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Entries for February 2017

QuiltFest is March 31-April 2

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Friday, February 24, 2017
QuiltFest is March 31-April 2
The Ohio County Historical Society and the Sunshine Stitchers announce the annual Rising Sun QuiltFest. The event will be held March 31-April 2 at the Rising Sun History Museum located at 212 S. Walnut Street in Rising Sun. The Rising Sun quilt event originated inside long-time residents Betty Ann and Lloyd Pavy’s former furniture store. After the couple’s retirement, the Ohio County Historical Society continued the tradition by hosting the event. The public is invited to participate in the ...
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Lifeguard Courses at South Dearborn High School

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Friday, February 24, 2017
Lifeguard Courses at South Dearborn High School
South Dearborn High School will offer a blended lifeguarding course in April.  If you are interested, please email aquatics director Shelby Baxter at shelby.baxter@sdcsc.k12.in.us. Also, a recertification course will be offered.  Please email Ms. Baxter for more information.   Lifeguard course details... Class Meeting Dates at South Dearborn High School (in addition to self-paced online training): Saturday, April 8 from 9 am-4 pm Sunday, April 9* from 9 am-4 pm (th...
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Vote for Bascoms, Raise Money for Children's Advocacy Center

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, February 13, 2017
Vote for Bascoms, Raise Money for Children's Advocacy Center
A Mardi Gras ball benefit for the Children's Advocacy Center of Southeast Indiana will be held Saturday, February 25 from 5:30 to 11:30 p.m. at the Lawrenceburg Event Center with live music by The Menus.  In addition, there will be happy hour, dinner plus a silent and live auction.   Included in the event is the Monarchy Competition. Each of the eight counties served by the CAC has their own King and Queen who are competing to become the CAC Royal Couple. The Ohio County candidates ar...
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Genetically Modified Organisms: Facts vs. Fiction

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Genetically Modified Organisms: Facts vs. Fiction
Whether you are a crop or livestock farmer, a vegetable grower, gardener, land owner, input supplier or an agribusiness manager, you have heard and perhaps gotten involved in the debates and conversations about genetically modified crops or the popular version, genetically modified organisms (GMOs).   So much has been said and written on this subject, but the controversies surrounding this topic still remain for such a long time. There are many myths sur-rounding this touchy subject and t...
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