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The Harmony Society, Indiana’s oldest social club, awarded $10,000 in scholarships to local graduates at its Aug. 3 dinner meeting. The Harmony’s Annual Fashion Show and Brunch provides the funds for this scholarship program. The scholarship program originated in 2015 with $1,000 in scholars…

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On the evening of Tuesday, Aug. 14, 1945, the city of Vincennes and all of the other communities in Knox County (along with the rest of the country) erupted in wild celebration upon news of the unconditional surrender of Japan ending the long and bloody Second World War. President Harry Trum…

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NEW YORK — After a three year halt due to financial problems, work resumed Monday on a Greek Orthodox church being built to replace one destroyed in the attack on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.

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GENERATIONS IS HERE FOR YOU!

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The year 2020 has been a year full of uncertainty and disruption. Some people have been greatly inconvenienced, while others have lost loved ones or livelihoods. On a smaller scale than global events, there have also been local events, such as the major windstorm that occurred in Vincennes i…

GENERATIONS WELCOMES NEW RSVP DIRECTOR: Generations would like to welcome Kim Fourman as the new Knox County RSVP Director. RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) is one of the largest volunteer networks in the nation for people 55 and over. You can use the skills and talents you’ve lea…

In Knox County, summertime has long been the time for fresh peaches from the many commercial orchards that once dotted the county. While the county still has peach orchards, they aren’t as numerous as they were in the early part of the 20th century. One peach producer was the Simpson Orchard…

The main library at 502 N. Seventh St. re-opened to the public on July 6. Visits are limited to appointments only. Our current hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. We are limited to only 10 patrons at a time. You may use a computer, look for books, or use the y…

Donald and Lora Cook will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary on Aug. 21.

“The Autobiography of Mark Twain” is not written in a typical autobiography format. Samuel Clemens wrote his as a collection of memories instead of a chronological account of his life. At times he rambles from one story to the next, cutting off one narrative to begin another, but isn’t that …

One part of the present protest movement that has swept the country is the demand that Confederate monuments be taken down and perhaps the names of military bases named for Confederate generals be changed. Although most local people aren’t even aware of the fact, the city of Vincennes has a …

KNOX COUNTY RED CROSS DISASTER ACTION TEAM (DAT) SERVICE ASSOCIATE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Help your neighbor in their greatest time of need! Every day people are forced from their home due to disasters. Single and multi-family fires account for 90% of disaster responses. Compassionate and commit…

Katelyn Hedge, 16, of Vincennes, is the daughter of Phillip and Amy Hedge. She will be a junior at South Knox Middle High School. She has been active in 4-H for eight years and has held several club titles. Her favorite projects have been rabbits, forestry and farm scene. She is also active …

Bainum First Woman Member of Vincennes School Board

GENERATIONS IS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS: Are you over 45 and looking for a way to serve your community? Generations’ RSVP program offers a variety of volunteer opportunities, including, but not limited to, phoning isolated older adults, card writing, food pantry assistance, and working with th…

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Benny and Carol Hutchinson of Lawrenceville, Illinois, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday.

During the 1950s and 1960s, much to the delight of local children, Uncle John’s Kiddieland, a small amusement park, operated on the city’s northeast side. Locals of a certain age still have fond memories of visiting the park and enjoying the many rides it offered. The park was considered an …

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GENERATIONS IS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS

Life after graduation is always an unknown. But the coronavirus pandemic has added even more uncertainty for the nearly 4 million students expected to receive college degrees in 2019-20, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.

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Dave and Sue Kutter of Vincennes will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday with family. 

Hal D and Freddie Fay Burke of Monroe City will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on June 25, 2020.

Jack and Bonnie Ann (Pyles) Chattin of Bruceville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday.

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One way to reap an abundance of vegetables from even a tiny garden is to keep planting throughout the growing season. Soon, you could be filling in new vegetables where you'll have harvested onions or pulled spent pea or cucumber vines. Later, there'll be space where corn, early beets or car…