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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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USDA Expands Microloans to Help Farmers Purchase Farmland and Improve Property

January 20, 2016
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USDA Expands Microloans to Help Farmers Purchase Farmland and Improve Property

Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will begin offering farm ownership microloans, creating a new financing avenue for farmers to buy and improve property. These microloans will be especially helpful to beginning or underserved farmers, U.S. veterans looking for a career in farming, and those who...

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Bills to Help Hungry Hoosiers Being Heard This Month

January 20, 2016
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Bills to Help Hungry Hoosiers Being Heard This Month

Indiana lawmakers are tackling a couple of bills this short legislative session that have to do with the access to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Emily Weikert Bryant, executive director of Feeding Indiana’s Hungry, says there are thousands of Hoosiers without enough food because they can’t get help. Indiana law says anyone convicted of...

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Ivy Tech Faculty, Staff Train to Provide Mental Health First Aid

January 20, 2016
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Ivy Tech Faculty, Staff Train to Provide Mental Health First Aid

Ivy Tech Community College faculty and staff members are prepared to offer mental health assistance to students and in the community through a partnership with One Community, One Family and LifeSpring Health Services. The partners provided Mental Health First Aid training on Jan. 7 to more than 30 faculty and staff members at Ivy...

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Scholarship Available for Students Pursing Law Enforcment

January 20, 2016
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Scholarship Available for Students Pursing Law Enforcment

Switzerland County Sheriff Nathan E Hughes announced today that the Indiana Sheriffs’ Association will again be awarding college scholarships to qualified high school seniors or college students who are pursuing a degree in criminal justice studies.  There will be approximately 40-$500 scholarships awarded to qualifying students throughout the state. The Indiana Sheriffs’ Association Scholarship...

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Local Seniors Battle Scammers in 2016

January 20, 2016
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Local Seniors Battle Scammers in 2016

Scammers beware. 2016 is the year seniors resolve to fight back and stop becoming easy targets. Financial scams aimed at seniors are considered “crimes of the 21st century.” From email and phone calls to mail, criminals use all sorts of methods to steal from unsuspecting seniors. According to recent reports on elder financial abuse:...

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Possible School Attack Stopped by Police

January 20, 2016
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Possible School Attack Stopped by Police

Authorities say they’ve stopped a planned school attack at Seymour High School. A 15-year-old male student was arrested on a preliminary charge of attempted murder and placed in juvenile detention pending a review of the case by prosecutors. Jackson county prosecutor Amy Travis said that The Seymour school system and Police Department uncovered a...

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Student Loan Repayment Assistance Now Available For Mental Health and Addiction Professionals

January 19, 2016
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Student Loan Repayment Assistance Now Available For Mental Health and Addiction Professionals

Indiana’s Loan Repayment Assistance Program for Mental Health and Addiction Professionals is currently accepting applications to provide loan repayment assistance to eligible psychiatrists, addiction psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric nurses (including psychiatric nurse practitioners), addiction counselors, and mental health professionals. Applications must be submitted by February 15, 2016, for consideration and are available on the state’s...

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Special Olympics Indiana at Perfect North Slopes

January 19, 2016
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Special Olympics Indiana at Perfect North Slopes

Special Olympics Indiana held their Winter Games at Perfect North Slopes on January 10th -12th. The games brought together 184 athletes from twelve counties across the state to compete in snowshoeing, alpine skiing and snowboarding. Perfect North Slopes hosted the state games for the sixth year, as the games were previously held at Paoli...

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Indiana Tax Season Opens

January 19, 2016
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Indiana Tax Season Opens

Today, the Indiana Department of Revenue and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) opened the 2016 individual income tax filing season and began processing individual income tax returns. Tax season will close April 18, 2016. Electronic Filing The department encourages taxpayers to electronically file their tax returns. Advantages to filing electronically include: Faster refunds –...

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Jan
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all-day BHS Interact Club Spring Cleanin...
BHS Interact Club Spring Cleanin...
Jan 15 – Feb 15 all-day
The Batesville High School Interact Club will be having a spring cleaning coat drive from January 15 – February 15. Drop-off locations include Goody’s, Batesville Memorial Public Library, and the Guidance Office at the Batesville High School.
Feb
10
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10:00 am Pastors & Ministry Leaders Meeting @ First Baptist Church
Pastors & Ministry Leaders Meeting @ First Baptist Church
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am
A pastors & ministry leaders meeting will be held at the First Baptist Church in Milan at 10 am on Wednesday, February 10. Come and join us. Questions or prayer requests, call 654-3642.
10:00 am Pastors and Ministry Leaders Mee... @ First Baptist Church
Pastors and Ministry Leaders Mee... @ First Baptist Church
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am
ATTENTION ALL PASTORS AND MINISTRY LEADERS: Each Wednesday at 10 am we are meeting at the First Baptist Church of Milan for prayer for our area. Please come and join us. Questions or prayers requests, call 812-654-3642.

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