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Experience Indiana’s Covered Bridge Loop in Southern Indiana

Covered bridges always intrigued me, ever since I was a little boy. They were giant hallways, juddering from one side of a river to the other, as my dad drove our old Plymouth Duster around southern Indiana. I’ve managed to Read more >

Lawrence County, Indiana Celebrates Gus Grissom’s 50th Anniversary in Space

July 2011 marks the 50 year anniversary that Lawrence County native Virgil “Gus” Grissom became the second American to travel in space. To commemorate the fact, Mitchell, Indiana — Grissom’s hometown — and Lawrence County will celebrate the anniversary with Read more >

Mitchell, Indiana Persimmon Festival, September 18 – 25

Have you ever had persimmon pudding? Have you ever even had persimmons? Not me. It’s not for lack of trying or lack of interest though. It’s actually because, honest to God, I thought persimmons were a flower. That is, until Read more >

Lawrence County History Festival & Pow Wow in April

If you’re a living history buff, you won’t want to miss the Lawrence County History Festival & Pow Wow. The 3-day festival is a veritable, well, festival of living history demonstrations, drills, and skirmishes that cover events from the Revolutionary Read more >

Lawrence County’s 4th Annual Geocaching Challenge, Feb. 6th

Now that GPS is becoming so easy, cheap, and accurate, geocaching is becoming more and more popular. I can actually use my HTC Droid Eris to find my location to within 8 meters (excuse me, metres. It’s still a European Read more >