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Local Family Recognized With Hoosier Homestead Award

May 9, 2014
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Local Family Recognized With Hoosier Homestead Award

The farm was purchased by Frank Grow in 1901 after selling his patent for the first self-starter for the Maxwell Car. Pat Hicks, and her sons, Brad and Bart...

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Ripley County Native Appointed Chief Deputy

May 9, 2014
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Ripley County Native Appointed Chief Deputy

The position is appointed by the sheriff and holds the rank of Major. Holt now becomes second in command...

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Woman Sought For Aurora Wal-Mart Register Scheme

May 9, 2014
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Woman Sought For Aurora Wal-Mart Register Scheme

Authorities are searching for a woman who pulled a quick one at the checkout of the Aurora Wal-Mart...

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MERS Patient Improving, Virus Appears Contained

May 9, 2014
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MERS Patient Improving, Virus Appears Contained

Health officials have provided an update regarding the first domestic case of MERS found in Indiana last week...

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Union County Officials Nix Ambulance Crew From County

May 9, 2014
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Union County Officials Nix Ambulance Crew From County

Union County officials are removing an ambulance crew from the county after a train and farm equipment accident on April 19...

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Historic Valley House Sold At Auction

May 9, 2014
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Historic Valley House Sold At Auction

Brookville resident George Gillman placed a $23,000 bid on behalf of the Brookville/Franklin County Chamber of Commerce at an auction...

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Local Public Safety Agencies Awarded Grants

May 8, 2014
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Local Public Safety Agencies Awarded Grants

The Indiana Homeland Security Foundation has approved more than $400,000 in grants to aid public safety agencies statewide...

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Meat Salesman Charged With Scamming Sunman Couple

May 8, 2014
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Meat Salesman Charged With Scamming Sunman Couple

A meat salesman accused of shortchanging $3,800 from an elderly Sunman couple is behind bars in Ripley County...

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Lawrenceburg’s Fall Fest Will Return This Year

May 8, 2014
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Lawrenceburg’s Fall Fest Will Return This Year

At one point there was a possibility that Lawrenceburg’s annual Fall Fest would not return. It will be back this year but with changes...

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Ripley County EMA Hosts Disaster Training

May 8, 2014
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Ripley County EMA Hosts Disaster Training

“The purpose was to learn how to set up a point of distribution in the event of a disaster,” said Ripley County Emergency Management Director Patrick...

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Nov
5
Wed
6:00 am God’s Bright Treasures Ministry ...
God’s Bright Treasures Ministry ...
Nov 5 @ 6:00 am – Nov 24 @ 6:00 pm
God’s Bright Treasures Ministry is collecting 7,500 pairs of shoes to raise funds for our center, to help those in need and to keep shoes from going into the landfills. We are asking for the community’s help to accomplish this. We have already collected 2,600 pairs so far! God’s Bright Treasures is a non-profit child care facility in Bright, Indiana. We have a shoe collection box at the business of Quality Auto Mart at 7307 St. Rd. 46 E., Batesville, IN 47041 or they can bring their shoes to our location at 25365 State Line Road, Bright, IN 47025. Please clean out your unwanted, gently worn, used shoes and donate them. If you, or a local organization, are interested in learning more about this opportunity, you may contact Karen Stall or Mary Ann Cannon by phone at 812-637-6830 or email Karen@godsbrighttreasures.org or maryann@godsbrighttreasures.org.
Nov
16
Sun
12:00 pm American Red Cross Blood Donatio... @ Southeastern Indiana
American Red Cross Blood Donatio... @ Southeastern Indiana
Nov 16 @ 12:00 pm – Nov 30 @ 3:00 pm
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
Nov
17
Mon
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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