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MLB Launches the 2016 Honorary Bat Girl Contest

February 25, 2016
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MLB Launches the 2016 Honorary Bat Girl Contest

Major League Baseball has launched the 2016 Honorary Bat Girl Contest, which will recognize one fan per MLB Club who has been affected by breast cancer and has demonstrated a commitment to battling the disease. Reds fans, ages 18 and older, can share stories about themselves or loved ones who are “Going to Bat...

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Local Special Olympics Athlete to Compete Internationally

February 25, 2016
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Local Special Olympics Athlete to Compete Internationally

Special Olympics Indiana – Ripley Ohio Dearborn Counties (SOIN-ROD) athlete, Chris Perdue of Osgood, IND, is set to compete in snowboarding during the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games. The Games are scheduled to take place March 14-25, 2017 in Graz, Schladming-Rohrmoos and Ramsau, Austria. The 17-year-old, South Ripley High School student has a...

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Batesville Police Kept Busy Over Weekend with Multiple Reported Crimes

February 25, 2016
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Batesville Police Kept Busy Over Weekend with Multiple Reported Crimes

Officers received reports of four stolen vehicles from the downtown area between Friday night and Sunday morning.  Three of the vehicles were parked at residences and one at a local business.  All were recovered several hours later; 3 within a few blocks from where they were stolen and 1 in Oldenburg.  All but one...

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Dearborn County Hospital to Host 34th Annual Health-A-Fair on March 5

February 25, 2016
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Dearborn County Hospital to Host 34th Annual Health-A-Fair on March 5

Dearborn County Hospital will host its 34th annual Health-A-Fair on Saturday, March 5, from 7:00 a.m. to noon at the hospital in Lawrenceburg.  This much anticipated event offers a wide range of health screenings and exhibits for individuals 18 years of age and older. On Saturday, April 9, from 8:00 until 11:00 a.m., DCH...

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Sheriff’s Office Purchases Multi-Use Vehicle

February 25, 2016
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Sheriff’s Office Purchases Multi-Use Vehicle

The Ripley County Sheriff’s Office recently purchased a 2016 Ford F-150 truck. The truck will be driven by Jail Administrator Bob Curl and be used for the road crew which will eliminate the need for the county highway to pick up the collected trash. It will also be used for hauling maintenance equipment for...

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Oldenburg Academy Students Place in Regional Maverick Challenge

February 25, 2016
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Oldenburg Academy Students Place in Regional Maverick Challenge

Thirteen teams from eight counties competed in the Regional Maverick Challenge on Saturday, February 20, 2016, in Columbus, Indiana.  Oldenburg Academy students earned two of the top four awards in the competition. The Maverick Challenge, a high school business planning competition for students in Southern Indiana, aims to further develop the innovative spirit of...

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MainSource Bank Customers and Non-Customers Target of Phishing Scam

February 24, 2016
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MainSource Bank Customers and Non-Customers Target of Phishing Scam

MainSource Bank customers beware! A phishing scam is going around targeting bank customers. Kelly Cardell with MainSource in Batesville says that the scammers are sending out text messages asking online banking customers to login to their account following the link provided in the text. The website mirrors the MainSource login page, but isn’t the...

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Free Diabetes Screening

February 24, 2016
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Free Diabetes Screening

Ripley County Health Department will be hosting free diabetes screening conducted by MARGARET MARY HEALTH on February 25th from 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. at the Health Department. No appointment is required! Patients who have not been diagnosed with diabetes will have their fasting blood sugar tested. Only patients already diagnosed with diabetes will receive...

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Report: Unpaid Caregivers Neglect Their Own Health

February 24, 2016
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Report: Unpaid Caregivers Neglect Their Own Health

The number of Indiana residents age 85 and older is expected to grow by 48 percent by 2030, and many will need help from friends and family. According to a new study from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, these unpaid caregivers are about twice as likely to experience physical, financial and...

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    7:00 pm Daughters of Isabella @ Batesville Knights of Columbus
    Daughters of Isabella @ Batesville Knights of Columbus
    May 2 @ 7:00 pm
    Next meeting of the Daughters of Isabella All Saint’s Circle #1384 is Monday May 2, at 7:00 pm at the Knights of Columbus in Batesville. Bring flowers for the Adoration Chapel. Anyone interested in going to the 100th Anniversary of the Daughters of Isabella Saint Rita Circle #63 at St. Gabriel Church in Connersville Indiana on Saturday May 14, 2016 contact Wendy Haven (812-933-1922) by April 30, 2016.Share this:TweetEmailPrint
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    7:00 am Batesville Community Prayer Brea... @ Big Four Cafe
    Batesville Community Prayer Brea... @ Big Four Cafe
    May 5 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
    Please join us as a special guest. The public is also welcomed to attend and may purchase their $8.00 ticket at the door. Chef Adam has selected a delicious buffet breakfast. We will start our day in prayer, enjoying fellowship with community, church leaders, and friends in the Batesville area. Danielle Hountz from Batesville high School will be singing and Reverend Jill K. Campbell of St. Mark Lutheran Church will be the guest speaker. You are also invited to attend the Community Prayer Service, presented by the Batesville Ministerial Association at the Gazebo, located in the Village Green, downtown Batesville at 12:00 noon on Thursday, May 5. This tradition is in its’ 5th year and will be led by various Ministers from the area. Lunch will be provided following the service. RSVP to Andrea Wade, Mayor’s Office, awade@batesvilleindiana.us or (812) 933-6100 by April 29th if you are attending the Prayer Breakfast. Fore more information, please contact Rita Seig, (812) 209-9945 of ritaseig@etczone.comShare this:TweetEmailPrint
    8:00 am Rummage Sale @ Knights of St. John Hall
    Rummage Sale @ Knights of St. John Hall
    May 5 @ 8:00 am
    Rummage Sale Thursday May 5 from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Friday May 6 from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Saturday May 7 from 8:00 AM – 12:00 noon Knights of St. John Hall 111 S Vine St Batesville, IN (adjacent to Weigel’s Funeral Home) Feel free to drop items off on Sunday May 1 from 3 PM to 5 PMMonday May 2 from 6 PM to 8 PM Tuesday May 3 from 9 AM to 8 PM Wednesday May 4 from 9 AM to 8 PMShare this:TweetEmailPrint

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