Local runners and walkers will carry the state’s bicentennial torch through Clark and Floyd Counties today and tomorrow. As part of Indiana’s 200th birthday celebration, the torch will pass through each one of the state’s 92 counties.

The Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay is designed to inspire and unify Hoosiers in the 2016 Bicentennial celebration.

Thursday, Sept. 15
3-7 p.m., Floyd County
Friday, Sept. 16
9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Clark County

Want to watch the torch as it passes through our counties? See the route maps in Floyd CountyClark County, Part A and Clark County, Part B

Local torch bearers include:

Clark County Floyd County
Andrew Adams David Barksdale
Les Albro Roscoe Carlyle Buley*
Greg Alexander Alyssa Cochran
Jerry Ashabranner* Cory Cochran
Ron Brogan Adam Dickey
Mike Crabtree Edward Dallas Ehalt*
Marcia Ernstberger Libby Elswick
Kelly Fust Kaelyn Gibson
Joni Grayson Jennifer Helton
Elmer Hoehn Mary Jean Loftus*
Mary Kagin Kramer Mike Naville
Jim Keith Bradley Needham
Carl Kramer Mary Paul
Amanda LeBlanc Michelle Pfeifer
Lawrence Curtis Lyons Maggie Ridge
Bob McIntosh Savannah Robinson
Jim Nichols Richard Rush
Ed Siewert Dianne Schladand
Julie Straight Brian Wehneman
Don Summerfield Bill Wells
Phyllis Wilkins
Sean Wirth
Leslie R. Wright

*Denotes posthumous selection. County will provide a participant to represent the torchbearer.