Group plans march in support of expanded background checks for gun purchases public and private

first_imgIndianapolis, In. — Today, We Live Inc., organizers of the Indianapolis Student March For Our Lives last year, announced that they are organizing a march in support of pending legislation requiring background checks on all gun sales. The event will be held on Saturday, March 2 at noon on the west side of the Indiana Statehouse.Private sales, which currently do not require a criminal background check, would require the buyer and seller to complete the transaction through a licensed federal firearms dealer subject to a background check.About We Live, Incorporated:  After losing two loved ones to gun violence in May of 2017, a group of students from Warren Central High School (Indianapolis, IN) decided to start a movement called We LIVE Indy coming out against youth violence. LIVE stands for ‘Linked To Intercept Violence Everywhere’. We LIVE Incorporated is officially led by 6 student board members with the guidance of an adult liaison. Each chapter, school, church, etc., requires its own student and adult leadership which the board oversees.last_img read more

Patriot Volunteer Fire Department official accused of misappropriating cash

first_imgPatriot, In. — After a four-month investigation by the Indiana State Police Organized Crime and Corruption Unit ended with the arrest of Patriot, Indiana man on charges of theft and official misconduct charges related to the theft of money from the Patriot Volunteer Fire Department while he was the fire chief.The Indiana State Police was contacted in October of 2018 to conduct an investigation after an audit by the Indiana State Board of Accounts discovered that funds were missing from the Patriot Volunteer Fire Department in Switzerland County, Indiana.During the course of the investigation, Detective Tim Denby learned that the Patriot Fire Chief Gordon W. Turner, Jr., age 45, Patriot, Indiana allegedly stole in excess of $28,000 from the fire department’s bank accounts and used the money to pay his bills and for other personal gain.  The thefts allegedly took place between 2014 and 2018 when Turner was the fire chief.At the conclusion of the investigation, the investigation was presented to the Switzerland County Prosecutor’s Office.On February 22, 2019, Turner was arrested without incident on four felony charges of Theft and four felony charges of Official Misconduct.Turner was incarcerated at the Switzerland County Jail pending his initial court appearance in the Switzerland County Circuit Court.Arrest photo may be obtained from the Switzerland County Jail.last_img read more

Lady Bulldogs Win Battle Of Ripley County

first_imgThe Batesville Lady Bulldogs defeated Milan 5-0 in Varsity Tennis action.Batesville recorded straight set victories at all five positions.Sophie Brown was a 6-0 and 6-1 winner at No. 1 singles against Maitri Patel. Kate Poltrack defeated Margo Taylor by a score of 6-4 and 6-3 at No. 2, while Jenna Ertel knocked off Lucy Ortt 6-3 an 6-4 at No. 3.The No. 1 doubles team of Corinne Stone and Betsy Harmeyer was an easy 6-1 and 6-1 victor over Megan Beeger and Maddy Schmidt. Maggie Walsman and Lily Esser teamed up to win 6-2 an 6-3 at No. 2.The Junior Varsity posted a 2-1 win over the Lady Indians. Caroline Kellerman and Carly Fitzpatrick each won singles matches.Courtesy of Batesville AD Bryan Helvie.last_img

St. Nicholas plans ‘Walk of Remembrance’

first_imgSunman, In. — St. Nicholas Catholic Church will hold a “Walk of Remembrance” at the 1881 school building on Sunday, May 12 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. As many as six generations have attended classes or graduated and Father Shaun Whittington says there will be photographs and yearbooks in the gymnasium along with donuts and coffee.Phase I of the Heritage Project will occupied by students, teachers and administrators in the fall of 2019.The parish community is grateful to the benefactors who support the Heritage Project’s Education Center. Father Shaun Whittington, Pastor of St. Nicholas, remarks, “It is amazing the heritage we have at this community of faith. The school is an incredible testimony to God’s presence in our lives.”Funds are being raised for Phase 2 of the Heritage Project – a Fellowship Center. This building will support an updated and expanded kitchen and dining area, a new gym, stage, and multipurpose space. The current kitchen and gym accommodate school, parish, and local community events. It, too, is showing its age through its years of service.last_img read more

