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County employees to receive pay increase

4-percent raise for full-time workers, scheduled increases for CCSD are first in about a decade

Full-time Crawford County employees will get a raise for the first time in almost a decade beginning in January. During a special joint session with the county board of commissioners Thursday night at the judicial complex in English, the Crawford County Council voted 5-1 to give a 4-percent pay increase to all full-time employees, minus the deputies at the Crawford County Sheriff's Department, who instead will see their pay increase annually based on their number of years with the department up to 10 years....more >>

Former HC resident found guilty of murder

Fentress also guilty of attempted murder

Travis Fentress was found guilty Thursday afternoon for the January murder of Ralph Thomas and attempted murder of Thomas' wife, the former Rebecca Rowley, in their home in Palmyra....more >>

Scores down, but expected

Four. That's the number of public schools in Indiana that had more kids pass the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus exam than the year before. With a total of 1,500 public schools in the state, that's some pretty bad results. However, this outcome was expected by some state officials and local educators....more >>

Better watch out: Santa coming to Marengo

It doesn't matter what the weather forecaster is calling for this weekend; there's nothing that can keep Santa Claus from Marengo, especially when there's bicycles to give away....more >>

Cougars prevail late

Deuce, in tennis terms, means a score is tied at 40-all....more >>

Lady Cats chain up Lady Bulldogs

The North Harrison Lady Cats basketball team earned themselves a three-day pass Thursday night when they held off a challenge by visiting New Albany in front of a big crowd for a 51-48 win. The top-ranked 3A Lady Cats were ready to take a little time off after a brutal first part of the season....more >>

Crawford romps over Clarksville

The Crawford County Lady Pack defense demoted the visiting Clarksville Lady Generals down to the rank of private Saturday night, holding Clarksville to single digits in the first half to go on to post a 55-20 win. The shellacking improved the Lady Pack's record to 7-2 for the season as they head toward the middle of the season....more >>
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Barbara Shaw