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Ripley County Commissioners Vote to Repeal Decision to End EMS Contracts

March 1, 2016
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Ripley County Commissioners Vote to Repeal Decision to End EMS Contracts

VERSAILLES, Ind — Monday night, Ripley County Commissioners voted to repeal a decision to discontinue contracts with Milan Rescue 30, Sunamn Life Squad, and Rescue 69. On August 1, EMS service will continue as it is now. The commissioners created a committee to investigate complaints about patient care and billing issues and suggest solutions.

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Overhead Door Cuts Ribbon

March 1, 2016
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BATESVILLE, Ind. — Ben’s Overhead Door Repair is now officially open in Batesville.  The Batesville Indiana Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new business this morning, outside the chamber office on George Street. Pictured are:  (Left to right) Batesville Mayor Mike Bettice; Chamber Board Member Mary Huntington, of All State...

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School Shooting in Ohio Injures Four Students

March 1, 2016
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School Shooting in Ohio Injures Four Students

BUTLER COUNTY, Oh – Butler County, Ohio Sheriff’s Department says a 14 year old student pulled out a gun at Madison Jr./Sr. High School and opened fire, hitting 2 students. 2 other students were injured as they tried to get away or from shrapnel from the shooting. The students shot were taken to the...

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Fire in Westport Hospitalizes Two

March 1, 2016
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Fire in Westport Hospitalizes Two

WESTPORT, Ind — The Westport Fire Department was called to a house fire in Westport on Sunday. Resient Alan Taylor and a Westport Police Department Reserve officer were sent to the hospital and treated for smoke inhalation. The house is a complete loss with damages estimated at $80,000. The state fire marshall’s office is...

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American Pickers to Film in Indiana

March 1, 2016
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American Pickers to Film in Indiana

INDIANA — Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Indiana! They plan to film episodes of the hit series AMERICAN PICKERS throughout Indiana with filming scheduled for April. American Pickers is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique ‘picking’ on History. The hit show follows Mike...

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Hotline Aims to Reduce Infant Deaths in Indiana

March 1, 2016
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Hotline Aims to Reduce Infant Deaths in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS — There’s a renewed effort in Indiana to prevent babies from dying before their first birthday. The state has one of the highest infant-mortality rates in the country, and has been near the top of that list for years. Now the Indiana State Department of Health’s Maternal and Child Health Division (MCH) has...

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Jacob Stenger Wins K of C Regional Free Throw Contest

February 29, 2016
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Jacob Stenger Wins K of C Regional Free Throw Contest

9 year old Jacob Stenger won the K of C regional free throw competition on Sunday, February 28 held at Scottsburg High School. He will compete in the State Finals next week at Guerin Catholic High School in Indy. Congratulations Jacob!

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FBI Investigating Possible Hate Crime

February 29, 2016
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FBI Investigating Possible Hate Crime

NASHVILLE, Ind — The FBI is investigating an attack against a foreign exchange student from China as a possible hate crime. The 18 year old student was struck in the back by a hatchet while working on a school project. She was treated for serious injuries at the hospital and later released. Police say...

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Plane Makes Emergency Landing on I-65

February 29, 2016
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Plane Makes Emergency Landing on I-65

JACKSON COUNTY, Ind — The Indiana State Police responded to a report of a plane landing on I-65 between Seymour and Crothersville on Saturday. Investigation determined that Aaron Wright of Carmel was flying to Louisville when his plane begane to experience mechanical difficulty. Wright attempted to turn around to land at the Seymour airport....

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Chili’s Restaurant Manager Charged with Voyeurism

February 29, 2016
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Chili’s Restaurant Manager Charged with Voyeurism

MARTINSVILLE, Ind — The former manager of a Chili’s restaurant in Martinsville has turned himself in after police charge him with voyeurism. Police say that Justin Behnke recorded women in the bathroom of his home. Investigators found video files taken from inside his restroom that showed women in various states of undress. Police say...

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Please join us as a special guest. The public is also welcomed to attend and may purchase their $8.00 ticket at the door. Chef Adam has selected a delicious buffet breakfast. We will start our day in prayer, enjoying fellowship with community, church leaders, and friends in the Batesville area. Danielle Hountz from Batesville high School will be singing and Reverend Jill K. Campbell of St. Mark Lutheran Church will be the guest speaker. You are also invited to attend the Community Prayer Service, presented by the Batesville Ministerial Association at the Gazebo, located in the Village Green, downtown Batesville at 12:00 noon on Thursday, May 5. This tradition is in its’ 5th year and will be led by various Ministers from the area. Lunch will be provided following the service. RSVP to Andrea Wade, Mayor’s Office, awade@batesvilleindiana.us or (812) 933-6100 by April 29th if you are attending the Prayer Breakfast. Fore more information, please contact Rita Seig, (812) 209-9945 of ritaseig@etczone.comShare this:TweetEmailPrint

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