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Overdose at Local Library

June 28, 2016
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Overdose at Local Library

BATESVILLE, Ind. — A Laurel woman has been arrested after overdosing on heroin at the Batesville Memorial Library. The Batesville Police Department received a call of a female passed out in the restroom at the library. Officers responded and found 28 year-old Erin Watson unresponsive with a syringe next to her. Officer’s immediately administered...

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INDOT to Close County Line Road Bridge over 74

June 28, 2016
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INDOT to Close County Line Road Bridge over 74

SHELBY COUNTY, Ind. — The Indiana Department of Transportation will close County Line Road at its bridge that spans Interstate 74 during overnight hours tonight. The County Line Road overpass is located at the convergence of Shelby, Decatur and Rush counties. Westbound I-74’s exit ramp near mile marker 123.0 will also close from 7...

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General Mills Recalls Nature Valley Bars

June 28, 2016
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General Mills Recalls Nature Valley Bars

STATEWIDE — Four flavors of Nature Valley Protein Chewy Bars and Nature Valley Simple Nut Bars are being recalled for potential listeria in the sunflower kernel. General Mills hasn’t received any reports of illnesses due to the chewy bars, but is urging you to throw away all products regardless of when or where they...

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Carmel and Fishers Top List of Safest Cities to Raise Children

June 28, 2016
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Carmel and Fishers Top List of Safest Cities to Raise Children

CARMEL AND FISHERS, Ind. — Carmel and Fishers topped the list of the 30 safest cities in America to raise a child. A new report published by SafeWise has Carmel as the safest city in America to raise a child, while Fishers came in second. To find the safest cities, SafeWise analyzed violent crime data...

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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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