2019 Decatur County 4-H Project Results

first_imgFASHION REVIEW: Junior – Sew For FunClaire Soendlin (Sewing) – Grand Champion, ChampionLilly Asher (Sew for Fun) – Reserve Champion, Reserve Grand ChampionConsumer ClothingVictoria Stier – (Jr. Consumer Clothing) – ChampionKendall Hostkoetter – (Jr. Consumer Clothing) – Reserve ChampionMadelyn Bohman – (Int. Consumer Clothing) – ChampionElla Kunz – (Int. Consumer Clothing) – Reserve ChampionKalie Fry – (Sr. Consumer Clothing) – Champion, Grand ChampionJessica Williams – (Sr. Consumer Clothing) – Reserve Champion, Reserve Grand ChampionJunior – Fashion ReviewHannah Fuel – (Sewing – Grade 4) – Reserve Grand Champion, SFMadelyn Bedel – (Sewing – Grade 4) – SFCarly Thomas – (Sewing – Grade 7) – Grand Champion, SFAlexis Koch – (Sew for Fun – Senior Coat) – SF Wheat:Grade 6-8Brady Mauer – Blue, Champion, Reserve Grand ChampionBrooklyn Mauer – Blue, Reserve ChampionNick Ploeger – Blue, Champion, Grand Champion Latchhook:Grade 3-5Kendall Hostkoetter – Blue, Reserve ChampionHaylee Schoettmer – Blue, ChampionTaylor Somers – BlueGrade 6-8Makayla Somers – Blue, Champion, Reserve Grand ChampionGrade 9-12Savannah Bower – Blue, Reserve ChampionBrook Somers – Blue, Champion, Grand Champion FLORICULTURE:Grade 5-6Kiley Best – Blue, Champion, Grand Champion, SFCamille Deaton – BlueEmily Rathburn – Blue, Reserve ChampionGrade 7-9Maria Nobbe – Blue, Champion, SFGrade 10-12Bailey Tomson – Blue, Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, SF SMALL ENGINES:Grade 3-5Cletus Rennekamp – Blue, Honor, Champion, Grand Champion, SF Scrapbooking:Grade 3-5Ellie Grote – Blue, ChampionAnna Marie Hackman – BlueKendall Hostkoetter – Blue, Reserve ChampionJenna Meyer – BlueMadelyn S. Bohman – Blue, ChampionGrade 9-12Madelyn C. Bohman – Blue, Honor, Champion, Grand Champion, SFSavannah Bower – BlueGrace Fullenkamp – Blue, HonorJenna Geis – BluePaige Wesseler – Blue, Honor, Reserve Champion, Reserve Grand Champion COLLECTIONSGrade 3-5Joseph Hawkins – BlueJayden Lawrence – Blue, Reserve ChampionHenry Schutte – Blue, ChampionCorrine Volk – BlueGrade 6-8Gabriel Barnes – RedCharlie Kramer – Blue, Champion, Grand ChampionGrade 9-12Madelyn C. Bohman – Blue, Champion, Reserve Grand ChampionChristopher Gauck – Blue, Reserve Champion WILDLIFE:Grade 3-5Gage Harrison – Blue, Champion, SFGrade 6-8Alan Lecher – Blue, Champion, Grand Champion, SFAlexander Tebbe – Blue, Reserve ChampionGrade 9-12Rachel Teague – Blue, Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, SF Lego/Construction Toys:Grade 3-5Gideon Barnes – RedLiam Berkemeier – BlueJoshua Chastain – BlueGrayson Downey – BlueHarper Gunn – BlueMatthew heath – BlueOwen Hermesch – BlueWilliam Jones – BlueMason Kunz – BlueBrayden Murray – BlueOlivia Reisman – BlueScarlett Schoettmer – BlueTaylor Somers – BlueElla Stromberg – Blue, Honor, Champion, Reserve Grand ChampionCorrine Volk – BlueEdward Volk – BlueWyatt Wells – Blue, Reserve ChampionGrade 6-8Tristen Hostetler – RedOwen Eldridge – Blue, Reserve ChampionAshton Stromberg – Blue, Honor, Champion, Grand ChampionAlexander Walden – BlueGrade 9-12Andrew McCrary – RedLogan Soendlin – Red SHOOTING SPORTS EDUCATIONGrade 3-5Jacob Moeller – BlueWyatt Wells – Blue, HonorElijah Wessel – Blue, Champion, SFTyler Williams – Blue, Reserve ChampionGrade 6-8Maria Combs – RedAlexis Dale – RedWyatt Shreve – Blue, Champion, SFGrade 9-12Nicholas Nobbe – Blue, Champion, Grand Champion, SFStephanie Nobbe – Blue, Reserve Champion, Reserve Grand Champion INTERACTIVE DEMONSTRATION/DEMONSTRATONGrade 9-12 Senior IndividualMadison Rathburn – RedGrade 6-8, JuniorGabriel Barnes – Blue, Champion, Jr. Grand Champion, SFGrade 9-12, SeniorJessica Williams – Blue, Champion, Sr. Grand Champion, SF COMPUTERGrade 3-5Tyler Williams – Blue, Champion, Reserve Grand ChampionGrade 