• By Carol Schaefer, Historic Newburgh, Inc.
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This will be my last article to write for the Historic Newburgh, Inc. column of the Warrick Standard. I will be transitioning into part-time Director of Development and Helen Zimmerman will become the full-time Executive Director of Historic Newburgh, Inc.

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During Lent, St. John the Baptist Parish parishioners encouraged the community to help them feed the hungry, one of the Corporal Works of Mercy. They are now asking for the community to help close out the year of Mercy by sheltering the homeless.

  • Carol Schaefer, Executive Director, HNI
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Did you know there are 154 Paranormal Societies in Indiana? There are three paranormal societies that list their address in Newburgh and there are six located in Evansville.

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Ghost Walks features stories that are rooted in history. They have been gleaned from old newspaper articles and from family legends. You will see and hear about the spookier side of Historic Newburgh.

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Three Warrick County women were recently elected to serve District 8 of the American Legion Auxiliary. Diane Schenk of Post 44 in Newburgh was elected first vice-president, Brenda Byrley of Post 200 was elected secretary and Theresa Susott of Post 351 in Elberfeld was elected president.

  • Carol Schaefer, Executive Director, HNI
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On Sunday, Oct. 9 after 4:30 p.m., you are encouraged to join the Newburgh Museum as they welcome the reenactment of the 1803 Lewis and Clark expedition along the Ohio River. Thomas Jefferson commissioned the original trip. The voyage originated in Pittsburgh and passed Newburgh on its way t…

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  • Carol Schaefer, Executive Director, HNI
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We did it! Historic Newburgh, Inc. has received the Downtown Enhancement Grant from the Office of Community and Rural Affairs. This $8,000 grant will enable Historic Newburgh, Inc. to spearhead a $20,000 project to upgrade our public parking area, install wayfinding signs along the Rivertown…

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Boonville Mayor Charlie Wyatt delivered a proclamation Friday to the Boonville chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recognizing the 299th anniversary of the framing of the Constitution of the United States of America by the Constitutional Convention and the designation of Sept…

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Help us move the Little Red Brick House in the Town of Newburgh and save it from destruction. Donations are being requested to be used as matching funds to the numerous grant requests that have been submitted to move this building.

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The Lynnville Masonic Lodge 396 F&AM recently presented Lynnville Elementary School with an AED. Pictured are (l to r): Lodge members Rennie Erwin and Don Eilert, Principal Gene Raber and members Jon Barclay and Ray Bunner. The donation was made in memory of Bill and Opal Williams.

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Newburgh has always been a place where the creative juices flow. So it should be no surprise that theatre in Newburgh lives on. In 2012, Newburgh Theatre was resurrected after having been absent for a number of years. 

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The entire year, Indiana has been celebrating its bicentennial. There have been many ways that we have been celebrating this amazing milestone in our state’s history. The Legacy Projects, the official Bicentennial Legacy Events and coming up this weekend, the Bicentennial Torch Relay, have a…

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The Warrick County Agriculture Hall of Fame recently inducted its 2016 members. Presentations were held during the Warrick County fair. The inductees for this year are Charlie Birchler, Bill Wesselman, Melvin Klippel (deceased) and Murl Mosbey (deceased). The Warrick Ag Hall of Fame was star…

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On Aug. 9, eight members of the Capt. Jacob Warrick Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution of Boonville attended the Indiana State Daughters of the American Revolution District Meeting in New Harmony. Pictured are (l to r): Cherie Baxter, member and Indiana State Recording Secretary; …

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  • Carol Schaefer, Executive Director, HNI
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Labor Day is a big deal in Warrick County. Boonville Mayor Charlie Wyatt said “The event is for all workers, both union and non-union.”

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It is this weekend! The 36rd Annual Fiddler Fest returns as one of the Town of Newburgh’s favorite events. The reason is three-fold. First, the event is just a lot of fun. Second, if you are a catfish fiddler fan, you will not find a better meal. Third, the Friends of Newburgh will donate al…

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Tonya Higgs of the Tennyson Lions Club receives the Lions International Presidential Award for Leadership from Lions Past District Governor Glen Georges as her son, Tennyson Lions Vice-President Gary Higgs looks on.

  • Carol Schaefer, Executive Director of Historic Newburgh, Inc.
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Did you know that Newburgh has a Little Free Library? As you drive east on S.R. 662, turn left at our Historic Newburgh Visitors Center and Gift Shop. Drive two blocks east on W. Main Street and there on your left you will see a Little Free Library.

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