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Stories from Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Officials: Funding may not matter (05/23/12)
Although Indiana legislators recently passed a law giving $80 million to state schools with full-day kindergarten, officials say the funding will only help Clay Community Schools break even. According to the Indiana Department of Education's website, Gov. Mitch Daniels signed Enrolled Act 1376 in March, which provides an opportunity for Indiana public and charter school districts to receive $2,400 per student attending full-day kindergarten on the September 2012 count date...
2012 Fair pageant signups underway (05/23/12)
The 2011 Clay County Fair Queen, Emillie Gottsche, and Princess, Taylor Simmons, are inviting all eligible young women to participate in the 2012 Clay County Fair Queen and Princess Pageants. According to both Gottsche and Simmons, the pageants are a "great experience and isn't just about winning a title. It is just about being you and having a great time...
Aselage comes home a champion (05/23/12)
A weekend trip to Los Angeles has made Northview High School soon-to-be senior Matthew Aselage somewhat of a celebrity. Aselage recently flew to Los Angeles to take part in the Channel One News Pop Quiz. He had entered his name into the Pop Quiz Challenge through Channel One -- an online news network geared for teenagers nationwide...
YCC passes two amendments to its constitution (05/23/12)
During the group's last meeting of the school year, the Northview High School Youth for the Community Committee (YCC) passed two amendments to its constitution by unanimous vote. According to YCC President Matthew Aselage, the group's third amendment to its constitution establishes election protocol in an effort to make election cycles run more efficiently...
Jackson Township Elementary Honor Rolls Sixth Grading Period (05/23/12)
Jackson Township Elementary Honor Rolls Sixth Grading Period First-Grade All A's Anthony Barton, Caroline Booe, Emma Childress, Ariella Engle, Lorin Hakman, Renee Jensen, Karsyn Kikta, Dakota Mackey, Halle Miller, Cassidy Milner, Grace Mishler, Zoe Newbold, Kade Pflueger, Ali Price, Madison Riley, Christian Roembke, Devin Sanders, Brian Sebastian, Hank Slater, Hannah Slater, Hayden Slater, Rylie Smith, Olivia Slaughter, Jaylee Timberman, Jacelin Woods...
Van Buren Elementary School Sixth Grading Period Honor Rolls (05/23/12)
First-Grade All A's Ali Britton, Jada Cayton, Karli Davis, Jayden Green, Ryan Lash, Morgan Mershon, Madison Moody, Adria Schlatter, Callie Shepard, Dalton Simmons, Emily Skelton, Spencer Slack, Hannah Smallwood, Kloee Vanatti, Cameron Wallace All A's and B's...
Common nuisance wildlife (05/23/12)
Last week, we discussed some of the basic ways you can control nuisance wildlife. This week, I want to discuss some specific wildlife that we commonly have issues with throughout the year. Chipmunks are a minor nuisance. However, they can gnaw on the lower edges of garage and shed doors and damage a landscape. ...
CCSI hands out awards (05/23/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Conservation Cropping Systems Initiative (CCSI) was among eight recipients of conservation awards Saturday, May 19. The setting was the Indiana Wildlife Federation's (IWF) annual Conservation Awards Banquet at Spring Mill State Park...
Knights open sectional play with win over Pioneers (05/23/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PLAINFIELD -- The Northview Knights persevered on Wednesday evening, rallying from a 3-1 deficit in the fourth inning to claim a 6-4 sectional victory against Mooresville. The Knights advance to Monday's sectional semifinal at 10 a.m. against Terre Haute North, a winner over Plainfield in the opening game on Wednesday...
Knight soars into state finals (05/23/12)
Times Staff Report EVANSVILLE -- Northview sophomore Leeanna Knight missed out on the opportunity to compete in the track and field regional at Evansville last season, but more than made up for it on Tuesday night. Knight soared 16-9 in the long jump to win the event and with it, a berth in the IHSAA State Finals on June 1 to be held at Indiana University. ...
Clay City ends regular season with baseball win (05/23/12)
Times Staff Report CLAY CITY -- The Clay City baseball team wrapped up the regular season by pounding out a 13-5 victory over visiting South Putnam on Tuesday evening. The Eels honored seniors Ben Denker, Kole Smith, Brylan Jones and Zack Boggs and then presented them a victory over the Eagles...
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