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State, Local Jobless Numbers Trending Down

October 23, 2014
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State, Local Jobless Numbers Trending Down

Local jobless numbers are highlighted by Decatur County which continues to trend down...Fayette County also had...

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Students Get ‘Reality Check’ At Jac-Cen-Del

October 23, 2014
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Students Get ‘Reality Check’ At Jac-Cen-Del

WRBI’s Reality Check offers a chance for students to manage their ‘money’ while experiencing the ups and downs of grown-up life...

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Ind. Senator Calls For Stricter Travel Bans From West Africa

October 23, 2014
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Ind. Senator Calls For Stricter Travel Bans From West Africa

The federal government ordered any travelers arriving from Ebola-affected countries to enter the U.S. in...

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Ripley Co. Community Foundation Awards 20 Grants

October 23, 2014
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Ripley Co. Community Foundation Awards 20 Grants

The Ripley County Community Foundation is announcing the 20 recipients of its fall granting cycle...

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BMV To Extend Hours For Voting ID Cards 

October 23, 2014
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BMV To Extend Hours For Voting ID Cards 

Local license branches will extend hours to issue ID cards and driver’s licenses that may be used for identification...

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Report: State Halts Franklin County Tax Increase

October 23, 2014
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Report: State Halts Franklin County Tax Increase

Franklin County Council members may have to make more difficult decisions after the state denied the proposed tax increase...

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Rising Star Owner Announces Company Sale

October 23, 2014
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Rising Star Owner Announces Company Sale

The owner and operator of Rising Star Casino Resort has put itself up for sale. Las Vegas-based...

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Breaking Down Employment Barriers for People with Disabilities

October 23, 2014
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Breaking Down Employment Barriers for People with Disabilities

"We all need to be cognizant of the very different types of disabilities," she said, "and that employers...

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Frost Advisory Issued 1am-9am Thursday

October 22, 2014
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Frost Advisory Issued 1am-9am Thursday

Temperatures are dropping Wednesday and will bottom out in the mid 30’s during the overnight hours...

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Ticket Sell Out For Lauren Hill College Debut

October 22, 2014
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Ticket Sell Out For Lauren Hill College Debut

Tickets go on sale Wednesday at 9 a.m...The 19-year-old is suffering from a terminal illness...Tickets are high in demand...

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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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