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  • Saturday, September 26, 2015 3:06 AM
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  • Wednesday, September 23, 2015 12:10 AM
    The Montgomery County Tea Party will meet at 6:30 PM on Thursday evening, September 24, at the Crawfordsville District Public Library.
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  • Wednesday, September 23, 2015 12:08 AM
    The Paper of Montgomery County is compiling a database of child care facilities and information
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  • Tuesday, September 22, 2015 11:58 PM
    Doctors told David Bowers that he had a pretty low chance of surviving the severe burns he sustained in an on-the-job accident in 1999. Sixteen years later he and his wife wrote a book about hope and staying positive in the face of tragedy. That book is due to be released at a signing on Oct. 1.
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  • Monday, September 21, 2015 11:59 PM
    INDIANAPOLIS —  In a report released by Community College Week, Ivy Tech Community College is ranked first in the nation amongst two-year colleges for the number of associate degrees granted in the 2013-14 school year.
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  • Getting SADD at North
    Monday, September 21, 2015 11:52 PM
    Students and faculty sponsors from six regional high schools gathered at North Montgomery High School on Monday morning to network and generate ideas on how to get the Students Against Destructive Decision Making message out across the region.
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  • Sun shines on solar park
    Monday, September 21, 2015 11:47 PM
    Crawfordsville’s Solar Park officially opened on Monday with the height of the sun at 2 p.m. The Solar Park was hailed as the future of Crawfordsville and the future of the Indiana Municipal Power Agency.
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  • Fish, fun for good cause
    Monday, September 21, 2015 12:04 AM
    Waynetown’s annual fish fry has been bringing the community together and raising funds for the town for the better part of a century. Proceeds from Friday and Saturday of the event go to the Waynetown Merchants Association for town improvements, celebrations and other charitable pursuits. Thursday’s earnings support the annual Freedom Fest.
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  • Saturday, September 05, 2015 12:00 AM

    “If you only fix the things on the surface what might you have in 20 years? What might you have when the shininess of all the new things wears off?” Mayor Todd Barton rhetorically asked the crowd gathered at Crawfordsville’s Stellarbration Friday morning at Marie Canine Plaza.

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  • Friday, September 04, 2015 1:09 AM
    Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health – Crawfordsville and Franciscan Physician Network will celebrate their second annual Community Day, Sept. 12, at the hospital, 1710 Lafayette Rd. in Crawfordsville.

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  • Friday, September 04, 2015 1:08 AM
    Dementia can creep in without those closest to person noticing, at least for a while. Dementia has no cure and has limited research on effective treatments. Franciscan St. Elizabeth Hospital—Crawfordsville held a lunch talk Thursday on how to spot dementia in loved ones.
    The featured speaker at the event was Dr. Christopher Cobbs, M.D., who is a psychiatrist with Franciscan Physician Network and Medical Director of Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health's behavioral health program, including Generations at Crawfordsville.
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  • Friday, September 04, 2015 1:02 AM
    *Editor’s note: This article is the first in a series of glimpses into how the Stellar Communities program has turned out for previous Designees in Division 1. The Paper will continue sharing details and experiences from other cities as Crawfordsville moves forward in the Stellar process.GREENCASTLE – The city of Greencastle shares more than a few similarities with Crawfordsville. Both are under 20,000 population, Greencastle weighing in on the census at 10,362 while Crawfordsville is bigger at 15,988. Greencastle has DePauw University and Crawfordsville Wabash. And, most recently, both have been named Stellar Communities Designees in Division 1.
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  • Monday, March 09, 2015 7:11 PM
    Traffic flow in the city may be improving soon thanks to a new proposed right-turn lane.

    The county commissioners discussed the plan at their meeting Monday before voting to accept it. The plan specifies that the city will donate a portion of land at the southeast corner of the intersection of U.S. Highway 231 and Market Street to the Department of Transportation. INDOT would then construct a right-turn lane onto East Market from northbound 231.
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  • Tuesday, March 03, 2015 4:05 PM
    The Montgomery County Convention Visitors Commission had no troubles approving its first item of new business. When it came time to handle the commission's budget, though, things did not go as smoothly.

    Attorney Dan Taylor explained that because of some misunderstandings, the budget had not yet been approved by the county council. The budget is scheduled to be on the agenda for the next council meeting.

    A lack of a budget was also an issue for Destination Development of Montgomery County. Taylor explained that he had filled out a claim in January, but since there is no budget, "they can't write checks," he said.

    The commission also welcomed a new board member, but he is anything but new.
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  • Monday, February 23, 2015 6:32 PM
    The first six ordinances of 2015 were put on first reading at the shortest county commissioners meeting in several months Monday. The recent hot topic of the project to bring the courthouse into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act was not on the agenda and did not come up during any public comment times.

    Commissioner Terry Hockersmith was absent from the meeting because of flu-like symptoms, according to Jennifer Andel, Montgomery County Auditor. Commissioners Phil Bane and Jim Fulwider were present.
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