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School board names former principal interim superintendent

It wasn't unanimous, but the Crawford County School Corp. Board of Trustees approved the hiring of Mike Key as interim superintendent last Thursday evening in a special meeting. ...more >>

Commissioners believe paramedic service will happen

It was during a meeting at some point last summer that the Crawford County Board of Commissioners — with two of its three members in their first year — was asked where things stood in regard to upgrading the county's ambulance service to a paramedic-level certification — something the previous board had worked toward for years. The commissioners said it was a goal of theirs and they would be taking action to move in that direction. In October, the board took what it believes is an important first step....more >>

Election equipment gets needed upgrade

The Crawford County Board of Commissioners at its regular meeting last month voted to upgrade some election equipment prior to the May primary....more >>

Candidates can begin filing for primary election

The 2018 election season is officially here as filing for candidates for the May 8 primary begins today (Wednesday)....more >>

Georgetown approves 2018 salary ordinance

It took three meetings to get the Town of Georgetown's 2017 salary ordinance hammered out, but 2018's only took two meetings. ...more >>

Recent News
Commissioners pleased with direction of highway department
January 03, 2018
In days not long ago, it wasn’t uncommon for a member of a county’s board of commissioners to be referred to as a “road commissioner,” and with good reason. Attend any commissioners’ meeting and it’s almost guaranteed that roads will come up at some point — usually from an audience member wanting to know when theirs will be blacktopped. ...more >>
New director has sights on EMS becoming paramedic service
January 03, 2018
The point of emphasis for the new director of the Crawford County Emergency Medical Services is simple: get the ambulance service to a paramedic-level certification. That was the primary vision that the Crawford County Board of Commissioners outlined to Tim Farris when they interviewed him for the position, and it’s one that he shares. ...more >>
Low-cost spay, neuter aims to fix animal problem
January 03, 2018
Jamie Breeding loves animals. She has five cats, five dogs and several peacocks, rabbits and chickens at her home at Taswell. In fact, one of her dogs, a husky named Teeko, was a stray that she spent six days in nearby Celestine gaining his trust. ...more >>
New-look commissioners pleased with 2017
December 27, 2017
Just days away from completing its first year, the new-look Crawford County Board of Commissioners is pleased with its scorecard of accomplishments. ...more >>
Graduation pathways met with mixed reactions
December 27, 2017
Despite nearly six hours of intense objections from about 60 teachers, parents and school leaders on Dec. 6, Indiana education officials approved a plan for additional high school graduation requirements. ...more >>
CFCC names Lilly Scholar
December 27, 2017
The Community Foundation of Crawford County has announced Crawford County High School senior Hadley Grace Martin as its 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. ...more >>
School board to name interim superintendent
December 27, 2017
With retiring Crawford County Community School Corp. Superintendent Dr. Garry DeRossett’s last day to be Jan. 5, and the board of trustee’s most recent announcement to hire an interim on Jan. 4, Wolfpack Nation won’t have to go a day without a captain at the helm. ...more >>
Georgetown looks at transferring water utility employees
December 27, 2017
At its last meeting for the year, the Georgetown Town Council, on Dec. 18, received some information from its wastewater treatment plant operator regarding the possibility of operation openings due to the expansion of the plant. With the sale of the town’s water utility, those employees will now need new responsibilities — something the council is looking at filling with wastewater expansion jobs. ...more >>
Meeting at CCHS, council adopts salary ordinance
Measure rolls in annual bonus, creates separation based on experience
December 20, 2017
Crawford County High School seniors got a glimpse of how life works beyond the walled garden that is school last Tuesday afternoon as the Crawford County Council conducted its regular monthly meeting in the school cafeteria. ...more >>
NH senior receives 2018 HCCF Lilly Scholarship
December 20, 2017
Natalie Robertson, a 2018 graduating student at North Harrison High School, received an unexpected Christmas surprise this year when she answered her phone on Dec. 6. The phone call, confirming that Robertson is the Harrison County Community Foundation’s 2018 Harrison County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship recipient, was met with true tears of joy. ...more >>
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