Jim and Janet Gilbrech and their two young children - Jessica Lynn, 6, and James Billy Ray, 5 - don't know where to turn next. They've struggled to make ends meet - or at least to keep them as close as they can - and they're about out of options.
A new bridge joining Crawford and Harrison counties at Milltown took a major step toward becoming a reality last Tuesday, when the Crawford County Board of Commissioners voted 3-0 in favor of a two-lane span just upstream of the current single-lane structure.
Several Indiana counties, including Crawford, are feeling the pinch of financial shortages due to last year's delayed property tax billing and the need to borrow money to pay bills, which then led to interest on money that was borrowed.
Comfort House has moved its main offices to Corydon, but the child advocacy center will keep a satellite office in Milltown, making what it considers the best of situations for those its serves in both counties.
Kim Grizzel, director of the CARES before- and after-school and summer program for Crawford County students in grades kindergarten through eight, said renewal of federal grant dollars, while promising, doesn't appear imminent, but she and other officials remain motivated to keep the program going.
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Automotive and equipment maintenance was at the top of the list at last Tuesday's Georgetown Town Council meeting as two local auto repair businesses made proposals for a contract with the town.
Denny Merritt, owner of Merritt Auto Service and who has had the contract, gave the board a list of services his business offers and gave prices on regular maintenance items, like oil changes, tires and parts.
8-0 with 2 games remaining. They look unstoppable.
Fortified by a defense that held Clarksville to just one score on the night, blessed by blind luck that kept eight fumbles in their possession, and believed in by a coach who expected nothing less than a win, Corydon Central's football team sniffed out another victory.
After the game went back and forth through the whole first half, North Harrison put together a major offensive to hold host Corydon Central to its lowest scoring game of the season in a 47-31 Lady Cats win.
The Crawford County Wolfpack had the visiting Tell City Marksmen on the ropes for much of their game Saturday night, but in the second half two big plays were the catalyst that pushed the veteran Marksmen squad over the top for a 70-65 win.
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