9-12Payton Hornberger – Blue, Champion, Grand ChampionJessica Williams – Blue, Reserve Champion Hay:Grade 6-8Elizabeth Fisse – Blue, Champion, Grand ChampionLatham Hersley – BlueZoey Hersley – BlueCharlie Kramer – Blue, Reserve ChampionGrade 9-12Austin Crosby – BlueRyan Crosby – Blue, Reserve ChampionPhilip Fisse – Champion, Reserve Grand ChampionNikayla Wesseler – Blue GEOLOGY:Grade 9-12 Independent Study Advanced TopicAndrew McCrary – Blue, Champion, Grand Champion, SF SPORT FISHING:Grade 3-5Augustus Grote – Blue, Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, SFJoel Kunz – Blue, Reserve ChampionGrade 6-8Charlie Kramer – Blue, Champion, Grand Champion, SF TRACTOR SAFETY EDUCATION:Grade 10-12, Level DTroy Hornberger – Blue, Honor, Champion, Grand Champion, SF VETERINARY SCIENCE:Grade 3-5Brooklyn Ortman – Blue, Reserve ChampionLydia Rennekamp – Blue, Champion, Grand Champion, SFGrade 9-12Savannah Bower – BlueBailey Tomson – Blue, Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, SFOlivia Vanderbur – Blue, Reserve Champion SEW FOR FUN, SEWINGDivision 1Allison Bedel – Blue, ChampionLillian Scudder – Blue, Reserve ChampionDivision 2Lilly Asher – Blue, ChampionAlexis Koch – Blue, Reserve ChampionDivision 3Raygan Harrison, Blue, ChampionDivision 6Clare Spreckelson – Blue, Champion, Reserve Grand ChampionDivision 9Jane Spreckelson – Blue, Champion, Grand Champion Grain-Corn:Grade 3-5Wade Schutte – Red Gift Wrapping:Grade 3-5Addi Bennett – BlueEmerson Gunn – Blue, Reserve ChampionAva Roszelle – Blue, ChampionMadalyn Shireman – Blue, HonorGrade 6-8Emily Coy – Blue, ChampionBridget Nobbe – Blue, Reserve ChampionMary Schwering – BlueGrade 9-12Erin Schwering – Blue,  Champion, Grand Champion, SF Fine Arts:Grade 3-5Lilly Asher – BlueJoshua Chastain – BlueJoseph Hawkins – BlueKendall Hostkoetter – BlueSarah Moeller – BlueAlexandra Nobbe – BlueGrace Nobbe – Blue, Champion, SFKate Schoettmer – BlueWade Schutte – BlueMary Stier – BlueVictoria Stier – BlueDana Thomas – Blue, Reserve ChampionCorrine Volk – BlueGrade 6-8Lydia Balser – BlueCecilia Barber – BlueMiriam Boersma – BlueChristina Fogg – BlueJacob Hawkins – BlueLily Hellmich – BlueAlan Lecher – BlueAlisha Miller – BlueIrene Moore – BlueAlyssa Nobbe – BlueKaylee Smith – Blue, HonorLyric Stille – Blue, Honor, Champion, Grand Champion, SFCarley Thomas – Blue, Reserve ChampionGrade 9-12Chloe Faris – BlueClaire Hamilton – Blue, Honor, Reserve ChampionKenzie Krieger – BlueGrace Martin – BlueHannah Miller – BlueLydia Moore – Blue, HonorMichaela Nobbe – BlueMadison Rathburn – BlueJohn Redelman – Blue, HonorClaire Soendlin – Blue, Honor, Champion, Reserve Grand Champion HOME ENVIRONMENT:Grade 9-12 FurnitureKaitlin Vanderbur – Blue, Honor, Champion, Grand Champion, SFLillian Eldridge – Blue, Honor, Reserve Champion, Reserve Grand Champion GARDEN:Garden Collection3 PlateMacy Kinker – Blue, Champion, Reserve Grand ChampionStephen Kulpinski – Blue, Reserve ChampionEmily Rathburn – Blue4 PlateLandon Kinker – Blue, Reserve Champion5 PlateAshley Grimes – Blue, Champion, Grand Champion, SFHerbBasilJessie Biltz – BlueJoseph Hawkins – BlueEmily Rathburn – Blue, ChampionMadison Rathburn – Blue, Reserve ChampionChivesJack Rathburn – Blue, ChampionLavenderBailey Tomson – Blue, ChampionOreganoBailey Tomson – Blue, ChampionParsleyJessie Biltz – Blue, ChampionRosemaryEmily Rathburn – Blue, Reserve ChampionBailey Tomson – Blue, ChampionThymeMadison Rathburn – Blue, ChampionSingle VegetableBeans, snap, green or waxLandon Kinker – Blue, Reserve ChampionMacy Kinker – Blue, ChampionBroccoliAshley Grimes – Blue, ChampionLandon Kinker – RedCabbage, round, flat or pointed typeLauren Holloway – Blue, ChampionCucumbers, dill picklingDaniel Kulpinski – Blue, ChampionPeppers, chili typeEmily Rathburn – Blue, ChampionPeppers, Banana, long, wax, or