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New Castle Man Accused Of Threatening House Speaker

May 13, 2014
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New Castle Man Accused Of Threatening House Speaker

A New Castle man is in trouble with federal authorities after he allegedly made threats against House Speaker John Boehner...

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Simon Pagenaud Wins the Inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis

May 10, 2014
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Simon Pagenaud Wins the Inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis

After a rough start to the Inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis, Simon Pagenaud takes home the checkered flag.   (Results Saturday of the Grand Prix of Indianapolis Verizon IndyCar Series event on the 2.439-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course, with order of finish, starting position in parentheses, driver, chassis-engine, laps completed and reason out...

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Meat Salesman Charged With Scamming Sunman Couple

May 8, 2014
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Meat Salesman Charged With Scamming Sunman Couple

A meat salesman accused of shortchanging $3,800 from an elderly Sunman couple is behind bars in Ripley County...

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Lawrenceburg’s Fall Fest Will Return This Year

May 8, 2014
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Lawrenceburg’s Fall Fest Will Return This Year

At one point there was a possibility that Lawrenceburg’s annual Fall Fest would not return. It will be back this year but with changes...

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Older Americans Month: Safety is Key for Aging in Place

May 7, 2014
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Older Americans Month: Safety is Key for Aging in Place

"Frequently, these folks are at risk of losing their independence. We want to make sure that they have every tool in available to them...

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Supreme Court Upholds Prayer At Government Meetings

May 6, 2014
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Supreme Court Upholds Prayer At Government Meetings

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of allowing opening prayers at town council and other public meetings...

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One Month After Closure, U.S. 52 Now Reopen

May 2, 2014
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One Month After Closure, U.S. 52 Now Reopen

U.S. 52 east of Brookville could reopen Friday after a month of emergency slide repairs. “If everything goes well and the sun keeps shining...

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Digital Technology Threatens Future Of Theater

May 1, 2014
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Digital Technology Threatens Future Of Theater

A historic downtown theater may be forced to close unless they receive financial assistance in order to purchase needed upgrades to continue showing new movies...

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Minimum Wage Increase Shot Down In Senate

May 1, 2014
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Minimum Wage Increase Shot Down In Senate

“Helping Hoosiers and Americans struggling to make ends meet is not a political issue but a goal shared by every senator,” said Coats.

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State Data Shows Local Third Grade Reading Success

May 1, 2014
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State Data Shows Local Third Grade Reading Success

Third graders at Jac-Cen-Del Elementary, St. Louis School in Batesville, St. Lawrence in Lawrenceburg and St. Mary’s in Aurora received a 100 percent on the I-READ-3...

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all-day Ripley County 4-H Fair
Ripley County 4-H Fair
Jul 20 – Jul 26 all-day
Farm animals, 4-H exhibits, rides, commercial vendors and grandstand events, Ripley County Fairground, 525 West Beech St., Osgood.  Contact Shanna Joseph (812)689-6535 or ripleycopark@comcast.net,  www.ripleycounty.com/parks/4hfair.html .
all-day Ripley County Fair – Ripley Coun... @ Ripley County Department Of Parks & Recreation
Ripley County Fair – Ripley Coun... @ Ripley County Department Of Parks & Recreation
Jul 20 – Jul 26 all-day
Fair booth is open to Chamber Members.
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all-day Margaret Mary Health to Host Com... @ Margaret Mary Health
Margaret Mary Health to Host Com... @ Margaret Mary Health
Jul 23 all-day
Margaret Mary Health has partnered with Hoxworth BloodCenter, University of  Cincinnati to host a Community Blood Drive on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 from 8:00am-11:00am & 12:15pm-2:00pm.  The Hoxworth Donor Bus will parked on the lot, located at 312 Mitchell Ave., in Batesville, IN.   To schedule your appointment, please visit www.hoxworth.org/groups/margaretmary or call the laboratory at (812) 933-5274.  Hoxworth recognizes that blood donors’ time is valuable.  Priority will be given to donors who have scheduled an appointment.  Walk-in donors are welcome and will be seen as soon as possible.   “Local blood donors ensure that local patients at 30 area hospitals receive the lifesaving blood products they need to survive,” said Alecia Lipton, Hoxworth spokesperson.  “Community blood drives are vitally important and we hope to see a good turnout at the Margaret Mary Health blood drive.”   How to Donate: Donating blood is safe and easy.  Donors must be at least 17 years old (16 with a signed parental consent) and in good health.  Individuals must weigh at least 110 pounds and bring identification to donate.  It is recommended that donors eat a good meal and drink plenty of water within four hours before donating.   About Hoxworth: Hoxworth Blood Center, University of Cincinnati, was founded in 1938 and proudly serves 30 hospitals in 17 counties in[...]

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