Sheriff Buys Pork From Ripley Co. Auction

July 30, 2014
By

OSGOOD — The Ripley County Sheriff’s Office is doing their part to help local farmers and 4H members.

The law enforcement agency bought twelve pigs during the Ripley County 4H Livestock Auction Friday. Half of the livestock will be processed at Napoleon Locker and Wayne’s Meat’s in Milan.

The meat will then be utilized at the Ripley County Jail. Sheriff Rodney Stratton says the meat bought at the auction will be served twice a week lasting an estimated time of 6 months.

The processed meat will be boneless pork burgers as a bone could potentially be used as a weapon, the sheriff added.

“We wanted to help the 4H members, local farmers and taxpayers,” Sheriff Stratton said. “It saves the sheriff’s office money and keeps money in the county.”

Listen Live

Upcoming Events

Sep
2
Wed
all-day Dearborn County Business & Caree... @ Lawrenceburg Event Center
Dearborn County Business & Caree... @ Lawrenceburg Event Center
Sep 2 all-day
Dearborn County Business and Career Conference will take place at the Lawrenceburg Event Center featuring more than 50 businesses. A presentation of the Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce, the conference will feature nine breakout learning sessions tailored to specific segments of the community. It culminates in dinner with a keynote speaker, said Chamber Executive Director Eric Kranz. Event attendance is free. Dinner will cost $10. Register in advance at www.dearborncountychamber.org.
Sep
4
Fri
6:00 pm “All in the Canal!” Block Party @ Lane's End
“All in the Canal!” Block Party @ Lane's End
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
A block party will be held on Friday, September 4 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Lane’s End in Metamora. Food, games, and prizes are all FREE for the residents of Franklin County! Explore Challenge sponsored by FCN Bank. Music by Kelly and Emily Ann Thompson. Keep your Digital Scorecard at IndianaHumanities.org/ALL-IN.
Sep
5
Sat
11:00 am Annual Classic Cruise-In
Annual Classic Cruise-In
Sep 5 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Ripley Crossing presents their Annual Classic Cruise-In on September 5 from 11 am – 2 pm at 1200 Whitlach Way in Milan. Food & drinks, live music, vendors, and door prizes will be featured and available. Free will offering will be accepted for registration the day of the event. Trophies will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place!

View Calendar