Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

August 9, 2013


The Batesville Herald-Tribune

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Saturday, Aug. 10

Batesville Farmers’ Market Breakfast, Aug. 10, 8-10 a.m., corner of Main and Boehringer streets.

The 13th Annual Bulldog Chase 5K Run/Walk is Aug. 10, 8:30 a.m., Batesville Middle School. Registration forms available at Cost: $15-$20. Info: Thomas Barnett, 934-4322 or

Oldenburg Franciscan Center Program, Compassion vs. Codependency, will be presented Aug. 10, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Cost: $45-65. Info and RSVP: 933-6437 or

The Batesville High School soccer team will hold a freewill offering car wash Aug. 10, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., McDonald’s out lot.

6th District Democratic Rally hosted by the Franklin County Democratic Party is Aug. 10, 1 p.m., Franklin County Fairgrounds Park Hilltop Shelter. Info: Tom Vohland, 513-593-2345.

A benefit dinner and dance for Johnny Fields to help pay for medical bills will be Aug. 10, 5 p.m.-midnight, Oldenburg fire house. Pulled pork barbecue dinner begins at 6 p.m. Freewill offering. Info: Terri (Fields) Baker, 212-2316.

Sunday, Aug. 11

Amrhein Family Reunion, Aug. 11, noon, Franklin County Senior Center, fairgrounds, Brookville. Bring covered dish, drinks and table service; share pictures, music and memories; tell your family.

St. Jacob’s United Church of Christ, 29959 Blue Creek Road, Sunman, 175th anniversary celebration will be observed Aug. 11, 1:30 p.m., with former minister Wanita Wallpe as guest speaker.

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 12-16

Registration forms for fall driver education at Batesville High School are available in the BHS office. They are due by Aug. 16 and will be accepted on a first-come, first serve basis. A mandatory meeting for students and parents is Aug. 21, 7 p.m., BHS cafeteria.

Tuesday, Aug. 13

Ripley County Democrats will dine Aug. 13, 6 p.m., Friendship Tavern. Meeting at 7 p.m. Info:

Wednesday, Aug. 14

Batesville Toastmasters will meet Aug. 14, noon-1 p.m., Community Church of Batesville, 103 E. George St. (old Taff Furniture building). Info: 934-3462.

St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality card party is Aug. 14, 1-4:30 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

Thursday, Aug. 15

St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Osgood, is holding a coffee social Aug. 15, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Freewill offering.

Saturday, Aug. 17

Ripley County Amateur Radio Club Tailgator Hamfest is Aug. 17, 8 a.m., RomWeber Marketplace. Forum, ham radio licensing test, raffles, tailgate sales. Admission, $5; indoor tables, $4 each. Info and directions: talk-in frequency +441.775 and +147.135 (pl# 146.2); 812-756-2470.

The second annual Ride for Cops and Kids is Aug. 17. Breakfast, 8:30-11 a.m.; sign-in, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; ride begins, 1:15 p.m. Cost: single, $25; double, $40. To register:

Batesville Knights of St. John are hosting a ribeye steak dinner Aug. 17, 4-8 p.m. Cost: $15.

Monday, Aug. 19

The Franklin County Historical Society will present “Pioneer Association of Franklin and Union Counties, Ind., and Butler County, Ohio” by Mike Condo Aug. 19, Goldfinch Diner, 11161 U.S. 52: 6 p.m., dinner; 7 p.m. RSVP: Pam Beneker, 765-647-7365.

Family Cares, a support group for family members of those with mental illness, will meet Aug. 19, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library.

The Southeastern Indiana Right to Life will meet Aug. 19, 7 p.m., Church of Christ, Jarvis Drive, Versailles.

Tuesday, Aug. 20

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will meet Aug. 20, 10 a.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse, Greensburg. Info: 765-629-2720.

Batesville Area Historical Society will meet Aug. 20, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: 934-2608.

Wednesday, Aug. 21

Oldenburg Franciscan Center Program, Contemplative Prayer, will be presented Aug. 21, 3-4:30 p.m. Cost: $5. Info and RSVP: 933-6437 or

A mandatory driver education meeting for those students taking it in the fall and their parents is Aug. 21, 7 p.m., Batesville High School cafeteria.

Saturday, Aug. 24

Harpeth Rising will perform Aug. 24, 7 p.m., as part of the Batesville Memorial Public Library’s After Hours Concert Series and ice cream social. Info: or 934-4706.

Sunday, Aug. 25

The all-you-can-eat Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Men’s Auxiliary Breakfast is Aug. 25, 7 a.m.-noon. Freewill offerings.

St. Paul’s Ladies Sodality will host a hot breakfast bar buffet Aug. 25, 7:30 a.m.-noon, St. Paul’s Church hall, New Alsace. Freewill offering.

Monday, Aug. 26

United Families will meet Aug. 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Community Mental Health Center’s Intensive Youth Services office, 215 E. George St. Dinner and child care provided.

Wednesday, Aug. 28

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet Aug. 28, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Christian Church. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 812-212-1180.

Batesville Toastmasters will meet Aug. 28, noon-1 p.m., Community Church of Batesville, 103 E. George St. (old Taff Furniture building). Info: 934-3462.

Thursday, Aug. 29

A Girl Scout open house is Aug. 29, 6-8 p.m., Batesville public library. Girls may enjoy free activities, meet leaders, fill out registration forms and pay $15 annual dues. Info: Carol Meyer, or 932-2151.