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Jeff Hunteman

September 30, 2014
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Last week I had the pleasure of visiting with Jeff Hunteman.  Jeff was one of my high school cross country runners when he attended Batesville High School in the 80’s.  Jeff now lives in Idaho where he works in the field of forestry. Jeff is the son of Bob and Diane Hunteman, and he...

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Cincinnati Reds

September 29, 2014
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With the 2014 season behind them, the Cincinnati Reds will have to make a lot of hard decisions over the winter.  An article in the Cincinnati Enquirer stated that the Reds should consider protecting just 3 members of their roster.  They were Todd Frazier, Devin Mesoroco, and Billy Hamilton.  That does not mean that...

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Homecoming

September 26, 2014
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Tonight is the annual Homecoming of Batesville High School.  I would imagine that most girls have at one time or another fantasized about being Homecoming Queen.  One young lady will get that opportunity tonight. At Batesville Homecoming has become a bigger tradition with the addition of the football alumni recognition.  This was started by...

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Keeneland

September 25, 2014
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In a couple of weeks, Keeneland will open its fall horse racing season.  What a lot of people consider the most beautiful racing facility in the United States only races 2 months out of the year–October and April.  This fall Keeneland goes back to a natural dirt racing surface after using the synthetic track...

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Boys Basketball

September 24, 2014
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Are you aware that Indiana High Schools can now schedule and play two extra basketball games this coming season.  The last several years schools could play only 20 games.  These 20 games included tourneys played in the normal schedule–but not the state tourney games. Some people might question this extra playing time.  I, for one,...

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Dyar Miller

September 23, 2014
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Dyar Miller is now the Houston Astros pitching coordinator.  Dyar was born in Batesville in the mid 40’s and grew up in the New Point area.  He played with several national league teams during his 9-year major league career. Dyar’s main responsibility with the Houston organization is the development of young pitchers in their...

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Football and Sunday TV

September 22, 2014
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Achilles Injuries

September 22, 2014
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Why are there so many Achilles tendon injuries?  I have noticed that Achilles injuries occur at least 2 to 3 times per week in pro sports.  I looked up some information that might explain these injuries. First of all, when a person does a short speed burst, there is ankle pronation (ankle pushes out)...

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Television Override

September 19, 2014
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Do you get upset when your favorite night time shows are delayed, or in some cases cancelled, because a sporting event goes long past its allotted time?  I noticed that 60 Minutes on Sunday is now scheduled one half hour later so that NFL Football can have extra time.  They still don’t seem to...

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Class Reunion

September 18, 2014
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Last weekend Sally and I attended her class reunion in Lawrenceburg.  Two of her high school classmates have made names for themselves in the field of sports.  Denver Kennett was a state high school champion while at Lawrenceburg High School.  Denver cleared 6’6″ in the high jump to claim the state title.  I believe...

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May
27
Wed
8:00 am Canoefest Monthly Raffle @ Canoefest
Canoefest Monthly Raffle @ Canoefest
May 27 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
Next drawing is April 17 Drawing Brookville Tire Mart: 2 Reds Tickets.  The grand prizes at the June 27th drawing will be $2500, $500 (3), $200 (5), $100 (10) and $50 (20). Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20. The winning monthly ticket goes back in the jar for future drawings and the grand prizes. Purchase tickets at local businesses in Brookville. Direct any questions to Tara Keys. Canoefest is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization striving to bring appreciation to the sport of canoeing and kayaking as well as knowledge of the sport.
7:00 pm Battle of the Bands at Liberty P... @ Liberty Park
Battle of the Bands at Liberty P... @ Liberty Park
May 27 @ 7:00 pm
DEADLINE JUNE 1st ! Batesville Music & Arts Festival presents: Don’t miss local “Garage” bands battling for prizes and top honors! Sponsored by the Batesville High School Music Boosters. Food & refreshments provided by Batesville Kiwanis. FREE Admission Contact: Taaron Meyers, 513.484.5153 to enter your band! Bring Lawn Chairs, open  to the public! 1st, 2nd & 3rd place & winners on Class x Radio FM Registration forms & contest rules available in your high school office / music dept. or at www.facebook.com/batesvillebands
May
28
Thu
11:00 am All Veterans Career Fair @ Paul Brown Stadium/Two Paul Brown Stadium
All Veterans Career Fair @ Paul Brown Stadium/Two Paul Brown Stadium
May 28 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
RecruitMilitary, a national military recruiting firm established in 1998, and DAV, a major veteran service organization established in 1920 and serving veterans of all eras, have partnered and are delivering a career fair for military veterans in the Cincinnati area. Anyone who has served on active duty, in the National Guard, or in the Reserves and their spouses is invited to attend this event to find a new career. 40+ local, regional and national companies will attend to recruit for open positions. Companies include: New York City Police Department, City of New York Fire Department, PSE & G, The Home Depot, Bank of America, The Home Depot, Mars Chocolate and many more. This event is proudly sponsored by AdvancePierre Foods. For a full company list and all details of the event, please visit, RecruitMilitary.com/Cincinnati. There is no cost for veterans or their spouses to attend. Employers interested in attending the event to recruit talented military veterans are invited to learn more here.

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