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  • Tuesday, January 23, 2018 5:46 PM
    The Wabash College T-Tones chamber ensemble, a select subset of the Glee Club, will be hosting “Life Could Be a Dream,” a Valentine’s themed dinner and concert at the historic Masonic Lodge in Crawfordsville on Feb. 10 at 6 pm. Tickets include an Italian-style dinner and dessert with options for everyone.
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  • Tuesday, January 23, 2018 4:00 AM
    The Crawfordsville City Building was filled to capacity again as the Windfarms discussion continues at Montgomery County Commissioners meetings. There is great concern among some community members as to how the unheard sound frequency or “decibels” from the wind mills and the affect it can have on people. 
    Commissioner Phil Bane reached out to experts at Purdue University to explain and educate the Commissioners as well as the public as to the affects decibel limits possibly have on health. Bane again expressed the weight this decision is on the Commissioners and reassured the public that they continue to research and take every concern into consideration. 
    “We were presented with an ordinance, regarding lowering the decibel level, the 30 decibels on windfarm issues. I made a motion at that time to table the item until we got some additional input . . . we’ve heard both side of the story and I wanted to go out and get an independent person to comment on this issue”, said Bane. “This ordinance was written in 2009. We did our best to address, what we knew were issues concerning the county infrastructure . . . mainly roads, ditches, that sort of thing. The sound never even entered my mind as we approved the ordinance . . . and that’s ignorance on my part,” said Bane. “It is what it is today. I understand both sides of it. When I tabled this ordinance back a couple months ago, I wanted to deal with logic and facts and not the extreme examples from either side. Thus, I brought [professor] Kieth in to talk to us today,” said Bane.
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  • Tuesday, January 23, 2018 4:00 AM
    To recognize his work to support family caregivers in Indiana during last year’s session, AARP named State Representative Tim Brown (R-Crawfordsville) as a 2017 “Capitol Caregiver,” a bipartisan group of nearly 100 elected officials from more than 30 states. These leaders have advanced policies to support Indiana’s family caregivers, who help their parents, spouses and other loved ones live independently at home and in the community—where they want to be.
    “Older Hoosiers want the opportunity to receive care while still remaining in their homes,” said Sarah Waddle, AARP Indiana state director. “AARP Indiana thanks State Representative Brown for his leadership in passing legislation that will hopefully lead to policies that will give Hoosiers and their families more options for home and community based services.”
    HEA 1493, Long Term Care and Home Health Agencies, requested that the Division of Aging reports to the General Assembly a plan to expand home and community based services for individuals who are aged or have a disability. AARP Indiana has been one of the stakeholders providing input to help more Hoosiers receive the services and supports to remain in their homes and communities.
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  •  C’ville welcomes The Breakfast Co.
    Tuesday, January 23, 2018 4:00 AM
    The Breakfast Co. has been a big hit in town since opening its doors on January 16. With its fun atmosphere, friendly staff and most importantly, delicious food, the eatery has been busy with eager guests. The Breakfast Co. has an extensive menu, offering something for everybody. Founder, Doris Kline Maples, says the response from the community has been phenomenal. “We’ve been accepted and welcomed with open arms by the community. . . I just can’t say enough,” Maples said. Renata Lowery is one of the establishment’s friendly servers, she is quickly getting to know her customers and they enjoy Lowery’s friendly demeanor and welcoming smile. Lowery says, “The people are great. We’re really busy,” she laughs. We also spoke to several patrons who were happy to rave about the food and the service. The Breakfast Co. is located at 1630 Crawfordsville Square Dr. Pictured, Renata Lowery, Gabi Gonzalez and Rogel Cueves.
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  • Tuesday, January 23, 2018 4:00 AM
    On Saturday, the Judson University Choir will be returning to Russellville to present a Christian musical program. The performance begins at 4 p.m. at the Russellville Community Church. The Judson University Choir has enjoyed a long and fruitful ministry, serving as one of the primary "faces" of the university for more than 50 years, playing an especially crucial role in attracting new students to the campus in the early days of Judson College.
