Week in Assessment – The Montgomery County Paper
Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 4:00 a.m.
Photo provided by Wabash College. Scott E. Feller, President of Wabash College.
May is over and the news is heating up on the way into the hotter months. Here’s a recap of some of the most memorable stories from the past week here in our beautiful Montgomery County!
According to a recent study by SmartAsset, Montgomery Counties were among the most successful in Indiana when they were approved for their mortgages.
For more information on other top Indiana counties, see the listings below, as well as the county’s loan financing rate.
1. Montgomery, IN (72.97%)
2. Hamilton, IN (72.89%)
3. Kosciusko, IN (72.82%)
4. Warrick, IN (72.67%)
5. Wells, IN (72.65%)
These rankings are part of an overarching “best places to get a mortgage” study that includes additional factors such as borrowing costs and property taxes. An overview of the methodology and an interactive map showing the major US mortgage markets can be found here: https://smartasset.com/mortgage/indiana-mortgage-rates#indiana/origination-rate
THE PETERSON Farm Brothers, some of the most popular farmers on YouTube, recently performed at Waveland Town Park.
The Peterson Farm Brothers – Greg, Nathan and Kendal – farm in central Kansas and launched a YouTube channel in 2012 with the aim of entertaining and teaching. The brothers’ parody music videos grew their YouTube audience to over 130 million views and over 600,000 followers on social media.
The organizer Waveland Strong was looking for a way to start the 2021 season. As Waveland Strong tries to support other organizations in the community, they decided to give two youth organizations from the Waveland area, Southmont FFA and Brown Lucky Leaf 4-H Club, a chance to raise funds.
The evening started at 6 p.m. with a dinner prepared by Southmont FFA. All proceeds will support the activities of this award-winning chapter.
KAYLA OGDEN, FNP, has joined the Northside Family & Internal Medicine Crawfordsville Franciscan Medical Network.
She joins a team of doctors and advanced care providers who provide a wide range of services to patients of all ages from birth to the elderly. Their offices are located at 1630 Lafayette Road, Suite 200 – Crawfordsville, IN 47933.
To schedule an appointment with Ogden at the Northside Family & Internal Medicine Franciscan Network of Doctors in Crawfordsville, please call (765) 359-2230.
Spirits were high among the hundreds of Wabash graduates as they received their diplomas, waved their tassels, and proudly walked under the senior arch during the 183rd opening ceremony.
To mark the end of a school year marked in many ways by the COVID-19 pandemic, trustees, faculty, staff, students and their families attended the celebration on a warm and sunny spring day on Saturday at the new Little Giant Stadium in Crawfordsville .
One hundred and seventy-eight men of the 2021 class received diplomas from President Scott E. Feller, and 98 members of the 2020 class returned to cross the stage.
In addition, the emeritus professors of political science Melissa Ann Butler H’85 and Dr. Gregory D. Hess H’19, who served as the 16th President of Wabash, was awarded an honorary doctorate.
In the past year and a half, Dr. Mary Ludwig Montgomery County has seen a significant increase in patients as residents face health problems caused by COVID-19 and, in some cases, job losses. As a result, the clinic is adding a second fundraiser to its schedule, which is a fun way to support the clinic’s mission over a summer day. The clinic’s first annual golf scramble takes place on June 19th at the Rocky Ridge Golf Course. Check-in starts at 8:00 a.m. and the game starts at 9:00 a.m. Food and drinks are available and the top three teams will receive prizes. Tickets are $ 85 per person and include shopping carts, coffee, donuts, and lunch. Adult drinks are also available for sale in the clubhouse. Tickets can be purchased at mcfcgolfscramble.eventbrite.com. On June 19th, experience a morning of fun and caring. You can find more information on the clinic’s Facebook page.
On Saturday, May 22nd, between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm, you can help the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and Crawfordsville Police Department cover the cruiser in support of Special Olympics Indiana. MPs and officers are parked at the Breakfast Company on 1630 Crawfordsville Square Drive to cover their cruisers. Visit this place and donate to Special Olympics Indiana. You will receive a symbol to personalize and stick on a departmental cruiser parked there. All proceeds go towards Special Olympics Indiana sports, health and community programs across Indiana.
This is the first Cover the Cruiser event in our county. Law enforcement in Montgomery County is participating in the law enforcement torch relay effort for Special Olympics Indiana, a statewide network of law enforcement officers who raise money and awareness for Special Olympics programs year-round. The Torch Run also accompanies the Special Olympics Flame of Hope to kick off the State Summer Games in Terre Haute, IN.
On Wednesday, May 19, two highly experienced North Montgomery School Corporation employees will attend an interview with Codey Emerson of Forcht Broadcasting as part of the month-long series sponsored by Volunteers for Mental Health in Montgomery County. At 3:30 p.m. on WIMC 103.9, Student Services Director Brooke VanScoyoc and School Nurse Donna Swank explain some of the indicators of mental health problems parents may see, as well as possible resources that everyone is sailing into for the summer.
To learn more about these or any other programs offered by mental health volunteers, send an email to [email protected]
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