Crothersville Town Council Holds July Meeting, Approves to Purchase New Playground Equipment PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 06:57

The Crothersville Town Council President Lenvel Robinson called the town council meeting to order on July 11. All board members were in attendance. Town Attorney Jeff Lorenzo was also in attendance.

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Mom’s story at accident site fails to hold up; son charged with OWI, leaving scene PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 06:55

A man whose mother allegedly lied about his involvement with a one-vehicle accident on July 4 is now charged with leaving the scene of a property damage accident and operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (OWI).

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Sebastian’s owner attacked and robbed; ISP investigating, seeking information PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 26 July 2017 06:54

In the wake of a robbry of a business in Austin on Friday, July 21, officers with the Indiana State Police, Sellersburg post, are seeking information from the public.

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City on a Hill to Host Back to School Clinic July 29 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marcus Amos   
Thursday, 20 July 2017 13:05

 

 

City on a Hill Church in Scottsburg has partnered with coaches, local schools, the Health Department, and local Salons to offer a “Back to School” clinic on July 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The clinic will meet school/state required health entrances like kindergarten physicals, immunizations, dental/vision screens and sport physicals. For the Kindergartener entering school in the fall, this is their one stop shop for all their entrance requirements! Other services will be offered as well, like blood pressure & glucose screenings, general non-urgent medical care, hair cuts, Chiropractic care, food vouchers, a hot meal, and safe children activities.

If anyone is interested in volunteering please register join us on July 29! They need medical and non medical volunteers. Those interested don’t have to be a doctor or a preacher to volunteer- Just a passion to serve Christ and love people. There is a place for everyone to serve. Some of the areas we need volunteers are: traffic control, food servers, advocates, physicians, registered nurses, registration, childcare, face painters, flow coordinators, singers, instrument players, stylists, beauticians, social Workers, and lots more.

The free medical clinic will include:

Sports Physicals

Pre-school and kindergarten physicals

All school required immunizations (Dtap, Polio, MMR, Varicella, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, HPV, Tdap, MCV4, Meningococcal B)

Primary non-urgent medical care exams (cold, flu, allergy symptoms/aches and pains)

Dental and vision screening

Blood pressure and glucose screening

Chiropractic care

Food voucher

Hair cuts

A warm meal for all who attend

Safe childcare activities

Local social services will also be available for questions

They will also be providing music, and much more… They need volunteers who have a heart for Christ. This is a gospel-driven event that we hope to glorify God in serving those in the community with meeting needs and sharing the gospel.. The church is located at 4 South Main Street on the west side of the square in Scottsburg.

If anyone would like to volunteer register online using the link at the bottom of this story. Lets impact our community together!Register to Volunteer: https://cityonahillscottsburg.wufoo.com/forms/july-29-2017-free-medical-clinic-volunteer-form/

 

 

 
Man accused of having mother lie for him now charged with leaving scene, OWI PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Thursday, 20 July 2017 13:03

 

 

A man who allegedly asked his mother toile about his involvement with a one-vehicle accident on July 4 is now charged with leaving the scene of a property damage accident and operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (OWI).

Shawn M. Nichols, 37, allegedly was the driver of a white Ford Explorer which crashed on North Main Street Road south of the Flat Creek Bridge, according to the probable cause affidavit written by Deputy John Hartman.

The deputy said he was dispatched at 9:21 p.m. on the holiday to go investigate the accident. The Explorer had apparently rolled several times, coming to rest in a cornfield after striking and breaking a Duke Energy-owned utility pole.

Initially, the woman at the scene said the vehicle belonged to her son but she had been driving it at the time of the accident.

As the officer and she continued to talk, Deputy Hartman said she admitted Nichols had been driving. She said she was brought to the scene to stay by the vehicle, while her son was driven away.

Nichols was located, the officer said in his affidavit and brought back to the scene. There, he allegedly admitted drinking at a family party before driving. When Nichols took a field sobriety test around 10 p.m., he failed, the officer said. At 10:08 p.m., a portable breathalyzer test was administered. He allegedly failed that too.

Nichols was taken into custody. According to documents, he has three previous convictions for OWI, one in Florida in 2016, one in Scott County in 2010 and one in Washington County in 2009.

The charges originally filed as misdemeanors, Nichols’ legal history allowed the Prosecutor’s Office to file a Notice of Prior Offense, a Level 6 felony, thus increasing the penalties should Nichols be convicted.

His jury trial is scheduled October 2 in Scott Circuit Court. After his bail was reduced from $15,000 by corporate surety bond or $1,500 cash to $10,000/$1,000, a cash bond was filed July 6 for his release.

 

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