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New Castle Man Accused Of Threatening House Speaker

May 13, 2014
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New Castle Man Accused Of Threatening House Speaker

A New Castle man is in trouble with federal authorities after he allegedly made threats against House Speaker John Boehner...

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Increased Seat Belt Enforcement Through Month

May 13, 2014
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Increased Seat Belt Enforcement Through Month

The Franklin/Ripley County Traffic Safety Partnership is reminding drivers and passengers to buckle up every time they get into a vehicle...

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DNR Crackdown On Off Road Vehicles Near Bonnell

May 13, 2014
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DNR Crackdown On Off Road Vehicles Near Bonnell

Conservation officers spent Saturday cracking down on off road vehicles trespassing and causing property damage in Dearborn County...

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Three Injured After Saturday Morning Car Crash

May 12, 2014
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Three Injured After Saturday Morning Car Crash

Three people were sent to the hospital following a single vehicle accident on U.S. 52 in Franklin County...

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Hill-Rom Files Lawsuit Over Product Patent

May 12, 2014
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Hill-Rom Files Lawsuit Over Product Patent

Hill-Rom is suing General Electric Co., for alleged patent infringements related to a system that monitors hand washing by healthcare workers...

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What’s Your Skin Cancer Risk?

May 12, 2014
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What’s Your Skin Cancer Risk?

The CDC estimates 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime, and an Indiana expert says early detection and prevention measures are critical...

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Severe Storms Moving Through Area Sunday

May 11, 2014
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Severe Storms Moving Through Area Sunday

Scattered thunderstorms are moving through across the area through Sunday evening. A few storms may become strong to severe...

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Local Family Recognized With Hoosier Homestead Award

May 9, 2014
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Local Family Recognized With Hoosier Homestead Award

The farm was purchased by Frank Grow in 1901 after selling his patent for the first self-starter for the Maxwell Car. Pat Hicks, and her sons, Brad and Bart...

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Ripley County Native Appointed Chief Deputy

May 9, 2014
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Ripley County Native Appointed Chief Deputy

The position is appointed by the sheriff and holds the rank of Major. Holt now becomes second in command...

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Woman Sought For Aurora Wal-Mart Register Scheme

May 9, 2014
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Woman Sought For Aurora Wal-Mart Register Scheme

Authorities are searching for a woman who pulled a quick one at the checkout of the Aurora Wal-Mart...

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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.
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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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