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Unemployment Up As Indiana Adds Jobs

July 21, 2014
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Unemployment Up As Indiana Adds Jobs

The Hoosier State gained 10,000 private sector jobs in June, with every major industry sector experiencing growth...

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Indiana AG Files Suit Against Alleged ADT Scammer

July 21, 2014
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Indiana AG Files Suit Against Alleged ADT Scammer

“This is scamming at its worst,” Attorney General Greg Zoeller said. “Taking advantage of public fear with unsolicited and illegal robo-calls requires aggressive enforcement actions."

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Hoosiers Urged to Enjoy Great Outdoors Throughout July

July 20, 2014
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Hoosiers Urged to Enjoy Great Outdoors Throughout July

"Summer is a good time to learn about and appreciate the incredible natural resources we have available to us in this country," says...

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Ripley County 4H 10-Year Members

July 20, 2014
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Ripley County 4H 10-Year Members

Ripley County 4-H Ten Year Members:

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IU Student Among Victims In Malaysian Flight 17

July 18, 2014
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IU Student Among Victims In Malaysian Flight 17

An Indiana University student was a passenger on the plane that was shot down Thursday in Ukraine...

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Ivy Tech Tabs Lowery As Southeast Chancellor

July 18, 2014
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Ivy Tech Tabs Lowery As Southeast Chancellor

"I look forward to meeting and building relationships with the students, staff, faculty, and administrators at Ivy Tech. And, I look forward to strengthening the...

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Oldenburg Gears Up For Annual Freudenfest

July 18, 2014
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Oldenburg Gears Up For Annual Freudenfest

The Freudenfest first began in 1976 when communities across the nation celebrated the United States bicentennial. The festival...

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Police: Former Decatur Co. Resident Killed In Indianapolis

July 18, 2014
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Police: Former Decatur Co. Resident Killed In Indianapolis

A woman who grew up in Decatur County was found dead in an Indianapolis apartment and investigators have named her boyfriend as a suspect in the case...

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Foundation Awards $25K To Safe School Project

July 18, 2014
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Foundation Awards $25K To Safe School Project

The Safe School Readiness project from the Ripley County Safe Schools Commission has been awarded the grant. It provides each...

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BMV Reducing Reinstatement Fees For Drivers

July 18, 2014
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BMV Reducing Reinstatement Fees For Drivers

“The purpose of this program is to reduce the number of drivers on our delinquency rolls and give people an opportunity to get legal and back on the road. More than 250,000 drivers currently owe the Indiana BMV...

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all-day Whispering Beard Folk Festival
Whispering Beard Folk Festival
Aug 22 – Aug 24 all-day
Fri-Sun, Aug 22-24     Whispering Beard Folk Festival Over 35 folk bands in the Friendship Valley, Old Mill Campground, 7249 1st Street, Friendship, starting at 11:30am each day.  Camping available.  Adm. Chg.  Contact Dan (513)382-1708  www.whisperingbeard.com
8:30 am FranklinCovey program the Greens...
FranklinCovey program the Greens...
Aug 22 @ 8:30 am – 4:45 pm
Time is running out to register for this unique opportunity to attend a highly respected FranklinCovey program the Greensburg/Decatur County Chamber of Commerce is bringing to Southeastern Indianaon Friday, Aug. 22.  One of FranklinCovey’s most requested consultants, J.D. Frailey, will be teaching this course. Clients give him top ratings and describe him as motivating, entertaining, and uplifting. The course is The 5 Choices to Extraordinary Productivity. Productivity is a key metric that impacts employee engagement, quality of results, and ultimately – the bottom line. For your convenience, I have pasted a link to the Greensburg/Decatur County Chamber of Commerce website, which contains more information and a registration opportunity.Please sign up today. The Greensburg/Decatur County Chamber of Commerce is only the second Chamber of Commerce in Indiana to join in a partnership with FranklinCovey, bringing their fantastic training programs away from the Indianapolis area. This event will be held at the Decatur County School Corporation Administration Building, 2020 Montgomery Road,Greensburg. Your investment in this FranklinCovey training is only $399 per person. The program will begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 4:45 p.m.
8:30 am Grazing Field Day @ Jeff and Leah Meinders’s Farm
Grazing Field Day @ Jeff and Leah Meinders’s Farm
Aug 22 @ 8:30 am – 2:15 pm
The Hogan Creek Watershed Project, along with the Dearborn and Ripley County Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs) will be providing an educational opportunity for producers with grazing livestock.  The field day will be held on Friday, August 22nd at Jeff and Leah Meinders’s Farm, 3687 W. Co. Rd. 500E, Milan, IN from 8:30 am to 2:15 pm.  The workshop is FREE to attend and includes a catered lunch thanks to local sponsors.  Excellent speakers will be present including, Ron Lemenager, Purdue Beef – Nutrition and Management, Victor Shelton, NRCS Grazing Specialist/Agronomist, and David Walton, Jr., Veterinarian – Herd Health.  If you would like more information or to register, please contact the SWCD at 812-926-2406 ext 3 or email: heather.wirth@in.nacdnet.net.

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