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Joe Madden

November 5, 2014
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The Chicago Cubs replaced Rick Renteria with Joe Madden this past week as manager.  Everyone wondered why Madden opted out from his contract with the Tampa Bay Rays.  In less than two weeks, we found out the reason. Madden led the Rays to three play-off seasons during his stay in Florida.  He is regarded...

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Football Results

November 4, 2014
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The high school sectionals continued last Friday night.  The season came to an end for the Batesville Bulldogs and South Decatur Cougars, but it continues for the East Central Trojans and Milan Indians. Batesville’s battle with Guerin Catholic in the cold rain was not over until the onside kick with one minute left failed...

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Dave Miley

November 3, 2014
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Do you remember Dave Miley who was the Cincinnati Reds manager from 2003-2005 where he compiled a 125 win and 164 loss record?  The Tampa native was a catcher by profession.  As a player he was a member of the Cincinnati Reds organization.  After retirement from active playing, he became a coach and manager in the...

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Emotions

October 31, 2014
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Pro sport teams seem to have trouble maintaining a high level of emotion for every game during a season.  There were 3 great examples in the last two weeks of pro football.  When the Cincinnati Bengals went to Indianapolis, they seemed to just go through the motions of playing a game.  They were only...

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Tip Off

October 30, 2014
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Tonight is the inaugural Oldenburg Academy Tip Off Dinner for boys basketball.  It is a men’s only event at the local Knights of Columbus Hall here in Batesville.  Approximately 18 of the area’s head boys basketball coaches will be given 10 minutes to talk about their team for the upcoming season. The affair includes...

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Big Weekend

October 29, 2014
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Several area schools had very good performances this past weekend.  In football, Batesville, East Central, Rushville, and Milan were victorious in their first sectional rounds.  South Decatur also will play a second sectional game.  They will all play this Friday night in the middle round of the sectional playoffs. In soccer, the Oldenburg Academy...

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NCAA Football Playoffs

October 28, 2014
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The first rankings which will determine the final four in football will be released today.  They will continue to do this each week until the final listing occurs in early December.  That release will be the four teams that play for the National Championship.  The five major conferences are all hoping one of their teams...

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Inflating Scores

October 27, 2014
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Are we putting so much emphasis on ratings that football teams think they have to run the score up on weaker opponents?  We know that the college football playoffs is something that will be determined by a select committee.  We hope that this committee is able to determine who the top 4 teams are...

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Football and Volleyball

October 24, 2014
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This weekend the area football teams will play their first round of the sectional.  Competing in 4A will be East Central, South Dearborn, Franklin County, and Connersville from the EIAC.  Those teams playing in 3A sectionals from the EIAC include Batesville, Greensburg, Lawrenceburg, and Rushville.  Competing in 2A will be Milan and in 1A North and...

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Area Cross Country

October 23, 2014
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Congratulations to the Batesville Lady Bulldogs, the Greensburg Lady Pirates, and the Oldenburg Twisters for qualifying for the semi-state meet this Saturday in Indianapolis.  The Bulldogs girls’ team and the Twister Boys’ team both finished 3rd in the regional this past Saturday at South Dearborn.  The Greensburg Lady Pirates’ finished 5th at the same...

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Nov
18
Tue
9:00 am Achieving Net-Zero Energy Goal @ Jennings County Public Library
Achieving Net-Zero Energy Goal @ Jennings County Public Library
Nov 18 @ 9:00 am – Dec 31 @ 9:00 pm
JENNINGS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY Achieving Net-Zero energy goal Jennings County Public Library is located on North State Road 3 in North Vernon, IN.  The library is open from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Monday thru Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays.  Closed Sunday. To follow the library’s progress and monitoring of the solar panels, visit our website:  www.jenningslib.org The Jennings County Public Library is proud to announce it will soon become the largest net-zero energy use public library in Indiana. It is anticipated that the facility will produce energy greater than or equal than that it consumes. The library’s 33,000 square foot facility has made energy improvements in lighting, HVAC, Insulation and rooftop Solar and Solar Tracking Solutions that are helping contribute to the net-zero energy goals. “This project combines an effort to both innovate and think critically about the impact that science can have on the world.  Our net-zero goal is a way to reduce our global footprint and improve our community,” said Steve Massey, President of the Jennings County Public Library Board.  “Net-zero is a process – and an opportunity for the public to learn with us.” Solar Power[...]
Dec
3
Wed
6:00 pm 4-H Online Enrollment Deadline @ Online
4-H Online Enrollment Deadline @ Online
Dec 3 @ 6:00 pm – Jan 15 @ 12:00 am
The 4-H enrollment deadline is 3 months early this year and enrollment is expected to be completed online which means big change for our members!! The 4-H Enrollment deadline is January 15, 2015.
Dec
18
Thu
4:00 pm Paws & Think @ Batesville Memorial Public Library
Paws & Think @ Batesville Memorial Public Library
Dec 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Read to a Therapy Dog at the library. Your child can read for 15 minutes to Belle. You bring a book or choose from our basket of books. Sign up for 15-minutes time slots: 4:00 4:15 4:30 4:45 p.m. Call the library to sign up!

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