    Recently, the Judson University Choir shifted its focus to become a true worship-leading ensemble, whose concerts feature specific narrative arcs, opportunities for congregational participation and the use of a wide variety of instrumental accompaniment.
    Dr. Warren Anderson, a 1986 graduate of Judson,directs the choir for which he served as student business manager in 1985-86. In 2012, he became the Judson University Choir Director and the Director of Judson's Center for worship in the performing arts. There will be a love offering taken during the performance. CD's will also be available to purchase at the program.
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  • Tuesday, January 23, 2018 4:00 AM
    First Grade – All A’s – Willow Abney, Bonnie Anderson, Tyson Kelsey, Parker McCaffry, and Jack Sarver. Regular – Scarlett Anderson, Emma Benge, Ryan Ebert, Sophia Gard, Olivia Hardy, Easton Hutson, Karma Powell, Macie Shaw, and Amelia Woods. 
    Second Grade – All A’s – Ella Barry, Brita Cleek, Braxton Ebert, Gavyn Gleason, Maxwell Myers, Camryn Priebe, Noah Simmons, and Elizabeth Veach. Regular – Reva Douglas, Vivyan Haltom, Ethan Hardy, Jackson Hill, Leonardo Lara, Graisen Million, Arlon Musick, Jersey Owens, and Lucinda Patton. 
    Third Grade – All A’s – Kimber Hill, Natalie Rhoads, Thomas Veach and Lennon Woods. Regular – Lillian Davis, Michael Deaton, Anthony Gibson, Kalee Knox, Samaya Morton, Bryleigh Penter, Layla Shaw, and Isla Stetler.
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  • Monday, January 22, 2018 3:27 PM

    LAFAYETTE – The Lafayette Symphony Orchestra presents their annual Lollipop Concert and Instrument Petting Zoo on Friday, Feb. 9 at the Long Center in Downtown Lafayette. This family event, sponsored by Wabash National, gives kids a fun and imaginative way to learn about the music and instruments of a live orchestra. Tickets are $5 general admission.

    This year’s concert begins at 6 p.m. with the Instrument Petting Zoo, where volunteers are on hand to help children touch and try some of the different types of instruments they will see in the concert. At 7 p.m., the LSO will present a timeless family favorite, Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf, narrated by the Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette’s Julie Baumann.

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  • Monday, January 22, 2018 4:10 AM
    Franciscan Health Crawfordsville will be a local sponsor for the national “Walk with a Doc” program. The series will start Jan. 29 and run through March 5 at Athena Sport and Fitness. Additional sponsors for these walks include Athena Sport and Fitness, The Paper of Montgomery County and the Montgomery County Wellness Coalition.
    “Walk with a Doc” was created by David Sabgir, M.D., a cardiologist with Mount Carmel Clinical Cardiovascular Specialists in Ohio. Dr. Sabgir wanted to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages and to reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle. This program is geared toward improving societal health and well-being. 
    Franciscan Health’s goal with this program is to give the community an opportunity to walk with medical professionals for one hour every Monday afternoon from Jan. 29 through March 5.
    Each walk will start at 4:30 p.m. at Athena Sport and Fitness, 200 E. College St. in Crawfordsville, IN 47933. The walks are open to the public. Participants do not need to be members of Athena Sport and Fitness, but will be asked to sign a participation waiver. Walks will be held on the following dates:
    • Jan. 29: Terry Klein, chief operating officer of Franciscan Health Crawfordsville
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  • Little reader Lucille
    Monday, January 22, 2018 4:00 AM
    Lucille Fishero, age 2, completed the Crawfordsville District Public Library program "1000 Books Before Kindergarten." She is the daughter of Gary and Amanda Fishero. Lucille's favorite book is Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed by Eileen Christelow. Mom said, "Lucille enjoys coming to toddler time with her friend and cousin each week. We enjoy as a family all the great activities and programs. The library is a great place to play on a cold rainy day." 
