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Healthcare Coverage Deadlines Loom; Feds Urge Rural Hoosiers to Enroll Now

January 27, 2016
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Healthcare Coverage Deadlines Loom; Feds Urge Rural Hoosiers to Enroll Now

Leaders from the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services today urged rural uninsured Hoosiers to enroll in health care coverage before the Health Insurance Marketplace closes on January 31st.  The next Open Enrollment Period will not be until the end of the year. “Rural communities are great places to live and...

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Multi-Agency Effort Lands Two Rush County Residents in Jail

January 27, 2016
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Multi-Agency Effort Lands Two Rush County Residents in Jail

Monday, an effort from multiple agencies led to the rest of two Rush County residents on warrants and additional drug related charges. At approximately 1:40 PM, Senior Trooper David Noah, Indiana State Police, and deputies from the Decatur County Sheriff’s Department answered a call to assist the Rush County Sheriff’s Department with conducting a...

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December Indiana Employment Report

January 27, 2016
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December Indiana Employment Report

Indiana’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained at 4.4 percent in December, marking a 1.5 percent decrease over the past year. The Hoosier labor force also maintained a positive trend, gaining more than 10,000 individuals in December, which brings the total labor force growth for the year to 37,762, and 109,037 added since January 2013....

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Attorney General Zoeller: File Taxes Now to Avoid Fraud

January 27, 2016
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Attorney General Zoeller: File Taxes Now to Avoid Fraud

Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller is urging Hoosiers to file their taxes as soon as possible this year to avoid fraud. Tax-related scams are growing in popularity, with fraudsters taking advantage of complicated tax processes and using fear tactics to victimize well-intentioned taxpayers. Tax Identity Theft The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is designating this...

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Representative Frye Welcomes Student Pages to the Statehouse

January 27, 2016
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Representative Frye Welcomes Student Pages to the Statehouse

State Rep. Randy Frye (R-Greensburg) recently welcomed the following student pages to the Statehouse: A. Bryce McCullough from Greensburg, attends Greensburg Community High School; Avery Frye from Greenfield, attends Greenfield Intermediate School; Dakota King from Patriot, attends Switzerland County Middle School; Emma Spreckelson from Greensburg, attends North Decatur Jr./Sr. High School; Jane Spreckelson from...

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Israel-Based Auto Supplier Selects Indiana for First North American Operations

January 27, 2016
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Israel-Based Auto Supplier Selects Indiana for First North American Operations

Indiana Secretary of Commerce Victor Smith joined Omen USA, a manufacturer of aluminum parts for the automotive industry, at the company’s Israeli headquarters today to announce its plans to locate its first North American production facility in Richmond, Indiana, creating up to 100 new jobs by 2019. “Omen USA had choices when evaluating options...

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5,000 Newborns to Receive Red Hats in February

January 26, 2016
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5,000 Newborns to Receive Red Hats in February

More than 5,000 babies born in Indiana in February will be decked out in reds hats courtesy of the American Heart Association’s “Little Hats, Big Hearts” program. American Heart Association staff will deliver the tiny hats to 44 hospitals across the state beginning this week. The hats were lovingly hand-knitted by volunteers. February is...

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Prosecutors Ask for Tools to Fight Meth Labs and Their Collateral Damage

January 26, 2016
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Prosecutors Ask for Tools to Fight Meth Labs and Their Collateral Damage

Indiana prosecuting attorneys today asked members of the Indiana General Assembly to consider the human and taxpayer tolls created by highly volatile meth labs as the House Public Health Committee heard three bills directed at reducing the state’s number one national ranking in meth labs. Delaware County Prosecutor Jeff Arnold said his county leads...

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Local Truck Drivers Awarded for More than 25 Years of Service

January 26, 2016
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Local Truck Drivers Awarded for More than 25 Years of Service

On Saturday the Indiana Motor Truck Association held it’s driver of the month and year awards dinner and ceremony in Indianapolis. Batesville Logistics Inc has 4 drivers who were awarded Driver of the month. John Klimczewski from Dillsboro was awarded the February Driver of the month award. He has been driving 38 years for...

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Batesville Airport Indiana’s Newest Public Use Airport

January 26, 2016
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Batesville Airport Indiana’s Newest Public Use Airport

The City of Batesville and Batesville Aviation Services are pleased to announce that the Batesville Airport and Batesville Aviation Services have transitioned from a private use airport to a public use airport. Batesville Aviation Services, owned by Shorty Whittington and son John, have spent the past four years working with the Federal Aviation Association...

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all-day Bacon, Blues, and Brews Festival @ Walhill Farm
Bacon, Blues, and Brews Festival @ Walhill Farm
Aug 27 all-day
FRIDAY, AUGUST 26 RAA Free Outdoor Stage 6:30pm – 7:45pm: My Old Man’s Band 8:15pm – 10pm: Automation SATURDAY, AUGUST 27 RAA Free Outdoor Stage 11:30am – 1pm: Carson Diersing 1:30pm – 3pm: Andrew Hibbard 3:30pm – 5pm: Blue Moon 5:30pm – 7pm: Parker Millsap The Barn (doors open 6:30pm) 7:30pm – 9pm: The Defibulators 9:30pm – 11pm: Ben Miller Band Curfew: Midnight SUNDAY, AUGUST 28 RAA Free Outdoor Stage 10:30am – noon: Open mic 12:30pm – 2pm: Michael Kelsey The Restaurant at Walhill Farm will be serving their regular Sunday menu from 10am – 2pm. FREE FINE ART DISPLAYS Friday: 4 pm – closing • Saturday: 10 am – 7 pm • Sunday: 10:30 am – 2 pm INTERACTIVE ARTS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY Patrick Durkin presents Matisse-a Pizza: August 26/27/28 Matisse-a Pizza is an all-inclusive, exhilarating art concept, based on Henri Matisse’s paper cutouts. Patrick’s artful embrace of this technique and his easy-to-follow instructions are a radically simple way to empower people and celebrate their innate creativity. Following appointments during the week in Batesville area schools, Patrick’s booth will be open for demonstrations at Bacon Blues & Brew during regular festival hours, where he will sell his kits and hold demonstrations. patrickleedurkin.com Gyotaku: August[...]
9:00 am Burney Baptist Church Community Day @ Burney Baptist Church
Burney Baptist Church Community Day @ Burney Baptist Church
Aug 27 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
BURNEY BAPTIST CHURCH, BURNEY INDIANA COMMUNITY DAY SATURDAY, AUGUST 27 9AM – 4 PM LUNCH 11:30 AM – 1 PM FRIED CHICKEN, HOTDOGS, CHIPS, BAKED BEANS, APPLESAUSE AND WATERMELON AND IT’S ALL FREE!!!! THEY’RE WILL BE GAMES FOR KIDS, A BOUNCE HOUSE, DUNK TANK, CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT ALONG WITH MUSIC AND FELLOWSHIP.
9:00 am Quilts for Kids Sew Day @ The Quilter's Nook, Versailles
Quilts for Kids Sew Day @ The Quilter's Nook, Versailles
Aug 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hoosier Hills Quilts For Kids Sew Day 4th Saturday of the Month The Quilter’s Nook 812-689-0980 Versailles, IN 9:00 am to 5:00 pm We have donated fabric all you need is a sewing machine and your time