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Governor Will Speak At Aurora Town Hall Wednesday

September 30, 2014
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Governor Will Speak At Aurora Town Hall Wednesday

Indiana Governor Mike Pence will visit Dearborn County Wednesday for a town hall meeting...

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Batesville Rumpke Trash Collection Schedule Change

September 30, 2014
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Batesville Rumpke Trash Collection Schedule Change

Rumpke’s last day for twice weekly garbage collection will be on Friday, October 17... Residences and businesses north of this line will be collected on...

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First Tee Golf Outing Set For Friday

September 30, 2014
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First Tee Golf Outing Set For Friday

Area golfers are encouraged to register for the Southeastern Indiana First Tee Open, a four-person scramble...

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Road Closed Saturday for Aurora Farmers Fair Parade

September 30, 2014
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Road Closed Saturday for Aurora Farmers Fair Parade

The 106th annual Farmers Fair features a King & Queen Contest, carnival rides, street vendors and a variety of music events...

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USDA Announces $31 Million To Encourage Healthier Eating Habits

September 30, 2014
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USDA Announces $31 Million To Encourage Healthier Eating Habits

Monday’s announcement indicates the program will help participants in...

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Report Reveals Some Species That Are Vanishing

September 30, 2014
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Report Reveals Some Species That Are Vanishing

The report lists 10 species that have been documented as declining, and at a rate that could mean the next generation may not get to see them...

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Woman Dies In Motorcycle-Semi Crash Sunday

September 29, 2014
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Woman Dies In Motorcycle-Semi Crash Sunday

A female motorcycle passenger has died after the bike struck a semi-truck on U.S. 421 at the intersection of C.R. 800 W on Sunday...

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Man Charged For Striking Woman, Child In Hotel

September 29, 2014
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Man Charged For Striking Woman, Child In Hotel

It eventually turned physical when she expressed desire to leave the hotel room...A 4-year-old child was trying to help the woman when...

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Policeman Halts Robbery, Warns Versailles Residents

September 29, 2014
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Policeman Halts Robbery, Warns Versailles Residents

“Don’t ever think you’re wasting police time by calling. If it looks out of norm for you there may be something wrong. This is our job and you are never wasting our time.”

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More EV-D68 Cases Confirmed In Indiana 

September 29, 2014
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More EV-D68 Cases Confirmed In Indiana 

EV-D68 is spread through close contact with infected people. State health officials recommend the following tips to protect you and your family...

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Efforts to help ensure a sufficient blood supply for patients during the holiday season are underway. Patients don’t get a holiday from needing donated blood! How to donate blood Simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental consent in some states), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.   Places to donate: redcross
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9:00 am Deck Your House @ Memorial Building
Deck Your House @ Memorial Building
Nov 17 @ 9:00 am – Dec 2 @ 12:00 pm
Deck Your House  @ Memorial Building  | Batesville | Indiana | United States
Deck Your House Holiday House Decorating Contest How to enter: submit a photo of your home, 5 canned goods, name, address and phone number at the Memorial Building by noon on December 2nd. Criteria: residential homes only within city limits and must be visible from the street. Contestants will be announced at the Annual Tree Lighting Celebration, December 4th at 6 p.m. Vote: December 4-11 at 3 p.m. Vote at: Memorial Building- 132 S. Main St. Memorial Public Library- 131 N. Walnut St. Southeastern Indiana YMCA- State Road 129 1 canned good= 1 vote (supports Batesville Food Pantry) Winners Announced: Winners will be notified in person December 17th starting at 6 p.m. Ryan Stauffer will announce winners at 6:30 p.m. on WRBI. Prizes, Sponsors and more information on the flyer:     
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9:00 am Achieving Net-Zero Energy Goal @ Jennings County Public Library
Achieving Net-Zero Energy Goal @ Jennings County Public Library
Nov 18 @ 9:00 am – Dec 31 @ 9:00 pm
JENNINGS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY Achieving Net-Zero energy goal Jennings County Public Library is located on North State Road 3 in North Vernon, IN.  The library is open from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Monday thru Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays.  Closed Sunday. To follow the library’s progress and monitoring of the solar panels, visit our website:  www.jenningslib.org The Jennings County Public Library is proud to announce it will soon become the largest net-zero energy use public library in Indiana. It is anticipated that the facility will produce energy greater than or equal than that it consumes. The library’s 33,000 square foot facility has made energy improvements in lighting, HVAC, Insulation and rooftop Solar and Solar Tracking Solutions that are helping contribute to the net-zero energy goals. “This project combines an effort to both innovate and think critically about the impact that science can have on the world.  Our net-zero goal is a way to reduce our global footprint and improve our community,” said Steve Massey, President of the Jennings County Public Library Board.  “Net-zero is a process – and an opportunity for the public to learn with us.” Solar Power[...]

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