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  • Monday, January 22, 2018 4:00 AM
    Your pet is a part of the family; what would be more special than painting a memorable portrait of them to cherish forever?
    Whitlock Place is home to a special “Paint Your Pet” art event on Friday, Jan. 26 at their beautiful location at 1719 S. Elm St. in Crawfordsville. In this fun and relaxing paint-and-sip party, participants will paint portraits of their own pets with assistance from a professional artist. Proceeds from “Paint Your Pet” will benefit the Montgomery United Fund (MUFFY).
    Proud pet “parents” of all skill levels can RSVP to Whitlock Place’s Candace Watson at cwatson@enlivant.com by today and include a front-facing photo of their beloved pet. Local artist Stacy Bogan will prepare a canvas for each participant with a sketch of their pet, and at the event, she will guide painters through each step of the painting process, from mixing paint to brush stroke techniques. All art supplies are included, and participants will enjoy fantastic refreshments and wonderful company while they create a memory that will last a lifetime.
    “Paint Your Pet” begins at 6:30 p.m. at Whitlock Place on Friday, Jan. 26. The cost is $40 per person and all proceeds will benefit MUFFY, who helps to fund 16 partner agencies serving children, seniors and families from throughout Montgomery County. Spots are filling up quickly, so sign up today! For more information, contact Candace Watson at Whitlock Place at (765) 364-1880.
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  • Monday, January 22, 2018 4:00 AM
    Ron Keedy
    Waveland
    ** 4-H sign ups are due by January 15. If you miss the sign up date, not to worry, we will work with you. Our Waveland group is called “Brown Lucky Leaf” and you don’t have to live in Brown Township to join with us. Among other activities, we work with the town of Waveland doing community service projects. Our first meeting of 2018 is at the Waveland Firehouse on January 21 and we would love to increase our membership. Other meetings include “Kids Against Hunger” and “Archery” where you can learn to shoot a bow and arrow as a 4H project. Divisions are Mini 4H (free) for grades K thru 2 and regular 4H for grades 3 thru 12. The cost to join 4H is $15. However, if you are unable to pay 4H has scholarships; no one is ever turned away. Join 4H to learn, laugh, make friends and make the best better. For further information, visit our Facebook page: Brown Lucky Leaf 4H Club, Waveland, Indiana 
    ** Jim and Karen (Bazzani) Zach celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on January 13. These two youngsters eloped in the dead of night through a raging snowstorm to trade their vows somewhere in Michigan. I don’t know the rest of the story but they’ve been together a little over 18,263 days and still going strong! That’s the kind of marriage we like to read about!
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  • Crawfordsville Main Street holding annual Membership Meeting tonight
    Monday, January 22, 2018 4:00 AM
    The public is invited to attend Crawfordsville Main Street’s annual meeting Monday, Jan. 22 at 6 p.m., on the second floor of the Carnegie Museum. Social time 5:30 p.m.
    There will be refreshments by Maxine’s on Green, along with a cash bar featuring products from Backstep Brewing Company. 
    After a brief business meeting, special guest J.P. Hall from Ball State University will present “The Strategic Role of Preservation in Community Place-Making.” Hall is Assistant Professor of Historic Preservation at BSU’s College of Architecture and Planning. He also teaches courses pertaining to the economics, planning, law, and advocacy within the field. Prior to joining the faculty, Hall was director of the Eastern Regional Office for Indiana Landmarks, the largest statewide historic preservation organization of its kind in the country. 
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  • Zach Churney talks to Kiwanis about placemaking
    Monday, January 22, 2018 4:00 AM
    Zachary Churney, a graduate of Wabash College and now the Economic and Community Development Liaison for the Metropolitan Board of Realtors (MIBOR) spoke to the Crawfordsville Kiwanis Club on Thursday 1-18-18. Zach talked about “Placemaking.”
