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BMV Branches Closed During Labor Day Weekend

August 29, 2014
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BMV Branches Closed During Labor Day Weekend

All BMV license branches will be closed Saturday through Monday in observance of the Labor Day holiday..All license branches will resume their...

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Aircare Responds To Person Falling Off Cedar Grove Cliff

August 29, 2014
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Aircare Responds To Person Falling Off Cedar Grove Cliff

A person is being flown to a Cincinnati hospital after reportedly falling off of a cliff in Cedar Grove Friday morning...

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Sketch Released Of Hitchhiker In Franklin County Carjacking

August 29, 2014
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Sketch Released Of Hitchhiker In Franklin County Carjacking

Authoritiesreleased a sketch of a woman wanted for an armed robbery and carjacking in Franklin County Monday...

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Greensburg Airport Considering Upgraded Weather System

August 29, 2014
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Greensburg Airport Considering Upgraded Weather System

Airport officials are considering upgrades to the facility’s automated weather station...

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RAA Presents Awards At Annual Meeting

August 29, 2014
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RAA Presents Awards At Annual Meeting

The annual Rural Alliance for the Arts meeting was held this week at the Batesville Public Library and several people were recognized...

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No New Developments On Wal-Mart, Sources Say

August 29, 2014
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No New Developments On Wal-Mart, Sources Say

If you are new to town and wish to start a conversation with a local, we suggest starting with either the weather or Wal-Mart...

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Protect Your Groundwater Day: Franklin Co. SWCD Offers Tips

August 29, 2014
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Protect Your Groundwater Day: Franklin Co. SWCD Offers Tips

Franklin County Soil and Water Conservation District offers tips ahead of "Protect Your Groundwater Day" on September 9...

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Police Searching For Jackson County Bank Robber

August 28, 2014
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Police Searching For Jackson County Bank Robber

Local police agencies are keeping an eye open for a man suspected of robbing two Jackson County financial institutions Thursday...

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Are Cell Phones Safe? CDC Changes Its Mind

August 28, 2014
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Are Cell Phones Safe? CDC Changes Its Mind

Last week however that statement was changed to simply, "It's not known if cell-phone use by children can cause health problems."

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Baby Believed To Be In Extreme Danger, Amber Alert Issued

August 28, 2014
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Baby Believed To Be In Extreme Danger, Amber Alert Issued

Authorities are continuing the search Thursday for a missing 1-month-old from Indianapolis...Police believe the baby was abducted by an..

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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
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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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