August 23, 2013

Happenings: Chip-seal starting, DAR events, hunter education


---- — Chip and seal starting today

The Cass County Highway Department will begin a second round of chip-seal application today.

Crews will begin in the northwest corner of the county and work around the county in a counter-clockwise manner to complete the work on approximately 20 miles of roadway. The work is expected to take one to two weeks to complete, weather permitting.

Drivers may encounter brief delays during the chip-seal process, and should be alert for loose stone in the days following the chip seal application.

Olde Towne DAR to rededicate cemetery

The Olde Towne Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, cordially invite you to attend a celebration of the Rededication of the Olde Towne Cemetery from 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 7.

This is part of the 175th anniversary of the City of Logansport and a Community Service Award. The program will begin at 2:30 p.m. with refreshments following the program. RSVP to or 574-722-2835.

Cass DAR meeting in Sept.

Cass County Daughters of the American Revolution September meeting will be from 5:45 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at Area Five Agency on Aging, 1801 Smith St.

Anyone interested in attending is welcome. Membership requirements are that you be female, over 18 and with a lineage to a Patriot in the American Revolution.

If you are interested in joining, please bring the birth, marriage, divorce and death information on yourself, your spouse and the next two generations. We will assist you with the application and other lineage information to your Patriot Ancestor.

If you would like to join the group, contact Joan England Burton for further information or to begin your application process. Call 574-722-2835 to become one of DAR's newest members.

Hunting, trapping guide now available

Want to know when the hunting seasons are, how much licenses cost, what opportunities there are for young hunters, or even where to go hunting in Indiana?

All of those answers and more can be found in the Indiana Hunting and Trapping Regulations Guide for 2013-14 that was released this week.

Digital and PDF versions are available online at To view the cover to know what to look for in stores, see

The guide includes useful information on bag limits, general hunting regulations, special regulations for deer and wild turkeys, furbearer hunting and trapping information, and contact information for DNR district wildlife biologists and DNR Law Enforcement.

A new feature is a full-page map that shows the location of state and federal properties open to the public for hunting along with an adjoining page that lists the sites and phone numbers.

Hunter education class slated

The class is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 7 and noon to 6 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Cass County Izaak Walton League, 1046 N. Ind. 17, Logansport. Saturday’s Class lunch will be provided by the Izaak Walton League and Sunday’s Class will have a range day with live fire training.

Requirements are that you must attend the class on both days to receive official certification and students 15 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

Register online at For information on this class, call Brenda Louthain at 574-664-9952.