The Gibson County Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Task Force will hold a rememberance event this Friday. Lanterns for Life will celebrate the life of Jessica Tice and all the mothers in the community, and will be Friday at 7:30 PM at the new Millennium Park near downtown Princeton - across from City Hall.
Officials at Ivy Tech say they're going to freeze tuition for those students who remain enrolled in school there. The announcement from the school's headquarters in Indianapolis means those students who remain enrolled continuously from term to term starting with the Fall 2015 semester and also for those students who enroll in 30+ credit hours combined for the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 terms - will not have a tuition increase. The Indiana Commission for Higher Education says the move is mean to keep focus on affordability for current students, and increase timely degree completion.
Advance armband coupons and season passes for the upcoming Gibson County Fair are now on sale. Armband Coupons are $22.00 and are good for unlimited rides on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of fair week. Season Passes will be $25.00. Both can be purchased at the fair office during the hours of 8:00am to 3:00pm. Beginning June 1st the fair office will be open 8:00am to 5:00pm. The Gibson County Fair starts Sunday, July 5th.
City officials say the Princeton Municipal Pool and Aquatic Center will be open for the season starting Monday. The gates will open Memorial Day at 1 PM, and the hours will be 1 to 5:30, except for Tuesday when the pool is open from 1 to 5, and then again from 6:00 to 7:45 for family night. After Monday's opening - the pool will be closed for the last day of school on Tuesday and then reopen for the swimming season. The sprayground is open daily from 9 to 7. And swimming lessons will be offered at the pool, starting June 22nd.
The nationwide Click it or Ticket campaign is about to get underway. Some 250 law enforcement agencies around Indiana - including the state police will be conducting high-visibility patrols encouraging drivers and passengers to buckle up. Troopers cite statistics that show some 91 percent of those in passenger cars in Indiana do buckle up - but there's still room for improvement. The enforcement period begins Friday and runs through the end of the month.