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Gov. Mike Pence signed HEA 1005 into law Monday, March 31. The governor is joined (from left to right) by State Rep. Eric Koch (R-Bedford), State Rep. Jud McMillin (R-Brookville) and State Senator Jim Buck (R-Kokomo).


Local Lawmaker's Code Reduction Bill Becomes Law

Posted On April 02, 2014 at 1:25pm EDT

State Rep. Jud McMillin’s bill curtailing outdated, redundant, and unnecessary provisions of the Indiana Code has been signed into law.


Police: Woman Threatened Husband With Knife

Posted On April 02, 2014 at 12:26pm EDT

A Batesville woman was arrested Monday after she allegedly used a knife to threaten her husband.


Shotgun Fired During Dispute; Boyfriend Arrested

Posted On April 02, 2014 at 12:16pm EDT

Allegedly firing a shotgun inside a residence during a domestic dispute has landed an Osgood man behind bars.


Driver Found Unresponsive After Pickup Crashes Into Building

Posted On April 02, 2014 at 11:57am EDT

Ripley County Sheriff’s investigators are trying to determine how a pickup truck quickly accelerated in reverse and crashed into a building in Napoleon Monday evening, March 31.

Actor Woody Harrelson receives his honorary doctorate from Hanover College.

Famous Hanover College Alum Woody Harrelson Receives Honorary Degree

Posted On April 02, 2014 at 11:32am EDT

The Hanover College Board of Trustees awarded one of the College’s highest honors when it bestowed an honorary doctorate on acclaimed actor and environmental activist Woody Harrelson.


SR 56 Crash Sends Driver To Hospital

Posted On April 02, 2014 at 10:48am EDT

One person was hospitalized following a wreck in Ohio County Wednesday morning.


Orndorff, McCory Are Dearborn Co. Lilly Scholarship Winners

Posted On April 02, 2014 at 10:32am EDT

Two Dearborn County high school seniors recently learned they are the recipients of a prestigious Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship.

"The Herbert Brothers" reality series will star the Batesville clan including Dave, Joe. Matt, Pete and Josh.

Herbert Brothers

Batesville’s Herberts Will Star In New A&E Series

Posted On April 02, 2014 at 9:14am EDT

They’ve produced a winning Super Bowl television commercial, written movie scripts, and created board games. Now you can cross “become reality TV stars” off the checklist for Batesville brothers Joe and Dave Herbert.

Isaiah Frey of Oldenburg Academy accepts the 2014 Lilly Endowment Scholarship from Jane Deiwert, Program Officer at the Ripley County Community Foundation.


Oldenburg Student Is Ripley Co. Full-Ride Lilly Scholarship Winner

Posted On April 02, 2014 at 8:24am EDT

One Ripley County student has been named recipient of a full tuition, four-year scholarship as the Ripley County Community Foundation 2014 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar.


Ivy Tech Hosting "Go Ivy Day" April 25

Posted On April 02, 2014 at 8:17am EDT

Ivy Tech Community College – Southeast is hosting Go Ivy Day for Ivy Tech-bound high school seniors on Friday, April 25 at locations in Batesville, Lawrenceburg, and Madison.