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Large trash items will be collected March 8
On Saturday, March 8, the city of Batesville will offer a curbside pickup of large items from residents’ homes.
- Social media contest offers $5,000 scholarships Instead of making a tragic mistake behind the wheel, Indiana high school and college students are being encouraged to put their smartphones to good use by urging others to "Drive Now. TXT L8R," according to a Nixle message from the Indiana State Poli
- Three Metamora Performing Arts events scheduled Metamora Performing Arts Inc. was revived in 2013 as a membership organization of people interested in providing a variety of cultural experiences in Metamora. Organizer Gail Ginther explains, "The live music scene in Metamora has grown exponentially
Police investigate contaminated Skittles
"Health officials have learned that packages of Original Skittles sold at a Richmond Marathon Food Mart contained unconfirmed chemical substances, according to preliminary tests," said Amy Reel, Indiana State Department of Health spokesperson.
- Grant helps with purchase of bulletproof vests New bulletproof vests have been purchased for deputies with the help of a grant though the Bulletproof Vest Partnership, according to Ripley County Sheriff Tom Grills. BVP was created by the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Act of 1998. This partn
- Batesville government appointments detailed 2014 city appointments have been announced by Batesville Mayor Rick Fledderman. Three appointments are made on an annual basis: Stan Holt, police chief; Todd Schutte, fire chief and homeland security director; and Lynn Fledderman, city attorney. Othe
- Former BAHS officers honored Batesville Area Historical Society members recently recognized Jean Struewing, founder, historian and former president, "for her years of dedicated service in fostering an awareness of and appreciation for Batesville's unique history that will ensure
- Fine arts fair this weekend The Batesville Regional Fine Arts Fair, slated for March 7-9 at RomWeber Marketplace, boasts a new Children's Craft Corner. The show, sponsored by the Ripley County Tourism Bureau, kicks off Friday evening with a 7-9 p.m. preview night that benefits
- Women in Agriculture conference April 2-3 The fifth Women in Agriculture Educators National Conference will take place Wednesday-Thursday, April 2-3 at the Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre. The event will bring together private and public sector educators, crop insurance agents, lender and
- Lifeline Law expansion passes Indiana House Legislation expanding Indiana's Lifeline Law passed out of the House unanimously Feb 26, according to an Indiana General Assembly press release. Senate Bill 227, sponsored by State Rep. Jud McMillin (R-Brookville) and co-sponsored by State Rep. Rand
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