Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

April 15, 2014


The Batesville Herald-Tribune

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Wednesday, April 16

A representative from Work One will be available to walk-ins April 16, 10 a.m.-noon, Tyson Library, 325 W. Tyson St., Versailles.

Contemplative Prayer will be presented April 16, 3-4:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Freewill offering. Info and RSVP: 933-6437 or

“A Cincinnati Private Eye Protecting Princess Di” will be presented as part of the “Hooked on History” program April 16, 6:30 p.m., Brookville Library. Free. Info: Julie Schlesselman, 765-647-4031.

Batesville Summer Swim Team registration is April 16, 7 p.m., Batesville Middle School commons. At least one parent of children wanting to participate should be in attendance. Info: Kathy Fangman, or 812-212-0859.

Thursday, April 17

A free job fair is April 17, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Greensburg City Hall, 314 W. Washington St. The event is sponsored by the Greensburg/Decatur County Chamber of Commerce and Greensburg/Decatur County Economic Development Corp.

Keith Allhands, Dearborn County Hospital assistant director of pharmacy services, will discuss “Medications for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease” during a free Better Breathers Club meeting April 17, 1-2:30 p.m., Dearborn Room. Advance registration is appreciated: 800-676-5572, Ext. 8431.

Applications for first-year and renewal Nora E. Wonning Scholarships are available online at or or from Batesville High School and Oldenburg Academy guidance counselors’ offices. Completed applications, along with required transcripts and essays, are due to BHS principal Andy Allen by 4 p.m. April 17.

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host a Crunchy Cleaning Program April 17, 6 p.m. Info and RSVP: 812-663-2826 or

Tree County Players will present a dinner and show, “Marry me a Little,” April 25-26, Greensburg City Hall. Dinner, 6:30 p.m., show, 7:30 p.m. Cost: dinner and show, $20; show only, $10. Dinner reservations required by April 17: 812-593-7235.

April 17-18

Batesville Water Utility employees will be flushing the water mains April 17, beginning at 5 a.m., and April 18, beginning at 6 a.m. Customers may notice fluctuations in water pressure, and the dark color of the water may be unsightly to drink and may stain clothing during washing.

April 17, 18 and 20

Adams Lutheran Church services are April 17-18, 7 p.m., for Maundy Thursday and Good Friday. An Easter sunrise service is April 20, 7 a.m. followed by a freewill offering breakfast.

Friday, April 18

The Hopewell Baptist Church, Holton, Sound of the Nails Pageant for all ages is April 18, 7 p.m. Live animals, indoor staging of the courtyard and outdoor procession to the cross with over 100 characters dressed in period costumes. Info: 812-689-3348.

The free Southeastern Indiana Economic Opportunity Corp., Aurora, Prevent Child Abuse & Neglect Conference is April 26, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Ivy Tech Community College, 50 Walnut St., Lawrenceburg. Lunch costs $5. Registration due by April 18: Info: 800-755-8558, Ext. 236.

Saturday, April 19

The Oldenburg Academy Alumni Association Easter egg hunt is April 19, 10 a.m., Sisters of St. Francis grounds, Oldenburg. Three age groups up to age 10. Bring Easter baskets.

The Batesville United Methodist Church community Easter egg hunt is April 19, 10 a.m. Four age groups up to age 12. Bring Easter baskets.

New Point area kids fifth grade and younger can participate in the New Point Kiwanis Club Easter egg hunt April 19, 1 p.m., Saltcreek Township Park. Bring Easter baskets.

An Easter egg hunt for toddlers through sixth-graders is April 19, 1 p.m., Tyson Library, 325 W. Tyson St., Versailles.

Earplane will perform April 19, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Free. This is part of the BMPL After Hours Concert Series. Info: 934-4706 or

The Batesville Music Booster’s Battle of the Bands deadline for bands to register is April 19. Cost: $20 per band. The event will be held May 3, 7 p.m., Batesville Middle School old gym. To register: Taaron Meyers, 934-6375 or

Sunday, April 20

“He’s Alive Forever,” an ecumenical worship service celebrating Easter with over 70 choral voices from more than 16 area churches, will be held April 20, 6 a.m., St. John’s United Church of Christ, Huntersville.

Monday, April 21

Monday, April 21, by noon is the deadline for a candidate’s committee with a candidate on the 2014 primary election ballot and all regular party committees to file a preprimary campaign finance report for the period between Jan. 1-April 11 with the county clerk’s office. Info: Franklin County, 765-647-5111, Ext. 3; Ripley County, 812-689-6115.

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host a book signing with author Gary Hamer April 21, 3 p.m. Info and RSVP: 812-663-2826 or

The Ripley County Food Pantry will give away food for the needy in Laughery, Center, Jackson, Johnson and Otter Creek townships April 21, 9 a.m.-noon and 5:30-7 p.m., Ripley County Fairgrounds Building 16C, Osgood. One monthly visit per family.

The Southeastern Indiana Right to Life will meet April 21, 7 p.m., Church of Christ, Jarvis Drive, Versailles.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3183 Men’s Auxiliary will meet April 21, 7 p.m.

A Family Support Group for family members of those with mental illness, sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness, meets April 21, 7 p.m., Batesville Memorial Public Library. Info: 812-667-5429 or

Wednesday, April 23

Batesville Quiltmakers will meet April 23, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Batesville Christian Church. Info: Carlan Bischoff, 812-212-1180.

Batesville Toastmasters will meet April 23, 5:30 p.m., Community Church of Batesville, 103 E. George St. Info: 934-3462.

Purdue University leaders will give an update about the Rebuilding Your Local Food System Program Pilot April 23, 7-9 p.m., Southeastern Indiana YMCA. Child care will be provided: Deanna Hookway,

Thursday, April 24

A coffee social will be held April 24, 4:30-6:30 p.m., St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Fink’s Road, Osgood. Freewill offering.

Batesville Lions Club will host a special dinner/guest night April 24, 6:30 p.m., Sherman House. Nance Widdowson will talk about her recent trip to India. RSVP: Ted Hartshorn, 934-2636.

Friday, April 25

Batesville Jaycees Scholarship applications are available at under “Guidance.” Batesville High School seniors who are scholastic four-year award winners can apply for the $2,000 scholarship. Completed forms must be turned into Rose Lacey (F108) by April 25, 3:30 p.m.

United Way of Franklin County applications from Franklin County not-for-profit organizations (and those agencies outside of the county assisting Franklin County residents) seeking funding assistance for 2015 are due by April 25. Info: 765-647-2789 or

The Southeastern Indiana YMCA Healthy Kids Day is April 25, 5:30-7 p.m. Free. Info: 934-6006 or