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Indiana Making Strides in Teacher Diversity

February 1, 2016
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Indiana Making Strides in Teacher Diversity

Teachers in the United States don’t necessarily look like their students, and there’s an effort underway to change that. In the fall of 2010, then U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan noted the problem and the government launched an initiative, to recruit what he called the next generation of teachers. Nationally, minority students make...

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Whitewater Valley Railroad Training Classes to be Held in Connersville

February 1, 2016
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Whitewater Valley Railroad Training Classes to be Held in Connersville

The Historic Whitewater Valley Railroad‘s Annual Training Classes will be held beginning February 13, 2016 at the South Connersville Yard Complex located at 300 South Eastern Avenue, Connersville, Indiana. These free classes are open to the public and do not require membership to the non-profit Whitewater Valley Railroad. Ever wondered how a railroad REALLY...

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Ripley County Adopts Indiana Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative

February 1, 2016
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Ripley County Adopts Indiana Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative

Ripley County is the first County in Southeast Indiana joining the Indiana Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative. The initiative developed by the Annie E. Casey Foundation aims to improve outcomes for children in the justice system while ensuring public safety. According to the Indiana Department of Corrections Division of Youth Services, JDAI is a bipartisan...

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Bill Requiring Home Health Agencies to Run Background Checks Passes Senate

February 1, 2016
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Bill Requiring Home Health Agencies to Run Background Checks Passes Senate

Senate Bill 350 authored by State Sen. Jeff Raatz of Centerville would require home health agencies or personal services agencies to run a national criminal history background check on employees, and passed the full Senate 49-0. Current law requires only a limited criminal background check unless circumstances require otherwise. Senate Bill 350 would expand...

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Area Basketball Scores (1-30)

January 31, 2016
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Area Basketball Scores  (1-30)

Area Basketball Scores. Saturday (1-30)

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Wrestling Sectional Results At Jennings County

January 30, 2016
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Wrestling Sectional Results At Jennings County

The 2015-16 High School Wrestling Sectionals took place at Jennings County.

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Wrestling Sectional Results At Franklin County

January 30, 2016
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Wrestling Sectional Results At Franklin County

The 2015-16 High School Wrestling Sectionals took place at Franklin County.

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Water Main Break On St. Mary’s Road

January 30, 2016
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Due to a water main break use caution on St Mary’s Rd in the town on St Mary’s in Franklin County. There are slick spots on the roadway.

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Area Basketball Scores (1-29)

January 29, 2016
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Area Basketball Scores  (1-29)

Area Basketball Scores. Friday (1-29)

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Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce Holds Annual Dinner and Awards Banquet

January 29, 2016
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Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce Holds Annual Dinner and Awards Banquet

Last night the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce held their annual dinner and awards banquet. There were 340 in attendance, which is the largest turn out at the event ever. The Distinguished Volunteer award was awarded to Bill Flannery who is the director of Cierra’s Club, the current Vice President of the Batesville Area...

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all-day Healthy Kids Day @ Southeastern Indiana YMCA
Healthy Kids Day @ Southeastern Indiana YMCA
Apr 30 all-day
Health Kids Day is all about building on the “WOW” factor inside every kid…whoever they are and wherever they’re from. So come to Health Kids Day for a day of creative, challenging, smart, and healthy fun and watch the “WOW” in your kid come out. FREE to the community. Health Avtivites Include Way to Grow – gardening station Budding Bookworms – art lesson in drawing for children’s books Ready! Set! Go! – obstacle course Pickleball lessons Health food taste tests Southeastern Indiana YMCA Please RSVP to 812-934-6006Share this:TweetEmailPrint
7:00 am Community Yard Sale & Flea Market @ St. Peter's Community Building
Community Yard Sale & Flea Market @ St. Peter's Community Building
Apr 30 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
Community Yard Sale & Flea Market at St. Peter’s Community Building 1207 East Road, Brookville, IN 47012, on Saturday, April 30 from 7:00 AM until noon. Various vendors with lots of great items! Additional spots are available for anyone who would like to set up. Tables are provided and cost is $10.00. Call Angie 812-525-6033 to reserve your space today. Proceeds from booth rental support St. Peter Church’s team for Relay for Life.Share this:TweetEmailPrint
8:00 am Poplar Tree Seedling Distribution
Poplar Tree Seedling Distribution
Apr 30 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Batesville Lions, with help from the Ag Students at Batesville High School, will be distributing yellow poplar (Tulip tree) seedlings on Saturday, April 30, from 8:00 AM until noon, near Schmidt Bakery. The yellow poplar is Indiana’s State Tree and the distribution is being made in honor of the state’s bicentennial. The club will also be collection used eye glasses, hearing aids, hearing aid batteries, and keys for their recycling program.Share this:TweetEmailPrint

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