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Crothersville Senior Citizens Serving Breakfast Saturday

The Crothersville Senior Citizens will be serving “the best breakfast in Jackson County”, this Saturday, Apr. 28, from 7- 11 a.m. at the Crothersville Senior Center, 114 E. Main Street.
The annual Spring Breakfast fundraiser menu will consist of biscuits and gravy, eggs, sausage, fried potatoes, fresh fruit, coffee cake, orange juice, coffee, tea and milk.
Donations for the breakfast will be accepted to help support the operation of the Crothersville Senior Center. Carry out will be available by calling 812-793-2523

New DNA Law Resulting In Matches To Other Crimes

6 Matches Made From Jackson County Arrests

A new state law that went into effect the first of the year is resulting in suspects for old and unsolved crimes, according to officials with the Indiana State Police.
The law requires DNA samples be taken from all persons arrested for a felony offense. This is an expansion of a previous policy to collect samples only from those convicted of felonies.
DNA samples are collected by each county jail when a person is incarcerated on a felony charge. The samples are sent to the Indiana State Police laboratory in Indianapolis for analysis and entered into the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS).
ISP reports that in the first three months of 2018, their lab was sent 9,375 samples for new arrests and tested an additional 3,330 samples from new convicted offenders.
Of the total 12,705 samples, 244 came back as matches (that are referred to as ‘hits’) to other crimes.
•46 hits attributed to the 3,330 new convicted offender samples collected Jan. 1 to March 31, 2018.
•72 hits attributed to the 9,375 felony arrest samples collected Jan. 1 to March 31.
•126 hits attributed to recently completed unsolved crime scene samples.
According to Jackson County Jail Commander Charlie Murphy, six of the samples that have been sent by Jackson County into CODIS has resulted in ‘hits’ or matches to other unsolved crimes.
“The new law is doing what is was hoped it would do: help us solve crime,” Murphy said. “With this new DNA information officers are able to continue their investigations with greater focus on suspects.”
He declined to identify any of the subjects or crimes related to the new DNA matches saying that they are ongoing investigations.
According to ISP, the first arrestee hit was on January 14, 2018 and matched to an unsolved rape investigation that began in 2016
All county jails are providing arrestee samples and 44 different counties have been involved in hits in the first quarter of 2018, according to state police officials.
CODIS has generated hits between Indiana and 23 other states during the first quarter of 2018.
Maj. Steve Holland, commander of the Indiana State Police Laboratory Division commented, “We are very pleased with the results seen thus far and are confident more and more crimes will be solved with the combination of convicted and arrested persons’ samples being matched in the CODIS program.”
“None of this would have been possible without the new legislation, the cooperation of all the county jail personnel who collect the DNA samples and the diligent efforts of state police laboratory scientists that are processing these samples for input into CODIS,” Holland said.

Traffic Stop Puts Three in Jail On Drug Charges

A traffic stop at Moonglow Road & US 31 on the north side of Scottsburg last Wednesday resulted in three men arrested on a variety of drug charges, according to Indiana State Police Sgt. Jerry Goodin.
Trooper stopped a 1999 Toyota Camry on a traffic infraction and during the investigation ISP K-9 Riggs indicated the presence of controlled substances in the vehicle.
Troopers searched the vehicle finding methamphetamine, marijuana, syringes and drug paraphernalia.
Troopers arrested the driver, Corey Smith, 27, of Austin charging him with dealing in methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, unlawful possession of a syringe, possession of paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, trafficking with an inmate and maintaining a common nuisance.
Two passengers were also arrested during the traffic stop. Brandon L. Bowman, 25, of Salem, and Jesse D. Terry, 24, of Scottsburg were charged with dealing in methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, unlawful possession of a syringe, possession of paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, and visiting a common nuisance.
The trio was incarcerated at the Scott County Jail.

Democrats Plan Fund Raising Dinner

The Jackson County Democrat Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner will be this Friday, April 27, at the Pines Evergreen Room south of Seymour. A social time will begin at 5:30 p.m. follow by dinner at 6:30 p.m.
Indiana House Minority Leader Terry Goodin will be the featured speaker.
Other candidates offering remarks will be Senate District 45 candidate John Perkins, Dist. 69 representative candidate Steve Schoettmer, and 9th district congressional candidates Liz Watson, Dan Canon and Robert Chatlos.
Dinner participants will also be able to meet and greet candidates for Jackson County offices.
Cost of the dinner is $25 per person. For tickets contact Jeanette Hackman at 812-528-2692.

What’s In A Name…

by Curt Kovener

My high school English teacher Corean Lewis tried very hard to teach us the proper use of the language. She was exceptionally patient with me.
For all of the rules of English, of grammar, of spelling she tried to impart on us, I have found from over 40 years in the writing and newspaper business that there are two exceptions for every one of her rules.
Richard Lederer has a Ph.D. in linguistics and has written books on the confusing, crazy and anguish of the English language.
We will first look at the confusing history of some words and phrases that you may only thought you knew.
In what country did Pennsylvania Dutch originate? Germany—where the language is Deutsch.
French fries were invented in Belgium. Frenching describes a method of cutting vegetables into long strips.
Arabic numbers are not Arabic but invented in India.
Turkish baths originated in Rome not Turkey.
Panama hats weren’t originated in Panama but in the South American country of Ecuador.
The English horn is a reed instrument, an alto oboe invented in France.
Welsh rabbit is a meatless dish whose primary ingredient is cheese.
Egg Cream does not contain eggs or cream but is made from milk, chocolate syrup and a spritz of seltzer water.
Sweetbread is not sweet nor a bread; it is a cooked part of calf’s pancreas. Sweetmeat is not a meat but is candied fruit and is sweet.
Despite the name, refried beans are not fried twice. Frijoles refritos actually means well fried not refried.
In dry cleaning, all material is immersed in a liquid solution.
And since we are approaching that seasonal time of the year, the primary cause of hay fever is not hay but pollen.
Perhaps we should end this week’s discussion of our confusing language with a poem (another literary subject of which Mrs. Lewis was quite fond).
“No matter what their name alleges,
Hedgehogs aren’t hogs or hedges
Like kindred quadrupeds with spines
Who aren’t porks and aren’t pines.”