Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

April 8, 2014


The Batesville Herald-Tribune

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Wednesday, April 9

The St. Anne’s Ladies Sodality Card Party is April 9, 1 p.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Morris, lower hall.

Batesville Toastmasters will meet April 9, 5:30 p.m., Community Church of Batesville, 103 E. George St. Info: 934-3462.

April 9-12

A book sale runs April 9, 5 p.m.-April 12, 3 p.m., Tyson Library, 325 W. Tyson St., Versailles.

April 9-14

The Southeastern Indiana YMCA Spring II session registration continues April 9 for members and begins April 10 for potential members. Programs begin April 14.

Thursday, April 10

DIRECTIONS! Support & Advocacy Services, a program of Community Mental Health Center Inc., will host Take Back the Night April 10, 5:30 p.m., Dearborn Adult Center, 311 Tate St., Lawrenceburg.

A public open house April 10, 6-8 p.m., Sherman House, will let residents hear a recap of Active Living Workshop presentations and local priorities and give input about increasing physically active lifestyles in Batesville.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Ladies Auxiliary will meet April 10, 7 p.m.

The application deadline for the ETC 4G Scholarship is April 10. High school seniors in Ripley and Decatur counties can pick up applications at Batesville, Sunman or Greensburg ETC offices or download forms at

April 10-12

The Friends of the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library book sale is April 11, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; and April 12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. An early bird book sale for Friends’ members is April 10, 6-8 p.m.

Friday, April 11

Stayin’ Alive, the Franklin County Local Coordinating Council of the Governor’s Commission for a Drug-Free Indiana, is accepting scholarship applications from high school graduating seniors who are county residents. Applications can be downloaded at and are due by 5 p.m. April 11. Info: 765-647-7272.

The Batesville Knights of St. John will host a fish fry April 11, 5-8 p.m. Cost: adults, $9; kids 12 and under, $5. Carryouts available.

A Franciscan Art and Fashion Show will be held April 11, 6:30-9 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. All proceeds benefit the OFC and Michaela Farm. Cost: $25. RSVP: 933-6437 or

Fri.-Sat., April 11-12

The Batesville High School production of “High School Musical” is April 11-12, 7 p.m., auditorium. Tickets at $5 for students and seniors and $7 for adults are available at the BHS and Batesville Middle School offices. Remaining tickets will be sold at the door.

The East Central High School senior class will present “1984” by George Orwell April 11, 7 p.m.; and April 12, 2 and 7 p.m., Performing Arts Center. Cost: adults, $7; kids ages 12 and under, $4.

Fri.-Sun., April 11-13

Auditions for the Tree County Players summer musical “The Wizard of Oz” are April 11, 5:30-9 p.m.; April 12, 9 a.m.-noon; and April 13, 1-5 p.m., TCP office, 327 S. Monfort St., Greensburg. Auditioners should memorize a monologue and prepare a show song. Show dates are June 19-21. Info: Therese Zins, 812-528-5289 or

Saturday, April 12

St. Louis School’s sixth annual Cardinal Crawl 5K Run/Walk is April 12, 9 a.m. Registration forms are available at the school, St. Louis parish office or the Southeastern Indiana YMCA or by visiting

All Saints Parish, St. John the Baptist campus, Dover, will hold its spring craft show April 12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

A free breakfast with the Easter Bunny will be held April 12, 10:30 a.m., followed by an egg hunt, 11 a.m., Sunman Community Park. Three age groups up to age 10. Bring Easter baskets. Sponsored by Sunman Beautification Committee, Sunman Area Chamber of Commerce, town and Sunman IGA.

An Easter egg hunt sponsored by the Ripley County Chamber of Commerce is April 12, 11 a.m., near Versailles State Park swimming pool. Three age groups up to age 10. Bring Easter baskets.

An Easter egg hunt sponsored by the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce, Batesville Young Professionals and city of Batesville is April 12, 11:30 a.m., Liberty Park. Three age groups up to age 9. Bring Easter baskets.

A Franklin County Humane Society vaccination clinic is April 12, 1-4 p.m., Franklin County fairgrounds, Brookville. Four vaccines cost $10 or $12 each. Microchips at $20 and flea and tick treatments also are available.

The Batesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Men’s Auxiliary will have an all-you-can-eat chicken fry April 12, 5-8 p.m. Cost: adults, $10; children, $6.

The St. Leon American Legion will host “Dinner - Show - Dancing!” April 12. Cocktails, 5 p.m.; chicken or roast beef dinner, 6 p.m.; show and dancing with music by Don Bill & the Marksberry Big Band until 11 p.m. Cost: $20. Tickets: 812-576-3841.

The Austin Rohrig Endowment Dinner and Dance is April 12, 5 p.m., Milan Veterans of Foreign Wars post. Cost: $7 per person, $20 per family. DJ music by B-105’s Jesse Tack, auction, prizes. Proceeds benefit Sudden Infant Death Syndrome research and local scholarships and youth programs.

Sunday, April 13

The New Point Community Volunteer Fire Department breakfast is April 13, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Freewill offering.

The Sons of the American Legion stillboard shoot is April 13, 11 a.m., Prell-Bland American Legion Post 271. Gift cards given away every two hours, appreciation lunch for all who participate in shoot, gun raffle. Info: 934-2228.

A variety stillboard shoot will be held April 13, noon, St. Nicholas Church, Sunman. Proceeds go to St. Nicholas School.

An RCIA Retreat: Know God’s Love will be presented April 13, 1-5:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $45 includes supper. Info and RSVP: 933-6437 or

A Rural Alliance for the Arts Young Artist Showcase reception with refreshments to honor artists and teachers is April 13, 2-4 p.m., Batesville public library. Fine art and photography works are on display there this month.

Monday, April 14

Seductive Poison: A Jonestown Survivor’s Story of Life and Death will be shown April 14, 7 p.m., Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library. Info: 812-663-2826.

Tuesday, April 15

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Chapter 0813 will meet April 15, 10 a.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse, Greensburg. Info: 765-629-2720.

Rising Sun Regional Foundation scholarship applications with attached transcripts must be received by 4 p.m. April 15. Forms may be obtained at seven participating high schools or at Info: 812-438-4490.

Grammy Award winner and storyteller Bill Harley will perform a family concert April 15, 6 p.m., Batesville High School auditorium. The freewill admission event is sponsored by the Rural Alliance for the Arts and John W. Hillenbrand Vision Fund for Quality Education.

Who needs a rabbit? Make your own Easter treats! for grades 6-12 will be shown April 15, 6 p.m., Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library. Info: 812-663-2826.

Interested persons may provide input about local foods distribution and a possible aggregate site/food hub for the Rebuilding Your Local Food System Program Pilot April 15, 7-9 p.m., Southeastern Indiana YMCA. Child care will be provided: Deanna Hookway,