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Handbags For Hope Raises $5K For Women's Shelter

Posted On July 30, 2013 at 4:57pm EDT

Christmas came early this year for Safe Passage, Inc., and several of the families it currently provides services for, thanks to the generous donations from 115 Ripley County-area businesses as well as the many participants and volunteers for the 2013 “Handbags for Hope” fundraiser.


Planning To Make Aurora More Handicap Accessible

Posted On July 30, 2013 at 4:41pm EDT

Aurora citizens, especially those with disabilities, are asked to attend a city meeting next month.


New Oldenburg President To Be Commissioned

Posted On July 30, 2013 at 4:15pm EDT

Diane H. Laake will be officially commissioned as the new President of Oldenburg Academy of the Immaculate Conception in Oldenburg, Indiana on Sunday, August 4, 2013.


Home Parole Visit Results in Meth Arrest

Posted On July 30, 2013 at 3:33pm EDT

Police conducting a routine parole visit at a Holton home found more than the ex-convict.

Police: Mother Left Child Alone To Do Drugs

Posted On July 30, 2013 at 3:14pm EDT

A mother is accused of leaving her small child alone in a restaurant while she allegedly did drugs in the bathroom.


Vehicle Break-Ins Reported in Batesville

Posted On July 30, 2013 at 3:06pm EDT

Five vehicles were broken into in Batesville recently; some unlocked and others forced into.

Margaret Mary Hospital Among Top 100 Again

Posted On July 30, 2013 at 2:58pm EDT

For the second consecutive year, Margaret Mary Health has been named one of the U.S.’s best community hospitals.


Hoxworth Holding Local Blood Drives

Posted On July 30, 2013 at 9:22am EDT

There is a series of blood drives in our area this week. See when and where.

Fewer Head Start Slots For Hoosier Kids

Posted On July 30, 2013 at 8:05am EDT

Cutting enrollment is the way most of Indiana's Head Start programs are dealing with the nearly 5.3 percent in cuts to funding resulting from the federal sequester.


Pipeline Being Laid Across Tri-State

Posted On July 30, 2013 at 7:44am EDT

A new oil and natural gas pipeline from Texas to Pennsylvania is being installed across the tri-state.