Governor Douglas to announce $1.6 million in Grant AwardsFive Communities to Receive Funds for Housing, Economic Development ProjectsWHO: Governor Jim DouglasWHAT: Press ConferenceWHY: To announce $1.6 million in community development grants to 5 municipalitiesWHERE: 85 Kate Street, off Lily Pond Road within Maple Ridge Mobile Home Park, LyndonvilleWHEN: Tuesday, December 16th 12:30 p.m.LYNDONVILLE, Vt. – Helping Vermonters in affordable housing in Vermont stay in their homes and make them more energy efficient will be the goal as Governor Jim Douglas on Tuesday will announce the award of $1.6 million in community development grants to five communities.The following communities will be receiving grants:Town of LyndonTown of West RutlandCity of RutlandTown of KillingtonTown of BenningtonA brief reception with light refreshments will follow at Gilman Housing Trust offices at 48 Elm Street in Lyndonville.NOTE: If weather is considerably inclement a decision will be made before 8:30 a.m. to relocate the full ceremony to Gilman Housing Trust offices.For further information on the event please contact Josh Hanford, VCDP Director at (802) 828-5201.Directions:Ceremony Location – Customer site – 85 Kate Street – Lyndonville· Exit 23 off of I-91; Follow Route 5 into downtown Lyndonville (approximately 1.3 miles);· At the intersection of Route 5/Broad Street ( just past the Depot Coffee Shop) turn right onto Depot Street;· Shortly after, turn left onto High Street; and follow High Street staying to the right (approximately half a mile)· High Street merges onto Hill Street, follow Hill Street until the intersection of Lily Pond Road (approximately 1 mile);· Turn right onto Lily Pond Road and follow for approximately 9/10th a mile;· Turn left onto Kate Street, #85 will be on the left.Reception/ Inclement Location – Gilman Housing Trust, 48 Elm Street, Lyndonville· Follow directions backwards towards the town of Lyndonville· Follow Hill Street directly down to Route 5/Broad Street (approximately 1 mile);· Turn right onto Route 5/Broad Street;· Turn left onto Central Street;· Turn right onto Elm Street;· Parking will be on the street.
2015 Batesville graduate, Bryan Hoeing, made his college baseball debut Friday night as the #6-ranked Louisville Cardinals defeated Alabama State in Clearwater, Florida by a 7-0 score.Bryan picked up the save for the Cardinals throwing three perfect innings of no run, no hit baseball and struck out 2.Photo courtesy of The University of Louisville Athletics.
The Sunman-Dearborn Community School Corporation is pleased to announce Mr. Jake Meiners will be recommended to the School Board to be the new East Central High School Football Coach.Coach Meiners played for East Central High School from 2005-2008 and had many accomplishments’ two-year Team Captain, two-year EIAC Offensive MVP, three-year EIAC All-Conference, Academic All-State and All-State Quarterback. Coach Meiners still holds the school record for highest completion percentage (69%).Coach Meiners has been on the coaching staff for the past five years and has served in several positions including Associate Head Coach, Quarterbacks Coach, Assistant Offensive Coordinator, and Junior Varsity Head Coach. During his time on staff, the team has won five (5) Conference Championships, (4) Sectional Championships, (3) Regional Championships, (2) Semi-State Championships, one (1) State Runner-Up, and one (1) State Championship.According to Dr. Andrew Jackson, Superintendent, “Coach Meiners is an excellent teacher and a dedicated coach. I am pleased to have a Trojan leading this program into the future.”The Sunman-Dearborn Community Schools Board of Trustees will meet on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 7:00 PM in the East Central High School Library to officially approve Coach Meiners as the Head Coach.