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Lawrenceburg woman fatally overdoes in Walmart parking lot

April 7, 2015
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Lawrenceburg woman fatally overdoes in Walmart parking lot

Easter Sunday police responded to Walmart where a woman was found unconscious in her friend’s car...

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Change in leadership at Hillenbrand

April 7, 2015
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Change in leadership at Hillenbrand

There has been a change in leadership within Hillenbrand here in Batesville as the company looks to fill an executive position...

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Local chamber heads to London

April 7, 2015
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Local chamber heads to London

The Franklin County Chamber is traveling to London this fall and is extending an invitation to anyone wishing to go...

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E-Cigarettes Targeted in New CDC Campaign

April 7, 2015
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E-Cigarettes Targeted in New CDC Campaign

Colon cancer, vision problems and myths about "vaping" - a slang term for using e-cigarettes - are featured in a new CDC public health campaign called Tips from Former Smokers...

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South Dearborn low enrollment calls for a public meeting

April 6, 2015
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South Dearborn low enrollment calls for a public meeting

The South Dearborn School Corporation is hosting a public meeting tomorrow on the school’s enrollment decline...

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Lanes closures on I-74 beginning today

April 6, 2015
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Lanes closures on I-74 beginning today

Watch out for possible lane closures on Interstate74 today as construction is beginning on a bridge overlay project by INDOT...

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Batesville Casket Co. creates replica casket for the Lincoln Funeral Train Commemoration

April 6, 2015
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Batesville Casket Co. creates replica casket for the Lincoln Funeral Train Commemoration

The Batesville Casket Company has created a replica of Abraham Lincoln’s coffin for the 2015 Lincoln Funeral Train Commemoration coming through Indiana this month...

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Ripley Co. names their Lilly Scholar

April 6, 2015
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Ripley Co. names their Lilly Scholar

The Ripley County Community Foundation has named an East Central senior as this year’s Lilly Endowment Community Scholar...

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Free coneys for Reds Opening Day

April 6, 2015
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Free coneys for Reds Opening Day

Today the Cincinnati Reds open their season at home against the Pittsburgh Pirates at 4:10 p.m., and we have a way to celebrate if you are unable to make it to Great American...

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RFRA Fix: Historic Step or Too Little, Too Late?

April 3, 2015
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RFRA Fix: Historic Step or Too Little, Too Late?

After a week of national public scrutiny, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed the amended Religious Freedom Restoration Act on Thursday..

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Canoefest Monthly Raffle @ Canoefest
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Next drawing is April 17 Drawing Brookville Tire Mart: 2 Reds Tickets.  The grand prizes at the June 27th drawing will be $2500, $500 (3), $200 (5), $100 (10) and $50 (20). Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20. The winning monthly ticket goes back in the jar for future drawings and the grand prizes. Purchase tickets at local businesses in Brookville. Direct any questions to Tara Keys. Canoefest is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization striving to bring appreciation to the sport of canoeing and kayaking as well as knowledge of the sport.
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KIWANIS CARNIVAL- MAY 22-23-24 @ Batesville Village Green
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Fri-Sun, May 22-24      Fun for the whole family with rides, games and tasty treats on the Batesville Village Green starting at 5 PM.  No adm. chg. Jim Hortemiller (812) 934-5267  OR   Dennis Harmeyer, (812) 934-3616. Cost if for ‘Ride bracelet’. Rides-Games – FOOD – Fun! Proceeds benefit the Kiwanis Programs for local Children & Senior Citizens. Friday 5:00-11:00  ($15) Saturday 12:00 – 5:00  ($10)  &  5:00 – 11:00  ($15) Sunday 1:00 – 6:00  ($12)
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Greg “Big Man” Andres Memorial G... @ Country View Golf Course
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The Greg “Big man” Andres Memorial Golf Outing will be held at the Country View Golf Course in Dover, Indiana, on Saturday, May 23 with tee times at 8:00 am and 1:30 pm. Cost is $45.00 per person, includes golf, cart, and chicken dinner afterwards. Proceeds go to the Greg Andres/NDCC Scholarship Fund. For more information contact Debbie Zimmer at 513-407-0455 or daezimmer44@hotmail.com. Dinners available for purchase for non-golfers. We are presenting 2 -$500 scholarships as of now — 1 to a ECHS Senior and 1 to a FCHS Senior — names are being kept private until after the scholarship night.

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