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Crystal Cayton and Kelly Sanders pronounce wedding vows in Sumner under the gazebo at the Christy Avenue Park. (Photo by Barbara E. Allender)

Sumner has first wedding in park gazebo
  By Barbara E. Allender
   The Christy Avenue Park in Sumner was the setting of its first wedding on Monday morning. An Indiana couple with Sumner ties was married under the gazebo in the presence of close family members and friends.
   Crystal Cayton and Kelly Sanders, both of Boonville, Ind., were united in a ceremony with the exchange of vows and rings, officiated by ordained minister and family friend, Brandon Snyder, of Greenup, Ill.
   Crystal’s father Charles DeLong Sr. was present to offer his daughter’s hand and blessing in marriage. (Attendants are named on Page 5 in More Sumner News).
  
 
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Sumner police officers, Travis Trainer and Doyle Hoffman, join in some playground fun with Reagan Kissen and Dominic Baughn. The students are fourth graders in Mrs. Rahman’s class. (Photo by Amy Shields)

  
 
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Instruction of the dulcimer was among the instruments being taught at the Red Hill Dulcimer Society Music Festival on Saturday. About 75 students enrolled. (Photo provided)

Ninth Annual Red Hill Music Festival is called ‘Complete Success’
  by Jerry Pacholski
   “This is a good thing for Sumner and a good thing for this part of the country. I hope people appreciate what the Dulcimer Society does for this area. You bring people from all over and show them what God’s country is like,” commented Jess Brian, lifelong Sumner resident.
  
 
Sumner qualifies for ‘safety grant’
  By Barbara E. Allender
   The city of Sumner accepted the offering of a $50,000 grant during the regular monthly meeting on Tuesday. The money is to be used for anything “safety” related. The Council did discuss some options which included street lighting, sidewalks and streets which may qualify. However, there were no decisions made.
  
 
Red Hill Foundation hosts Golf Scramble
  The Red Hill Foundation will host the First Annual Golf Scramble on Saturday, Oct. 25 with a rain date of the 6th at the Lawrence County Country Club.
   Teams of four are need. Cost is $200 per team with carts and lunch included.
   T-time is 9 a.m.
  
 
 

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Lawrenceville trash pickup Services change to Republic
  By Barbara E. Allender
   A change in trash pickup services was approved by the Lawrenceville City Council last Thursday during the regular Council meeting.
   Ron Howard of Republic Services told the Council that Republic was purchasing Varner Sanitation of Bridgeport, including all routes and assets. Although Howard also confirmed that there would be no changes in the cost of services or date of pickup, he said that the efficiency of the routes would be evaluated. It is also a possibility that trucks being used for the service may also be replaced by the Republic fleet. In keeping with the past practice of picking up yard waste, he said that would still be done on the last Monday of the month.
  
 
EARLY VOTING NOTICE
  Early Voting for the November 4th - General Election begins October 20th and ends November 1st. The County Clerk’s Office in the Courthouse will be open daily for Early Voting from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and on Saturday, November 1st, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 (noon) for all precincts in Lawrence County. A photo I.D. is required.
   Dated October 16, 2014
   Will Gibson
   Lawrence County Clerk
  
 
St. Francisville awaits improvements on bridges
  By Barbara E. Allender
   The City of St. Francisville is getting closer to having more improvements made on its bridges.
   This week, the Wabash Cannonball Bridge was to be shut down for maintenance work, the future possibilities are looking favorable for replacing at least the first trestle bridge.
  
 
Hayden’s undraiser for SIDS research
  Hayden’s Half Marathon and 5K Run will take place at Red Hills State Park on Saturday, Oct. 25.
   Registration is from 6:30—7;45 a.m. The Half Marathon and 5k run begin at 9 a.m.
   At 9:30 a.m., there will be a one-mile Kids Fun Run.
  
 


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