Hungarian typeEmily Rathburn – Blue, Reserve ChampionMadison Rathburn – Blue, ChampionPeppers, Jalapeno typeAshley Grimes – Blue, ChampionPotatoAshley Grimes – Blue, ChampionSquash, Straight or gooseneck (summer squash)Macy Kinker – Blue, ChampionMadison Rathburn – Blue, Reserve ChampionSquash, Zucchini or cocozelleAshley Grimes – BlueLandon Kinker – Blue, ChampionJack Rathburn – Blue, Reserve ChampionTomatoes, Small cherry or pearEmily Rathburn – Blue, ChampionMadison Rathburn – Blue, Reserve Champion CRAFTS: All Other Basic Craft:Grade 3-5Allison Bedel – BlueHarmony Lagneau – BlueSimon Nobbe – Blue, Reserve ChampionRachael Wessel – Blue, ChampionGrade 6-8Madelyn S. Bohman – Blue, Champion, Grand Champion, State Fair (SF)Paige Reisman – Blue, HonorClare Spreckelson – BlueEmma Walsman – Blue, Reserve ChampionGrade 9-12Taylor Bohman – BlueConner Bower – BlueEliana Cox – Blue, HonorJohn Redelman – BlueErin Schwering – BlueTony Schwering – Blue, Honor, Reserve ChampionEmerald Simmonds – Blue, Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, SF RECYCLING:Grade 3-5Ava Roszelle – Blue, ChampionGrade 6-8Jacob Hawkins – Blue, Champion, Reserve Grand ChampionGrade 9-12Taylor Bohman – Blue, Champion, Grand Champion ELECTRIC:Division 1Tate Hellmich – Blue, Reserve ChampionWilliam Hunt – BlueDavid Moore – RedAshton Murray – Blue, HonorLydia Rennekamp – BlueRachael Wessel – Blue, Champion, State FairDivision 2Brayden Murray – Blue, Reserve ChampionAlexandra Nobbe – BlueMichael Nobbe – BlueSimon Nobbe – Blue, Champion, State FairCletus Rennekamp – BlueSam Schwering – BlueDivision 3Declan Bruns – Blue, Reserve ChampionCarter Hellmich – BlueLily Hellmich – Blue, HonorGarrett Schwering – BlueElijah Wessel – BlueTyler Williams – Blue, Champion, State FairDivision 4Owen Eldridge – Blue, Reserve ChampionAdvanced ElectricElizabeth Fisse – Blue, Reserve Champion, Reserve Grand ChampionPhilip Fisse – BlueAlli Nobbe – Blue, Champion, Grand Champion, SFAlexandrite Simmonds – BlueJessica Williams – Blue, Honorcenter_img CONSUMER CLOTHINGGrade 3-5Kendall Hostkoetter –  Blue, Champion, SFVictoria Stier – Blue, HonorRachael Wessel – Blue, Reserve ChampionGrade 6-8Lydia Balser – Blue, Reserve ChampionMadelyn S. Bohman – Blue, Champion, SFElla Kunz – Blue, HonorGrade 9-12Kalie Fry – Blue, Champion, Grand Champion, SFJessica Williams – Blue, Reserve Champion, Reserve Grand Champion FORESTRY:Grade 3-5Arden Gunn – BlueJenna Meyer – BlueEdward Volk – BlueGrade 6-8Wyatt Shreve – Blue, Champion, Grand Champion, SFGrade 9-12Allison Boilanger – Red SOIL and WATER SCIENCE:Grade 6-8Clair Schoettmer – Blue, Champion, Grand Champion WELDING:Grade 8William Cathey – Blue, HonorGrade 9Braden Geis – BlueGavin Nobbe – Blue, Honor, Champion, Grand ChampionGrade 10Layne Wesseler – Blue, Honor, Reserve Champion, Reserve Grand ChampionGrade 12Philip Fisse – Blue, Honor, Champion SPORTS;Grade 3-5Liam Berkemeier – BlueVictoria Stier – Blue, Champion, Reserve Grand ChampionElijah Sweeney – Blue, Reserve ChampionElijah Wessel – RedGrade 6-8Reid Messer – Blue, Reserve ChampionMakayla Somers – Blue, ChampionGrade 9-12Connor Messer – Blue, Reserve ChampionKarson Scheidler – Blue, Champion, Grand Champion PHOTOGRAPHY:Grade 3-5, Level 1, B & W PrintsAlaina Bedel – BlueMackenzie Schwering – Blue, ChampionGrade 3-5, Level 1, Color PrintsLilly Asher – BlueGideon Barnes – GreenJessie Biltz – BlueJacob Gearhart – BlueMatthew Heath – BlueKendall Hostkoetter – BlueAlexandra Nobbe – RedKeely Pavan – BluePaul Schoettmer – BlueScarlett Schoettmer – BlueMackenzie Schwering – BlueDanika Shields – Blue, Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, SFKatelyn Wooten – BlueGrade 6-8, Level 2, B & W PrintsAddison Baltus – BlueCassidy Coomer – BlueAva Geis – Blue, Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, SFGrade 