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Batesville Police Arrest 3 Men for Possession of Drugs

January 11, 2016
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Batesville Police Arrest 3 Men for Possession of Drugs

Three Batesville men were arrested for drugs following the execution of a search warrant Friday night, January 8th. Batesville officers Ryan Metcalf and Travis Cook responded to a call at North Park Avenue at around 8:20 p.m. to investigate a parking complaint and suspected drug activity. While speaking to occupants at the residence, officers...

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Jefferson County Celebrates First Member of Prestigious Lugar Series Leadership Program

January 11, 2016
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Jefferson County Celebrates First Member of Prestigious Lugar Series Leadership Program

The Richard G. Lugar Excellence in Public Service Series (“The Lugar Series”) announced that Katie Mote, President, Ivy Tech Madison Campus, has been selected as a member of the 2015-2016 Class. Mote’s selection for participation in the prestigious leadership program is also historic: Mote is the first representative of Jefferson County to be chosen...

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Indiana Launches State Nutrient Reduction Strategy

January 11, 2016
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Indiana Launches State Nutrient Reduction Strategy

The Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) today announced the release of a statewide strategy designed to improve water quality in Indiana, the Great Lakes and the Gulf of Mexico. The State Nutrient Reduction Strategy (SNRS) is the product of an inclusive effort of the Indiana Conservation Partnership (ICP) under the leadership of ISDA...

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Maverick Challenge at Oldenburg Academy

January 11, 2016
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Maverick Challenge at Oldenburg Academy

Winners: (Front Row): Tater Truck (3rd Place): Zach Pottschmidt and Tanner Alley; Knu Eyes (2nd Place): Greg Schroeder, Sam Gast and Chase Hogg; Bags for Bambinos (1st Place): Caroline Storms and Zoe Brown. Back Row: Toby Oesterling, MainSource Bank Sponsor; Shelly Lunsford, Franklin County Community Foundation; Cheryll Obendorf, EcO Ripley County Community Foundation; and...

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IU School of Medicine, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS confront Indiana HIV outbreak

January 11, 2016
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IU School of Medicine, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS confront Indiana HIV outbreak

The Indiana University School of Medicine and the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS have joined forces to respond to a highly concentrated HIV epidemic driven by the injection of prescription opioids in Austin, Indiana. Austin, in Scott County, has an estimated population of 4,200 with approximately 10 percent of the population injecting opioids...

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Indiana Automotive Industry to be Highlighted at International Auto Show

January 11, 2016
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Indiana Automotive Industry to be Highlighted at International Auto Show

Indiana Secretary of Commerce Victor Smith and the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) will spotlight the state’s automotive industry, which ranks No. 2 in the nation by gross domestic product, this week at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. On Wednesday, Smith will address industry leaders, elected officials and executives from...

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State Fire Marshal Advises Caution with Space Heaters, Other Alternative Heating This Winter; Test Smoke Alarms

January 11, 2016
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State Fire Marshal Advises Caution with Space Heaters, Other Alternative Heating This Winter; Test Smoke Alarms

With temperatures dropping for the first time this winter, and chilly temperatures expected for the next week, Indiana State Fire Marshal Jim Greeson is advising caution with space heaters and other forms of alternative heating, as well as a review of smoke alarms. “Strongly consider other options before using alternative heating,” says Greeson. “Add...

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Franklin County Issues “Yellow” Travel Advisory

January 10, 2016
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Franklin County Issues “Yellow” Travel Advisory

Due to falling temperature and deterorating road conditions, the Franklin County EMA has issued a “Yellow” Travel Advisory. Roadways can be hazardous and slick. A “Yellow” Travel Advisory is the lowest level of local travel advisory, means that routine travel or activities may be restricted in areas because of a hazardous situation, and individuals...

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School Delay’s and Closings

January 10, 2016
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School Delay’s and Closings

School delays and closings are starting to come into the WRBI News Room. Stay up to date with delays and closings as they come in both on-line, and on-air. http://wrbiradio.com/closings-delays/

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    all-day BHS Interact Club Spring Cleanin...
    BHS Interact Club Spring Cleanin...
    Jan 15 – Feb 15 all-day
    The Batesville High School Interact Club will be having a spring cleaning coat drive from January 15 – February 15. Drop-off locations include Goody’s, Batesville Memorial Public Library, and the Guidance Office at the Batesville High School.
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    9:00 am Valentine’s Day Serenade @ Brookville Area
    Valentine’s Day Serenade @ Brookville Area
    Feb 12 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Would you like to hire a small elite choir to serenade your honey for Valentine’s Day?  Now you can!  Franklin County High School Choir elite singers in tuxedoes and formal gowns will be travelling to front porches and businesses in the Brookville area on Friday, February 12th between the hours of 9am and 3pm. For $25 not only will your sweetie be serenaded, but he or she will receive a red rose and a special note from you. Additional roses/gifts are available, as well as travel outside the immediate Brookville area, for additional cost. Scheduling is limited, so don’t delay! To plan this treat for your special someone, please email or call Camden Ritchie at  critchie@fccsc.k12.in.us or (765) 647-4101 #1206.
    4:30 pm Lenten Fish Fry @ All Saints Parish - St. Martin Campus
    Lenten Fish Fry @ All Saints Parish - St. Martin Campus
    Feb 12 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
    All Saints Parish (St. Martin Campus in Yorkville, IN) will be having a Lenten Fish Fry every Friday from February 12 – March 18 from 4:30 – 7 pm. Menu includes hand-breaded fried cod or baked cod or cheese pizza, mac & cheese, French fries, slaw or applesauce, baked vegetarian beans, homemade pies & cakes, soft drinks, coffee, & tea. Carry-out available.

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