Cheer Campaign in full swing

The Crawfordsville High School and Tri Kappa Sorority Sunshine Society Cheer Campaign is in full swing. This community outreach program raised more than $20,000 a year ago. This year, the community-minded volunteers aim to raise at least $15,000. The program is labor intensive, but simple. Volunteers solicit financial donations from the community. The money is…

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Some of C’ville’s best were Presbyterian Church leaders – this one, too

By Karen Zach Ten families centered in Rice’s Fort near Washington County, PA (near present day Pittsburg) on Short Creek for protection from Native American Indians during uprisings. It was there, young Henry Rice fell in love and married Elizabeth Leffler whose father was with the group. His brother, Daniel married her sister, Anna Margaret…

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Festival of Trees

The Masonic Cornerstone’s “Festival of Trees” is going on now through mid –December and, take it from us, it’s worth the price of admission! On Party Night, there was a steady stream of visitors and so many oohs and aahs you would have thought there was a fireworks show going on! Be sure to get…

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Daily Almanac: Dec. 2, 2021

Sunrise/Sunset RISE: 7:52 a.m. SET: 5:23 p.m. High/Low Temperatures High: 62 °F Low: 45 °F Wacky Holiday Today • National Mutt Day • Play Basketball Day What Happened On This Day • 1982 First artificial heart transplant • 1804 Napoleon is crowned Emperor of France Births On This Day • 1981 Britney Spears American singer-songwriter…

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Be Well Crisis Helpline provides mental health counseling to 25,000 callers

The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration has announced that its Be Well Crisis Helpline has surpassed 25,000 calls, a milestone in its ongoing efforts to provide Hoosiers with free, confidential mental health counseling and resources. The support line is available through Indiana 211 and enables Indiana residents to speak with trained, compassionate counselors 24/7.…

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Better Business Bureau Serving Northern Indiana announces 2021 Torch Award recipients

BBB Serving Northern Indiana is proud to announce the businesses, individual and non-profit organization receiving the 2021 Torch Award, recognizing the honorees for exemplifying the highest of marketplace ethics. All award winners demonstrate a high level of trust among their team members, their customers and their communities.   The 2021 honorees join a select group of…

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Board of Works and Public Safety Meeting

The City of Crawfordsville Indiana Dec. 1, 2021 at 10 a.m. City Building 300 E Pike St Crawfordsville, IN 47933 I. Approval of the minutes from Nov. 24, 2021. II. Approval of the claims for the week of Nov. 29, 2021. III. Old Business IV. New Business A. A request from Mathew Stokes to place…

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