6-8, Level 2, Color PrintsElizabeth Baugh – BlueCassidy Coomer – BlueEmma Evans – BlueLaney Faris – RedElizabeth Fisse – BlueKatie Gearhart – BlueDahlia Green – BlueKate Hamilton – Blue, HonorNatalie Israel – RedBrayley Sundal – Blue, ChampionMack Templeton – Blue, Reserve ChampionMadison Warrick – RedGrade 6-8, Level 2, Color Salon PrintMiriam Boersma – Blue, ChampionMadelyn S. Bohman – Blue, Reserve ChampionCaroline Koehne – BlueSamantha Luttel – BlueGrade 6-8, Level 2, B & W Salon PrintAddison Baltus – RedCaroline Koehne – Blue, Reserve ChampionColby Rathburn – Blue, ChampionKaylee Smith – BlueGrade 9-12 – Level 3 – B & W PrintsKate Burkhart – RedAlayna Mayhugh – BlueLogan Soendlin – Blue, Champion, Grand Champion, SFGrade 9-12, Level 3 – Color PrintsJessica Diekhoff – BlueGrace Fullenkamp – BlueNatalie Gearhart – BlueJenna Geis – BlueKayla Kelso – BlueEmma Luttel – BlueMegan Manlief – BlueAlayna Mayhugh – BlueHannah Miller – BlueAllison Nobbe – BlueMadison Shields – BlueMonti Shields – BlueJaydann Simmonds – BlueClaire Soendlin – Blue, Honor, Champion, Grand Champion, SFLogan Soendlin – Blue, HonorKenneth Stier – Blue, HonorRachel Teague – Blue, HonorOlivia Vanderbur – Blue, Honor, Reserve ChampionKiya Warrick – BlueGrade 9-12, Level 3, Color Salon PrintOlivia Bohman – BlueAbbigayl Eldridge – BlueHannah Miller – Blue, HonorAllison Nobbe – BlueAnnaliese Nobbe – Blue, Honor, Champion, Grand Champion, SFClaire Soendlin – Blue, Honor, Reserve Champion, Reserve Grand ChampionLogan Soendlin – Blue, HonorBailey Tomson – Blue, HonorOlivia Vanderbur – BlueAbby Walls – BlueJessica Williams – BlueGrade 9-12, Level 3, B & W Salon PrintOlivia Bohman – Blue, Champion, Grand Champion, SFTaylor Bohman – Blue, Reserve Champion, Reserve Grand ChampionGrace Fullenkamp – BlueEmma Luttel – BlueAllison Nobbe – BlueAnnaliese Nobbe – BlueMadison Rathburn – Blue, HonorTaylor Smith – BlueClaire Soendlin – BlueLogan Soendlin – BlueOlivia Vanderbur – Blue, HonorAbby Walls – RedJessica Williams – Blue Grade 6-8Brady Mauer – Blue, Champion, Reserve Grand ChampionBrooklyn Mauer – Blue, Reserve ChampionGrade 9-12Nick Ploeger – Blue, Reserve ChampionWestin Swango – Blue, Champion, Grand Champion CROPS:Corn (plant):Grade 3-5Addi Bennett – BlueElizabeth Bennett – BlueJack Bennett – BlueMadalynn Brewsaugh – BlueAshton Murray – Blue, Champion, Grand ChampionBrayden Murray – Blue, Reserve ChampionGarrett Schwering – BlueGrade 6-8Caaden Gault – Blue, Reserve ChampionIsaac Geis – Blue, ChampionBrady Mauer – RedBrooklyn Mauer – RedGrade 9-12Braden Geis – Blue, Champion, Reserve Grand ChampionAaron Fogg – BlueKenneth Geis – BlueJaxson Kramer – Blue, Reserve ChampionConnor Messer – BlueAllison Norton – BlueKyle Norton – Blue Grain-Soybeans:Grade 6-8Brady Mauer – Blue, Reserve Champion, Reserve Grand ChampionBrooklyn Mauer – Blue, Champion, Grand Champion SEWING CONSTRUCTION:Grade 3, WearableRachael Wessel – Blue, Reserve Champion, SFGrade 3, Non-WearableJosie Wenning – Blue, HonorGrade 4, Non-WearableMadelyn Bedel – Blue, ChampionHannah Fuel – Blue, Reserve ChampionElizabeth Walden – BlueGrade 6, WearableAllison Flessner – Blue, Champion, SFGrade 7, WearableCarley Thomas – Blue, Champion, Grand Champion, SFGrade 8-12, Wearable, Informal or Casual WearElizabeth Flessner – Blue, Champion, SFGrade 8-12, Wearable, Suit or CoatClaire Soendlin – Blue, Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, SF Soybeans:Grade 3-5Addi Bennett – BlueJack Bennett – BlueMadalynn Brewsaugh – Blue, Champion, Grand ChampionAshton Murray – Blue, Reserve ChampionBrayden Murray – BlueGarrett Schwering – BlueGrade 6-8Isaac Geis – Blue, ChampionBrady Mauer – RedBrooklyn Mauer – RedGrade 9-12Kenneth Geis – BlueJaxson Kramer – RedConnor Messer –  Blue, Champion, Reserve Grand ChampionAllison