Madi Woods Will Finish Crossfit Nationals Sunday

Madi Woods is competing at the 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison Wisconsin. Patty Keaton Parks forwarded photos from Tara Woods to keep us posted on how Madi is doing.  Clinton County Daily News will follow Madi’s progress. Individual Competion ends Sunday. CLICK HERE for CrossFit website and Leader Board…

Ivy Tech Exec Extols Benefit of Dual Credit

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that the senior vice president of work force alignment at the state’s largest post-secondary education institution says completion and availability of dual credit courses for Hoosier high schoolers continue to rise. Chris Lowery says 59,000 high school students right now are taking college courses offered by Ivy Tech alone, double…

Feeding the Birds

Birds in Clinton County seem to be having a good time feeding off the landfill north of the city.  The birds are noticeable particularly from the Southwest side. The west landfill is scheduled to close soon and move to the east side of State Road 39/US 421.

Indiana Schools Ranked in ‘Top Colleges’ List

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that a list of the nation’s best colleges and universities includes six Indiana schools in the top 200. Forbes says the Top Colleges ranking, in its 10th year, is “ROI-centric” and focuses on factors including alumni salary, graduation rate and student satisfaction. The publication ranks 650 colleges. Debt incurred by…

Ole Hickory Days Being Held This Weekend

The following is a schedule of events for this weekend’s Ole Hickory Days celebration in Colfax: Friday, August 4 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. — Vendor Set-Up 4-11 p.m. — Vendors 4-8 p.m. — Library Book and Bale Sale (Old EMS Building) 4-11 p.m. — Semi Truck & Light Show 5-10 p.m. — Bounce Houses…

INDOT Asks Motorists to Prepare for Solar Eclipse

Indiana Department of Transportation officials urge motorists to plan for traffic congestion expected to occur in southern Indiana before and after the total solar eclipse on August 21. Approximately 200 million people live within a day’s drive of the total eclipse path. Many will be on the road to get a closer view. INDOT officials…

Rochester Man Dies in Fulton County Crash

On Friday morning at approximately 1 a.m., officers from the Indiana State Police and the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department responded to a single vehicle crash on State Road 17 near Fulton County Road 200 North, in which a Rochester man died. The preliminary crash investigation by Trooper Todd Trottier revealed that Jackie Shuey II, 45,…

Schedule for Old Settlers Celebration In Delphi Starts August 9th

Carroll County will celebrate its 162nd Old Settlers Festival August 9,10,11,12 in Downtown Delphi. The Old Settlers Celebration features: Carnival Rides and Games, Nightly Entertainment, Food, Business, and Sales Booths, Big Top Tent Events every night, Craft and Arts Fair Town-Wide Garage Sale Wednesday-Saturday. The festival includes “Kids Day” Saturday August 12th with bicycle give-aways,…