Boy Scout Golf Classic next week
The 22nd Annual Boy Scout Golf Classic presented by Benchmark Fabricated & Steel is slated for July 27 at the Country Club of Terre Haute.
The morning shotgun start will begin at 7:30 a.m., with lunch on the terrace from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and the afternoon shotgun start at 1 p.m.
Prizes will be awarded for gross and net scores, skill competitions and holes-in-one. Door prizes and sponsorships are still being accepted.
For more information, call Judy Earl at (812) 232-9496 ext. 400.
Mustang Club plans car show
Wabash Valley Mustang Club’s 17th annual Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show will be Sunday in Collett Park at Seventh Street and Maple Avenue
All makes and models are welcome. Awards will be given to the top 25 and dash plaques to the first 100 participants. Registration is 10 a.m. to noon and judging will last until 2 p.m.
Registration fee is $12 the day of show. Proceeds will benefit the March of Dimes, the Council on Domestic Abuse, and Happiness Bag Inc.
For more information, call (812) 240-6393 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marshall City Band to perform
The Marshall City Band, under the direction of Ralph Stewart, will perform a concert Friday at 8 p.m. on the Clark County Courthouse lawn.
Included in the concert are “Them Basses,” “The Universal Judgment,” “Festivo,” “Lassus Trombone,” Theme from “The A Team,” “The Star Wars Saga” featuring “Star Wars (Main Title),” “Cantina Band,” “The Emperor Arrives,” “Augie’s Great Municipal Band,” “Across The Stars” and “Battle of The Heroes.” The concert will continue with “The Lord of the Dance,” “Irish Tune from County Derry,” “Flower Drum Song,” “Hello My Baby,” “Bill Bailey” and close with the playing of “The Star Spangled Banner.”
The First United Methodist Church will be hosting refreshments during the concert. All concerts are free; lawn chairs are encouraged.
Clark Optimists plan fish fry
The Clark County Optimist Club is having its annual fish fry from 4 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, at the Marshall Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5975.
Cost is $8 for adults and $4.50 for children. Meals will include catfish, slaw, baked beans, dessert and a drink.
Celebrate Dance Day at free clinic
World of Dance will be celebrating National Dance Day on July 29 with a dance clinic for anyone ages 5 and older.
The fee is $20 and includes the clinic, bottled water, snack, T-shirt, and admission to a Terre Haute Rex ballgame where the dancers will perform on Aug. 4.
For more information or to request a registration form, email email@example.com or call (812) 251-4909.
Gears & Grapes Fun Ride planned
Clark County Trails Coalition Gears & Grapes Fun Ride is scheduled for Oct. 7.
The ride will begin at Castle Finn Winery at 1288 N. 1200th St., Marshall, Ill. Proceeds from the event will help fund future Clark County Trails Coalition activities. Several routes will be available to choose from — approximately 10, 20 and 45 miles.
Registration will be from 1-1:30 p.m. CDT, with rides starting at 1:30 p.m. No SAG support will be available for this fun bike ride.
Helmets are required, and route maps will be available. Light snacks will be provided after the ride. Door prizes and optional wine tastings also will be available.
For more information call (217) 889-3901 or visit www.clarkcountyparkdistrict.com.
Town to remember Hutson Massacre
The Hutsonville (Ill.) Historical Society will commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the Hutson Massacre at 8 p.m. Aug. 4.
This is the only outdoor pageant in the area and will honor the first family to live in what is now Hutsonville Township in Crawford County. The family was massacred by hostile Indians while the father Isaac Hutson was at Fort LaMotte in 1812.
In 1967 the Hutsonville Historical Society was formed and started a reconstruction of what is now the Hutson Village located 1.5 mile south of Hutsonville on Outer South Rose Street. It consists of a Hutson cabin, museum, country store, barn, weaver’s cottage, a chapel and an inn.
A Hutson family reunion is planned beginning at 3 p.m. Aug. 4 with tours of the village, followed by a catered meal at 5 p.m. Reservations are $13 per person and must be received by July 30, to Cindi Frank, treasurer, 13595 E. 1425th Ave., Robinson, IL 62454.
