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Greendale, Batesville Named “Tree City USA”

Posted On April 22, 2013 at 8:24am EDT

A couple local cities are being recognized for their tree preservation and beautification efforts.

Rising Sun City-Wide Yard Sale Coming May 2-4

Posted On April 22, 2013 at 8:10am EDT

Rising Sun and Ohio County residents can sign up now to join the annual Spring city-wide yard sale.

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Seven Days To Finish Business At the Statehouse

Posted On April 22, 2013 at 8:05am EDT

Monday marks just one week to go until the 2013 Indiana legislative session must wrap up.

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Acapulco's Owner Out Of Jail On Lower Bond

Posted On April 22, 2013 at 7:50am EDT

A Mexican restaurant owner awaiting his trial for Corrupt Business Influence and Forgery is out of jail in Dearborn County.

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Following Burglaries, Extra Patrols Not Likely

Posted On April 22, 2013 at 7:41am EDT

Ripley County’s sheriff says cuts made to his department by Ripley County Commissioners are making it difficult to schedule extra patrols.

Flu deaths up to 70 in Indiana

Posted On April 19, 2013 at 10:39am EDT

State Health Officials say 2 more people in Indiana died from the flu this week. They said the continuing illnesses confirms that Indiana's flu season is still going on. So far 70 people have died from the flu statewide. The best defense now is frequent hand washing to prevent spread of the virus.

Job Fair coming to Ivy Tech

Posted On April 19, 2013 at 10:37am EDT

If you are looking for a job you may want to attend the CASE Job Fair at Ivy Tech Community Colleges Riverfront Campus from 11 this morning till 1pm.  Some of the positions available will include healthcare providers…package handlers…customer service reps and more.  A variety of employers will be on hand…like Home Depot…Interim Healthcare…Staff Management…and others.  Bring  your  resume or…

Mass casualty incident drill coming in May

Posted On April 19, 2013 at 10:36am EDT

Emergency workers from across the region will meet next month to train for the disaster like the one that rocked the Boston Marathon on Monday.   A mass  casualty incident drill will be May 15th at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds.   This will be the first drill to test a new mass casualty incident plan recently formed.   During the exercise…first responders…

Mobile disaster relief fund sign into law

Posted On April 19, 2013 at 10:34am EDT

Governor Mike Pence has signed into law an act that will address mobile disaster relief  funding.  The measure was authored by state representative Randy Frye of Greensburg.  The State Disaster Relief Fund will now be used to pay first responders for their over-time work when called to a crisis outside their community.  The Legislation also provides funds for local…

U.S. Senate race will be significant in N. KY

Posted On April 19, 2013 at 10:33am EDT

Mitch McConnell’s re-election bid for U.S. Senate has proven to be a significant race in Northern Kentucky.  Leaders with both parties anticipate a hard fought campaign.  It was in 2008 that McConnell gathered 100,000 votes in the three Northern Kentucky counties…and that made the difference between him and his then Democratic opponent…Bruce Lunsford.