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Hillcrest Bridge Expected To Be Closed Sept. 29

September 16, 2014
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Hillcrest Bridge Expected To Be Closed Sept. 29

Road construction is getting underway near the Hillcrest Golf Course in Batesville...Paul Rohe Company began a sewer project in the area Monday...

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Ivy Tech Names President of Lawrenceburg, Batesville Campus

September 16, 2014
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Ivy Tech Names President of Lawrenceburg, Batesville Campus

Ivy Tech has selected Mark Graver as president of the Lawrenceburg and Batesville campuses...

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Indiana Celebrates 20 Years of AmeriCorps

September 16, 2014
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Indiana Celebrates 20 Years of AmeriCorps

Hoosiers from around the state took part in a nationwide ceremony to mark AmeriCorps’ 20th Anniversary. As part of the event...

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John Michael Montgomery Concert Draws Thousands

September 15, 2014
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John Michael Montgomery Concert Draws Thousands

Organizers are calling the John Michael Montgomery concert in Batesville a success. It was the first large scale country...

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Life-threatening injuries caused by motorcycle accident

September 15, 2014
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Life-threatening injuries caused by motorcycle accident

Sunday around 5 p.m. on State Road 62 a motorcycle and car collided causing life-threatening injuries to one of the drivers...

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Last Call for Comments on Internet “Fast Lanes”

September 15, 2014
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Last Call for Comments on Internet “Fast Lanes”

This is the last day the Federal Communication Commission is taking public comments on a controversial plan that could change how the Internet works...

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Tragic End To Search For Ohio Couple; Milan Connection

September 15, 2014
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Tragic End To Search For Ohio Couple; Milan Connection

The search for an elderly Ohio couple tragically came to an end Saturday, four days after they were reported missing...

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South Ripley Students Get CSI Training

September 15, 2014
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South Ripley Students Get CSI Training

“This presentation gave the students actual hands on experience to see a portion of how crime scenes...

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Earthquake Meeting Set For Tuesday In Versailles

September 15, 2014
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Earthquake Meeting Set For Tuesday In Versailles

A community earthquake preparedness meeting will be held Tuesday in Versailles. The workshop will be held at the...

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Money Shortage Halts National Guard Drills

September 15, 2014
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Money Shortage Halts National Guard Drills

Mandatory weekend drills for thousands of Indiana National Guard soldiers have been cancelled due to a funding shortage...

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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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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
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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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