Local News


Home Destroyed By Fire

Posted On January 15, 2015 at 10:18am EST

A Friendship home became a total loss as flames ripped through it Wednesday.

Margaret Mary Health in Batesville.

Local Hospital's Diet Service Ranks 2nd In News Magazine

Posted On January 15, 2015 at 8:44am EST

Margaret Mary Health's HMR Weight Management Services have been named the No. 2 Best Weight-Loss Diet in U.S. News & World Reports’ Best Diets of 2015.


After Nativity Lawsuit, County Establishes Courthouse Display Permits

Posted On January 15, 2015 at 8:28am EST

In large part due to a lawsuit filed by an atheist organization, there is now a permitting process in place for people or groups who want to put displays on the Franklin County Courthouse lawn.


Attention W. Harrison Hunters: Are You Missing A Tree Stand?

Posted On January 15, 2015 at 8:05am EST

Indiana Conservation Officers continue trying to get a batch of stolen tree stands back to the deer hunters they belong to.


Local Man Accused Of Conspiring To Bomb Capitol

Posted On January 15, 2015 at 7:10am EST

A Green Township man is under arrest for allegedly plotting to set off bombs at the U.S. Capitol.


UPDATE: State Lawmakers Have Two Town Halls Jan. 24

Posted On January 14, 2015 at 2:31pm EST

UPDATE: Southeast Indiana residents can bend the ear of their state legislators on January 24 in Rising Sun and Dillsboro.


Students Have Opportunity To Be Statehouse Page For A Day

Posted On January 14, 2015 at 1:36pm EST

The program offers students 13 to 18 years old the chance to visit the Statehouse and see a full day of legislative activity.

Allison Moore

Appellate Court Upholds Ruling Throwing Out Murder Suspect's Statements

Posted On January 14, 2015 at 11:01am EST

The Indiana Court of Appeals has sided with a woman accused of pulling the trigger in the murder of Milan resident Nancy Hershman.


63 Local Organizations Received Grants from RCCF; Matching Opportunity Can Increase That Number

Posted On January 14, 2015 at 10:25am EST

The Ripley County Community Foundation (RCCF) has a mission to be a viable and enduring charitable source for the people and non-profit organizations of Ripley County and knows that to fulfill that mission RCCF needs to connect philanthropists with charitable organizations serving the county.


Parents Attend Harrison HS Cyber Security Seminar

Posted On January 14, 2015 at 10:01am EST

Parents at William Henry Harrison High School went to class Tuesday evening on the dangers sexting activity poses to their teens.