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Volunteers begin Jubilee Days revamp

Several Hagerstown area residents have stepped up to offer a modified Jubilee Days after a service organization told the town’s council it could no longer continue offering the festival. Within a few days of Hagerstown’s May meeting, Jeremy Jennings posted on social media that he, Hagerstown councilor Fred Dill, Jason Schmittler, Roy Byrd, Darrin Blevins […]

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Jubilee Days in jeopardy? Future’s cloudy

Hagerstown is seeking a new organizer for its annual Jubilee Days festival.   Robin Nugent told town council members at their May 6 meeting that Nettle Creek Lions Club will not sponsor the festival. However, she emphasized the club isn’t folding and will continue to help with spring, fall and Christmas festivals. Before the 2023 festival, […]

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Panthers pull Tigers back to TEC pack

2A top-ranked Hagerstown saw its 16-game win streak snapped on Thursday, May 2, by the Knightstown Panthers. The Tigers twice overcame Panther leads to tie the score, but the Panthers scored two runs in the top of the seventh inning to take a 7-5 lead and the Tigers could not answer. Both teams hit the […]

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Hosts again rule Tiger Booster meet

One of the oldest and most well attended track meets in the state of Indiana took place on Friday, May 3, at the athletics complex at Hagerstown High School. Eleven teams traveled from as far as Indianapolis to take part. The field of participants included teams from Cambridge City Lincoln, Centerville, Northeastern and Hagerstown. In […]

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Seniors, teachers honored

Three high-achieving seniors from several high schools in turn have honored teachers, coaches or organization advisers who have influenced them.  The 39th annual Indiana Student-Teacher Achievement Recognition program recognizes students and teachers for excellence, integrity and commitment.  Centerville, Lincoln and Hagerstown participate in I-STAR, as well as Tri, Connersville, Union County, Franklin County and Rushville.  […]

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Civic engagement pays off

What’s a problem facing your community, and how could a citizen solve it? That was the question posed to area middle-school students to launch the civics bee contest hosted by the Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce on Friday, April 19 at Indiana University East. The event aims to encourage young people to engage in […]

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Top-ranked Tigers win battle of TEC heavyweights

Hagerstown and Winchester Community, two of the best teams in east central Indiana, played an important Tri-Eastern Conference game on Thursday, April 18 on picturesque Falcon Field. Hagerstown entered the game ranked No. 1 in the latest 2A coaches’ poll. Winchester played in the semi-state last season and returned most of their team this season. […]

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Lady Tigers storm county tournament

In the preseason, Hagerstown head softball coach Bruce Charles said that he saw great potential in his team, which had a mix of veteran players and talented freshmen. On Saturday, April 20 in the Wayne County tournament, played at Northeastern, the Tigers lived up to their coach’s preseason expectations. The Tigers run-ruled Northeastern 10-0 in […]