School News – August 7

9 local 4-H’ers advance to Indiana State Fair

Nine Bartholomew County 4-H’ers advanced to the Indiana State Fair tractor contest after competing at the Decatur County Fairgrounds on July 29 and qualifying at the Area 1 tractor competition.

There were 45 contestants attempting to qualify for the state fair, competing on knowledge of safety and maintenance practices, parts identification and driving skills. Contestants maneuver through a defined course as part of the competition.

The following local 4-Hers will compete at the state fair at 1 p.m. Friday at the Indiana State Fair Coliseum:

Junior Lawn and Garden — Jenna Boewe and Weston Romine

Senior Lawn and Garden — Brendan Boewe

Junior Zero Turn Mower — Corbin Arnholt and Heidi Murphy

Senior Zero Turn Mower — Wyatt Romine and Daniel Murphy

Junior Ag Tractor — Jaden Decker and Kendrick Crowder

Club Scout Pack hosts information session

Cub Scout Pack 559 will have an Information and Join Night at 6 p.m. Thursday at Parkside Elementary School.

Information about the organization will be available for those considering the Cub Scout program for ages kindergarten through fifth grade.

For more information: 812-372-9179.