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The Lawrenceville High School Homecoming Queen and King were announced on Friday at the coronation on Ed Loeb Field as—Amerae Miller and Bryce Weger. See Page 6 of the Press today for more Homecoming photos. (Photos by Barbara E. Allender)

  
 
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Amy Shields, advertising manager

Press welcomes back advertising manager
  The Sumner Press is happy to welcome back Amy Shields in the advertising department.
   In addition to part-time duties at the Press, she is in her 13th year as a full-time employee of the Red Hill Community Unit School District #10 working as a custodian at the Sumner Attendance Center.
  
 
Lawrenceville invests more in water operations
  By Barbara E. Allender
   The City of Lawrenceville will be pouring some money into its water operations. According to Mayor Don Wagner, however, the money is available. “For 16 months, we have been putting the money back,” he said.
   The anticipation associated with cleaning and painting the water tower was finalized with a city council vote to accept a bid from Tank & Tower, Henderson, Ky. in the amount of $212,128. In about three weeks, the work will begin. The water tower will be drained. Therefore, well pumps will be operating 24-7, according to Bruce Laslie, water superintendent.
  
 
St. Francisville explores building maintenance options
  By Barbara E. Allender
   The City of St. Francisville is exploring all of its options to maintain the city-owned building in which the Christian Academy was housed up until this year.
   The top priority is to keep it heated at a minimal cost. This may involve moving operations into the newer portion of the building to more easily heat rooms for city hall, the museum, CIC, elections, storage, cafeteria and gym.
  
 
Sumner graduates revisit “Glory Days”
  The Sumner All-Class Reunion met Sunday, Sept. 14 at The Holiday ni Olney. Approximately 160 people attended the reunion entitled “The Glory Days of Sumner High School.”
  
 
 
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Maran Tennis is pictured being interviewed by celebrity hosts of the awards ceremony, Nadji Jeter and Nicole Edgington.

  
 
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Four Red Hill High School graduates, Maran Tennis, Blake Adams, Jacob Wirth and Justin Smith, said “Hello” to Hollywood as they arrived for the “Great American No Bull Challenge” awards ceremony in Los Angeles. The Red Hill SWAT program produced a video that gained national attention with its anti-bullying message. The conference was August 7—10 during which they met an impressive group of other participants.

Red Hill students take “anti-bullying” video message to LA
  By Barbara E. Allender
   The experience of bringing people together for a specific purpose has left a lasting memory for some former Red Hill High School students.
   In August, four 2014 seniors (Jacob Wirth, Blake Adams, Justin Smith and Maran Tennis), accompanied by Tammy Parker, Unit 10 district technology coordinator, and Cathy Wirth, a parent chaperone, went to Los Angeles, Calif. to attend the “Great American No Bull Challenge” awards ceremony.
  
 
Welcome to Lawrence County Fall Festival!
  The Lawrence County Fall Festival is well underway with a variety of food booths, amusement rides and entertainment continuing through Saturday.
   To reiterate parking conditions, there will be NO double parking allowed on State Street. Violators will be ticketed!
   All cars must be moved off 12th Street (between State and Jefferson) starting at 5pm each night of the festival.
   No pets are permitted around the Courthouse Square during the festival unless a service animal.
   Also, it is requested that there be no smoking around the Square.
  
 
Red Hill to offer free computer access, class
  Red Hill Jr./Sr. High School will soon “Eliminate the Digital Divide” with public accessibility to computers and the Internet.
   Registration began this week (Wednesday, Sept. 17) for those interested in enrolling in a free Basic Computer Class. The class will meet two days a week from 4—6 p.m. ,beginning on September 29.
  
 


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