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Search Still on for Missing IU Student

May 18, 2016
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Search Still on for Missing IU Student

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — After nearly five years and the pursuit of more than 35-hundred tips, the Bloomington Police Department says it is still working “diligently” to determine what happened to Lauren Spierer. The Indiana University sophomore has not been seen since the early morning hours of June 3, 2011.

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Department of Health: Zika Unlikely to Surface in Indiana

May 18, 2016
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Department of Health: Zika Unlikely to Surface in Indiana

STATEWIDE — The Zika virus isn’t likely to surface in Indiana, but you still need to take precautions against mosquitoes. State Department of Health epidemiologist Bryan D. Price says there will probably be Zika cases in the U-S from people who have traveled overseas. But there’s no sign mosquitoes carrying the virus have made...

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Area Boys Baseball Sectional Pairings

May 17, 2016
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Area Boys Baseball Sectional Pairings

A field of 385 teams and 7,210 student‐athletes will begin play next week as the pairings for the 50th Annual IHSAA Baseball State Tournament Series were drawn this morning in Indianapolis. Sectional competition begins Wednesday, May 25, and continues through Monday, May 30 (Memorial Day), with the 64 champions advancing to a four‐team regional...

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Ziemke Earns Top Score from Indiana Chamber

May 17, 2016
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Ziemke Earns Top Score from Indiana Chamber

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — State Representative Cindy Ziemke earned a 98 percent on the Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s annual Legislative Vote Analysis for her support of pro-economy, pro-jobs legislation. Ziemke’s score is based on her performance during the 2016 session of the Indiana General Assembly and her votes cast in agreement with the Indiana Chamber’s...

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Forethought Renamed to Global Atlantic

May 17, 2016
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Forethought Renamed to Global Atlantic

NEW YORK, NY ; HAMILTON, Bermuda; and BATESVILLE, Ind. — Global Atlantic Financial Group Limited announced the unification of all businesses, including Forethought, under the Global Atlantic brand. By concentrating branding efforts behind the Global Atlantic name rather than supporting multiple brands, the company seeks to accelerate stronger longterm brand recognition and simplify its...

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INDOT Begins Mowing Operations

May 17, 2016
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INDOT Begins Mowing Operations

SOUTHEAST Indiana — Indiana Department of Transportation maintenance crews will be mowing along state highway right-of-ways across in the Southeast District through the month of June. Mowing operations began this week when as many as 75 mower-rigged tractors began cutting brush and grass along U.S. highways and state roads within the area

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Pfizer Blocking Use of Drugs for Executions

May 17, 2016
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Pfizer Blocking Use of Drugs for Executions

The world’s largest pharmaceutical company is blocking the use of its drugs for executions. But it’s unclear how that will affect Indiana. Pfizer was the last FDA approved drug maker which still sold the chemicals used for lethal injection. Since 1995, that’s been the only execution method allowed by Indiana law — it would...

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Former Colts Quarterback Sentenced for DUI

May 17, 2016
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Former Colts Quarterback Sentenced for DUI

ZIONSVILLE, Ind. — Former Colts quarterback Jack Trudeau was sentenced to one-year probation after pleading guilty to driving drunk and threatening an officer. He was arrested last July in Boone County. Zionsville Police say he was almost four times the legal limit and had an open beer in the glove box.

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Environmental Groups Gearing up for Clean Power Plan Challenge

May 17, 2016
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Environmental Groups Gearing up for Clean Power Plan Challenge

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A few weeks from now, environmental groups will be going up against the coal industry in the U.S. District Court in Washington over President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan, which placed the first ever limits on heat trapping carbon dioxide pollution from power plants. The U.S. Supreme Court has temporarily halted...

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Crash Sends 3 to Hospital

May 16, 2016
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Crash Sends 3 to Hospital

BATESVILLE, Ind. — Seatbelts are being credited with saving the lives of three people following a two-vehicle rollover collision at State Road 46 and Huntersville Road in Batesville last week. Batesville Police Officer Travis Cook stated that 19-year-old Kylie Phillips of Batesville was southbound on Huntersville Road, when for unknown reasons, she failed to...

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all-day Sunman Farmers Market
Sunman Farmers Market
May 29 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 812-65-2180Share this:TweetEmailPrint
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8:00 am Honorary Ceremony for Veterans @ Batesville Area
Honorary Ceremony for Veterans @ Batesville Area
May 30 @ 8:00 am
VFW Post 3183 American Legion Post 271 The Honor Guard and Firing Squad will honor our deceased beterans with a brief ceremony at each of six local cemetereis. Each ceremony will consist of a brief prayer, three volleys of fire and the playing of Taps. The schedule is as follows: 8:00 AM – Holy family Cemetery (Oldenburg) 8:30 AM – Saint Anthony Cemetery (Morris) 9:00 AM – Saint Mark Cemetery 9:30 AM – Saint John Cemetery (Huntersville) 10:00 AM – Saint Louis Cemetery 10:30 AM – Methodist Cemetery This will be followed by Memorial Day observance at Liberty Park at 11:00 AM, hosted by the American Legion. An open house at the American Legion will follow the ceremony at Liberty Park. The public is cordially invited to attend any or all of these ceremonies.Share this:TweetEmailPrint
10:00 am Memorial Day Service @ St. Paul United Methodist Church
Memorial Day Service @ St. Paul United Methodist Church
May 30 @ 10:00 am
St. Paul United Methodist Church is having its annual Memorial Day Service on May 30 at 10 AM. Rev. Bill Helms is the speaker. A short business meeting will follow the service. The Sunman American Legion will have a military service at the cemetery at 11 AM. Also, the United Methodist Women are service a roast beef dinner from 11 AM to 1 PM. The menu also includes mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, green beans, various salads, and homemade pies. Freewill offering. Carry-outs at $9. The church is located 3 miles South of Sunman on Highway 101. The public is invited to each or all of the events.Share this:TweetEmailPrint