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Packed house bolsters LHS football hope

Worries about possibly losing the Lincoln Middle/High School football program and the hiring of a new coach has people “coming out of the woodwork” to help. A crowd jammed the LMHS cafeteria on April 10 for a Meet the Coaches meeting. At the same time, the Western Wayne Schools board met and formally approved Jeremy […]

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Centerville, Hagerstown join county’s Stellar Pathways application

Centerville and Hagerstown are joining other Wayne County communities in seeking Indiana’s Stellar Pathways funds.  Neither participated in the county’s Hoosier Enduring Legacy Program.  Forward Wayne County’s Acacia St. John and county Commissioner Jeff Plasterer shared Stellar’s potential benefits during Centerville’s April 9 council meeting. St. John then also appeared before commissioners April 10, requesting […]

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Cemetery restoration largely completed

Two years after extensive damage to the historic Capitol Hill Cemetery, most of the vandalism has been repaired, and the man who’s doing the work plans to return this spring and finish it.  On April 1, 2022, police and two of the volunteers who had spent years working to preserve Cambridge City’s earliest public cemetery […]

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Town supports effort for $8 million

Hagerstown became the first community to sign onto a program that might bring $8 million to Wayne County. Town Council agreed on April 1 to provide a letter of interest for the county’s Stellar Pathways application. It’s a funding program from the Office of Community and Rural Affairs which encourages regional cooperation on projects that […]