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UPDATED: Tuesday Morning Accident Closes I-74

August 26, 2016
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UPDATED: Tuesday Morning Accident Closes I-74

UPDATE — The Decatur County Corner has identified the man that died in the Tuesday Morning Accident that closed I-74 as David Lepper, 55, of West Chester, Ohio. The accident is still under investigation. Police still do not know why…

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Milan Art Display Selected as Bicentennial Legacy Project

August 25, 2016
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Milan Art Display Selected as Bicentennial Legacy Project

RIPLEY COUNTY, Ind. — The Indiana Bicentennial Commission held its August meeting at the Indiana State Fairgrounds on August 19, 2016. There were 69 Legacy Projects approved this round, one of which is in Ripley County. The Milan Lions Club…

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Central Indiana Cleaning Up from Severe Storms

August 25, 2016
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Central Indiana Cleaning Up from Severe Storms

HOWARD COUNTY, Ind. — Severe storms and tornadoes ripped through Central Indiana Wednesday night. The most severe damage occurred in Howard and Montgomery Counties. 27 counties reported tornado warnings Wednesday evening. There were 8 confirmed tornadoes with 3 actually touching…

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Student Caught with Airsoft Pistol and Knife

August 25, 2016
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Student Caught with Airsoft Pistol and Knife

SUNMAN, Ind. — A Sunman student is facing disciplinary action after he was accused of bringing a pellet gun and a knife to school. A letter was sent home to parents telling of an incident that occurred on Bus 42.…

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Authorities Investigating Multiple Overdoses in Jennings County

August 25, 2016
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Authorities Investigating Multiple Overdoses in Jennings County

JENNINGS COUNTY, Ind. — A southeastern Indiana sheriff says a wave of drug overdoses that killed one person and left 14 others hospitalized was caused by heroin that may have been laced with a powerful painkiller. Jennings County Sheriff Gary…

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Conservation Officers Release Bald Eagle Back Into Wild

August 25, 2016
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Conservation Officers Release Bald Eagle Back Into Wild

LAUREL, Ind. — A Bald Eagle was released back into the wild on Monday. Back in May, Kenneth Asher of Hamburg, IN was traveling down the Whitewater River near Laurel, IN when he spotted a mature Bald Eagle in distress.…

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Alex Jr. Brand Toys Being Recalled

August 25, 2016
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Alex Jr. Brand Toys Being Recalled

STATEWIDE — Three ALEX Jr. brand of toys for infants have been recalled due to choking hazards. The recall affects about 91,000 products, all ALEX Jr.-brand Baby Builder, First Pops and First Snaps. According to the company, there have been…

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Greensburg Author Releases Eighth Installment of Fantasy Adventure Book Series

August 25, 2016
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Greensburg Author Releases Eighth Installment of Fantasy Adventure Book Series

GREENSBURG, Ind. — Local Author G.R. Hamer, of Greensburg, continues Nykloneci’s mythical adventures in “General Nykloneci’s Dragons,” the eighth book of his gripping fantasy novel series. This new novel is up for nationwide release this week. General Nykloneci’s Dragons is…

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State of Manufacturing Meeting Draws Area Industry Leaders

August 25, 2016
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State of Manufacturing Meeting Draws Area Industry Leaders

BATESVILLE, INDIANA – Tuesday, manufacturers, community leaders and policymakers from across the region met at Hillenbrand to discuss impactful issues to the Indiana manufacturing community. Topics discussed included legislation and regulations as they affect Hoosier manufacturers, and the industry’s number-one…

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Severe weather possible Wednesday night

August 24, 2016
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Severe weather possible Wednesday night

The National Weather Service has issued these alerts across Southeastern Indiana...

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WRBI WEATHER
58°
light rain
humidity: 90%
wind: 9mph SSE
H 63 • L 50
62°
Thu
58°
Fri
64°
Sat
68°
Sun
68°
Mon

Upcoming Events

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9:00 am Sarringhaus Benefit @ Knights of St. John Hall - Batesville
Sarringhaus Benefit @ Knights of St. John Hall - Batesville
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 pm
Sarringhaus Benefit @ Knights of St. John Hall - Batesville
11:00 am Osgood Bricktoberfest @ Town of Osgood
Osgood Bricktoberfest @ Town of Osgood
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
OSGOOD, Ind. — The Town of Osgood, along with the support of local sponsors, will be hosting the 2nd Annual Bricktoberfest event on Saturday, October 1 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on the historic brick road located on Ripley…