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Graver Replaces Helms As Chancellor

January 16, 2014
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Graver Replaces Helms As Chancellor

Graver was named Interim Chancellor to replace James Helms, who retired as Chancellor of Ivy Tech Southeast on Wednesday...

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Candidates Rush To File For May Primary

January 16, 2014
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Candidates Rush To File For May Primary

Several offices are up for election at the local and state level this year. As of Thursday morning, fifteen have filed in Franklin County and twenty-six in Ripley County...

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Treasurer Of Local Fire Department Arrested

January 15, 2014
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Treasurer Of Local Fire Department Arrested

The treasurer of the Adams Township Fire Department is facing felony charges for allegedly using department funds for personal use. She was arrested and released Wednesday.

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New Chancellor For Ivy Tech Columbus Region

January 15, 2014
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New Chancellor For Ivy Tech Columbus Region

Combs will help the region transition towards its merger with Ivy Tech Southeast. Last week, the college announced substantial changes to its regional networks...

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BIS Prepares For Winterfest Carnival, Requests Volunteers

January 15, 2014
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BIS Prepares For Winterfest Carnival, Requests Volunteers

Batesville Intermediate School PTO will host a family fun carnival on Saturday Jan., 18, from 1-4p.m. The Winterfest Carnival is the primary fundraiser for the school...

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Lugar Presented With Farm Bureau Award

January 15, 2014
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Lugar Presented With Farm Bureau Award

The Distinguished Service Award was presented to the former senator at the opening session of the Farm Bureau's 95th Annual Convention...

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New Aurora Police Chief Sworn In

January 15, 2014
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New Aurora Police Chief Sworn In

Aurora’s acting police chief became permanent this week. Joshua Daugherty, 39, was sworn in following his appointment by the mayor...

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Rare Appearance By Snowy Owl A Hoot For Birdwatchers

January 14, 2014
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Rare Appearance By Snowy Owl A Hoot For Birdwatchers

The Snowy Owl, the official bird of the Canadian province of Quebec, was spotted in a field on Frontage Road near the Interstate 74 overpass in Greensburg....

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City Considering Smoking Ban At City Parks

January 14, 2014
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City Considering Smoking Ban At City Parks

The proposal by the Batesville Parks and Recreation Board was brought up during the city council meeting Monday evening...

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INDOT Reminds Motorists To Be On Lookout For Potholes

January 14, 2014
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INDOT Reminds Motorists To Be On Lookout For Potholes

Drivers in southeast Indiana are urged to be on the alert for potholes on highways and interstates. Report potholes to Seymour District’s customer service desk at 877-305-7611.

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all-day Whispering Beard Folk Festival
Whispering Beard Folk Festival
Aug 22 – Aug 24 all-day
Fri-Sun, Aug 22-24     Whispering Beard Folk Festival Over 35 folk bands in the Friendship Valley, Old Mill Campground, 7249 1st Street, Friendship, starting at 11:30am each day.  Camping available.  Adm. Chg.  Contact Dan (513)382-1708  www.whisperingbeard.com
8:30 am FranklinCovey program the Greens...
FranklinCovey program the Greens...
Aug 22 @ 8:30 am – 4:45 pm
Time is running out to register for this unique opportunity to attend a highly respected FranklinCovey program the Greensburg/Decatur County Chamber of Commerce is bringing to Southeastern Indianaon Friday, Aug. 22.  One of FranklinCovey’s most requested consultants, J.D. Frailey, will be teaching this course. Clients give him top ratings and describe him as motivating, entertaining, and uplifting. The course is The 5 Choices to Extraordinary Productivity. Productivity is a key metric that impacts employee engagement, quality of results, and ultimately – the bottom line. For your convenience, I have pasted a link to the Greensburg/Decatur County Chamber of Commerce website, which contains more information and a registration opportunity.Please sign up today. The Greensburg/Decatur County Chamber of Commerce is only the second Chamber of Commerce in Indiana to join in a partnership with FranklinCovey, bringing their fantastic training programs away from the Indianapolis area. This event will be held at the Decatur County School Corporation Administration Building, 2020 Montgomery Road,Greensburg. Your investment in this FranklinCovey training is only $399 per person. The program will begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 4:45 p.m.
8:30 am Grazing Field Day @ Jeff and Leah Meinders’s Farm
Grazing Field Day @ Jeff and Leah Meinders’s Farm
Aug 22 @ 8:30 am – 2:15 pm
The Hogan Creek Watershed Project, along with the Dearborn and Ripley County Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs) will be providing an educational opportunity for producers with grazing livestock.  The field day will be held on Friday, August 22nd at Jeff and Leah Meinders’s Farm, 3687 W. Co. Rd. 500E, Milan, IN from 8:30 am to 2:15 pm.  The workshop is FREE to attend and includes a catered lunch thanks to local sponsors.  Excellent speakers will be present including, Ron Lemenager, Purdue Beef – Nutrition and Management, Victor Shelton, NRCS Grazing Specialist/Agronomist, and David Walton, Jr., Veterinarian – Herd Health.  If you would like more information or to register, please contact the SWCD at 812-926-2406 ext 3 or email: heather.wirth@in.nacdnet.net.

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