Norton – BlueKyle Norton – Blue, Reserve Champion Farm Scene:Grade 3-5Logan Bedel – Blue, HonorAshton Murray – Blue, Honor, Champion, Grand ChampionBrayden Murray – Blue, Honor, Reserve Champion, Reserve Grand Champion Educational Exhibit:Daniel Kulpinski – Blue, Champion, State FairStephen Kulpinski – Blue, Champion Soft Dolls & Toys:Grade 3-5Rachael Wessel – Blue, Champion, Grand Champion Fairy Gardens:Grade 3-5Alaina Hostetler – BlueNorah Amberger – BlueChase Christianson – RedKenlee Gault – Blue, HonorAnna Marie Hackman – BlueRaygan Harrison – RedEmma Hostetler – BlueAva Lecher – BlueJenna Meyer – BlueSarah Moeller – BlueTessa Moeller – Blue, Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, SFBrooklyn Ortman – RedKeely Pavan – RedAva Roszelle – Blue, HonorMadalyn Shireman – Blue, Reserve ChampionRylee Slinkard – RedKendall Swinney – RedGrade 6-8Kiley Best – Blue, Champion, Grand Champion, SFMaria Combs – BlueAlexis Dale – BlueLauren Richards – Blue, Reserve ChampionGrade 9-12Kylie Hostetler – BlueKaty Kinker – Blue, Honor, ChampionBailey Tomson –  Blue, Reserve Champion CATS:Conner Bower – Blue, Reserve Grand ChampionSavannah Bower – Blue, Grand ChampionPosterSavannah Bower – Blue, Champion SCIENCE OF ANIMALS & AGRICULTUREGrade 3-5Kennedy Sundal – Blue, Champion, Reserve Grand ChampionGrade 6-8Elizabeth Nobbe – BlueGrade 9-12Eliana Cox – Blue, Champion, Grand Champion WEATHER and CLIMATE SCIENCE:Grade 3-5Mariah Volk – Blue, Reserve ChampionElijah Wessel – BlueTyler Williams – Blue, Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, SFGrade 9-12Jessica Williams – Blue, Champion, Grand Champion, SF AEROSPACEGrade 3-5Elijah Wessel – Blue, Champion, SFGrade 6-8Elizabeth Flessner – Blue, Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, SFGrade 9-12Payton Hornberger – Blue, Honor, Champion, Grand Champion, SF Ceramics:Grade 3-5Hannah Fuel – BlueMary Harmon – BlueAveri Helms – Blue, ChampionAlexandra Nobbe – Blue, Reserve ChampionKatelyn Wooten – BlueGrade 6-8Mason Burkhart – Blue, Champion, Grand ChampionDahlia Green – Blue, HonorKate Hamilton – Blue, HonorLynse Wolterman – Blue, Reserve ChampionGrade 9-12Meghan Blaich – Blue, Reserve ChampionAnna Burkhart – BlueEmily Burkhart – Blue, Champion, Reserve Grand ChampionClaire Hamilton – Blue, Honor WOODWORKING:Grade 3-4Liam Berkemeier – BlueGrayson Downey – BlueGage Harrison – BlueOwen Hermesch – BlueGrace Nobbe – BlueJack Rathburn – Blue, HonorCletus Rennekamp – BlueHenry Schutte – Blue, Champion, SFHenry Spreckelson – Blue, Reserve ChampionGrade 5-6Logan Bedel – BlueNolan Burkhart – Blue, Champion, SFAllison Flessner – BlueWade Schutte – Blue, Reserve ChampionGrade 7-9Elizabeth Fisse – BlueAddie Gauck – Blue, Reserve ChampionJack Hamilton – Blue, Champion, SFDaniel Kulpinski – BlueMichael Kulpinski – BlueAlan Lecher – BlueAlyssa Nobbe – BlueLuke Osting – BlueClare Spreckelson – BlueMichael Stier – BlueGrade 10-12Jordan Balser – BlueKeagan Boughner – BlueKate Burkhart – Blue, Reserve Champion, Reserve Grand ChampionPhilip Fisse – BlueSamuel Haskamp – BlueStephen Kulpinski – BlueMichaela Nobbe – BlueKyle Norton – BlueJane Spreckelson – Blue, Champion, Grand Champion, SFLayne Wesseler – BluePage 16 Models:Grade 3-5George Slaven – Blue, ChampionGrade 6-8Jacob Hawkins – Blue, Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, SFAlexander Tebbe – Blue, Reserve ChampionGrade 9-12Taylor Bohman – Blue, Honor, Champion, Grand Champion, SFKeagan Boughner – Blue, Honor, Reserve Champion Wearable Arts:Grade 9-12Taylor Bohman – Blue, Champion, Grand Champion, SFMorgan Schofield – Blue, Honor, Reserve Champion, Reserve Grand Champion ROBOTICS:Grade 3-5Sam Cathey – Blue, HonorAlexandra Nobbe – Blue, Reserve ChampionSimon Nobbe – Blue, HonorGrade 9-12Logan Soendlin – Blue, Championlast_img read more

