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Rising Sun Regional Foundation Announces 2016 Scholarship Program

January 4, 2016
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Rising Sun Regional Foundation Announces 2016 Scholarship Program

The Foundation’s 2016 Scholarship Program will award up to 46 scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each to graduating seniors for the purpose of post-secondary education in any accredited institution of higher learning. The following listed public schools are eligible to participate in this program: Batesville High School East Central High School Jac-Cen-Del High...

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Indiana Second-Highest in U.S. for Teen Suicides

January 4, 2016
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Indiana Second-Highest in U.S. for Teen Suicides

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana is first in the nation for the number of young people who’ve considered suicide, and is number two for those who’ve actually killed themselves. Janet Schnell, loss division chairwoman at the American Association of Suicidology, says Midwesterners are very reluctant to talk about suicide or to get mental health treatment. “‘We can’t have...

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Dearborn County Hospital Birthing Center Welcomes First Baby of 2016

January 4, 2016
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Dearborn County Hospital Birthing Center Welcomes First Baby of 2016

Dearborn County Hospital welcomed its first baby born in 2016, Sophia Lavonne Hurst, by recognizing her with a certificate for a $500 savings account at the Dearborn County Hospital Federal Credit Union. Sophia’s parents, Michelle and Eric Hurst of Cross Plains, were presented the award by Emy Duke, RN, DCH Birthing Center Staff Nurse. ...

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Indiana Conservation Officers Find Lost Hikers

January 4, 2016
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Indiana Conservation Officers Find Lost Hikers

Indiana Conservation Officers investigated a call to the Jefferson County Dispatch center referencing lost hikers on a trail in Clifty Falls State Park yesterday evening around 6:25PM. Part of that call was one of the hikers was in distress medically and was having a hard time breathing. The call to dispatch stated the hikers had cell...

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Filing in Ripley County for 2016 Primary Election Opens Soon

January 4, 2016
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Filing in Ripley County for 2016 Primary Election Opens Soon

Ripley County Clerk Mary Ann McCoy announces that those interested in filing candidacy for the 2016 Primary Election may do so beginning at 8 AM Wednesday, January 6, 2016, in the election room of the Ripley County Courthouse. Filings are accepted for the following county offices:   County Clerk of the Circuit Court County...

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Area Boys Basketball Scores (1-2)

January 3, 2016
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Area Boys Basketball Scores  (1-2)

Area Boys Basketball. Saturday (1-2)

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Area Girls Basketball Scores (1-2)

January 3, 2016
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Area Girls Basketball Scores  (1-2)

Area Girls Basketball Scores. Saturday (1-2)

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Franklin County’s School Bus Drivers Create Program to Help Families in Need

January 1, 2016
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Franklin County’s School Bus Drivers Create Program to Help Families in Need

Franklin County Community School Corporation school bus drivers started a program this year called “Stuff the Bus.” The program is led by school bus drivers to collect toys and personal care and household items for local families in need. The program started 2 weeks before Christmas and ended December 18th. Response from the bus...

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Man Arrested For Threatening Dearborn County Judge

January 1, 2016
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Man Arrested For Threatening Dearborn County Judge

Robert M Faulkner of Columbus, Indiana has been arrested after allegedly threatening a Dearborn County Judge in a Facebook message. A screenshot of the message was sent to the Lawrenceburg Police Department and showed the Faulkner threatened to shoot the Judge. The threat came after Alexis Danielle Mangold was arrested on December 10 in...

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Franklin County Nativity to be Relocated

January 1, 2016
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Franklin County Nativity to be Relocated

The Nativity scene at the Franklin County Courthouse could be relocated next Christmas season. The Nativity scene has been placed on the courthouse lawn in Brookville each year for the past 50 years. This year the nativity included other displays put up by citizens and local churches after a lawsuit in 2014 by the...

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Upcoming Events

Jan
15
Fri
all-day BHS Interact Club Spring Cleanin...
BHS Interact Club Spring Cleanin...
Jan 15 – Feb 15 all-day
The Batesville High School Interact Club will be having a spring cleaning coat drive from January 15 – February 15. Drop-off locations include Goody’s, Batesville Memorial Public Library, and the Guidance Office at the Batesville High School.
Feb
11
Thu
4:00 pm Gold Star Night @ Gold Star Chili
Gold Star Night @ Gold Star Chili
Feb 11 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
South Ripley’s Polar Plunge Team is raising money and taking the plunge for Special Olympics Indiana. Gold Star Chili in Versailles is going to support our team by giving the team 10% of their sales from 4 – 9 pm on Thursday, February 11. **Individual donations may also be given to Dylan McFarland, Alex Garcia, or Brenda Strimple.** Join us for the Polar Plunge on  Saturday, February 20 at Versailles Lake at the Versailles State Park. Plunge time is 2:00 pm.
5:00 pm TDP Vaccination Clinic @ SEIHC
TDP Vaccination Clinic @ SEIHC
Feb 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The SEIHC & Ripley County Health Department will be offering a vaccination clinic on February 11 from 5 – 7 pm for tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis. Free to those without insurance or vaccine coverage. New location at 1033 State Road 229 in Batesville (Dr. McGovern old office). Call 812-932-4515 for more info.

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