Local News


EC Business Prof. Club Sending 4 To Nationals

Posted On April 10, 2013 at 7:46am EDT

The Business Professionals of America Club at East Central High School has four students who will compete in a national business competition in Orlando next month.

Girl, 6, Struck By Vehicle On SR 229

Posted On April 10, 2013 at 7:21am EDT

A little girl is recovering in the hospital after being hit by a car on a busy highway Monday.


TV, Cash, Jewelry Taken From Home

Posted On April 10, 2013 at 7:16am EDT

A home burglary is under investigation in Ripley County.


With Cincy Casino Open, SEI Revenues Suffer

Posted On April 09, 2013 at 10:37am EDT

As had been feared, southeast Indiana’s riverboat casino gaming revenues took a historic hit in March.

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.