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Leising Serving On Ag And Natural Resources Committee

June 24, 2014
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Leising Serving On Ag And Natural Resources Committee

“Farming is one of Indiana’s most important industries and this committee will discuss ways to further its success,” Leising said. “My hope is that we will continue work on a permanent solution to Indiana’s agriculture property-tax system.”

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Local County Has Highest Unemployment Rate In State

June 23, 2014
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Local County Has Highest Unemployment Rate In State

The jobless rate in Fayette County increased last month from 7.6 percent to 8 percent. The county now has the highest number of unemployed citizens...

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Voegele, Hiltz Earn Top Spots At Country Showdown

June 23, 2014
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Voegele, Hiltz Earn Top Spots At Country Showdown

The third time was a charm for a contestant in the Country Showdown. The 33rd annual event was held at Liberty Park...

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Rising Sun Foundation Provides Grants To Seniors

June 23, 2014
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Rising Sun Foundation Provides Grants To Seniors

A total of 46 graduating seniors are receiving some financial help from the Rising Sun Regional Foundation. The foundation is providing...

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Indiana Gets a D-minus in Help for Working Parents

June 23, 2014
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Indiana Gets a D-minus in Help for Working Parents

Indiana gets a grade of D-minus in a new report analyzing how each state supports – or doesn’t support – new parents in terms of leave time and job protection. The study, timed for the White House Summit on Working Families today...

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Local Conservation Officer Receives Promotion

June 23, 2014
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Local Conservation Officer Receives Promotion

Bill Beville, who joined the DNR in 1985, was promoted to Lieutenant for District 9, serving southeast Indiana...

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Franklin County HS Principal Resigning

June 20, 2014
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Franklin County HS Principal Resigning

The principal of Franklin County High School has resigned after previously admitting to plagiarizing a graduation speech. A special meeting was held Thursday night...

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Possible Venue Change For Country Showdown *Update*

June 20, 2014
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Possible Venue Change For Country Showdown *Update*

Organizers are considering moving the event to the Batesville High School auditorium if showers and storms continue...

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Crisis In Iraq Hits Home For Decatur County Man

June 20, 2014
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Crisis In Iraq Hits Home For Decatur County Man

The breakout of violence has claimed the life of six of his cousins. “My family is a few hours east of Baghdad and it is real bad now there.”

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Remembering Mark: A Sister’s Story About Family, Faith, And Cancer

June 20, 2014
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Remembering Mark: A Sister’s Story About Family, Faith, And Cancer

“I think that is part of his legacy, for his kids especially. They were worth the fight and he was not going to go down without a fight.”

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Ripley County 4-H Fair
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all-day Ripley County 4-H Fair @ Ripley County Fairground
Ripley County 4-H Fair @ Ripley County Fairground
Jul 24 all-day
Farm animals, 4-H exhibits, rides, commercial vendors and grandstand events, Ripley County Fairground, 525 West Beech St., Osgood.  Contact Shanna Joseph (812)689-6535 or ripleycopark@comcast.net,  www.ripleycounty.com/parks/4hfair.html .

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