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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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Please join us as a special guest. The public is also welcomed to attend and may purchase their $8.00 ticket at the door. Chef Adam has selected a delicious buffet breakfast. We will start our day in prayer, enjoying fellowship with community, church leaders, and friends in the Batesville area. Danielle Hountz from Batesville high School will be singing and Reverend Jill K. Campbell of St. Mark Lutheran Church will be the guest speaker. You are also invited to attend the Community Prayer Service, presented by the Batesville Ministerial Association at the Gazebo, located in the Village Green, downtown Batesville at 12:00 noon on Thursday, May 5. This tradition is in its’ 5th year and will be led by various Ministers from the area. Lunch will be provided following the service. RSVP to Andrea Wade, Mayor’s Office, awade@batesvilleindiana.us or (812) 933-6100 by April 29th if you are attending the Prayer Breakfast. Fore more information, please contact Rita Seig, (812) 209-9945 of ritaseig@etczone.comShare this:TweetEmailPrint

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