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Seeley Road In Franklin County Closed

February 19, 2016
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Seeley Road in Franklin County.  6/10 of a mile south of School Road will be closed until further notice. Bus 49 from Mt. Carmel School and Bus 55 & 46 from Brookville School will run their route in reverse order. Courtesy of the Franklin County School Corporation.

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Livestock Grants Awarded to 15 Organizations

February 19, 2016
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Livestock Grants Awarded to 15 Organizations

The Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) awarded $127,000 in livestock grant funding to 15 nonprofit organizations to fund projects that will foster growth within the Hoosier livestock industry. Total funding requested was $262,600.“These grants become more competitive every year as more people become aware of this funding opportunity, and we enjoy seeing the new...

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Indiana Students to Get Free FAFSA Filing Help at College Goal Sunday

February 19, 2016
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Indiana Students to Get Free FAFSA Filing Help at College Goal Sunday

Financial aid professionals will be volunteering at Ivy Tech Community College in Lawrenceburg and 41 other sites in Indiana to help college-bound students and their families open the door to financial aid during College Goal Sunday. The event is set for 2 p.m., February 21, 2016. The free program assists Indiana students in filing...

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Kindergarten Registration at Sunman Elementary for 2016

February 19, 2016
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Kindergarten Registration at Sunman Elementary for 2016

Sunman Elementary has begun pre-registration for Kindergarten 2016-2017. Children must be 5 years old by August 1, 2016 to enroll. Please stop by the school office to pick up a packet and schedule an appointment for the Kindergarten Round-Up, which will be April 7, 2016. The school asks that registration papers be filled out...

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Tax Time Means Scam Time

February 19, 2016
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Tax Time Means Scam Time

Tax refund fraud is predicted to soar again this year, and the Internal Revenue Service expects it to reach $21 billion. Now that it’s time to file income-tax forms again, people in Indiana and across the country are getting calls from scammers who pretend to be with the IRS. Many folks are intimidated when...

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Cedar Grove Bridge Demolished

February 18, 2016
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Cedar Grove Bridge Demolished

Residents around the old Cedar Grove bridge heard the sound of explosions Wednesday Morning at 10:00 AM. Indiana transportation officials took down the historic Cedar Grove steel truss bridge yesterday. The bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Associated Press identified the bridge as being from the World War II...

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2016 Cherry Thing-A-Ling Sale

February 18, 2016
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2016 Cherry Thing-A-Ling Sale

The 2016 Cherry Thing-A-Ling sale at Schmidt Bakery has come to an end, and it was a record setting year for the bakery. They sold 52,000 (4,333 dozen) thing-a-lings this year. In 2015 they sold 46,200 (3,855 dozen). If you missed the sale this year the baker does have a few left in the...

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Jac-Cen-Del Kindergarten Registration Announced

February 18, 2016
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Jac-Cen-Del Kindergarten Registration Announced

Kindergarten registration for Jac-Cen-Del Elementary School will be held on Thursday, April 7, 2016 from 1:30 PM to 6:30 PM.  All children must be five years of age on or before August 1st to attend kindergarten during the 2016-2017 school year. Parents and registering kindergarten students are requested to attend.  Parents will meet with...

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Shopko Foundation Awards $500 to BARC

February 18, 2016
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Shopko Foundation Awards $500 to BARC

On behalf of the Batesville Area Resource Center’s “BARC” board of directors, Angela Byers, BARC steering committee chairperson, thanks the Shopko Foundation for the $500 Charitable Grant awarded to help fund the Center’s renovation work.  Shopko Foundation Coordinator, Elizabeth Madigan, noted, “Our grant program was established to support charitable non-profit organizations through limited funding...

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Post-Filing Tips: Refunds and Payments

February 18, 2016
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Post-Filing Tips: Refunds and Payments

Once you file your individual income tax return, you will likely be owed a refund or need to pay tax to the state. Here are some important tips to get you through the rest of the 2016 individual tax season. How to Check the Status of Your Refund If you’re eager to receive your...

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9:00 am Versailles Farmer’s Market @ Versailles Courthouse Square
Versailles Farmer’s Market @ Versailles Courthouse Square
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Versailles Farmer's Market @ Versailles Courthouse Square
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8:00 am Honorary Ceremony for Veterans @ Batesville Area
Honorary Ceremony for Veterans @ Batesville Area
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VFW Post 3183 American Legion Post 271 The Honor Guard and Firing Squad will honor our deceased beterans with a brief ceremony at each of six local cemetereis. Each ceremony will consist of a brief prayer, three volleys of fire and the playing of Taps. The schedule is as follows: 8:00 AM – Holy family Cemetery (Oldenburg) 8:30 AM – Saint Anthony Cemetery (Morris) 9:00 AM – Saint Mark Cemetery 9:30 AM – Saint John Cemetery (Huntersville) 10:00 AM – Saint Louis Cemetery 10:30 AM – Methodist Cemetery This will be followed by Memorial Day observance at Liberty Park at 11:00 AM, hosted by the American Legion. An open house at the American Legion will follow the ceremony at Liberty Park. The public is cordially invited to attend any or all of these ceremonies.Share this:TweetEmailPrint

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