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Reds Caravan

January 27, 2015
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Last Thursday the Reds Caravan came to the “Y” in Batesville.  I was again privileged to MC the event for WRBI.  The Reds contingent consisted of Dick Williams, Jeff Brantley, Jim Kelch, Billy Hamilton, Glenn Braggs, Jess Winker, and Joe Zerhusen. Each member of the tour was given an opportunity to answer questions about...

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“Deflate Gate”

January 26, 2015
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I guess the New England Patriots Bill Belichick and Tom Brady are at it again.  I know you have heard by now that they found 11 of the 12 game balls used by the New England Patriots were 2 pounds below playing weight.  Everyone theorizes that this was done to help Brady, his receivers,...

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Bill Belichick

January 23, 2015
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Bill Belichick is coach of the New England Patriots.  If they can win two more games, he will have his 4th Super Bowl Championship.  It would tie him with Chuck Noll (Pittsburgh) with the most Super Bowl wins for a coach.  At this time, the Patriots are definitely one of the favorites to do so....

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Pay for Play

January 22, 2015
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I have done several articles in the past on the growing trend for college coaches to have their players paid beyond their scholarship.  The latest ruling came from Judge Claudia Wilkens when she ruled in August that college players can make money from any sales that use their name or image on the items...

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Urban Renewal

January 21, 2015
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When most people think of urban renewal, their thoughts go to upgrading buildings, streets, and the like.  Mike Larson, the defensive coordinator for the Wendall Phillips Academy football team in Chicago, has his own version of urban renewal.  When school ended last spring, he told Jamal Brown that his summer assignment was to stay alive....

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LeBron James and Cleveland

January 20, 2015
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When the Miami Heat failed to win last year’s NBA championship, several of their star players bolted.  The main one, of course, was LeBron James who went back to the Cleveland Cavaliers.  This has been a feel-good story for all of sports.  Most writers feel that James’s relationship with northeast Ohio is bigger than basketball. ...

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North Dakota State

January 19, 2015
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When everybody was watching Ohio State beat Oregon, the North Dakota State Bisons of the FCS (Football Championship Series) division of college football won their 4th straight championship.  They defeated Illinois State 29-27 in a thriller where lead changes were the rule. The Bisons did this despite having a new coach this year.  Their first...

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Mo’ne Davis

January 16, 2015
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Most of you know Mo’ne Davis from her exploits as a 13-year old pitcher in this years’ Little League World Series.  The Philadelphia athlete was the first girl to pitch a complete game in the LLWS.  She also threw a shutout.  This is rare for any pitcher in the series. The 5’4″ Philadelphian is...

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William Gay

January 15, 2015
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William Gay is a cornerback for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the NFL.  His pro football career is quite a story in itself, but his off-field activities speak volumes for the character of this man.  Four years ago he volunteered to help a social agency in the city not knowing at the time just what...

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Breanna Stewart

January 14, 2015
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You may not be familiar with the name Breanna Stewart.  She plays basketball for the University of Connecticut.  The Cicero North Syracuse High Schooler is a 6’4″ player for U Conn.  Her goal is to win 4 national championships while attending U Conn.  She is well on her way because she already has 2 under...

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9:00 am Mom2Mom “Not Just a Mom” Discussion @ Building behind Amack's Well
Mom2Mom “Not Just a Mom” Discussion @ Building behind Amack's Well
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Mom2Mom will be having a discussion, “Not Just a Mom,” featuring Darcy Wiley, on Friday, April 29 from 9 – 11 am at the building behind Amack’s Well in Batesville. Come out and see “how finding connection in our most important relationship can help us give our best to others.” For more information call Melissa Hanley at 812-363-5336.Share this:TweetEmailPrint
9:00 am Plant a Tree for Arbor Day
Plant a Tree for Arbor Day
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am
Franklin County SWCD will be holding the 5th Annual Arbor Day Tree Giveaway & Food Drive on Friday, April 29, 2016 beginning at 9am. Over 700 seedlings will be available on a 1st come basis at their office. There will be a limit of 5 trees per person. A variety of tree species will be available, including: red pine, scarlet oak, white oak, shag-bark hickory, tulip tree, black bum, river birch, flowering dogwood, and red-bud. Please bring canned food items in exchange for the trees. Food will be donated to the Works of Mercy Center & SIEOC food pantry in Brookville.Share this:TweetEmailPrint
4:00 pm Solid Rock Swap & More @ Sold Rock Bible Fellowship
Solid Rock Swap & More @ Sold Rock Bible Fellowship
Apr 29 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Solid Rock Swap & More April 29 4p-8p April 30 8a-6p New & Used Items Inside & Out Vendors, Live Music, & Food Inside Fun Dog Show (Registration on Saturday 8:30-9:30, show starts at 10:00) Kids Fun Arta Parking – $1.00 per car or 1 non perishable food itemShare this:TweetEmailPrint

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