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Ivy Tech Recognizes Southeast Professor With Award

June 16, 2014
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Ivy Tech Recognizes Southeast Professor With Award

A local professor is one of 14 Ivy Tech faculty members in the state to receive the annual Presidents Award for Excellence in Instruction...

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Franklin County FSA Holding Committee Elections

June 16, 2014
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Franklin County FSA Holding Committee Elections

We are seeking nominations from eligible voters to be placed on the ballot which will be mailed to eligible voters this fall”, Kohlsdorf said. The nomination period is open from June 15 to August 1...

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Franklin County Student Harvard-Bound

June 13, 2014
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Franklin County Student Harvard-Bound

“The campus is beautiful and they have so many resources with the highest endowment of any college in the world,” Edwards said. “The community is insane there just how accepting everyone is!”

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Annual Handbags For Hope Benefits Safe Passage

June 13, 2014
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Annual Handbags For Hope Benefits Safe Passage

“Handbags For Hope,” again will be at the Batesville Middle School commons, 201 N Mulberry St. Registration for the silent-bid auction will begin at 9:30 a.m....

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Host Families Needed For Exchange Students

June 13, 2014
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Host Families Needed For Exchange Students

Host families are needed for the 2014-2015 school year. Students are available from many different countries and families choose their student...

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Edward Jones Moves Up On Fortune 500 List

June 13, 2014
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Edward Jones Moves Up On Fortune 500 List

Edward Jones has made the Fortune 500 list for the second consecutive year. The financial services firm...

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Nonstop Entertainment At Batesville’s Annual Fest

June 12, 2014
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Nonstop Entertainment At Batesville’s Annual Fest

The Batesville Music And Arts Festival will get underway next week with a concert, art show, cookouts, a 5k and the Country Showdown...

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Village Store Celebrating 40 Years

June 12, 2014
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Village Store Celebrating 40 Years

“We are very fortunate we have a very loyal clientele, the local villagers are very supportive and have so great to us,” Paul said.

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Calls Down Last Month For Franklin County Sheriff’s Department

June 12, 2014
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Calls Down Last Month For Franklin County Sheriff’s Department

Deputies responded to 24% fewer calls for service last month, with the agency receiving 805 calls compared to 1,090 in May 2013...

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Colts Fan Fest This Afternoon In Greensburg

June 12, 2014
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Colts Fan Fest This Afternoon In Greensburg

The Indianapolis Colts will host a Fan Fest at the Decatur County Courthouse this afternoon...

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Upcoming Events

Jul
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all-day Ripley County 4-H Fair
Ripley County 4-H Fair
Jul 20 – Jul 26 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 .
all-day Ripley County Fair – Ripley Coun... @ Ripley County Department Of Parks & Recreation
Ripley County Fair – Ripley Coun... @ Ripley County Department Of Parks & Recreation
Jul 20 – Jul 26 all-day
Fair booth is open to Chamber Members.
Jul
23
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all-day Margaret Mary Health to Host Com... @ Margaret Mary Health
Margaret Mary Health to Host Com... @ Margaret Mary Health
Jul 23 all-day
Margaret Mary Health has partnered with Hoxworth BloodCenter, University of  Cincinnati to host a Community Blood Drive on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 from 8:00am-11:00am & 12:15pm-2:00pm.  The Hoxworth Donor Bus will parked on the lot, located at 312 Mitchell Ave., in Batesville, IN.   To schedule your appointment, please visit www.hoxworth.org/groups/margaretmary or call the laboratory at (812) 933-5274.  Hoxworth recognizes that blood donors’ time is valuable.  Priority will be given to donors who have scheduled an appointment.  Walk-in donors are welcome and will be seen as soon as possible.   “Local blood donors ensure that local patients at 30 area hospitals receive the lifesaving blood products they need to survive,” said Alecia Lipton, Hoxworth spokesperson.  “Community blood drives are vitally important and we hope to see a good turnout at the Margaret Mary Health blood drive.”   How to Donate: Donating blood is safe and easy.  Donors must be at least 17 years old (16 with a signed parental consent) and in good health.  Individuals must weigh at least 110 pounds and bring identification to donate.  It is recommended that donors eat a good meal and drink plenty of water within four hours before donating.   About Hoxworth: Hoxworth Blood Center, University of Cincinnati, was founded in 1938 and proudly serves 30 hospitals in 17 counties in[...]

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