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Fire Deaths in Indiana Down 14% in 2015

January 6, 2016
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Fire Deaths in Indiana Down 14% in 2015

The state of Indiana has seen a decline in the number of deaths related to fires, a figure that dropped from 84 in 2014 down to 73 for 2015. The Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) Division of Fire and Building Safety is praising local first responders across the state for their efforts in...

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Senate Republicans Announce 2016 Legislative Agenda

January 6, 2016
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Senate Republicans Announce 2016 Legislative Agenda

Members of the Indiana Senate Republican Caucus announced their legislative agenda today as they met at the Statehouse for the start of the General Assembly’s 2016 legislative session. Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) said Senate Republicans will advance a host of issues aimed at helping Hoosiers across the state. “This will...

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New Year’s Day Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest

January 5, 2016
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New Year’s Day Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest

Two Sunman residents are facing multiple felony drug-related charges, following a routine traffic stop in Batesville early New Year’s morning. Batesville City Police Sergeant Danny Hamilton witnessed 35-year-old Ronald Carpenter, travel left of the center line at about 2:30 a.m. Hamilton initiated a traffic stop and as he approached the vehicle, Hamilton advised that...

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Evening Crash Causes Semi to Overturn, Trapping Driver

January 5, 2016
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Evening Crash Causes Semi to Overturn, Trapping Driver

Yesterday evening, at approximately 8:00 PM, the Indiana State Police investigated a crash involving a 2014 International semi-tractor hauling a trailer that overturned on US 421 near Hopewell Road, approximately a half mile north of US 50 near Versailles. Initial investigation by Trooper Nicholas Albrecht determined that the vehicle being driven by James Gardner...

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Brad Reinholt Named District 9 Officer of the Year

January 5, 2016
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Brad Reinholt Named District 9 Officer of the Year

Indiana Conservation Officers of District 9 are proud to announce that Officer Brad Reinholt was named the 2015 District 9 Officer of the Year by his peers. Officer Reinholt is assigned to Dearborn County, one of eleven counties within District 9. Brad was born and raised in Commiskey, Indiana.  He graduated from Jennings County...

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Representative Frye to Run for Re-Election

January 5, 2016
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Representative Frye to Run for Re-Election

State Representative Randy Frye, Republican from Greensburg has announced plans to seek reelection for Indiana’s House District 67. District 67 includes all of Switzerland and Ohio Counties as well as parts of Dearborn, Decatur, Jefferson, Jennings, and Ripley Counties.  First elected to the Indiana House of Representatives in November of 2010 Frye is Chairman...

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Ripley County Community Foundation Partners with Mainsource Bank and United Way to Support Local Non-Profits

January 5, 2016
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All year long, the employees of MainSource Bank have been donating money to the United Way Fund to advance the common good in their local communities. In 2015, MainSource Bank and its Ripley County employees donated $14,000 into the United Way Fund held at the Ripley County Community Foundation.  This Christmas Season the Ripley County Community Foundation proactively granted those funds to local organizations which advance United Way’s mission to “improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good.”

The organizations which received these grants and the amount received were: Batesville Area Ministerial Association (Food Pantry)-$1,600.00, Bridge of Hope Worship Center (Food Pantry)-$1,200.00, Fishes & Loaves Food Pantry-$1,200.00, Holton Food Pantry-$800.00, Milan Community Relief Services (Food Pantry)-$1,200.00, New Horizons Rehabilitation, Inc.-$76.72, Ripley County Food Pantry-$1,600.00, Safe Passage, Inc.-$2,737.93, Southeastern Indiana YMCA – $1,195.25, South Ripley Community School Corp. (Food Pantry)-$800.00, and Sunman Food Pantry-$1,600.00.

This show of corporate giving is evidence that an individual’s small donation will have a substantial impact when it is pooled together with the donations of others who support a common cause. To obtain information on how you can help the Ripley County Community Foundation to connect people who care with causes that matter contact the Foundation at 4 South Park Ave, Suite 210, Batesville, IN, or by telephone at (812)933-1098 or toll free (877)234-5220 or via email at  office@rccfonline.org.

 

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United Way-Fishes and Loaves (Reverand Tom Beatly and Amy  Streator)

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Batesville High School Accepting Applications for Driver Education

January 4, 2016
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Batesville High School Accepting Applications for Driver Education

Registration forms for spring driver’s education at Batesville High School will be available in the main office and on the Batesville High School Web site. They are due by January 20, and are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. A mandatory meeting for all students taking the driver’s education course, and their parents is January...

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Franklin County Opening Filing for Primary Election

January 4, 2016
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Franklin County Opening Filing for Primary Election

The first day an individual may file a declaration of candidacy for nomination as a major party candidate for the primary election in the Franklin County Clerk’s Office is Wednesday January 6. The deadline for filing is February 5. The office is open weekdays from 8:30 AM until 12:00 noon and 1 PM to...

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