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Rising Sun Schools May Have To Consider Consolidation

Posted On April 01, 2015 at 4:12pm EDT

Rising Sun-Ohio County Community Schools may have to consider consolidation if a proposed tax increase is defeated at the ballot box next month.


Atheists, Satanic Temple File Lawsuit Against Franklin Co.

Posted On April 01, 2015 at 2:30pm EDT

Two religious groups have formed an unlikely tag-team against Franklin County in effort to erect public displays on the Brookville courthouse lawn.


Autism Bill Aims To Reduce Injury And Death From Wandering

Posted On April 01, 2015 at 12:30pm EDT

Autistic seven-year-old John Burton drowned in a creek near his Aurora home in 2011 after wandering away from his home. Federal legislation could help prevent deaths like his from occurring in the future.


Bipartisan Team Crafting RFRA Fix

Posted On April 01, 2015 at 9:15am EDT

A team of Republicans and Democrats are working together to draft legislation that could meet demands to clarify Indiana’s troubled Religious Freedom Restoration Act.


Ky. Brief Says State Marriage Law Not Biased

Posted On April 01, 2015 at 8:17am EDT

While Indiana is mired in a controversy over the state’s new religious freedom law potentially being used to discriminate against gay couples, neighboring Kentucky is fighting a legal battle to maintain that marriage is only between one man and one woman.


Milan HS' Ortt Scores $2,500 Scholarship From IHSAA

Posted On April 01, 2015 at 7:52am EDT

A Milan High School student-athlete has earned a $2,500 scholarship from the Indiana High School Athletic Association.


East Central Student Earns Full-Ride Lilly Scholarship

Posted On April 01, 2015 at 7:23am EDT

East Central High School senior Eric Harrington has been announced as the winner of the 2015 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship by the Dearborn Community Foundation.


Newlyweds Lose Everything In House Fire

Posted On March 31, 2015 at 4:12pm EDT

A recently married couple loses everything in a fire the day after their wedding.


Jack's Memory Still Running: Mom Uses Tragedy To Bring Driving Simulator To Sheriff's Dept.

Posted On March 31, 2015 at 2:40pm EDT

Three-year-old Jack Carpenter was hit and killed by a distracted driver on North Dearborn Road in 2010. His mother has made it her mission to prevent similar accidents.


Needle Exchange Measure Aimed To Help Fight HIV Outbreaks

Posted On March 31, 2015 at 1:39pm EDT

The Indiana House Committee on Public Health has passed a measure that would institute a needle exchange program to help those with a high risk of an HIV outbreak.