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Applications Available for ISDA Photo Contest

June 3, 2016
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Applications Available for ISDA Photo Contest

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Indiana State Department of Agriculture is now accepting submissions for the 9th annual photo contest, which was created to showcase the hard work and contributions made by Hoosier farmers. The contest is open to the general public, and…

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Experts Warn of Dormant Butt Syndrome

June 3, 2016
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Experts Warn of Dormant Butt Syndrome

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — It may sound like a joke or an insult, but Dormant Butt Syndrome is a real issue and affects millions of Americans. It’s a weakness of the gluteal muscles that can be caused by repetitive motions, or…

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Flash Flood Warning For Ripley & Dearborn Counties

June 2, 2016
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The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a Flash Flood Warning for East Central Ripley County and West Central Dearborn County until 4:45 PM and Southeastern Indiana Ripley County and Southwestern Dearborn County until 5:45 PM.  Parts of Ohio…

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Indiana Natural Resources Foundation Receives $17,000 for Southeast Indiana Parks

June 2, 2016
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Indiana Natural Resources Foundation Receives $17,000 for Southeast Indiana Parks

Four DNR properties in southeastern Indiana will undergo improvements thanks to the generosity of Grote Lamplighter Club, the non-profit arm of Grote Industries in Madison. The club recently donated $17,000 to the Indiana Natural Resources Foundation for upgrades at Clifty…

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Carbon Monoxide is a Real Danger in Summer

June 2, 2016
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Carbon Monoxide is a Real Danger in Summer

June is National Safety Month. Coincidentally, it’s also the beginning of summer, and that means the potential for severe weather that may lead to power outages. When the power goes down, homeowners may choose to use alternative power sources such…

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Last Free Fishing Weekend set for This Weekend

June 2, 2016
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Last Free Fishing Weekend set for This Weekend

This weekend is the last chance in 2016 for adults to fish for free in Indiana. June 4 and 5 are the final two days of four Free Fishing Days this year. On these special days, Indiana residents who are age…

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State Parks Offer 10 Cent Entry

June 2, 2016
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State Parks Offer 10 Cent Entry

Indiana will celebrate its state park system’s centennial year this weekend by charging park visitors just 10 cents to enter any of the state’s parks. Admission at most state park properties normally costs $7 for in-state vehicles. But this Saturday…

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Report: Banning Antibiotics Will Curb Spread of Infections

June 2, 2016
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Report: Banning Antibiotics Will Curb Spread of Infections

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A new report recommends reducing the use of antibiotics in agriculture in order to slow the growth of harmful bacterial infections. About 700,000 people die each year globally from antibiotic-resistant infections, and the study by the Review…

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Ripley Co Sheriff’s Mums for Education Scholarship Announced

June 1, 2016
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Ripley Co Sheriff’s Mums for Education Scholarship Announced

Three local students who are pursuing careers in the law enforcement field have each been awarded a $1000 scholarship. Receiving the first Mums for Education scholarships are: Sam Simpkins of Milan who currently attends Thomas Moore College Molly Weigel of…

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Retiring Teachers Recognized at OA Recognition Program

June 1, 2016
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Retiring Teachers Recognized at OA Recognition Program

OLDENBURG, Ind. — Oldenburg Academy recently recognized 52 graduating seniors and two educators who are retiring. Mrs. Alice Stephens has taught English at Oldenburg Academy since 2002. Previously she taught at Triton Central High School. Mrs. Deborah Whitehair began her…

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Upcoming Events

Sep
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all-day Sunman Farmers Market
Sunman Farmers Market
Sep 25 all-day
The Sunman Park Board will be hosting the Sunman Farmers Market for the 2016 season. Every Saturday beginning May 14 til October 29. For spaces & more information contact Janice 812-65-2180
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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…