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5/3 Bank Donating to Cancer Research with State Fair

August 17, 2016
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5/3 Bank Donating to Cancer Research with State Fair

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — If you haven’t been to the state fair yet, you may want to consider going Friday. Fifth Third Bank will donate one dollar to cancer research for every person who attendsattends Stand Up To Cancer $5 Friday…

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Will Third-Party Candidates be Spoilers?

August 17, 2016
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Will Third-Party Candidates be Spoilers?

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are dominating the headlines, but in many states, other names will be on the November ballot. Former GOP congressional aide Evan McMullin announced his candidacy last week. He joined third-party…

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Jail Officer Stops Attempted Escape

August 16, 2016
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Jail Officer Stops Attempted Escape

VERSAILLES, Ind. — An inmate attempted to escape from the Ripley County Jail. According to jail records, Friday afternoon, inmate inmate Ralph C. Wilson attempted to escape the Ripley County Jail by prying pieces of a wire fence in the…

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Barn Total Loss in Fire

August 16, 2016
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Barn Total Loss in Fire

FRIENDSHIP, Ind. –A barn and a camper parked near it were destroyed in a fire. The Friendship Volunteer Fire Department responded to a 911 call around 3:00 am Sunday morning regarding a barn fire on CR 575 E. When firefighters arrived the…

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Bus Fire Closes I-74

August 16, 2016
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Bus Fire Closes I-74

DEARBORN COUNTY, Ind. — A charter bus caught fire on eastbound Interstate 74, dispatchers report. The fire occurred near St. Leon around 3:00 pm on Sunday. Eastbound lanes were shut down as crews worked to extinguish the fire, but all…

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Deadline Approaching to File for School Board Candidacy

August 16, 2016
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Deadline Approaching to File for School Board Candidacy

BROOKVILLE, Ind. — Friday, August 26, 2016 at NOON is the deadline to file a petition for a school board office elected at the General Election according to the Franklin County Clerk’s Office. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30…

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Indiana Ranks 4th in Freedom Study

August 16, 2016
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Indiana Ranks 4th in Freedom Study

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Cato Institute ranks Indiana Number Four in the nation in personal and economic freedoms. The study considered taxation, the labor market, marriage, gun control and others. The researchers say the Hoosier State could rise above the…

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Wall Street Journal: Turn Nomination to Mike Pence

August 16, 2016
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Wall Street Journal: Turn Nomination to Mike Pence

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Donald Trump’s continued stumbles led The Wall Street Journal Monday to suggest that if he couldn’t shape up by Labor Day, it might be time to “turn the nomination over to Mike Pence.” Replacing candidates on the ticket is…

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Batesville School Board Awards Contracts for High School Building Project

August 15, 2016
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Batesville School Board Awards Contracts for High School Building Project

BATESVILLE, Ind. — The Batesville Community School Board met Monday night, and awarded bids for the High School additions and renovations. The general construction contract was awarded to Bruns – Gutzwiller Inc., with a bid of $5,874,000. The mechanical, electrical,…

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Missing New Castle Man Prompts Statewide Silver Alert

August 15, 2016
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Missing New Castle Man Prompts Statewide Silver Alert

NEW CASTLE – A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing New Castle man. According to the New Castle Police Department, Larry D. Tucker, 74, was last seen Sunday. Tucker is 6 feet tall, 185 lbs. with short gray…

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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…
4:00 pm Fish Fry @ Delaware Fire Department
Fish Fry @ Delaware Fire Department
Oct 1 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Delaware Community Volunteer Fire Department Inc. Fish Fry October 1, 2016 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Adults $9/Kids 12 and Under $5 Carryouts available 5254 N State Road 129 In Delaware just North of the intersection of State Road 129…