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Rising Sun Regional Foundation Awards 17 Grants

June 28, 2016
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Rising Sun Regional Foundation Awards 17 Grants

RISING SUN, Ind. — The Rising Sun Regional Foundation awarded a total of $233,288 in 17 new grants in the second quarter of 2016. These grants included: $27,075 to the Rising Sun/Ohio County Community School Corporation toward resurfacing of the gym $7,035 to the City of Rising Sun toward the purchase of recycled picnic...

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Summer Focus: Getting Students to Consider, and then Finish, College

June 28, 2016
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Summer Focus: Getting Students to Consider, and then Finish, College

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Getting Indiana’s kids motivated when it comes to post secondary education was the focus of a recent event in Indianapolis. The Postsecondary Counseling Institute features a series of workshops for educators, parents, youth workers, and community leaders. Tracy Butler, director of college and career counseling at the Indiana Youth Institute, said...

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Miss Decatur County 2016 Crowned

June 27, 2016
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Miss Decatur County 2016 Crowned

GREENSBURG, Ind. — A new Miss Decatur County was crowned Friday night at the Greensburg Jr High School. Renae Kramer went home with the title of Miss Decatur County 2016. There were 9 contestants in all. Kramer tells WRBI her roles and responsibilities as Miss Decatur County. Kramer also tells WRBI about her future...

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INDOT Closing Huntersville Road Bridge over I-74

June 27, 2016
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INDOT Closing Huntersville Road Bridge over I-74

BATESVILLE, Ind. — The Indiana Department of Transportation will close C.R. 800S Huntersville Road beginning today North of Batesville High School at its bridge spanning Interstate 74. Motorists will be directed around the closure via Pocket Road, State Road 229 and S.R. 46. INDOT officials estimate work should take two to three weeks to...

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Purdue University Launches Student Debt Alternative Program

June 27, 2016
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Purdue University Launches Student Debt Alternative Program

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University is enrolling the first round of students in a program that aims to combat student debt for those promising to pay a share of their future earnings for a certain number of years after graduation. Students who participate in the program, called “Back-a-Boiler,” enter into income-share agreements rather...

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Batesville Bats Win State Championship

June 26, 2016
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Batesville Bats Win State Championship

BATESVILLE, Ind. — The Batesville Bats travel baseball team won the AA Class state championship. They beat the Mad Dogs Red baseball club in extra innings 13 – 7. The Batesville Fire Department will be escorting the team back to town on SR 46 in New Point just before 9 PM Sunday (June 26).

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Fish Kill in Little Flatrock River (Rush and Decatur Counties)

June 25, 2016
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Fish Kill in Little Flatrock River (Rush and Decatur Counties)

MILROY, Ind. — Authorities are investigating a large fish kill within the Little Flatrock River just south of Milroy. Friday evening Indiana Conservation Officers were dispatched to the Little Flatrock River. Conservation Officers and Indiana Department of Environmental Management personnel worked throughout the night trying to locate a source that contaminated the waterway. An...

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Best Tenderloins Named

June 25, 2016
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Best Tenderloins Named

GREENSBURG, Ind. — Teams competed in four categories at Main Street Greensburg’s 3rd Annual Tenderloin Throwdown Saturday, on Tower Tree Square.  Batesville’s BBQ Street brought home the title in the traditional Breaded class.  Greensburg’s Mayasari Indonesian Grill won in both the Grilled and Creative divisions. The Willard, from Franklin, was the People’s Choice winner. Despite the heat, organizers said they...

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UPDATED: Single Car Crash Closes 229

June 24, 2016
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UPDATED: Single Car Crash Closes 229

UPDATE (June 25, 11:30) : According to police records, Bret Brown, 36, of Osgood was traveling West on SR 229, when he lost control of his vehicle trying to navigate a curve in the road. His vehicle left the roadway and struck numerous trees. His vehicle then caught fire as a result of the collision....

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Versailles Trooper Promoted to District Detective

June 24, 2016
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Versailles Trooper Promoted to District Detective

VERSAILLES, Ind. — Indiana State Police Superintendent Douglas Carter promoted Trooper Andrew Mitchell to the rank of Trooper Detective. During his three year career with the Indiana State Police, Detective Mitchell has primarily patrolled the roads in Bartholomew, Jackson, Ripley, and Franklin Counties where he has worked numerous criminal investigations, investigated crashes, and conducted...

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