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The Warrick County Commissioners held an emergency meeting on Tuesday, March 17, amidst the coronavirus pandemic to declare a state of emergency for the county.

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Deaconess Clinic announced today, Tuesday, March 17, that the system will be reducing office visits, beginning Wednesday, March 18, in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Once upon a time in Warrick County, this was the place to go. A “haven for the menfolk,” if you will. “Where men could be men,” with a spittoon in one corner and an old pool table in another. My father once told me when I was just a little girl that the reason this place got its name was tha…

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One of my favorite winter plants is a holly. I love the contrasting rich green leaves and bright red berries against the grey of winter. The holly family (Ilex spp.) can be incorporated into a landscape in a variety of ways: a tree, a shrub, deciduous or evergreen. You’ll find plants that gr…

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What's your favorite turkey recipe? We asked area third grade students how they would go about preparing the centerpiece of Thanksgiving meals. Some responses are fairly close, others are way off and some are just plain silly. Regardless, they all made us laugh in their own right. We hope yo…

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The Newburgh Museum will open its newest exhibit, “O Holy Night,” to celebrate the Christmas season Friday, Nov. 18 with a special reception open to the public on Sunday, Nov. 20 from 4 to 6 p.m. The special celebration will help usher in the Christmas season with punch and heavenly sweets b…

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Lighthouse Mission General Baptist Church is happy to announce that phase one of the prayer garden is compelte. Everyone is encouraged to come see the beautiful garden. Two more phases are needed to complete the garden.

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While no one can answer with complete certainty whether we’re in for a harsh or mild winter, there is no question that all children need a warm coat in cold weather. Steve Schmitt, owner of Don’s Claytons Fine Drycleaning, is committed to providing a winter coat for every child who needs one.

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It’s finally feeling like fall. If you haven’t already, you need to be working on some of those outside fall garden activities.

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In last week’s issue of The Standard, we incorrectly listed the candidates for Warrick County School Board. The list omitted Tim Mosbey (Ohio township). The list should read as follows:

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Warrick County residents spent more than $200,000 on the election this year.

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Hamilton Pointe Health and Rehabilitation Center will replace the now-closed ITT Technical Institute as a polling location for District 12 in Warrick County during the upcoming elections in November.

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We are only one week away from the election and it is getting down to the wire on deciding who you are going to vote for. Whether you are on the fence or have known since the national convention who you are going to mark on the ballot for the presidential election, there are still candidates…

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Stacy Tevault, Macy Hess, Charlie Gunn, Charlotte Gunn, Talia Hess and Ashleigh Hess pose during the ribbon cutting at Harold Gunn Pavilion Saturday morning. Charlie Gunn is the brother of Harold, the man who never saw a stranger in the city.

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Thanks to record participation and help from several local businesses and organizations, the Chandler 8K raised $2,000 for new playground equipment at the Chandler Town Park.

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The Grow Southwest Indiana Workforce Board has secured the services of the Economic Development Coalition of Southwest Indiana to help provide research and analysis of the State of Indiana’s Economic Growth Regions 7, 8 and 11 to determine impacts of the coal economy on workforce. The coalit…