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SR 56 Closes For 14 Hours Monday Night

Posted On July 21, 2014 at 6:48am EDT

Here’s a friendly reminder to local motorists: State Road 56 in Ohio County will be closed overnight Monday into Tuesday.


Feiern! Freudenfest Happening In Oldenburg Friday, Saturday

Posted On July 18, 2014 at 5:54pm EDT

The stage will be rocking with polka music and the sauerkraut balls will be rolling in Oldenburg this weekend.


Thousand Returning To Workforce Increases Indiana's Jobless Rate

Posted On July 18, 2014 at 5:34pm EDT

New unemployment numbers show Indiana’s jobless rate grew by two-tenths of a percent to 5.9 percent in June.

IU student Karlin Keijzer was among 295 victims in the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine Thursday.

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IU Student Among Dead In Malaysian Airlines Flight 17

Posted On July 18, 2014 at 5:23pm EDT

There is an Indiana connection to the tragedy of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine.


UPDATE: Man Charged For Deadly Wreck, Leaving Victim Behind

Posted On July 18, 2014 at 5:05pm EDT

The man accused of leaving a woman for dead in a wrecked car in Whitewater Township is behind bars.


Authorities: Tri-State Drug Ring Was Run From Prison

Posted On July 18, 2014 at 10:46am EDT

14 arrests, 35 pounds of heroin, 18 pounds of cocaine, and $600,000. Those numbers are the results of a multi-state, multi-agency drug investigation detailed during a press conference among authorities from Indiana and Ohio Friday at the Hamilton County Justice Center.


Indiana Auditor Candidate To Campaign In Lawrenceburg

Posted On July 18, 2014 at 8:24am EDT

A candidate for a statewide office will campaign in Lawrenceburg Saturday.


Some Suspended Drivers Licenses Can Be Reinstated For Half-Price

Posted On July 18, 2014 at 7:54am EDT

Starting Monday, Hoosiers with a suspended drivers license won’t have to pay as much to be reinstated.

Hillenbrand, Inc. executive Christopher Lowery will be the chancellor of Ivy Tech Community College's recently merged Columbus and Southeast regions.

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Batesville School Board President Is New Ivy Tech Regional Chancellor

Posted On July 18, 2014 at 7:36am EDT

Ivy Tech Community College has selected Chris R. Lowery to serve as Chancellor of the college’s combined region which includes the Columbus and Southeast (Batesville, Lawrenceburg, Madison) regions.


Grant Means New Safety Packs For Ripley Co. Schools

Posted On July 18, 2014 at 6:58am EDT

The Ripley County Safe Schools Commission has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Ripley County Community Foundation.