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April 13, 2014

BMV hours, egg hunt, cemetery cleanup, Walmart grants

BMV branches closed for Good Friday

INDIANAPOLIS — BMV license branches will be closed on Friday in observance of Good Friday, an Indiana state holiday, Commissioner of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles Don Snemis announced last week.

All license branches with Saturday hours will resume regular business hours on Saturday.

Church egg hunt coming on Easter

Refuge Worship Center’s annual Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 4 p.m. with doors opening at 3:30 p.m. April 20 at the Cass County 4-H Fairgrounds. The event is for children ages 6 months to 11 years old. Food and prizes will be provided.

Kewanna cemetery cleanup begins

Spring cleanup of the Kewanna Citizens-IOOF Cemetery has been set for 4:30 p.m. April 23. Volunteers to help would be appreciated. A short annual meeting of the cemetery association will be immediately after the cleanup.

Persons with grave decorations they would like to save should remove them prior to the cleanup. All old, faded decorations will be removed.

All cemetery decorations and containers such as vases must be mounted upon the memorials or memorial foundations. Live plants, flowers, shrubs, trees and decorative rock around memorials and foundations are not permitted.

Donations towards the upkeep of the cemetery, including mowing and trimming, may be sent to P.O. Box 402, Kewanna, IN 46939.

Walmart opens grant application period

The Walmart Foundation State Giving Council Program will open the application period for its second funding cycle on April 13. Indiana nonprofit organizations can apply for funding to support programs within the scope of the “Focused Giving” areas that include hunger relief, healthy eating or career opportunity.

The deadline to submit grant requests is April 26. Grant requests for programs that would fall under “Community Engagement Giving,” i.e. education, health care access and other human services programs will be accepted during the fourth cycle in September.

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Community happenings
  • Taste of Cass County coming soon

    The ninth annual Taste of Cass County will start at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, in downtown Logansport, and features food, fun and entertainment. Admission is $2 per person, or $5 per family, and refreshment tickets are $1 each.

    July 29, 2014

  • Support volleyball team by eating chicken

    The Pioneer Jr.-Sr. High School girls volleyball team is having a Port-A-Pit Chicken Dinner and Car Wash from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Aug. 8 in the parking lot across for Community State Bank in Royal Center.

    July 29, 2014

  • Orientation required for Pioneer students

    Pioneer Jr.-Sr. High School officials have announced mandatory orientations for seventh- and eighth-grade students. A mandatory student orientation night for seventh-graders will be 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at the school's auditorium.

    July 29, 2014

  • Job fair in the works in Warsaw

    Goodwill Industries of Michiana, Inc. will host a job fair from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at the Warsaw Community Career Center, 751 Anchorage Point Drive, Warsaw.

    July 29, 2014

  • Catch exhibits Aug. 6 in Delphi

    In the spirit of Old Settlers, Delphi Opera House 2 will open the celebrations from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, with Ginny Emmerson's antique perfume bottles collection.

    July 29, 2014

  • Scholarship recipients invited to send-off

    The public is invited to the Cass County Community Foundation’s 2014 Scholarship Send-Off Pizza Party and Reception from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at McHale Complex Pavilion at Riverside Park. All CCCF Scholarship recipients and their families are urged to attend.

    July 29, 2014

  • Warbird Cruise-In this weekend at Grissom

    Grissom Air Museum is having its eighth Annual Warbird Cruise-In Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show on Saturday in its 15-acre air park. Registration is from 8 a.m. to noon, doors open at 10 a.m. with lunch 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with awards at 3:30 p.m.

    July 29, 2014

  • Fulton gearing up for Fun Days this weekend

    The Fulton-Liberty Lions Club will sell porkburgers and hot dogs at the Town Hall prior to, during, and after the parade on Saturday as part of Fulton Fun Days.

    July 29, 2014

  • Star Party to take place Saturday The Logansport Parks and Recreation Department invites the public to view Saturn, Venus, the Moon and other celestial bodies with the use of telescopes. Local astronomer Forrest Hamilton will provide his expertise from 9:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the

    July 27, 2014

  • Club celebrates 60th anniversary The Logansport Coin Club recently celebrated its 60th anniversary with a dinner banquet at the American Legion Hall. The club was founded in 1954. Dimes from that year were presented to those in attendance and a 1954 proof set was the top door prize.

    July 27, 2014

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