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Ivy Tech Tabs Lowery As Southeast Chancellor

July 18, 2014
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Ivy Tech Tabs Lowery As Southeast Chancellor

"I look forward to meeting and building relationships with the students, staff, faculty, and administrators at Ivy Tech. And, I look forward to strengthening the...

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Oldenburg Gears Up For Annual Freudenfest

July 18, 2014
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Oldenburg Gears Up For Annual Freudenfest

The Freudenfest first began in 1976 when communities across the nation celebrated the United States bicentennial. The festival...

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Police: Former Decatur Co. Resident Killed In Indianapolis

July 18, 2014
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Police: Former Decatur Co. Resident Killed In Indianapolis

A woman who grew up in Decatur County was found dead in an Indianapolis apartment and investigators have named her boyfriend as a suspect in the case...

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Foundation Awards $25K To Safe School Project

July 18, 2014
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Foundation Awards $25K To Safe School Project

The Safe School Readiness project from the Ripley County Safe Schools Commission has been awarded the grant. It provides each...

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BMV Reducing Reinstatement Fees For Drivers

July 18, 2014
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BMV Reducing Reinstatement Fees For Drivers

“The purpose of this program is to reduce the number of drivers on our delinquency rolls and give people an opportunity to get legal and back on the road. More than 250,000 drivers currently owe the Indiana BMV...

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Ripley Co. Health Department Offers Immunizations

July 18, 2014
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Ripley Co. Health Department Offers Immunizations

With school beginning next month, health officials in Ripley County say it is time to check your vaccination records and make sure they are up-to-date...

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Rep. McMillin Added To Leadership Program

July 18, 2014
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Rep. McMillin Added To Leadership Program

“I am honored to be a member of the CSG Henry Toll Fellowship Class of 2014,” said Rep. McMillin.“This is an opportunity that not everyone gets...

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Business Owner Helps Police Find Stolen Property

July 17, 2014
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Business Owner Helps Police Find Stolen Property

Authorities say the watchful eye of a business owner led them to solving a theft in Versailles. Ripley County Communications received a call Tuesday morning from...

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Woman Pleads Guilty After Allegedly Biting Victim At County Fair

July 17, 2014
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Woman Pleads Guilty After Allegedly Biting Victim At County Fair

Police arrested a woman last week that allegedly bit another in the face during a fight at the Decatur County Fair...

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Two Decatur Co. Road Projects Begin Next Week

July 17, 2014
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Two Decatur Co. Road Projects Begin Next Week

A pair of Indiana Department of Transportation projects in Decatur County get underway Monday. Road crews plan to install...

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Upcoming Events

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all-day Ripley County 4-H Fair
Ripley County 4-H Fair
Jul 20 – Jul 26 all-day
Farm animals, 4-H exhibits, rides, commercial vendors and grandstand events, Ripley County Fairground, 525 West Beech St., Osgood.  Contact Shanna Joseph (812)689-6535 or ripleycopark@comcast.net,  www.ripleycounty.com/parks/4hfair.html .
all-day Ripley County Fair – Ripley Coun... @ Ripley County Department Of Parks & Recreation
Ripley County Fair – Ripley Coun... @ Ripley County Department Of Parks & Recreation
Jul 20 – Jul 26 all-day
Fair booth is open to Chamber Members.
Jul
23
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all-day Margaret Mary Health to Host Com... @ Margaret Mary Health
Margaret Mary Health to Host Com... @ Margaret Mary Health
Jul 23 all-day
Margaret Mary Health has partnered with Hoxworth BloodCenter, University of  Cincinnati to host a Community Blood Drive on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 from 8:00am-11:00am & 12:15pm-2:00pm.  The Hoxworth Donor Bus will parked on the lot, located at 312 Mitchell Ave., in Batesville, IN.   To schedule your appointment, please visit www.hoxworth.org/groups/margaretmary or call the laboratory at (812) 933-5274.  Hoxworth recognizes that blood donors’ time is valuable.  Priority will be given to donors who have scheduled an appointment.  Walk-in donors are welcome and will be seen as soon as possible.   “Local blood donors ensure that local patients at 30 area hospitals receive the lifesaving blood products they need to survive,” said Alecia Lipton, Hoxworth spokesperson.  “Community blood drives are vitally important and we hope to see a good turnout at the Margaret Mary Health blood drive.”   How to Donate: Donating blood is safe and easy.  Donors must be at least 17 years old (16 with a signed parental consent) and in good health.  Individuals must weigh at least 110 pounds and bring identification to donate.  It is recommended that donors eat a good meal and drink plenty of water within four hours before donating.   About Hoxworth: Hoxworth Blood Center, University of Cincinnati, was founded in 1938 and proudly serves 30 hospitals in 17 counties in[...]

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