    What is placemaking you say? Is it setting the places for dinner on the dining room table? No, it is a tool used in economic development for communities. Placemaking helps communities develop and support planning, design, and arts engagement projects that encourage and create activity, create community identity and a sense of place, improve quality of life and revitalize local economies.
    Overall, proper placemaking would make Crawfordsville a great community to better enjoy by providing social and service opportunities like Kiwanis, developing a better feel to the community through parks and other aesthetics and developing a feeling of community by developing pride in Crawfordsville and all it has to offer.
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  • Monday, January 22, 2018 4:00 AM
    Grade 9 – High Honor Roll: Keegan Abney, Noelle Baer, Emma Balaz, Kevin Barrera Chinchilla, Allyson Barton, Aaliyah Benedict, Emily Bost, Megan Buser, Benjamin Casica-Patton, Nayeli Castro Murillo, Jaden Clark, Jocelyn Clements, Hunter Conrad, Alicia Deck, Samuel Decker, Dayanara Diaz, Marian Esquivel Funes, Frances Fuller, Mary Go, Joshua Hacker, Lauren Hale, Ruben Hernandez Sanchez, Oscar Jacome Huesca, Karina Landa-Hernandez, Hannah McLean, Trey McLemore, Bailey Mittal, Briana Morley, Jack Pendleton, Zoe Pettit, Evelyn Redding, Gwyneth Redding, Kenneth Reed, Eli Reeves, Anneli Salas Olvera, Cristian Salinas Chacon, Nathan Schroeter, Halle Smith, Ariel Spencer, Henry Taylor 
    Grade 9 – Honor Roll: Jaiden Barber, Marjorie Barnes, Cassidy Bell-Wooden, Savannah Bogart, Kiera Brock, Mekenzy Brooks, Kalob Brown, Mary Browning, Joshua Busse, Giselle Calleja, Amanda Callejas, Perla Cardenas Guitron, Leigha Caudill, Ethan Conkright, David Cuevas-Portilla, Donald Dawson, Samuel Doty, Mikyla Dowell, Isaac Espindola, Zachary Fichter, Clinton Fordice, Isabella Fowler, Elijah French, Madison French, Lazaro Gonzalez, Asia Harwood, Christopher Hayes, Justice Hunsberger, Hunter Hutchison, Jesse Johnson-Hall, Kayle Kelso, Annabelle Laskowski, Grace Leonard, Ty Lynas, Jeremy Malott, Andrew Martin, Savanna Mattox, Alexus McCaskill, Samantha McCloud, Ahava McFall, Kaleb Meadows, Leslye Mesino, Megan Nicoson, Hayden Norman, Rance Norman, Jordan Peplow, Karlie Pfledderer, Ashton Powell, Olivia Pruett, Perla Riano-Guerra, Sidney Robbins, Giselle Rojas Jacome, Collin Rusk, Christopher Schloemer, Olivia Surber, Hunter Swank, Sophia Walters
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  • Sunday, January 21, 2018 1:00 PM
    According to the KIDS COUNT® in Indiana 2017 Data Book, the most prevalent mental disorder experienced among adolescents is depression, with 29.3 percent of Indiana students reporting feeling sad or hopeless to the point that they stopped doing some usual activities almost every day for two or more weeks in a row. Youth who experience anxiety or depression are more likely than their peers to engage in risky behaviors such as substance abuse and unprotected sexual activity and to struggle with school or work.
    The Indiana Youth Institute, Bauer Family Resources and United Way of Greater Lafayette are hosting a special training session to help caring adults in the community learn about the impact of anxiety and depression in youth. The workshop is on January 25 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Gymnasium at the Bauer Community Center, 330 Fountain Street in Lafayette.
    Monique Kulkarni, licensed psychologist, at the Wabash Valley Alliance will address what anxiety and depression look like in youth including the symptoms and causes, the impact of childhood anxiety and depression, and how to bridge knowledge with practice to help youth who struggle with anxiety and depression.
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