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Labor Department Awards $10.2 Million To Fight Tax Cheats

September 22, 2014
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Labor Department Awards $10.2 Million To Fight Tax Cheats

The U.S. Department of Labor awarded $500,000 to Indiana as part of a nationwide program aimed to improve...

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County Woman Leader Roundtable Set For Monday Night

September 22, 2014
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County Woman Leader Roundtable Set For Monday Night

Women leaders in Decatur County are invited to a roundtable meeting hosted by the Indiana Farm Bureau Monday...

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Road Work To Slow Traffic In Madison This Week

September 22, 2014
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Road Work To Slow Traffic In Madison This Week

INDOT maintenance crews plan to mill and pave a short section U.S. 421 at the Indiana approach to the Milton-Madison bridge this week...

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Football Friday Scoreboard-Week #5 (9-19)

September 19, 2014
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Football Friday Scoreboard-Week #5  (9-19)

Football Friday Scores.  Week #5  (9-19) East Central  21     Batesville  7 South Decatur  46     Oldenburg Academy  21 Lawrenceburg  43     Franklin County  15 Milan  48     North Decatur  14 South Dearborn  24     Greensburg  21 Rushville  28     Connersville  25 Madison  17     Jennings County  14 Hagerstown  49     Union County  12

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Bike Giveaway, Training At Courthouse Square Saturday

September 19, 2014
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Bike Giveaway, Training At Courthouse Square Saturday

The group invites area students in grades K-8 to participate in a free bike safety training and bike rodeo at the Courthouse Square in Versailles from 8-6 p.m. Saturday...

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WRBI Area Football Friday Games-Week #5 (9-19)

September 19, 2014
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WRBI Area Football Friday Games-Week #5 (9-19)

The Batesville Bulldogs will be traveling to St. Leon to battle The Trojans...The Oldenburg Academy Twisters will be traveling to Westport...

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Sheriff: More Help Is Needed For Mentally Ill Convicts

September 19, 2014
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Sheriff: More Help Is Needed For Mentally Ill Convicts

“We are better people than this. We don’t have to treat people like this when they are suffering from mental illness.”

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Single Lane Closures On I-74 Begins Saturday

September 19, 2014
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Single Lane Closures On I-74 Begins Saturday

Bridge construction will close single lanes for several miles along I-74 beginning Saturday. INDOT officials say work is for...

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Southern Ind. Veterans Cemetery Vandalized

September 19, 2014
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Southern Ind. Veterans Cemetery Vandalized

Police search for an identity of a vandal or vandals who are destroying the lawn at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison...

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State Road 1 Trash Cleanup Set For Oct. 11

September 19, 2014
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State Road 1 Trash Cleanup Set For Oct. 11

Organizers are seeking volunteers for a trash clean-up along State Road 1...The Whitewater River Watershed Project will conduct the roadside trash...

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Nov
16
Sun
12:00 pm American Red Cross Blood Donatio... @ Southeastern Indiana
American Red Cross Blood Donatio... @ Southeastern Indiana
Nov 16 @ 12:00 pm – Nov 30 @ 3:00 pm
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
Nov
17
Mon
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:     
Nov
18
Tue
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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