At 8 p.m. the re-enactment of the Hutson Massacre and the forming of the town will be presented. This has no admission fee but a free will offering will be collected. The public is encouraged to bring lawn chairs. Sodas, funnel cakes and popcorn will be available for purchase. A “sampler” quilt will be given away with tickets being sold until 8 p.m.
For more information, call (618) 563-4531 and leave a message; or (618) 563-4169.
Clark County 4-H fair kicks off
Clark County 4-H’ers are busy finishing up project exhibits for the 2012 4-H Show. The fair kicks off Saturday at the Martinsville Fairgrounds and continues through July 27.
4-H’ers have been working throughout the year on their projects, which will be judged and exhibited for public viewing.
Projects will be on display on from 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday through 11 a.m. Wednesday. The Livestock Auction is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Saturday events include project registration, judging and the Cat and Dog shows. Monday’s events include the Horse Show, Garden Tractor Driving Contest, Rabbit Show and 4-H Family Fun Night. Tuesday’s events include the Swine Show, Foods Show, Sheep Show, Goat Show and Dress Revue, along with the Food Auction. Wednesday’s events include the Poultry Show and the Dairy & Beef Show.
No gate admission is charged.
Edgar County 4-H fair coming up
4-H’ers from across Edgar County will be involved in exhibiting their general and livestock projects at the annual Edgar County 4-H Fair, Friday through Wednesday at the Edgar County 4-H Fairgrounds in Paris.
The livestock will be housed on-grounds and the Exhibit Hall will be open throughout the week. Food will be served all day and into the evening in the multi-purpose building by the 4-H Association and Edgar County HCE.
Highlights of the fair include Sewing and Textiles judging and the Small Pets Show on Friday. The Horse and Pony Show, judging of Aerospace, Photography, Personal Development and Community Involvement projects and the popular Dog Show will fill Saturday’s schedule.
Sunday afternoon will see the arrival of the livestock and judging of the Visual Arts projects. Monday’s activities include Foods judging, the Sheep Show and the Goat Show and Llama Show. The day will conclude with the Foods Auction at 6 p.m. The public will have a chance to purchase the tasty creations of the 4-H’ers.
Swine, beef and poultry will be judged on Tuesday followed by the Master Showmanship Contest in the evening. Wednesday will begin with the Rabbit Show at 8 a.m.
The traditional Livestock Auction will conclude the fair that evening beginning at 6.
For more information and specific times of events call the Edgar County Extension Office at (217) 465-8585 or visit web.extension.illinois.edu/cce.
Ohio Boulevard home built to promote 1948 movie
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TRIED ‘N’ TRUE: A recipe for oyster lovers
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Rock ’n’ Camp: New camp teaches details of forming, running garage band
A handful of friends. Second-hand guitars and amps. A drum kit. A garage. Big dreams.
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Helping Hands: Fill your free time this summer by becoming a volunteer
Summer is upon Terre Haute and with the warm weather and open swimming pools comes an exuberant amount of free time for busy children. Outside sports are one way to fill the time and energy, but what else can families do together to benefit their youth and communities? Volunteer.
Rings of Fire: Amateur astronomer, photographer’s hobby has led him across the world in pursuit of total eclipses of the sun
Some people might think amateur astronomers are the kind of people who enjoy star gazing from the safe confines of their homes or perhaps an observatory, but for Clinton-area resident Spencer Young, being an astronomer is a far cry from safe and easy armchair activity.
Clowning around: Performers have been delivering smiles to faces across Wabash Valley for nearly a quarter of a century
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Timeless Talent: Self-taught artist still creating smiles as 99th birthday approaches
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VIDEO: If These Cars Could Talk: Readers take nostalgic look back at their ‘first loves’
Brilliant sunshine beams down on Danny Weir and his “first love” in that photograph from the summer of ’63.
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Readers reminisce about first cars: ‘I still miss that tank’
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From the Ground Up: Idea takes root as Cayuga family grows a vineyard and winery
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Rockville native remembers ride through Pacers’ last championship season
The star player greeted the rookie with a bold promise.
