a 50’ ferris wheel.”
During the opening evening’s events Bella Riley, daughter of John & Mendy Riley was named this year’s Red, White & Blue Festival Princess and Jude Howard, son of Jessica Luedeman was named the Festival Prince.
First runners-up were Conner Hall and Olivia Justice; second runners up were Noah Brown and Gabriela Jamison.
Lifetime local resident, Sgt. John L. Nehrt, a 92-year-old US Army veteran of World War II, was honored by the festival and the National Guard Color Guard during opening ceremonies.
Marion Gill reported there were 105 units participating in Saturday’s annual parade.
Parade winners included: Float, Seymour VFW Post 125; Marching Unit, Crothersville Boy Scout Troop and Cub Scout Pack 522; Commercial Unit, Jackson-Washington Fire Department; Animal Unit, Jackson County Sheriff’s Posse; Best 4-wheeler, Jerry Sawyer’s 2018 Polaris Slingshot; Antique Car or Truck, Shannon Foist’s 1953 Ford F-100; Horse Hitch Team, James & Sandra Caudill Farms; Antique Tractor, 1944 C Allis Chalmers owned by Allen & Chanda Seal.
Antique Tractor Show winners: Toughest Tractor, Oliver 59 shown by Melvin Bishop; Biggest Tractor, Super M shown by Harold Hoevener; Shiniest Tractor, Super M2 shown by Dustin Todd Metz; People’s Choice Award, Farmall Cub shown by Mike Jent.
Baby Contest Winners
Birth to 3 months: Boys: 1st, Ayden Gilbert, son of Isaiah Gilbert of Brownstown; 2nd Thance Owen Rippey, son of Zaber Brooking of Crothersville; Girls: tie Mallory Boicourt daughter of Heather & Nathan Boicourt of Crothersville; Harper Spencer daughter of Todd & Rachelle Spencer of Jeffersonville.
4-6 Months, Boys: 1st, Zayne Silva, son of Feliz & Kayelee Silva of Austin; 2nd Slayder Coomer, son of Shawn Hensley & Brittany Coomer of Scottsburg; Girls, 1st Annabelle Stucker, daughter of Sarah & Tedd Stucker of Seymour; 2nd place tie, Kennedy Bowling, daughter of Justin & April Bowling of Scottsburg and Remi Hazel Riley, daughter of Rinda Barger & Marlow Riley of Scottsburg.
7-12 Months, Boys: Cayden Kelly, son of Mathew & Paityn Kelly of Greenwood; 2nd, Vahl’n Seals-Bevers, son of Krystal Seals & Devin Bevers of Crothersville; Girls: 1st Sophie Howell daughter of Gary & Meghan Howell of Crothersville; 2nd Brinley Ann Hurtt, daughter of Brittany & Chris Hurtt of Austin.
13-24 months, Boys: 1st Sebastian Pike, son of Jerry & Brandi Pike of Scottsburg, 2nd, Solomon White, son of Alexus & Garrett White of Austin; Girls: 1st, Mila Crowl, daughter of Lauren & Cody Crowl of Medora; 2nd, Maci Lance, daughter of Cory & Christin Lance of Crothersville.
25-36 Months, Boys, 1st, Myles Japper Morrison son of Bo & Sarah Morrison of Scottsburg, 2nd Oliver Bowling, son of Rachel & Dustin Bowling of Austin; Girls, 1st, Ansley Williams, daughter of Chance & Kylinda Williams of Seymour, 2nd, Natalie Newman daughter of Shay Sel of Scottsburg.
37-48 Months, Boys: 1st Blaydin Coomer, son of Shawn Hensley & Brittany Coomer of Scottsburg; Girls, 1st, Emryne Bowling, daughter of Casey & Hanna Bowling of Seymour,
Twins: 1st, Haylee & Kaylee Sizemore daughters of David & Savannah Sizemore of Crothersville; 2nd, Mia & Marlie Burbrink, daughters of Matt & Kristi Burbrink of Seymour.
Most Patriotic: 1st Emryne Bowling, daughter of Casey & Hannah Bowling of Seymour, 2nd, Kennedy Bowling, daughter of Justin & April Bowling of Scottsburg.
Little Miss Red, White & Blue, 1st, Caitlyn Joy Morrison, daughter of Bo & Sarah Morrison of Scottsburg; 2nd Samantha Orrill, daughter of Tiffany & David Orrill of Paris Crossing.
Bridges said for advance planners the 44th Red, White & Blue Festival will be June 6-8, 2019.
With appreciation~
Corporate financial sponsors of this year’s festival include: The Peoples Bank, Aisin Drivetrain, Aisin Chemical IN, Schneck Medical Center, Rose Acre Farms, Bob Poynter GM, Stewart-Hoagland Funeral Home, Fairway Used Furniture, FPBH Engineering, and Hoffine Tool & Supply.
The festival wants to thank the following individuals and groups for their contribution both large and small to make the festival a success:
Dr. Terry Goodin, Crothersville Community Schools board of trustees, Chris Mains, Mason Boicourt, Town of Crothersvile, John Nehrt & family, Carolyn King & family, Doris Kovener, Marion Gill, Terry Prine, Cami Brumett, Chester Jones, Brady Riley, Linda Myers, Bobby Deal, Denise Maxie, Rick Porter, Crothersville FFA, ACTS, Boy Scott Troop #522, Robert Becker, John Riley, Jenna White, Eddie Arnold, Chad Wilson, Kourtney Settle, the staff at the Crothersville branch of The Peoples Bank, Jason Hillenburg and the Crothersville-Vernon Twp Fire Dept., Steel Horse Midway Attractions, SMX Staffing, 105.3 WMPI, and Zambelli Fireworks.