Local News


Killer Emotionless As Convicted Of Murder, Robbery

Posted On May 21, 2013 at 6:57am EDT

Dearborn County jurors convicted Charles Robert Stephenson on charges of Murder and Robbery Monday night.


Swimmer Rescued From Ohio River

Posted On May 20, 2013 at 5:21pm EDT

Dearborn County Water Rescue was called to the Ohio River Sunday morning to pull a man from the water.


Firefighters Practice Fertilizer Leak Response

Posted On May 20, 2013 at 4:50pm EDT

Dearborn County area fire crews and first responders have a better idea of how to a handle specific type of farming accident after a weekend training exercise.

Driver Rear Ends Another On SR 46

Posted On May 20, 2013 at 4:28pm EDT

A Brookville teen was hurt in a crash on State Road 46 in Batesville Friday.

Aurora Fire Dept. Helipad Dedication June 1

Posted On May 20, 2013 at 4:07pm EDT

The Aurora Fire Department is proud of its new helipad.

Stateline Road Will Be Closed Wed. Morning

Posted On May 20, 2013 at 3:57pm EDT

Dearborn County Highway crews are planning another closure of Stateline Road.


Stephenson Closing Arguments Made; Jurors Deliberating

Posted On May 20, 2013 at 3:13pm EDT

On March 29, 2012, Stephenson took a pizza to 67-year-old Leigh Jennings’ home on Aspen Ridge Road in Aurora.  He said he only went for dinner and a movie. He left the uneaten pizza, but had taken Jennings’ life, prosecutors said.


Report Puts Magnifying Glass On L'burg Grant Program

Posted On May 20, 2013 at 9:21am EDT

A front page article in Sunday’s Indianapolis Star has people in southeast Indiana talking.


SEIRD Household Hazardous Waste Day June 1

Posted On May 20, 2013 at 9:01am EDT

On Saturday, June 1, 2013 the Southeastern Indiana Recycling District will hold a Household Hazardous Waste collection day for residents of Ripley County. 


Unemployment Falls Statewide, Locally In April

Posted On May 20, 2013 at 8:55am EDT

Indiana's unemployment rate is now down to 8.5 percent with a 0.2 percent drop in April. Click to see what the unemployment figure was in your county.