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UPDATED: Plane Crash Near The Batesville Airport

June 9, 2016
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UPDATED: Plane Crash Near The Batesville Airport

UPDATE: 5:30 AM: The initial investigation by Master Trooper Matt Haviland determined that an ultralight homemade single person aircraft being piloted by Terry C. Fruchtnicht, age 50, Osgood, Indiana took off from the airport and soon experienced a mechanical problem.…

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Pursuit Leads to Arrest of Westport Man

June 9, 2016
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Pursuit Leads to Arrest of Westport Man

WESTPORT, Ind. — Jennings County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Westport man while attempting to serve an arrest warrant early Sunday morning. Deputies were near the Jennings/Decatur County line when a motorcycle approached their location. As the rider came to the…

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INDOT To Chip Seal SR 101 Beginning Monday

June 9, 2016
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INDOT To Chip Seal SR 101 Beginning Monday

RIPLEY COUNTY, Ind. — Indiana Department of Transportation maintenance crews are being scheduled to chip seal State Road 101 between U.S. Highway 50 east of Versailles and Interstate 74 at Penntown beginning Monday morning (JUNE 13). This operation is expected…

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US 50 Traffic Shift at Tanner’s Creek Bridge

June 9, 2016
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US 50 Traffic Shift at Tanner’s Creek Bridge

LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. — Phase I of the Tanner’s Creek Bridge project is about to be complete. Next week, INDOT hopes to switch U.S. 50 eastbound traffic to new pavement on the north side, vacating lanes on the south half of…

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Franklin County Crash Claims Life of Brookville Man

June 9, 2016
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Franklin County Crash Claims Life of Brookville Man

METAMORA, Ind. — At approximately 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday around Metamora, the Indiana State Police responded to a crash involving two vehicles on US 52 near Landfill Road that ultimately claimed the life of a Brookville man. The initial investigation…

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Department of Education Recognizes Milan Schools as a School of Promising Practice

June 9, 2016
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Department of Education Recognizes Milan Schools as a School of Promising Practice

MILAN, Ind. — Milan Community School Corporation has been recognized by the Indiana Department of Education as a school of Promising Practice in the area of Building Capacity with Teacher Leaders. Milan Community School Corporation’s Promising Practice is one of…

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Storm Shelter Program Re-Opened for Application

June 9, 2016
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Storm Shelter Program Re-Opened for Application

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Indiana Department of Homeland Security has re-opened a program that will provide financial support to Indiana residents who wish to construct and install a severe weather safe room in their home. Financial assistance will be provided…

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Batesville Police Investigating Theft from Nobbe Mower Shop

June 8, 2016
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Batesville Police Investigating Theft from Nobbe Mower Shop

BATESVILLE, Ind. — The Batesville Police Department responded to Nobbe Mower after business representatives discovered a trailer, a tractor, and a mower stolen from their sale lot during the night time hours. Recorded video surveillance captures at least two suspects…

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Ripley County Forms Infectious Disease Response Team

June 8, 2016
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Ripley County Forms Infectious Disease Response Team

Ripley County, Ind. — Ripley County EMS and the Ripley County Health Department have partnered to build a county based Infectious Disease Response team which has the capability to deploy within the county in the event of an infectious disease…

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Weather Radios Being Distributed in Ripley County

June 8, 2016
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Weather Radios Being Distributed in Ripley County

Ripley County, Ind. — Some Ripley County residents will soon be better prepared when severe weather hits. Ripley County Emergency Management began the first phase of handing out all-hazard weather radios to trailer parks located in Ripley County on Friday.…

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Upcoming Events

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9:00 am Sarringhaus Benefit @ Knights of St. John Hall - Batesville
Sarringhaus Benefit @ Knights of St. John Hall - Batesville
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 pm
Sarringhaus Benefit @ Knights of St. John Hall - Batesville
11:00 am Osgood Bricktoberfest @ Town of Osgood
Osgood Bricktoberfest @ Town of Osgood
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
OSGOOD, Ind. — The Town of Osgood, along with the support of local sponsors, will be hosting the 2nd Annual Bricktoberfest event on Saturday, October 1 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on the historic brick road located on Ripley…