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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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Dearborn County Hospital to Host 34th Annual Health-A-Fair on March 5

February 25, 2016
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Dearborn County Hospital to Host 34th Annual Health-A-Fair on March 5

Dearborn County Hospital will host its 34th annual Health-A-Fair on Saturday, March 5, from 7:00 a.m. to noon at the hospital in Lawrenceburg.  This much anticipated event offers a wide range of health screenings and exhibits for individuals 18 years of age and older. On Saturday, April 9, from 8:00 until 11:00 a.m., DCH...

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Sheriff’s Office Purchases Multi-Use Vehicle

February 25, 2016
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Sheriff’s Office Purchases Multi-Use Vehicle

The Ripley County Sheriff’s Office recently purchased a 2016 Ford F-150 truck. The truck will be driven by Jail Administrator Bob Curl and be used for the road crew which will eliminate the need for the county highway to pick up the collected trash. It will also be used for hauling maintenance equipment for...

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Oldenburg Academy Students Place in Regional Maverick Challenge

February 25, 2016
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Oldenburg Academy Students Place in Regional Maverick Challenge

Thirteen teams from eight counties competed in the Regional Maverick Challenge on Saturday, February 20, 2016, in Columbus, Indiana.  Oldenburg Academy students earned two of the top four awards in the competition. The Maverick Challenge, a high school business planning competition for students in Southern Indiana, aims to further develop the innovative spirit of...

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MainSource Bank Customers and Non-Customers Target of Phishing Scam

February 24, 2016
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MainSource Bank Customers and Non-Customers Target of Phishing Scam

MainSource Bank customers beware! A phishing scam is going around targeting bank customers. Kelly Cardell with MainSource in Batesville says that the scammers are sending out text messages asking online banking customers to login to their account following the link provided in the text. The website mirrors the MainSource login page, but isn’t the...

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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
4:30 pm Smorgasbord Dinner @ St. John's Lutheran Church, Napoleon
Smorgasbord Dinner @ St. John's Lutheran Church, Napoleon
May 5 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
St. John’s Lutheran Church of Napoleon will have their monthly “Smorgasbord dinner” (ham, German hot potato salad, homemade coffee cakes, etc) on Thursday May 5. Serving is 4:30-7:00 PM and everyone is welcome.  Carryouts are available. Per person charge.Share this:TweetEmailPrint

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