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Weak Prices Discourage Acreage Expansion

January 21, 2016
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Weak Prices Discourage Acreage Expansion

Farm Futures' Survey Shows More Corn, Less Soybeans for 2016

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2 Vehicle Crash in front of Batesville High School Sends 1 to Hospital

January 21, 2016
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2 Vehicle Crash in front of Batesville High School Sends 1 to Hospital

January 19, at approximately 3:02 PM, the Batesville Police Department investigated a two vehicle accident that occurred on State Road 46 in front of the Batesville High School, which sent one person to Margaret Mary Hospital with minor injuries. Officer Michael Manus and Lieutenant Doug Wolfer concluded, during the crash investigation, that a 17...

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3 Vehicle Crash Sends 2 to Hospital

January 21, 2016
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3 Vehicle Crash Sends 2 to Hospital

On January 19, 2016 at about 4:45pm the Batesville Police along with the Batesville Fire and Rescue 10 responded to an auto accident with injuries on State Road 46 @ Tekulve Road. 3 vehicles were involved closing State Road 46 for over an hour while the accident was investigated. Details of the investigation reveal...

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Attorney General Zoeller: Chase Settlement Funds Will Support Foreclosure Prevention Assistance, Debt Counseling to Struggling Hoosiers

January 21, 2016
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Attorney General Zoeller: Chase Settlement Funds Will Support Foreclosure Prevention Assistance, Debt Counseling to Struggling Hoosiers

Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced that Indiana Legal Services, Inc. (ILS) will receive a grant to support its foreclosure prevention services and debt counseling programs that the nonprofit offers free to struggling Indiana residents in all 92 counties. Specifically, ILS will use the grant money to bolster their debt counseling programs at the...

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Attorney General Zoeller Reminds Hoosiers to Freeze Identity Thieves Before They Can Act

January 21, 2016
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Attorney General Zoeller Reminds Hoosiers to Freeze Identity Thieves Before They Can Act

In 2015, more than 400 data breaches exposing the personal and financial information of Indiana residents were reported to the Indiana Attorney General’s Office, and more than 1,000 identity theft complaints were filed. Nationwide, identity thieves stole more than $18 billion from 17.6 million U.S. victims last year.Taking a proactive stance, Indiana Attorney General...

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5 Oldenburg Seniors Selected to be Part of Indiana All-State Choir

January 21, 2016
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5 Oldenburg Seniors Selected to be Part of Indiana All-State Choir

Five Oldenburg Academy Seniors were selected as members of the prestigious Indiana All-State Choir. Marie Hoog (Batesville), Decker Horninger (Brookville), Carly Wagers (Brookville), Nathan Hubert (Lawrenceburg), and Mikaela Fangman (Batesville) were accepted to the 2016 All-State Choir through an audition only process.  Students learned a required classical piece of music and completed a sight-singing...

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Coalition for a Drug Free Batesville Community Perception Survey Available

January 21, 2016
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Coalition for a Drug Free Batesville Community Perception Survey Available

The Coalition for a Drug Free Batesville is currently requesting community members take the 2016 Community Perception Survey. This survey asks community members about their thoughts on a variety of topics around alcohol and other drugs. The Coalition then uses the results from this survey to look at what the community perception is on...

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Big Drop in House Fire Deaths In Indiana

January 21, 2016
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Big Drop in House Fire Deaths In Indiana

Nine people die every day in fires in the United States. The National Fire Protection Association says there’s a house fire reported every 86 seconds and the things inside our homes are burning faster and hotter than ever. Dan Finnegan, a fire safety consultant with Siemens Building Technologies, says in the 1950s and ’60s...

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Frye and Lyness Lace Up Sneakers to Fight Cancer

January 20, 2016
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Frye and Lyness Lace Up Sneakers to Fight Cancer

State Representative Randy Frye and Randy Lyness paired their sneakers with their suits today at the Statehouse to help raise cancer awareness. “Last year alone, it cost Hoosiers nearly $2 billion to treat and fight this disease,” Frye said. “It is important to capitalize on every opportunity to increase awareness, encourage healthy lifestyles and...

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IU and Purdue Ranked by Reuters Among World’s 50 Most Innovative Universities

January 20, 2016
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IU and Purdue Ranked by Reuters Among World’s 50 Most Innovative Universities

Indiana University ranks among the world’s 50 most innovative universities, according to an analysis of patent and publishing data from hundreds of research institutions around the globe between 2008 and 2013.In the Reuters News study, IU placed 49th in the list of Top 100 World’s Most Innovative Universities and 33rd among U.S universities. Twelve of the...

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9:00 am South Decatur Elementary Color Run @ South Decatur Jr - Sr High School
South Decatur Elementary Color Run @ South Decatur Jr - Sr High School
Sep 3 @ 9:00 am
South Decatur Elementary School has introduced a new fundraising program called My School Color Run. The My School Color Run program aims to go beyond traditional fundraising. Rather than sell goods, the program aims to engage the entire student body in a fitness initiative that aims to instill a life-long healthy way of living. On Sept. 3, at 9 a.m., the students, staff, and community of South Decatur Elementary School will walk, jog, and run their way toward a healthier life while raising funds for the PTO’s Playground Revitalization Project. The color run will be held at South Decatur Jr-Sr High School, and will be open to the public. This is an untimed fun run. Participants will pass through four color stations throughout the course and end with a massive color toss at the My Color Run Post-Race Party. Participants will be treated to refreshments, music, and fun following the run. Interested participants of all ages can register by visiting www.SouthDecaturMSCR.eventbrite.com, or by completing a paper registration form prior to the event. Registration is $25 for adults 13 and older, and $20 for kids 12 and under. A family of five gets a discount at $20 per person. Pre-registration is[...]
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all-day Sunman Farmers Market
Sunman Farmers Market
Sep 4 all-day
The Sunman Park Board will be hosting the Sunman Farmers Market for the 2016 season. Every Saturday beginning May 14 til October 29. For spaces & more information contact Janice 812-65-2180