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West Nile Found In Ripley County Mosquitoes

September 4, 2014
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West Nile Found In Ripley County Mosquitoes

"There are many ways people can help protect themselves and their families. You can prevent West Nile virus infection by following some simple and effective steps to prevent mosquito bites.”

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Suspected Jackson County Bank Robber Arrested In Ohio

September 4, 2014
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Suspected Jackson County Bank Robber Arrested In Ohio

A 22-year-old man suspected of robbing two banks last week in Jackson County is behind bars...

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Gov. Pence, Rep. McMillin Supports Whitewater Carving

September 4, 2014
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Gov. Pence, Rep. McMillin Supports Whitewater Carving

I applaud the Department of Natural Resources as well as Governor Mike Pence to ensure that the fallen heroes sculpture is placed at the Whitewater State Park...

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Ivy Tech Offers Program In Partnership With Trucking Company  

September 4, 2014
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Ivy Tech Offers Program In Partnership With Trucking Company  

Ivy Tech Community College and Schneider Trucking are partnering to promote careers in truck driving...

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Decatur County Hospital Reaccredited Under DNV-GL Healthcare

September 4, 2014
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Decatur County Hospital Reaccredited Under DNV-GL Healthcare

Decatur County Memorial Hospital (DCMH) scored well after a survey in June by DNV-GL Healthcare...

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Coats Staff Member To Visit Ripley Co. Friday

September 4, 2014
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Coats Staff Member To Visit Ripley Co. Friday

U.S. Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) announces that a member of his staff will visit Osgood from 1-3 p.m. Friday...

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77 Percent Of SE Ind. Adults Report Good Dental Health

September 4, 2014
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77 Percent Of SE Ind. Adults Report Good Dental Health

CINCINNATI – According to information released by Interact for Health, approximately 77 percent of Southeast Indiana adults report that the condition of their mouth and teeth, including false teeth and dentures, is good or very good. That’s similar to the reported 76 percent in the Greater Cincinnati region. Nearly 3 in 10 adults in...

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Man Injured In Labor Day Motorcycle Crash

September 3, 2014
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Man Injured In Labor Day Motorcycle Crash

One man was rushed to the hospital after his motorcycle collided with a fallen tree on McGuire Ridge Road on Labor Day...

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Tornadoes, Fires, Floods: Are You Ready for a Disaster?

September 3, 2014
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Tornadoes, Fires, Floods: Are You Ready for a Disaster?

Erickson sais schools, businesses and community organizations also are encouraged to have contingency plans, so everyone is aware...

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Groundbreaking For New Home For Milroy Wounded Warrior

September 3, 2014
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Groundbreaking For New Home For Milroy Wounded Warrior

“We need to remember that and help keep take care of them. Let’s show this young man, who was badly injured at age 19, that the people of Indiana support him.”

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12:00 pm American Red Cross Blood Donatio... @ Southeastern Indiana
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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:     
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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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