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Bridge crews work to jack up the southeast portion of the new Milton-Madison Bridge span.


Slide Of 2,484-Ft. Bridge Set For Wednesday

Posted On April 08, 2014 at 7:07am EDT

The slide of the Milton-Madison Bridge is now scheduled for Wednesday, if the weather allows.


Damaged SR 262 Closed Through End Of April

Posted On April 08, 2014 at 6:49am EDT

Bad news came Monday for some local commuters as they learned State Road 262 near Dillsboro is going to remain closed a while longer.


Alcohol Suspected In Ripley County Crash

Posted On April 08, 2014 at 6:35am EDT

Alcohol is believed to be a factor in a crash that put three people in the hospital Monday morning.

For those who are not able to file their taxes by the April 15 deadline, or do not have the money to pay if they owe, the IRS offers extensions and payment options. 

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Deadlines, Payments and Scams: Last-Minute Tax Tips for Hoosiers

Posted On April 08, 2014 at 6:21am EDT

Some Hoosiers have already filed their taxes and received their refunds, but there are some who may not even have gathered up their paperwork to get started.

Tamica Jeffers and Robert Palmer

Trial For Alleged McDonald's Play Place Overdose Delayed

Posted On April 07, 2014 at 2:57pm EDT

A Dillsboro mother who allegedly overdosed with her boyfriend at a fast food restaurant playground will wait to go on trial.

North Dearborn Road Closed Tuesday

Posted On April 07, 2014 at 2:21pm EDT

Work to relocate utility wires will shut down a portion of North Dearborn Road Tuesday, April 8.

Rain Washes Out Local Roads

Posted On April 07, 2014 at 2:17pm EDT

Two roads in Switzerland County have been shut down due to the roadways being washed out.


Volunteers Needed For River Sweep

Posted On April 07, 2014 at 2:14pm EDT

Press release from Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (Undated) - River Sweep 2014 is scheduled for Saturday, June 21, along the shoreline of the Ohio River and its many tributaries. Volunteers are needed for this massive event. River Sweep is a riverbank cleanup that extends the entire length of the Ohio River and beyond. More than…


Teacher Assessments Released By Ind. DOE

Posted On April 07, 2014 at 1:07pm EDT

For the first time ever, there is public data from the Indiana Department of Education detailing just how good – or bad – teachers are on a school level.

Franklin Co. Council Band-Aids Large Budget Shortfall

Posted On April 07, 2014 at 10:01am EDT

Franklin County Council is avoiding county employee reductions, at least in the short term.