Rylan Simpson crowned 2021 Persimmon Festival Queen

MITCHELL – Rylan Simpson was crowned the 2021 Persimmon Festival Queen Monday night. She will reign over this year’s festival. There were a total of…

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Karston Brim named the 2021 WQRK/Litefm Idol

MITCHELL – There were seven vying for this year’s WQRK Southern Indiana’s Classic Hits & Litefm Persimmon Idol. It was a close competition. Karston Brim is…

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Bench honors Cole Winnefeld at Needmore School

NEEDMORE – Cole Matthew Winnefeld’s smile was infectious and his determination and perseverance were inspirational to his fellow classmates, teachers, friends, neighbors, and family. A…

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Mock disaster drill helps emergency personnel prepare for hazardous materials incidents

MITCHELL – First responders must be prepared for the unexpected, one phrase they live by is – “no call is routine”. Saturday morning at 9:00…

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Bedford Parks Department tributes car show to Bill Tincher

BEDFORD – Bill Tincher was devoted to the Bedford Parks Department and was instrumental in organizing the Bedford Parks Department Car Show. It was determined…

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20 years following the September 11th Terrorist Attacks local veterans and public safety officials reflect on their careers

LAWRENCE CO. – For Americans and people watching around the world, September 11, 2001, is a day that will never be forgotten. The 20th anniversary…

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Bench dedicated to Oolitic School on Camden Moore’s posthumous 11th birthday

OOLITIC – On Wednesday, September 1, 2021, on what would have been Camden Moore’s eleventh birthday, classmates, his teacher Danielle Underwood, and his father were…

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Lawrence County Domestic Violence Court deemed successful program with proven results

LAWRENCE CO. – The mission of the Lawrence County Superior Court I Problem-Solving Court is to end the cycle of domestic violence through timely, focused,…

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Logan Barrett completes Limestone 5K in under 15 minutes Saturday

BEDFORD – Logan Barrett, no stranger to the Limestone 5K, has competed in the local race at least six times. Logan finished this past Saturday’s…

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Jacob Wade finishes his 4-H experience as Grand Champion and will move on to a career in Machining

LAWRENCE CO. – Many do not seek to be in the spotlight, being noticed, or seek after accolades from others. However, for some, their hard…

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