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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.

Rail Work In Lawrenceburg

Posted On May 20, 2013 at 8:41am EDT

Some railroad crossing repairs begin Monday in downtown Lawrenceburg.


Verdict Possible Monday In Stephenson Trial

Posted On May 20, 2013 at 6:58am EDT

Testimony in the murder trial of Charles Robert Stephenson ended Friday in Dearborn Circuit Court.


Study: Agriculture Has $39.7B Impact In Indiana

Posted On May 17, 2013 at 1:30pm EDT

Agriculture drove Indiana’s economy, according to numbers provided in a new Indiana University study.

Chip Sealing Coming For 21 Miles Of SR 252

Posted On May 17, 2013 at 1:05pm EDT

Indiana Department of Transportation Aurora Subdistrict maintenance crews have been scheduled to chip seal State Road 252—from Main Street in Brookville to the Indiana/Ohio state line—beginning Tuesday.

Dearborn County Emergency Drill Saturday

Posted On May 17, 2013 at 12:10pm EDT

First responders from parts of Dearborn, Ripley, and Franklin counties will be practicing for a chemical leak situation Saturday.


Milan ’54 Museum Grand Opening June 8

Posted On May 17, 2013 at 12:08pm EDT

Milan’s 1954 basketball team and their fans will be gathering in Milan, Indiana Saturday, June 8 for the Grand Opening of the new Milan ’54 Hoosiers Museum.