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Excise Spoil Weekend For 8 In Madison

July 7, 2014
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Excise Spoil Weekend For 8 In Madison

Five minors and three adults are facing charges this morning after the holiday weekend at thhandcuff2e Madison Regatta...

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Hot Summer Weather Puts Pets in Peril

July 3, 2014
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Hot Summer Weather Puts Pets in Peril

"The side effects of that can ultimately result in the death of the pet," said Thomas. "Other neurological and sometimes permanent situations can arise as well."

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Franklin County Adds Consultant To Help With Budget

July 1, 2014
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Franklin County Adds Consultant To Help With Budget

Franklin County Council has agreed to hire a consultant to assist with the county’s ongoing budget woes...

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Rising Sun Foundation Awards 14 Grants At June Meeting

July 1, 2014
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Rising Sun Foundation Awards 14 Grants At June Meeting

The Rising Sun Regional Foundation (RSRF) awarded a total of $250,005 in 14 new grants at its June meeting. These grants...

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Hoosier Hills Water Announces Expansion

June 29, 2014
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Hoosier Hills Water Announces Expansion

Hoosier Hills Regional Water District has announced the Town of Versailles and Holton Water Corporation as new...

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Local Instructors Spending Next Three Weeks In China

June 27, 2014
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Local Instructors Spending Next Three Weeks In China

Eleven local educators will land in China Friday and spend the next few weeks there teaching English. Greensburg Community Schools and Batesville...

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Ripley Co. Council Considering Budget Cuts, Salary Increase

June 27, 2014
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Ripley Co. Council Considering Budget Cuts, Salary Increase

Ripley County Council may consider cutting the budget by two percent for nearly each county department while raising...

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Clawson Claims Congressional Victory In Southwest Florida

June 25, 2014
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Clawson Claims Congressional Victory In Southwest Florida

A Batesville High School graduate now represents Southwest Florida in the United States Congress...

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No Algae Advisory For Brookville Lake

June 24, 2014
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No Algae Advisory For Brookville Lake

Mississinewa Lake in Northern Indiana is the only lake in the state with an advisory for blue-green algae, which is the lowest alert level. Visitors are being told...

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Decatur County Teen Accused Of Battery, Hurting 5

June 18, 2014
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Decatur County Teen Accused Of Battery, Hurting 5

A Decatur County teen has been charged with felony battery and strangulation after an incident occurred over the weekend in Lake McCoy...

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all-day Metamora Volunteer Firemen’s Fes... @ Gateway Park
Metamora Volunteer Firemen’s Fes... @ Gateway Park
Jul 4 all-day
The Metamora Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting their annual firemen’s festival at Gateway Park (across US 52 from Metamora) on Saturday, July 4. Parade starts at 6 pm at the park (route crosses US 52 and goes through Metamora). 3 pm food starts — pulled pork sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs, ice cold drinks. Also included are kids’ games, pull tabs, bounce house, slides, tractor pull. Live music by Stagger Lee. Beer garden from 3 pm – 3 am. Fireworks at dusk at Gateway Park.
10:00 am Metamora Volunteer Fire Dept. In...
Metamora Volunteer Fire Dept. In...
Jul 4 @ 10:00 am
Come join the Metamora Volunteer Firemen and the Infamous Few Charity Riders for a day of riding and celebration. These men are all volunteers and need our support to keep their firehouse functioning and in good order so they too can help others when called upon! This ride will take us through scenic Franklin and Ripley Counties on a relaxing cruise through the countryside. Please plan on joining us for the entire day, as we will be having breakfast early and attending the Firemen’s Festival afterwards. Registration at the Hearthstone Restaurant: $20 per person / $25 per couple (10 am – 12 pm; breakfast available for purchase) Ride leaves at noon; ends a the firehouse and includes dinner with registration fee (all others are $8 per person)
10:00 am Vogt’s Annual Blueberry Festival @ Vogt Farm
Vogt’s Annual Blueberry Festival @ Vogt Farm
Jul 4 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Blueberry treats, live music, horse-drawn trolley rides, crafts, petting zoo, pony rides, paddleboat rides, south of Batesville on State Road 129. 10 am – 7 pm. No admission charge.

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