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Seatbelts Credited With Saving Lives In Wednesday Traffic Accident

May 13, 2016
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Seatbelts Credited With Saving Lives In Wednesday Traffic Accident

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 Wednesday afternoon. Batesville Police Officer Travis Cook stated that 19-year-old Kylie Phillips of Batesville was southbound on Huntersville Road at 2:43 p.m. when, for unknown reasons, she failed to...

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Franklin-Ripley County Traffic Safety to Participate in Click It or Ticket

May 13, 2016
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Franklin-Ripley County Traffic Safety to Participate in Click It or Ticket

BATESVILLE, Ind. — The Franklin-Ripley County Traffic Safety Partnership will participate in the national and statewide 2016 Click It or Ticket enforcement mobilization occurring May 6-30, 2016. They will join more than 250 state and local law enforcement agencies, and thousands more across the country, to conduct high-visibility patrols encouraging drivers and passengers to...

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DCH Opens New Progressive Care Unit

May 13, 2016
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DCH Opens New Progressive Care Unit

LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. — Dearborn County Hospital has announced the opening of its new Progressive Care Unit. This six bed specialty unit is designed for patients who need a higher level of nursing care and/or observation than is available on a traditional Medical/Surgical Unit, however, they do not require the specialized nursing skills of the...

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Man Charged in Shooting in North Vernon

May 13, 2016
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Man Charged in Shooting in North Vernon

NORTH VERNON, Ind. — A man has been charged with attempted murder in connection with a shooting in North Vernon Thursday. Police say they responded around 1 p.m. to the 100 block of Baker Street on a report of a disturbance. Police broke up a dispute between Wesley Webb and another adult male. Police...

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Student Arrested for Threatening to Shoot Other Students

May 13, 2016
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Student Arrested for Threatening to Shoot Other Students

MEDORA – An 18-year-old student from Medora High School was arrested Thursday after threatening to shoot other students. According to The Seymour Tribune, Willis Abell told a teacher he was going to get an AK-47, come back and shoot students and then shoot himself. Police arrested Abell near his home just a few blocks...

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Clarksville Man Arrested for Intimidation

May 13, 2016
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Clarksville Man Arrested for Intimidation

FLOYD CO., Ind. — A man has been arrested for allegedly threatening to kill Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, according to court documents. Richard Deville Jr., 26, of Clarksville, is accused of making threats against Trump and his family in a YouTube video, where he waives around firearms. He has been charged with unlawful...

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Area Girls Softball Sectional Pairings

May 12, 2016
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Area Girls Softball Sectional Pairings

Three hundred seventy‐four (374) teams were drawn and placed into brackets for the start of the 32nd Annual IHSAA Softball State Tournament Series which begins in 11 days. Sectional action runs May 23‐28 with the 64 survivors moving into a one‐game regional round on Tuesday, May 31. From there, 32 teams will square off...

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Driver in Triple Fatality was Intoxicated

May 12, 2016
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Driver in Triple Fatality was Intoxicated

VERSAILLES, Ind. — The toxicology results were released Wednesday for the driver involved in a Ripley County crash killing two adults and a toddler last month. The results showed the driver 31-year-old Andre Devant, of Cincinnati, Ohio had a BAC level of .19 and also tested positive for marijuana. 27-year-old Margaret Guinn and 3-year-old...

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Sunman-Dearborn Staff Honored with Awards

May 12, 2016
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Sunman-Dearborn Staff Honored with Awards

Sunman-Dearborn Community School Corporation announced that Ms. Mary Ann Baines, Corporation Treasurer, has been selected as the Indiana Association of School Business Officials Region 10 Treasurer of the Year. The Indiana Association of School Business Officials is a professional organization which strives for the promotion and advancement of those individuals involved in school business...

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Our Hospice of SCI Named a Hospice Honors Recipient

May 12, 2016
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Our Hospice of SCI Named a Hospice Honors Recipient

COLUMBUS, Ind. — Our Hospice of South Central Indiana has been named a 2016 Hospice Honors recipient. Hospice Honors is a program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of quality as measured from the caregiver’s point of view. Award criteria were based on Hospice survey results for an evaluation period of April through...

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