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Federal Court Backs FCC’s Treatment of Internet as Utility

June 15, 2016
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Federal Court Backs FCC’s Treatment of Internet as Utility

WHITESBURG, Ky. — A federal court has upheld the Federal Communication Commission’s decision to treat the Internet like a utility – a victory for consumers say advocates of net neutrality. The 2-to-1 ruling came Tuesday from the U.S. Court of Appeals for Washington, D.C. Marty Newell, a member of the Rural Broadband Policy Group,...

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Hillenbrand & Main Sewer Repair

June 14, 2016
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Hillenbrand & Main Sewer Repair

BATESVILLE, Ind. — The intersection of Hillenbrand & Main will be closed most of the day for sewer repair.

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Huntersville Road Bridge to Undergo Repair

June 14, 2016
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Huntersville Road Bridge to Undergo Repair

BATESVILLE, Ind.—INDOT plans to close the Huntersville Road Bridge over I-74 beginning Monday, June 27 to repair the bridge. 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 complete. 

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Batesville High School Seniors Recognized by Mayor

June 14, 2016
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Batesville High School Seniors Recognized by Mayor

BATESVILLE, Ind. — At Monday night’s Batesville Common Council Meeting, 2 graduating seniors from Batesville High School where honored for their service on the Mayor’s Youth Council. Heidi Shaw and Kira Hertel were recognized for their efforts and achievements while serving on the council. Kira joined in 7th grade, and served 2 terms on...

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OA Graduates Awarded with Eagle Scout Honor

June 14, 2016
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OA Graduates Awarded with Eagle Scout Honor

OLDENBURG, Ind. — Two graduating Seniors from Oldenburg Academy have added “Eagle Scout” to their list of honors and awards. John Pelzel and Thomas Horninger each planned and executed significant service projects in order to achieve this distinction this past year. They join classmate Nick Bischoff who received this award during his Sophomore year....

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Text-to-911 Now Available Statewide

June 14, 2016
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Text-to-911 Now Available Statewide

STATEWIDE — Text-to-911 is now available in all 92 counties in Indiana. Text-to-911 allows cell phone users to text an emergency to 911 dispatch centers. The FCC says that a voice call to 911 is still the best option, but in cases of extreme danger where calling 911 could put a life in danger...

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Indianapolis Zoo Will Close Polar Bear Exhibit

June 14, 2016
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Indianapolis Zoo Will Close Polar Bear Exhibit

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Indianapolis Zoo will permanently close its polar bear exhibit. The zoo made that announcement Monday. The zoo’s 29-year-old polar bear, Tundra, will be permanently relocated sometime after June 22 to the Detroit Zoo. The polar bear exhibit has been open since 1988, the same time Tundra first came to the...

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Indiana State Police Investigate Drowning in Shelby County

June 13, 2016
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Indiana State Police Investigate Drowning in Shelby County

SHELBY COUNTY, Ind. — A 24-year-old man drowned early Monday morning around 2:45 a.m. State Police said they were sent to 3000 West County Road 450 North near Fairland and Shelbyville after reports of a drowning. State Police divers went in around 3:30 a.m. and found the man. They said there were three people...

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3 Hospitalized After Crash on US 50

June 13, 2016
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3 Hospitalized After Crash on US 50

AURORA, Ind. — Three people were hospitalized after a two-car crash over the weekend on U.S. 50 in Aurora. The patients were initially taken to Dearborn County Hospital, but were later airlifted to other hospitals. Authorities have not released the conditions of the three patients.

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Registration for Canoefest Race Now Open

June 13, 2016
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Registration for Canoefest Race Now Open

Canoefest begins June 24, and registration for Indiana’s Largest Canoe Race is now open. Pre-registration will ensure a spot in the races and a T-shirt. Late fees will apply for registrations submitted after June 22. Visit the website for complete details: http://brookvillecanoefest.com

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9:00 am Alzheimer’s Disease Workshop @ Margaret Mary Hospital's Auditorium
Alzheimer’s Disease Workshop @ Margaret Mary Hospital's Auditorium
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Family members, caregivers and others interested in Alzheimer’s Disease and/or a related dementia are invited to attend a care and support workshop on Saturdays, July 23 & 30, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Margaret Mary Hospital’s Auditorium in Batesville. The workshop, What Families Need to Know…When the Diagnosis is Alzheimer’s Disease or a Related Dementia, is being offered by the Greater Cincinnati Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.  Topics include the various types of diagnoses; stages and treatments of dementia; strategies to cope with daily challenges such as communication and behaviors; information about legal and financial planning including Advance Directives; and identifying community services such as respite and long-term care. Scheduled speakers and their topics are: July 23:  Dr. Kelly Napier, Clinical Psychologist for Dearborn Co. VA, “The Nature and Progression of the Disease;” and Kristin Cooley, Clinical Social Worker for the Cincinnati Alzheimer’s Association, “Changes in Communication and Behavior.” July 30:  Adrienne Flannery, Elder Law Attorney for Zerbe Garner Blondell & Weldon, LLP, Attorneys-at-Law in Lawrenceburg, “Legal Planning for Families”; and Kristin Cooley, Clinical Social Worker for the Cincinnati Alzheimer’s Association, “Family Coping Strategies and Community Resources.” The program is free of charge and open to the public. [...]
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Batesville HS Soccer Car Wash @ Behind Batesville McDonalds
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Batesville HS Soccer Car Wash @ Behind Batesville McDonalds
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Versailles Farmer’s Market @ Versailles Courthouse Square
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Versailles Farmer's Market @ Versailles Courthouse Square
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