A lifetime of preaching and teaching: Open house planned to celebrate Pastor James Ranard

Published Jul 23, 2012 (CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN) As a small-town boy who enjoyed farming on an Owen County dairy farm in Spencer, James L. Ranard never imagined he would plant his dreams in serving the church. Now he is a semi-retired, 72-year-old minister, bearing the looks of someone half his age, yet still retaining the youthful … Continue reading A lifetime of preaching and teaching: Open house planned to celebrate Pastor James Ranard

‘We Need To Remember’

Jul 23, 2012 Crawfordsville native designed memorial for victims of Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks (CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN) The Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on New York City, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. were unforgettable tragedies that affected the entire nation, but Hoosiers can now reflect on the event in a more tangible manner. Greg Hess, a … Continue reading ‘We Need To Remember’

Indiana Chamber ranks legislators

Jul 6, 2012 (CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN) A Legislative Vote Analysis report, released Thursday by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, ranked state legislators on their voting records for bills that were approved as state laws. The Chamber noted how local legislatures voted on issues involving the economy, education and jobs. The report compared the scores of all … Continue reading Indiana Chamber ranks legislators

New programs offered for girls

Jul 3, 2012 (CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN) Montgomery County is implementing more programs geared toward building the characters of their young women. The Rotary Jail Museum and Tannenbaum Cultural Center is launching a Wonder Girls program to help young women express their inner-selves. Also, the Boys and Girls Club of Montgomery County has organized a SMART (Skills … Continue reading New programs offered for girls

Abatements gain favor with council

Jul 3, 2012 (CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN) Three tax abatement resolutions will move on to the full Crawfordsville City Council next week with favorable recommendations. On Monday, council members met for their monthly committee meetings and approved the continuation of tax abatements for Heritage Products Inc., Closure Systems International and RR Donnelley & Sons. Although none of … Continue reading Abatements gain favor with council

Take safety precautions at lake, pool

Published Jul 3, 2012 (CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN) The onset of summer in Crawfordsville brings in a wave of warm weather, relaxation at local rivers, as well as the dangers of accidental drowning. Local water facilities are filled with safety procedures and equipment to avoid any fatal water incidents. However, death by drowning always seems to be … Continue reading Take safety precautions at lake, pool