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Man Hospitalized After Off-Road Vehicle Crash

July 26, 2016
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Man Hospitalized After Off-Road Vehicle Crash

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ind. — Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a UTV crash that injured one rider Monday morning. Cody Blacketer, 25, Clinton and his passenger, Mark Devins, Terre Haute, were attempting to climb a small hill with the UTV they…

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Ripley County School Board Filing Open

July 26, 2016
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Ripley County School Board Filing Open

RIPLEY COUNTY, Ind. — Today is the first day that you can file candidacy to be on the November general election ballot for school board positions, according to Ripley County Clerk Mary Ann McCoy. There are 2 positions for Batesville…

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Red Cross: Blood Urgently Needed

July 26, 2016
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Red Cross: Blood Urgently Needed

STATEWIDE — The Red Cross says thousands of people responded to a request for blood and platelet donations early this month. But it wasn’t enough. The organization, which provides blood to 80 hospitals across Indiana, has less than a five-day…

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At End of Fiscal Year, Indiana has Surplus

July 26, 2016
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At End of Fiscal Year, Indiana has Surplus

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Indiana will put 200-million dollars more than expected into road funding after closing the books on the last fiscal year. A deal between legislators and Governor Pence set aside a billion dollars to get a head start…

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Greensburg Man Arrested for Child Molestation

July 25, 2016
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Greensburg Man Arrested for Child Molestation

GREENSBURG, Ind. — A Greensburg man has been arrested on child molesting charges. James Scudder, 63, is accused of fondling a 12-year-old girl last summer, according to the Greensburg Police. Police say he also tried to inappropriately touch a 13-year-old…

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2 Dead, 5 Injured in Decatur County Crash

July 25, 2016
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2 Dead, 5 Injured in Decatur County Crash

DECATUR COUNTY, Ind. — 2 people were killed in a 3 car collision Friday evening near North Decatur High School. According to Indiana State Police, a Jeep Wrangler clipped a Chevy Trailblazer’s U-Haul trailer while both vehicles were eastbound on…

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Ripley County Fair Gets Underway

July 25, 2016
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Ripley County Fair Gets Underway

The 2016 Ripley County Fair got underway Sunday night. Several people came out despite the heat and humidity to celebrate the opening of the fair. Following opening ceremonies Miss Ripley County 2016, Carah Beck, and her court were introduced. Miss…

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INDOT to Chip Seal SR 46

July 25, 2016
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INDOT to Chip Seal SR 46

DECATUR, FRANKLIN, RIPLEY COUNTIES, Ind. — The Indiana Department of Transportation plans to chip seal State Road 46 between Greensburg and Batesville. Three days of surface treatment is scheduled to take place Monday through Wednesday from Highway 421 in Greensburg…

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Indiana’s Unemployment Down Again

July 25, 2016
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Indiana’s Unemployment Down Again

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. —  Indiana’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.8-percent in June, according to the Department of Workforce Development. That’s down from the 5.0-percent rate in May. The Department says 8.500 private sector jobs were added, with the state’s labor force…

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Evan Bayh Officially On Ticket

July 25, 2016
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Evan Bayh Officially On Ticket

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Former Governor and Senator Evan Bayh was officially chosen by the Indiana Democratic state committee Friday night to be the party’s candidate for U.S. Senate. The committee met in private to select Bayh over Bob Kern of…

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4:00 pm Chili Supper @ Greensburg Fire Department
Chili Supper @ Greensburg Fire Department
Sep 30 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chili Supper at the Greensburg Fire Department this Friday night, 4-8:00 PM! All you can eat chili, peanut butter sandwiches, hot dogs and homemade desserts $6.00! Come out and support your GFD firefighters, bring the kids to see the fire…