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Ripley County Will Divert Juveniles From Incarceration

Posted On January 29, 2016 at 8:09am EST

Ripley County is the first southeast Indiana county joining the Indiana Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative.

Report: Four Switz Co. Schools Board Members Vote For $1 Insurance For Selves

Posted On January 29, 2016 at 6:58am EST

Four members of the Switzerland County Schools Board of Trustees are coming under fire for voting themselves health insurance for just one dollar a year.

Serious Injury Reported In Friendship Crash

Posted On January 29, 2016 at 6:44am EST

A person was seriously hurt in a pickup truck crash near Friendship late Thursday night.

Indiana Bicentennial Torchbearer Nominations Due Jan. 31

Posted On January 28, 2016 at 4:04pm EST

Time is running out to submit torchbearer nominations for the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay.

Yorktown Superintendent To Oppose Glenda Ritz For State's Top Educator

Posted On January 28, 2016 at 2:28pm EST

A nationally-recognized innovator and leader in education has officially put her name in the race to be the next Superintendent of Public Instruction in Indiana.

House Advances Frye's Bill Supporting Veterans

Posted On January 28, 2016 at 1:47pm EST

The House of Representatives voted unanimously to advance State Rep. Randy Frye’s (R-Greensburg) bill providing increased support to Hoosier veterans.

New Database Increases Chances Of Recovering Stolen Property

Posted On January 28, 2016 at 1:06pm EST

In the event that you are a victim of a crime and your property is taken, a new database used in Ripley County can increase the chances of your property being recovered.

PHOTOS: Bright Couple Welcomes Big League Visitors With Reds Caravan

Posted On January 28, 2016 at 11:30am EST

The Cincinnati Reds Winter Caravan made a special stop in Bright on Thursday.

Pseudoephedrine Restriction Bill Passes House Committee

Posted On January 28, 2016 at 9:01am EST

Indiana pharmacists are one step closer to gaining the authority to require a prescription for certain cold medicines.

RFRA Repeal Added To Gay Rights Bill As It Passes Committee

Posted On January 28, 2016 at 7:36am EST

A bill to provide civil rights protections for gays and lesbians in Indiana no longer includes protections for transgender people.