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City Considers Purchase of Old Ivy Tech Building

October 15, 2014
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City Considers Purchase of Old Ivy Tech Building

The City of Batesville has been offered an opportunity to purchase the old Ivy Tech Building...Officials say they would transform...

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Reid Hospital Adds Ebola Advisory Group  

October 15, 2014
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Reid Hospital Adds Ebola Advisory Group   

The growing national attention and concern about the Ebola virus has been a topic and focus at Reid Hospital in Richmond...

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High School Students Urged To Take Drug-Free Pledge  

October 15, 2014
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High School Students Urged To Take Drug-Free Pledge   

Area high school students are challenged to sign a statewide pledge to refrain from abusing or sharing prescription drugs...

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Report: Pork Production Could Surpass Beef

October 15, 2014
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Report: Pork Production Could Surpass Beef

Numbers show pork is on pace to pass beef production for the first time since 1952. USDA projected 2015 pork output at...

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Survey Shows 9 in 10 Adults Like Neighborhood Condition  

October 15, 2014
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Survey Shows 9 in 10 Adults Like Neighborhood Condition  

Among adults in Southeast Indiana, more than 90 percent rated the conditions of houses and apartments...

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Double Rainbow Shines Over Sunman Tuesday

October 14, 2014
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Double Rainbow Shines Over Sunman Tuesday

Amanda Richter captured a stunning photograph of this double rainbow in Sunman Tuesday night...Dolly Parton may have said it best though, “The way...

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Batesville Police Release Monthly Activity Report

October 14, 2014
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Batesville Police Release Monthly Activity Report

The Batesville Police Department released a monthly report of activity for September...The agency received a total of...Officers received 27 accident reports...

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Vatican: Churches Should Welcome Gay Couples

October 14, 2014
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Vatican: Churches Should Welcome Gay Couples

The Roman Catholic Church may be changing its stance on same-sex couples...

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Hill-Rom Names New Chief Operating Officer

October 14, 2014
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Hill-Rom Names New Chief Operating Officer

Carlyn D. Solomon, 52, joins the company from Edwards Lifesciences, where he worked for nine years..."We are delighted to have...

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Versailles Native Charged In Fatal 421 Crash

October 14, 2014
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Versailles Native Charged In Fatal 421 Crash

23-year-old Jordan Griffin has been charged with one count of OWI causing death and eight counts of...

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12:00 pm American Red Cross Blood Donatio... @ Southeastern Indiana
American Red Cross Blood Donatio... @ Southeastern Indiana
Nov 16 @ 12:00 pm – Nov 30 @ 3:00 pm
Efforts to help ensure a sufficient blood supply for patients during the holiday season are underway. Patients don’t get a holiday from needing donated blood! How to donate blood Simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental consent in some states), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.   Places to donate: redcross
Nov
17
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9:00 am Deck Your House @ Memorial Building
Deck Your House @ Memorial Building
Nov 17 @ 9:00 am – Dec 2 @ 12:00 pm
Deck Your House  @ Memorial Building  | Batesville | Indiana | United States
Deck Your House Holiday House Decorating Contest How to enter: submit a photo of your home, 5 canned goods, name, address and phone number at the Memorial Building by noon on December 2nd. Criteria: residential homes only within city limits and must be visible from the street. Contestants will be announced at the Annual Tree Lighting Celebration, December 4th at 6 p.m. Vote: December 4-11 at 3 p.m. Vote at: Memorial Building- 132 S. Main St. Memorial Public Library- 131 N. Walnut St. Southeastern Indiana YMCA- State Road 129 1 canned good= 1 vote (supports Batesville Food Pantry) Winners Announced: Winners will be notified in person December 17th starting at 6 p.m. Ryan Stauffer will announce winners at 6:30 p.m. on WRBI. Prizes, Sponsors and more information on the flyer:     
Nov
18
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9:00 am Achieving Net-Zero Energy Goal @ Jennings County Public Library
Achieving Net-Zero Energy Goal @ Jennings County Public Library
Nov 18 @ 9:00 am – Dec 31 @ 9:00 pm
JENNINGS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY Achieving Net-Zero energy goal Jennings County Public Library is located on North State Road 3 in North Vernon, IN.  The library is open from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Monday thru Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays.  Closed Sunday. To follow the library’s progress and monitoring of the solar panels, visit our website:  www.jenningslib.org The Jennings County Public Library is proud to announce it will soon become the largest net-zero energy use public library in Indiana. It is anticipated that the facility will produce energy greater than or equal than that it consumes. The library’s 33,000 square foot facility has made energy improvements in lighting, HVAC, Insulation and rooftop Solar and Solar Tracking Solutions that are helping contribute to the net-zero energy goals. “This project combines an effort to both innovate and think critically about the impact that science can have on the world.  Our net-zero goal is a way to reduce our global footprint and improve our community,” said Steve Massey, President of the Jennings County Public Library Board.  “Net-zero is a process – and an opportunity for the public to learn with us.” Solar Power[...]

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