Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

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  • Fitness facility aids food program Dear Editor,The Anytime Fitness Batesville staff encourages members to go the extra mile literally. Recently, the Batesville management team went the extra mile. District manager Jared King and club manager Kris Schuster presented me with a substanti

    August 12, 2014

  • Forensic science important PROCLAMATIONWhereas, forensic science is a vital public service; andWhereas, access to quality forensic analysis dramatically improves the investigation of criminal activity, leading to the exoneration of the innocent and the prosecution of the guilt

    August 12, 2014

  • Donated treasures help society maintain museum Dear Editor:The sixth annual Batesville Area Historical Society rummage sale was a huge success!Thanks to all of the many generous people who donated their “treasures” to us for the sale. It was amazing all of the phone calls I received to pick up do

    August 12, 2014

  • Why government fails, and what we should do about it As election season approaches, I’ve been pondering a crucial issue about the role of government in our society. It’s that our government often fails – and that we need to address this. What’s odd is that while the frequent failures in government’s pe

    August 12, 2014

  • Major Moves still impacts Hoosier transportation It is always a happy time when my family visits, especially to celebrate a wedding. I recently played hostess for my niece and her wedding party when she was looking for somewhere to hold her rehearsal dinner. I absolutely enjoy when family comes to

    August 8, 2014

  • Governor should pick school chief We don’t elect local school superintendents.At the local level, we elect school board members, who then hire our superintendents. That helps ensure that school board members do not, for any length of time, have to work with a superintendent if they d

    August 8, 2014

  • Public notices keep government actions transparent Government units inform Americans about important actions taken or contemplated by placing public notice advertisements, or “legals,” in newspapers.This practice, as old as the United States, is no less valuable in an electronic age than it was when

    August 8, 2014

  • Grant makes a difference Dear Editor, The Batesville Area Ministerial Association Food Pantry would like to thank the Ripley County Community Foundation for the $500 Proactive Grant recently awarded. With these funds we were able to purchase some much needed toiletries as we

    August 8, 2014

  • Solve world problems with locally grown flavors

    There are many reasons to see the movie “Ingredients” at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at Liberty Park, and at the top of my list is that it promotes great tasting food. Thirty years ago chefs began demanding ever better flavor, so they started explori

    August 5, 2014

  • Humane society support must be ongoing Dear Editor,There are two words that are short and simple. Two words that can mean the world to some, but yet sometimes cannot seem like enough. Those two words are “thank you.”The Franklin County Humane Society is not only thankful, but so very grat

    August 1, 2014

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