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March 12, 2020

In the Thursday, March 12 issue

In the print edition:

SWCD members sworn in at meeting

At the 70th Annual Meeting of the Ripley County Soil & Water Conservation District, Ludwig Farms was named 2019 Conservation Farmers of the Year. The event, held at the South Ripley Elementary School, had good attendance with over 120 people there.

SRJH swimmers earn top three finishes

South Ripley junior high swimmers continue to experience success this season. The team had two meets last week, one on Monday, March 2 and one on Thursday, March 5. On Monday, Elizabeth McKittrick earned a first place finish in the 100 individual medley, as did Evan Eaglin in the 50 freestyle.

Accident for EMA director leads to additional citations

On Thursday, March 5 at approximately 1:04 p.m. Deputy Cody Buchanan and Marshal Joe Mann were called to the scene of a two-vehicle accident that occurred in front of Crossroads Restaurant. According to the police report, Shawn Alverado, Ripley County EMA Director, was operating a black 2016 Chevrolet Silverado when he rear-ended a 2002 Honda Accord, driven by Phyllis Everidge. Alverado, Everidge, and her passenger Michael Everidge, did not receive any injuries.