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Family hires prominent legal team after inmate’s death

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The family of a 23-year-old Louisville, Kentucky, woman who died Friday while in the custody of the Jackson County Sheriff's Department has hired a...

Seymour firefighter retires after 25 years of service

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Mark Vehslage is quick to share the credit.Whether it's checking the firetrucks and equipment, cleaning the station, fighting fires or responding to a medical...

Girls Inc. members learn valuable lessons through annual lemonade stands

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Nearly 70 girls ages 6 to 12 have received a taste of what it's like to be an entrepreneur.On Fridays throughout the summer at...

Eighth Dancing with the Seymour Stars planned

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Seymour Main Street and the Boys and Girls Club of Seymour have started making preparations for the eighth Dancing with the Seymour Stars on...

FFA members, 4-H’ers learn to address concerns with animals’ welfare

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FFA members and 4-H Junior Leaders from across Jackson County received animal welfare training from two Purdue University professors on Thursday in the FFA...

Seymour schools offering full-time online education

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Seymour Community School Corp. is offering a full-time online education option this year.Kathy Beavers is the lead teacher for Seymour’s OWL Tech program, which...

Photo gallery: Local theaters presenting shows

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A show with 36 actors and another one with five at two different local theaters wrap up this weekend.Jackson County Young Artists’ Theatre’s production...

The Arc partners with business to serve special needs clients

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As soon as the final silver suitcase opened on the screen, 200 tickets began streaming out of the “Deal or No Deal” game.Dakota Davis’...

Kids learn to love alligators during library program

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CROTHERSVILLEKids were up to their elbows in alligators, but rather than run, it was all about fun.Only children think of alligators as cuddly, and...

Column: Feeling the sting of summer

Well, it’s official. I’m an initiated beekeeper. I received my first sting tending to the hive.I knew from the beginning that stings were part...