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Batesville Airport Indiana’s Newest Public Use Airport

January 26, 2016
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Batesville Airport Indiana’s Newest Public Use Airport

The City of Batesville and Batesville Aviation Services are pleased to announce that the Batesville Airport and Batesville Aviation Services have transitioned from a private use airport to a public use airport. Batesville Aviation Services, owned by Shorty Whittington and son John, have spent the past four years working with the Federal Aviation Association...

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The Napoleon State Bank Announces Retirement of President &CEO, Leslie W. Kessens,

January 26, 2016
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The Napoleon State Bank Announces Retirement of President &CEO, Leslie W. Kessens,

The Napoleon State Bank, a locally owned bank, headquartered in Napoleon, IN, announced that Leslie W. Kessens President and Chief Executive Officer will retire January 31, 2016. Kessens began his banking career in the Ripley County community in January 1981 as an assistant cashier/loan officer with The Napoleon State Bank. He was appointed to...

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Ripley Youth Outreach Awards $5,177 in Grants to Local Schools

January 26, 2016
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Ripley Youth Outreach Awards $5,177 in Grants to Local Schools

During the previous two weeks, the school committees involved in Ripley Youth Outreach had awarded their grants of up to $1,000 to the worthy causes in their school systems. Batesville High School granted $300 to the debate team for an Upfront Magazine subscription, $337 to the academic team for the purchase of twenty-one preparation...

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Indiana Helping Nation’s Capital Battle Snow

January 26, 2016
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Indiana Helping Nation’s Capital Battle Snow

A snow-melting unit was en route beginning Monday morning from Indianapolis to Washington, D.C., to help eliminate massive amounts of snow in the nation’s capital. A weekend snowstorm left much of Washington shut down and in need of help from governments outside the district. The Indiana Department of Homeland Security fielded a request for...

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An Alternative to Euthanizing Thousands of Pets in Indiana

January 26, 2016
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An Alternative to Euthanizing Thousands of Pets in Indiana

Indiana is one of the few states without a mandatory spay and neuter law for cats and dogs, and those pushing legislation to make it happen say it would save thousands of animals from being euthanized every year. The Indiana House has approved House Bill 1201, which now heads to the Senate. At the...

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Hoosiers Can Donate to Public Education on Tax Forms

January 26, 2016
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Hoosiers Can Donate to Public Education on Tax Forms

State Rep. Tim Harman (R-Bremen) announced that Hoosiers can now make a donation to Indiana’s public schools when filing this year’s taxes. “Hoosiers can conveniently donate to any public K-12 school in Indiana by filling out the Schedule 5 credit/donation form and include it with their income tax form,” Harman said. “This is a...

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Area Girls Basketball Sectional Pairings

January 25, 2016
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WRBI Area Girls Basketball Sectional Pairings from The IHSAA. The games will be taking place on February 2nd, 3rd, 5th, and 6th. Championship games for all sectionals will be played on Saturday, February 6 at 7:30 PM. Class 1A-Sectional 60 @ Jac-Cen-Del. Tuesday: Waldron vs. Hauser. 7 PM Wednesday: Game 1: Rising Sun vs....

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Lieutenant Governor Ellspermann Launches 2016 Hoosier Women Artists Contest

January 25, 2016
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Lieutenant Governor Ellspermann Launches 2016 Hoosier Women Artists Contest

Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann announced details for the 2016 Hoosier Women Artists Contest. The annual competition was established to celebrate Women’s History Month by highlighting talented female artists throughout Indiana. The contest celebrates a wide variety of graphic arts including drawing, painting and photography. Past entries have included – but are not limited to –...

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Packaged Salad the Likely Source of Multi-State Listeria Outbreak

January 25, 2016
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Packaged Salad the Likely Source of Multi-State Listeria Outbreak

The CDC and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are conducting an ongoing investigation into a deadly, multi-state Listeria outbreak. It has recently been determined that the likely source of the outbreak is packaged salads produced at the Dole processing facility in Springfield, Ohio and sold under various brand names, including Fresh Selections, Simple...

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Indiana State Veterinarian Optimistic, While Reminding the Avian Flu Event is Not Over

January 25, 2016
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Indiana State Veterinarian Optimistic, While Reminding the Avian Flu Event is Not Over

Although tests in the Dubois County avian influenza incident continue to prove negative, much more work must still be completed before this event can be considered over, according to Indiana State Veterinarian Bret D. Marsh, DVM. “We are optimistic with each day that yields more negative flock tests,” said Dr. Marsh. “But we are...

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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

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