It revealed the caliber of the team that surrounded Bill “Fig” Newton, a 22-year-old center, fresh out of Louisiana State University. He found himself in training camp with a virtual all-star squad.
St. Ben’s plans Community Festival July 11, 12
St. Benedict Church is planning its 17th annual Community Festival for July 11 and 12 at Ninth and Ohio streets. Activities are scheduled from 5 p.m. to midnight both evenings.
YOUR GREEN VALLEY: Microbeads found in personal care products damaging to waters
For the past six years Julie Manson has been working to get plastics and chemicals out of her home. She also tries to cook as many from-scratch meals as possible with local food from the Terre Haute Farmers Market and a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) she participates in. During a visit to the Farmers Market last year, her daughter, Madeleine, told her mother she wanted to be like the vendors she saw there and sell something. Julie then went to work trying to find a niche for the two of them to enjoy together.
TRIED ‘N’ TRUE: Take your pick: Apple, blueberry, cherry for this cake
We have this every once in a while in church. You can have this for brunch or as a desert. Everyone sure enjoys this cherry cake.
A family musical and true war hero at Crossroads Rep
Crossroads Repertory Theatre at Indiana State University continues its summer season the next two weekends with shows written by people connected to the Department of Theater. “The Untold Story of Little John,” opening Friday, June 27, was written by Rachelle Martin Wilburn with music by Travis Dillon. Both are Indiana State alumni and former students of Arthur Feinsod. Feinsod is a professor in the ISU theater department, artistic director of Crossroads Repertory Theatre and is also the playwright of “Coming to See Aunt Sophie,” the season’s third offering, opening July 2.
TRIED ‘N’ TRUE: Bake, kabob chicken nuggets for a healthy change
I think we all love chicken nuggets. But to fry them is messy and isn’t real good for you.
I like this recipe because you can bake them or make kabobs. Add your veggies. They can be fried if you want.
GRAPE SENSE: The color of summer shines in Provence Rosé
If you could be a super hero, mythical character or fictional leader, who would you choose?
Superman? A Mutant Ninja Turtle? Or maybe Jean ValJean?
I’d be the Pied Piper of Provence, France, and lead you to dry, French Rosé wine.
CHRIS DAVIES: Change your routine to keep exercise fresh
What is the best form of exercise known to man? It is the exercise you will do briskly and consistently over your lifetime to produce health benefits.
Of late the trend has been to package old exercises and brand them for financial gain. No real new exercises or science has come forward, just more creative marketing.
Celebrate love with ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’
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National music acts scheduled for Brazil’s Alabama Street Festival
The 2014 Alabama Street Festival in Brazil will return June 28 with some hot acts for its 12th annual event.
Gaslight Art Colony to present Larkfield Glass exhibit
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Your Green Valley: Farm to School Network and ‘scratch kitchens’
The Downtown Terre Haute Farmers Market has been open for business for the past couple weeks. As the fresh produce continues to roll in, an important question should be considered: Can we grow more local food to better feed the children in the Vigo County School Corp. while supporting local growers?
TRIED ’N’ TRUE: Quick, sweet treat for summer days or nights
This is a good diabetic recipe or for anyone. When Gene is working in the garden sometimes his blood sugar gets too low and he has to get something to eat real fast.
YOUR GREEN VALLEY: Are ‘flushable’ wipes really that flushable?
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Aussie bluesman to bring deep repertoire to Verve
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Projects ‘Going Green’ at Art Totality event
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View Community School of the Arts’ steel sculpture exhibition through June 19
Indiana State University’s Community School of the Arts presents an art exhibition in Turman Art Gallery through June 19.
The exhibition features the work of CSA’s Metal Sculpture for Adults class participants Pam Anshutz, April Badger, John Edwards, Bruce Fiscus, Jo Anne Fiscus, John MacDonald, Shelley MacDonald, Edie Richards and Mike Swagerle.
Tried ‘n’ True: A recipe for when the kids get home from school
I used this recipe when the kids got home from school. They were always hungry.
When I was little we lived next door to a lady we called Grandma Byrd. She was so sweet. Sometimes we would stop at her house when we got off the bus and then walk home. I guess everyone has eaten peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.
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