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Commissioners Name Moorhead To Dearborn Co. Hospital Board Of Trustees

Posted On February 11, 2015 at 8:38am EST

South Ripley Schools superintendent and Aurora resident Rob Moorhead is named to the Dearborn County Hospital Board of Trustees.


Bill Reducing Charity Gaming Regulations Advances

Posted On February 11, 2015 at 8:23am EST

Prizes in charity gaming at events such as church diners and firefighter festivals would increase under a bill that passed the Indiana Senate Monday.

Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz

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Senate Committee Passes Another Version Of Ritz/SBOE Bill

Posted On February 11, 2015 at 8:06am EST

Indiana teachers are voicing their displeasure with state lawmakers' efforts to remove Glenda Ritz as chair of the Indiana State Board of Education.


Police: Unruly Casino Guest Spat Blood In Officer's Face

Posted On February 11, 2015 at 7:24am EST

An Ohio man is accused of spitting blood and saliva into the face of a Rising Sun police officer.


Arrest Made In Red Kettle Donation Thefts

Posted On February 11, 2015 at 7:14am EST

A man accused of stealing donation kettles is in custody.


Mental Evaluations Ordered For Woman Accused Of Murdering Ex-Husband; Hearing Friday

Posted On February 10, 2015 at 2:37pm EST

As indicated at her initial hearing in an Ohio County courtroom last June, attorneys for mariticide suspect Danielle Green continue to pursue a battered spouse defense.


Atheist Group, ACLU Drop Part Of Franklin Co. Nativity Lawsuit

Posted On February 10, 2015 at 1:47pm EST

An atheist group is dropping part of its federal lawsuit against Franklin County over the county’s courthouse nativity scene.

State Representatives Jud McMillin (left) and Randy Frye.

State Reps Welcome Police, Firefighters, EMTs To Breakfast

Posted On February 10, 2015 at 11:17am EST

Eggs, pancakes, and sausage and issues facing southeast Indiana’s first responders will be on the menu at an upcoming breakfast hosted by local state lawmakers.


Local Radio Shacks To Close As Company Files Bankruptcy

Posted On February 10, 2015 at 9:36am EST

Local Radio Shack stores are on the list of nearly 1,800 locations nationwide to be closed by the end of March.


Cooperative Weather Has Local Casinos' 2015 Off To Positive Start

Posted On February 10, 2015 at 9:07am EST

For the first time in years, southeast Indiana’s riverboat casino are able to brag about an increase in monthly revenues.