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Charlestown honors its fallen hero Ben Bertram | News  Evening News and Tribune

CHARLESTOWN — It was a heart-wrenching moment as the barks and cries of police dogs filled the crisp December air.

Visitation to be held Monday for Charlestown police officer killed in crash during pursuit  WDRB

Sgt. Benton Bertram died while chasing a suspect on Wednesday. He lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a tree.

How to pay your respects to the Indiana police officer killed in crash  Courier Journal

Funeral arrangements have been set for Charlestown Police Officer Benton Bertram who died in a crash while chasing a suspect.

Charlestown Police officer killed in pursuit remembered for his bravery and sacrifice  WDRB

Officer Benton Bertram was part of the K-9 division and graduated from Charlestown High School.

Courier Journal Indiana high school football players, coach of the year  Courier Journal

Charlestown's Marion Lukes stepped into the spotlight with an outstanding junior season, finishing with 2,599 rushing yards on his way to being named the ...

Neighborhood Round Up  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

Harvest on Vine Food Pantry The Harvest on Vine Food Pantry is requesting boxes of cereal and small bags of rice, two items that empty the sh...

Charlestown High School football looks to rebound from losing season  Courier Journal

A year ago, the Charlestown High School football team got off to a rocky, losing four of its first five games.

Amazon to fund breakfast program at Charlestown High  WAVE 3

CHARLESTOWN, IN (WAVE) - Charlestown High School has become one of just 100 schools in America to receive a grant from Amazon, encouraging students ...

CNC Community Corner  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

The monthly meeting of the Charlestown Neighborhood Council will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 7 p.m. in the Knights of Columbus Hall, 545 M...

UPDATE: Charlestown water main break fixed | Local News  Newsandtribune

CHARLESTOWN — A water main that broke in Charlestown on Tuesday morning has been repaired, but it may take some time before water pressure is back to ...

Charlestown High School student now serving as Clark County Deputy Coroner  WDRB

CHARLESTOWN, Ky. (WDRB) -- The students at Charlestown High School have won a lot of awards and accolades over the years, but senior Alexis Taylor's ...

4 Southern Indiana schools close early due to water main break  Courier Journal

The City of Charlestown, Indiana has closed all four of their schools after a water main break, according to the Greater Clark County School District.

A day in the life of a Harvard custodian  Harvard Gazette

Ana Osorio is a custodian working at Harvard Business School, where she is in charge of cleaning the common spaces at McArthur Hall, which provides ...

Boston Public Schools employee on leave after allegedly inappropriately touching a Charlestown High School student

A Boston Public Schools employee is on paid leave after a Charlestown High School student said he touched her inappropriately and discussed his sex life with ...

Teacher from Morocco offers Leicester High students a taste of Arabic  Worcester Telegram

LEICESTER - After the first day of school, a motorist saw a new teacher walking and yelled, "Ostatha, m'a salama."The educator, Bouchra Ait Msguine, was ...

Trans high school junior finds support at school  Boston Herald

When Jayden Aguiar declared himself as male and stopped using his birth name, Jasmine, he said he was finally himself — the person he was meant to be.

Amazon surprises southern Indiana students with 'Breakfast Bonanza'  WDRB

On Wednesday morning, Amazon employees held a cooking contest to emphasize the importance of a healthy breakfast.

Charlestown's Lukes runs for more than 200 yards in win over Silver Creek  Courier Journal

Charlestown's Marion Lukes scored on runs of 38 and 65 yards in the second quarter and added a seven-run scoring run in the fourth quarter.

Townie Sports  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

CHS names former star Hugh Coleman as hoop coach Charlestown High School has hired one of the state's most successful high schoo...

Scott Brown plays hoops with former Charlestown High star, then takes in a Celine Dion concert in New Zealand  The Boston Globe

It's a rough life for the former US senator from Massachusetts.

Football Game Recap: Clarksville vs. Charlestown  MaxPreps

After having lost a blowout to Brownstown Central in their previous game, Charlestown was happy to find some success on Friday. Everything went ...

