Community Concludes ‘Spectacular’ Festival

The past weekend’s 39th Crothersville Red, White & Blue Festival was “Spectacular,” according to festival director Sherry Bridges. “The weather was perfect, we had a record crowd on Thursday evening. Food vendors expressed that sales were up from years past. The carnival bragged on our town. Everything was near perfect,” she said.

“The fireworks were a huge hit,” she said. “Crowds lined up 3 rows deep along the caution tape behind the elementary and the parking lot was full. Folks had laid blankets out and lined up their lawn chairs starting about 9 p.m. Residents from as far away as Bethany Road sent word in that they could see them.”

Zambelli Fireworks told us it was an honor to come to a small town who shows their patriotism and they are looking forward to return next year, Bridges said.

“It was an amazing festival,” Bridges concluded, “The festival committee did a great job this year.”

Contest Winners

Cake and Pie contest: Nancy Nay, Barbara Prine, Nan Clark. Best of Show went to, Nancy Nay and Nan Clark.

Talent Show: Child, 1st Kailtyn Moldero, 2nd Destiney Lawrence, 3rd Bailey Loudermilk

Youth: 1st Alexandra Smith

Adult: 1st Brittany Logston, 2nd Miranda Shadday, 3rd Evan Barrett.

Pet and Bike Parade: Jazlin Gibson, Nolan Brandenburg, Jalen Gibson, Hailey Rusch

“It takes a lot of working hands to put on a successful event,” said Bridges.

The Crothersville Red White & Blue Festival would like to thank our corporate sponsors, Aisin Drivetrain, Aisin Chemical, Cerro Wire, Regal Industries, The Peoples Bank, Bob Poynter GM, Rumpke, Bryan Bowman Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge, Rose Acres Farms, and John Jones Auto Group.

Also, Crothersville Community Schools, Dr. Terry Goodin and Board of Trustees, Town of Crothersville, Zambelli Fireworks and Brady Amusements, Doris Kovener, Brady Riley, Bobby Deal, Rick Porter, Terry and Barb Prine, Sarah Freeman, Jessica Graff, Chad Wilson and Chester Jones.

Also CHS Class of 2016, Zabrina Nicholson and the school yearbook staff, Pamela Guy and Crothersville Elementary PTO, Sarah Cole and Patrick Gerth, Kevin and Melanie Hoevener and family, Chief Richard Hamblin, Chris Mains, Mason Boicourt and Roger Jewell.

Also, Boy Scout Troop 522, Robert Becker of 96.3, Eric Diblasi, Kenna White, Charlie Murphy and the Jackson County Sheriff Department, Crothersville-Vernon Twp. Fire Department, the Crothersville Lions Club, and employees of The Peoples Bank in Crothersville.

Red, White & Blue Festival Royalty

Harper Adams, Zoe Spangler

Harper Adams, Zoe Spangler

Harper Adams and Zoe Spangler were crowned the Red, White & Blue Festival Prince & Princess during the opening day of the 39th festival in Crothersville.

Harper is the son of Mark & Leslie Adams; Zoe is the daughter of Steven Spangler & Josie Dalzell.

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE

The contents of storage Unit 18, formerly rented to Christan Lioyd, at the Crothersville Handie Self Storage on Marshall Drive in Crothersville will be opened and contents disposed of as a result on non-payment of rent on Saturday, June 28, 2014 unless payments are made in full.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

State Of Indiana,

County Of Jackson, SS:

Before The Town Council Of The

Town Of Crothersville, Indiana

Case Date: July 1, 2014 at 5:30 PM

In The Matter of the Application of:

Town of Crothersville, Indiana

and Shirley A. Minton

For The Vacation of Real Estate

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PETITION TO VACATE

The Town Council of the Town of Crothersville, Indiana, will hold a public hearing on July 1, 2014, at 5:30 PM at Town Hall, 111 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, Indiana, on a “Petition To Vacate Real Estate” within the jurisdiction of the Town Council. A copy of the petition is on file and available for review at Town Hall, 111 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, Indiana.

The hearing is open to the public, all adjoining property owners, and any other interested person. Interested persons may appear and offer comments on the petition during the hearing. Any person who chooses to submit written comments or objections may do so at the Clerk-Treasurer’s Office, Town Hall, 111 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, Indiana, before 4:00 p.m. on the day of the hearing.

The names of the Applicants are: Town of Crothersville, Indiana and Shirley A. Minton. The owner of the real estate to be vacated is the Town of Crothersville, Indiana. The Applicants have requested a vacation of the real estate because Shirley A. Minton’s house encroaches on an unplatted alleyway.

The legal description of the real estate affected is as follows: Commencing on the Northwest corner of Lot 19 of Fairview Addition; thence East along the North line of Lot 19 a distance of 150 feet to the Southeast corner of Lot 19; thence North 60 feet to the Southeast corner of Lot 18 of Fairview Addition; thence West along the South line of Lot 18 a distance of 150 feet to the Southwest corner of Lot 18; thence South 60 feet to the Northwest corner of Lot 19, being the true point of beginning, and containing 0.20 acres, more or less. The above-described real estate lies between 308 South Bethany Rd. on the north and 400 Bethany Rd. on the south.

The notice is provided pursuant to Titles 5 and 36 of the Indiana Code.

/s/ Jeffrey J. Lorenzo

Jeffrey J Lorenzo

Town Attorney

Crothersville, Indiana

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Patience: Something We Want In Everyone Else

Curt-lineby Curt Kovener 

In our youth, some of us now nearly old-timers remember the real old-timers talk about how busy the business district of Crothersville used to be. The business district being defined as US 31, pretty much the same in 2014 as it was in 1914.

“It was a busy bustling time back then” the old-timers would tell we now nearly old-timers.

Sidewalks were narrow and crowded, streets were lined with cars and horses and buggies and north-south traffic made for sometimes treacherous travel.

And the busy-ness continued through the early 1960’s when the I-65 bypass allowed north-south motorists to travel quickly to their destination not having to pass through the small communities like Uniontown, Crothersville, Austin, Scottsburg, Henryville.

It also allowed Crothersville residents to quickly get to big city destinations. And we found we liked the shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities of those bigger cities…even if it was to the detriment of our hometown businesses.

Today, that I-65 bypass has been, is getting, and will continue to get for a considerable longer period of time some much needed maintenance. Two-lane traffic is reduced to a single lane which results in lengthy interstate backups. So both north and southbound by-pass drivers detour through those same little communities along US 31 that they either had been avoiding or didn’t know existed.

And local motorists and residents get a taste of what the community must have been like in the pre-bypass days.

And to a person, they don’t like it.

In our microwaved, tweeting & texting, I want it and I want it now instant gratification world, if we have to wait more than 30 seconds to cross US 31 we get impatience. Walking from one side of US 31 to the other is like crossing mid block in Indianapolis (not that any of us would ever admit to such a perilous pedestrian practice.)

It seems we like to think about good ol’ Crothersville back in the day, but don’t want to experience it. And we want everyone else to be patient…but not us.

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