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John Michael Montgomery Concert Set For Saturday

September 12, 2014
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John Michael Montgomery Concert Set For Saturday

A major name in country music...John Michael Montgomery will take the stage in Batesville at the Ball Plex Saturday night...

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Domestic Violence Expert Speaks On Rice Controversy

September 12, 2014
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Domestic Violence Expert Speaks On Rice Controversy

WRBI spoke with Safe Passage Executive Director Jane Yorn about the incident and how the unfolding saga shines light on a problem locally...

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Despite Rumors, No Enterovirus D68 Confirmed Yet

September 12, 2014
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Despite Rumors, No Enterovirus D68 Confirmed Yet

A Margaret Mary Health representative said some hospital staff members held a meeting Thursday...

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Grand Opening Friday For RomWeber II

September 12, 2014
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Grand Opening Friday For RomWeber II

“The addition of assisted living options in the RomWeber Flats developments will enhance the lives of elderly citizens in Batesville, reducing isolation and limiting the cost of care."

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Statehouse Internship Opportunity For College Students

September 12, 2014
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Statehouse Internship Opportunity For College Students

College students and recent graduates have the opportunity to apply for paid internship opportunities for the 2015 legislative session...

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Bringing Suicide “Out of the Darkness” In Indiana

September 12, 2014
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Bringing Suicide “Out of the Darkness” In Indiana

According to the CDC, there are an estimated 40,000 reported suicides each year; nationally and suicides rates have been on an upward trend since 1999.

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IU Southeast Gun Scare Thursday; Police Find Umbrella

September 12, 2014
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IU Southeast Gun Scare Thursday; Police Find Umbrella

IU Southeast in New Albany was on lockdown Thursday after reports of a gunman. It turned out to be a false alarm...

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Prosecutor Reviewing Tony Stewart-Kevin Ward Accident

September 11, 2014
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Prosecutor Reviewing Tony Stewart-Kevin Ward Accident

The county district attorney’s office is expected to announce next week whether charges will be filed against Stewart.

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Indiana Lawmaker Reacts To Presidential Address

September 11, 2014
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Indiana Lawmaker Reacts To Presidential Address

The president’s plan seemed to limit ground forces to the Iraqi Army and Syrian Free Army, both of which have...

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IRS Scam Continues To Appear Locally

September 11, 2014
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IRS Scam Continues To Appear Locally

The citizen said the voicemail was from a man identifying himself as Eric Foster, a representative from the IRS...

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Nov
5
Wed
6:00 am God’s Bright Treasures Ministry ...
God’s Bright Treasures Ministry ...
Nov 5 @ 6:00 am – Nov 24 @ 6:00 pm
God’s Bright Treasures Ministry is collecting 7,500 pairs of shoes to raise funds for our center, to help those in need and to keep shoes from going into the landfills. We are asking for the community’s help to accomplish this. We have already collected 2,600 pairs so far! God’s Bright Treasures is a non-profit child care facility in Bright, Indiana. We have a shoe collection box at the business of Quality Auto Mart at 7307 St. Rd. 46 E., Batesville, IN 47041 or they can bring their shoes to our location at 25365 State Line Road, Bright, IN 47025. Please clean out your unwanted, gently worn, used shoes and donate them. If you, or a local organization, are interested in learning more about this opportunity, you may contact Karen Stall or Mary Ann Cannon by phone at 812-637-6830 or email Karen@godsbrighttreasures.org or maryann@godsbrighttreasures.org.
Nov
14
Fri
9:00 am Holiday Shop Til You Drop @ Batesville Chamber Office
Holiday Shop Til You Drop @ Batesville Chamber Office
Nov 14 @ 9:00 am – Nov 21 @ 5:00 pm
Shop Til You Drop! November 14th-21st Punch cards available at the Chamber office and online at www.batesvillein.com. This gives you a whole week to get your card punched all around town and more time to shop! Sign up at each participating businesses for chances to win prizes. Completed punch cards will be entered for grand prize drawing!  
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

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