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Autism Forum on March 3

February 26, 2016
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Autism Forum on March 3

More children are being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) every day, yet doctors still are uncertain of the cause. The condition can affect a child’s socialization and communication skills. Autism Spectrum Disorder is often diagnosable as early as infancy and most often begins before age three. Yet in Indiana, the average age of...

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Kindergarten Registration at St. Nicholas School

February 26, 2016
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Kindergarten Registration at St. Nicholas School

Kindergarten Registration is being held at St. Nicholas School, Sunman, Indiana on March 9, 2016. Call the St. Nicholas School office at (812)-623-2348 to schedule a Kindergarten Screening Appointment.  The appointment hours are from 12:00 noon until 7:00p.m. All children attending kindergarten must be 5 years of age by August 1, 2016.  We ask...

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Batesville Community Education Foundation Announces $130,000 Donation for New Batesville High School Scholarship

February 26, 2016
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Batesville Community Education Foundation Announces $130,000 Donation for New Batesville High School Scholarship

A $130,000 donation has been made to the Batesville Community Education Foundation (BCEF), according to the stipulations set forth in the will of James E. Fritsch, announced Anne Wilson, BCEF Executive Director. The wishes of Mr. Fritsch, who lived in Batesville until the time of his death, were that the donation be earmarked to...

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Hoosier Students Try to End Food Waste

February 26, 2016
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Hoosier Students Try to End Food Waste

On college campuses across the nation, including the joint Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus, student volunteers are working to put an end to food waste and at the same time are helping in their communities to feed the needy. Some high schools also take part in The Campus Kitchens Project. Jennifer Bird, a program...

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Win Girl Scout Cookies for a Year

February 26, 2016
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Win Girl Scout Cookies for a Year

Now’s your chance to win a year’s supply of Girl Scout Cookies. This weekend is National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend and the perfect opportunity to enter to win 52 packages of Girl Scout Cookies of the variety of your choice. Visit any Girl Scouts of Central Indiana cookie booth this weekend for more details....

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Large Garbage Collection Scheduled

February 26, 2016
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Large Garbage Collection Scheduled

Batesville residents with Rumpke service: Rumpke will collect large items (material too large to fit in a garbage can/heavier than 75 pounds) on Saturday, March 5, 2016.  This one-day event begins at 5:00 A.M.  Citizens are encouraged to set their disposable items out the evening before to ensure that items are not missed. Acceptable...

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UPDATE: MainSource Bank Name Used in Text Identity Theft Scam

February 25, 2016
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UPDATE: MainSource Bank Name Used in Text Identity Theft Scam

MainSource Bank is the latest bank to have its identity stolen in a fraudulent scam intended to obtain personal information from both customers and non-customers of the bank. The scam targeted residents of Central and Southern Indiana and involved a mass text claiming that MainSource Bank was asking for verification of sensitive data due...

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MLB Launches the 2016 Honorary Bat Girl Contest

February 25, 2016
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MLB Launches the 2016 Honorary Bat Girl Contest

Major League Baseball has launched the 2016 Honorary Bat Girl Contest, which will recognize one fan per MLB Club who has been affected by breast cancer and has demonstrated a commitment to battling the disease. Reds fans, ages 18 and older, can share stories about themselves or loved ones who are “Going to Bat...

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Local Special Olympics Athlete to Compete Internationally

February 25, 2016
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Local Special Olympics Athlete to Compete Internationally

Special Olympics Indiana – Ripley Ohio Dearborn Counties (SOIN-ROD) athlete, Chris Perdue of Osgood, IND, is set to compete in snowboarding during the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games. The Games are scheduled to take place March 14-25, 2017 in Graz, Schladming-Rohrmoos and Ramsau, Austria. The 17-year-old, South Ripley High School student has a...

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Batesville Police Kept Busy Over Weekend with Multiple Reported Crimes

February 25, 2016
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Batesville Police Kept Busy Over Weekend with Multiple Reported Crimes

Officers received reports of four stolen vehicles from the downtown area between Friday night and Sunday morning.  Three of the vehicles were parked at residences and one at a local business.  All were recovered several hours later; 3 within a few blocks from where they were stolen and 1 in Oldenburg.  All but one...

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7:00 pm Daughters of Isabella @ Batesville Knights of Columbus
Daughters of Isabella @ Batesville Knights of Columbus
May 2 @ 7:00 pm
Next meeting of the Daughters of Isabella All Saint’s Circle #1384 is Monday May 2, at 7:00 pm at the Knights of Columbus in Batesville. Bring flowers for the Adoration Chapel. Anyone interested in going to the 100th Anniversary of the Daughters of Isabella Saint Rita Circle #63 at St. Gabriel Church in Connersville Indiana on Saturday May 14, 2016 contact Wendy Haven (812-933-1922) by April 30, 2016.Share this:TweetEmailPrint
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7:00 am Batesville Community Prayer Brea... @ Big Four Cafe
Batesville Community Prayer Brea... @ Big Four Cafe
May 5 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
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
8:00 am Rummage Sale @ Knights of St. John Hall
Rummage Sale @ Knights of St. John Hall
May 5 @ 8:00 am
Rummage Sale Thursday May 5 from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Friday May 6 from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Saturday May 7 from 8:00 AM – 12:00 noon Knights of St. John Hall 111 S Vine St Batesville, IN (adjacent to Weigel’s Funeral Home) Feel free to drop items off on Sunday May 1 from 3 PM to 5 PMMonday May 2 from 6 PM to 8 PM Tuesday May 3 from 9 AM to 8 PM Wednesday May 4 from 9 AM to 8 PMShare this:TweetEmailPrint

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