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Two Injured In Ripley Co. ATV Accident

Posted On June 11, 2012 at 6:34am EDT

An ATV accident sent two Batesville residents to the hospital, one of them with serious injuries, on Sunday.

Initial Hearing Held For Two Charged With Conspiracy To Deal Drugs

Posted On June 08, 2012 at 3:57pm EDT

An initial hearing was held in Ripley County Thursday for two people charged with conspiracy to deal a narcotic drug and possession with intent to distribute the narcotic drug.  The two arrested were Diana Campos Uribe and Daniel Castrejon Jolano. After stopping the two who were in a car on I-74 in Ripley County, Indiana…

Kentucky Speedway Makes Plans To Keep Fans Updated On Traffic And Parking

Posted On June 08, 2012 at 6:08am EDT

More plans are in place to help Kentucky Speedway officials avoid the traffic nightmare that marred last year's inaugural Quaker State 400.  Track officials say they'll use local media, roadside message boards, Facebook and Twitter to provide constant traffic and parking updates.  The information plan is part of a wider project that included widening the…

USDA Rural Housing Service Administrator In Lawrenceburg Today

Posted On June 07, 2012 at 6:29am EDT

USDA Rural Housing Service Administrator Tammy Trevino will be in Lawrenceburg today to talk about a pilot refinance housing program offered in Indiana.  About 13,000  Indiana homeowners with loans made or guaranteed by USDA Rural Development are eligible to participate in the program.  Trevino will meet with all those interested in the program at the…

Ripley Co. Sheriff Investigate Cross Plains Burglary

Posted On June 07, 2012 at 6:29am EDT

The Ripley County Sheriff's Department is investigating a residential burglary that occurred at a home at 8651 South S.R. 129 in Cross Plains Tuesday morning.   Subjects entered the home and took firearms.  A check of the neighborhood revealed that a white box type vehicle similar to a suburban with vertical doors and tinted windows was…

Indiana Fallen Officers Blood Drive Today

Posted On June 07, 2012 at 6:27am EDT

The Indiana Fallen Officers blood drive will begin today in Ripley and Franklin counties.  The blood drive was started by Janice Starnes in memory of her husband Dan Starnes who was a Sergeant with the Morgan County Sheriff?s Department.  Dan lost his life due to gunshot wounds he received in a line of duty gun…

Aurora man in court yesterday on child porn charges

Posted On June 07, 2012 at 6:26am EDT

The local man who is accused of downloading and printing child pornography on a library computer appeared in a Dearborn  County courtroom Wednesday. Bond for 58-year old Johnnie Ray Cook was set at $150,000.  He pleaded not guilty to 30 counts of possession of child pornography and a theft charge.  Cook was arrested when he…

Investigation into Milton-Madison Bridge construction death could take months

Posted On June 06, 2012 at 11:24am EDT

LOUISVILLE, KY. -- It could take several more months before we learn what may have led up to the death of a man working on the Milton-Madison Bridge. Roger Cox of Austin, died days after being trapped between the bucket he had been standing in and the steel beam he was working on April 30th.  A…

Connersville woman missing since yesterday found safe

Posted On June 06, 2012 at 11:01am EDT

The Connersville woman who has been missing since early Tuesday morning has been found and is okay.  When 84 year old Alvina Kunkel went missing her family was able to track her driving in her car when she used a credit card several times.  Records showed Kunkel stopped for gas about 5:30 Tuesday morning in…

Trooper Injured in Pursuit

Posted On June 06, 2012 at 10:47am EDT

      Switzerland County: Last night at approximately 9:34 p.m. Senior Trooper Patrick Williams, 36 of Vevay attempted to stop a 2000 Chevrolet pickup truck for a minor traffic violation on S.R. 56 near the Switzerland/Jefferson County line.  The driver of the pickup truck refused to pull over and gradually increased his speed as…

  • Pet Patrol

    2 Lost Cows

    Posted on July 30, 2014
    Location: Mt. Sinai, Indiana

    2 Lost Cows in the Mt. Sinai area. Male is…