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Budget Revision Allows Raise For Franklin County Government Workers

January 21, 2014
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Budget Revision Allows Raise For Franklin County Government Workers

Government employees in Franklin County will now receive the promised 50 cent an hour raise, the Franklin County Observer is reporting. The 2014 budget that had been sent in for review to...

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Sheriff: Crime Up Last Year In Ripley County

January 21, 2014
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Sheriff: Crime Up Last Year In Ripley County

Out of the criminal cases received, 373 were either closed or resulted in arrest, and 235 cases remain open, under investigation. That is approximately a 61% closure rating...

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Officials Aiming For Successful NRA Convention

January 21, 2014
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Officials Aiming For Successful NRA Convention

The city began working with the NRA several years ago to bring the convention to the state, which will feature more than 600 exhibitors, seminars and celebrity appearances...

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Citizens Encouraged To Particpate In Upcoming Blood Drives

January 20, 2014
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Citizens Encouraged To Particpate In Upcoming Blood Drives

Two community drives are scheduled for the coming week. Residents are encouraged to give blood as it can help save lives..

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Free Legal Advice Available For Residents Monday

January 20, 2014
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Free Legal Advice Available For Residents Monday

egal volunteers are providing legal assistance to local residents Monday as an annual tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This program is an opportunity for local attorneys to offer free legal consultations...

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Ohio Woman Suffers Injury After Snowmobile Accident

January 20, 2014
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Ohio Woman Suffers Injury After Snowmobile Accident

Indiana Conversation Officers are investigating a snowmobile accident that occurred near Dover on Saturday night...

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Winter Weather Advisory For WRBI Area

January 18, 2014
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The National Weather Service issuing a Winter Weather Advisory for The WRBI Listening Area from 4 PM Saturday through 4 AM Sunday.  Accumulations of 2 to 3 inches of snow are expected with higher amounts possible. Travel difficulties are expected due to reduced visibilities and snow accumulations.  Be prepared for snow covered roads and...

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Commitee Members Sought For Batesville Dog Park

January 17, 2014
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Commitee Members Sought For Batesville Dog Park

The Parks Department is asking the community for help in making the permanent dog park a reality. Many obstacles have to be faced before...

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Heavy Snow Wreaks Road Havoc, School Closures

January 17, 2014
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Heavy Snow Wreaks Road Havoc, School Closures

Slick roads resulted in dozens of area school closures throughout the region Friday. As the snow continues to fall, roads will remain snow covered and hazardous. The National Weather Service has issued...

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Former Ripley County Chief Deputy Retires

January 17, 2014
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Former Ripley County Chief Deputy Retires

The former chief deputy of the Ripley County Sheriffs Office has retired, Sheriff Tom Grills confirmed Friday...

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Upcoming Events

Sep
10
Wed
3:00 pm 2014 Business, Citizen & Teacher...
2014 Business, Citizen & Teacher...
Sep 10 @ 3:00 pm – Nov 7 @ 2:28 pm
Now accepting nominations and applications for these three awards by the Sunman Chamber of Commerce. Winners will be announced at the Chamber’s Annual Awards Dinner on Friday, November 7, 2014. For more information please contact the Sunman Chamber’s website or call Anna.
Sep
20
Sat
all-day Annual 21st Crackaway Daze Festival @ Saltcreek Township Park
Annual 21st Crackaway Daze Festival @ Saltcreek Township Park
Sep 20 – Sep 21 all-day
The Annual 21st Crackaway Daze Festival will be held on September 20 – 21 at the Saltcreek Township Park in New Point, Indiana (located 8 miles east of Greensburg or 6 miles west of Batesville on Hwy 46 or south 850 just off of I-74 Exit 143. Park is on left along Hwy 46). Parade at 11:00 am on Saturday. Flea market in the park (contact Rosa at 812-593-7611 or email at rosa@etczone.com). Great food for both days (roast plus more on Saturday). Our famous fried chicken with all the trimmings on Sunday, served by the New Point Kiwanis Club. Homemade ice cream by Smyrna Church. Fun for the kids and adults (bed race, antique cars and trucks and farm equipment, kettle bean soup). Entertainment, drawings (50/50 pot), hot dog stand, snow cones and much more! Thanks to all that donate and help in any way!
Sep
21
Sun
1:45 pm St. Louis Church Festival 2014 @ St. Louis Church
St. Louis Church Festival 2014 @ St. Louis Church
Sep 21 @ 1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
Fried Chicken & Roast Beef Dinners Served 11:00—4:00 in our air-conditioned, handicapped accessible Parish Activity Center $10.00 Adults & $5.00 Children 10 and Under Outdoor Dining– Full menu including our famous Mock Turtle Soup Raffles— $2,000 Cash, 2 Quilts, Last Supper Carving, Steamer Trunk, & Diner’s Dream Raffle! Drawing at 7:00pm Booths—Games of chance and fun for the entire family! Eureka Band—Nations oldest all-volunteer band will entertain at 4:30pm I-74 to Batesville Exit & South 6 Blocks Horse-Drawn Surreys will transport guests free-of-charge from George Street parking lot (From I-74—South 4 blocks and West 1 block) – watch for directional signs. Parking is also available in front of the School and Parish Office for physically challenged. All facilities are fully accessible. For Information: 812-934-3204

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