Local News

Blue Alert Program Signed Into Law

Posted On April 09, 2013 at 9:42am EDT

Legislation creating the Blue Alert program was signed by Governor Mike Pence into law this week. Co-authored by State Representative Jud McMillin (R-Brookville), House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1151 will go into effect on July 1, 2013.


Local Sailor Serving On New Navy Vessel

Posted On April 09, 2013 at 9:09am EDT

A Milan High School graduate is among the first crew members on a newly commissioned U.S. Navy ship: the USS Arlington.


New Troopers Patrolling ISP Versailles District

Posted On April 09, 2013 at 8:36am EDT

Three members of the 72nd Indiana State Police Recruit Academy achieved a goal each had set their sights on from the time the recruit academy began back on July 8, 2012; they received their own patrol cars and are now on solo patrol in southeast Indiana.


Armed School Staff Bill Could Be Amended

Posted On April 09, 2013 at 8:12am EDT

Indiana lawmakers are reworking legislation that would required every public school in the state to have an armed staff member present during the school day.


Ripley Co. Sheriff Reports Medicare Phone Scam

Posted On April 09, 2013 at 7:50am EDT

There’s a phone scam circulating in the area.


Court: Acapulco Owner's $3M Bail Is Excessive

Posted On April 09, 2013 at 7:41am EDT

A bond reduction hearing should be allowed for a southeast Indiana restaurant owner held on a $3 million bond, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled.


Cincy Casino Makes $21M In First Month

Posted On April 09, 2013 at 7:04am EDT

The new Horseshoe Casino in Cincinnati recorded $21 million in revenue in its first month open to the public.


Aurora Police Taking Back Prescriptions April 27

Posted On April 08, 2013 at 2:59pm EDT

On April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Aurora Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its sixth opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.


Registrations Accepted For 2nd Annual AIM YP 5K

Posted On April 08, 2013 at 1:27pm EDT

AIM/Young Professionals of Greater Dearborn County's biggest fundraising event of the year is fast approaching. The 2nd Annual AIM YP 5K Run/Walk presented by Walmart is scheduled for Saturday, May 11.


New Farmers, Artisan Market Coming To Vevay

Posted On April 08, 2013 at 12:54pm EDT

The new Switzerland County Farmers and Artisans Marketplace is seeking people who want a place to sell their goods this summer.