UPDATE: Social media threat referencing 'CHS' deemed not credible  Newsandtribune

CLARK COUNTY — A concerning image posted on Snapchat and shared by a student living in New Albany led to increased police presence at Charlestown ...

Timing of anti-Pleasant Ridge development banner removal questioned  Newsandtribune

CHARLESTOWN — For around two weeks, the truck with an illegal banner sat on Harold Goodlett's property.

Two newcomers square off for Greater Clark Dist. 1 seat  Newsandtribune

Two newcomers are vying for the school board seat for District 1, which is comprised of Washington, Bethlehem, Owen and Oregon townships. Board member ...

Brownstown Central, Crothersville girls' basketball teams conclude summer play  Seymour Tribune

CHARLESTOWN Basketball is almost always in season for high school players across Indiana. Whether it's just getting some shots up, or playing in a ...

Southern Indiana high school recap: Providence routs Switzerland County  Courier Journal

The Pioneer got out to an early lead and blew out the Pacers.

Your go-to guide for Southern Indiana holiday events  Evening News and Tribune

A slew of holiday-related events will kick-off next week in Southern Indiana. Find all the details below.

Training Field to Host Concert  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

The Charlestown High School ensemble band will be center stage in the Training Field on Saturday afternoon, July 28, in a unique event to hel...

The Boston Public Schools Innovation Incubator - Next Gen Learning in Action  Education Week

By Karissa Goff and Camella Scott, Boston Public Schools Office of Innovation. Boston Public Schools (BPS) is discovering that designing the future is not just ...

Company tours encourage students to pursue manufacturing | News  Evening News and Tribune

SOUTHERN INDIANA — Regional companies want to encourage more people to pursue jobs in manufacturing. This week, about 20 local manufacturers spread ...

Friday night football is back!

Back to school means touchdowns, cheers and tailgating are returning to Friday nights in Kentuckiana. To kick-off the season, Charlestown High School will play ...

To Revive Charlestown High's Theater Program, It's The Life Of A Salesman  WBUR

Charlestown High School hasn't had a dedicated theater program for two decades. Building one from scratch is the challenge facing teacher Alex Johnson.

Miss Clark County crowned | News  Newsandtribune

CLARK COUNTY — Kennedy Easton, 18, daughter of Jeff and Christen Gordon and sponsored by B and G Enterprises and Sons LLP of Charlestown, was ...

Charlestown High School teacher nominated for $100000 award for work with Diploma Plus Program

Sunny Pai has spent the past six years focusing on the needs of students in the Diploma Plus Program at Charlestown High School. Because of that work, he's ...

Charlestown High’s Change Starts from the Top  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

By George K. Regan Jr. In 1974, as Mayor Kevin White's Press Secretary, I became the spokesperson for bussing in Boston. I saw first-ha...

Charlestown-raised "American Horror Story" actor returns home to encourage students  Newsandtribune

CHARLESTOWN — Bo Roberts remembers his time at Charlestown High School with mixed feelings.

Charlestown High School Graduates the Class of 2017  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

By Patrick O'Connor Graduation for the class of 2017 at Charlestown High School took place on Thursday afternoon, June 15, at the C...

Charlestown High School teacher wins $100000 award for work with Diploma Plus Program

Last month Sunny Pai teared up when he thought about what winning $100,000 would do for the Diploma Plus Program he leads at Charlestown High School.

Heslam: Hands-on headmaster eyes change at Charlestown High  Boston Herald

The measure of William Thomas' success as Charlestown High School headmaster is what you can't see or hear in the hallways.Students aren't there. They are ...

High school football coach arrested in drug roundup apologizes to community  WDRB

Ryan Grace was a volunteer coach at Charlestown High School.

Regional Champs | Local News  Greensburg Daily News

The Greensburg Lady Pirates won their first ever Regional Championship on Saturday night, 50-46 over the Evansville Memorial Lady Tigers at Charlestown ...

