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Freedom To Marry: Battle Won, But More to Do in Indiana

February 2, 2016
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Freedom To Marry: Battle Won, But More to Do in Indiana

The goal of the campaign known as “Freedom to Marry” was simple: to allow a couple to legally dedicate their lives to each other regardless of their sexual persuasion. The group’s founder, Evan Wolfson, says he’s been campaigning for it for more than three decades. He says today, although it’s legal in the United...

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Bill to Ease Research of Industrial Hemp Passes Senate

February 2, 2016
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Bill to Ease Research of Industrial Hemp Passes Senate

Senate Bill 291 would repeal current statutes that allow a licensed industrial hemp grower to retain a seed from a crop for use in the following year, easing the hemp seed purchasing process for a licensed grower like Purdue University. “Industrial hemp has been shown to have many potential uses,” Leising said. “It is...

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East Central Trojans Football Booster Meeting

February 1, 2016
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East Central Trojans Football Booster Meeting

The East Central Trojans Football Booster Meeting is this Wednesday, February 3 at 6:30 PM in the ECHS Cafeteria. Please join us as we discuss one of our biggest fundraiser’s of the year. Mulch sale begins February 8th! Courtesy of The EC Trojans Football Boosters.

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Batesville Area Deanery CYO Basketball Quarter Final Results

February 1, 2016
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Batesville Area Deanery CYO Basketball Quarter Final Results

2016 Batesville CYO Deanery tournament 2nd round results. Sunday  (1-31)  at St. Louis-Batesville. St. Louis-1  63    St. Mary’s  23 Holy Family-2  60    St. Catherine’s  43 Sunday  (1-31) at St. Michael’s-Brookville. All Saints-2  55    Holy Family-2  52 St. Michael’s-1  48   All Saints-1  32 Semi-Finals at St. Louis.  Sunday  (2-7) St. Louis-1 vs. Holy Family-2 ...

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STL Defeats STN In 8th Grade Batesville Deanery CYO Tourney

February 1, 2016
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STL Defeats STN In 8th Grade Batesville Deanery CYO Tourney

The St. Louis Cardinals 8th grade boys basketball team defeated the St Nicholas Trojans Sunday in the Batesville Deanery by a final score of 37 to 28. The Cardinals needed a team effort to pull away from a determined Trojan squad. St Louis led at the half by five and only outscored St. Nicholas...

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Indiana Making Strides in Teacher Diversity

February 1, 2016
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Indiana Making Strides in Teacher Diversity

Teachers in the United States don’t necessarily look like their students, and there’s an effort underway to change that. In the fall of 2010, then U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan noted the problem and the government launched an initiative, to recruit what he called the next generation of teachers. Nationally, minority students make...

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Whitewater Valley Railroad Training Classes to be Held in Connersville

February 1, 2016
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Whitewater Valley Railroad Training Classes to be Held in Connersville

The Historic Whitewater Valley Railroad‘s Annual Training Classes will be held beginning February 13, 2016 at the South Connersville Yard Complex located at 300 South Eastern Avenue, Connersville, Indiana. These free classes are open to the public and do not require membership to the non-profit Whitewater Valley Railroad. Ever wondered how a railroad REALLY...

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Ripley County Adopts Indiana Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative

February 1, 2016
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Ripley County Adopts Indiana Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative

Ripley County is the first County in Southeast Indiana joining the Indiana Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative. The initiative developed by the Annie E. Casey Foundation aims to improve outcomes for children in the justice system while ensuring public safety. According to the Indiana Department of Corrections Division of Youth Services, JDAI is a bipartisan...

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Bill Requiring Home Health Agencies to Run Background Checks Passes Senate

February 1, 2016
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Bill Requiring Home Health Agencies to Run Background Checks Passes Senate

Senate Bill 350 authored by State Sen. Jeff Raatz of Centerville would require home health agencies or personal services agencies to run a national criminal history background check on employees, and passed the full Senate 49-0. Current law requires only a limited criminal background check unless circumstances require otherwise. Senate Bill 350 would expand...

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    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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    Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) training is February 5 and 12 from 5:30 – 9 pm, and February 6 and 13 from 8 am – 4 pm at the Southeastern IN YMCA in Batesville. Prospective volunteers who want to aid children must fill out applications ahead of time. Information can be found at www.voicesforchildren.net or by calling Southeastern Indiana Voices for Children Executive Director Tonya Ruble-Richter at 812-599-2630 or emailing her at tonya@voicesforchildren.net.
    9:30 am “Praying Our Dreams: Discovering... @ Oldenburg Franciscan Center
    “Praying Our Dreams: Discovering... @ Oldenburg Franciscan Center
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    “Praying Our Dreams: Discovering God’s Messages” will be presented on February 13 from 9:30 am – 2:30 pm at the Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost is $45 – $65 includes lunch. Info and RSVP at www.oldenburgfranciscancenter.org or 812-933-6437.

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