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School Back In Session, Police Offer Reminder To Drivers

August 6, 2014
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School Back In Session, Police Offer Reminder To Drivers

As area students return to school local police are reminding motorists to use caution in school zones and residential areas...

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Local Officer Gives Tips Against IRS Scam

August 6, 2014
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Local Officer Gives Tips Against IRS Scam

Sgt. Turner says, “These scammers are often working overseas or across North American International borders. They are...

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Police: Man Arrested After Striking Teen

August 6, 2014
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Police: Man Arrested After Striking Teen

A Rushville man accused of slapping and choking a teenager has been charged with neglect of a dependent, strangulation and battery...

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Inmates Accused Of Fighting After TV Argument

August 6, 2014
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Inmates Accused Of Fighting After TV Argument

Four inmates at Dearborn County Law Enforcement Center are facing felony charges after allegedly ganging up on another inmate after a dispute...

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State Recognizes Two Local Farming Families

August 6, 2014
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State Recognizes Two Local Farming Families

“These families are the epitome of what it means to be a Hoosier: hardworking and willing to sacrifice for the wellbeing others.”

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Ind. Senator Coats Named “Hero of Main Street”

August 6, 2014
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Ind. Senator Coats Named “Hero of Main Street”

“Small businesses are the lifeblood of Indiana’s economy, and we need to encourage them through the right federal policies,” said Coats..

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Video Of 3-Year-Old At Ripley Co. Fair Goes Viral

August 5, 2014
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Video Of 3-Year-Old At Ripley Co. Fair Goes Viral

“Really the experience overall has been awesome. I can’t wait to explain to her when she is older what is going on...

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ISTEP Results Released, Milan Scores Jump By 14 Percent

August 5, 2014
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ISTEP Results Released, Milan Scores Jump By 14 Percent

The Indiana Department of Education released its 2013-2014 ISTEP test results and one local school corporation saw major improvements...

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Ripley County Community Foundation Names Streator As President

August 5, 2014
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Ripley County Community Foundation Names Streator As President

“It is a privilege for me to be the President of the Foundation and to continue growing the Foundation and spreading its benefits to the Ripley County citizens...”

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    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.
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    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)
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    Vogt’s Annual Blueberry Festival @ Vogt Farm
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    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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