Memorial falls to No. 2 Greensburg in regional championship  Evansville Courier & Press

After holding off Salem in the semifinal, Memorial had its season end in the regional championship. The Tigers lost to Greensburg 50-46.

Charlestown High student stabbed on way to school  Boston Globe

A Charlestown High School student was stabbed this morning as he walked through a neighboring housing development, in an incident that may have involved ...

HOLIDAY SPIRIT: Charlestown's Christmas City a labor of love  Newsandtribune

CHARLESTOWN — There are roughly 8100 people living in Charlestown.

In 1968, Southern Indiana life goes on despite stresses of Vietnam War  Evening News and Tribune

NEW ALBANY — Southern Indiana residents had plenty to pay attention to during the summer of 1968. The United States was at war and on the homefront there ...

Letters to the Editor  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

THANK YOU Dear Editor: The Friends of the Training Field would like to thank the people who made Halloween at the Training Field a great succ...

Charlestown's first-half point total the 10th-highest ever  USA TODAY High School Sports

Charlestown re-wrote the school record books in just 24 minutes Friday night. The Pirates scored 10 touchdowns on their way to a 72-0 halftime lead over ...

GCCS to switch to academy model: Curriculum will focus more on career-oriented education  Newsandtribune

CLARK COUNTY — High school students at Greater Clark County Schools will soon see changes in their educational experiences.

Charlestown High to Lose Air Force JROTC  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

Budget cuts and declining enrollment have forced Charlestown High School to close its Air Force JROTC program at the end of this year. The p...

Charlestown High School teacher struck by car; arrest made  WDRB

Nicole Keith-Morrison was hit last night near the school.

UPDATE: Charlestown High School principal arrested for OWI  Evening News and Tribune

Charlestown High School Principal Keith Hedges was arrested Sunday evening for drunken driving.

Fitchburg State player expresses 'deep regret' for vicious cheap shot  Yahoo Sports

On the same day Kewan Platt apologized for his behavior, his former high school coach told Yahoo Sports he was 'shocked' by the incident and it was out of ...

Woof! Public Art Exhibit to Open in Charlestown Navy Yard June 21, 2018

The Navy Yard Garden Association announces a Summer Solstice Celebration and Grand Opening of its unique dog themed sculptural exhibit in the Navy ...

Yardemian Powers Belmont Boys Hoops Into Sectional Quarterfinals After Dispatching Charlestown  The Belmontonian

As Danny Yardemian was greeting fans and family after Belmont High Boys' Basketball's playoff opener against Charlestown High School, a fellow student ...

Lauded Charlestown High program in jeopardy  The Boston Globe

Even with $260000 restored to Charlestown High School's budget for next year, it may not be able to afford Diploma Plus.

Edwards says Now Is the Time to Push MassPort for Mitigation  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

Even though MassPort occupies a significant amount of land on Charlestown's waterfront, Councilor Lydia Edwards said the Authority isn&...

Indiana man accused of raping woman, 2 juveniles  WAVE 3

Lewis Craig, 22, of Otisco, Indiana, was arrested for three counts of rape and one count of child molestation.

S. Ind. town celebrates success of educational excellence program  WLKY Louisville

Charlestown is celebrating the success of its recent graduating class.

Charlestown, Providence advance in tourney  USA TODAY High School Sports

CHARLESTOWN – The Charlestown girls' basketball team went on an 18-0 run and beat Silver Creek 68-55 Thursday night in the first round of the Charlestown ...

9 with connections to Aryan Brotherhood arrested in central Indiana  WAVE 3

COLUMBUS, IN (WAVE) - Police in Bartholomew County, Indiana have arrested nine people involved in the Aryan Brotherhood after a year-long investigation ...

Kidney patient released to attend Charlestown homecoming  The Courier-Journal

Sarah Booth didn't let kidney transplant complications stop her from walking in Charlestown High's homecoming Friday night.