Bulldog Harriers Results At Ben Davis Invitational

first_imgSaturday morning, the Batesville Cross Country team traveled to Indianapolis to compete in the 21 team Ben Davis Invitational. The action began at 9:30 am as the top 10 men’s Bulldog XC members stepped up to the line to compete against 21 other teams with many of them 4A/5A schools and ranked in the top 25 of the state. Batesville ran an impressive race as they had 4 boys cross the line in the top 25 to help them secure an incredible finish place of 3rd, just missing out on 2nd by 1 place.  Center Grove was crowned the championship team with an amazingly low score of 30 points.  Ben Davis followed with 104 and Batesville placed 3rd with 105. Zionsville placed 4th with 114 points with Plainfield finishing out the top 5 with 138 points.  Leading the way for the Bulldogs was Adam Moster placing 8th (16:37) followed closely by teammate Ean Loichinger in 9th (16:40).  Joshua Myers came in 19th (17:00) with Benjamin Moster closely behind in 21st (17:05). Daren Smith placed 48th (17:41) and finishing out the top 7 were Dillon Murray 57th (17:55) and Nathan Villani, 71st (18:30). The Varsity Girls were up next and did not disappoint. Again, not running at full strength, many of the girls stepped up their game and helped Batesville secure the 6th spot. Noblesville was crowed the champions with just 35 points beating the rest of the field by almost 100 points.  Fishers came in 2nd at 131 points with Franklin Central and Brownsburg coming in 3rd and 4th both with 147 points. Plainfield grabbed 5th place at 160 points and Batesville following just behind them at 170 points.  Leading the way for the dogs and running a personal best by 1:15 seconds was freshman Ava Hanson placing 8th and racing through at 19:27. Maria Lopez was the 2nd one through for the dogs in 31st (20:39). She was closely followed by teammates Sophie Myers in 34th (20:50) and Trysta Vierling 39th (20:57). Finishing out the top 7 runners for the team was Liz Loichinger in 58th (21:43), Katie Olsen 59th (21:44) and Sarah Ripperger 73rd (22:15). The JV races followed the varsity races.  Leading the Bulldogs for the boys in the JV race was Kasin Hughes and for the girls Kali Wickersham.  Overall for the morning, Batesville had 10 runners racing for a personal best. Besides Ava, the girls also had Maria Lopez, Sophie Myers and Trysta Vierling.  On the Boys side, Benjamin Moster, Daren Smith, Nathan Villani, Charlie Laymon, Will Nuhring and Kasin Hughes all had personal bests for the day. Congratulations to all and for a fairly successful Invitational.  The Dogs only have a few days rest as they will be back competing this Tuesday at Jennings County for their Invitational.  The action begins with the Boys race at 5:30. Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Lisa Gausman.last_img read more

