Tinkering with time: 94-year-old still fixing watches

PUBLISHED: Aug. 28, 2017

BY: Shannon Hall, Courier & Press reporter

BOONVILLE — Ralph Hutchinson has been blessed with time.

Time to spend with with his family. Time free of war. And time to work on watches.

Ralph celebrated his 94th birthday Sunday, but just because he’s been given time doesn’t mean he takes it for granted. Continue reading “Tinkering with time: 94-year-old still fixing watches”

Warrick Election Board considers more early voting locations

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PUBLISHED: March 30, 2017

BY: SHANNON HALL, COURIER & PRESS REPORTER

BOONVILLE — Warrick County voters may see more options for early voting next year.

The Warrick County Election Board is considering adding early voting locations instead of having a single location to vote early — which in the past has been the Election Office at the Judicial Center.

“I suggested at our meeting (last week) to move early voting to another location,” said Patty Perry, Warrick County clerk and Election Board secretary. “We are currently looking at libraries or anywhere that might have internet access.”

Continue reading “Warrick Election Board considers more early voting locations”

Boonville officially in the golfing business

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(L-R) Nick Gapinski, Boonville, Richard Wilder, Boonville, and Terry Merryfield, Estero Fla., play a round of golf at Quail Crossing Golf Course Monday, September 11, 2017.

PUBLISHED: SEPT. 12, 2017

BY: SHANNON HALL, COURIER & PRESS REPORTER

WARRICK COUNTY — Boonville has a new property on its hands.

Charlie Wyatt, the Boonville mayor, announced Tuesday that the city had completed the purchase of Quail Crossing Golf Course. He thanked everyone involved for being a part of “a piece of history.”

“It is history,” Wyatt said. “We have a golf course, and we’re moving forward.” Continue reading “Boonville officially in the golfing business”