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18-Wheeler Catches Fire On U.S. 50 In Aurora

Posted On June 29, 2016 at 1:28pm EDT

Traffic is being reduced to one lane on eastbound U.S. 50 in Aurora due to an 18-wheeler that caught on fire.


Southeast Indiana Bicentennial Torchbearers Include Heroes, Volunteers, Leaders

Posted On June 29, 2016 at 11:48am EDT

Eagle Country 99.3's Bob Shannon is among the 104 people selected in southeast Indiana as an Indiana Bicenntennial torchbearer.


State Accepting Applications For Downtown Enhancement Grants

Posted On June 29, 2016 at 10:21am EDT

The Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs announces they are now accepting applications for the second round of Downtown Enhancement Grants as part of the Indiana Main Street program.


Temporary Tags Will Last Longer In Indiana Starting July 1

Posted On June 29, 2016 at 9:45am EDT

Indiana residents buying vehicles are getting two extra weeks to get their vehicle titled and plated.


Batesville Native Giesting Sprinting For Trip To Rio

Posted On June 29, 2016 at 9:23am EDT

A Batesville High School graduate will try this week to earn a spot at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.


Ky. Fuel Pump Inspectors Now Looking For Card Skimmers

Posted On June 29, 2016 at 8:22am EDT

The Kentucky state agency in charge of inspecting fuel pumps across the state will now require inspectors to check for credit card skimmers.


Dearborn Co. Awarded For Increase In Education Beyond High School

Posted On June 29, 2016 at 7:55am EDT

Eleven Indiana counties received College Success County distinctions Tuesday for their work to increase the percentage of Hoosiers with education and training beyond high school.

Christopher Aune | The Herald-Tribune
Several area fire departments responded to an out-of-control wheat field fire June 28 near South Pocket Road about three-quarters of a mile south of State Road 46. The field was partially harvested, but the ripe grain still standing flared up at times. Sparks were carried on the wind to start many spot fires across the field, causing Batesville Fire & Rescue to call for backup from New Point, Osgood and Morris. No structures were on fire, though a house near the back of the field was in danger. Check back for more details as they come in.

Spark Causes Farm Field To Go Up In Flames

Posted On June 29, 2016 at 7:40am EDT

Dry conditions allowed a wheat field near Batesville to catch fire Tuesday.


Metamora Man, Freed From Prison Early, Shot By Police

Posted On June 29, 2016 at 7:12am EDT

An investigation is ongoing after a Metamora man was shot by police in Greenwood, Indiana.


Florida Family Who Went Missing After Boating Accident Had Local Ties

Posted On June 28, 2016 at 4:13pm EDT

The search for a Florida family with southern Indiana ties that went missing at sea has been called off.