The 20 IN 20: Sweet Spots for your Sweet Tooth

first_imgStatewide—One of the top holidays for giving candy is quickly approaching, Valentine’s Day. Saint Valentine’s Day wouldn’t be complete without chocolates, pies, and sweets of any kind. Visit Indiana’s fourth The 20 IN 20 list features sweet shops, just in time for this holiday. “Our Hoosier shops and businesses are the true heart of the Midwest and they play an important role in the big business of chocolate confectionery,” said Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch. “Nearly $16 billion in chocolate confectionery products and over $11 billion in non-chocolate products are shipped by manufacturers each year across the United States.”Sometimes you just need some sugar in your life! These 20 Sweets and Candy Shops have just what you are looking for. From chocolates and candy canes to pies and gummy bears, this group of Indiana confectioneries will satisfy any sweet tooth! Begin your decade with a true adventure in 2020 by completing at least 20 of our 400 must-see, must-do Indiana experiences! Find out more about The 20 IN 20 here.Many Indiana chocolatiers and candy makers have been around for decades delivering products across the state and for some, around the country.“These family-owned businesses are expanding the footprint of Indiana by gaining national recognition,” said Misty Weisensteiner, director of Indiana Office of Tourism Development. “The accolades are quite impressive and help to put the Hoosier State on the map.”DeBrand Fine Chocolates is based in Fort Wayne and has five retail shops, including one in Indianapolis. The company says it only uses the highest quality ingredients, from imported Belgian, Swiss and other chocolates to fresh local ingredients. DeBrand has been featured in USA Today, Oprah Magazine and Midwest Living.Schimpff’s Confectionery in Jeffersonville is one of the oldest, continuously operated, family-owned candy businesses in the United States. Visit before Valentine’s Day and enjoy a fantastic display of sweet Valentine goodies including Schimpff’s famous Cinnamon Red Hot Hearts. You can also watch them hand dip chocolate treats in the front window. Schimpff’s Confectionery has gained national media attention on The Food Network, The History Channel/”Modern Marvels” and by Paula Deen.last_img read more

Police Blotter 01-31-2020

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Crouch, Mitchell & IAC celebrate 2020 Hoosier Women Artists

first_imgJoni Huber of Batesville(rt) with Lt. Gov. Suzanne CrouchSTATEHOUSE- Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch, Treasurer Kelly Mitchell, and the Indiana Arts Commission hosted a reception on Wednesday to celebrate the 2020 Hoosier Women Artists exhibition at the Statehouse.The Hoosier Women Artists program was established in 2008 to celebrate the importance of the arts in Indiana’s communities and showcase the work of talented female artists throughout the state. The annual exhibition was announced in January, and today’s 46 honorees were selected out of more than 112 entries. The entries were judged by a panel of visual Indiana arts professionals and then selected for display by Crouch and Mitchell.The 46 pieces of artwork will be displayed in the offices of Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch, Treasurer of State Kelly Mitchell, Secretary of State Connie Lawson, Auditor of State Tera Klutz, Chief Justice Loretta Rush and Superintendent of Public Instruction Jennifer McCormick, as well as at the Governor’s Residence in honor of the First Lady.Southeastern Indiana artist that will have their art displayed in the Lt. Governor’s office  :Joni Huber, of Batesville – “Women Bring All Voters Into the World”Rebecca Davies, of Dillsboro- “1953.Four Generations of Voters…everytime”Martha Bladen, of Vevay- “Ladies for Liberty”last_img read more