While some of us are still struggling with our options on the presidential ballot this year, early voter interest is higher in Gibson County than the last presidential election.
More than 25 years ago my father (who, by the way, marks his 76th birthday today) complained to a friend at my hometown county fair: “She’s the oldest of my kids but I don’t have a grandbaby yet. She thinks that newspaper is her baby.”
It’s always there. You just never know when it is going to show up. It seems like you try to fight it off as long as you can, but it’s just too strong to suppress.
North Gibson school trustees this spring looked for just the right way to honor the accomplishments of honor student, Naismith Trophy winner and Miss Basketball Jackie Young.
It was the spring of 1999 when Gibson County Commissioners first turned down Norfolk Southern railroad’s request to close several grade crossings with county roads east of Princeton.
This past Sunday, around 40 people with ties to the Gibson County sports history books were honored in the inaugural class of the Greater Evansville Basketball Hall of Fame.
It was just yesterday, I’m sure, when I partook of my “last supper,” an hour before I headed off to a North Gibson school board meeting on Grandma’s Birthday — known to everyone else as St. Patrick’s Day.
Filling in on the Princeton Fire Territory news beat Monday night, I was surprised when PFT board members said they regularly get calls from people who question why fire trucks are parked at local restaurants and other venues.
I’m not sure a community could be more proud of a notable daughter, but if Jackie Young keeps traveling down the path she’s on, I’m sure we will be.
I wasn’t happy, as a young reporter who had recently purchased a new-to-me home in the 1980s, to learn from President Ronald Reagan that I was considered a member of the working poor class.
Writing a story earlier this week, I noticed a line in a police document. A suspect in a criminal case told police, according to the document, that he ran “because he was scared because of all the happenings in the world.”
The Daily Clarion rounded the corner this summer toward her 170th year as the local news source for the community, and we want to be an even stronger “go-to” resource for our readers.