Category Archives for "Local News"

Sep 21

Oktoberfest Is This Weekend: Richmond IN!

By KPass | Depot District , Live Music , Local News , Places to eat in Richmond IN , places to go in Richmond IN , Places to go in Wayne County , Places to shop in Richmond IN , Richmond

News Release (Historic Depot District) The Richmond, Indiana Historic Depot District presents the 2016 Oktoberfest September 24, 2016. You don’t want to miss this! Oktoberfest is a full day of family fun, live music, and unique local street vendors. Get out your lederhosen and join us at the 4th Floor Blues Club Outdoor Stage and […]

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Sep 20


By constance | Local News , non-profits , Richmond

Press Release: From Townsend Community Center The Townsend Community Center was established on the north side of Richmond in 1921 as community engagement center, a place for the neighborhood to receive educational services, recreation and a place to gather.  Over time the community center has evolved to meet the changing needs of the community and […]

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Sep 17

Bicentennial Torch Relay Coming to Centerville IN

By KPass | Centerville , Indiana Bicentennial , Local News , places to go in Richmond IN , Places to go in Wayne County , positively wayne county , Things to do in Wayne County Indiana , Upcoming Events , wayne-county

Press Release:  Carolyn Lafever, Historic Centerville, Inc. Indiana Bicentennial Torch Event Mansion House Hosts A Free Torch Relay Event, Sept. 25,1-4. Indiana’s Bicentennial Torch Relay through Wayne County will be celebrated on Sunday, Sept. 25, at the 1840 Mansion House and 1812 Log Courthouse, 214 E. Main, Centerville. IN. Costumed Guides  The event will be  […]

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Sep 13

Starr Gennett Sets First Ever Record for Longest Piano Playing

By KPass | Arts , Depot District , indiana , Live Music , Local Music , Local News , Photos , places to go in Richmond IN , Places to go in Wayne County , Richmond , Things to do in Richmond Indiana , Things to do in Wayne County Indiana , wayne-county

Yesterday afternoon I had the privilege of sitting with  Fonda Wilds and Sandy Cox who were nearing 72 hours of overseeing the record setting event for Starr Gennett. Nestled in the open expanse of space in Mitrione’s Market in the Depot District, the Starr Piano was elevated on a stage in front of the large […]

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Sep 01

Coonhounds Are Back: Wayne County Fairgrounds

By KPass | Local News , Outdoors , places to go in Richmond IN , Places to go in Wayne County , Richmond , Upcoming Events , Wayne County 4H Fairgrounds , wayne county visitor bureau

Do you know the difference between a American Black & Tan Coonhound and an English?  Have you ever seen a Redbone Coonhound or how about a Tree Walker?  If not you may want to head out to the fairgrounds this weekend to take a gander at all the different varieties of Coonhounds because– Autumn Oaks […]

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Aug 07

Hoosier-Buckeye Challenge at Clear Creek Park, Richmond IN

By KPass | Health and Fitness , indiana , Local News , Outdoors , Richmond , Richmond Parks And Recreation , Upcoming Events , wayne-county

Press release, GWC Competitive horseshoe pitchers from all over Indiana and Ohio will converge on the Richmond Clear Creek courts, Saturday, August 8, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Class A competition starts at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, and will include players from Plainfield, Kennard, Williamsburg, New Castle, Fountain City, Muncie, Hope, and Arcanum Ohio. Pitchers include […]

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Feb 17

Warming Stations: Update

By KPass | Local News , Richmond , wayne-county

The Wayne County Emergency Management Agency has just updated the list of warming stations, due to the frigid weather for the next few days.  The following is a message and list of the Wayne County stations: Advisory: Warming Stations Available On-Call for Expected Stretch of Frigid Winter Weather With the onset of continued cold temperatures […]

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Jan 05

Warming Stations Available in Wayne County for Winter Weather

By KPass | Local News , wayne-county

If you find yourself without heat during the upcoming storms (including a potential snow storm for this evening) the following is information on where to go: (please share this information) Message from Wayne County Emergency Management Agency Advisory: Warming Stations Available On-Call for Expected Winter Weather With the first significant winter storm of 2015 expected […]

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Apr 11

Lilly Scholarships 2014 Announced

By KPass | Local News , wayne-county

Foundation announces Lilly Endowment Community Scholars The Wayne County Foundation is pleased to announce the selection of two area high school seniors who will receive the prestigious Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. Leah Basford and Kaitlin Kramer were chosen from a pool of 44 applicants from throughout Wayne County.  Each recipient will receive a four-year, full […]

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