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Heavy Rain Causes Flooding in Southeast Indiana

September 9, 2016
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Heavy Rain Causes Flooding in Southeast Indiana

RIPLEY, DECATUR, FRANKLIN, AND DEARBORN COUNTIES, Ind. — Our area saw heavy rain and thunderstorms last night. All of that heavy rain prompted several different flash flood warnings and flood warnings for the area. Batesville Police reported that State Road…

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Ripley County Sheriff’s Department Selling Mums for Education

September 9, 2016
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Ripley County Sheriff’s Department Selling Mums for Education

VERSAILLES, Ind. — The Mums for Education Project is under way at the Ripley County Sheriff’s Office. This is the second year for the project. The female inmates grow mums which are sold to raise money for scholarships for local…

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Hope Over Heroin Being Held in Brookville

September 9, 2016
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Hope Over Heroin Being Held in Brookville

BROOKVILLE , Ind. — Hope over Heroin is coming to Brookville, Franklin County and the Whitewater Valley area today and tomorrow, Sept. 9-10. Everything associated with the event is free to the public, and it will be held at the…

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Torch Relay Kicks Off Today

September 9, 2016
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Torch Relay Kicks Off Today

CORYDON, Ind. — A centerpiece of Indiana’s bicentennial celebration kicked off Friday morning at the original state capital. The lighting of the bicentennial torch in Corydon began a five-week torch relay that will wind through all 92 counties and more…

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Suspect jailed after Batesville manhunt

September 8, 2016
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Suspect jailed after Batesville manhunt

Local authorities arrested Phillip G. Mourey shortly after 4:30 p.m....Mourey allegedly ran away from a Batesville police...The suspect in a manhunt in...

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Decatur County Farmer Vying for American Pig Farmer of the Year

September 8, 2016
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Decatur County Farmer Vying for American Pig Farmer of the Year

DECATUR COUNTY, Ind. — Maria Mauer who lives in Decatur County has been nominated as American Pig farmer of the year on americaspigfarmer.com. She is in the final 4 of the contest and she needs your votes. You can vote…

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INDOT to Hold Public Meeting on Proposed Roundabouts in North Vernon

September 8, 2016
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INDOT to Hold Public Meeting on Proposed Roundabouts in North Vernon

NORTH VERNON, Ind. — INDOT officials invite residents, businesses and other interested parties to participate in a public meeting next week that will focus on two proposed roundabouts for the U.S. Highway 50 bypass at North Vernon. This informational meeting…

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Historic Madison to Receive Servaas Awards

September 8, 2016
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Historic Madison to Receive Servaas Awards

MADISON & COLUMBUS, Ind. — Indiana Landmarks will present its annual Servaas Memorial Awards for achievement in historic preservation and its new Williamson Prize for outstanding individual leadership on September 11 in Indianapolis. Servaas Awards will go to Historic Madison…

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Indiana Republican Caucus Offering Paid Internships

September 8, 2016
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Indiana Republican Caucus Offering Paid Internships

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Indiana Senate Republican Caucus is offering paid, spring-semester internships in its legislative, legal, policy, communications and information technology offices during the 2017 session of the General Assembly. Qualified candidates must be at least a college sophomore.…

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Recess Crucial for Kids’ Social Development

September 8, 2016
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Recess Crucial for Kids’ Social Development

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — As schools work to meet academic and testing standards, some are cutting back on recess time to make room for more class time. But, experts say that can have long-term negative consequences for children. Playtime isn’t downtime,…

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4:00 pm Chili Supper @ Greensburg Fire Department
Chili Supper @ Greensburg Fire Department
Sep 30 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chili Supper at the Greensburg Fire Department this Friday night, 4-8:00 PM! All you can eat chili, peanut butter sandwiches, hot dogs and homemade desserts $6.00! Come out and support your GFD firefighters, bring the kids to see the fire…