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Lincoln selects a new football coach

Lincoln High School’s new varsity football coach is a familiar face to the Golden Eagles. Western Wayne Schools’ board hired Jeremy Bane as head football coach on Feb. 14. Bane, a special-education teacher at Lincoln, is LHS’ varsity wrestling head coach. Superintendent Andy Stover told the board that Bane “has been doing an incredible job […]

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Cambridge City council discusses water rates, RV parking

Water service improvements, whether to allow RV camping at Creitz Park and which businesses can qualify for exterior renovation grants were some topics discussed at Cambridge City’s Feb. 12 council meeting.  Water rate study Wessler Engineering’s Anne Hays received council’s approval to pursue funds for and develop a preliminary engineering report for Gateway Industrial Park’s […]

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Official gets state call

When Northeastern wrestler Heather Crull arrives at the Ford Center in Evansville for the state wrestling meet this weekend she will see a familiar face. Cambridge City resident Jerry Ingalls got the call from the IHSAA he has been hoping to receive. Ingalls has been selected to be an official at the Indiana High School […]

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Jefferson Township food pantry growing

Nearly 1,800 households in western Wayne County received food from the Jefferson Township food pantry in 2023. It is expanding to offer personal care products to people who need them. Located in the township building at 37 E. Main St., Hagerstown, the food pantry is open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays. It serves people from […]

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Donations being collected for fire victims

Several volunteer fire departments collaborated to extinguish a house fire, and donations are now being accepted on the residents’ behalf.   At about 2:20 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, Milton-Washington Township, Dublin and Cambridge City volunteer fire departments were dispatched to a structure fire in the 9000 block of Chapel Road in rural Milton.   The first unit […]

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Western Wayne schools flush with cash

Having been awarded $2.8 million in grant funding during 2023, Western Wayne School Corporation is financially more healthy than it has been for several years, according to Superintendent Andy Stover. Cash balances at the end of 2023 included $954,633 in education, $572,846 in operations, $176,054 in debt service and $1,539,908 in the emergency and rainy […]