Mayor, School Committee Chairperson and Superintendent honor 36 valedictorians from the Boston Public Schools Class of 2018  Sampan

BOSTON — Wednesday, May 30, 2018 — Thirty-six high school valedictorians from the Boston Public Schools (BPS) were honored yesterday at the 20th ...

ISP: Posey Co. man raped and tied up victim, killed her dog  WAVE 3

POSEY CO., IN (WFIE) - A Posey County man is in jail after troopers say he raped a woman and killed her dog. Ryan Hartwell, 20, is charged with rape, criminal ...

Bunker Hill Day Special  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

Thomas Knowlton: Bunker Hill hero, father of Special Forces The rag-tag precursor to the Continental Army that fought in the...

Frank W. Smith Jr.  The Keene Sentinel

Frank W. Smith Jr. Frank W. “Smitty” Smith Jr., 78, a longtime resident of Swanzey and Keene died on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, at Cheshire Dartmouth-Hitchcock ...

Dot teachers honored as one of Boston's best educators  Dorchester Reporter

Nicole Juanita Da Silva, who teaches ESL and ELA at Boston International High School in Dorchester, has been recognized as one of the city's best educators ...

New Hood Park Plan Gets Rough Outing at CNC over Building Height  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

The new Hood Park revised master plan didn't get too many supporters on Tuesday night, Oct. 2, at the Charlestown Neighborhood Council ...

Boston’s schools are becoming resegregated  The Boston Globe

An alarming pattern of racial segregation has re-emerged in the Boston Public School system over the last two decades, according to a Globe analysis, largely ...

Deal with the hate to prevent slayings  Boston Herald

If anyone ever had reason to demonize manufacturers of guns and rifles it would have been the late Darryl Williams, who spent the final 31 years of his life as a ...

Southern Indiana high school football preview capsules  The Courier-Journal

A team-by-team look at the 2017 high school football season in Southern Indiana.

Football Game Recap: Corydon Central vs. North Harrison  MaxPreps

North Harrison was the big favorite in their most recent match, and for good reason. They were fully in charge on Friday, breezing past Corydon Central 42-7.

Charlestown High grad’s athletic apparel company takes off  The Boston Globe

Mattapan's Peter Edouard always loved basketball, and now he's finding success designing local team uniforms.

Trinity Lutheran overcomes deficit to defeat Charlestown  Seymour Tribune

On their second day of back-to-back games, Trinity Lutheran's baseball team again found itself behind late in the game. Trailing all the way until the sixth inning, ...

State comes out with new LGBTQ curriculum  Boston Herald

Bay State schools will be able to try a new curriculum with LGBTQ-themed history, English and health this fall that proponents say is an effort to help all students ...

Alternative program thrives  Boston Herald

Students who have long struggled in traditional Boston high schools are getting extra support to earn a high school diploma in a new unorthodox Boston Public ...

Woman arrested for armed robbery that netted thousands  WAVE 3

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Louisville area woman has been charged for her role in the armed robbery of two men during which more than $10,000 in property ...

City Square Park Looks to Get More People into and Using the Park  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

City Square Park Governor Grace Bloodwell is looking to make the area even more active this spring and summer than it already is, and the tre...

Nine vying for Miss Clark County title | News  Newsandtribune

CLARK COUNTY — Nine contestants will vie for the title of 2017 Miss Clark County this year, a Clark County 4-H news release stated. The Miss Clark County ...

2 killed in crash involving semi, car on I-71 South in Oldham Co.  WAVE 3

CRESTWOOD, KY (WAVE) - Two people were killed in a crash involving a passenger vehicle and a semi on Interstate 71 South in Oldham County on Monday ...

Fulfilling Charter Schools’ Original Intent  HuffPost

By Francis Pina. When I heard “Hey Yo Mister. Can we have that talk now?” my initial thought was, “Did I earlier call him by the wrong name?” Ray had told me ...

