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Shhh: Listen for the new buses

As a new yellow bus started forward, one of the half-dozen school staff on board hollered out from her seat in the back, “Oh my gosh! We’re moving.” Two days later, a post on the Northeastern Wayne School Corp. website gave the reason: “Listen carefully; they are quiet,” wrote Kelly Plank, the district’s director of […]

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Northeastern dream season ends

The Northeastern Lady Knights traveled to Southwestern High School in Shelbyville on Saturday, Feb. 10, to face the Sheridan Lady Blackhawks for the regional championship. Both teams entered the game with 19 wins looking for number 20, and with it a trip to the semi-state. For Sheridan it was their first time to reach the […]

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Fountain City forms Main Street organization

Fountain City has formed the Fountain City Forward nonprofit Main Street organization. The group is committed to maximizing opportunities for historical preservation, revitalization and beautification as well as technological and safety enhancements, according to a news release. Fountain City Forward is working with the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs to obtain Indiana Main […]

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Northeastern receives $98K for child care

Northeastern Wayne Schools has received $98,000 as part of Indiana’s latest child care grants.  Northeastern’s grant was part of $6.9 million in employer-sponsored child care funding announced Jan. 31 by Indiana Family and Social Services Administration’s Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning. That funding raised the state’s total investment to $25 million.  Northeastern was […]

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Knights advance to regional

In each of the last three seasons, Northeastern entered sectional play as the favorite to win the title only to endure the bitter disappointment of being upset. Beginning last summer, the Lady Knights worked to make sure that history did not repeat itself. When Northeastern took the floor against the Shenandoah Lady Raiders for the […]

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Lady Knight five-peat

The Northeastern Lady Knights won the Wayne County basketball tournament for the fifth consecutive year, dominating the Centerville Lady Bulldogs 69-23. The deep and talented Lady Knights opened the game on an 18-3 run and never allowed Centerville to gain traction. Six different Lady Knights scored in the first half as Northeastern increased their lead […]