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St. Louis educator nominated for VFW teaching award

November 12, 2014
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St. Louis educator nominated for VFW teaching award

A St. Louis School social studies teacher is being recognized by the Batesville VFW Post 3183...K-12 educators that...Once selected by a local...the instructors...

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School bullying forums scheduled in Lawrenceburg, Madison

November 12, 2014
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School bullying forums scheduled in Lawrenceburg, Madison

According to the Youth Risk Behavior Survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 25 percent...

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Dearborn County represented at LEADS Awards Day

November 12, 2014
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Dearborn County represented at LEADS Awards Day

The 3rd annual Leadership & Entrepreneurial Awards Day of Southern Indiana...

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Wood-Mizer contest winner using locally built product

November 12, 2014
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Wood-Mizer contest winner using locally built product

Wood-Mizer is announcing the winners of their 2014 Business Best Contest, a long-standing tradition...

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UPDATE: No one injured in morning blaze in Napoleon

November 11, 2014
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UPDATE: No one injured in morning blaze in Napoleon

Firefighters were on the scene of a house fire in the 3700 block of W. Main Street in Napoleon...

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New virtual tool for job-seeking Indiana Veterans

November 11, 2014
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New virtual tool for job-seeking Indiana Veterans

After years, or even decades of serving their country, it can be difficult for veterans to find a job that suits them...

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Police adding extra holiday patrols Friday

November 11, 2014
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Police adding extra holiday patrols Friday

Area police agencies are adding extra patrols during the Thanksgiving Holiday travel period...

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Wildlife checkpoint scheduled Sunday in Ripley County

November 11, 2014
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Wildlife checkpoint scheduled Sunday in Ripley County

Indiana Conservation Officers will conduct a wildlife checkpoint at an undisclosed location in Ripley County on Sunday...

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Batesville Council backs recycling center; other meeting notes

November 11, 2014
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Batesville Council backs recycling center; other meeting notes

The monthly meeting featured a wide range of topics including a proposed recycling center, reported drones...

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BHS, OA soccer coaches receive district honors

November 11, 2014
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BHS, OA soccer coaches receive district honors

Three local high school varsity soccer coaches are receiving recognition from colleagues. The Indiana Soccer...

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Efforts to help ensure a sufficient blood supply for patients during the holiday season are underway. Patients don’t get a holiday from needing donated blood! How to donate blood Simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental consent in some states), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.   Places to donate: redcross
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9:00 am Deck Your House @ Memorial Building
Deck Your House @ Memorial Building
Nov 17 @ 9:00 am – Dec 2 @ 12:00 pm
Deck Your House  @ Memorial Building  | Batesville | Indiana | United States
Deck Your House Holiday House Decorating Contest How to enter: submit a photo of your home, 5 canned goods, name, address and phone number at the Memorial Building by noon on December 2nd. Criteria: residential homes only within city limits and must be visible from the street. Contestants will be announced at the Annual Tree Lighting Celebration, December 4th at 6 p.m. Vote: December 4-11 at 3 p.m. Vote at: Memorial Building- 132 S. Main St. Memorial Public Library- 131 N. Walnut St. Southeastern Indiana YMCA- State Road 129 1 canned good= 1 vote (supports Batesville Food Pantry) Winners Announced: Winners will be notified in person December 17th starting at 6 p.m. Ryan Stauffer will announce winners at 6:30 p.m. on WRBI. Prizes, Sponsors and more information on the flyer:     
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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[...]

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