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Man Dead After Tractor Overturns and Goes Into Lake

May 31, 2016
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Man Dead After Tractor Overturns and Goes Into Lake

GREENDALE, Ind. — A man died after an accident involving a tractor in Dearborn County last week. Greendale police said a man was using a tractor to do maintenance on a campground Friday night on Action Lane. The tractor somehow…

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Conservation Officers Find Body in Shelby County

May 31, 2016
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Conservation Officers Find Body in Shelby County

SHELBY COUNTY, Ind. — Conservation officers say a scuba diver recovered a male body from a lake at White Rock Park near St. Paul at the Shelby, Decatur county line – the same area where a missing Indianapolis man was…

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Batesville School Board Asking for Community Input

May 31, 2016
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Batesville School Board Asking for Community Input

BATESVILLE, Ind. — As the Batesville Community School Corporation pursues its search for a new Superintendent, School Board members are asking parents, staff, and the community an opportunity to provide valuable feedback as to what you believe are important criteria…

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Expert: Cincinnati Gorilla Would Have Killed Boy Without Intervention

May 31, 2016
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Expert: Cincinnati Gorilla Would Have Killed Boy Without Intervention

DigitalVision/Thinkstock(CINCINNATI) -- Days after a 450 pound gorilla named Harambe was shot and killed to protect the life of a 4-year-old boy who fell into his enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo, Jack Hanna, the Director Emeritus of the Columbus Zoo in...

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Rookie Wins 100th Indy 500

May 29, 2016
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Rookie Wins 100th Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — American Rookie Alexander Rossi won The 100th Running of The Indianapolis 500. Alexander Rossi, of Bryan Herta Autosport with Andretti Autosport, is a 24-year-old who hails from Nevada City, California. He started 11th in the middle of…

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Ripley County Student Earns Girl Scout Gold Award

May 27, 2016
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Ripley County Student Earns Girl Scout Gold Award

RIPLEY CO., Ind. — Sarah Boyken has earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award a girl can earn in Girl Scouting. Boyken developed a unified swim program for Special Olympic and high school athletes in her community. Boyken’s…

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Franklin County High School Senior Earns Agriculture Awards

May 27, 2016
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Franklin County High School Senior Earns Agriculture Awards

BROOKVILLE, Ind. — A Franklin County High School Agriculture Senior recently earned three awards – with each award requiring very specific qualifications. Elizabeth Simmermeyer received the Bradley T. Hofer Award, DeKalb Award, and the Ag Achievement Award this year. The…

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Area Pools Opening this Weekend

May 27, 2016
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Area Pools Opening this Weekend

SOUTHEAST, Ind. — School is out and Memorial Day weekend is the kick off to summer. This means that area pools will be opening up this weekend. The Batesville Memorial pool opens Saturday (May 28) at 1:00 PM and will…

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Plan Extra Travel Time for Holiday Weekend Traffic

May 27, 2016
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Plan Extra Travel Time for Holiday Weekend Traffic

STATEWIDE — With lower gas prices and hundreds of thousands attending a sold-out Indianapolis 500, the Indiana Department of Transportation is preparing for a busy holiday weekend on the state’s highways. Memorial Day traditionally marks the start of the summer…

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Larger Crowd Means Tighter Security at this Year’s Indy 500

May 27, 2016
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Larger Crowd Means Tighter Security at this Year’s Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — An expected record-breaking crowd at this year’s 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 means that attendees should be ready for heightened security. Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials are encouraging attendees to arrive at least two hours earlier than…

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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…
4:00 pm Fish Fry @ Delaware Fire Department
Fish Fry @ Delaware Fire Department
Oct 1 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Delaware Community Volunteer Fire Department Inc. Fish Fry October 1, 2016 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Adults $9/Kids 12 and Under $5 Carryouts available 5254 N State Road 129 In Delaware just North of the intersection of State Road 129…