Young Charlestown actor likes 'Masterminds' role  The Courier-Journal

Dallas Edwards stars in the movie with Owen Wilson, Zach Galifianakis, Kristen Wiig and Jason Sudeikis.

CHARLESTOWN FOOTBALL SEASON PREVIEW: Pirates to begin Ward Era on Friday  Newsandtribune

CHARLESTOWN — Looking back over the last seven seasons, it's tough to argue that Charlestown hasn't been the most successful school in the local area.

26 Boston schools at risk of being declared ‘underperforming’  The Boston Globe

More than two dozen schools in Boston with low standardized test scores are at risk of being declared “underperforming” by the state, an action that can lead to ...

Saturday's Sugar Skull Shake Shake Cultural Festival is sure to satisfy  Evening News and Tribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — With a dash of tradition and a twist of creativity, Saturday's Sugar Skull Shake Shake Cultural Festival in Jeffersonville will serve up a zesty ...

Teens in Charlestown rape case arrested again | Clark County  Evening News and Tribune

Two former Charlestown High School students accused of sexually assaulting a classmate at a party in February have been arrested again.

Man charged with hiding gun used in deadly shooting  WAVE 3

Lugene Floyd, 19, told police he was at a home in the 2100 block of Grand Avenue on June 16 when an unknown man entered the home and attempted to ...

Should Immigration Be Part of High School Curricula?  VICE

Get the VICE App on iOS and Android. Shafaq Khan has taken dozens of classes during her time at Sewanhaka High School in Floral Park, New York, a diverse ...

Why Indiana School Districts Will Rethink Valedictorian Rankings  WFYI

It's no secret. Top students battle it out each year for one title: Valedictorian. Now, as school years come to a close, across Indiana schools will rethink that school ...

Charlestown celebrates Founder's Day with parade  The Courier-Journal

Charlestown's police and fire vehicles led the 16th annual Founder's Day Festival Parade on Saturday.

McConnell confronted by protesters while leaving restaurant  WAVE 3

Senator Mitch McConnell was confronted by ICE protesters while leaving a Louisville restaurant on Saturday afternoon.

Slain student honored with hoops tourney  Boston Herald

The life of a 17-year-old Charlestown high school student, gunned down by mistake outside of a convenience store, will be honored by an annual boys' ...

Arbaje-Thomas tapped to lead METCO program  Dorchester Reporter

Milagros (Milly) Arbaje-Thomas has been named the new Chief Executive Officer of Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity (METCO), which currently ...

Charlestown Left Off Americas Best High Schools List

Just in time for the start of the school year, Newsweek on Wednesday released its annual list of the top public high schools in America for 2015.

HEROES AMONG US: Students organize fundraiser for veterans' nonprofit  Evening News and Tribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — Three years ago it would take everything John Wells had to muster the courage just to leave his St. Matthews home.

Clark County schools to have on-site probation officers  Evening News and Tribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — A new partnership among Clark County courts, probation and schools is designed to provide students on probation or at risk with better ...

GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Pioneers win first Charlestown Holiday Tournament since 2000  Newsandtribune

CHARLESTOWN — In the past two seasons the Providence girls' basketball team has cut down nets at the sectional and regional levels.

$15 minimum wage could have big impact on teens  The Boston Globe

Young low-income workers could contribute more to family incomes, but some say fewer employers will hire them.

MA-07's August twist – Our Revolution Mass. backs MASSIE – ZAKIM raises stakes on campaign accord  Politico

By Lauren Dezenski (; @laurendezenski) and Brent D. Griffiths (; @BrentGriffiths). GOOD MORNING ...

Teen Voices in the Fight to Raise the Minimum Wage in Massachusetts

I Have A Future is a local organization mobilizing youth organizers in Massachusetts to advocate for themselves in the fight to rise the state's minimum wage.

High School students learn pathways to entrepreneurship with BUILD  BayStateBanner

Students at Charlestown High School are learning the fundamentals of business and marketing — all while earning college credit. This fall, the high school ...

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